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In celebration of Shakespeare week 18th-24th March our author of the month is Sir William Shakespeare. 


Shakespeare week picture quiz. Can you guess the play from the picture?

Shakespeare week picture quiz. Can you guess the play from the picture?

March 13, 2019

Here’s a little fun thing to try with your kids for Shakespeare Week. If you don’t know what Shakespeare week is, by the way, it’s a week in March in the UK, aimed at getting kindergarten age children into Shakespeare, and it’s totally fun. It’s all about dressing up in costumes and having a go at acting some of the plays out. They also have some great Shakespeare themed crafts for kids to do as well as local events across the UK. So, in the spirit of having fun with Shakespeare, we have created this picture quiz, and you know what?
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10 classic books to say I love you on Mother's Day

10 classic books to say I love you on Mother's Day

March 13, 2019

Getting the perfect Mother’s Day gift isn’t always easy. The first hurdle is remembering that the day is coming but you’ve already jumped that one by reading this article. Still, if you want to get something better than the last-minute chocolate and flowers you have to put in some thought in advance. If you agree with the saying “it’s the thought that counts” a book is just about the best gift you can get. If you’ve picked the right one, it shows that you know the person well and you’ve been thinking about them enough to get them a present that is personalized to their tastes.
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Mothers are strong women too

Mothers are strong women too

March 13, 2019

The fact that International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day in the UK, are so close together this year, has got me thinking. It’s funny how we celebrate, strong powerful achieving women, breaking barriers and giving men a run for their money on international women’s day, and then on Mother’s Day it’s suddenly all about chocolates and flowers, and getting Mum or Mom, to have a nice sit-down. 

As anyone who has given birth will tell you, all mother’s and strong, very STRONG!

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