Making maths fun with Matific Galaxy

A toddler holding a tablet displaying the Matific Galaxy title screen.

Disclosure: this is a paid collaboration with Matific Galaxy. I can’t quite believe that, come September, youngest will be entering her last year at nursery. Although this means there’s still a whole school year to go before she starts at primary, I think it’s never too early to get children enthused about key subjects. She’s …

The year of the Panda Parent?

A baby panda climbing a wooden structure.

I made an interesting discovery yesterday. I’m becoming a panda parent. I’ve heard of numerous nicknames for parenting approaches over the years but this was a new one on me. Coined by American author Esther Wojcicki, being a panda parent is about taking a more relaxed approach. That’s not to say it’s a licence to …

Introducing Zog Live on Stage

A production still from Zog Live on Stage.

Disclosure: this is a paid collaboration with Zog Live on Stage. Calling all Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler fans! This summer, Zog will be flying into Cadogan Hall, London. From Wednesday 31 July to Sunday 25 August, the popular story will be brought to life in Freckle Productions and Rose Theatre Kingston’s Zog Live on …