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Sounds of the Forest: Review

Tall Boy reading Sounds of the Forest and holding owl whistle

Tall Boy absolutely loves to curl up with a book. He asks for stories first thing in the morning, he always has two stories before bed, and when he wants a bit of down time during the day we often snuggle up and read together. He enjoys the cuddle and relax time so much that on a few happy occasions I’ve even managed to be able to read to him until he falls asleep, which is a real treat now he has all but dropped his afternoon naps.

The Beta Mum, Adventures in Alpha Land: Book Review

The Beta Mum on iPhone with a cup of tea

When I received an advance copy of The Beta Mum, Adventures in Alpha Land, I couldn’t wait to get stuck in. It came just after I had joined the Rainy City Kids bookclub and managed to carve out time to read for the first time since Tall Boy arrived. I am finally putting nap times to better use than mindlessly scrolling my social media feeds, and whilst I now find myself reading on my Kindle or iPhone in those precious snatched moments, instead of curling up with a paperback for hours on end, I am loving the opportunity to lose myself in a book.

Read on for my thoughts about this brand new novel.

The Bump Class: Book Review

The Bump Class: Book Review

The Bump Class by Marina Fogle & her sister Dr Chiara Hunt was written to provide accessible, professional and unbiased advice to expectant mothers. I became aware of it when Ben Fogle tweeted about it just before it was released, happily around the time of my first scan.

Keep reading to find out what I’ve made of it now I’ve got to the halfway point of my pregnancy.