Books for June

Another month and another assortment of amazing books for you to add to your child’s bedtime collection. Reading is a key part of the development of your child, not only improving their own reading skills but also their use and understanding of language and their imagination too. The only thing is, deciding on what to […]

Thinking Of Getting Your Child A Smartphone?

Check These Signs To See If They’re Ready Kids are starting to ask for smartphones from a younger age than ever before, and even elementary school can now been seen with their own Instagram accounts and watching YouTube videos from the palm of their hands. However, are children this young really ready for the responsibility […]

Top Storytelling Podcasts Your Kids Will Love

Whether you’re heading off on a road trip, waiting for a dentist’s appointment or just don’t have time to do the bedtime story tonight, a storytelling podcast could be your savior. Although podcasts have a bit of a reputation for being dull and boring, in fact there are some that are aimed specifically at children, […]

AI Knocks on the Door: When is real too real?

The really big news at the Google I/O developer conference was the latest news on the Google Duplex – the new, proposed assistant device – and how it’s going to impact our lives in the next few years. Google claim that Duplex will push the boundaries of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to levels that would perplex […]

Homework Strategies for A Digital Age

In an age where teens spend most of their time either playing video games or wasting time on their phones, it may be hard to get your teens to focus on getting their school work done.  Most parents today have a hard time getting their teens to sit down and focus their energy on their […]

Books For May

Another month and another list of great book recommendations for you and your little reader to enjoy together. Whether it is a superhero sibling, a story of guilt and secrets or perhaps someone who really loves cake. These are some top reads for you to enjoy together when it comes to story-time.  I Really Want […]

Top Five Alexa Gadgets and Accessories

It’s hard to believe that Amazon Alexa Virtual Assistant has only been in our homes for just three years, seeing as it and its rivals have become so entrenched.  Launched in November 2014 as part of the Echo Smart Speaker, Alexa was intended to be akin to the computer from the Star Trek original series […]

Feeling Intimidated by Your Gamer Teen? Here’s What You Should Do…

Video games are steadily making their way into everyone’s homes.  From the NES Classic Edition to Playstation 4, teens are spending most of their free time playing games online with their friends and people around the world.  While they are engaging with peers and others, teens seem to be shutting their parents out along the […]

Plastic Pollution: Bane of the Planet?

Plastics – the generic term for a range of around 70,000 different synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds based primarily on carbon and hydrogen atoms – were hailed as the wonder materials of the late 20th Century.   Waterproof and resilient, the key to the success of plastics is their resistance to water and natural decomposition, […]

MMORPG Challenge

Dads, when it comes to our generation, we tend to stick with what we know, rather than learning something new.   Whether its banks, shoes, curry dishes or video games, we tend to resist change.  Yeah, okay, other genres look enticing but we’re not really sure that its for us, and so we tend to […]