We heard it’s a Bug’s life in Oz!

They’ve just landed in Oz, suitcases unpacked and ready to ‘rock ‘n’ roll! Thanks to the popular Australian Parenting Blog,’Mouths of Mums’, ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ have now set foot on Aussie soil. What will they make of this bunch of misfits all the way from the UK? Will they understand these quirky and odd colourful characters and what they represent? How could they not…This is the country that brought us Dame Edna and we love her! Australia is renowned around the world for its interest and encouragement in many wellbeing subjects and it’s huge encouragement in leading a healthy lifestyle
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‘Of course Children are welcome!’

            Ideas for the younger guests at your wedding…..   No need to panic! We know the thought of children at weddings can bring on sweaty palms and a sudden shortness of breath when mentioned to most people planning their big day. Images of pristine white table clothes covered in small handprints, screams and demands during the best man’s speech about needing a ‘wee wee!’ or worse, a ‘cute as a button’ kid stealing your thunder during the first dance with their uncoordinated manic moves (when your Latin American hip swaying had taken 6 painful
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The Sue Atkins Parenting Show

  Imagine my delight at ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ getting a mention on the  Sue Atkins Parenting Show and to hear her positive review of  the ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ books. This lady is a powerhouse of reputable parenting advice and expertise. Her podcast,blogs,books, radio and TV appearances are a great source of support in a wide variety of  challenging obstacles we come across when dealing with our children. What stands out for me about Sue Atkins’s approach to parenting is her realistic and understanding advice as she often relates to her own experiences as a mother, which is not only a
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Story Time With Flu Bug

12th April 2.30pm at Ascot Heath Library Please come along and enjoy the story of Flu Bug from the ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ collection and be introduced to the other Bugs too! Click here for details
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Hitting the ground running…

After a 2 month break (amazing time in Australia and Bali) I have now returned recharged and ready to hit the ground running with ‘Life’s Little Bugs. After just one week being back I have been asked to read out the ‘Flu Bug’ story with activities at 3 more libraries, Ascot Heath, Crowthorne and Whitegrove. Dates for them will be available soon on my website, so if you and your little ones are nearby please join us. Speak soon, Tina
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Watch This Space

Watch this space for the up and coming release of ‘Flu Bug’ the first in the ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ collection. Help you children willingly develop good habits through reading and collecting the ‘Life’s Little Bugs’ rhyming stories! See Poster Here…
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Invite to read….

I am very pleased to have been invited to read the Life’s little bugs stories to children for the ‘Children’s corner’ at Wokingham and Woodley libraries next year. I will also have some activities for the children, colouring in ,puzzles etc, as well as a chance to listen to and buy the first book in the collection ‘Flu Bug’ which I will happily sign. Dates to be confirmed so I will keep you posted and if you’re in the area please pop in! Speak soon! Tina
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Welcome to my first blog inviting you into the world of….’Lifes Little Bugs’

    Welcome to my first blog inviting you into the world of….’Lifes Little Bugs’ As a mum myself I soon found that continuously telling your child to wash their hands, to put litter in the bin, to eat healthier and other such tedious but necessary lessons was making me sound a real nag and very boring to listen to. Noticing their little eyes glaze over as I once again started to repeat myself about the importance of handwashing, it got me thinking about a more interesting way to get these messages across and help explain in a fun way
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