Celebrating the new oven where I can use all the elements and the oven at the same time without flicking the safety switch off, so the kid is having fries, steak and bread. I'm having fries and chicken.
Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising – becoming a successful reader is of paramount importance in improving a child's life chances. Nor is it surprising that reading creates a virtuous circle: the more you read the better you become. But what may come as a surprise is that reading to dogs is gaining popularity as a way of addressing concerns about children's reading.