Ideas to create a story corner for a memorable bedtime experience

Mar 30 2019

Let’s face it. The pace of our life is super-fast. These days parents lead very, very busy lives and are constantly juggling work and home duties. Things like reading bedtime stories are often not considered a priority. This is why the childhood tradition of storytelling before bed is in serious peril. Parents are not making the time to read to their children at the end of the working day and stop that practice when they become independent readers, even if the child isn’t ready to lose their bedtime story.

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Motherhood and Celebrity: Author of Your Guilty Secret discusses putting life experience at the heart of your writing

Mar 10 2019

A fellow mother once told me that when she goes out with her four kids, she dresses them all in bright colours. “Just so I can see where they are at a glance.” Ah – I thought to myself. Good idea. I must do that. But as soon as the thought entered my brain, it had filtered out again. Probably to be replaced by important information such as when the next series of Killing Eve was out. 

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Balancing motherhood and writing? Author of Your Guilty Secret Rebecca Thornton discusses balancing work & family life

Mar 09 2019

I once read an interview with a high-flying female. I can’t quite remember who it was. But I can remember that she had about ten kids running around her at all times and still managed to look beautiful and well put-together and well, shiny. You know – one of those.

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