Dress to Party

It’s Prince George’s second Christmas. After his official portrait on the weekend – I think we have a good idea of what his Party Season dressing will be like. _79710177_princegeorge2

Now whilst Prince George is most certainly a cute chap, the Duchess will be ever so gutted this post came out AFTER the pictures, as her little Prince could have rocked a whole different look had she have seen it before. So, without further comment (for fear of committing treason) and without further ado, I bring you my TOP party looks for this Festive season. Let’s go.

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Word Up!

When my kids were in nursery aged 2, we were sent home with a reading book. For them to read. My husband and I thought it was ridiculous and pushy and didn’t bother.

Don’t get me wrong, I was huge into reading to them – from the age of 6 months. And they always loved it. It was the only time – apart from sleeping, when they were quiet and sat still. But they were 2. 2! Why on earth did we need to start pushing them to read by themselves at that age???

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Boy did I live to regret that. Maybe it was just me, but I really had no idea quite how important it was for my kids to get reading by themselves – and the sooner, the better. Their whole world – both educational and imaginative – opens up to them once they can read.

A couple of weeks ago – we were invited to a chi-chi little number at the beautiful Ralph Lauren store in Bond Street hosted by Tamara Beckwith Veroni which was all about promoting reading for kids. You see Ralph Lauren has launched a Childrens Literacy Program to promote literacy in association with the charity Book Trust.

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