Sue's Blog

  • A Timeline of The Trump Presidency, as told by Orangey-Tan Posts

    Since Trump’s ruinous reign is at an end, we thought it might be a good time to look back at some of the bigliest moments through the eyes of our very own Orangey-Tan posts!
  • The Best Trump Parody Books: Understanding Trumpiness Through The Eyes of Children’s Books

    I started writing this blog before the recently attempted ‘coup’, in which Trump supporters stormed the Capitol building, disrupted the election certification process and ripped a gaping hole in th...
  • The 5 Things Kids Can Learn By Reading the Orangey-Tan

    The Orangey-Tan as a story that I would use to explain the past four years to my own child – but do so in a way that talks about the underlying values and why they are important. s a result, the Orangey-Tan has lots of lessons you can share with your kids (aside from the sheer satisfaction of reading along as the Manimals oust their own reality-distorting, preening, orange ape and his hateful ideology from their kingdom!). And since it’s personalized, your child becomes the hero of the story and can really “live” the lessons!
  • Grumpo’s Gratitude Jar

    This year, let’s be grateful before we ask for more, 
    Even Grumpo’s got things to be thankful for!
    Make Grumpo's Gratitude Jar with these free printables and take turns picking out gratitude slips to read or save it to unearth and read next Thanksgiving! 
  • 5 of the Most Popular Personalized Children’s Books

    We read some of the most popular personalized children’s books out there, so you don’t have to! Here’s a list of 5 books that are perfect for giving your little one some extra confidence, teaching them to be kinder, and encouraging them to let their imagination run wild. 
  • Kids read 'The Grumpopotamus' by Sue Donhym

    Meet the dreaded Grumpo’. Who will un-grump this fellow? Sign your child up for this venture, They'll set off on a great adventure! Listen as kids read out loud 'The Grumpopotamus' by Sue Donhym.
  • The Conversation Corner #2

    When Siddharth isn’t curled up with an Enid Blyton book, he’s dressing up as his favourite character, Moonface, for his school’s online book week. And when he’s not doing that, he’s painting pictures of tulips, poppies and.. 
  • Facebook Advertising Has Totally Sucked for Small eCommerce Companies During the US Elections

    Let’s be honest. I couldn’t exist without Facebook. Without Facebook, I would be a business without customers. So, I love Facebook. And yet, my frustrations with the company and its service continue to grow and grow.
  • Sincerely, A More Fun Quarantine #2

    Boredom's soon long gone, and here's why, 
    We've got a special surprise for you from Stutterfly.
  • Should Kids Be Exposed To Politics?

    In this day and age, it’s almost impossible not to talk about politics with your kids. The Orangey-Tan has made the environment so toxic, and so much about himself, that whether you want to or not, you may well have to talk about politics, if only to draw a contrast between the values you believe in, and those that he tramples upon every day.
  • Sincerely, A More Fun Quarantine #1

    We know it isn’t fun staying at your house, 

    So here’s a scavenger hunt from Anonymouse. 

  • The Conversation Corner #1

    Before he could properly hold a book, Adhyaan Alva was into stories.  When he was a toddler, he would curl up with his mom or dad and pester them to read to him.  At six, he doesn’t need to ask anyone.  He grabs a..