Planning a Naming Ceremony

Planning a Naming Ceremony

“May you seek to learn, may you learn to live,May you live to love, and may you love – always” The arrival of a baby or a child into your lives is one of the most exciting events in a family’s life, and many of us want to celebrate the occasion in a special and...
Too Many Pants

Too Many Pants

Today I’m pleased to introduce Ruth Drury, author of children’s book Too Many Pants.I’ll going to leave it to her to tell you all about it, & I’m really pleased to say we have a book giveaway coming up, courtesy of Ruth. Hi There,I’m Ruth a...
Swim Through Winter

Swim Through Winter

Summer and swimming go together like jelly and ice-cream. But when days are short and dark, swimming is the perfect winter activity for families. Water Babies explains how it lifts spirits, improves sleep and boosts immunity. Nothing beats fresh air. Bundling up and...
Baby Bonding

Baby Bonding

I was really glad that Bryony from Water Babies decided to share her article on Baby Bonding with us.  I love her tips, such as skin-to-skin & singing to your baby, but I instantly thought of another bonus about swimming with your baby: The mobile phone stays in...
Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

What Is Pelvic Girdle Pain? Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP), also known as Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD) is pain, instability and dysfunction at the symphysis pubic joint and/or the sacro-iliac joints of the pelvis. It affects up to 1 in 5 women during pregnancy, most...
Swimming Away the Blues

Swimming Away the Blues

With the clocks going back it’s so tempting to just stay at home & cosy down for a while. Bryony from Water Babies would like to see us getting out there & beating the winter blues She has a passion for swimming & also understands how important it is...
It’s National Baby Swimming Week

It’s National Baby Swimming Week

Did you know it’s National Baby Swimming Week this week? Bryony from Water Babies would love to share the benefits of getting in the water with your little one, & explain why it’s so much more than just a fun thing to do together. Amazing water When...
Food for Thought – Sleep

Food for Thought – Sleep

Welcome to the second in our Food for Thought guest blog series This month Rebecca & Claire are both focusing on sleep. Claire will be talking about our children’s sleep & Rebecca will show us how food can effect our sleep. The Food Sleep Connection:...
Food for Thought – picnics & portion sizes

Food for Thought – picnics & portion sizes

Welcome to the very first Food for Thought guest blog. There are two great subjects covered this month. Rebecca will be giving us some great ideas for picnics & snacks for us all to enjoy & Claire will be looking at portion sizes for toddlers. I hope you enjoy...