Supported by Portishead Town Council

Supported by Portishead Town Council

I am so excited to share some good news. Portishead Parent is now supported by Portishead Town Council. Portishead Parent It’s nearly 7 years since the Portishead Parent website was launched, & it’s now being supported by Portishead Town Council. As...
Goodbye 2020 & Hello 2021

Goodbye 2020 & Hello 2021

I don’t know about you, but I’m really looking forward to 2021 & seeing the back of this very strange year. I’m hoping my 2021 diary will be ready to take lots of face to face meet ups, plans, parties & socialising. It’s now the 7th...
Food Bank & Support for Families

Food Bank & Support for Families

Here’s a heads up about how our local Food Bank works, & what other support is available to families & individuals who live in Portishead & surrounding areas. While more families are struggling, there are equally many families, individuals, community...
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...
Kids Go Free – until….

Kids Go Free – until….

It may have been a while since you visited your favourite attraction, so here’s a little reminder about when your little ones can still get in for FREE. We all love to take our kids out for the day, but don’t forget we need to get out for ourselves too. As...
Free Books Online for Kids

Free Books Online for Kids

Some of our favourite sources of accessing books for our children are currently ‘on pause’: Libraries, schools, charity shops & even some buy/sell/swap sites. We’ve even lost my favourite online bookshop The Book People, which has now ceased...
Mum’s Office – My favourite diary

Mum’s Office – My favourite diary

6 years of being my favourite diaryIt was only 4 years ago I was dragged kicking & screaming into the world of the smart phone. You’d never know it now, as you’ll find me using it all the time. To be honest, I couldn’t run Portishead Parent...
The Name Label Company – VIPP Exclusive

The Name Label Company – VIPP Exclusive

A couple of weeks ago I ran out of name labels for the boys school uniform, so I went back to the company I’d ordered them from before, a few years ago. I placed the order on the Monday & they arrived the next day – Epic service! I thought I’d...