Little Apples Cooking Academy by Chef de Party

It’s the beginning of Autumn and tucked away in a Church hall in Crosby is an ever growing group of young people chopping, frying, stirring and tasting the most delicious Pumpkin Curry. The smell is amazing but what is even more exciting is the mix of people this cooking course has attracted. Aimed at ages 7-12 the Little Apples course is full and at the … Continue reading Little Apples Cooking Academy by Chef de Party

Liverpool Language Lab – Taking part

We’ve visited the Liverpool Language Lab before to see what they do and find out how we could get involved. When we last posted about it (https://growliverpool.home.blog/2019/05/03/liverpool-language-lab/) Phoebe was only 6 months old. 4 months on and Phoebe was asked to take part in a new study.  Infants are learning important things about language as early as they can hear it, well before they start … Continue reading Liverpool Language Lab – Taking part

Holistic Harmonies: Family Social

The dance floor is full, the lights flicker around the room and we know the words to every song that comes on. But this is not a Saturday night on the town. This is a Sunday morning at Constellations and the space has been transformed into one for families to make the most of those precious weekends together. This is the Holistic Harmonies Family Social.  … Continue reading Holistic Harmonies: Family Social

The musicians of the future- Music in Unison

There is no doubt that Liverpool is a city defined by music and you only have to take one glance at the baby/toddler scene to see that the city is continuing to invest in the musicians of the future. We have already written about Moo Music and Mini Maestros and here we discuss our third musical experience with Music in Unison. Music in Unison is … Continue reading The musicians of the future- Music in Unison

Mucky Monkeys – Liverpool

Phoebe loves a good bath and so finding herself in there at 12pm in the afternoon was a real treat! The events leading up to that early bath involved splattered, smeared and smudged paint, cut grass which found its way into every nook and cranny, along with a nice portion of green rice. No this wasn’t some ultra modern nouvelle cuisine, this was a morning … Continue reading Mucky Monkeys – Liverpool

Selena’s Suppers- Baby Led Weaning Workshop

It’s never the things you expect that trip you up and after getting through the early trials of breast feeding, creating routines, sleep training and the general ‘getting out of the house in less than two hours’ challenges that come with early motherhood I never expected to be so thrown by the weaning process.    I consider myself to be quite a relaxed parent and … Continue reading Selena’s Suppers- Baby Led Weaning Workshop

Mini Maestros- Rise Music Education

It’s 4pm and as kids everywhere are winding down from their days at school their little brothers and sisters are just getting started as Mini Maestros begins at Bean There Coffee Shop.  The class is the ultimate opportunity for your own mini maestro to express themselves through music. Whether banging a drum, shaking a bell or dancing with mum during the disco section, music floods … Continue reading Mini Maestros- Rise Music Education

Water Babies – Is it worth the money…?

When speaking to mums and dads about Water Babies the conversation often comes back to the same thing, the cost. There is no denying that £157.50 for a 10 week course is going to leave a dent in any maternity pay packet so what are you paying for and is it worth making savings elsewhere to introduce your little fish to the water? Here is … Continue reading Water Babies – Is it worth the money…?