5 things to consider when choosing your Water Babies class…

When it comes to babies the only constant is change. Just as you think you’ve nailed something the balls are back up in the air and you return to square one. As babies can start the classes from only a few weeks old it can be difficult to really work out what time of day is best for baby. Something that works one week may … Continue reading 5 things to consider when choosing your Water Babies class…

3 reasons you and your baby need Moo Music in your life!

Only weeks into my maternity leave, as I became a regular on the baby clubs and classes circuit, one particular class kept popping up in conversation. Moo Music came highly recommended time and time again with new mums slipping each other the insider knowledge of when the next booking period went live. They tell you life changes when you become a mum but never had … Continue reading 3 reasons you and your baby need Moo Music in your life!

Dadventures in the Pool- Water Babies Week 4

For over a year now the attention in our house has been on me, my bump and then our little babe. When we see friends and family they first inquire about Phoebe and generally follow this up with… ‘and how are you?’ While this is all to be expected and is certainly with good intentions it’s easy to see how in the early days of … Continue reading Dadventures in the Pool- Water Babies Week 4

A Quick Flash! Water babies week 3…

  Week 3 of Water Babies Chapter 1 and before the class has even started I am employing a few new tricks I’ve picked up to speed up the changing room situation. On the last nappy change before we leave the house I swap Phoebe’s regular nappy for her swim nappy and swap any complicated clothes (Pretty much all baby clothes are complicated! Whoever designed … Continue reading A Quick Flash! Water babies week 3…

When Water Babies Cry…

In the early days of having a baby it’s easy to avoid doing certain things and going certain places in case baby cries. I’ve spoken to mums who have spent the first few months at home for this very reason, as the thought of a mini-meltdown in public just doesn’t bear thinking about. I definitely felt this way myself, but as someone who finds it … Continue reading When Water Babies Cry…

What you need to know before Week One of Water Babies…

The Dunk! So you’ve all seen the Nirvana-esque images of babes underwater, heading for the camera with eyes wide open and arms and legs spread wide. Capturing that very image might even be the reason you’ve signed up your brand new little babe for swimming lessons only weeks after they arrived. But what you may have failed to spend much time thinking about is that … Continue reading What you need to know before Week One of Water Babies…

The Storybarn- Calderstones Park

It was one of those mornings where the nap-time stars had aligned and I arrived for the 10am Incy Wincy Rhymers session with a beautifully well-rested and alert little babe. What a perfect place for a happy baby to be. The main activity space is upstairs and is beautifully curated as a place where imaginations can run wild. Amongst the reading nooks and soft seating … Continue reading The Storybarn- Calderstones Park