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…

Choosing a Performing Arts class? Read this first!

The Performing Arts Edition So, you made a little drama queen! You can’t imagine where they got it from, certainly not from you! Now you can go one of two ways, try desperately to shoe-horn this little ball of energy into an activity that will calm them and give them good solid focus, or embrace the drama by developing it at an activity designed to … Continue reading Choosing a Performing Arts class? Read this first!

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

The Everyman Cinema -Baby Club

‘Poppins’ to the Cinema The one thing I’ve heard over and over again from new mums and dads is how you never get to go to the cinema anymore once you have a baby. It’s the very reason I found myself surrounded by people considerably older than me at the ‘silver screen’ events as I crammed in afternoon screenings of whatever I could in the … Continue reading The Everyman Cinema -Baby Club