Learn to swim

Learning to swim is a life skill as far as I am concerned. I’ve written before about the benefits of baby swimming classes and also about competitive swimming for older children – learning to swim and building water confidence are things that are so valuable to children. Swimming can be great fun, a super form of exercise […]

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School holiday activities: part four

School holidays create a great opportunity to improve reading skills. I wrote recently about the Summer Reading Challenge that the big kids were taking part in again this year. So far, they are enjoying reading the books they picked up at the school summer fair. They are also enjoying reading to the babies, and story time […]

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School fears

For lots of children school is a wonderful experience. A place where they have fun, make friends and learn all sorts of things. For some children this is not the case. For some, school can be a scary place that makes them feel intimidated and uncertain. Anxiety around school can often arise when there is […]

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Beach ready

As July is almost upon us perhaps some of you are getting ready to pack up and head off on a beach holiday. If not, maybe you are planning some time at a beach closer to home this summer…weather permitting of course! Whatever your beach plans we have a great prize for you to enhance […]

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Sterilising on the move

What is sterilising? Sterilising is basically a way of killing germs. There are 2 ways to sterilise. 1 – steaming (using an electric steriliser or by using the microwave) or 2 – using cold water and a sterilising solution, such as sterilising tablets or sterilising fluid. You can sterilise baby’s bottles, teats and dummies and […]

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