Family Life

Christmas & Winter Events 2018

From Ice Skating at Eden to Fingerprint Bauble Painting, we’ve found out the best activities for under 5s in your area. We’ll keep updating the list as more activities and dates are published by organisers. And if you’re organising something … Click here to read more

Devon & Cornwall Documentary Series

Leeds based TV company, True North Productions, are on the lookout for interesting and passionate locals who live in Devon and Cornwall for a brand new More4 series. The series follows the success of ‘The Yorkshire Dales & The Lakes’. The … Click here to read more

St Ives Food & Drink Festival

St Ives Food & Drink Festival: Top ways for the whole family to enjoy the weekend Keep the whole family happy with a weekend of top entertainment and activities at this year’s St Ives Food and Drink Festival. Here are … Click here to read more

Swim Academy for Babies

Swim Academy for Babies: Enable your baby to swim happily, safely and confidently from an early age. Sarah Burnett, the owner of Swim Academy for Babies, grew up around water and has always been passionate about swimming. When her eldest … Click here to read more

Listening is hard to do

I specialise in children aged 2 to 12, and one of the most important things I try to convey to parents is the need to listen to your child. If you have a child who keeps having temper tantrums, you … Click here to read more

Toddler Friendly Walks

When you have small children it is great to get out and about. The benefits of walking with your baby or toddler include: 1. Being free! 2. It gets you out the house. 3. It enables you to be in … Click here to read more

Getting out with multiples

Being a mum of multiples (one year old twins) and a toddler means that getting out and about can be tricky and occasionally exhausting.  There are days when it takes well over an hour just to get all three bottoms … Click here to read more

Finding yourself again

Having a baby is usually expected to be a joyful experience, so it can come as a shock if you don’t feel that way. Difficulties with low mood are more common than most people realise:  about one in ten new … Click here to read more

Party Planning

Children’s parties can be an amazing time for making memories for yourself and your little ones. So here’s our top tips for keeping it stress-free and fun for everyone: Involve your child in the planning – follow their lead in … Click here to read more

Tried & Tested: Best Beaches

We are very lucky to live in such a beautiful place in the world. The following beaches have been recommended to us by mums with little one’s. Some stunning beaches have been missed off the list due to distance to … Click here to read more

Face 2 Face

Face 2 Face is a national scheme run by Scope and offers emotional support and practical guidance, to parents with disabled children in their area. The support can be tailored to people’s needs, and includes drop in Oasis groups, home … Click here to read more

Good Pub Guide

Beer gardens, play areas and children’s menus…three essential ingredients for a relaxing experience in the pub with little ones! Claire at http://playmapp.co.uk/news-items/cornwall-pubs-with-play-areas/ have found  several pubs in  West Cornwall with play areas, read on to find out where they are! The … Click here to read more