• Product Reviews

    Cosmetics Ideal for Little Hands

    We are all familiar with the stage when our little ones want to do everything ‘all by themselves’ and the resulting frustration if they need even a little help. Often our homes are not ideally suited to small children, either things are too high for them to reach, too heavy or too big for their little hands. We aim to enable independence as much as possible, finding products that allow children to help themselves. Learning to care for themselves is an important milestone for children however small little caps on bubble baths, shampoos or shower gels can be a little fiddly for little ones. Little hands can also find it…

  • Actiities

    Bath Paint

    Painting is always great fun however painting in the bath is not only fun but has the benefit of no clothing to wash (or the floor, walls or soft furnishings!). This is a quick and simple recipe that will provide endless fun.     All you need is; 1. Cornflour 2. Bubble Bath 3. Liquid Food Colouring 4. water 5. small tubs 6. Paint brush   Method Add 2 tablespoons of cornflour to each container. Next add in 1 teaspoon of Bubble Bath Add in 1/2 teaspoon of food colouring Add in 1 teaspoon of water Mix together. Add in any extra water/flour to get a consistency similar to poster…

  • Days Out

    Cannon Hall Farm

    There are so many farms offering family days out however Cannon Hall Farm really is something special. Firstly the way the barns are laid out makes life so easy with children. There are no stairs to negotiate despite the barns being on a hill which means accessibility for all. The animals are viewed from balconies above the barn so everyone regardless of height can easily see what’s happening and children will enjoy sending animal feed down tubes into the troughs bellow.  Around 900 lambs are born at the farm during lambing season and 2-3 litters of piglets are born every week so there are always plenty of little animals to see…

  • Parenting

    Pregnancy and Parenting App

    From the moment you find out you are pregnant there is an overwhelming amount of information available. Luckily for us the wonderful team at the charity Best Best Beginnings have created a free app for parents. Baby Buddy is a multi award winning app that guides you through pregnancy, birth and your baby’s first six months. Packed with features the app is essentially your personal baby expert. The app aims to help give your baby the best start in life and support your health and well being. Start by creating your own avatar and adding in your due date or baby’s date of birth. The app will then send you daily information tailored…