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A couple of weeks ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to Stockholm by Baby Bjorn. They invited myself and my family out for a few days to be part of their upcoming campaign, but also to investigate parenting the Swedish way. 853 more words


Outdoor Preschool Awesomeness: A Photo Essay

by Andrew Jay, Tiny Trees Preschool

Photos courtesy of Katrina Shelby

What do you get when you remove the walls from a preschool?

Short answer: mud, joy, adventure, science, nature, exercise. 553 more words

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Tip – Childcare

Some questions you can ask when starting your child in childcare include:

  • What are your policies regarding sick children and children who are not vaccinated?
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Hampers for the Homeless

This year Twinkles are helping to make Christmas Hampers for the Homeless people in our area. These will be distributed out over the festive period. We have already had some donations, but there’s still time to donate, we are looking for the following items: new socks, new hats, new gloves, crisps, individually wrapped cakes or biscuits, chocolate, sweets, mints, tinned fish in sauce, festive treats, cereal bars, resealable bottle of juice or water, hand wipes, lip balm and deodorant. 30 more words

MUMbler Day Nursery of the Year!!

We are very excited to tell you that Twinkles Knaresborough has recently been voted the Harrogate MUMbler Day Nursery of the Year!!

Thank you to everyone that has voted for us!!

Happy Halloween

We had lots of fun celebrating Halloween here at Twinkles, with stay and play sessions, crafts activities and lots of tasty treats for a party tea. 23 more words

'It'll Pass': Discipline and Breakdowns

Last night I drank a little too much and found myself wide awake at 3am, dehydrated and my mind reeling. The thoughts were rife with paranoia and yet about matters which were so utterly banal, I found myself getting ever more frustrated and therefore further unable to sleep. 1,194 more words