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Baby swimming lessons: are they worth it?

It’s a good question, because at around £13 per class they’re not cheap.

Although I took BB swimming regularly when she was a baby it didn’t occur to me to look into anything more structured until I was asked to write a piece about baby swimming lessons for Mother & Baby magazine after Little B was born. 614 more words

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A family day out to Castle Ward

Spring is on it’s way! It seems like winter has been here forever but there are signs that spring is coming.

On a dry Tuesday over half term we decided to go out and make the most of the Northern Ireland countryside and take a picnic along too. 292 more words


Day out in London

I have just uploaded an album of photos to Facebook of our trip to London. In the photos we are all smiling and in general we had a good day but one of my aims in starting this blog was to write about the experience of being a mum outside of Instagram shots and status updates and so, in all honesty, taking two children aged 3 years and five months to London and back for the day on the train did have moments that would not have made a good Instagram pic. 1,506 more words

Trentham Gardens - a fairy sculpture walk

Situated in Stoke On Trent, Trentham Gardens are probably overlooked as a source of beauty and inspiration. But as these photos hopefully show, it is definitely worth a visit. 169 more words


Museum of Science & Industy - Review

The Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) has long been a favourite local attraction for us as a family. As we used to live in the city centre it was very handy for us to have somewhere to take Ophelia when she was younger and it was like our version of a suburban local park, only its indoors and there are no swings. 984 more words

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Gorgeous Glasgow - Botanic Beauty

The Botanics are situated on the corner of Queen Margaret Drive and Great Western Road. A large open space with several glass buildings that house the usual large variety of botanical plants. 184 more words


Things to do in Dublin with the kids this weekend

Brrr….it’s freezing out and it looks like we are in for a mixed bag weather wise this weekend. Cold and dry on Saturday; wet and windy on Sunday. 268 more words

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