Local events and great ideas for days out with babies & toddlers.

Find upcoming family events, great ideas for days out and kids activities on our Local Events Calendar. We have listed a few handpicked local events below – simply click on the links to find out more information. If your area is not listed visit our Local … Continue reading

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The importance of play

We all want our children to grow up healthy and happy. Fortunately, one of the best ways to achieve this is to simply facilitate what children love the most:play time!   While we might think of play as just being … Continue reading

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Hot Cross Buns with a twist!

This easy Hot Cross Bun recipe has a twist – but what is it? This easy Easter recipe is perfect for making with your kids. It may be customary to eat Hot Cross Buns on Good Friday but we think they are great any … Continue reading

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Top Tips on Potty Training.

Potty training – an emotional time for you and your little one. Spring or summer is a good time to start Potty Training, when washing dries better and there are fewer clothes to take off. It helps to remember that … Continue reading

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Have you been on our fun Easter Egg Hunt?

If it’s too wet to go on an Easter Egg Hunt outside, you could always organise an indoor version… or how about an online version? Ask your children to follow the eggs around our website and see if they can … Continue reading

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Top 10 family movies to watch over the Easter Holidays.

A great way to celebrate the Easter holidays is to watch an Easter movie from the comfort of home. Here are 10 EGG-cellent Easter movies:- 1. Hop (2011) - Instead of succeeding his father to deliver baskets full of treats, E.B., … Continue reading

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20% OFF products and services at Relate – the relationship people

relate Peterborough know it isn’t always easy finding time for yourselves, changes to your sex life came become problematic, juggling commitments of work, life and the family can be stressful.  Agreeing on how best to bring up the children can … Continue reading

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5 Top Tips on Trampoline Safety.

Did you know Trampolines are behind half of children’s injuries at harm? They have become as much a standard feature in gardens as a shed or a greenhouse. 54.9% of A&E admissions of girls under 14 were due to trampolining … Continue reading

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The best Easter Sunday recipe – Roast Leg of Lamb with Homemade Mint Sauce.

A true British classic; even more so at Easter. It’s easy to make and so tasty. The most important thing to remember about roasting a lamb is to not over-cook it. Lamb has such wonderful flavour on its own, and … Continue reading

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Competitions ending this month – do not miss out.

Many of our amazing competitions are closing soon!  Click on the competitions links below today and enter away! Win a Family Portrait to the value of £100. Each month Five Valleys Photography is giving Small Steps members the chance to win a … Continue reading

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