Author Archives: Andy Meears

What can children learn through cooking

Cooking with children can provide many beneficial learning experiences covering a range of learning and development areas by planning for children to partake in regular cooking activities. Here’s what you can cover at home by encouraging your children to help … Continue reading

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Small Steps Parenting – Lottery winner for August announced.

On top of the many hundreds of £s worth of prizes we give away every month we also have our very own Small Steps Parenting Lottery! And it’s just gets better and better. Unlike the cost of playing the National Lottery or … Continue reading

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Tabby’s Tunes – Musical Fun for You and Your Children

Tabby’s Tunes is an award-winning music class for pre-school babies and children. The classes are run by Tabby, mum of two, a professional musician who graduated from The Royal College of Music. Tabby’s classes are on Monday, Thursday and Friday … Continue reading

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Birthdays, Book Sales and Bumper Cars

After the unmitigated mayhem that had been June, I had been anticipating an equally crazy July. Boxing gloves and full body armour at the ready, I charged into the final weeks of school term determined to keep my sanity with … Continue reading

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See what you could win this week in our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions.

It’s week seven of our Summer Sizzler of Super Competitions and this week we have not one but two great giveaways for you.  Don’t forget to check out our Competition page each Monday to see what new and exciting competitions … Continue reading

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Deal of the day – 20% off admission to White Post Farm

Free-range fun for all the family! For 20 years White Post Farm has been entertaining millions of kids and adults, giving them the chance to get up close to thousands of friendly animals, like chicks, llamas, rabbits, cows and pigs. … Continue reading

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Small Steps Cover Star Competition – have you entered your little one?

Could your little one be our next Cover Star? It’s the summer holidays! Why not get snapping with your camera and take a photo of your little one on the beach, playing in the park, or maybe enjoying a picnic.  … Continue reading

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Baby led weaning – Chicken and Apple Balls

What is baby led weaning?  Often also referred to as BLW is a method of adding complementary foods to a baby’s diet of breast milk or formula. This tasty recipe is very easy to make and is a must if … Continue reading

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The Official Top Baby Names 2013 have just been released – is your child’s name in the Top 10?

The results are in!! The official list of the most popular baby names for 2013 has just been published by the ONS (Office of National Statistics).   Choosing a child’s name is one of the hardest decisions any parent has … Continue reading

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St. Clements Pie – fresh summer dessert recipe

This lovely summer healthy dessert is nice and soft to eat; perfect for smaller children, but older children (And adults) will love it too! It contains the juices of real fruit, as well as being topped with even more fruit, so it … Continue reading

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