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Baby swimming safety tips whilst on holiday

No family holiday is complete without taking a dip in the water, and for many families, having a pool on-site or within walking distance is a must when thinking about a summer getaway. Whilst it’s likely that your baby will have gained confidence in the water if they’re having swimming lessons, you may still be feeling a bit anxious about how they’ll fare in an unfamiliar setting. Whether you’re at a resort pool, picnicking at a lake or paddling in… Read more

Posted 21st May 2018  Tags

 

Our guide to the UK’s best family-friendly festivals

With a growing presence and popularity across the UK, it’s not surprising that many festivals now cater to families, as well as young party-goers - visitors of all kinds expect more than just a music stage and a field these days, so it’s unlikely you’ll find a festival that doesn’t have a range of activities on offer. Indeed, the creative mood that’s synonymous with festivals is one reason why they’ve become so popular with families - they’re a great way… Read more

Posted 15th May 2018  Tags

 

Sensory water play activities to aid your baby’s development

What is sensory play? Sensory play includes any activity that stimulates one or more of a child’s senses (touch, smell, taste, sight or sound). In recent years, the benefits of sensory play have been well-regarded by professionals. From the day they’re born, babies will naturally want to explore the world around them, and they do this by using their senses; that’s why they tend to touch everything or put things in their mouths. The benefits of sensory play Aside from… Read more

Posted 17th April 2018  Tags

 

What to pack for a day trip with your baby

As the last vestiges of winter fade away, you’ll no doubt be looking ahead to what the warmer months will bring. One of the best things about spring and summer when you’re a parent is the time you’re able to spend outdoors with your little one. Taking a family day trip is a great way to make the most of the longer daylight hours, though knowing what to pack (particularly for the temperamental British weather) can be tricky. Travelling with… Read more

Posted 10th April 2018  Tags

 

Games to make your baby’s bath time fun

Bath time is a great way to encourage your baby to love the water; read up on our bath time tips to discover the fundamentals of infant bathing, and the ways that you can make the experience easier, safer and more enjoyable for both you and your baby. Once you feel confident that your little one has gotten to grips with the basics of bath time, you can start to introduce toys and activities to make… Read more

Posted 26th March 2018  Tags