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International waters!

Hello! Sorry it’s been a while since my last blog post, it’s been a busy few months here at Water Babies. Not many of you will know this, but Water Babies receives enquiries to start classes from numerous countries from around the world on a weekly basis; the Maldives being my favourite request for some reason… Four years ago we dipped our toes into the international waters and started in the Emerald Isle and what a success we have had… Read more

Posted 10th March 2015  Tags Water Babies international

 

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Little ideas from Little Dish!

We've been speaking to Little Dish who have shared their top 5 tips for getting your little ones interested in their food... “At Little Dish we believe in making delicious, healthy food for children without adding salt or sugar. Over the years we’ve learnt how to create tastes children love without taking shortcuts. Here are our top tips for happy tummies and empty plates!” Easy peasy lemon squeezy! Squeeze half a lemon onto steamed broccoli florets or green beans for a… Read more

Posted 5th October 2015  Tags Water Babies baby swimming little dish tips cooking

 

Championing the UK's first Drowning Prevention Strategy

One person dies from drowning every 15 hours in the UK. It’s a shocking statistic from the National Water Safety Forum that has prompted the creation of the UK’s first Drowning Prevention Strategy, which was launched at Parliament this month. The 10-year strategy aims to halve the number of fatalities on or near water by 2026. According to recent statistics, around *400 people accidently drown every year, with a further 200 people committing suicide on our waters annually. (*source NWSF) As… Read more

Posted 17th March 2016  Tags Water Babies swimming drowning prevention strategy

 

Cloth nappies...using even just one a day makes a difference!

It’s Real Nappy Week, so we’ve asked our friends at Baba+Boo to share their top tips on why you should try reusable cloth nappies - and we’ve also got a fab competition to WIN a bundle of 3 Baba+Boo reusable nappies of your choice! “At Baba+Boo we make reusable cloth nappies that are bang on trend and better for babies’ bums, plus they’re super easy to use – scout’s honour! So stop spending your hard-earned cash and try some beautiful… Read more

Posted 18th April 2016  Tags blog Water Babies swimming baby swimming competition bababoosoliders nappy baba+boo

 

What’s it like being a parent to a Paralympian swimmer?

With Team GB securing medals in Rio, mum of a Paralympian swimmer spoke to us about her daugther's love for swimming from an early age.  Jo-Ann Marren’s daughter Amy made her Paralympic debut at London 2012 aged just 14. Since then, the Essex-based swimmer has won gold at the World and European Swimming Championships and also passed her GCSEs and A Levels. She is now representing Great Britain at Rio where she is doing the country and her family proud! Jo-Ann tells… Read more

Posted 15th September 2016  Tags Water Babies swimming baby swimming baby classes Olympics paralympics