August 1, 2019

Being a mum, let’s face it, is one of the most exhausting things you’ll ever do. Pre-baby, if you needed a break you might have poured something cold and relaxed with a film, maybe indulged a spa day or even booked a holiday. But now? Now that there’s a very small, alb...

July 31, 2019

And there are lots of fun activities for young children to try in the area around Upchurch this August.

Here are some of the best to try – many are free, others are more of a treat...

Laysdown-on-Sea Carnival

August 3 – starting at 2pm from Little Groves Holiday Park, the...

June 6, 2019

It’s common knowledge that getting outside in the fresh air is good for both mind and body, but did you know that gardening also has excellent developmental benefits for toddlers?

For example…

  1. Gardening encourages healthy eating. Children who have planted fruit and v...

April 24, 2019

It’s a fact: plastic is devastating our oceans, its wildlife and the food chain – and young people from across the country are demanding that adults do something about it. Quickly.

In winter 2017, pupils from Portreath Primary School embarked upon a mission to make thei...

April 16, 2019

Guidelines recommend that preschool children who can walk on their own are physically active for three hours a day. There’s no doubt that physical activity in early childhood can greatly enhance young children’s growth and development and lead to a healthy body in adul...

July 13, 2017

As a parent, the nutritional needs of your baby or toddler are obviously a priority, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the amount of differing information out there. The food a child eats in their early years can influence their dietary habits later in life, so it’s...

July 11, 2017

Reasons why your child should learn to swim are many and varied. You need to give your child the chance to learn to swim.

The most important reason is that swimming is the only sport which can save your child’s life.

Heard of Swim Safe? Swim Safe is a free programme of o...

May 24, 2017

Talking is important for building your baby’s brain.

In the first 3 years of life, your baby’s brain triples in size. It also becomes much more complex and this doesn’t just happen without outside help.  The brain develops as your baby interacts with the world seeing wh...

May 2, 2017

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