Blog » Month: January 2019

Support in Doncaster for breastfeeding mums….

The findings of a poll for BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and BBC Radio Sheffield have revealed that 50% of women felt like they let their baby down when they struggled to breastfeed. In addition, while two thirds of women who breastfed their baby say it was one of the best parts of being a mother,…

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5 of the best Newborn Photographers in and around Doncaster

Babies change so quickly and it’s lovely to capture those first few weeks and months. When looking for a newborn photographer however, you clearly need someone who has experience as you want it to be right, plus you want someone who can actually handle a newborn! Even the most expert photographers can find shooting babies…

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Weekend Roundup 26/27th January 2019

If you’re at a loose end with the little ones this weekend, don’t fear! Here is a selection of local family friendly goings-on, that you don’t need to book in advance. Junglemazeia – Doncaster’s newest and wildest indoor play area and private party venue. A multi-tiered soft play centre based just off the M18 in…

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Cervical Cancer Prevention Week: Book your smear test now…

Do you know how cervical cancer can be prevented? During cervical cancer week (21st January to 27th January 2019) Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust want as many people as possible to know how they can reduce their risk of the disease and to educate others. According to the trust, “every day nine women are diagnosed with cervical…

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Puddle Ducks: A Perfect introDUCKtion to swimming

Hands up who has seen the Puddle Ducks advert on TV recently? We’re lucky in Doncaster, that we can take advantage of Puddle Ducks baby and pre-school swimming lessons at so many pools. Having started their classes almost five years ago in the Doncaster area, they are now teaching over 600 babies and children to…

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Get in financial shape for 2019 with Mums Moneyhub

With the madness of Christmas spending behind us, Mums Moneyhub are here to help us get into financial shape for 2019! Thanks to Independent Financial Adviser Katherine Rowell for her guest blog this week. Katherine, who specialises in advice for women and those with families is a Doncaster mum herself, with lots of experience in…

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Zog Activity Trail at Sherwood Pines!

From Friday 11 January 2019 at Sherwood Pines, you can head on an exciting forest journey with Zog and his friends! We visited Sherwood Pines (roughly a 40 minute drive from Doncaster) over Christmas and were excited to learn that Zog would be paying a visit in 2019! Following the success of the Gruffalo, Stick…

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Doncaster Mansion House: FREE open Days 2019

Doncaster’s elegant Mansion House has dominated the High Street for over two hundred and fifty years. Built between 1745-9, it is Grade 1 listed and one of only four surviving Mansion Houses in the country. It is now open to visitors on regular ‘open days’ throughout the year and admission is FREE! If you’re looking…

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Home Education in Doncaster

I was asked recently if I could help parents who home educate, link up with other parents who home educate. After a bit of research I found various places offering activities for Home Educators in Doncaster, such as YWT Potteric Carr’s Forest School, but the best way to find out what was going on was…

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