Penguins at the Theatre

Being different brings the most wonderful of surprises. Roy and Silo are two male Chinstrap penguins. Just like the other penguin pairs at Central Park Zoo, they walk, play, swim and dance together.

Extra Money

A mums guide to earning some extra pocket money

    “I’m Gemma, a navy wife, mum of 2 ‘buttmunch’ boys and an avid bargain hunter! I’m forever trying to find the best value for money in anything I buy, which does get very time consuming


February Horoscopes with Divine Dawn

  Divine Dawn. “I’m a highly intuitive tarot reader and clairvoyant. I’m a healer with Reiki 2 attunement. I am a witch.” Find out your horoscope from our guest Tarot Reader, Divine Dawn.


Lambing and Other Animals At Miller’s Ark Farm

It’s currently lambing time in farms across the country and we donned our wellies and headed down to Millers Ark Farm in Hook, in the hope of witnessing lambing live!  Sadly, that wasn’t t


Hypothyroid me; my broken butterfly

  Bianca Jayne-Carr. “Just me and my boys rocking the world. @dcarrsailing where to next?! Currently rocking the mighty Hampshire and a bit of West Sussex countryside.

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Fairies Away

The Story of the Dummy Fairy! A kind and strategic way to persuade your child to give up the dummy for good! Included in the package: A5 full colour book with colouring pages, 2 x personalised letters


Miller’s Ark Animals

The hands on farm for ALL ages. Mobile Farm – Animal Sales – Open Days – Children’s Birthday Parties. Information: Farm Open Days throughout the year.


Savannah & Skye

Savannah & Skye make contemporary and elegant, handmade childrenswear, in original and unique styles and prints inspired by the beautiful British landscape.


Jump Factory Trampoline Park

Jump Factory is more than just a park full of trampolines – it’s a gravity-defying world of momentum and agility.


Southampton Toy Fair, 18th Feb

New & Pre-owned toys, model railways, diecast & collectables. Suitable for all ages. Date of Event: 18/02/2018 Times of Event: 10.00am – 2.


Toddler Sense Chichester and Havant

Toddler Sense is a multi-award winning activity programme, which introduces children aged 13 months to 4 years, to a whole new world of adventure.


Nutrition in the Mind

Hi I’m Elena, A Public Health Nutritionist with a passion for psychology and neuroscience.


The Crochet Craft Co

The Crochet Craft Co is run by Donna who is based in Southampton, where she lives with her very understanding husband (who is drowning in yarn), two slightly crochet-embarrassed teenagers and her naug

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Coping with Christmas with Tweens and Teens

Coping With Christmas For Parents of Tweens and Teens by Dr Melanie Smart, Child Psychologist ‘That’ age, the cusp of teenage-dom, not quite a child, not quite an adult.


Christmas at Cosmo in Southampton

We were thrilled to receive an invite to Cosmo restaurant in Southampton last week, to celebrate the first anniversary of  their opening, as well as the launch of their new Christmas Menu 2017.


Christmas Festival, Havant

Free Entry Christmas Craft and Gift Fair including singing and dancing entertainment. For all ages. Date of Event: Sat 2nd Dec Times of Event: 10.30am – 2.


Longleat Festival of Lights – Top Tips!

Last week we had an inset day (hurrah!) so headed off to Longleat – Festival of Light for the day. This year the theme is ‘The Magic of Storytelling’.


All Bits Pretty

All Bits Pretty is run by Sophiena who lives in Southampton, with her partner Christopher and her son Colby, who is nearly 16 months old.


Handmade by Dani

Dani set up Handmade by Dani a couple of years ago after receiving lots of compliments over the dresses she had made her daughter.


White Space Alresford

The White Space is a unique venue to hire for entrepreneurs, workshops, pop up shops, weddings, Ceremonies, events and fitness.

what to pack in your hospital bag

What to pack in your hospital bag…?

Many a time I take the short walk from the Labour Ward to the Antenatal ward to collect a couple in labour and often wonder if it would be easier to ring Pickfords to transfer all of the bags, tablets

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£20 off at Farmers Choice

  Why not do your weekly food shop with us this week? We have an abundance of fresh, free-range produce all of which is locally sourced.

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Zip Us In Jacket Expander Panel

The Zip Us In jacket expander panel is an award wining waterproof panel that extends your own jacket through pregnancy and when baby wearing. Suitable Ages: 0-3 Website:


Tips for making a brilliant birth plan

Almost as soon as you tell people you’re pregnant you can expect to start hearing horror stories about how terrible people’s births have been.