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Create a spook-tacular Halloween Party

Create a spook-tacular Halloween Party

Halloween is everywhere and the excitement is mounting for the big day. Kids are discussing outfits, parents are plotting trick or treat routes and parties are being planned. If you’re organising a Halloween party this year, then a Dracula theme is a brilliant choice – […]

Half Term Tantrums and iPhone Addictions

Half Term Tantrums and iPhone Addictions

This morning was a pretty tough few hours – I was woken at 6.15am by four year old Alicia looking like butter wouldn’t melt. She reached over to my bedside cabinet and grabbed my iPhone – ‘ooo-tube’ mummy – I said ‘no way, it’s 6.15am’, […]

It’s the most wonderful – and scariest – time of the year!

It’s the most wonderful – and scariest – time of the year!

Forget Santa! For my kids Halloween is probably the most exciting event of the year and our street is always packed with trick or treaters every year. Last year my girls dressed up as vampires and took it a bit too far by trying to […]

Local parents and childcarers connect with Yoopies

Local parents and childcarers connect with Yoopies

If you happen to be in the Wandsworth area on Thursday (11th October) then it’s worth a trip to Northcote Road as Yoopies is hosting an exciting family event there. Join Yoopies after school pick up from 3.30pm – 5.30pm at a secret event location […]

Who are the winners in the 30 hours free childcare debate?

Who are the winners in the 30 hours free childcare debate?

Yoopies issued some interesting research last week and it seems that the 30 hours of free childcare scheme isn’t as great as everyone makes out.

Tooth fairy traumas

Tooth fairy traumas

When Sophia was five she lost her first tooth – it was the tiny milk tooth in the bottom centre where her first tooth had come through when she was a baby.  I felt a little emotional, she was beyond excitement.