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Days Out: Middle Farm, Firle.

Last week, I took T to Middle Farm with his cousins for the afternoon. Middle Farm, although is one of the smaller farms we’ve been to, is a wonderful local’s farm and boasts lots of lovely local produce in their farm shop. It’s also one of the cheaper farms (£5 per adult and under 3’s

Teaching Your Child to Swim: An Interview With Puddle Ducks!

Swimming with Puddle Ducks has been such a huge part of our weekly routine that when we don’t have swimming due to school holidays I feel lost, and it takes me a few weeks just to remember to not get his swimming bag ready on a Thursday morning! Part of the whole experience has been

Toddler Swimming vs. Baby Swimming

It seems like a lifetime ago that we first started swimming with T – starting when he was only  a few weeks old. It was definitely one of the best things we invested in and we’ve both thoroughly enjoyed our guilt-free time together every week for the past two years. Before T started swimming, his

How Swimming Can Help You Outside of the Pool

T has been with Puddle Ducks baby and pre-school swimming lessons for well over a year now and not only has his confidence grown with water, but he enjoys getting wet and has no qualms about water hitting his face suddenly. The main reason we think he’s done so well is because we started swimming with him early

Days Out: Blackberry Farm, Lewes, East Sussex

A few weekends ago we took ourselves off to Blackberry Farm. Surprisingly, we’ve never been despite being massive fans of farms. Based near Glynde in East Sussex, it’s actually quite a large farm; housing everything from Goats and Llamas, to Chinchillas and Ferrets. There are also several play areas and an indoor soft play. We thought it

Days Out: Drusillas Park, East Sussex. (Review) [AD – Press Trip]

Drusillas Park is situated near the village of Alfriston between Eastbourne and Brighton and has a lovely ‘local’ feel to it despite it being quite a large zoo. We’re huge fans of zoos in this household – we’ve always enjoyed watching animals and how they interact. So when we were invited to come visit last weekend,