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Keeping babies cool in the Summer

Date: August 2, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

Summer is here! Our thoughts naturally turn to fun in the sun, holidays and quality time outdoors. For mums, dads and anyone caring for a child though, the sun is just another item on our never-ending ‘dangers to overcome’ list. So how do we keep our precious babies safe during these hot summer months? Planning…

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Water play for babies

Date: June 16, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks, Things to make and do

If water isn’t on your list of regular baby and toddler activities then you are missing out on something amazing. Free, fun and fantastically versatile, water can draw out chuckles from even the tiniest of tots. Most water activities can be adapted to suit all stages; great if you have more than one child at…

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Rainy Day Activities

Date: May 25, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Parents' Tips and Tricks, Things to make and do

Finding activities to keep your children occupied during the holiday when the ‘Great British Weather‘ strikes (think torrential rain, and snow in June!) can be a seriously draining experience. The combination of boredom and cabin fever can make even the most well-behaved children turn into screaming monsters and trying to placate them is enough to…

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Are You Getting Seven-a-Day?

Date: April 10, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: Food Fun, Parents' Tips and Tricks

Tips on How to Eat Seven-A-Day I’m sure you’ve read that the latest government guidelines for healthy eating state that we should eat seven portions of fruit and vegetables every day. If this seems like a difficult task to incorporate these into your diet, we’ve put together our favourite “secretly good” recipes to help you…

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Michaela discusses opening hours

Date: February 26, 2014 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

The Education Minister, Liz Truss would like school nurseries to open from 8 am – 6 pm. Michaela gives her views on this suggestion. “At Bumpkins we start our day at 7.30 am and we don’t close our doors till 6.30 pm, so I would like to think Liz Truss would be very happy with…

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The First Days At Nursery

Date: November 21, 2013 Author: Bumpkins Team Categories: #TheBumpkinsDifference, Parents' Tips and Tricks

First Days at Nursery This is a guest post from a mummy who has recently settled her child into our nursery. Leaving your child at nursery for that first day can be really nerve wracking for many parents. You may have spent a full 12 months with your child and that feeling of handing them…

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