Author Archives: Shelley Cook

About Shelley Cook

Self employed blogger, editor and copywriter. I work from home around my two children and am delighted to be able to visit local attractions and cafes and call it work.

Changes are afoot!

For those of you who follow this blog, this is for you, to let you know that changes are afoot!  As from last week I no longer edit the Mumsnet Portsmouth, Southampton and Hampshire sites, and will no longer be … Continue reading

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Planning a Birthday Party? Pyramids have the answer!

Organising a child’s birthday party can be challenging at the best of times, which is why many parents opt to hold the event at a venue who can organise the entertainment, catering and take care of the cleaning up afterwards. At … Continue reading

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Reception Class Open House Morning at Little St Johns this Thursday

Little St John’s the Early Years department of St John’s College in Southsea will be opening the doors to prospective paresnt on Thursday 5th March 2015, from 10 am – 11.30 am.  Judged by Ofsted as ‘Outstanding’ this event will … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Half Term Activities: Blue Reef Aquarium

If your children are into sharks, then head to the Blue Reef Aquarium this half term, as it’s Shark Week (14-22 Feb) and the aquarium will be celebrating all things Shark with a week of dedicated special events and activities. … Continue reading

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Half Term Fun at Pyramids

Half term is rapidly approaching, and with the weather still on the cold, wet and windy side, Pyramids offers the ideal place to take the children to let off some steam without having to brave the elements. Keep the children … Continue reading

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Weekend Activities and Events for Kids in Portsmouth

The Spring at Havant are holding a brand new club this Saturday 31st January, called Time Hoppers. It will run once a month on Saturday mornings and is for young people to discover and explore their history.  Each workshop will … Continue reading

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Passport Pictures for Babies in Portsmouth

Babies and passport picture booths do not mix. So here’s a few places in Portsmouth where you can take your baby or toddler for their pictures to be done. North End Goodwins, 51 London Road, North End, PO2 0BH – 023 … Continue reading

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Fertility Law Team at Biscoes have advice for you

Whenever people hear or mention that they are having problems in starting or expanding their families, the first presumption is often that there are fertility issues within the couple. This does however only scratch upon the surface of some of … Continue reading

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So much advice on successful breastfeeding – but how to stop?

Like many mothers, I had a less than smooth breastfeeding journey. I had a poor latch and for two days struggled until the midwife arrived and told me to take my daughter to A&E to be treated for jaundice. My daughter was admitted and then diagnosed with a … Continue reading

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Weekend Events for Kids in Portsmouth

Saturday 24th January 2015 Craft4Kids at The Spring Arts and Heritage Centre will be taking place again this Saturday from 10.30 am – 12 noon, absolutely free of charge, with all materials provided. Portsmouth City Museum will be holding a … Continue reading

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