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Afternoon Tea with Santa Tip of the week

Afternoon Tea with Santa

Santa will be paying a special visit to the Wishing Tree Play Café twice on Sunday 17th December. Treat your little one to Breakfast with Santa at 11am-1pm or Afternoon Tea with Santa at 2 - 4pm. Enjoy Christmas stories and games, singing and dancing.

Homegrown Birthday Cake

Homegrown Birthday Cake

This year Fenton Barns Nursery near North Berwick celebrated its 5th birthday with a cake made from ingredients grown in the nursery garden. Its very first intake of babies are now off on their next adventure at school, so it was only fitting to mark the occasion by embracing its emphasis on healthy eating and local food.

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5 Simple Steps to Enjoying Baby and Toddler Groups

5 Simple Steps to Enjoying Baby and Toddler Groups

With over ninety different baby and toddler groups across the city, it’s very easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to decide which ones to go to. Regina Alonzi and Katie Drake offer some advice before you take the plunge.

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Father Christmas' Grotto

Father Christmas' Grotto

Edinburgh is such a wonderful place to live during the festive season. We're lucky that there are so many activities and events to take our little ones along to, to create some really special Christmassy memories. One of our highlights so far as been a trip to Dobbies, including a winterland adventure and delicious afternoon tea.

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Day In the Life Photography

Day In the Life Photography

As another year draws to a close, are you looking at your children in wonder and disbelief at how fast they're growing up? We certainly are. Karyn Horler decided to document a day-in-the-life of her family, so that they could look back, remember and laugh about their life with little ones. She contacted Armands Sprogis of A-Fotografy, and we spoke to her afterwards to find out what spurred her into booking a photography session and about her family's experience.

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Turning a comedy club into a family-friendly venue

Turning a comedy club into a family-friendly venue

Monkey Barrel Comedy is one of Edinburgh's newest family-friendly eateries. It offers top stand-up comedy by night, but by day it has started to welcome all ages into its café. We asked one of the owners - a dad of two under 5s - how he went about launching this exciting new venue.

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