Swimming lessons with Puddle Ducks

By Natasha Pyke Being a parent of twins, I didn’t have as many opportunities as I’d have liked to take my boys George and Austin swimming as babies. My partner worked full time throughout my maternity leave and I was therefore unable to take them to swimming classes from birth, which is something I would […]


Painting the dream

By Kathryn Carr With only eight weeks to go until baby lands, the time has arrived to start thinking about decorating the nursery. When it comes to interior design, whilst I know what I like (and that the other half is happy as long as his extensive CD collection has a home and he knows […]


Calling all parents of multiples in Merseyside!

Home-Start Liverpool is looking to attract more families with twins and multiples to its weekly Multiple Birth Group. The weekly sessions are for little ones aged from birth up to pre-school age. They are held every Wednesday during term time, from 12.30-2.30pm, at John Archer Hall (next door to Windsor Primary School), Upper Hill Street, […]


Cheap or free half term activities in Merseyside

We have pulled together a list of free or low priced activities to entertain the kids in Merseyside this half term. The last winter break will run from Monday 16th-20th February. So whether it’s rain or shine, there’s plenty here to keep the little ones knee deep in fun! Chinese New Year You can celebrate […]


Win an activity box from Rainy Day Box Co

Congratulations to Leah Babbage who won our competition! We have a fantastic competition to win a box of fun from the Rainy Day Box Co. The activity box has lots of fun things to help you create with your children – perfect for those rainy days! The winner chooses their favourite large activity box from […]


A homemade Valentine’s Day

February 14th is Saint Valentine’s Day and is the time of year that we celebrate love and romance. As well as being an opportunity to tell our other half we love them (something you often don’t have time for once you have kids to attend to!), it’s also a chance to teach our children about […]


The best sensory play centres in Merseyside

Sensory exploration is one of the fundamental ways that a baby or child learns about the world around them and is a key part of their development. We all know that the key senses are sight, smell, hearing, touch and taste. This is why babies put objects in their mouths to explore them and children […]


Jump Nation – Toddler Time review

My little man and I were lucky to be invited along to a brand new class today at Jump Nation Trampoline Park, Manchester. I have a 2.5 year old who loves mini trampolines, music and dancing so we were excited to give it a try. When we arrived There was no problem to park and […]


Space art pictures for toddlers

Space themed art ideas for toddlers

The fun of Bonfire Night and rocket fireworks has got us in an intergalactic mood here at My Mum’s Diary. If, like us, you love space themed art and would like to get creative with your toddler, we have some very simple ideas for you. All of our space themed pictures were very easy to […]