Mini Me Time Blog - July, 2019

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Schools Out!

Schools Out!

School is out for the holidays, and I find myself probably more excited than the children!  As a working mum trying to maintain, and grow a business, run a household and juggle children and their active social lives I am very much looking forward to the more relaxed pace the… Read more


The Oxy Effect

The Oxy Effect

There's lots written, spoken about and information out there about the importance of Oxytocin and its role in the bonding process.  Known as the love hormone and the cuddle drug, in one 2013 review paper (authors O Wurdarczyk, B Earp, A Guastella, J Savulescu)  it summarised all of oxytocin's possible… Read more


Brain Building - Part 2

Brain Building - Part 2

A couple of weeks ago I posted Brain Building part 1, content courtesy of the NSPCC.  Given that developing babies brains is such an integral part of all mini me time classes - from cross lateral strokes in baby massage, diagonal poses and movements in baby yoga and the rhythm… Read more


Double Trouble - Twins True & False

Double Trouble - Twins True & False

Having had a few sets of twins attend our Rawtenstall baby massage classes (and lots of other classes too - messy play is always an interesting session with twins) ... a few interesting notes on the facts and fiction around the twins phenomenon. Mums of twins live longer - TRUE A 2011 study found… Read more


Breakfast ideas

Breakfast ideas

Breakfast – Most important meal of the day? But mornings can often be a bit fraught, at least in my house, as we try to get out of the door on time so generally breakfast for the kids is some cereal thrown in a bowl with milk splashed on top… Read more