Officrèche Blog

Wow! 23 great events for toddlers at Brighton Fringe

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Puppets, balloons and three baby discos, there is so much aimed at the under fives during this year’s Brighton Fringe. After taking her daughter to Fringe shows before she was two-years-old, mum and Officréche blogger Sarah Booker Lewis seeks out the best this year has to offer. Most shows are shorter than an hour keeping […]


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Going on a journey to learn something new

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Going from place to place must be a magical experience for babies and young children, writes Sarah Booker Lewis. When they’re babies they fall asleep in a pram or sling in one place and wake up somewhere else. As they grow up the wealth of different transport options is a thrill. “Look a bus!” “The […]


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Babies and technology

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Here’s one of our members writing about technology and babies – thanks Severine! When my daughter Clementine was 9 months old we took her to France to visit my parents. After a long train journey I sat on the sofa for a well-deserved coffee a la francaise whilst Clem amused herself with one of the […]


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A Holistic Approach

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Caroline is now offering  holistic massage and maternity massage during a bi-weekly clinic here at Officrèche  – for both members and non-members. The next one is this Friday 15th February, from 12 to 5pm. Here’s her story: “I originally started red tent therapy to care for the mother-to-be on her journey into motherhood. Before training […]


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Breastfeeding and self-esteem

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‘Breast is best’ – undoubtedly, it definitely is for the baby, tailor-made gourmet nourishment. Yet, it’s not as easy as it looks. I know all non-human mammals nurse their offspring until they are independent – so it seems like the most natural thing to do. However, that’s not a great thing to say to a […]


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