Leigh on Sea News

Room on the broom!

Iggety ziggety zaggety zoom... a little something for half term! 

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Things I Said I Would Never Do as a Parent

Before I became a mum, I was very good at taking the moral high ground when it came to parenting...

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Back to School

Yes, yes, we had fun. Yes, it was a lovely summer. Yes, there was sunshine and day trips and ice cream. But the time has come…

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Eighty-eight per cent of pupils get their first choice primary school place

Official Press Release from Southend Borough Council

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The All-New Marine Activity Centre!

Nestled on the Eastern Esplanade in the former SMAC building on Southend seafront is The Beach Club, an all-new marine activity centre offering a massive variety of entertaining pursuits both in the surf or on the beach.

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Peppa Pig's Surprise Surprise

Peppa Pig, George and their friends are back in Southend at the Cliffs Pavilion in a brand new live stage show, Peppa Pig’s Surprise

Book your tickets here!

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Festive Fun at Marsh Farm!

This magical journey has been was voted ‘Best Christmas Event in Essex’ by Essex Mums 2 years running!

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3 differences between your first pregnancy, and being pregnant with a toddler in tow...

The latest from our child and parent expert Keri....

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Preschool, tears and triumphs

For 2 years and 4 months, my little Louis has been with me. Daily. Like every single day. Almost. Ok not all day every day but near enough.

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We Have The Best Of Everything In Leigh on Sea

Since moving to Leigh on Sea around 18months ago, I've known I'm pretty lucky.

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Halloween Week at Leigh Community Centre

What's going on Halloween Week at Leigh Community Centre

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Bumps, new mums, and babies- reflexology for every body and sole....

So it's World Reflexology Week! If you've never experienced reflexology, you might well wonder why others rave about it's seemingly magical effects. I was a bit clueless myself, but happy to enjoy what I expected to be a foot massage when the appointment was gifted to me when I was 7 months pregnant. Wow. What a lifechanger.

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Never Mind Baby Brain, Mind The Gap

Motherhood brings us many incredible gifts- those tiny fingers wrapped around ours, those first smiles, THAT BABY SMELL, mmmmm.

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Pregnant? Don’t give birth without it…..

I had conscientiously written this week’s blog ahead of schedule, when on Tuesday, I was thrilled to find the headline ‘Pregnant women flocking to classes on self-hypnosis births’ in THE GUARDIAN, no less.

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Is she or isn’t she? Stop playing bump bingo!

This week on Mummy Pages (that’s a real site you know, not an amusing generic reference…) “Recent snaps of Beyonce send the rumour mill into overdrive”. Following the headline is some speculation about Beyonce’s alleged pregnancy, and an image of her covering her ‘burgeoning bump’ with a laptop when photographed.

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Brownes Boot Camp bring NEW kids classes to Leigh!

Re-known, award winning Brownes Bootcamp are bringing a vibrant, fun kids class to Leigh-on-Sea!

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Kids Summer Fun Boot Camps come to Leigh

Re-known Brownes Bootcamp bring a vibrant, fun kids class to Leigh-on-Sea this summer starting this Friday 31st July!

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The pre-child me and her parenting wisdom

Scrolling through Pinterest, eyeing up nursery rooms adorned with more detail than my wedding, I was sucked in.

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