Bethnal Green On Sea

Tower Hamlets’ Idea Store and Parks present – Bethnal Green-On-Sea!

Wednesday 17 August 2011, midday until 4 pm,
Bethnal Green Gardens, Cambridge Heath Road, E2 0HL

Bringing all the fun of the seaside to the heart of the East End.

Attractions include donkey rides, storytelling, helter skelter, coconut
shy, sand and water play, Punch and Judy, refreshment stalls and much

Further info on 020 8980 3902

Europe to Stop GMO Import

Interesting article from healthy pages about protecting our non GMO crops… ” Europe and Japan are set to stop importing grain from Australia due to Australia’s relaxed standards. The Japanese and European importers of non GMO grain are giving a clear warning to Australian grain producers that they will stop importing from Australia if their grain becomes contaminated by GMO’s.”  Read the full article here

The Happy Kitchen – London Fields Hackney

The happy kitchen cafe hackney

WOW I love this place, great for children.
You can go and play in London Fields after or before!

The Happy Kitchen cafe has amazing food, its quite beautiful! All seasonal and locally or UK sourced. They also offer cookery classes can crafts for children and encourage community projects.

GO TODAY! Go now! you will have a most excellent time!

Find them here: 402 Mentmore Terrace, Railway Arches, London Fields, Hackney, London E8 3PH

Tel: 020 8525 4994 | Web:

Museum of Childhood

The V & A Museum of Childhood is a superb place to go with babies and children of all ages. If you are a new mum with a baby is great to meet up with other new mums for coffee, great choc brownies and fairly priced food.

There is a sensory play area for babies that are sitting/crawling and toddlers, you can sit in there with a tiny baby too.
For the older and walking kids there is a sand pit, Lego table, dressing up, punch and judy to do yourself, a games area with board games, also rocking horses yeeehaa! An electric train thats 20p per train (but never seems to work), Magnetic play, a massive robot with a turning cog!

For the under 3’s there is a little play area upstairs to the left side as you walk in, its a great place to send Dads to when its their day to do the child care. It takes you back to your own childhood with starwars toys, cindy dolls, matchbox cars and much much more…

Superb shop with a splendid book selection.

AND ITS ALL FREE! Open weekdays and weekends until 5.45pm

Click HERE to visit there site

V&A Museum of Childhood
Cambridge Heath Road
London E2 9PA

Tel: +44 (0)20 8983 5200

Open 10.00-17.45 Monday-Sunday (last admission 17.30), 10.00-21.00 on the first Thursday of every month
Closed 24, 25 and 26 December and 1 January every year
FREE admission, buses no.8 (bethnal green rd) Bethnal green tube

bike n baby – try wee-ride

Little Dylan rides high with this dad in Victoria Park, London


Want to take your little one out with you then this wee-ride is great. Its a really lovely way to get out in the fresh air and for your baby to experience the great outdoors. It feels really safe and has a padded ‘table’ type rest for your nipper to lean on when tired.

You can use if from around 10 months depending on your childs size, neck strength (Mothercare stocks it too). The only minor thing is it does make your knees push out to the sides very slightly but, you get used to it and I just push my bum back a bit. I guess you could move your saddle back a bit too.

There is also the SafeTseat thats looks equally as good (although I have not tryed it), but without the leg length adjustment of the wee-ride.

Links: To buy the seat
Helmets for babies:

Flea Market this Sunday 4th Oct!

Hackney Wick Flea Market, I have a stall selling my handmade products.
You can get a stall yourself for a fiver! Its a great day out with the kids,
There will be arts and crafts, food, vintage things and lots lots more!

Get a stall: Click here
Map: Click here