Parents have always played a huge part in the Pyjama Drama journey; they join public classes with their children and are actively encouraged to join in, as well as to observe their child at play. And it’s always been clear that as well as the obvious benefits for children, Pyjama Drama classes can have a powerful impact on parents too, opening their eyes to their child’s imagination and in turn, helping them be more playful at home...Read More
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Calling all parents!
5 Pyjama Drama personalities - which one is yours?
No two children are the same, but there are definite similarities between kids and the way in which they respond to Pyjama Drama - have a read and see which is most like your little one!
Huge thanks to our wonderful franchisee, Ali Wilkinson, Manager of North Lancashire & South Cumbria for this contribution to our blog...Read More
Hair fit for a princess
25th October 2016
The lovely Victoria, our franchisee from Devon, has recently changed her appearance. Children in Victoria's classes are used to seeing her long, flowing locks tied back in a plait, out of the way for lots of pretending!Read More
Locating the 'off' switch
22nd December 2014
We all know the age-old saying that children would rather play with the cardboard box than the actual gift inside and many of us have probably experienced it too. That cardboard box could be the fastest car in the universe or the entrance to a secret underground cave and that sparkly dress in the box? Never as sparkly as the one in your imagination.Read More
The days are long but the years are short
26th February 2013
I grew up hearing the story of the night my mum nearly threw my two month old brother out of the bedroom window after a day of non-stop crying. We both know that she didn’t really nearly do it but the memory of that long day and fractious night is as fresh as if it were yesterday, despite it being over forty years ago. My own children aren’t babies or even toddlers anymore but being at home with children, especially when they’re young, is hard work and there are just some days that never seem to end...Read More
Top five books for Christmas
30th November 2012
There is something so extra special about reading a Christmas book to a child in the run up to the big day, so get into the festive spirit by enjoying one of these lovely books with your tiny tot...Read More
Parenting - 1970's style!
6th September 2012
My children will never know the pleasures (and freedoms) of my own 1970’s childhood, and after having just lived through a six week summer holiday, I’m beginning to realise that the 1970’s weren’t a bad time to be a parent either...Read More
Tips on starting school
17th August 2012
It can be a tricky time when your tiny tot is suddenly not so tiny anymore and is about to start primary school. Often you'll be surprised by how easily they take to it but for anyone who experiences wobbles, here are 5 tips to make it easier:Read More
Five things I bought for my newborn (and then never used)
15th May 2012
The first time I was pregnant I just couldn't wait to get down to Mothercare to stock up on all the things my precious new born would surely need; Moses basket, cot, travel cot, baby seat, car seat, play mat, changing mat, changing bag, high chair, pushchair, bouncy chair, pram, and if you're a parent you'll know that this is just the start. But whilst some of this stuff is clearly useful (if not fairly important) it makes me shudder to think how many things I bought that I really didn't need.
So, here are five things I bought when I had my first child (and then never used) :Read More
Making family glue
22nd April 2012
How do you clean a CD player ‘coloured in’ with lip salve, a bed sheet ‘coloured in’ with felt tip or a face coloured in’ with an indelible marker? I am sure it wasn’t in the adoption training anywhere and believe me I’ve checked and double checked my notes and it isn’t even in the small print!Read More
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