Ride On Time
Miles of Smiles!
Ride on Time offer a fantastic range of push along ride on toys for hire. From racing cars to tractors, pirate ships to princess chariots.
Just choose your ride, book a date and time and they’ll do the rest.
Ready, steady, go!
Little Kickers is an internationally recognised brand of football classes for children aged 2-7. Our sponsor operates the franchise area of Banbury, Bicester and Buckingham (although also run classes in Shipston on Stour). Little Kickers is more than just football and is both educational and fun. Their sessions appeal to all and a love of the beautiful game is not essential.
Roves Farm is perfect for a fun family day out and is a favourite at Red Kite Days. Roves Farm is a family run business. The 166 hectare working farm comprises of livestock and arable land. Their Visitor Centre, which opened 22 years ago, enables people of all ages to come and enjoy ‘Hands on Farm Fun & Adventures’ with the help of the Roves Farm Team. Find out more about Roves Farm in our review from one of our many fun visits and visit their website.
At Giftonomy UK they know how important it is to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. Whether it’s to say ‘thank you’, ‘happy birthday’ or simply ‘I thought of
you’, they stock unique, chic and vintage gifts to say it all.
Chameleon Wall Art
Chameleon Wall Art produces fabulous decals to instantly transform any room. Turn your own artwork into a unique custom wall sticker or pick one from our designer collection – you won’t find these anywhere else! The decals are made from special ‘peel and stick’ matte fabric wall sticker material. They can be removed and repositioned many times without leaving sticky marks. Try sticking on walls, furniture or even your fridge!
Mum Loves Baby
Vanessa Carey, founder of Mum Loves Baby is a specialist baby massage instructor trained by leading expert Gayle Berry.
As a baby massage instructor, Vanessa teaches parents how to use massage with their babies to improve the bond, alleviate colic, aid sleep and support physical development (to name but a few). It is a wonderful experience to empower new parents with this beautiful skill and to hear about the positive impact it has had on their baby.
Vanessa also holds qualifications in childcare and continues to use this today as a professional babysitter. As a mum to baby Orin, she knows the value of having some time off being a mum. However, Vanessa also knows how important it is to feel confident about leaving your child in the safe hands of someone who is responsible, respectful and capable.
“A round of applause for the dinosaurs” is Nick Cope’s 5th collection of original songs for families and children. Former Candyskins front man Nick has been writing and performing his family songs for over 8 years and has built up an army of devoted fans from all over the world. This new collection of 11 songs, produced by Joe and Robin Bennett in Oxfordshire, features many local friends and musicians notably Andy Bell from Ride/Oasis on guitar and Katie Rose Bennett on backing vocals. The songs focus on a variety of subjects but looking after our planet and each other is at the core of many of them. There are heart-warming stories of lonely wolf children and amazing tales of Aliens and Dinosaurs and not forgetting Joe and his Mum who really can’t decide on the best way to spend the day!!
- The CD and DVD is available to pre-order now from www.nickcope.co.uk
- The iTunes download for the DVD and CD will be available 4th December
- Nick’s “slightly grown–up” Christmas song “THE SAME OLD CHRISTMAS” is being released again this year, only available on download all proceeds going to Helen and Douglas House . The sensationally, seasonal video will be available for all to wonder at and SHARE!!
Mums Meet Mums
If you sign up with Mums Meet Mums, they not only save you the time and effort by using their customised algorithm to match you up with other like-minded mums, but help you connect with other mothers in your area without the awkwardness and stress of chatting them up in the playground or at baby classes.
The Mums Meet Mums website is quite similar to a dating site in that they will match you with other members who have similar interests, personalities and schedules. In addition, you will be able to view the activities that the children love doing in order to match them up with their peers.
Find out more here.
Let’s Play Coworking
Let’s Play Coworking is a child-friendly setting that is designed to have the work areas, play areas, and learning areas integrated so that you and your baby can be together while you do your own thing. Your baby or toddler remains under your supervision while they are here, although their staff are always happy to help.
Starting in January 2018, they will have regular weekly sessions in Bicester and Oxford (Botley & Cowley).
First for Safety
First for Safety is run by the very friendly Drew Kamphuis. She’s a proud Mummy of two little ones and a qualified First Aid Instructor with over 20 years, on going experience in the Emergency Services.
First for Safety specialises in a 2 hour ‘Family Emergency First Aid’ course available across Oxfordshire. It’s designed specifically to arm parents & grandparents with essential, life saving paediatric emergency first aid skills needed to give a casualty the best chance of survival, prior to the professionals arriving and taking over.
Here’s some links to other businesses you might be interested in.
Freeparks – find free parks.
Franklin Wolf – teething accessories for mums and babies.
Tickittyboo – a children’s clothing 0-12 years, gift and toy boutique in Chipping Norton
West Lawn Consulting – supporting small businesses