All posts filed under: Family Directory

Family Directory – Core Team

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. The core team are a small group of well-trained specialists working with parents and children across Newcastle, Tyneside and Northumberland. Janine Smith Practice – birth & baby preparation, postnatal support, baby massage, weaning and ongoing parent support Debbie Donaldson – pregnancy & postnatal fitness specialist Julia McCarthy at Sanctuary House – massage and reflexology Puddle Ducks – aquanatal, baby & toddler swimming plus swim academy North East Sling Library – for baby & toddler carrying expertise Tumbles & Grumbles First Aid – for parents, grandparents and children Branch Counselling – specialising in family counselling Frankie Aitchison Psychotherapy & Counselling – specialising in support after miscarriage, stillbirth and childloss

Family Directory – Pregnancy & Birth

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. These pregnancy and birth practitioners are well trained specialists to boost your health and wellbeing and to enhance your preparation for birth and your new baby. 1:1 Sessions for Pregnancy with Janine Smith– to talk through any anxieties, concerns and decisions Birth Preparation & Baby Preparation Consultations with Janine Smith– good knowledge, practical skills, discussion and effective preparation for birthand your new baby Aerobic Bumps with Debbie Donaldson – for pregnancy fitness Aquanatal with PuddleDucks – for pregnancy fitness Pregnancy Yoga with Yoganic– for pregnant women across Tyneside Reflexology & Pregnancy Massage with Julia at Sanctuary House – to ease aches and pains and to boost your wellbeing Birth Debrief Service– with Janine Smith to talk through and make sense of the birth of your baby

Family Directory – families with babies & toddlers

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. These practitioners provide a range of sessions and support for families with babies and toddlers. The North East Sling Library – sling hire and consultations for parents across the North East Branch Counselling Service– for parents Tumbles & Grumbles Baby & Toddler First Aid – for parents, grandparents and carers Mother Cuppa with Janine Smith – a small group for pregnant women and mums with babies. It’s all about tea, cake, conversation, questions and reassurance. Buggyfit & Aerobic Mums with Debbie Donaldson – fitness classes with a postnatal fitness expert Mum & Baby Yoga with Yoganic – classes for mums across Tyneside Weaning Workshops with Janine Smith– taking the stress out of introducing solid food Baby Sleep Support with Janine Smith– information, ideas, coping strategies and reassurance for tired parents Baby Massage with Janine Smith– relaxing sessions for mums and babies from across Newcastle & Tyneside 1:1 Postnatal Sessions with Janine …

Family Directory – Baby & Toddler Classes

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. These are brilliant and beneficial classes for babies and toddlers – I will be adding more classes… Puddle Ducks Baby & Toddler Swimming – expertise in swimming for you and your baby Piccolo Music – the original local singing group for babies & toddlers BabyBallet – fantastic fun and movement for your toddlers and preschoolers Sing & Sign – Newcastle & North Tyneside – the best baby signing class for you and your baby, toddler or preschooler

Family Directory – older children, teenagers and families

The Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant gifts and products for families. These small businesses provide brilliant classes and support for older children, for teenagers and for parents. Branch Counselling Service – for parents, children and teenagers 1:1 Parent Sessions with Janine Smith – to focus on you as you deal with the parenting challenges Decote Dance Academy – classes and performances for children and teenagers Puddle Ducks Swim Academy – swimming lessons for children aged 4-10 years old