February News for Families in North London

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Babies in LockdownEnfield Thrives Together is working to support babies and toddlers during lockdown. They are providing opportunities for parents to share experiences and seek support. Online groups include coffee mornings for parents of 0-2s and a new baby online programme exploring topics such as feeding, sleep, wellbeing and communication https://www.facebook.com/EnfieldCouncilInformedFamilies/ Parks In Enfield Spring is on its way and we want to be out …

The Sophia’s Diary’s Online Lockdown Guide – Lifestyle, Shopping, Wellness and Fun

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Are we using this as an opportunity to get fit, learn new things, shop online and enjoy a slower paced life? So many business are offering services online now and many are free too. The Lockdown Lifestyle Survival Guide How to enjoy life during lockdown  https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2020/mar/22/coronavirus-social-distancing-activities-food-drink-exercise-kids Birthday Celebrations During Lockdown https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.heart.co.uk/lifestyle/celebrate-birthday-lockdown/ How to eat healthy  www.independent.co.uk/life-style/coronavirus-healthy-food-how-to-eat-lockdown-a9442241.html%3famp Important things to buy …

What’s on – Events over Autumn and Winter 2019

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What’s On Guide     Science Open Day at Dr Sergis Academy Dr Sergis will be hosting an Open Day at the Academy with free food, drinks and exciting experiments in the science laboratory and raffles! Saturday 14th September, between 10am to 5pm The address is: The Dr Sergis Academy, 52E Southbury Road, Enfield EN1 1YB.   Summer of Spitfire …

Your Family Christmas Diary by Sophia’s Diary

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Your Family Christmas Diary by Sophia’s Diary By Andrea Krase, Owner and founder of www.sophias-diary.com   Wow, has the build up to Christmas started already?!!!! Parents want to make it as magical as possible for their little ones. We have been researching to find the best things to do for weeks and weeks What’s on over the festive period for …

Beauty and the Beast – Meet the Cast

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Millfield Theatre is proud to continually receive amazing feedback from their Christmas Pantomimes year after year.  Alongside the backstage work, the talented cast is astonishing; powerful and very entertaining. This has not happened over night, in order to create a pantomime that is high end and of an amazing quality, the cast have to be talented. This year Millfield Theatre …

Sophia’s Diary Summer Drinks

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Over  50 Local Businesses attended Loving Local’s and Sophia’s Diary’s Summer Drinks event on Thursday 14th June. Business members had to opportunity to meet, and make new connections at the beautiful Trent Park Country. Not only did the event help support small local businesses, but over £150 was raised for 2 local charities. The amount will be shared between Noah’s …

Half Term in Enfield – May 2018. Events for kids and families

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Developing Fine Motor Skills

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How can Fine Motor Skils be Developed? Here are a few tips from our guest blogger Kerry Hegarty   Fine Motor Skills are the coordination of small muscles in the fingers and hands.  Strengthening these skills help your child gain their independence in every day tasks such as clothing, cleaning and feeding themselves and leading onto cutting, drawing, writing and …

May Bank Holiday Weekend, Shopping, Travel and New Events

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                            What’s On in May and Over the Bank Holiday weekend? Where are the best places to go? Read out latest blog to find out 1. It is forecasted that we will have amazing weather the weekend, so take a look at our Outdoor Fun section 2. Indoor Fun – …

Fitness for the Family

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Fitness for the Family By Andrea Krase Owner and Founder of Sophia’s Diary – Enfield’s only Children and Family Directory www.sophias-diary.com   According to Government Statistics, 58% of women and 68% of men were overweight or obese in 2015.  20% of children in reception were in this category too rising to 33% in year 6. https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/613532/obes-phys-acti-diet-eng-2017-rep.pdf   A healthy diet …