The Owl Tree Community Nest

The Owl Tree Community Nest

The Owl Tree Children’s Café has now been running for over 4 years (give or take a bit of Covid) and in this time we have welcomed many people through our doors. Our community has grown and continues to do so, and with this in mind we had been looking for an...
The Non Perfect Parents Club – It takes a village

The Non Perfect Parents Club – It takes a village

In this episode I am joined by Hannah from @theowltreechildrens Cafe in Newcastle. This was a really special episode for me to record and I honestly can’t tell you how inspiring it was for me because Hannah is living my dream! We have very similar values and ethos and...
The science and joy of singing

The science and joy of singing

Singing and song time is a pivotal part of the Owl Tree Café experience. Although we operate on a drop in basis, most customers time their visit to coincide with one of our two daily song times. Singing is a key part of a child’s development, and we have been...
My perfect social media life

My perfect social media life

Disclaimer – I am publishing this as part of our mental health awareness week but I want to make clear that this is focussed on those of us who don’t have a serious diagnosed mental health condition. This is aimed at anyone and everyone. We all need to take time to...
Bubble, Bubble, POP!

Bubble, Bubble, POP!

“I’m forever blowing bubbles, pretty bubbles in the air, they fly so high, nearly reach the sky, then like my dreams, they fade and die. Fortunes always hiding, I’ve looked everywhere; I’m forever blowing bubbles, pretty bubbles in the air!” You will know that song if...
We have won the Asda Gosforth Green Token Scheme!

We have won the Asda Gosforth Green Token Scheme!

We are delighted that we have won the Asda green token scheme. Thanks to everyone who voted for us! We will be using some of the money to invest in our baby area, making more space for parents to chat and more sensory play activities for under ones. Our cafe is as...