A Nightmare on Bonjela Street

A Nightmare on Bonjela Street

Friday 7th Dec 2018

Janey lets us know what her experiences are of her toddler teething. How to deal

The steps to getting your kids active in the Winter!

Keeping Kids Active in Winter

Tuesday 6th Nov 2018

It’s easy to fall into the trap of letting exercise and physical activitie

Live Active Leisure Active Steps!

Active Steps!

Thursday 22nd Nov 2018

Alice headed along to Live Active Leisure's popular kids Active Steps class

The Sober Social Butterfly

The Sober Social Butterfly

Tuesday 13th Nov 2018

Our family columnist chats all about all the things that changed in her life whe

Little Stars

Little Stars

Monday 29th Oct 2018

Alice headed along to Perth Theatre to try out their singing, dancing and drama

Food Glorious Food

Food Glorious Food!

Wednesday 24th Oct 2018

Food Glorious Food! Janey chats about introducing food to her toddler and how to

Snow Babes

Snow Babes

Wednesday 15th Nov 2017

Snow Babes classes for kids aged 2-5 take place on the Olympic standard ice at D

Pitch Imperfect

Pitch Imperfect

Thursday 11th Oct 2018

Janey gives us the lowdown on some of the fantastic baby groups in and around P

Autumn Treasures

Autumn Treasures

Wednesday 3rd Oct 2018

Our specialist in all things outdoor and fun for kids and adults alike to enjoy

Simply Terrific Tennis Tots

Simply Terrific Tennis Tots

Wednesday 26th Sep 2018

When I was growing up, I liked the idea of playing tennis, but didn’t real

Learn To Swim at Perth Leisure Pool

Learn To Swim at Perth Leisure Pool

Wednesday 11th Apr 2018

Alice and James head to Perth Leisure Pool for some fun swim time and those all

Praying for a Chocolate Allergy

Praying for a Chocolate Allergy

Wednesday 29th Aug 2018

Janey gives an honest account of how it feels as a new mum to lose the baby weig

Mini-Movers Childrens Yoga Class Perth


Wednesday 22nd Aug 2018

Mini-Movers are classes for little yogi's Alice headed along with a young y

The Beatrix Potter Exhibition

The Beatrix Potter Exhibition

Wednesday 8th Aug 2018

Alice and James headed along to Birnam Arts to their wonderful Beatrix Potter Ex

Outdoor Tic Tac Toe!

Small City Crafts: Tic Tac Toe!

Wednesday 1st Aug 2018

You've got to a love a classic game and tic, tac, toe is something everyone

Equal Fights Equal Rights

Equal Rights, Equal Fights?

Wednesday 25th Jul 2018

Janey chats to us all about her experiences of shared parental leave when she ha

Endless Fun With Outdoor Games

Endless Fun with Outdoor Games!

Wednesday 18th Jul 2018

This week Wee Adventures in Perthshire gives us their tips on all the cool outdo

Things to do in the Summer Holidays

Plan your Summer holidays with Small City

Monday 16th Jul 2018

Our bumper guide of fun things to do during the Summer Hols

Travel and Holiday Tips

Top tips for travelling with babies and toddlers!

Wednesday 11th Jul 2018

Genius trips to plan, travel and ultimately enjoy your family holidays this year

Small City Crafts: Shake & Tap Drum

Small City Crafts: Shake and Tap Drum

Wednesday 4th Jul 2018

This week Small City Crafts gets musical and shows you how to make your own drum

Time2Play Sessions


Wednesday 20th Jun 2018

Alice headed out for a fun filled day with her little man at the Time2Play sessi

Toddler Climbing Classes!

Toddler Climbing Classes!

Wednesday 13th Jun 2018

The toddler climbing class that's as much fun as it sounds!

Perfect Picnic Spots

Perthshire's Perfect Picnic Spots!

Thursday 7th Jun 2018

#RhonaRecommends gives a run down of all the best places in Perthshire to enjoy

Small City Crafts: Wind Chime

Small City Crafts: Wind Chime

Wednesday 6th Jun 2018

This week Hannah has created a jingly jangly wind chime from things that you ar

Spring into Action!

Natural Obstacle Courses at Wee Adventures

Wednesday 30th May 2018

All you need for a great day out with the kids is the great outdoors and a littl

Glendoick Garden Centre Play Area

Glendoick Garden Centre Play Area

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Let the kids go wild in the new Wee Squirrels Play Zone at Glendoick Garden Cent

Meet Baba Yaga!

Meet Baba Yaga!

Thursday 10th May 2018

Small City review of Baba Yaga at Horsecross - enjoy the Scottish-Australian the

Small City Crafts: Lightsaber!

Small City Crafts: Make a Lightsaber!

Wednesday 2nd May 2018

It's out of this world! Hannah shows us how to make a Star Wars lightsaber

How To Help New Parents

How To Help New Parents

Wednesday 25th Apr 2018

During those first few weeks and months there's lots of things you can do t

Baby Led Weaning for Beginners!

Baby Led Weaning for Beginners!

Wednesday 18th Apr 2018

Many people have heard of Baby-Led Weaning, but what’s all the about? Here

Small City Crafts: Dinosaur Headpiece

Small City Crafts: Dinosaur Headpiece

Wednesday 4th Apr 2018

Make any dinosaur's day by helping them knock up some super cool headgear!

Scavenger Hunts are not just for Easter!

Scavenger Hunts are not just for Easter!

Wednesday 28th Mar 2018

Scavenger Hunts are a great way to get the family outdoors!

Purple Apple Happiness

Purple Apple Shortlist for St John's

Friday 23rd Mar 2018

St John's Shopping Centre has been shortlisted for a prestigious Purple Awa

Easter Fun!

Easter Fun!

Thursday 22nd Mar 2018

Details of all the best egg hunts, plus things to do, see and make to keep the k

Tiny Trains and Big Smiles

Tiny Trains and Big Smiles

Wednesday 21st Mar 2018

Just 3 miles from Methven lies a ride-on miniature steam railway through the woo

A Try for Rugby Nippers

A Try for Rugby Nippers

Wednesday 14th Mar 2018

An exciting local rugby programme for boys and girls in Perthshire aged from two

Small City Crafts: Bunny Selfie Mask

Small City Crafts: Bunny Selfie Mask

Wednesday 7th Mar 2018

Learn how to make the coolest Easter accessory with the kids this year - no fuzz

Live Active Kids' Races

Live Active Kids' Races

Wednesday 28th Feb 2018

Live Active's Race Series returns in 2018 with fun events for the kids to g

Junior Dippers

Junior Dippers

Wednesday 21st Feb 2018

Perth has just launched a ‘Junior Dippers’ club for girls in P4-S4.

White Magic

White Magic

Wednesday 14th Feb 2018

The charming story of Cotton & Wrinkle's world of White brought to Pert

Teenage Trilogy

Teenage Trilogy

Wednesday 7th Feb 2018

Teenage Trilogy - a show for teenagers and anyone who has ever been one - brings

Snowdrops at Scone Palace!

Snowdrops at Scone Palace!

Wednesday 31st Jan 2018

On weekends from 3rd February head along to Scone Palace where you can pick up a

On the Ball

On the Ball!

Wednesday 24th Jan 2018

Help your little ones to be on the ball by taking them along to some of the fant

Family Events & Entertainment

Family Events & Entertainment

Tuesday 16th Jan 2018

Set a date, book some tickets, tell your pals, and let us know how much fun you

Fostering For All

Fostering For All

Wednesday 27th Dec 2017

A loving family is something the vast majority of us take for granted but local

Highland Hustle Tots

Tots Tak The Floor!

Wednesday 13th Dec 2017

Inspired by Scotland and Highland dancing, the classes are energetic and focus o

A Festive First...

A Festive First...

Wednesday 6th Dec 2017

There are so many milestones in a baby’s first year – first tooth, first wor

Wild Woodlands

Wild Woodlands

Tuesday 28th Nov 2017

Part of the wider Growing up with Quarrymill project which is a partnership betw

8 Easy Ways to Transform Your Kid’s Room

8 Easy Ways to Transform Your Kid’s Room

Thursday 23rd Nov 2017

All round interiors guru Aishling O’Sullivan has put together her top tips to

After School Kids' Clubs

After School Kids' Clubs

Wednesday 1st Nov 2017

After Schools Sports Clubs are a great way for kids to keep active and reduce th

Hallowe'en High Spirits

Spirited Away At The Palace

Friday 27th Oct 2017

Scone Palace have created a fantastic family event with Spirits of Scone; the ki

Halloween Happenings 2017

Halloween Happenings

Wednesday 18th Oct 2017

From apple dookin' to pumpkin hunting, fancy dress competitions to ghost tr

Mad about The Madoch Centre

Mad about The Madoch Centre

Wednesday 11th Oct 2017

A brand new centre near Perth with a kids playpark and softplay that's guar

Bloomin’ Brilliant

Bloomin’ Brilliant

Wednesday 27th Sep 2017

Little Blooms is a local nature and gardening class for children aged two to six

Baby & Toddler Friendly Cafes

Baby & Toddler Friendly Cafes

Wednesday 20th Sep 2017

Stepping into a café which does more than just tolerate mini customers, but act

Family Events Scone Palace

Family Fun at The Palace!

Wednesday 13th Sep 2017

Scone Palace's open season may be drawing to a close for 2017 but they'

Circus Tots

Circus Tots

Wednesday 6th Sep 2017

A few weeks ago I came across the brand new ‘Circus Tots’ class, held on Fri

Bump, Birth and Baby

Bump, Birth and Baby

Wednesday 30th Aug 2017

Live Active Leisure offer some fantastic advice and great services for pregnant

Sing and Sign

Sing and Sign

Wednesday 16th Aug 2017

Classes that help babies use gestures to communicate, especially helpful in redu

How You Canoeing?

How You Canoeing?

Thursday 10th Aug 2017

Nicki spends a day on Loch Faskgally with her family and friends as she puts the

Top 10 Family Days Out!

Top 10 Family Days Out!

Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017

Perthshire is home to plenty of activities and days out to satisfy all the gener

Summer at Scone

Summer at Scone

Wednesday 26th Jul 2017

Scone Palace – just two miles north of Perth – is steeped in history, and ye

Tiny TAYsters at Glendoick

Tiny TAYsters at Glendoick

Wednesday 19th Jul 2017

These fun weekly classes for 2-5 year old's aim to teach them a little abou

Family Fun at Perth Racecourse!

Family Fun at Perth Racecourse!

Wednesday 5th Jul 2017

This year's family day at Perth Racecourse falls in 16th July. You can brin

Glendoick; Playdate Paradise!

Playdate Paradise!

Wednesday 28th Jun 2017

Glendoick Garden Centre have nailed it with their new kids facilities; a state o

Baby & Toddler Classes

Baby & Toddler Classes

Wednesday 21st Jun 2017

#RhonaRecommends has done the hard work and brings you all the vitals on the bes

Keeping The Fun Active

Keeping The Fun Active!

Friday 16th Jun 2017

Live Active Leisure has a fantastic programme of events to keep the kids happy,

Picts, Pixels and The Future

Picts, Pixels and The Future

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The new exhibition, Picts & Pixels, at Perth Museum & Art Gallery brings

Go wild at RSPB Loch Leven

Go wild at RSPB Loch Leven

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Family activities all year from bug safaris to pond-dipping and den building!

Perth Toy Library

Perth Toy Library

Wednesday 10th May 2017

A library with over 400 toys, games and puzzles for all ages available to borrow

Could you foster?

Could You foster?

Wednesday 26th Apr 2017

There are a number of children needing the love and care of a foster family here

Life with a 2 year old

Life With A Two Year Old

Tuesday 18th Apr 2017

It's been two short years since 'baby Freya' came home and Rhona

Pregnancy in 4D

Pregnancy in 4D

Wednesday 12th Apr 2017

The Baby Scan Company offer range of packages from 2D-4D from Tay Medispa in Per

Easter Holiday activities!

Easter Holiday activities!

Friday 7th Apr 2017

Live Active Leisure have a range of classes available throughout Perthshire to k

Hands Up for Ukelele lessons!

Hands Up for Ukelele lessons!

Wednesday 29th Mar 2017

The Acoustic Music Workshop teach kids to play a variety of instruments includin

Kids Yoga Classes

From Belly Laughs to Belly Breathing

Wednesday 22nd Mar 2017

Fi Munro is ready to launch her new kids yoga classes for 3-8 year olds in Perth

Easter Activities

Easter at The Black Watch

Wednesday 15th Mar 2017

The Black Watch Castle & Museum in Perth has a whole host of family activiti

Pregnancy Peace of Mind

Pregnancy Peace of Mind

Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

Tay Medispa in Perth now offer a range of specialist antenatal services.

Paws-ibly the Greatest Orchestra in the World?

Paws-ibly the Greatest Orchestra in the World?

Sunday 12th Feb 2017

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra bring their family concert, Stan & Mabel to

Big Dog is busy this February...

The Big Dog's been busy...

Thursday 9th Feb 2017

A mecca for kids and adults alike to share their love of comics, games and pop c

Soft Play at Bells!

Soft Play at Bells!

Wednesday 18th Jan 2017

Slides, tunnels, cargo nets and the best ball pool in Perth at the Bells Sports

Rugby Nippers In Training

Rugby Nippers In Training

Thursday 5th Jan 2017

James Knight brings his passion for rugby to a new generation with this fabulous

A Historical Tour With Santa!

A Historical Tour With Santa!

Thursday 8th Dec 2016

Nicki is joined by her two nieces in a wonderful festive day at Black Watch Cast

A weekday family shopping mission!

A weekday family shopping mission!

Wednesday 7th Dec 2016

Contributor Nicky Smith took advantage of PKC's 'Free After 2pm'

Soutar Writing Competition

Soutar Writing Competition

Thursday 24th Nov 2016

The Soutar Writing Competition for children returns for it's 15th year.

In Search of Santa

In Search of Santa

Wednesday 16th Nov 2016

We've tracked down where Santa is in Perthshire.

Bonfire Night Celebrations

Bonfire Night Celebrations in Perthshire

Wednesday 2nd Nov 2016

We bring you a selection of local bonfire night celebrations happening throughou



Wednesday 19th Oct 2016

HypnoBirthing practitioner Victoria Jackson describes how this preparation progr

Halloween 2016

Halloween Happenings!

Wednesday 5th Oct 2016

This week's #RhonaRecommends brings you a selection of Halloween fun events

First Birthday Presents

The very best 1st Birthday presents!

Wednesday 21st Sep 2016

#RhonaRecommends the very best 1st birthday presents! There's something for

The Daisy Foundation

The Daisy Foundation

Wednesday 17th Aug 2016

A unique birth preparation programme which aims to leave you more relaxed, confi

Strathearn Junior Aquathlon

Here Come The Water Babies and Distance Runners!

Friday 5th Aug 2016

The new junior aquathlon at Strathearn is a perfect way to get your kids moving

Meet my friend JoJo

Meet my friend JoJo

Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016

JoJo Maman Bébé opened their Perth store in May 2015. Rhona explains why she l

Glendoick Beach

Bring on the beach baby!

Wednesday 6th Jul 2016

The indoor Beach at Glendoick Garden Centre is open all summer and provides the

Summer Fun

Summer Fun 2016

Wednesday 15th Jun 2016

Events and attractions in Perthshire to keep the kids entertained this summer!

Perth Junior parkrun

Perth Junior parkrun

Wednesday 1st Jun 2016

A free, timed 2 kilometre run for 4-14 year olds around the South Inch every Sun

Kids Parties Ideas

Ideas for the ultimate kids party in Perthshire!

Wednesday 20th Apr 2016

Here's a guide to all the brilliant ways you can make your next kids birthd

Libraries Family Spotlight

Endless possibilities with one little library card!

Wednesday 6th Apr 2016

The libraries throughout Perth & Kinross offer so much more than meets the e

Egg rolling and a whole lot more for Easter!

Egg rolling and a whole lot more for Easter this year!

Tuesday 15th Mar 2016

#RhonaRecommends has tracked down the best Easter events and activities to keep

Turtle Tots does Sport Relief 2016!

Turtle Tots does Sport Relief 2016!

Monday 14th Mar 2016

#RhonaRecommends and baby Freya are helping Turtle Tots raise money for Sport Re

Kids singing, dancing and performing classes!

Jazz Hands At The Ready!

Wednesday 17th Feb 2016

A round up of some of the best kids' singing, dancing and performing classe

Wooden Toys Forever

Real Toys And Their Memories

Wednesday 3rd Feb 2016

Nicki catches up with Dawn Cotton Fuge from Precious Sparkle to chat about the m

Books Glorious Books

Books Glorious Books!

Wednesday 20th Jan 2016

Take a look at our favourite book sellers choices of children's classic rea

Spotlight Fitdankbaby

Getting Back To Fitness with Fitdankbaby!

Wednesday 6th Jan 2016

'Fitdankbaby' mum and baby Pilates class comes to Perth!

Feeling Festive

Feeling Festive!

Wednesday 2nd Dec 2015

Our family columnist Rhona looks forward to her first Christmas as mum.

Baby & Toddler Classes in Perthshire

The Pick of Perthshire's Baby & Toddler Classes!

Wednesday 18th Nov 2015

#RhonaRecommends has been trying out the very best in baby and toddler classes t

Kids Fun At The Blackwatch Castle and Museum

Putting The Fun Into History!

Wednesday 4th Nov 2015

when Blackwatch Museum sent their list of activities to us and it included a who

Perthshire's Baby Friendly Cafés

Perthshire's Baby Friendly Cafés

Wednesday 21st Oct 2015

#RhonaRecommends has been out and about exploring and this week she brings you t

It's Time For NCT!

It's Time For NCT!

Tuesday 6th Oct 2015

#RhonaRecommends the amazing work of the NCT in Perthshire and gives a big shout

Families In The Forest

Families In The Forest

Friday 2nd Oct 2015

Rhona takes baby Freya for her first night in The Enchanted Forest and chats abo

Baby Shops in Perthshire

#RhonaRecommends - Baby Shops!

Tuesday 22nd Sep 2015

Rhona Recommends the most gorgeous, helpful, practical and stylish of Perthshire

Little Lia and Olive Princess Parties

Princesses - Get Ready To Party!

Friday 11th Sep 2015

Nadia Cunningham launches a gorgeous explosion of pink and sparkles with her new

In the Brownies

In The Brownies!

Saturday 5th Sep 2015

Nicki was welcomed in by the awesome 20th Brownies at St Matthews Church and put

Meet Freya, She Swims Like A Fish!

Meet Freya, She Swims Like A Fish!

Tuesday 1st Sep 2015

Rhona and baby Freya review Turtle Tots swimming lessons in Perthshire for the f

Rhona Recommends!

Meet Rhona - She Recommends!

Monday 31st Aug 2015

The Small City Family section has now launched and our new columnist, Rhona Maxw

Happy Mother's Day!

The Magic of Mothers

Sunday 15th Mar 2015

To all of you mothers out there, young, old, married, single, fostered, adopted,

The Measure of Success

The Measure of Success

Wednesday 6th Aug 2014

Nicki's blog talks all about the life lesson she took from her son and how
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Families and Kids Archive

Families across the Small City of Perth and wider county of Perthshire love to follow the fabulous adventures of new mum and family columnist, #RhonaRecommends. Classes, walks, eating out and fun events for kids of all ages are covered twice a month in this informative, honest column.