Family Services

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Kate Broadhead photography

Listed in: Photography/Modelling

Established photographer covering all family photography including fun sessions, birthday parties, baptisms and weddings. Mobile and flexible from Malaga down to Gibraltar.

LOCATION: Benalmadena


Listed in: Activities, Activities & Kids Clubs, Family Services, Indoor Fun, Pool Safety, Swimming

Almost all mums and dads want their child to swim. After all, it’s not only one of life’s essential skills it’s also healthy and brilliant fun too! Little Gem Swimmers run classes on the coast in Calahonda and Coin to teach little ones essential safety skills in a fun and relaxed environment. Classes are structured according to age and ability and classes are taught in a unique way combining music and singing so your little …… More information

TEL: (0034) 628 882 685 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:

*Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart by ALAN CUTHBERTSON

Listed in: Activities, Books, Education, Family Services, Retail, Travel

TRUE STORY written by Alan Cuthbertson. Ever wondered how easy it would be to start new life in a different country? Fiestas and Siestas Miles Apart, is a humorous look at what happens to the Cuthbertson family, Alan and Heather along with daughters, Stacey and Ashlie, when they decide to sell everything, (including the family stationery business) load the family car and move from England to Spain. Unfortunately, the girls half way through the process …… More information


Listed in: Au Pairs/Babysitting/Home Help, Family Services

Cinderella Property Management is a family run business which has over 10 years experience of living and working on the Costa del Sol.  They are reliable and efficient and can help you with all your property needs. They are ideal if you are a busy working family who needs some extra help in the home on a weekly basis or if you have a rental property to prepare for guests or family or simply if …… More information

TEL: (00 34) 652 136 520 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Activities, Education, Family Services, Further Education, Health/Dentists, Holistic/Health/Fitness

CPR and First Aid courses are not compulsory but maybe they should be! Why? The more people in a community that know these skills the more often someone suffering a life threatening incident will have a chance of survival. Recognising these situations and acting quickly is the base for all courses today. The Emergency First Response (EFR) courses offered by Anne Halpenny, known as the Irish Midwife on the Costa del Sol, provide training for …… More information

TEL: (0034) 630 231 037 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Education, Education Services, Family Services, Helplines/Support Groups, Moving To/Living In Spain, Private Tuition, Useful Info

Growing up can be challenging, especially in a modern world which is constantly changing. Sometimes your children have issues or problems which they, and you, struggle to solve. It can be anything from friendship issues, bullying, low self-esteem or confidence, trouble with adapting to family changes, issues with siblings, anger and frustration. It might be that there are important life skills you know they need, yet you are not sure where to start or they …… More information

TEL: (0034) 634 862 484 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Family Services, Helplines/Support Groups, Midwifery/Pregnancy, Moving To/Living In Spain, Useful Info

The Irish Midwife offers various services on the Costa del Sol for the preparation of childbirth and early stages of being a mum. It is run by two very experienced Irish midwives – Anne Halpenny who is from Dublin and has lived on the Costa del Sol since 1996. She is a mum of twins who were born in Marbella in 2009. Anne qualified as a midwife in 1985 and has worked in Australia, Iraq, …… More information

TEL: (0034) 630 231 037 or (0034) +34 649 199 116 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Family Services, Pool Safety, Swimming

80-100 children aged between 1 and 4 drown in private pools in Spain every year, making Pool Safety more important than ever. The Katchakid Pool Safety Net is an unobtrusive, 100% proven drowning-prevention system. There has never been a drowning, not even a ‘near drowning’, in a pool protected by a Katchakid Safety Net. There are more than 450,000 Katchakid nets installed worldwide, with ZERO accidents since 1979, giving Katchakid a unique 100% safety record. …… More information

TEL: (0034) 952 594 393 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Au Pairs/Babysitting/Home Help, Education, Family Services, Nurseries, Uncategorized

Kiddi Bank is an extraordinary Child Care Centre and Pre School situated in San Roque Club just outside Sotogrande. Kiddi Bank Day Care offers a relaxed, friendly and educational environment where you can drop your child off for one hour or all day. The nursery is open all year round from Monday to Friday from 7.30am until 7pm and offers a flexible drop off facility for children aged from 6 months up to 6 years. …… More information

TEL: (0034) 956 797 078 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE:


Listed in: Family Services, Helplines/Support Groups

Samaritans in Spain, is operated by Costa Blanca Samaritans and offers a free, completely confidential, non-judgemental emotional support service for any English speaker of any age who may be experiencing distress or despair.  They believe that whatever problems someone may have, whether big or small, they do not have to be alone with them. There are 60 volunteers who work for the Samaritans and lines are open 24 hours a day 365 days a year …… More information

TEL: (0034) 902 883 535 | EMAIL: | WEBSITE: