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A Mum’s Working from Home Guide

May 11 2017

 

Housework, walking the dog, laundry, there are plenty of distractions around the computer desk that can take you away from your work when you are working from home. Adding children into the mix can make it seem impossible to actually get any work done.

When you’re undertaking work from home with a baby or child in tow, you will face many challenges. There are some things you can do to find a better work-life balance. Here is a guide that will allow you to continue to be a fantastic mum, as well as get some work done.

 

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Win a £50 Modern Rugs voucher for your child’s bedroom

May 11 2017

 

It is not surprising to hear that many of our children like to spend a fair bit of time in their bedrooms. Whether they are enjoying some playtime with friends or just going off to sleep, their room should try to reflect their interests, personalities and even become a place to inspire their little creative minds. A new rug could be the perfect way to bring any room together. Whether you are decorating a nursery for a new born, a playroom for kid’s to have fun in or you’re creating a bedroom just sleep and relax in, the right rug could .  

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Win 1 of 2 Alice Tait London-themed merchandising bundles

May 09 2017

Two London Mums have the chance to win a special London-themed merchandising bundle of author and illustrator Alice Tait's latest book No, Nancy, No and assorted other goodies. Alice is a bit of entrepreneurial machine - most famous for Alice Tait’ London Map range (sold at John Lewis, Waterstones, Selfridges and alike), a design powerhouse (commissions for Penguin, Vogue, Chanel, The Times), a respected commission artist (her illustrations are used in every Waitrose/John Lewis restaurant and she has done portraits for The Old Vic) and now, for the first time, a picture Book author with Walker Books - No, Nancy, No (a London set, pop-up book) is out this month and you can see her work prominently displayed at Waterstones Piccadilly, Covent Garden, Trafalgar Square and other stores around London.

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London Mums May 2017 newsletter including Half Term activities for families

May 08 2017

 

Dear London Mums

Spring does not seem to launch and Summer is already at the door. My son is in year 6 and I feel these primary school years have gone so quickly. Before I know my son will be finishing secondary school and will be gone to Uni... I reflect on time and my past 10 years running the London Mums community. Wow! Time flies. In this newsletter, I have packed lots of ideas for the forthcoming May Half Term activities for families in London and beyond as well as ideas for the Summer holidays. In the meantime I am working on our 10th anniversary magazine issue including interviews with Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon and former tennis ace Annabel Croft, among other fab content.  

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Book of the week (for mums): How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids by Jancee Dunn

May 06 2017

 

Do you ever hate your husband? If the answer is yes, then you're in good company.  American journalist and New York Times bestselling author Jancee Dunn's latest book How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids is a hilariously candid account of her own personal quest to save her post baby marriage and restore family bliss with the help of the latest relationship research as well as good solid advice from no-messing-around experts.

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