April 2012 Newsletter

Dear London Mums

What a month March has been! It was summer in London! Lots of positive energy around and people’s mood was exhilarating. We are looking forward to an amazing Spring with lots of FREE activities coming up for families in London and soon an even more exciting Jupilimpic time in our fab capital.

Search our improved events’ calendar if you are after FREE or cost effective ways to entertain your kids this half term and Easter without leaving the capital. There are plenty of Easter activities you can do at home too during rainy days. For daily tips and ideas for things to do with the kids at home check the ‘Get creative‘ section.

Don’t miss the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat race on Saturday 7th April! This year the Mayor of London in person will present the trophy to the winners.

After many years of hard work in the community, our London Mums’ organisation jointly with Work Your Way have been recognised by the Mayor of London and Great London Authority as ‘invaluable forums for forging new relationships, sparking ideas and providing advice in an easy, accessible way.’ Read the full interview for more details.

Talking about exciting interviews, check out the one with Beto, the creator of the Zumba programme and really charming guy. OK, don’t be too jealous!

This month’s articles include:

Exclusive interview with top British dollmaker Jill Bennett

Saira Khan speaks at London Mums Social Media Magic event
By our guest blogger Diana Morgan

“I wish you’d never been born!” – Living with a disabled sibling

Parenting in the 1970s and 80s was ‘Life on Mars’ compared to the modern age

The Ex-Factor – handling your ex after your divorce…

HOT CROSS BUNS Yummy recipe

Spring Cleaning tips to spritz your home

And if you are looking forward to a great event, mark your diary with the Kensington Dollshouse Summer Festival – 11-13 May 2012

I went last year and absolutely loved it. I even met Helena Bonham Cater with her mum browsing around and shopping for dollhouse characters. Check on my Facebook page for the picture of Helena at the festival.

If you want to become a guest blogger on this website, we would love you to email us. This is YOUR site and peer support group. You can share your views or rants with us here. We have now 22 contributors and counting. Come on, London Mums, don’t be shy!

Our inspirational Mumpreneurs’ testimonials this month include Cooking Gorgeous founder, Henny Flynn.

We have lots of great PRIZES & FREEBIES to give away. To enter our competitions go to our COMPETITION AREA.

Plus check out exclusive offers to London Mums on new products.

If you are looking for local activities check under the section ‘ACTIVITIES’ either under your London area or day of the week. We update these activities’ pages on a daily basis.

If you haven’t done it yet, you can download our latest MAGAZINE online.

Our FREE Gift Bag for every new registered mum campaign is ongoing. Let your friends know to REGISTER ONLINE NOW!

Last but not least, we post new competitions and articles every day and send them out only via Twitter and Facebook. If you want to connect more with your fellow mums, follow us on both social media groups (see details below).

Happy Easter!

Monica

monica@londonmums.org.uk

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