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London is probably the best city in the world in terms of activities for families and children including lots of free activities and events. We list here lots of initiatives that we believe London Mums and their children from babies to teenagers would enjoy especially at the most entertaining places such as the Science Museum, The V&A, Kew Gardens, Kensington Palace, Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Greenwich, West End shows, the London Eye, the London Aquarium, Kingston upon Thames, Chelsea, SouthBank and so much more.

February 2012 Newsletter

Dear London Mums

Half Term is almost here. Another school holiday so soon? This means mums have to turn into entertainers once again.

For children 4+ i recommend to take them to see the new Muppets movie out on 10th February. And check my exclusive clip about my personal encounter with Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog who visited the UK to promote the movie https://londonmumsmagazine.com/2012/the-muppets-are-back-for-good

It’s also Valentine and we have put together a unique Valentine’s Gift Guide for Him and for Her.

Mums with business ideas and mumpreneurs are all welcome to attend our ‘virtually free’ conference on 8th March 2012 covering Social Media Magic in collaboration with Work your Way and TV star Saira Khan and award-winning entrepreneur Paula Wynne. We have limited spaces and we are usually sold out early so if you want to register send us £10 via PayPal using the DONATE button (on the right hand side of this page) and mark reference ‘8 March 2012’. If you don’t have PayPal check details on how to register in an alternative way here: https://londonmumsmagazine.com/event/social-media-magic We will have goodie bags worth £25.

We also recommend to attend the
Workingmums.co.uk LIVE, a free one-stop shop for candidates looking for jobs, advice and business opportunities.. LIVE London is to be held once again at the Business Design Centre in Islington on 27th March 2012, 9am-4pm. https://londonmumsmagazine.com/event/workingmums-live-london-exhibition-tues-27-mar-2012-business-design-centre-islington.

Working mums can meet with family friendly employers face to face, attend interactive seminars on working for yourself, returning to work and how to find and secure a truly flexible job. On hand will also be advice and support from childcare experts, CV and employment law advisors and organisations offering re-training. Children are welcome – there are crèche spaces available bookable on the day.

To attend a truly unique recruitment exhibition, and possibly land yourself that dream flexible job, register at www.workingmumslive.co.uk/london/register for your free ticket today. Space is limited, so reserving your ticket early can ensure your entry. London Mums are proudly supporting and attending this event. Visit us there.

I have posted various job opportunities for mums in our MESSAGE BOARD.

We still have a couple of places available at our London Mums playgroup in Putney in Putney. The group is brilliant and has activities for babies, toddlers and school kids too. We will have artist Giovanna Bindi as a special host at all sessions to get even more creative 🙂 If you are interested, email info@londonmumsmagazine.com.

Here is a selection of interesting articles and expert’s exclusive features:

COST OF RAISING A CHILD INCREASES TO £218,000

It’s a noisy world! Ensure children hear for a lifetime

Top tips on how to help your child make the most of university life

ADHD? What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

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.

Our inspirational Mumpreneurs’ testimonials this month include:

How to build a business that is sustainable for you By Charlotte Semler

From a marketing sport career to Zumba queen by Rebecca Rogoff.

If you want to get out, search our improved events’ calendar for mums’ and kids’ events and special celebrations across London. There will be lots of events this year starting with MOVE IT, the UK’s biggest dance event in March. We also have 15 pairs of tickets to the BABY SHOW.

Plus we have lots of other free tickets and prizes to give away. To enter our competitions go to our COMPETITION AREA.

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 Valentine’s Day!

Monica

monica@londonmums.org.uk

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