March 2012 Newsletter

Dear London Mums

Spring is in the air and we should use the positive energy to be more creative and efficient.

The biggest news this month is that the Mayor of London is now officially supporting our organisation. The good work done over the years has been recognised and we are happy to celebrate this and London 2012 with you at our annual 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. If you want to register send us £10 donation via PayPal using the DONATE button (on the right hand side of this page) and mark ‘8 March 2012’ as the reference. 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.

I look forward to seeing lots of you there. We already have 100 attendees but we can squeeze a few more in.

This month London Mums will also attend as an exhibitor and media partner 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.

Children are welcome – there are crèche spaces available bookable on the day. It’s FREE so grab your ticket online and pay us a visit there.

It’s almost Spring time and we have lots of energising activities and fun things to do with you. Our London Mums’ playgroup in SW London will have a belated Carnival and Spring party jointly with Ole’ Kids with pinata, dressing up, fun games on 12 March from 4 to 5,30 pm at Eddie Catz Putney.

We only have a couple of places available so if you are interested please pay £6.50 per child via the donate button with reference

Spring party at the London Mums playgroup.

If you want more info, email info@londonmumsmagazine.com.

On 18th March it’s Mother’s Day and we have put together a list of all the things you need to know to have a Happy Mother’s Day
as well as a unique Mother’s Day Gift Guide recommended by our panel of Londond Mums’ reviewers.

Are you looking for a heart-felt gift to treat your mum this Mother’s Day?

Merci Maman offers a range of hand-engraved bracelets that will keep loved ones close to hand all year round. Merci Maman’s personalised charm bracelet (from £30) can be engraved with the names of children, birth dates or a personal message. The charms come in a choice of sterling silver or high-quality gold plate and are fixed onto an adjustable waxed cotton braid in the colour of your choice. The charms can also be fixed onto bespoke necklaces or key rings. Please visit our dedicated page,www.mercimaman.co.uk or call 0207 384 6550.

This month’s articles include:

Choosing your way forward: Returning to work after having children (by Anne Miller)

Baby sleep – Leading by example (by expert Jo Tantum)

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.

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 this month.

Plus this March we have really lots of 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 Mother’s Day!

Monica

monica@londonmums.org.uk

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Help us grow by word-of-mouth: If you find this newsletter useful please forward a copy to your fellow mums across London – let’s get members to over 100,000 London Mums! Thanks.

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