September 2014 Newsletter – Back-to-school essentials

Dear London Mums

Welcome back to normality after the school holidays! School is back but are we sure we are ready? To help you out check out our features covering Back to School essentials. Hopefully you’ll find some inspiration.

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To help you survive going back to school this September here are our experts’ tips:

What is the new National Curriculum?

A Tear Free First Day at Reception

BACK TO SCHOOL AND BACK TO SLEEP & ‘NORMALITY’

3 Reasons to Create a Summer Memory Box – ideal to help your kids to break the ice with the new teacher 

Loom Band Mania – kids will be talking about their Summer Creations and here is a little help to move on to new crafting this Autumn term.

Back to School essentials

 

HEALTHY EATING

My new School Year’s resolution is to prepare healthier family meals and my own snacks so I have collected some recipes that would be perfect if prepared with farm food:

Kent farm strawberries smell

 

Farm Food is good for you – Recipe ideas and Special Offer on farm produces

To make the most of the SPECIAL LONDON MUMS OFFER simply go to the page http://www.kentvegbox.com/pages/lm and claim your massive 75% discount off your first fruit and/or veg box. All you need to do is ORDER A BOX and use the code LM75 during check out.

 

RECIPE IDEAS FOR ‘BACK-TO-SCHOOL’ SEPTEMBER

recipe Pancake Tower

Pea & Sun-dried Tomato Bread

Alfred Prasad ’s hot mixed vegetables on toasted baps

Adam Byatt ’s Butternut squash, pear and gorgonzola flatbread tart

Crafty Pancake Tower

Scones with Maple Syrup Icing

 

NEW FILM TRAILERS & HEADS UP

SHAUN THE SHEEP THE MOVIE

Million Dollar Arm

THE REWRITE

SHAUN THE SHEEP THE MOVIE

WHAT WE DID ON OUR HOLIDAY

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY

THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING, the story of genius physicist Stephen Hawking & Jane Wilde

Guardians Of The Galaxy

 

TRAVEL WITH KIDS – HOLIDAY PLANNER

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If you are thinking of heading of planning your family holidays for October half term here are London Mums suggestions:

Poole (Dorset) sand beaches, cruising & ghost town tours

Essex is not all about TOWIE – it’s a great place for a family holiday

The south Oxfordshire canal at 5mph

A hidden quarter of Paris

Tips for your perfect family skiing holiday

 

COMPETITIONS

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We have lots of new giveaways and ongoing competitions for everyone. Don’t forget to enter them. Everyone loves freebies.

 

If you haven’t done it yet, you can read and download our Summer/ Autumn issue of the FREE LONDON MUMS MAGAZINE online.

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Enjoy going back-to-school!

 

Monica

monica@londonmums.org.uk

 

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