Mum to Mum Milton Keynes

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Favourite #Christmas kids’ books – as chosen by our members!

Do you need some festive bedtime story inspiration – or perhaps you’re doing the popular advent calendar of books idea? The Christmas season is not short of books for children, and there’s so much choice – so here are some of the best, as nominated by our group members: The Jolly Christmas Postman – Allan Ahlberg Father Christmas Needs a Wee – Nicholas Allen The Polar Bear Who Saved Christmas […]

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How to combat #anxiety @NetDoctor

A few of our members have recently asked for advice re Anxiety and where to go for help – This is a wonderful article from NetDoctor and Anxiety UK Charity. Why some of us experience ‘morning anxiety’ and how to cope with it… If you’ve ever woken up with a churning knot in your stomach, you’re not alone. Most of us have experienced ‘morning anxiety’ at some point – whether […]

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Stantonbury #Theatre Seasonal Line-Up @SCTheatre1

We are very lucky to have so many fantastic live performances in Milton Keynes, and some of the best family friendly entertainment is hosted in the lovely Stantonbury Theatre. Here are two special highlights from the theatre, coming up in the next couple of months… Blunderbus Theatre Company Presents: LOST AND FOUND Saturday 25 November, 2:30pm Based on the book by Oliver Jeffers What is a boy to do when […]

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Stop feeling guilty! Being a working mother does NOT damage your child’s school grades, say scientists @MailOnline @BountyUK

Thou shalt tell guilt to ‘do one’ Women go to great lengths to ensure they combine their careers with their children’s developmental needs. Research found that mothers manage to combine their careers with careful consideration of their children’s development…But why do we still feel guilty? Whether you’re already a working mum or considering going back to work – here’s our golden rules for happier work-life balance… From letting go of guilt […]

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Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123 free @samaritans

After a few posts this week about anxiety, depression and with Christmas around the corner, we wanted to share some stories from the Samaritans… LINDA’S STORY @ www.samaritans.org Linda called Samaritans for the first time after the death of her husband of 26 years, Brian Hudson. At the same time, Linda was undergoing treatment for breast cancer. It was an incredibly difficult time. HELEN’S STORY @ www.samaritans.org Helen, 23, from Solihull, West […]

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Mum to Mum #Christmas Market and Craft Session @ @TopJumpUK Great for #Networking and stands available!

Our monthly coffee mornings are a great chance to: Try out a local group session for free… December: Stripy Monkey @ Facebook Meet other mums and tots! Have a Tots Jump Session for £2 (£4 if you need trampoline socks) Host a Focus group session (POA) Shop for beauty, books, clothes, treats and lots more! Stands just £15 Network with Sam & Rebecca from Mum to Mum and other parents in […]

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As a fan of @StaceySolomon and @loosewomen I am sad to hear Stacey is being #trolled again! However we have an exciting solution @DandiPatch #Entrepreneur @ESparkGlobal

The Sun Newspaper Reports @ www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/ STACEY Solomon has hit back at trolls who criticised her for bearing her dark armpit sweat patches during the latest episode of Loose Women. Stacey said: “I’m a normal human who perspires!” Mum to Mum UK says: “Well said Stacey!” I absolutely love Stacey and the way she handles the ‘haters’, from body shaming to sweat patches she always handles it with laughter and dignity. […]

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Christmas Fairs, Markets, Parties and Community Events #Christmas #vintage #supportlocal #handmade #parties #events

All the Christmas craft fairs, markets and festive community events we can find, in and around MK this year…tell us if we’ve missed yours! Friday 24 November Brookmas at Brooklands Primary (both campuses) stalls 2:30 – 5pm, outdoor fun (inc disco) 5-7pm Saturday 25 November MK50: Wolverton Lantern Festival Shenley Brook End School Christmas Fayre Stantonbury Christmas Fair for the British Heart Foundation Christmas Bazaar, St Mary’s Church, Woughton on […]

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The Best Little Panto in MK…has moved @ #TheVenue #MiltonKeynes www.thevenuemk.com

For many years, the citizens of Milton Keynes have eagerly anticipated the start of panto season, for we are truly spoiled. Not only do we have the opportunity to visit Milton Keynes theatre, and see some noted celebrities cavort for our entertainment; but we can also choose to dazzle our senses with the sights, sounds and sweet-throwing of the evergreen, ever-popular and always sold-out Best Little Panto in MK – […]

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2017 #Bonfire and #Fireworks Displays on 11th & 12th November

Fireworks displays for the season in and around Milton Keynes (scroll down for displays in the wider Buckinghamshire area)… Saturday 11th November Old Stratford Fireworks: 17:30 – 19:30. £2.50 entry fee (proceeds to the parish council) – all other funds raised from mulled wine, hot drinks and BBQ food go to Old Stratford Preschool.  Sunday 12th November The Henry Allen Trust – THAT Firework Spectacular Fireworks in Buckinghamshire Our friends […]

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#Christmas Time…Top Recommended Places to #Visit #Santa

The start of the Christmas preparations season arrived on the Mum to Mum Facebook Group, when Frosts announced their ticket sales date. Lots of mums asked for recommendations for other places to meet Father Christmas, and have an all-round festive time. We’ve collected all the suggestions together, grouped them by distance from MK, and given them a score of between £ and £££ depending on how expensive they are. Merry Christmas! […]

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Our Frequently asked questions #BeachDay #PassportPhotos #CakeMaker #WhatsOnToday #SnackIdeas #SwimmingLessons #Groups #HospitalBag #Dummy #Reviews #PartyTime #TopTwenty

Our One Page Quick Links @ Mum to Mum Milton Keynes Top 20 Passport photos @ Recommendations Blog Post Packing your Hospital Bag #NewBaby @ What to pack ideas post  Snack & Lunchbox ideas @ Top Snack Tips Clothes donations including school uniforms @ MK Storehouse and partners blog post Help with Bedwetting @ Top Tips and support post Feeling down or Isolated @ Links to support you post Bullying support @ miltonkeynesmums.co.uk/bullying Mum to Mum for […]

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#Relocating2 to #MiltonKeynes

Relocating to Milton Keynes – Member stories We wanted quality family life all together, and when we settled on Milton Keynes as the place to find it, we never imagined just how much more is on offer here. For ten years, my husband Andy had been working every other week in Stockley Park at Heathrow, and driving five hours home to North Yorkshire at the end of it. North Yorkshire […]

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#ChristmasEveBox Mums in Milton Keynes share ideas to create your special box this Christmas

Christmas Is such a special time and Christmas Eve boxes are a great way to entertain the children on Christmas eve. I am loving the idea of a treasure hunt to find the box too, how exciting! There are some fab blogs with links to all this christmas fun… Our new tradition Mum of boys A Mum to Mum MK member asked: “Hi, I’m doing a Christmas Eve box for […]

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#Christmas @WaddesdonManor – stunning lights, tastes and festive tingles

Christmas 2017 at Waddesdon Manor: 11 November 2017 – 2 January 2018 (markets run from 15 November – 10 December). If you’re not yet feeling the festive tingles, then get yourself over to Waddesdon Manor and “prepare to be dazzled.” “We went after the sun had gone down and it was magical, if you can make sure you take the kiddies down there once it’s dark (not too bad now […]

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Meet the women who set up Mush – the new Tinder for Mums! #mums #friends #mush @mushmums

Two of our lovely members (Joanne and Sam) on one of our social media groups wanted to share this fantastic article from The Telegraph (thank you, ladies!). It’s about Katie and Sarah, two mums in London who met on a cold and rainy morning, and realised that mums these days need a bit of help in finding other mum friends in their community.  “Over the first year of their friendship, […]

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“Busy” is a crazy lifestyle – so how come it’s such a popular hobby? How to develop a “time-rich” mindset…

Empowerment coach Amanda, from blog site Feminicity, has written this article on how to develop a time-rich mind set. “I think this is the absolute foundation of living a better life in this crazy world of modern parenting and work. Would love to get your thoughts on this so any comments below would be great, thank you.” http://www.feminicity.co.uk/time-rich-mum-or-time-poor-mum/

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