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She Never Sits Down… gender imbalance in the home, especially when both partners work

Do you find that even when both of you work, the majority of the domestic workload falls to the woman in the partnership? And if the man does some of the jobs which normally fall to the woman, your first instinct is to say “thank you”? An interesting article here about addressing the balance of the chores that everyone is responsible for: http://www.feminicity.co.uk/she-never-sits-down/ Feminicity was started by Amanda and Christine to “help […]

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Christmas Fairs, Markets and Events #Christmas #vintage #supportlocal

All the Christmas craft fairs, markets and events we can find, in and around MK this year…tell us if we’ve missed yours! 3 November Christmas Shopping Evening, Carlton Club, Olney 4 November Handmade and Vintage Fair, centre:mk 5 November Handmade and Vintage Fair, centre:mk 12 November Mrs Trumpets’ Christmas Market and VIP Santa experience 18 November Emily’s Star Christmas Craft Fair Christmas Fayre, Herons Lodge Guide Centre, Loughton Christmas Fayre, […]

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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 and, in and around MK

We’ve had lots of group requests recently for local fireworks displays – this is what we’ve got so far! No doubt more will crop up as we get closer to the time…let us know if you find out about others! Saturday 28th October Milton Keynes Village Fireworks for Willen Hospice Outside the MK Village Hall (MK10 9AF) – The bonfire will be lit at 6:30pm with the fireworks display taking place […]

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What’s On: October Half Term and #Halloween

Here’s our list of events and activities by day, followed by places offering pumpkin trails, carving and other holiday fun throughout the week. Happy Half Term! Special Events and Parties Saturday 21st Feast of Fire – A Fiery Outdoor Celebration for MK50 MK Dons Family Fun Day Sunday 22nd Make a Difference Day, Linford Lakes Steam Engine Day, Bucks Railway Centre Monday 23rd Toddler Time – Not So Scary Halloween, […]

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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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Santa’s Grotto at @frostsgardens in #MiltonKeynes is back…Booking opens Friday 8th September @ 9am and it’s bigger and better than ever before!

Everyone is asking about Santa @ Frosts already! He is the best Santa in town and boy do tickets go quick! We have been told that tickets go on sale @ 9am on Friday 8th September. Please see Frosts for exact details @ https://www.frostsgardencentres.co.uk/blog/events/santas-grotto Santa arrives to open his Grotto on Sunday 5th November at 11.00am. Join us for a unique grotto experience like no other. Enter Santa’s magical wonderland, sing with […]

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Milton Keynes Heritage Open Days Weekend

“Explore your local history and heritage. Free tours, events and activities for all the family” Since 2006, some of MK’s greatest cultural assets have thrown open their doors to allow visitors to experience what they have to offer – FREE of charge. This year, Heritage Open Days takes place from Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 September. In its first year – 2006 – 15 different events were held across MK. This year […]

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What’s On: September

Your essential guide to community and charity events is continuing, beyond the summer and into the Autumn…let us know if we’ve missed any!   Friday 15th Afternoon Tea at Woburn Sculpture Gallery for MK Hospital Charity Saturday 16th Urb Farm Honey Day, Wolverton Kop Hill Climb Song and Rhyme Time for Under 2s, Central Library Sunday 17th Kop Hill Climb Saturday 23rd Peck’s Farm Shop Autumn Tasting Event Sunday 24th Local […]

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Mum to Mum members tell us all about their Hidden Gems & Special offers for #DaysOut Summer 2017 #TopTen @HitchinLavender @KidZaniaLondon @MoneyWhisperer_ @MilletsFarm @TopJumpUK

Hidden Gems & Special offers for #DaysOut Summer 2017 1. Kidzania, London: Top Tip from  The Money Whisperer We’ve been talking about Kidzania and how good it looks since I saw a review recently. Half price kids offer means we could have our arms twisted to go soon and escape all this rain! Here’s a link for half price Kids tickets which makes a very expensive day out a good way […]

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What an amazing #Princess and how lovely are her sons #DianaOurMother #Inspirational #Charity #Motherhood #Loss #Proud

20 years #GoneButNotForgotten Watching this documentary tonight has been so Inspirational in many ways… In some parts it was like I was looking into a mirror but not as a princess and without the awful harassment from the paparazzi. I really do not know how she remained so calm and I feel sad for her and what she had to go through. She had to face the world on those dark […]

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