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 […]
Warwick Castle – one of the oldest and largest intact castles in the British Isles, it’s only one hour away from MK, and is a truly fantastic day out for all the family. The UK is full of places that are packed with history, of course, but it’s one of the best places I’ve visited for making history interesting and accessible for everyone. We visited with our 6 and 4 […]
The deadline for finding and spending the old £1 coins is Sunday 15th October. So check those money boxes, turn out your winter coat pockets, and pull out those sofa cushions! The BBC have a great article on those places you may have forgotten to look, as well as where to spend the coins after the Sunday deadline… http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41608804
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, […]
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 – […]
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 […]
Free ‘Return to work’ open morning Event at @networkrail #professional #engineers #Recruitment #Support
“Millions of us need to take time out from our careers, but it can be really hard to return. This is bad for the people affected, and the businesses which miss out on their talents. Women in particular find the routes back into employment closed off after taking time out to start a family.” Return to work open morning @ Network Rail Milton Keynes The Quadrant, Milton Keynes. Wednesday 4 […]
Mum to Mum Meet Up @TopJumpUK Have a coffee, Tots activities, browse the stalls, make some friends, and make new business contacts with @MiltonKeynesMums
Mum to Mum Coffee Morning We are very excited to announce the return of our Mum to Mum Coffee Morning – on Friday 6th October, 10am-12noon, at Top Jump Trampoline Park! This is a chance to bring the kids along and enjoy some of the taster activities we have; meet other group members; meet the Mum to Mum team; and find out about some local businesses at their stalls. And […]
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, […]
What’s Best for You? #School admissions time again #Choices #Decisions Best Schools in #MK #MiltonKeynes #Bucks and #Beds
If your child was born between 1st September 2013 and 31st August 2014, then it’s time to look at applying for their first place at school, in September 2018. It feels like such a big milestone – one of the most important decisions you can make for your child – and it can feel very confusing if you don’t know much about the schools in your area, and what the process […]
#CharityTuesday #charity Feature @harrysrainbow @cbukhelp #Rocksolid #MiltonKeynes please #Follow #TeamFollowBack
Loved listening to Odette this morning and reminded me of this post so I have updated it a bit. Keep up the good work @ #HarrysRainbow
Introducing Harry’s Rainbow on #CharityTuesday
Harry’s Rainbow is committed to supporting bereaved children and their families.
“Our son Harry was 5 1/2 when he died. Prior to his death he was a perfectly healthy little boy with a huge personality!”
He became unwell in March 2009 and after a visit to the Doctors we were told he had a virus. The next day he was admitted to hospital as he was struggling to breathe. After being given a nebuliser and oxygen his condition improved overnight and it was assumed he had an asthma attack.
The results of the tests showed that Harry had suffered massive brain stem damage and once he was taken off of life support he would not survive.
Harry’s life support was switched off on 31st March 2009
“We chose to donate some of Harry’s vital organs which went on to help three…
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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! […]