Mum to Mum Milton Keynes

From 20 mums in Milton Keynes to over 11,500 Facebook members & 5,400 Blog followers. We have raised £5,231 so far with #PayItForward #Community #Awareness #Inspiration #Local Life #Business

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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#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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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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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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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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“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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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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Recommended by midwives #Pregnancy #Maternity products, apps and freebies!

First things first… At your first antenatal appointment with your midwife or GP, you may be offered two useful packs – which both come with heaps of online support – produced by Emma’s Diary, and Bounty Pregnancy. For many years they have provided advice on what to expect in each stage of your pregnancy, vouchers, coupons and free samples for all sorts of baby essentials; and now they both offer […]

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