The Best places to visit Santa in and Around Birmingham

"It's the most wonderful time of the year" and it wouldn't be complete without a trip to see Santa and  he is popping up here there and everywhere in Birmingham this year! For the best Santa's Grotto's in Birmingham  read on for details of where you can visit Santa in Birmingham and … [Read More...]


Birmingham Christmas Light Switch on and Parade – Saturday 8th November

The magic of Christmas comes to Birmingham once more as the spectacular Birmingham Christmas Parade rides in to town. The Christmas lights … [Read More...]


Fire Safety

Claudia Winkleman was missed on Strictly Come dancing on the weekend  and after reading the below statement we send Claudia and her family … [Read More...]

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Exclusive Microscooter Discount Code From MITK Birmingham

  Our friends Micro Scooter create the scooters de jour, with the award winning Swiss designed and engineered Mini, Maxi and Micro … [Read More...]


Birmingham Outdoor Ice Rink is arriving soon!

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!  What better way to get (or skate!) into the festive spirit than a trip into Birmingham City … [Read More...]


Birmingham Christmas market arrives 13th November 2014

Birmingham's Frankfurt Christmas Market has become a huge favourite with both residents and visitors to the city from all over the UK and … [Read More...]


The John Lewis Christmas advert 2014 is here!

Forget Starbucks’ Toffee Nut Latte, the launch of festive stamps, light switch-ons and even Advent itself; the countdown to Christmas now starts with John Lewis and its annual journey into magic, fairytale and poignant sentimentality. And this year is no exception. Monty, is the best … [Read More...]


Do you live in Birmingham and have a child who is currently in Year 6 at school?

I can only imagine how fast time flies but don't forget if you have a child who is currently in Year 6 at school the closing date for applying to secondary school is October 31st! The quickest and easiest way to apply is online here- or you can call 0121 303 1888 if you would like a paper … [Read More...]



Here at MITK Birmingham we love Disney’s FROZEN and we therefore very excited to hear that the Disney Store have released a new range of FROZEN Merchandise and Toys. Although the full details are yet to be released we understand the new products have alread started to be released (week … [Read More...]



6th October, 2014 Now Summer is officially over and the cold weather is setting, it doesn’t mean we have to stay inside all day with the little ones. With so many beautiful space’s around us, why not use them to your advantage and head out on a nature walk. You could even liven up the walk … [Read More...]


Dear Parent

Starting School..... Dear Parent, I understand that you are scared to wave your child goodbye and leave him in a teacher’s hands don’t worry if you cry! I’m used to weeping parents It’s hard to leave I know. But it’s time to share him (just a bit) To help him learn and … [Read More...]


What Should a 4 Year Old Know?

This piece was originally posted on A Magical Childhood but has been doing the rounds on huffington post .. rings true with me as Isabella is starting school this year but so glad that I have read this! I was on a parenting bulletin board recently and read a post by a mother who was worried that … [Read More...]


Rainy Day Gruffalo Activities

Kids love nothing more than bringing books to life! Although the best way to do this is at the Gruffalo hunt at Cannock Chase we've put some fab ideas together that will hopefully keep the kiddies entertained indoors during the storm! Crafts. Children love small world activities, crafts, … [Read More...]


Spa Zen – £5 off Voucher for Mums in the Know Readers

We have teamed up with the new Spa Zen @247 Fitness to offer our readers a £5 off voucher to use against a treatment! It’s all about the kids at the moment with the school holidays, but why not treat yourself and have a little ‘me’ time…! Spa Zen offer customised services to a wide … [Read More...]

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