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MITK meets Amelia Slocombe …. If you can’t live the dream – write about it

We love hearing about women and especially mums and their wonderful achievements and we've loved meeting Amelia - a working mum who has  broken the mould and published her first novel!  Me Blackberry Fool, You Apple Tart by Amelia Slocombe is available to download on both Kindle and I-Books, … [Read More...]

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Win a Family Ticket to Frozen at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge!

Arendelle arrives in Rugeley this weekend as Elsa, Anna and Olaf join Sven at Blithbury Reindeer Lodge for fun packed Frozen inspired … [Read More...]

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Birmingham Spring Half Term – every day activities

A selection of venues have fabulous events happening every day throughout half term - here are a few ideas! Library of … [Read More...]

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Birmingham Half term fun February 2015 – Top 10 places to visit with the family in Birmingham

Looking for a special day out during half term here's our top 10! Our full half term guide will be online shortly! Circus show and skills … [Read More...]

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Award Winning Baby Sensory Classes in and around Birmingham City Centre

Babies learn more in the first year of life than at any other time. Never again will there be such an extraordinary pace of development. … [Read More...]

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MUMS IN THE KNOW AWARDS 2015

Introducing the Mums in the Know Awards 2015! The MITK Awards offer the chance for the best of our local businesses to be honoured in a … [Read More...]

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Mothercare Expectant Parent Event Birmingham City Centre

On Wednesday 25th February, Mothercare on Corporation Street, City Centre will be hosting an exclusive free Expectant Parent Event ! Learn more about essential baby products and key parenting topics from our in store experts and guest professionals. The events are free to attend but places … [Read More...]

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Tackle your ‘50 things to do’ list in the West Midlands this Half-Term!

Half-term is upon us, and it’s a great opportunity for children to tick off some activities on their ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’ list. Here in the Midlands, the most popular seasonal activities on the list include climbing trees, building dens, running around in the rain, playing in … [Read More...]

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Perfect Pancake tutorial Univeristy College Birmingham

If your making pancakes for Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or all of the above Chef Lecturer Marco Sannio from the University College Birmingham shows us how to make the perfect pancake ready for Shrove Tuesday!   … [Read More...]

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Rainy day …. Cinema! HALF TERM CINEMA LISTINGS BIRMINGHAM

Sometimes when its rainy and dark a Cinema trip is a fab family day out  - and it needn't cost the earth this Half Term!  Here is a list of local Cinema's and their child friendly purse friendly showings!  There are some fab newer films showing but they will be a premium price   The … [Read More...]

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Have a flippin great pancake day in Birmingham! Here’s our top 5!

We haven't personally tried the pancakes in all of these venues ... yet! But we have been told that they are all delicious! Arco Lounge Harborne Arco lounge really is a home from home, comfy sofas, cool decor and very child friendly - we've visited their sister site and also love their sausage … [Read More...]

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Birmingham Half term fun February 2015 – Top 10 places to visit with the family in Birmingham

Looking for a special day out during half term here's our top 10! Our full half term guide will be online shortly! Circus show and skills workshop, Hatton Warwickshire As well as our very popular lambing event, NEW for 2015 Hatton Adventure World will also be hosting our very first Family Fun … [Read More...]

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Aha! Oho! A trail in the snow! A gruffalo’s Child comes to a Forest near you

Enjoy the newest Gruffalo instalment: self-led Gruffalo's Child trails! Build a nest, search for tracks and collect natural items to make a work of art. Pick up an activity pack, which includes a collecting bag, activity leaflet, pencil and sticker for only £2. We visited Cannock Chase in the … [Read More...]

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BREAKING NEWS: Coronation Street’s Anne Kirkbride – who played Deidre Barlow – dies aged 60

An ITV spokesman said: 'It is with great sadness that David Beckett has confirmed tonight that his beloved wife and Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride has passed away peacefully in a Manchester hospital after a short illness. 'David and the programme's cast and crew are heartbroken and … [Read More...]

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