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The Hurst Children’s Theatre Group come to Berkhamsted

The Hurst Children's Theatre Group (HCTG) is a family-run Group, with an emphasis on fun, which began life in London over 60 years ago (where Audrey Hepburn was a member). It then moved to Henley-on-Thames where it still runs today. Son Jonas Hurst started his classes in Harpenden over 10 years … [Read More...]

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Music and singing classes With Music Bugs – a top to toe aid for child development

Participating in a pre-school music and singing class encourages many important developmental skills for your child suggests Helen … [Read More...]

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Splash into Gadebridge

A group of Hemel Hempstead residents are campaigning to bring back a children's splash park to Gadebridge Park, meaning locals can stay … More


Mother Knows Best

We were recently approached by a local Mum with some great, straight talking advice about starting school- ranging from how to get your … More

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A little bit of having it all! In the Spotlight for September

Before having her son 19 months ago, Rosie Norman had another "baby" - her freelance hairdressing business. This is her story of how motherhood changed her life both personally and professionally! I had trained with and gone on to work for a well established company called HOB Salons for 12 years … More


Coping with the First Day of School – A Mum’s Guide

So it’s your child’s first day of school. How did that happen? Wasn’t it just yesterday you were playing peek-a-boo and potty training? The day you thought was so far in the future is finally here, and chances are it’s going to be emotional – and not just for your little one. Mixed … More


Last Minute Checklist for Reception Class/School

You may have been planning for your child’s first day of school for what seems like an eternity – but just in case you’re having a last minute panic, our handy checklist is here to help… Uniform You probably have at least one uniform sorted by this point. But if the fear of an impromptu … More

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Win a Kids Dream Bed with Mums in the Know

Making bedtime a dream with Kids Dream Beds Whether you are looking for a unique bunk bed or a princess bed with a special playhouse underneath Kids Dream Beds have an amazing choice of beds that children (and parents!) will love.   Thank you Tony at Kids Dream Beds ….. My 3 year … More


Chelsea Stadium Tour Discount for Mums in the Know Readers

If you have a child who is mad on Chelsea FC, why not take the opportunity to visit Stamford Bridge and take advantage of our Mums in the Know Chelsea Stadium Tour discount? The un-missable tour of Stamford Bridge, home of Chelsea Football Club, is a fun, informative and unforgettable … More


Battersea Park Children’s Zoo Discount Voucher

There’s a world of enjoyment at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo.  From feeding the farm animals, saying hello to miniature Shetland pony Bianca or spying on the meerkats in the secret lookout, children will have hours of fun.  With monkeys, snakes, pigs, donkeys, ring tailed lemurs, parrots, … More


30 things to do for free this summer for families in Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted & Tring

The school holidays are here which means just one thing, ‘Mum…. What are we doing tomorrow?’  With this list you’ll never be stuck for an answer or something fun to do. Head up to Dunstable Downs to fly kites, enjoy spectacular views and watch gliders take off. Parking is free for … More

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How Far will you travel for a paddle?

Hugely popular in the 1930′s, outdoor swimming lidos and paddling pools sprung up at many parks and seaside resorts across the UK, giving families an exciting destination to cool off in the summer sun. But with the advent of more affordable overseas holidays these venues fell out out favour and … More

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