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Linda Ikwue with baby Theo

CAN HYPNOBIRTHING REALLY HELP WITH LABOUR?

Giving birth should be a wonderful experience, but it’s certainly not easy. First-time mother Linda Ikwue puts hypnobirthing to the test

The Snowman flies over the Thames Barrier

FLY OVER THE THAMES WITH EMIRATES & THE SNOWMAN

Passengers travelling on the Emirates Air Line were treated to a fun festive surprise on Monday 15 December 2014. The Snowman and The Snowdog arrived at the cable car terminal on Greenwich Peninsula to check out a unique version of The Snowman and The Snowdog film specially reworked for the Emirates Air Line. Footage from […]

Christmas-Spectacular at The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

THE ULTIMATE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PARTY

On 7th December, The Mandarin Oriental, Hyde Park, will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland for the Children’s Christmas Spectacular a Christmas party that will exceed all imagination. The Mandarin Oriental’s Carlyle Room will be split into interactive areas, including a whole area dedicated to the children’s favourite Frozen with Elsa, Anna and Olaf mascots to meet and […]

Storsak Bobby bag

6 SUPER KIDS BUYS FOR SOUTH LONDONERS

Six essential winter buys for south London mums and dads in the know

French classes from El Patati Patata

EDITOR’S PICKS: CUTE BUYS AND EVENTS FOR KIDS

Just in time for winter, we’ve got five great ideas for kids this month from warm buys at Caramel & Baby to fun indoor activities.  Make some Michelin stars in your kitchen Did you know one out of four British potatoes will end up as chips? Or that watermelons are actually vegetables? Neither did we. Now […]

We love Little Butterfly cosmetics

5 BEST BUYS FOR LITTLE WEST LONDONERS

From the latest in pram design to the finest natural baby cosmetics, we’ve got lots of ideas for little west Londoners

Switch off your laptop, it's time for a digital cleanse

LOUISE CANDLISH: IT’S TIME FOR A DIGITAL CLEANSE

What would you do without access to the internet at home? SW resident columnist Louise Candlish tries to encourage traditional, family fun without WiFi in her South West London home  ‘We’ve got no internet,’ Andrew announces one rain-lashed Saturday morning. ‘I think it will be down all weekend.’ ‘That’s a catastrophe,’ says our daughter, born […]

John Lewis' Toronto range of nursery furniture

THE BEST BUYS FOR CHILDREN THIS OCTOBER

From rain coats  to home crafts and baby’s first Halloween to an adorable and adventurous new teddy bear called Binky, Lorraine Crighton-Smith rounds up October 2014’s best buys for mini Residents Stylish nursery furniture from John Lewis John Lewis, which (like us) is also celebrating a big birthday this year, has a wonderful new range of nursery furniture […]

The Milo et Mimi pop-up-shop is a must for all trendy kids!

POP-UP SHOP FOR TRENDY KIDS IN HAMMERSMITH

London-based children’s e-boutique, Milo et Mimi has announced the opening of its weekly pop-up shop in Ravenscourt Park from September to the end of the year

Kensington Mums parenting group

KENSINGTON MUMS’ TOP EVENTS THIS SEPTEMBER

Parenting and mothers’ group Kensington Mums have a variety of fun events and activities throughout the year. Here are three things to sign up to this September…  Beauty Masterclass at Whole Foods Kensington Get a healthy glow at a beauty workshop with unrefined goodness. Whole Foods’ in-house healthy eating specialist Maura will help you to […]

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