Women in Music Festival Taking Place in London

The Women in Music Festival will be taking place at the Royal College of Music in London this summer. Curated by RCM Junior Fellows the Albany Piano Trio the festival celebrates female composers through the ages. The concerts will be taking place on 1 and 2 July 2014.  They are free to attend but a ticket… Read full story

Today 11 February 2014 Is Safer Internet Day

Today is Safer Internet Day and is coordinated by the UK Safer Internet Centre, a partnership of three leading organisations; Childnet International, the South West Grid for Learning and the Internet Watch Foundation. This year the message is ‘Let’s create a better internet together’ The awareness day first held in 2004 offers tips and practical… Read full story

Inspirational Mother Awards 2014 – Nominations Are Now Open

The Inspirational Mother Awards will be taking place at the May Fair Hotel in London on Saturday 29 March 2014. Nominations for the following categories are now open • Inspirational Mother • Inspirational Grand Mother • Inspirational Mother & Daughter • Inspirational Mother & Son • Inspirational 3 Generation • Inspirational Celebrity Mother Nominations close… Read full story

Marks & Spencer And Oxfam Launch ‘Love, Mum’ Shwopping Campaign

Marks & Spencer (M&S) and Oxfam with the help of celebrity mums Joanna Lumley, Abbey Clancy and Zoe Ball have launched ‘Love, Mum’ a new joint campaign to raise money for mothers in living poverty around the world. ‘Love, Mum’, part of the retailer’s ongoing Shwopping campaign, is asking us all to shwop and not… Read full story

Classical Music Proving To Be A Hit With Young Children

According to a study by Sue Hallam of the Institute of Education (IOE) the opportunity to listen extensively to classical music in the early years of primary school are likely to lead to children appreciating a wider range of music in later life. Professor Hallam carried out the research to evaluate the effectiveness of Apollo… Read full story

Plusher – New Family Show Taking Place Tomorrow in London

Plusher is London’s first show dedicated to all things stylish and fabulous for families. The show will take place tomorrow on Saturday 9 November at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London. The ticketed event will feature an exclusive selection of brands. Honeyjam, the independent toy shop co-owned by Jasmine Guinness and Honey Bowdrey has already… Read full story

4Children Patron Cherie Blair CBE Writes Essay on Modern Motherhood

Cherie Blair CBE, as Patron of the charity 4Children, has written an essay about how life has changed for many families over the last 30 years especially around women in the workplace. A series of essays will be published this year as the charity commemorates its 30th anniversary. The essays can be viewed here   Read full story

Children’s Afternoon Tea – A Real Treat For Mum Too!

Up until yesterday I used to consider afternoon tea to be something I did with my mum or girlfriends. For me the ritual of afternoon tea is a treat as well as a relaxing activity not to be rushed. The thought that my little boy (just turned 4) and I could enjoy such a pastime… Read full story