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7 Reasons to Visit the New Kidbrooke Village Adventure Playground

7 Reasons to Visit the New Kidbrooke Village Adventure Playground

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by Laura (41), Jack (12), Tobias (10) and Siddie (4) I had the pleasure of taking myself and my 3 roving reporters along to Kidbrooke Village, SE3 for a more ‘focused’ play to review the...
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How To Get Sh*t Done In The School Holidays

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I don't know about you, but one of the reasons I run my own business is to spend more time with my (many) children. How ironic then, that the onset of the school holidays...
Job-sharing and parenting: it’s not about balance

Job-sharing and parenting: it’s NOT about balance

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As a member of the Mummy’s Gin Fund group, you probably know that this wonderful, lively community started out as a few people coming together because of baby clothes. MGF has grown into a huge network...
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Work and life together – creating a bespoke fit

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You’ve only got one life to live. We believe that instead of competing against each other, your work and life should fit together to suit your circumstances to help you achieve your goals, and...

REVIEWS OF FABULOUS PLACES, SHOWS AND THINGS

Review: Sparky the Elf and the Secret Toyshop in Romford, Essex

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** We were delighted to be invited to the brilliant Sparky the Elf and the Secret Toyshop in Romford, Essex this week ** Gin Funder,...

Review: Three Sat under the Banyan Tree – Polka Theatre, Wimbledon.

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Running Fri 28 Sep – Sun 21 Oct I was a little apprehensive before the performance that the use of masks, a paired back set...

Farts, Flossing and Fabulousness: Our Review of Gangsta Granny at the...

‘It’s time to get Britain DANCING!’ declares a rather more fun version of our very own Queen Liz in this fantastically slick production of...

Review: The Everywhere Bear, The Polka Theatre, Wimbledon (5 stars!)

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Mini Cheek, aged 5, is walking down the road towards South Wimbledon tube station alternating between going backwards, being a robot and not standing...

REVIEW: Ministry of Christmas Santa Visit

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without a visit to the big man himself, would it? There are so many versions of Santa and his grotto around...

Review: Soft Play Party At Gambado, Beckenham

When we told the children we were leaving London for a life by the sea, they were pretty devastated to be leaving their friends....

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