The Curious Mummy Meets Author Kate Bodell

I love women doing it for themselves. So this week I am shining the spot light on the talented Kate Bodell, the author and illustrator of children's book Bumbelinda. We find out abit more about Kate, her inspirations for her truly wonderful book as well as who she would invite to her ultimate dinner party. There is so much to say about Kate so I’ll let you enjoy her fabulous interview.

Today’s Thought: Strong Girls Club

I love that @katewinslet_ will stand her daughter in the mirror and say 'We're so lucky we're curvy' to promote body confidence. I have no mantra, but do I need one? Does a mantra reinforce a message or highlight an issue?

A Birthday Celebration At Bings Picnic

Alton Towers have recently launched a new live show within ‘Big Fun Show Time’ called 'Bings Picnic'. Bings Picnic allows the audience a chance to share their lunch with the loveable Bing and Flop. After lunch the characters play lots of fun games with the audience. The show was really interactive and great for that post lunch lull.

The Curious Mummy Meets Little Amigos

Listen to customers feedback its fundamentally the most important thing for us, and keeping on top of the trends. If your not providing what the customers want, ultimately you don’t have a business. You have to be prepared to evolve with the times too, particularly with social media as it’s one of the best ways of keeping your business current and marketing it successfully. 

Little Amigos Is Here

Little Amigos has set out to curate a collection which is timeless and rich in classic Spanish styling, influenced by the latest trends in premium children fashion and accessories. The SS18 collection features pieces from designers such as Mebi, Granlei, Carlomagno and personal favourites of mine iPiccolini and Babidu. There are going to be some seriously cool kids running around this summer!

SHOUTY SHOUTY WAAAH WAAAH!

The terrible twos is filled with tears, tantrums and now tiaras. Yes, Olivia has turned from the good girl on the block to Nikki Grahame (Big Birthday circa 2006). I can hear my Mum in my conscious saying “well who does this remind you of”. I’m pretty sure she means Niki Grahame, as I was angel.

How to Throw the Ultimate Children’s Party

Organising the ultimate children’s birthday party takes military precision, a great deal of brain power, a shed load of creativity and not to mention time. Hands up, if you don’t have time or you’re a little stuck for inspiration yet want to give your child a party to remember? Both my hands are firmly in the air.

The Curious Mummy Meets The Cheeky Kitchen

The Curious Mummy Meets Irene the founders of The Cheeky Kitchen. A South West London’s cookery school designed especially for kids. Today, Irene shares her tips on starting a enterprise, how she finds the balance between Motherhood and running a business and lets us into her favourite family recipe.

Kids in the Kitchen

I love everything about food; from preparing a home cooked meal, to how the smell and taste can rouse you into a state of contentment. I appreciate how sharing a meal can bring friends and family together, there really isn't anything better. While I sound slightly Nigella, the passion I have for food is something …