Amy Brotherton

Amy Brotherton

Amy is always on the look-out for new ways to explore London with her family so she jumped at the opportunity to work with The MotherHood. She can now combine her love for writing, editing and community with the pleasure of hunting down and sharing the best in London family fun. A former journalist and communications manager, American expat Amy lives in North London with her husband and two young adventure-craving kids.

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Save Your Hair to Help Others: Little Princess Trust Donations Open

Hair salons are finally reopening across London after lockdown and all that hair you and…

Online Theatre Experiences for Families in April

Easter school holidays has felt more like a winter break than springtime but fortunately there…

Music & Movement Online Activities

Another month of winter has blown in but we are ready for it with a…

Social DisDancing: Live Theatre in Covid Times

Live theatre in London – what a fleeting treat, after so many months closed due…

5 Festive Activity Trails for Families

Family Christmas activities in London have a shorter run this year after lockdown and some…

London Christmas Markets Selling Small Brands 2020

London Christmas markets in 2020 will be a little different this year, with some going…

Home Organising and Decluttering Tips from an Expert

We’ve all spent A LOT of time at home this year thanks to lockdown, quarantine,…

Clean Air for Schools Now: A Q&A with Mums for Lungs

It’s back to school time in London and for many families that means back to…

Best Hair Salons for Kids in London

Snip, snip, clip, clip it’s the sound of back to school time in London! Kids…

DabbaDrop: Zero Waste Takeaway Success

Love to order a takeaway dinner but hate all that wasteful packing it arrives in?…

Lockdown Activities for Kids: Tried & Tested Winners

When the Covid-19 lockdown was announced a huge influx of activity ideas for kids to…

Day Trip Out of London: Bletchley Park Cracks Code for Historical Family Fun

A campus of old codebreaking huts may not immediately strike you as a fun place…

Things to do in London this weekend with kids: 7-8 March

International Women’s Day is this weekend so there are loads of interesting family activites on…

Wild Animal Fun this February Half Term: Two Activity Reviews

Do your kids love dinosaurs? Are they fascinated by animal facts? Do they love pretending…

Things to do in London this weekend with kids: 8-9 February

  There’s a touch of Spring in the air in London lately, even though the…

Review – ‘Cars: Accelerating the Modern World’ at the V&A Museum

By Amy Brotherton Let me just start by saying I am not a petrol head.…

Review: Pixie and the Pudding at Little Angel Theatre

This new musical brings a tale from Scandinavian folklore to life with puppetry, catchy music…

Things to do with kids in London this weekend: 11-12 January

Did anyone make a New Year’s resolution to be more prepared planning family outings in…

Things to do with kids in London in this weekend: 18-19 January

No new vegan product launches or dry January countdowns here – but we do have…

Kid shunning books? Dive in to interactive storytelling

Former BBC TV producer and children’s tutor Rehannah Mian tells us how she used her…