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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Christmas Markets in London Showcasing Small Businesses

Christmas markets in London are back in their full glory! We love strolling a festive…

Family Theatre Review: The King of Nothing at Little Angel Theatre

London family theatre: The King of Nothing “I saw a naked puppet!” my 9-year-old son…

How to Throw Away Better: GoodMine Helps you Waste Naught

Stop – don’t put that in the bin. Whatever it is, we’re betting GoodMine has…

Summer Family Activities in London Tried & Recommended

There’s still plenty of summer holiday time left to try family activities in London. In…

Family Theatre in London this Summer: Five to Try

Family theatre in London this summer is a fantastic choice to balance out all the…

Walk to School Week: Stride in with Living Streets

Walk to School Week inspires thousands of children across the UK to take to their…

Cats and Dogs: Family Exhibition at Horniman Museum

Are you a cat person or a dog person? Or do you love both? Either…

February Half Term: 6 Family Friendly Activities to Try in London

It’s the first half term of the year and this year everything is open, yay!…

Beano Exhibition at Somerset House (plus free rooftop treat)

Have any Beano fans in the house? Then a visit ‘Beano: The Art of Breaking…

WWT London Wetland Centre: Illuminature Light Trail and Exploring with Kids

The London Wetland Centre in Barnes has long been a brilliant place for a day…

Green Parenting Tips from Sustainable(ish) Mum Jen Gale

There’s massive momentum for every family to live more sustainably now with climate crisis a…

Reconsider Wood Burning this Winter: Mums for Lungs Explains Why

There’s a chill in the air which means many families will now be lighting a…

Perimenopause: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Q&A with Dr Shahzadi Harper

Perimenopause pondering really takes hold once women reach their 40s. With every symptom experienced there’s…

5 Top Children’s Boutiques: North and East London

Shops have reopened in London and we are excited to be stepping inside beautiful small…

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…