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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The Children's Garden Kew Gardens

Playgrounds in London: The Children’s Garden at Kew Gardens

By Amy Brotherton As if Kew Gardens wasn’t magical enough already, they’ve now gone and…

back to baby

Things to do in london with kids this weekend and half term

This weekend is the start of half term, some of the activities we mention below…

Natalie Harris

Mum in the Hood: Natalie Harris, Willesden Green

Our Mum in the Hood series features London mums telling us what they loves about…

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

Are you looking for some things to do in London this weekend with kids? We’ve…

Bloombox Club

Houseplants for Health: Meet BloomBox founder Dr Katie Cooper

Houseplants have become the hottest home décor accessory, thanks in part to their reputation to…

Museum of London: Beasts of London

City creatures come alive at Museum of London: Beasts of London review

By Amy Brotherton In the Beasts of London, the Museum of London’s splashy new immersive…

Things to do this weekend in London with kids: 27-28 April

Are you looking for some things to do in London this weekend with kids? We’ve…

Brooks Country House

Brooks Country House Hotel: Kids stay free in the Welsh Borders

By Holly Tuppen “What’s all this racket about then?” booms a red-cheeked man with a…

Role 2 Play

Kids run this town: Role2Play, Walthamstow

By Kerry Law We all know that London is getting increasingly crowded, but did you…

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Things to do in London this weekend with kids: 13-14 April

Are you looking for some things to do in London this weekend with kids? We’ve…

Red Box Project

Charity Spotlight: The Red Box Project

Each month we highlight a London charity that is helping to make our neighbourhoods better. …

Abbotshall Road Healthy Lifestyle Centre: Mums get fit (and eat their cake too)

By Kelly Tison @pandamamalove This hidden gem in the back streets of Catford is literally…

What’s on for families in London over Easter

Hippity, hoppity Easter school break is on its way. For most of us mums, we…

Ahoy! Pirate Fun Ahead this April at the Museum of Childhood

By Kerry Law Ahoy me hearties! All wannabe pirates should hot-foot it to the Museum…

Mum in the Hood: Milly Cundall, Stoke Newington

Each month we feature a London mum who shares her favourite places in her community.…

Things to do in London this weekend with kids: 30-31 March

Are you looking for some things to do in London this weekend with kids? We’ve…

London Garden Centres: Lush Escapes, with Cake

City life sometimes requires an oasis to stay sane. To bathe in green, sit amongst…

Brick Wonders

Brick Wonders at the Horniman Museum: Hands-on fun for all ages

By Amy Brotherton “It’s like an exhibition AND a creche!” These are probably not the…

Sound Pit

Soundpit at Southbank Centre: Getting groovy in the sand

By Amy Brotherton If my six year old declares an activity “good” that’s pretty high…