Hidden Gems

A walk around St John’s Wood with Victoria Rennoldson.

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How To Help Our Kids Thrive In A World Dominated By Technology And Social Media

A guest article by by Loma Tai

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Modern British etiquette
for real life

This article takes us through a few of what makes the British unique and explains some of those little quirks and idiosyncrasies that are so confusing to those who have not been born and brought up here.

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Easter Themed Foods

We’re food lovers here at MITW and love getting our kids involved in the kitchen. With Easter upon us, we compiled some top Easter themed snacks for you. Which one will you...

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Easter Activities 2018

With Easter so early this year, the holidays are also creeping up. We’ve taken the stress out of the holidays for you by compiling a list of some of the holiday activities you...

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Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs

If you’ve got small people around, you’re most likely going to need to create an Easter egg hunt, hiding eggs around your house (top tip: keep a list of where you’ve hidden...

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Mother’s Day Ideas for Dad

Did you know that on the highest number of telephone calls is made on Mother’s Day? We’re not sure if that’s an actual fact but it is a lovely sentiment – the...

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Easter Crafts

The Easter holidays are almost here and we’re thinking of ways to entertain the kids (and yourselves!). We’ve put together our favourite Easter themed activities you can do at home, mostly using...

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Chinese New Year 2018

In 2018, Chinese New Year (also known as the Spring Festival) falls on 16 February and sees the start of the Year of the Dog. In Hong Kong and other Cantonese-speaking regions,...

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We’re big on pancakes here at Mums in the Wood, be it the traditional English paper thin pancakes served with lemon and sugar, or the thick fluffy American style pancakes served with...

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An Insight into British Business Etiquette by Victoria Rennoldson, Founder of Perfect Cuppa

Photo credit: Alexandra Roche   Communicating effectively: Understanding British English in Business My business, Perfect Cuppa English, is founded on the idea of supporting expats to understand how the British communicate in...

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