Big up the Bluebells! Word on the street is that these beautiful fairy flowers are starting to bloom, so now is the time to take in the stunning scenery…
If you have a little one that will be starting school in September 2023, then now is the time to start thinking about school places. Check out the link to book yourself a school tour!
No sooner are the kids back at school and half term is upon us! That said, I know my boys will be ready for a routine break, to not be rushed out of the house and to enjoy some of the lovely activities put on for our children locally. There are plenty of activities locally […]
As it’s nearly May half-term, why not let your imagination run wild and take a look at these family holidays…or should you dare…get one booked!
With Mother’s Day just around the corner, we have put together 10 alternative gift ideas with the help of a local independent travel expert. We hope these help you to spoil the Mums in your life!
Can you believe the Easter holidays are fast approaching? Aside from planning the chocolate, we thought you may like some inspiration for getting the kids out and about…
The hottest Candles on the market right now – CandleCalm! We interview the Marlow family behind the business…
With Christmas just around the corner, the search for the perfect gift can be a challenge! Let me introduce to you CandleCalm; the Marlow-based candle company who create natural and healthy candles with beautiful scents.
Running out of Elf on the Shelf ideas? Here are 10 to get Marlow parents through until Christmas!
Here’s a run down of all the local summer holiday camps running in and near Marlow in 2021.
There are times to splurge on day trips and times to just keep it simple with a low budget outing – and let’s face it, often they are just as much fun. Here’s our top 10 recommended FREE places to take the kids to burn off some energy and get some fresh air.
Evoking feelings of inspiration, imagination, excitement and possibility, this nurturing school is empowering the young women of our future, and quite frankly, we want IN!
What can be better than the incentive of a pub-stop to keep those feet going? Not much! So here are our top 10 recommended walks ending in a pub stop.
Would you know what to do if your child had a medical emergency? It’s a horrible thought but one we must not ignore.
MarlowMums.com chatted to Chloe Hill from Mini First Aid to find out more about her courses.
We were invited to try out one of their brand new ‘all singing and dancing castles’ (literally – it had a disco ball and in-built bluetooth speaker!!). We thought as well as giving you a fab special discount code, we’d tell you a bit about who ‘bounce buddy’ is and what we thought of their latest castle…
With the Easter holidays fast approaching and lock down easing, we thought you may like some inspiration for getting out and about… beyond ‘a walk’!!
Here’s a run down of activities, attractions and camps running this Easter holidays. After such a long time ‘in’, I think it’s fair to say we are all desperate to get ‘out’ this Easter holidays!
Parents, by the look on your face you are SO OVER lockdown No.3, and by hecky peck, so are we. ‘ARE YOU ACTUALLY TAKING THE BLEEP?’ could be heard from most parent’s ‘inner voice’ when the announcement of the third lockdown came through. Yet in true stoic fashion, we put on our grown-up pants, mulled over the…
Here’s a quick guide to lots of free online activities for kids in lockdown. Much of what was available last year is still available now, so if your child missed ‘shaking their bootie with Oti’ or grabbing ‘Elevenses” with David then now is your opportunity!
Remember standing in front of the mirror, hairbrush in one hand, Walkman (complete with those itchy foam headphones) in the other – desperately trying to perfect your latest dance routine? Remember the delight when you finally got it right – and the rush to show off your latest moves in front of your friends?Things […]
Here’s a run down of all the local tennis clubs that coach children in and near Marlow. Coaching sessions run after school or at weekends. Tennis Coaching in Marlow Marlow Tennis Club Head coach Paul Davey runs a junior coaching programme for all abilities and ages, from beginners to county players. Group lessons run after […]
Here’s a run down of all the local gymnastics clubs that train in and near Marlow. Training sessions run after school or at weekends. Gymnastics Clubs in Marlow Marlow Gymnastics Club Offering gymnastics classes in Marlow, at Danesfield school for ages 5-9 yr olds. Coached by ex international gymnasts, fully qualified and CRB checked. Sessions […]
Here’s a run down of all the football clubs that run kid’s football training in and near Marlow. Training sessions run after school or at weekends. Some clubs take part in local league matches running at weekends. Football Clubs training in Marlow Fantastic Football – linked with Marlow United Fantastic Football is based at Bisham […]
Santa is VERY busy this year around Marlow making an appearance at a multitude of venues. You can have breakfast with, visit him in a country home or even go on a cruise with him down the Thames! More Local Christmas Events See more events
There’s nothing quite like a Christmas Fair to help get us in the Christmas spirit! It’s also a great opportunity to support our community with school’s especially relying on these annual events for fundraising. Grab a pencil and make note of the local fairs that take your fancy from the list below. More Local Christmas […]
With Christmas rapidly approaching you may want to think about taking the family to see a Christmas show or panto. Performance’s get booked up quickly so it’s worth booting early. Here’s a run down of all the local pantomime and show options within easy reach of Marlow.
It’s that time of year again. Time to think about where you will take the family to enjoy Bonfire night and a dazzling firework display. We are lucky that there are loads of great options to enjoy the fireworks in and around Marlow. Here’s a local run down to help you decide where’s right for […]
With shops full of pumpkins and must have multipack confectionery it’s hard to escape the fact that spooky season is here. Halloween falls in half term for most of Marlow this year, giving lucky children a whole week of build up… and a long weekend to eat their way through their trick or treating booty. […]
No sooner are the kids back at school and half term is upon us! That said, I know my boys will be ready for a routine break, to be not rushed out the house and to perhaps enjoy some of the lovely activities put on for our children locally. There are plenty of activities in […]
It may only be October but it seems the Christmas countdown has well and truly begun. Cards and advent calendars grace the shelves and we’re being bombarded with constant reminders to book our Christmas festivities. The season of joy is for many the season of stress so we asked Marlow Mum and reflexologist, Susanne Coupland […]
We are really lucky in Marlow to have a great selection of local schools. That said, it doesn’t make choosing the right one for our children any easier! I’ve tried to give a quick summary of all our local schools and the schools key data below. Use links to jump straight to the info you need. […]
Christine Lithgow Smith, a Marlow Mum, professional coach and founder of Chrisalyst Coaching talks to us about reflection and the importance of giving time to our inner voice. Christine Lithgow Smith, a Marlow Mum, professional coach and founder of Chrisalyst Coaching talks to us about reflection and the importance of giving time to our inner voice. […]
Are your kids ‘starving hungry’ when they come out of school? Avoid processed snacks by making this healthy easy granola bar recipe. The protein from the nuts, combined with the slow release carbohydrate from the oats helps to balance blood sugar levels. Better still, let your kid’s make this recipe themselves on a weekend ready for the […]
Summer – the time of year us parents get to sit back in the sun with a glass of something chilled in hand and lose ourselves in a good book. Well I, for one, can dream but if you do get some ‘me time’ over the holidays the Marlow Bookshop have compiled their list of not-to-be-missed summer […]
The King’s head in Little Marlow have recently launched a kid’s eat for £1 deal. This deal is available every day between 3pm and 6pm and is available with each paying adult. We went along to try it out. We took the boys along for an early dinner and sat outside in […]
So…. the summer holidays are finally here. You may feel like you’ve just crossed the finish line from the turmoil of school or be anxious of such a long period ahead with no pre-school and over crowded local attractions. Wherever you are at, Christine Lithgow-Smith, local Marlow Mum Coach talks to us about how to have […]
Cool off the kids in this hot weather with this healthy vitamin packed lolly recipe from Marlow nutritionist Sue Bedford. Berries are packed full of antioxidants and vital vitamins including vitamin C and manganese. They are are an excellent source of fibre, help regulate insulin levels, reduce cholesterol, give skin a glow, help protect against cancer […]
Food with a view. How to enjoy an exquisite lunch with kids in MARLOW We tried out lunch on the terrace at Danesfield House Hotel and Spa with our 2 boys. We got more than we bargained for with sunshine, gorgeous views an even an up close helicopter experience! Read about our exciting adventures, see […]
The sun is finally shining and the countdown is on to the school summer holidays. As teachers everywhere rejoice, parents begin to panic about how to fill seven school-free weeks. Thankfully help is on hand right on our doorsteps with plenty of summer clubs and camps guaranteed to keep children entertained and parents sane. Here is […]
Alexandra Wilson got in touch with MarlowMums.com as she was looking for help finding a venue to sell her Harry’s House Refills. Whilst I couldn’t help her directly with a venue, her business sparked my interest. I wanted to know more about it. We all need to do more for our environment. I asked […]
Looking for a healthy family pudding? Try out this delicious nutrient packed watermelon sorbet Looking for a healthy family pudding? Try out this delicious nutrient packed watermelon sorbet Watermelon is packed full of goodness, is low calorie and just bursting with vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E and lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid – a powerful antioxidant […]
We’re pretty much camping ‘newbies’ but as the forecast was dry we decided on a spontaneous night away under the stars. One night felt like the perfect balance – our boys could enjoy the great outdoors and we only needed to get through one night of disturbed sleep 🙂 We booked Harry’s Field in the New […]
This Mezze bowl is a fantastic way to introduce your child to new foods they may never have tried before. It can also be adapted for an after school/pre-school ‘grazing bowl’, perfect for getting some veggies down when your child is super hungry! This Mezze bowl is a fantastic way to introduce your […]
According to my 7-year old, kids are happy when their Mum’s are. We need to feel good and to that, we need balance in our lives Written by Christine Lithgow Smith According to my 7-year old, kids are happy when their Mum’s are. We need to feel good and to that, we need balance in […]
Father’s Day is fast approaching, so I thought it would be a good idea to put together a few gift ideas for the special dads in our lives. Some of our local businesses have also kindly given Marlow Mums some exclusive special offers….. Marlow Club Personal Training Father’s Day Gift Get 3 x 1hr Personal […]
“My 8 year old recently asked if we could make some homemade burgers together so we did! Why not give it a go?” Says Sue Bedford “My 8 year old recently asked if we could make some homemade burgers together so we did! Why not give it a go?” Says Sue Bedford Ingredients: 1 […]
Christine Lithgow Smith, a Marlow Mum, professional coach and founder of Chrisalyst Coaching talks to us about what we can learn from the lessons of Brexit and apply to our own lives. Christine Lithgow Smith, a Marlow Mum, professional coach and founder of Chrisalyst Coaching talks to us about what we can learn from the […]
Why not kick start your day with a real antioxidant packed treat? A pink smoothie bowl packed full of nutrients and full of natural sweetness! Topped with blueberries, kiwi and seeds. Kids love these too! Why not kick start your day with a real antioxidant packed treat? A pink smoothie bowl packed full of nutrients […]
A day out with the family at Danesfield House Hotel and Spa We took our 2 boys to Danesfield House to check out what fun there is to be had as a young family within the grounds, gardens and restaurants. Read about our adventures and grab an exclusive special offer below! For those of you […]
Exciting news!!! MarlowMums.com has partnered up with The Marlow Club to give it’s readers reduced membership rates! Our fab local newly refurbished health club, The Marlow Club, has offered MarlowMums.com members the chance to get a fantastic reduced rate. All MarlowMums.com members can now take advantage of a membership discount. What you need to […]
Today I met up with Christine Lithgow Smith, a local Marlow mum who has recently launched her own business, Chrisalyst Coaching. She has agreed to write some articles for Marlow Mum’s and share some tips to help and inspire us to live what she would refer to as ‘a life well lived’. I chatted to […]