Entries by Dins

Open your Eyes to Boarding – the next step for your daughter

Modern boarding has evolved to suit modern lifestyles. A highly positive, often multi-national experience, boarding schools can be an excellent way to prepare your daughter for a culturally diverse, global world. A growing number of students board during the week or on a flexi basis, making it an excellent option for today’s families with busy […]

Kensington Mums do Holland

Amsterdam has always been on my ‘places to visit’ list and when I heard about the Tulip festival which takes places every year in Keukenhof,  It had to be my time to go. The Tulip festival happened to coincide very well with Mothers day this year and so I decided to turn it into a […]

Bircher muesli

Today’s recipe comes from Little Dish tasty recipes- Bircher muesli. Something healthy to start the day! This is an  easy  no-cook breakfast which  your  children can  help  you assemble the  night  before. It sets  in the  fridge  overnight and  is ready when you wake  up. Ingredients 100g rolled oats 100g plain, natural yoghurt 100ml full-fat or […]

Motherhood by Madeline Walsh

1. Please introduce yourself: Name, what do you do & how many children you have.  Madeline Walsh, Founder of online baby and toddler store Me & Buddy. Two children, Darcy aged six and Cillian aged two.   2. What was your inspiration behind your business?  When both of my children were small I found it […]

Kensington Mums Nominated at Top Mummy Blogger 2017

LONDON’S TOP MUMMY BLOGGERS 2017   We have been nominated at London’s top Mummy Blogger by Motherhood London, and we are so happy! Thank you to all those who nominated us. It means a lot. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. It gives us immense passion and positive energy to continue doing what we […]

Mini Bunny Quiches

This recipe is provided by our talented friend and contributor Annabel Karmel, who has been a life saviour for me during the early days of mummy hood. Her recipes are always so easy to follow and my kids still love them! Here is one for you to try this Easter. Prep: 45 minutes Cook: 30 […]

Top 10 reasons to carry your baby/toddler

When you become a Mother, your hands become much needed that sometimes you wish you had a couple to help you out throughout the day. I personally used to carry my baby in a wrap for days out as I also had a toddler in tow and that really helped me in the early days. […]

Cookie Dough Shop Up coming to London

We are delighted to let you know about the newest hype in London, Cookie Dough London Pop Up coming from Beirut to London for a few days only. We met up with the founder of Cookie Dough Yasmin Agha as she whisked us into her magical world of luxury for little ones.  In 2009, Cookie Dough […]

Easter Party at My Kid Atelier

Easter came Early with Kensington Mums at My KidAtelier this year. Thanks to all the mums who joined us and brought their little ones for an afternoon of fun and good times We loved watching children being creative panting eggs, colouring ceramic bunnies and creating their beautiful Easter bonnets which they then showed off during […]

Chocolate Easter nests with marzipan eggs

This recipe is contributed by Emma Hollingsworth who we follow over on Instagram @mrshollingsworths. This is a great and fun recipe to try with your little ones at home this Easter holiday! Ingredients 1 1/2 cups quinoa pops (or puffed rice) 5 tbsp cacao powder 5 tbsp maple syrup 3/4 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup […]

Breastfeeding in London

#FreeTheFeed promotes a non-judgmental approach to feeding Article from Adweek If you were walking around the Shoreditch area of London, you may have seen a giant inflatable boob with a very prominent nipple sitting on top of a building. Part of the  Mother Projects initiative is to help women who might feel embarrassed or judged while feeding […]

Hearty Bolognese Pasta

Today’s recipe if from Yasmina Gharbawi who is known on Instagram as @yassminaskitchen. From a very young age she was passionate about cooking and taught herself everything she know today. Long story short she has been living in between London (where I was born) & Lebanon, Beirut. When she was living in London she would cook […]

Motherhood by Ruthie Watson

1. Please introduce yourself: Name, what do you do & how many children you have. I’m Ruthie Watson, Co-Founder of Branche d’Olive. I’ve been married for 42 years to the same wonderful man and we have two children. Gabriella is a paediatrician, working in London and our son Wallace died in his first year at […]

Kensington Mums Loves Unicorn Theatre

MADE IN A DAY, UNICORN THEATRE These theatre workshops are led by professional theatre-makers. They are designed to be creative, fun and challenging sessions that explore the worlds of puppetry, circus, movement and performance. Participants will devise, develop and stage a piece of work they have created together using the new skills and knowledge from […]

How to Handle a Loft Conversion with Kids

Loft conversions and kids Having major building work carried out in your home can be particularly stressful when you have young children. Building work means you have to be extra vigilant, but there’s other issues too – who wants to find little sawdust footprints all over their living room carpet? Fortunately, a loft conversion can […]

The disturbing YouTube videos that are tricking children

Article from BBC Trending. We posted this on our Facebook Page and the response was alarming (not surprisingly).We had written before about YouTube Kids  for the safety of your children, because as parents we all use Youtube at some point. Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate […]

A new horse riding simulator experience at Equicise

When I first heard about a horse simulator I must admit I didn’t really understand the concept. Growing up I had been horse riding during summer camps and there is passion for horses that runs in my family. I believed that, when riding a horse, the beauty of it was creating the connection with the […]

Motherhood by Monique McGoey

Please introduce yourself: Name, what do you do & how many children you have. My name is Monique and I founded TheMother-Hood.com – a website connecting Mums to their neighbourhoods. I live in Acton with my 10-year-old daughter, husband and our latest addition to our family Albie the cavapoo puppy. 2. What was your inspiration […]

Hamam Mahshi Recipe (Egyptian style stuffed pigeon)

Here is a traditional Egyptian recipe by member of our community Sarah Amin, where she blogs on Mycitymylondon. Mother of one & fashion Guru/blogger who still finds the time to create some delicious dishes. Thank you for sharing this one with us. Two pigeons/quail 1 onion 4 bay leaves 4-5 whole peppercorns For the stuffing: 1/2 cup […]

Review: CERU Afternoon Tea in the Levant

We were delighted to review one of the latest restaurants in South Kensington, Ceru London. Set up by  husband and wife team Patricia and Barry Hilton for their passion for food, love and travel in the Middle East ranging from The Lebanon, Israel and Turkey. My Mum was in town, so it was the perfect […]

Mother’s Day 2017 with Kensington Mums

Two days have passed since our Mothers day get together and we are still buzzing with SO much positive energy. We would like to thank all our mums & friends who  joined us on Saturday and made our Mothers day event one to remember. And three big THANK YOU to our wonderful speakers, HRH Tessy […]

Excessive worrying

What is excessive worrying? We all worry sometimes, it’s normal. However, the arrival of children may have given the word “worrying” a whole new meaning for you. You, like many other mums, might find yourself worrying about every single little thing: “What if we can’t support our children?” “Why is my Benjamin’s not walking yet?” […]

Easter Scoop

Looking for Easter half-term adventure for your 5-10 year old? Join the Sharky & George Adventure Club here at the Will to Win pitches, Hyde Park between the 3rd – 13th April excluding weekends.  Each day will be full of fun games and activities including design your own art masterpiece, den building, boat races, Nerf gun battles, rocket launching, science […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day, Win a Bespoke Life Coaching session & Personal Styling shopping session

About Sharon and Maria Sharon is a Personal Coach and has coached professionals in industries ranging from Investment Banking and the Law, to Education and the Performance Arts, both in the UK and LA. She specializes in Personal and Professional development and is passionate about supporting individuals to create a more fulfilling and rewarding life. Maria was […]

Win Family Tickets to Zippo’s Circus this Easter

For its 2017 ‘Jigit’ tour, Zippo’s Circus welcomes the thundering hooves of acrobatic ‘trick’ Cossack riding from Kazakhstan courtesy of the  Khadikov Jigit Riders. Also new are The Hot Dogs – a lovable quartet of tail-wagging superstars. And back by popular demand are Zippos’ 21st Century ‘Jigits’  – the legendary Lucius Troupe, Brazilian motorbike daredevils in the Globe of Death.  Plus comic hilarity, amazing feats on the swinging […]

Nominate Kensington Mums as Your Favourite London Mummy Blogger

With award season in full swing and Mother’s Day around the corner, our friends at the Mother-hood.com are launching their own contest—for London’s Top Mummy Blogger. Over the next weeks, they will feature each of the nominees—and then it’s your chance to vote for your favourite. London’s Top Mummy Blogger will be announced on the 10th of […]

Insta Live with Kensington Mums

With Mother’s day around the corner, join Kensington Mums for a live Q&A Session on Instagram on Sunday 19th of March at 9pm. Get all your questions ready to be answered by Dina and Nathalie. See you then!  

Sky high London childcare costs are a third more than national average

About the Family and Childcare Trust The Family and Childcare Trust aims to make the UK a better place for families. They are a leading national family charity in the field of policy, research and advocacy on childcare and family issues, with over 40 years’ experience. Their on-the-ground work with parents and providers informs their […]

Win 2 tickets to The Scummy Mummies Show

The Scummy Mummies Show, Bush Hall, Shepherds Bush Wednesday, March 22, 7:30 pm. The Scummy Mummies Show is an evening of laughs for less-than-perfect parents. ​ The Scummy Mummies book is out on March 9, in time for Mother’s Day. The book will be available for purchase and signing on the night or you can pre-order […]