Mums tell what it's REALLY like to raise an Olympian in a series of heartwarming films
MFM popped along to the posh May Fair Hotel in London last night for the launch of a series of short, documentary-style films featuring eight Olympic athletes' mums. The films see the mums revealing what it's really like raising a sports star.
We "heart" comedienne Dawn French in a BIG way at ... Continue reading
MFM indulges in tales from its favourite Disney Heroes and Princesses as they fly around on ice skates, with a little help from Mickey and Minnie
It’s always a good sign when more than half of the audience is dressed up as a princess. Particularly when the performance is an on-ice version of Disney’s classic princess and hero tales.
On arrival, the MFM team instantly realised we hadn’t got the dress-code memo and had to rush to the ... Continue reading
Exquisite and quirky Easter treats were shared with us at Hotel Chocolat's press event last week, with special finds for parents and children alike this spring
After promising ourselves again that healthy eating would start "tomorrow", the MFM team headed off to Hotel Chocolat’s Easter press show to see 2012's range of Easter delights. In a central London Hotel Chocolat store, after the doors shut to the public, the media spent a chilly Thursday night overdosing on ... Continue reading
It might be raining outside, but it was sunshine all the way at the George High Summer press show. Here's what's going to be hot in kids' and women's fashion...
The George High Summer press show certainly brightened our day, after a wet and soggy commute!
The budget clothing brand unveiled its key summer trends for kids, women and men this morning. Bright block colours and bold, clashing prints feature on maxi dresses and jumpsuits in both the women's and kids' ranges.
Pastels ... Continue reading
The Copper Tree aims to help children understand death and cope with bereavement
Every 22 minutes a child somewhere in the UK will lose a parent. Many more will be affected by the loss of someone close, such as a sibling, grandparent, friend or other significant person, according to leading childhood bereavement charity, Winston’s Wish.
Here at MFM HQ we were touched by new book, ... Continue reading
Write messages in pancake mix, draw pictures and make your child's initials out of pancake mix - and it's all super easy
As if Pancake Day wasn't already fun enough, MFM has been trying out some tricks to impress the kids even more this year.
The simplest and most effective way we found was this idea to create shapes and letters by using a squeezy ketchup bottle as a paint pot. Just make sure ... Continue reading
MadeForMums visited the Department of Education to discover ideas about making the internet safer for all the family
MadeForMums paid a visit to the Department of Education for Safer Internet Day 2012. It's an annual event, hosted by the UK Safer Internet Centre and Childnet, with the aim of raising awareness, not just about the risks of using the internet, but about the positive experiences your family can share online ... Continue reading
Got a budding designer on your hands? If so, look out for Girl Talk Art magazine
A new children’s magazine packed with loads of easy-to-do art and designs projects is now out on the newsstands.
Girl Talk Art magazine (£2.99) is great for inspiring girls who love being creative and love to draw. It teaches them everything from how to design a fashion collection and sew a trendy handbag ... Continue reading
An online petition to raise awareness of childhood cancer got us talking...
Here at MFM HQ, a huge number of press releases, stats, requests and other pieces of info cross our desks and inboxes every day. Today, one really caught our eye… and hearts. We thought you might like to know about it too.
The online petition wants the Department of Health to raise ... Continue reading
Get your children into baking with the latest craze in cake-making
MFM was a little bemused when a kindly neighbour rocked up a few days ago with a pot of white liquid and a set of instructions titled, “How to make a German Friendship Cake.”
“This is Herman,” the neighbour said by way of explanation, and left.
MFM placed the pot of Herman on ... Continue reading
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