Sharing my experiences and adventures in Berkshire and beyond

Jodie - Maidenhead Mum

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Here you’ll find posts and reviews about my life here in Maidenhead with two small children. I write about a broad selection of subjects, from family friendly restaurants, things to do at half term and even where to go on ‘date night’ in Maidenhead and the surrounding areas. I’m always looking for new ideas and experiences so please get in touch if you’d like to share your story on the blog.

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The Lions take over the High Street Maidenhead / Maidenhead Moments

This post is the first in a new series here on the blog. I’ve noticed that when I share photos of an event I’ve been to in Maidenhead, I often get lots of questions or people wish that they had known about it beforehand. I figured that perhaps I can remedy this by sharing my #lovemaidenhead photography and writing about my experiences. So here is...

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#lovemaidenhead – Join in with the community hashtag project

Putting Maidenhead on the Map

I’d like as many people in Maidenhead to get involved. All you have to do is take a photo of something you love in and around Maidenhead, share it on Instagram and use the hashtag #lovemaidenhead. It doesn’t have to be a photographic masterpiece, just something you snap on your phone. There’s no need to limit yourself to things in the centre of town, it can be anything within a short distance of Maidenhead that you have the privilege to enjoy as a Maidenhead resident.  I’ll do a regular roundup of 9 photos with the #lovemaidenhead tag and share on my ‘Maidenhead Mum’ Instagram and Maidenhead Mum Facebook page.

Popular Posts

6 Networking tips for Newbie entrepreneurs
Business Tips / Maidenhead
05 Apr 2016

6 Networking tips for Newbie entrepreneurs

In March on International Women’s Day, I went along to a Maidenhead Business Girls meet up to meet some more of the Maidenhead Business Girls. It was a double celebration as it was also the second birthday of the group and it made me realise that I had been a member for a whole 12 months. Looking back I remember that I was so nervous about...

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A rather delicious Chicken Tikka Roll: Great Indian street food on Maidenhead High Street.
Maidenhead / Reviews
26 Mar 2016

Eat On The High Street launches in Maidenhead

Here on the Maidenhead Mum blog I love to hear about things that are supporting Maidenhead. I’d seen the posters for ‘Eat on the High Street’ around town, but it wasn’t until I bumped into one of the organisers at a Maidenhead Business Girls meet up that I understood just how good an idea it was. Shop local, eat local? With a name like ‘Eat...

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You could celebrate Mother's Day in Maidenhead by going to Clivedon.
15 Mar 2016

220 reasons to #lovemaidenhead

What do snowdrops, fireworks and Chicken Katsu curry have in common? They were all enjoyed by people living in Maidenhead and shared with the #lovemaidenhead photography project in February! In case you’ve not heard of the project, it’s a community based photo challenge to help Maidenhead get the recognition it deserves for being a great place to live. It takes place on Instagram and anyone...

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Just. Look. At. That. Face!
Maidenhead / Me and Mine / Personal
11 Mar 2016

Me, Mine and Maidenhead: February update

This week there has been a lot of chatter in the press about toddler tantrums and parenting styles so it feels particularly apt that my family photo I’m sharing for the February ‘Me and Mine’ project is a little bit different to the usual happy, smiley family photo I would usually take. Farewell February February seems to have flown by for us in a haze/daze...

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Venice is a beautiful place to visit and we have lovely memories to look back on.
Family Friendly / Travel
03 Mar 2016

5 reasons to visit Venice with a toddler

As we speed into Spring, the holiday season is fast approaching. Last year, despite being 6 months pregnant and with a 3-year-old in tow, we chose Venice as the destination for our family holiday. Not exactly the first destination that comes to mind when you think of a holiday suitable for a little one but I was keen for us to experience something a little...

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My Little Lady checking out the flowers in the Nicholson Centre in Maidenhead
Local / Maidenhead
01 Mar 2016

Shop local this Mother’s Day in Maidenhead

I’m sure you’ll all have realised that this Sunday (6th March) is Mother’s Day. A chance to say ‘thanks’ to your Mum for all of the hard work she puts in all year round. Ideas for Mother’s Day in Maidenhead I thought that I could perhaps use this blog to help give a little something back to all of the other Maidenhead Mums. Especially those...

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