“Making the most of life 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 am 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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When you have children, or when you have friends and family visiting with children, it suddenly dawns on you that you need some very specific knowledge about Maidenhead. You might know that there’s a park at the end of the road… but where do you go if it’s raining? Or...read more
Putting Maidenhead on the Map
In 2016, I started tagging my photos of Maidenhead on Instagram with #lovemaidenhead and encouraged the community to get involved. The hashtag has now been used over 1000 times! 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.
If you want to see more images of Maidenhead, why not buy my Maidenhead calendar which has over 40 images of Maidenhead and includes all of the community dates for the rest of the year. Just click on the calendar section here on my site or visit the Craft Coop shop in town to buy one.
Having watched my Facebook feed fill up with images of my friend’s children starting school, I’ve never really been able to fully understand the range of emotions that lie behind the clichéd ‘stand in front of the fireplace’ photo that you see. As a first time school...read more
I often hear people complaining that there is nothing to do in Maidenhead, or that they have run out of ideas for what they can do at the weekend with the kids. Yet if you know where to look, there are actually lots of children and baby-friendly activities and groups....read more
Once a year there is a pretty special event that comes to town. Organised by volunteers from the community for the lovely people of Maidenhead to enjoy, Maidenhead Festival transforms Kidwell's park in the centre of town to a bright and bustling fun weekend for all...read more
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