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Health & Wellbeing II – It’s Easter, Back Away Slowly

We spoke to Health, Wellbeing and Fitness expert Steve Denby about how and why to avoid overindulging at Easter: First, the facts I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but you really do need to know what you are getting yourself into.  Brace yourself, this is going to hurt… Sugar is really bad for you. When you consume Easter candy, you are getting a large dose of sugar.  Whether it is in the…

World Water Day 2018 – Make it Rain Indoors with your Kids!

World Water Day is a great chance to teach your kids about the importance of water. It can be easy to take water for granted, so it’s really important to teach them as early as possible to appreciate how lucky we are to have clean, safe water.  Take part in World Water Day 2018 by teaching your children this important lesson through games such as making it rain indoors! Here’s how:   You’ll need: A…

Health & Wellbeing I – How Daylight Savings Time Can Help You Lose Weight and Get Fit

Sunday 25th March marks the date we change our clocks in observance of Daylight Saving Time.  All UK residents will move their clocks forward one hour, resulting in more daylight at the end of each day, but also one less hour of sleep.  Health & Wellbeing expert Steve Denby explained to us how we can take advantage of the time change to help improve our overall fitness and health routine:   The effect of Daylight…

Health & Wellbeing Blog Series Launch

We’re delighted to announce the latest Mums in Ashford blog series, focusing on your health and wellbeing, courtesy of Steve Denby, health, wellbeing and fitness guru! Steve is a personal trainer with over 25,000 hours’ one to one coaching, knowledge and experience.  He co-founded FLI Fitness which offers classes and personal training in Ashford, focusing on long term health and weight loss.  FLI offer Mums in Ashford members fantastic exclusive discounts on Bootcamp classes AND personal training…

Women in Enterprise: Ashford Mumpreneurs – Sita Turner

This month we’ve talked to Mrs Sita Turner, a Mumpreneur extraordinaire who owns the award winning Baby Sensory Ashford and Canterbury! “I love the buzz and the challenge of it all. Although one child free admin day with nice hot coffee on demand is the dream!” Hi, I’m Sita and I own Baby Sensory Ashford and Canterbury. We are currently the number one baby class in the UK after winning the What’s On For Little…

International Women’s Day 2018 – Women in Enterprise: Ashford Mumpreneurs

It’s International Women’s Day! And we’re honouring the day by launching our new Blog series, celebrating the Mums in and around Ashford that run their own businesses, the Ashford Mumpreneurs! Each month we’ll feature a different Mum in our Women in Enterprise series who is forging ahead with her own business, to inspire, educate and encourage other Mums who are thinking of doing the same.  So, if you’re thinking of starting your own business and looking for…

Maintaining the New Year’s Motivation

January’s speeding by, and those New Year’s celebrations seem an age away already.  But what about the New Year’s Resolutions? We asked Jenny of BuggyFit Ashford and Folkestone for her expert advice on how to keep the New Year New You motivation all year round: People often ask “what do you do in the Winter at Buggyfit when it’s too cold”? This is what we do…. We workout, get warm, stay warm, and get stronger…

Ashford Business Awards – In Conversation with our Founder

We are absolutely delighted to be a finalist in the Ashford Business Awards, in both the Start Up and Innovation award categories, especially as we only launched in April this year! Reflecting on these nominations and the last 8 months, we spoke to our Founder Director, Amanda Richter about why she created Mums in Ashford and what’s in store for the future: What made you start the Mums in Ashford Club? Put simply: I’m a…

Reasons why Music is so important for little Monkeys

We spoke to Emily of Boogie Beat Music and Movement East Kent recently, and she explained to us why music is so important for children:   “Music is such an important part of every child’s learning, giving them the ability to be able to use their thinking skills while engaging with the music. The use of instruments, to help with their motor skills, offers them the opportunity to explore which then has a positive affect with…

How to Prepare for a Family Photoshoot

We spoke to the renowned RG Studios, based in Ashford Town Centre, who specialise in creating memories, and capturing moments that will last a lifetime, about how best to prepare for a family photoshoot, and they gave us their top tips: · Choose your outfits carefully. If you want fun vibrant and exciting pictures then choose according colours, if you want chilled out and relaxed pictures choose something neutral. Another quick tip is to coordinate…

Ashford Finalist