This Hitchin Mummy

Review: Enchanted Stockwood

A magical show of light has taken over Stockwood Discovery Centre this December! This magical installation from Ulf Pedersen transforms the beautiful gardens by night Read More

Review: Hatfield Park Farm

Hatfield Park Farm Hatfield Park Farm is situated in the beautiful grounds of Hatfield House – a glimpse of which is visible when wandering around Read More

TOTFest is coming, are you ready?

This bank holiday weekend, Pink Bear Events are set to host the ULTIMATE baby and toddler festival at Hitchin Priory, and its forecast to be Read More

Great FREE playgrounds where you can get a coffee…

There are lots of great playgrounds in and around Hitchin – see my guide to find your local one, or try somewhere new. Sometimes you want to make more of a day of it though, so I’ve written this guide to where the kids can play and, more importantly, you can get coffee or cake as well!

TOT Fest Coming to Hitchin This Summer!

TOT Fest 2018! The ultimate baby and toddler festival is coming to Hitchin this May half term! Pink Bear Events, the specialist preschool events company, Read More

Drop In Pre-School Classes

Here’s a guide to pre-school classes you can just drop in to – handy to know! Some of these classes and groups don’t run in the holidays – check the What’s On page for day by day listings or contact the provider before visiting.

Easter Themed Events 2018

If you fancy a bit of Easter fun, here’s my guide to Easter themed events this Spring in Hitchin and beyond!

Where to find an Easter Egg Hunt 2018

It’s that time of year again to get hunting for chocolate eggs! The official holiday period is varied across Hertfordshire schools so I have a Read More

What’s On February Half Term 2018

The holidays have arrived once more so here’s your guide to where to take the kids and what’s on to entertain the whole family! Don’t Read More

Block Booking Pre-School Classes

Here’s a guide to pre-school classes for the next 7 days that require block booking – still worth getting in touch as there may be spaces or many offer trial sessions before you sign up!

Family Friendly Places To Eat Around Hitchin

We have lots of lovely places to eat in Hitchin and the surrounding area. Some of them I reserve for child free times. Some I will save for when the kids are older (or I’m braver). Here is my list of tried and tested places to take the kids for a meal out. Good luck!

Rainy Day Ideas Around Hitchin

Rainy today? Don’t panic! Obviously you can always don your wellies and head out for a splash, but if you want to try and stay out of the rain, here are some ideas for you! From soft play to museums and even pet shops, This Hitchin Mummy has you covered!

Your local Play Areas in Hitchin

We have lots of fantastic play areas in Hitchin with a range of play surfaces and equipment meaning there is somewhere for all ages and all weathers! This guide includes a handy Google Map of our local parks – a perfect free day out with the kids. A brief description and images of the parks are below too – where will you visit first?

Hitchin Round Table Santa Sleigh 2017

This festive season Hitchin Round Table is raising money with the help of Santa Claus and his merry helpers! Santa’s Hitchin rounds start on Tuesday Read More

Term time toddler sessions near Hitchin

There are lots of places running special toddler sessions during term time whilst the bigger kids are at school. Here are some great activities for your pre-schooler (and you) to get involved in!

NCT Classes, Groups & Events in North Herts

The NCT offer fantastic support for parents and are very active across our area. There is so much on offer from Bump Socials and Baby Groups to Sling Libraries and Nearly New Sales…

Review: Standalone Farm, Letchworth

It is my go to place on a sunny Summer’s day, the perfect end-of-the-day sanity preserver and meeting place for play dates galore. For those of Read More

Review: Y Spa at Wyboston Lakes

Y Spa and me Y Spa and I have become very good friends in recent years. Since becoming pregnant with my first child, it has been Read More

Family Friendly Pubs with Play Areas

Just because we started a family doesn’t mean we don’t still enjoy eating out! When the sun is out, there’s nothing we love more than heading to a pub with a nice outside space and play area too. Here are some local ones I’ve uncovered…

Review: Toddler Tales & Move

Toddler Tales & Move is one of the newest preschool classes on offer in Hitchin. Run by Lucy Harrigan, it’s summer residence has been at Read More

Review: Eve Daniels Photography

Eve invited my daughter and I to her mini studio in Stevenage for a Princess and Superhero photo shoot. Here’s how we got on… Armed Read More

Summer Holidays 2017: What’s On Week 5

Here’s your guide to what’s on for the fifth week of the Summer Holidays running from Saturday 19th August – Friday 25th August. For all Summer Holiday Read More

Summer Holidays 2017: What’s On Week 6

Here’s your guide to what’s on for the sixth week of the Summer Holidays running from Saturday 26th August – Friday 1st September. For all Summer Read More

Summer Holidays 2017: What’s On Week 4

Here’s your guide to what’s on for the fourth week of the Summer Holidays running from Saturday 12th August – Friday 18th August. For all Summer Holiday Read More