37 episodes

Welcome to the award winning Brummie Mummies podcast, the show that shares inspiring stories from Birmingham mums and dads and is brimming with useful advice and suggestions.

Brummie Mummies has been a much-loved hub for parents in Birmingham since 2015, known for bringing families together both online and at sell-out social events.

This podcast is packed full of tips from real Birmingham parents as show host and Brummie Mummies founder Zoe Chamberlain chats to mums and dads of all backgrounds about how to juggle family life and all that comes with it.

The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Birmingham Live and Brummie Mummies, and is produced and edited by Matt Millard.

Want to get in touch? Drop Zoe an email - zoe.chamberlain@reachplc.com or get in touch via the Brummie Mummies Facebook page - facebook.com/brummiemummiesmail

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Welcome to the award winning Brummie Mummies podcast, the show that shares inspiring stories from Birmingham mums and dads and is brimming with useful advice and suggestions.

Brummie Mummies has been a much-loved hub for parents in Birmingham since 2015, known for bringing families together both online and at sell-out social events.

This podcast is packed full of tips from real Birmingham parents as show host and Brummie Mummies founder Zoe Chamberlain chats to mums and dads of all backgrounds about how to juggle family life and all that comes with it.

The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Birmingham Live and Brummie Mummies, and is produced and edited by Matt Millard.

Want to get in touch? Drop Zoe an email - zoe.chamberlain@reachplc.com or get in touch via the Brummie Mummies Facebook page - facebook.com/brummiemummiesmail

    Making the transition to high school run smoothly with headteacher Rebecca Bakewell

    Making the transition to high school run smoothly with headteacher Rebecca Bakewell

    Moving from primary to high school is a big step for any child. But there are steps we can take as parents to help make the transition as smooth and easy as possible.

    Zoe talks to Rebecca Bakewell, headteacher at City Academy near Birmingham city centre, who has loads of practical suggestions on what families can do to prepare.

    Find out how to inspire confidence in your kids for that all important first day and for all the weeks and months that follow.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 26 min
    Finding your passion in life with Laura Best from the Passion Collective

    Finding your passion in life with Laura Best from the Passion Collective

    Have you ever had the feeling you want more but you’re not sure what it is you’re looking for?

    Laura Best tells us her story and shares all on the Passion Collective, a place where women from across the world can come together for virtual social events to empower and support each other. For Laura, it’s all about a sense of belonging.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 38 min
    The best things to do in summer 2022 around the Midlands

    The best things to do in summer 2022 around the Midlands

    In this episode Zoe is joined by family blogger Lavania Oluban and they’re talking all things summer.

    School holidays are expensive so we talk about some free and cheap places to go, how we save money on days out, plus some hidden places you might not have heard about before.

    You can read our full guide on our Brummie Mummies Facebook page and on the BirminghamLive website. Also head over to Lavania’s blog www.arloriverrex.com to see more of her adventures with her son Arlo.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 34 min
    How to travel with kids - top tips for great family holidays

    How to travel with kids - top tips for great family holidays

    We all love holidays but, let’s face it, when you have kids, it becomes a whole load more complicated.

    If the thought of a long drive, train journey or flight is putting you off the idea of travelling with your kids, then give this episode a listen - We encourage you to rethink how you plan your break.

    Zoe chats to our producer Matt Millard about an epic adventure she took with her kids in Spring - an American road trip, visiting nine states in a Cruise America RV in just two weeks!

    A once-in-a-lifetime trip like this is on lots of people’s bucket lists but if you’ve felt it’s just too out of reach or impractical, this episode will provide you with lots of tips on planning, budgeting and keeping everyone happy on the road.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 38 min
    How the pandemic has affected new mums and their children

    How the pandemic has affected new mums and their children

    Many of us can only imagine how difficult it was to have a baby during the global pandemic lockdowns. As parents, we’re still feeling the aftermath of that with all of our kids, but what was it like to be a new mum unable to get out and about with your baby? And what effect has that had on our little ones?

    Today Zoe is talking to Birmingham mum Priya Chauhan who had a baby and a toddler during lockdown and Davinder Jandu who is headteacher at Yarnfield Primary School in Tyseley, who talks about how she has seen the impact of the pandemic on children starting school.

    They both share their experiences and the positives that have come out of that and they offer a myriad of tips for mums and dads who can see that the pandemic has impacted on their children’s lives.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 44 min
    How to be more playful in everyday life with Just So Festival's Sarah Bird

    How to be more playful in everyday life with Just So Festival's Sarah Bird

    In this episode Zoe introduces a festival she’s been to nearly every year for 13 years with her kids.

    The Just So Festival is the brainchild of two mums - Sarah Bird and Rowan Cannon - who loved the idea of taking their kids to festivals but found the reality wasn’t quite so much fun. So they decided to do it on their own terms. We hear from Sarah Bird to find out more.

    You can discover more about the Just So Festival by visiting the website justsofestival.org.uk.

    The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.

    Hosted by Zoe Chamberlain
    Produced and edited by Matt Millard

    • 40 min