Author Archives: Jane Williams

I smile, you smile

Singing and smiling What a term it has been. Every Friday Rosie from London Rhymes and a succession of musicians – playing real instruments from trombones, to flutes to cellos – have met with our mums and minis to create … Continue reading

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The week the UN came to visit

    So what a week it has been. On Monday we took three of our mums to Community Links historic and inspiring building on the Barking Road – a building in which the suffragette movement was hothoused. We were … Continue reading

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Shop for our mums

“What can I get for your mums and minis?” So, many of you kind and wonderful people ask us “what can I buy for your mums and minis, what do they need?”. We love you for that. What you are … Continue reading

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CCB: Campaign for Clean Bums: Newham Nappy Appeal

There are babies in Newham who have to go too long between nappy changes because their mums cannot afford enough nappies to keep them comfortable. There are mums in Newham who try to ‘rinse out’ or “scrape off” disposable nappies … Continue reading

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Newham Recorder celebrates Magnificent Magpie Mum

Dupe, our wonderful mum of four – who has been with us since June 2017, is featured in the Newham Recorder this week.  We think you will agree she is an extraordinary and wonderful woman. Read here What was not … Continue reading

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Are you a mum on maternity leave? Become a MoM with us!

It is so easy to help out mums with children under five who are living in insecure accommodation. It is as simple as making friends. Simply come along, play, and then go with our mums and minis to another fun … Continue reading

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We asked the Mayor about the use of B&Bs: this is the response….

At the first full council meeting under Rokhsana Fiaz’s Mayoralty (Mayorship?!) we asked a question – on behalf of our mums and minis who are still being placed in hotels such as the one below – about the use of … Continue reading

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