Brummie Mummies

Brummie Mummies

By Laudable

Welcome to the 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

Episodes

Home and garden makeover ideas and tips - Claire Wainwright

This episode is all about homes and gardens and how you can transform yours!Zoe talks to busy mum, interior design guru and blogger Claire Wainwright, who has renovated her Moseley home with her husband Will over the past few years and has even created a hidden oasis in her back garden.Claire shares all her tips and advice on interior design and how to make the best choices when renovating or decorating your home and garden. You can find out more about Claire on her website www.thegreeneyedgirl.co.uk The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
31/08/2129m 13s

The importance of 'me-time' for mums and dads - Lavania Oluban

In this episode we hear from single working mum and blogger Lavania Oluban - She tells us all about why she set up her and her son’s blog 'The Amazing Adventures of Me' and why 'me-time' is so important for mums and dads. Find out how Lavania makes sure to factor in time for herself everyday and why no parent should feel guilty for taking the time to look after themselves as well as their little one.You can visit Lavania’s blog here - https://arloriverrex.com/The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
17/08/2124m 2s

How to inspire entrepreneurship in your children - Jodie Cook

Zoe Chamberlain chats with guest Jodie Cook, who believes entrepreneurship stems from childhood.From around the age of six, Jodie’s mum encouraged her to book her own doctors and dentists appointments and to pack her own suitcase when she went on holiday.She grew up thinking this was the norm but, only upon reaching adulthood realised that actually her mum had given her the skills needed for independent thinking, something that would prove essential when she decided to launch her own business, aged just 22.Discover how many other entrepreneurs have been inspired by their upbringing and what they do now they are parents themselves to encourage entrepreneurship in their own children.Find out more about Jodie and how she is inspiring families in her book How to Raise Entrepreneurial Kids which is available on Amazon and her website www.clevertykes.com. The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
03/08/2140m 49s

Busy mum's guide to getting a clean house and active kids - Sophia Kapcia

Do you wish you could all get fitter as a family, but struggle to find the time?In this episode Zoe chats with busy mum-of-five Sophia Kapcia who shares how she manages to balance a full-time job, studying for a PhD and dedicating time to exercise.We all know that keeping fit both physically and mentally is really important, but it can often be overlooked. Sophia sheds light on her smart ways to integrate exercise into daily life and how you can make fitness part of your every day, without having to go to the gym! The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
20/07/2125m 46s

The best things to do this summer around Birmingham

In this special episode of the Brummie Mummies podcast we’ll be sharing all the brilliant things to do in and around Birmingham this summer.This summer will hopefully offer a first chance to do lots of things that many of us haven’t been able to do for a long time.Unlike previous summers where we’ve been able to get up in the morning, see what the weather’s doing and where our mood’s might take us, we do need to do a little more forward planning this time, as most places require pre-booking. So we’ve put together this guide to help you plan your holidays!Join host Zoe Chamberlain and show producer Matt Millard as they run through all the best family friendly things to do this summer around the Midlands.We’ll also be finding out about a massive free activity programme happening across Birmingham, as we chat to programme director Jenny Carter all about how to get involved.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.Head to https://linktr.ee/Brummiemummies to find out more about Brummie Mummies!
06/07/2126m 37s

Turning your kitchen table business idea into reality - Maxine Laceby

Zoe Chamberlain chats with mum-of-two and beauty business owner Maxine Laceby, who began by brewing up bone broth on her stove, which she sold to her friends as a collagen beauty product to improve hair, skin and nails.Enlisting the help of her two daughters, Maxine and her girls have now enjoyed massive success, with an astonishing £10million turnover in just three years. Not bad for someone who calls herself a ‘council house kid’ from Wolverhampton.Maxine shares all about why she thinks the skills we pick up in motherhood make mums brilliant in business, how to have an identity outside of being a mum and why making mistakes is actually a good thing. Plus she revealed some great tips on how to turn your dream into a reality.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
22/06/2118m 38s

Why creativity is so important to everyday family life - Susie Pearl

Creativity is key to 21st century family living. It offers us comfort in difficult times, it allows us freedom of expression and it’s an essential skill that’s becoming increasingly in demand in modern day workplaces. In this episode, Zoe chats with mum, wellbeing coach and author Susie Pearl, to find out how we can nurture creativity in ourselves and our children, especially when we are all just so busy! Susie has done everything from art therapy with mental health patients to running a successful PR agency, working with celebrities like Madonna, Michael Jackson and George Michael, she shares the creative habits she’s picked up from watching successful people, how she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and was given just six weeks to live and made an incredible recovery, the power of positive thinking - and how every single person has creativity inside them.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
08/06/2134m 55s

The secret to getting your kids to love reading - Jenny McCann (Bear Bookshop)

Zoe Chamberlain chats with bookshop owner and mum of three Jenny McCann about how parents can instil a love of reading in their children, what to do to help reluctant readers, why reading is so important in all aspects of learning and in later life and about how she juggles being a busy mum with running a new business.Jenny McCann felt like every moment of her life was accounted for with a busy job and two children, with another on the way. So just before the first lockdown, she bravely handed in her notice at work and set about opening her very own children’s bookshop - The Bear Bookshop on Bearwood High Street, with the help of her three children, who ‘test’ her book selections and talk to customers about their favourite reads.Jenny’s story really shows there’s always a way to pursue your dreams and get a better life balance, sometimes it’s just about taking that leap of faith.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
25/05/2143m 11s

Resilience, courage and turning dreams into reality - Emily Wright

How far would you go in pursuit of your dreams? In this episode you will hear the inspirational story of Emily Wright - who despite facing adversity, never gave up on turning her dreams into reality. Emily had to return to work when her baby was just three weeks old due to financial pressures, she was evicted from her home and lost all her hair due to stress-induced alopecia. Despite this, in the space of two years she has gone on to create a six-figure turnover for her new business, and has taken the brave step to move away from friends and family to Brighton, so her children can grow up near the seaside…Single mum Emily really believes in a positive mindset, and simply refuses to crumble.Zoe talks to Emily about the pressures of motherhood, why running an online business is a real lifesaver for single parents and why she wants to show her daughters that a woman’s worth is a lot more than just her hair.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
11/05/2132m 56s

All about Brummie Mummies

Welcome to the very first episode of the Brummie Mummies podcast. Originally launched back in 2015, Brummie Mummies is a well known community for families in Birmingham and beyond, helping parents to connect both online and in person.Join show host and Brummie Mummies founder Zoe Chamberlain as she takes a trip down memory lane and tells you all about Brummie Mummies! Find out how things started, how things have grown over the years and what it means to be a Brummie Mummy.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
27/04/2113m 48s

Getting fit, happy and healthy after having a baby - Sophia Cooper

Do you feel pressured to get back to your pre-baby weight? In this episode, our guest Sophia Cooper is calling for us to celebrate our wobbly bits instead of feeling embarrassed by them!Zoe Chamberlain chats with Sophia about everything from postnatal depression and body image, to how she set up a church hall group where mums could exercise with their babies and what transformed it into the hugely successful OneFitMama fitness franchise that now offers free classes to help mums struggling with postnatal depression.The Brummie Mummies podcast is a Laudable production brought to you by Brummie Mummies and Birmingham Live.
27/04/2145m 1s

Brummie Mummies - Trailer

Welcome to the Brummie Mummies podcast, the show that shares inspiring stories from Birmingham mums and dads and is brimming with useful advice and suggestions.This podcast is packed full of tips from real Birmingham parents as 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.Here's a glimpse of what to expect from the first series of the show! 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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