Maggie says “Over the years we have been asked many questions about all sorts of things kiddy and parent related. As a mother of four by default I have has been able to offer advice off the back of my experiences, but there are just times when you need expert opinion. We are super lucky to have some truly awesome people who want to work with us. So we would like to introduce some of them to you”.
Jane Ritchie AKA ‘The Guru of Guru’s’
Jane works as our Early Years Advisor – she owned and ran the prestigious Minors Nursery School in Notting Hill for many years after leaving Wetherby. She has kept me sane for the last 6 months on all things nursery and helped us achieve our dreams. She knows everything in the whole wide world of Ofsted and is the most amazing person EVER.
John O Connell AKA ‘The Baby Doctor Guru’
We are so happy to be working with the amazing Dr John P. O’Connell; a Consultant Paediatrician at the Bupa Cromwell Hospital. He specialises in Paediatric general medicine, Neurodisability and respiratory. He is also the medical director rehabilitation unit for The Children’s Trust. Not only is this hospital just over the road from us at M&R Kensington, it is also amazing! Whatever your child’s medical needs are, the highly experienced paediatric team is dedicated to giving little ones the best possible care, including support for parents and siblings too.
Fiona Falkner AKA ‘The Food Guru’
Fiona is the author of “25 Foods Kids Hate… and how to get them eating 24″ She is totally amazing and renowned for her ability to convert fussy eating children, ITV recently dubbed her “the Harry Potter of vegetables.” Fiona is now the modern-day go-to name for family food coaching and creative kids cookery parties. With recipes such as Butternut Banana Smoothie, Baby Broccoli Muffins and Tunaroni Cheese, Fiona’s food will feature across both the nursery and the brasserie at Maggie & Rose.
Teresa Walsh AKA ‘The Giving Birth Guru’
The lovely Theresa Walsh (a fellow New Zealander) is a Midwife and Childbirth Educator at the super smart Portland Hospital. She has been providing classes for women and their partners in different countries all over the world for over 20 years where she has worked with women from extreme social groups – pretty awesome we say!! She has other experience as a paediatric oncology nurse and she is a fully qualified midwife.
Lisa Meakin AKA ‘The Sleep Guru’
Lisa Meakin, from Night Nannies is a totally amazing Night Nanny and sleep trainer. She is also a qualified maternity nurse and has certificates in breastfeeding, colic and reflux. If you didn’t think that was enough she is also qualified as a baby massage teacher! WOWZERS!! She is the one to help you get that much needed night sleep.