About Suzanne Baum

Suzanne has worked in journalism for nearly 20 years and specialises in real life, parenting and family travel features. After a five-year job as section editor for the Jewish Chronicle newspaper, she went into freelance writing, where she has had work published regularly in the Daily Mail, the Mirror, the Sun, the Times, Red, Junior, Practical Parenting, Mother & Baby, Take a Break, FHM, Men's Health, Zest, Conde Naste Traveller, Best and Bella. A former shopping editor for Your Family magazine and features editor on The Jewish News, she now specialises in writing on family travel and is a product reviewer for Babyworld, MadeforMums and Healthista.

Author Suzanne Baum

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A travel journal: Orlando

From the fast-paced rollercoasters to the dizzy heights of the circus top, Suzanne Baum and her family led the high-life on a recent visit to Florida.  It proved to be the perfect family holiday; even if she failed to stay up to speed on everything the theme parks had to offer! Note: This visit place […]

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Confessions of a Center Parcs addict

Suzanne Baum explains why she and her family are addicted to Center Parcs! Aside from bribing them with money, there is almost nothing my two teenage boys would do to agree to getting up at the crack of dawn during their school holidays. So to see them up and dressed on the first day of […]

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A dog is for life

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas…. Suzanne Baum reflects on the most ‘pawsome‘ gift of all that just keeps on giving. “It’s hard to believe that diamonds are a woman’s best friend once you become a dog owner. For the true gem by my side is in fact my one year old […]

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The top Facebook groups aimed at mums

Raising kids can be stressful so knowing you are not the only one facing challenges can be extremely helpful. Suzanne Baum gives a group hug to her favourite Facebook clubs that have helped her on the journey of parenthood. Facebook may be the last place you’d think to share details of your raging hormones or […]

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Five go mad in Madeira…

It may be classed as Portugal, but Suzanne Baum discovered Madeira is a fantasy island all on its own. Many people I know have heard of Madeira, yet few seem to have visited it-for reasons unbeknown to me. For it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited-stunning views, spotlessly clean and […]

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Terry Wogan’s passing sparks a fond memory

At Terry Wogan’s passing, Suzanne Baum recalls memories of his best TV show! As a child of the Seventies, I reached double figures during the Golden Age of TV gameshows. The Eighties was the heyday of amazing family shows offering chances for contestants to win everything from a cheap carriage clock to a toilet roll […]

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Egg-citing news! The launch of the Cadbury’s crème egg café

Cadbury’s crème egg has its own café and our reporter has gone all gooey over it. Tickets sold out within minutes of going on sale but Suzanne Baum – one of the lucky few to preview the café before it opened to the public – had a cracking time! Cadbury’s is used to creating a […]

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Soft play for adults? How children’s activities are attracting grown-ups!

Why should kids have all the fun? Suzanne Baum explores the world of child’s play through the eyes of a 42-year-old adult! Dressing up, wall climbing and soft play are all part of a kid’s life but now grown-ups can get a piece of the action too! With trampoline parks opening up all over the UK […]

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Christmas all wrapped up: An alternative gift guide

Want to make Christmas day for the woman in your life a cracker? Suzanne Baum presents an alternative gift guide for the girl who has everything/wants nothing/is difficult to buy for. My best friend is lucky enough to work for the fashion site Net-a-Porter so she has everything she could possibly need when it comes […]

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9 things for kids to do in London in school holidays

With the school summer holidays almost here, trying to keep the kids entertained can prove daunting for many parents. In a bid to keep boredom at bay, Suzanne Baum has compiled a list of suggestions on some of London’s top family-friendly attractions! 1. The Beach Brent Cross It may not be beside the seaside but […]

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