Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post…

Have you noticed the most ordinary of lives once put on the big screen or written up as a novel transcends the ordinary? So it is with our lives. I’m certain if you started a diary today and read it a year later you’d be fascinated by the person contained in its pages. Sadly, I destroyed […]

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Encouraging healthy eating in the elderly

BritMums is an advocate for nutritional health if for the elderly working in partnership in a sponsored relationship with Abbott. With an ageing population, this is an important issue the whole community needs to come together to tackle. Learning that 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition is scary but as our […]

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6 reasons to holiday in the UK with family

What are your fond memories of holidays in Great Britain? Do you recreate the memorable moments you had as kids with our own children? Do you have to work harder to create unforgettable holidays, or do simple pleasures still win through? We asked some top family travel bloggers, along with our sponsor Visit England, to […]

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Can you pass the 11+ Grammar School entry test?

After recent news that the Prime Minister Theresa May is planning on lifting the Grammar School ban that Tony Blair introduced in 1998 and wishes to reintroduce selective schools in the UK by the end of the year, a professional services marketplace has asked the question: Could you get into grammar school? Grammar schools were […]

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Finance Round-up: Back to school

It may be the case that the school holidays have cost you a fortune but wait a minute – going back to school isn’t that cheap either. Few parents can get away with starting the new term without any new uniform, shoes, bags or other equipment.  When I was a student I worked for a […]

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Reviews Round-Up: Holidays

It’s finally starting to feel like summer, and lots of bloggers have been setting off on some fun family holidays. If you are looking for a last minute deal or planning ahead for next summer, you might just find some ideas and inspiration here! I read about What the Redhead Said’s trip to Mark Warner […]

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Caring: Tips to beat malnutrition in older age

The issue of nutrition is a big issue as those we care about get older. It’s more than about simply eating right. More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. Nutrition has real effects for […]

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6 tips for teaching kids about ‘screen time’

In May the LSE held an event bringing together researchers, policy-makers, parenting organisations and children’s media professionals to discuss whether parents need a new approach to ‘screen time.’ Here are some of the top findings. For more you can follow Alicia and Sonia on Twitter or check out their blog summarising the latest research on […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: Summer dreams

It’s August and I’m slap-bang in the middle of summer holiday chaos here! If you were to turn up at my house on any given day you’d probably encounter all three of my sons and several of their friends too, racing round the place, building campfires and climbing on things. I’m trying to find some quiet […]

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Newbie Round-up: Amazing voices

Welcome back to my Newbie Round-up. How’s your summer holiday going? Run ragged? Or enjoying every moment? Safe to say it’s been a mixed bag here so far! Is the summer break giving you time to get some blogging jobs done? I have used some of the time to change my blog theme over on […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Delegating this summer holidays

We are officially mid way though the summer holidays. Are you surviving or thriving? I don’t know about you but I want to spend my summer holidays with the kids, doing fun stuff not working. But as my to do list gets longer and longer and my energy levels shorter I struggle to fit even […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: What I’ve been reading

Welcome back to the latest Dad Blogger Round-up – the only place to get your monthly dose of all things dad. I usually try to apply some kind of ‘theme’ to my round-ups, but I’m happy to admit that I’ve failed miserably this month. Instead, I’m going to wing it slightly with the random theme of ‘posts […]

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Under 30 Parents Round-up: Careers, parenthood & finding the balance

It’s no secret that whether you’re at home on the front line 24/7 or juggling a career with the full time parent gig, it’s bloody hard and wonderfully rewarding in equal measures.  When I asked fellow bloggers to send through posts on the subject of balancing careers with parenthood for this month’s round-up, I was pretty much blown […]

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BritMums Round-up: Making breastfeeding work

Welcome to BritMums’ 6th round-up of fab breastfeeding blogs. August, with World Breastfeeding Week and US National Breastfeeding Month, is that time of the year when breastfeeding awareness at their peak on social media and in the wider community internationally. So I thought it especially timely, to share a few blogs about making breastfeeding work. […]

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