special needs 610 slider 2

SEND Round-up: Back to School

So it looks like autumn has finally arrived, after the briefest of Indian summers. It won’t be long before Christmas! (sorry). Last month more posts were linked up than ever before, so there’s plenty of reading material for you here. It would be lovely to see even more comments on these posts; support for those […]

Share Button
Read full story
Breastfeeding baby by Luca Elvira, Shutterstock

BritMums Round-up: Breastfeeding toddlers

Welcome to BritMums’ 8th round-up of insightful breastfeeding blogs. I have no doubt that you’ll enjoy reading these blogs, especially if you’re breastfeeding or ‘planning’ to breastfeed a toddler, during pregnancy, or tandem nurse. After struggling so hard to make breastfeeding work, I especially find it surprising when different people ask when I plan to […]

Share Button
Read full story

Exploring Costa Barcelona for family travel

Tapas. Wine. Culture. All travellers to Barcelona know they can expect these things when they arrive in the city. But the capital of the Catalunya is also a fantastic jumping-off point to the rest of the region and what it has to offer families.  BritMums is going with a group of bloggers to Costa Barcelona (as the […]

Share Button
Read full story
Soneva Fushi in the Maldives

Family travel: 8 great geekcations around the world

Travel writer Mark Frary takes us through 8 great geekcations to take with kids around the world… I’ll admit it – I’m a bit of a geek. I studied astrophysics at university and old habits die hard. When it comes to holidays, I’m always keen to add an educational angle, particularly if there’s a bit of science […]

Share Button
Read full story
video roundup 610

Video Round-up: Holidays, back to school & how NOT to vlog!

Hi! I’m super thrilled to become part of the team of Britmums Round-Up Editors. Thank you so much for having me and to Lisa for letting me jump straight in and join her! I’m new to vlogging but have surprised myself with how much I’m enjoying it – heaps of enthusiasm at the moment and […]

Share Button
Read full story

Take the #brightFuture Challenge with Unilever #ad

How can we create a #brightFuture for our children? Take the #brightFuture Challenge with Unilever! What are the little steps you take as a family to change the future for the better? We want to know! In our #brightFuture Challenge, sponsored by Unilever, we’re asking you to share the everyday actions you take as a family […]

Share Button
Read full story

Review: The 5* luxury spa experience for families at Elounda Resort, Crete

Kids and spa aren’t usually two words you associate with each other, but at the Elounda resort in Crete, your children can experience the Six Senses Kids package while you soak up the sun or have some spa time of your own. Nestled between the Bay of Mirabello and olive grove covered hills, Elounda is […]

Share Button
Read full story
funny dog by The Dog Photographer via Shutterstock

Pets Round-up: Summer holidays

Well it’s been a busy time over the summer for our pet-friends – so much so that I had to miss August’s post, sorry about that! Kate over at Family Fever is looking at dog-friendly holidays and what to look for to choose the perfect one. But it’s not always possible to take your pooch […]

Share Button
Read full story
Shutterstock family park asife

Family Days Out Round-up: A summer of fun

Hello and a warm welcome back to the Family Days Out Round-Up. Apologies if you missed us in August but I had so few submissions to the round-up that I thought it would be best to wait until we had all gathered our thoughts, got the kids back to school and breathed a sigh of […]

Share Button
Read full story

#NepalNow : A recycling centre that makes a difference

Bishnu’s hands work fast. She grabs a plastic bottle from the large bag in front of her and twists off the lid, smoothly tossing it into the small bucket near her feet. Her craft knife flicks, slicing through the label, cutting out the small strip of glue that held it in place, severing the coloured collar left behind on the neck of […]

Share Button
Read full story

#BloggersBeatingCancer How you can help

Blogger Emma from Island Living 365 turned the loss of losing a loved one into something positive, inspiring her and Mumzilla to create #BloggersBeatingCancer, a virtual coffee morning to raise money. Here she shares her story… Cancer. A word that none of us want to hear. It has been estimated that 9 million people died […]

Share Button
Read full story

How to make your blog more attractive to your ideal reader

Have you really considered how to modify your blog to suit your ideal reader? It’s very easy get stuck into your writing and forget who you are supposed to be writing for. Especially if you write for yourself as therapy or to get things off your chest.  However, it is important to rise to the surface now […]

Share Button
Read full story
Finance610

Finance Round-up: Back to normal

Since the kids have gone back to school I’ve heard the phrase ‘back to normal’ many times. It seems the six weeks holidays throws everyone. Schedules go out of the window and money slips through our fingers like melting ice cream. So now is the time to get back on track as – dare I […]

Share Button
Read full story
Review round-up

Reviews Round-up: Back to school

Well! Where did the summer holiday go – they seemed to fly by! Most of you will be well back into the swing of school runs by now, but if your children are anything like mine it really won’t be long until they need something replacing – be that a school bag, a jumper or a […]

Share Button
Read full story