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Health Round-up: But what about the parents?

Hello everyone, and welcome back to my Health round-up. I hope you’ve all had a good February so far? I’ve been mostly dishing out Calpol and birthday cake to two very snotty little girls – I think we’ve had the same cold circulating since Christmas. I set a theme for this month’s round-up, and as […]

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Loved Planet Earth II? Now experience it yourself

If, as with our family, Sir David Attenborough’s recent planet Earth II series was required viewing on a Sunday night, you are probably being pestered right now to go and see some of that amazing wildlife face-to-face. Here, on an episode-by-episode basis, are some of the places you can get up close. Islands For families, […]

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Finance Round-up: Advice for life

It can often feel that no matter what stage of life you are at your finances are going to suffer. If you’re young and single then getting onto the property ladder is near impossible. Once you’re ready to have a baby you know there is going to be years of financial hardship ahead with lots […]

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Bumps & Babies Round-up: Introducing a new baby, milestones & a rainbow baby

I’ve loved 2017 so far and wholeheartedly jumped on the positivity/ New Resolutions bandwagon. The chance to shake off all the bad habits developed last year and start afresh. Maternity leave ended for me a few weeks ago so it was a double new beginning. During my nine months off or “holiday” as my husband jokes […]

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15 hacks to replace screen time with family time #sponsored

Something is coming between parents and their children, a new study shows — gadgets, phones and tablets are getting in the way of family time in day-to-day life. The study, commissioned by Discover Ferries, the body representing ferry operators, found the average family spends just 3 weeks of real quality time together each year and […]

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Environment Round-up: Make it easy

I’m a big believer that people are more likely to reduce their negative environmental impact if it is easy for them. I know the issue is so important that we should we willing to put in more effort to improve our plant, but in reality most people are busy with their lives with little time to […]

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Food Round-up: Food for your Valentine

Happy Valentines day! Love is certainly in the air and I know that a lot of you will be thinking about how to cook the perfect romantic meal for two. Taking time out, as a couple to enjoy a meal together is one of my favourite Valentines day treats and creating a home cooked meal […]

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Dads Round-up: The rise of the stay-at-home dad

Their number is small but growing. Dads who eschew the traditional role of bread-winner in favour of staying at home are on the rise. It’s a choice more dads are taking up on either a permanent or a temporary basis. Even more are adopting flexible working practices so they can be involved in drop-offs and pick-ups, attend […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Spotlight: February 2017

Are you snapping happy? It’s time to give a shout-out to one of our community who has been rocking Instagram lately! We have an active community called #SnapHappyBritMums and we’d love to see you there! Anyone can join in with the snap happy fun – all you need to do is see which of our […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Branding

Branding is far more than just a logo and yet we put a lot of emphasis on getting that logo just right. Branding encompasses every aspect of your customer’s experience of your business. Each and every interaction and point of contact contributes to the reputation you have. Every facet of your business needs to reflect […]

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Under 30 Parents Round-up: Love is in the air… ish…

Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re single, hitched, or are Cupid incarnate, there’s no denying that everyone’s minds seem to turn to the topic of lurve come February.  But it’s safe to say that relationships are no walk in the park after the pitter patter of tiny feet…  About the only similar thread between the posts I […]

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Review: Bloggers lose weight with Forever Living’s C9 #Ad

Who wouldn’t like to lose some inches and feel more energetic, especially this time of year? Four bloggers have been working with BritMums and Forever Living in a paid project to try the company’s C9 plan – a 9-day combination of Forever Living supplements and meal replacement shakes – to help shift a few bulges and […]

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Expat Round-up: Tales from the frontline

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” ~ Maya Angelou Last week it snowed. Just gently, as though someone had given the streets a generous dusting of icing powder. Then it rained, turning the powder into puddles of ice. […]

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Current Affairs Round-up: Mental wellness

January was Mental Wellness Month and so I requested posts about this issue. I’m sad at the overwhelming response: seems it’s prevalent – and it’s not going away, with many parenting bloggers having stories to share on the subject. I shouldn’t be surprised really, according to The Independent, nearly a quarter of new mother’s will […]

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