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Travel round-up: European encounters

This month’s round-up features a varied assortment of travel posts from Europe. Think of it as a blogging Eurovision, without the guest post from Australia. I also decided to keep the UK out of the mix – we’d only get nul points anyway.     Ireland Things to do in Wicklow – Kate Takes Five […]

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#MilkDrinkersMilk Twitter party: How do you enjoy your Cravendale?

How do you and the mini-milk drinkers in your home like to drink Cravendale? Whether it’s a tall glass with biscuits for elevenses or warmed as a nightcap before bed, we want to hear at the Cravendale #MilkDrinkersMilk Twitter party on 14 July 2015! We want to know when and where you enjoy it. We’d even like […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up:

The end of the school year is in sight. With it, a time of change for many teens and tweens, as they leave school or move on from primary school. I for one am gearing up for the bulb-fest of the leavers’ assembly as my younger son leaves primary school. No doubt I’ll share that […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Different Perspectives

Good morning, I hope you are well today and life is rosy but if you are not feeling full of the joys then I trust this month’s positively inspirational round-up can help to brighten your day and lead you to some interesting reads that will inspire and encourage you. Having written this round-up (along with […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round-up: Forever families

Welcome back to another Adoption and Fostering Round-Up here on BritMums, I’m pleased to be bringing you a selection of posts that I’ve picked from the Weekly Adoption Shout Out, and elsewhere around the blogosphere.  I’m kicking off today with one of my favourite bloggers. She’s been away for a little while, but now she’s […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Check out our Pinterest Board!

Because we’re not ready for that wonderful #britmumslive weekend to fade into a distant memory, at least not just yet. The lovely Jennifer Jain has created this Pinterest Board with loads of content from this year’s conference. Go on … check it out and see if you are included! We can hear all the collective “awes” from […]

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How LinkedIn can help your business blog

Do you have a business blog? Or do you blog about business? Any respectable business entrepreneur will have a LinkedIn profile. It usually consists of their online CV and other promotional features. But did you know that adding your business blog onto LinkedIn can help boost its ratings and gain you more suitable readers interested in your industry or […]

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50 #SnapHappy BritMums Summer prompts >> Join us!

  Everyone has different plans over the summer, some schools are already breaking up but some, like mine, don’t break up until the 24th July. There are those families who are going abroad and those who are staying home. Those with wedding invites in the diary, those with park play dates and well, everyone’s summer […]

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#BritainsBrightestStreet – last chance to apply!!

SunEdison, the world’s largest renewable energy development company are on the hunt for #BritainsBrightestStreet and the search closes on 6th July. They are looking for 5 – 20 households on the same street that want to save money whilst benefitting from solar energy. At-a-glance entry criteria: They’re looking for 5-20 neighbours who want to get solar […]

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June Health Round-up: Acne and hair dye

Welcome back to the Health Round-up, I took a break last month due to general chaos of summer term life but we are back this month with an interesting selection of health-related posts from around the blogosphere. First up this month is a return to Mum of Three World who has had ongoing problems with […]

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40 top tips for a British summer party

What makes a great summer party? There’s nothing quite like the British summer, and nothing better than celebrating it than a summer party. Whether it’s a big festive shindig or an intimate family get-together, a summer party is a great opportunity to prepare tasty food, decorate the house and have fun with friends and family. […]

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BritMums Live 2015: We laughed, we cried, we mummified

We’re still coming off the high of BritMums Live 2015 — the best one yet! Everyone we spoke with talked about the excitement and fun, coupled with a mellow, friendly vibe. And now it’s not just our opinion — BritMums is Officially Amazing, thanks to our Guinness World Records Official Title.     For me, […]

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I was at BritMums Live 2015! Add your post to our Linky

How are you feeling today after such a fabulous BritMums Live? Personally I am still not back to normal, I’m still trying to process all of the tips, advice and information I took on board over the two days but I am on such a high, it’s really quite exhausting. Well done to everyone who […]

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Mum’s music in Classic FM’s ‘Hall of Fame’ Top 300

Fiona Bennett is a Berkshire based 53 year old mum to two teenage boys; she adopts ex racing greyhounds and she also writes piano music. In 2011, the Cardiff born musician composed ‘A Country Suite’ and to celebrate her 50th birthday, she hired British Grove Studios in London and recorded what was initially supposed to […]

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