France with kids: Try a mobile home!

Let’s face it: holidays abroad with families can be expensive. Between the cost of travel itself, accommodation and eating out – the Euros can quickly add up. Camping is not really my cup of tea – there is too much kit to bring. However, a mobile home  – where you have real beds, gas, electrics […]

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Review: The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas

Our book club editor Jacqueline Steward reviews The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas, the new book from Hilly Janes, who is a seasoned journalist and friend of BritMums. The book, about the poet Dylan Thomas, is timed to coincide with and celebrate the centenary of his birth this year. Reading The Three Lives of Dylan […]

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Single Parent Round-up: Super Positives All Round!

Welcome to July’s Single Parent Round-up… are you loving the sunshine still? Glasgow Mummy has been ticking things off her “35 by 35 list” – a great idea I think I might have to copy… I’m not sure I’m likely to speak to a famous person any time soon though. I loved the photos in […]

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Adoption & Fostering Round-up

Hello, thanks for stopping by to check out the BritMums Adoption & Fostering Round-Up. How is your summer going? Hot where you are? It’s super hot here at the moment, and we’ve been making the most of the sun by heading into the garden and to the beach. To celebrate summer and provide some inspiration for fun […]

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Health Round-up: The Summer Holiday Edition

Welcome to July’s health round-up and I hope that you are all enjoying the lovely weather and managing to stay fit and healthy in spite of the heat.  I have some very interesting and diverse posts for you this month. My first post is from Aly at Bug Bird Bee where she talks about her […]

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Can travel cure heartbreak and manage anger?

Sarah Tucker, an award-winning travel journalist, novelist, producer and broadcaster, writes about emotional benefits of travel. In addition to her other books, including Have Baby Will Travel and Have Toddler Will Travel, her most recent book is all about the deeper meaning we can get from travel. Valuing the best of other cultures through travel […]

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Should I get a divorce?

Should I get a divorce? How to know if your relationship can be saved Whether you’ve been married a short time or for many years, divorce is a life changing, stressful experience and you want to be sure before you take the decision to split up with your partner. How do you know for sure? Only […]

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Anjum Anand’s Herby quinoa and chickpea salad

The cookbook author and celebrity chef Anjum Anand shares her recipe for quinoa and chickpea salad, which can be dairy free or made with goat’s curd or cheese. The recipe is excerpted from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian, available now. Photo credit: Lisa Linder Inspired by tabbouleh, this lovely salad contrasts creamy quinoa […]

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Anjum Anand’s Baked ricotta with chard

It was our great pleasure to hear Anjum Anand speak at BritMums Live and also let the audience taste her delicious chutneys. (Which one was your favourite?) Anjum has shared this lip-smacking ricotta and chard recipe as well as the quick chutney from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian available now. Photo credit: […]

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Change is in the air

Changing your mind is often considered a bit meh. Not the done thing. I don’t understand why. Some days I’m full of the joys of spring and some days I’m knackered and grumpy and as such, cannot guarantee a consistent response. My attitudes vary, my opinions are swayed. I often change my mind, it might […]

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Good Reads July 2014

Welcome to Good Reads July 2014. Are you feeling the burn of holiday madness or are you still struggling to get your children out of bed for the last few days of school? I always find it hard to decide whether I like holiday or term time more but in this heat I am tempted […]

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Book club: The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings

Does a good book add to your Summer holiday? What will you be popping in the suitcase this year? BritMums book club members recently read The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings. The book is described as a domestic thriller which immediately intrigued me and made me anticipate something a little different. The story introduces us […]

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BBC news story: Mum bloggers are making money

Brands are increasingly looking to bloggers to get their message out, via both bloggers with high traffic and those in their desired niche. A BBC journalist talked to BritMums co-founder Susanna Scott recently about mum bloggers and how they are in high demand, with opportunities increasing for perks and income. “Brands of course are dying […]

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Special Needs Round-up: no substitute for meeting face to face

The online community we are all a part of as bloggers is incredible. We share, support, advise, pull together, collaborate. We motivate each other, pull each other up and drive one another forward. And those in the special needs community feel this even more so, there is always someone who has stepped in your shoes […]

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