How you can support vulnerable children & families on your blog this Christmas

The Children’s Society is a national charity that aims for a country where young people are free from disadvantage.  From lobbying and campaigning to running local projects which directly help children, they have a Christmas appeal for BritMums’ bloggers, where you can use your voice and your platform to help raise awareness of the issues […]

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LOL Round-up: We’ve got the giggles all wrapped up

The LOL round-up is getting into the Christmas spirit with these fabulously funny festive posts (say that after a few snowballs!) So if the Christmas build up is leaving you feeling a little frazzled, you can’t remember where you’ve hidden some of the gifts, and the gift wrapping elves have once again been a no show, […]

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How gamer-fication helps kids & parents to learn coding

How do we get our children to go from passively watching YouTube videos to learning the skills to create them and their own games and websites?  How do we turn a fan of the biggest YouTube gamers into a hero themselves as they play both detective and coder in a quest to solve an exciting […]

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Travel Round-up: Self-catering in the UK

We have had some great self-catering holidays in the UK this year including a wonderful week in a stylish house overlooking Woolacombe Bay in Devon. But is it still a holiday when you have to do the cooking and washing up? I think so, especially if everyone does their bit and you try and have a […]

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#ChristmasClean chat: Share your Xmas cleaning hacks #ad

Ringing in the holidays with all the cooking, wrapping, hosting and other preparations we all have to do also means bringing out the vacuum and the dusting rag and the oven cleaner and, and, and… During our #ChristmasClean Twitter chat, sponsored by Supersavvyme, we’re talking about your festive season cleaning hacks and routines, the ones […]

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Teens & Tweens Round-up: How do I look?

The festive season is looming and we all want to look our best. Teens and tweens are no exception. This may come as a bit of a shock! Appearance is not exactly high on the priority list for young kids. Many of them could easily go for months without washing their faces or running a […]

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Environment Round-up: Christmas

We’re getting closer to Christmas and that means people are buying presents, lights and food.  It sounds like a wonderful festive time, but unfortunately it is not great for the environment due to the extra energy used and waste produced (last year The Guardian reported we produce 300m tonnes of waste at Christmas each year). […]

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What the Parenting Manuals Don’t Tell You, a new book by parents for parents! #ad

Back in September we hosted a #BepanthenTips Twitter chat where many BritMums bloggers kindly shared their best, funniest and most ingenious parenting tips that make life with a little one that little bit smoother and easier. We were inundated with inspired tips, many of which now feature in Bepanthen’s new e-book, What the Parenting Manuals Don’t Tell You. […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Remember, remember, fun in November

Winter is definitely on it’s way, with some parts of the UK already seeing the white stuff, it can only mean one thing, less than a month until Christmas! Last week I packed away the summer hats (much later than most years) and replaced them with woolly ones, the gloves are tucked up in the […]

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10 places you must visit in 2017

It is at this time of year that thoughts start to turn to where to go for next year’s big holidays. While some of us like the tried and tested route of going back to the same hotel year-in, year-out – and I say there’s nothing wrong with that – some of us like to […]

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Home & Design Round-up: Middle aged joy & even more Hygge

So what have bloggers all over the Britmums network been blogging about this month? Well there have been lots of Home & Design posts, some of which I will be highlighting here for you today. First up, I just loved this post about kitchen lighting from Maxine at the We Love Home Blog.  Lighting as a […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums: December 2016

#SnapHappyBritMums: December 2016 BritMums runs a regular photo prompt challenge – #SnapHappyBritMums! We’d love you to join in with us! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative around that theme and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Everyone is welcome […]

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Breastfeeding Round-up: Frustrations

I can’t believe it’s almost the end of another year. I hope you enjoyed last month’s round-up about breastfeeding supporters; adequate support makes breastfeeding that much easier. This month is all about breastfeeding frustrations; nice to start the new year with as little tension as possible, isn’t it?   Blocked ducts frustrations My, my, my, […]

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#PampersClub chat: How to get best value on baby essentials #ad

Let’s face it: Buying all your baby’s nappies and other essentials can get pricey. During our #PampersClub Twitter chat, we’re talking about how you make sure you are getting the best value on all those baby essentials and what your great tips and tricks are. The Twitter chat is sponsored by Pampers and its new […]

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