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Dad round up – rites of passage

Go on, admit it; you loved spending time with the kids over the summer holidays. It was, nonetheless, time for them to go back to school wasn’t it? I know I’m not the only one to feel this way. I’ve seen loads of blog posts from mums and dads who are either relaxing or spring […]

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Are you a rollercoaster blogger?

As a blogger, do you constantly feel like you are on a rollercoaster? Love it one minute, dislike it the next? Jessica Soothill, from mummy of boy girl twins wants to find out. One minute I just LOVE blogging; I feel empowered by sitting down to write words that people read and comment upon, and message […]

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Summer in Sicily

As this summer comes to a close and our thoughts turn to summer 2015, Gretta Schifano author of the award winning travel blog Mums do travel shares her fabulous summer in Sicily with us. We think you might find a lot of reasons why Sicily should be on your bucket list, take a look. We went to the Italian […]

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Share #MorningWin stories, for prizes!

Getting a seat on the Tube, hitting a string of green lights on the way to work or school gate, discovering your child dressed without prompting – certain things just make our mornings a little bit sunnier. We want to hear about the small victories that make your morning in the #MorningWin Linky Challenge! What […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours!

Some weeks are good and others are bad and as this one goes it’s been pretty much middle of the road, I still feel like I have one foot firmly in Summer holiday mode and I can’t quite get my enthusiasm back yet to throw myself into work again as I know it’s a long […]

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Taking the plunge – Flexible working for dads

I have to admit I struggle with balancing being a parent and working full time. I have a pretty senior role in the cut throat world of sales. This takes me away from home a lot and when I am back in time for bath time I have to admit coming home to something that […]

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Share your potato dishes for #FluffyMarisPiper, win prizes!

Fluffy jackets, roasties, wedges and more – however you like your potatoes, we want to hear about your favourite family dishes for the #FluffyMarisPiper Linky Challenge! From herb encrusted roast potatoes to spicy Mexican wedges or mouth-watering topped jackets, there’s a potato dish using Maris Piper for all tastes. Our #FluffyMarisPiper Linky Challenge is the […]

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Hangout: 10 ways to build a huge social following

Want more followers? Want have massive social influence? Tune in to our Google hangout with Guy Kawasaki to discover 10 ways to build a huge social following! Who is Guy Kawasaki? Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to hear Guy’s advice live! Kawasaki is a best-selling author, former chief evangelist at Apple, now chief […]

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5 mums review electric & plug-in hybrid cars

For an honest-to-goodness test drive, one of the best people to ask is a mum – between the school run, the weekly shop, the around-town errands, the family outings and the kids’ taxi service, they’ll put any vehicle through its paces. That’s exactly what 5 families did with a range of ultra low emission vehicles […]

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BritMums Foodie Round Up: September selection

This time of year is full of changes – Summer has just about departed, but it’s not quite Autumn yet either. The return to school is upon us, and, as much as I hate to mention it, the evenings are definitely beginning to draw in aren’t they? Or is it just me? It’s not all […]

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Politics Round-up: Scotland decides!

The Scottish Referendum takes place a week today. This momentous vote could change things for all of us in Britain, whichever side of the border you live on, so it is something I have been watching with interest. As an English person my urge is to beg them to stay, but equally if I was […]

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We HEART the Henley Literary Festival! Offer for BritMums

  We absolutely ADORE the Henley Literary Festival. We have a special relationship with them (well, we are both based in the same lovely town). You may notice that we share many of the same speakers too! Established as one of the UK’s leading literary festivals, Doreen Lawrence, Francesca Martinez, Kirsty Wark and Princess Michael of […]

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How to place your personality into your blog’s sidebar

I’m sure you’ve been told before that it’s a good idea to put a link to your About page on your sidebar, along with an avatar (online portrait) to accompany it. This is because readers and visitors like to know who the person is behind all that blogging. It’s nice to see an author’s face, […]

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Twitter party: Your quick teatime solutions #Afterschoolchefs

Back to school season means getting back into a routine. Our #Afterschoolchefs Twitter party is about making teatime meals easier than ever. Come tweet how you get back into teatime routine on September 16 from 13:00 – 14:30 BST. You could win 1 of 10 £25 shopping vouchers! The #Afterschoolchefs party is sponsored by Birds […]

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