We want to see your ultimate lunchbox creations #prizes

Hartley’s Jelly Pots is championing the back to school period with a new campaign, Hartley’s Your Lunchbox. The campaign motivates parents to turn their hand to brilliant lunch creations and collect an exclusive Hartley’s lunchbox through its collector scheme. Jelly Pots are the perfect size for children’s lunchboxes, providing convenience and a wide range of […]

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Video Round-up: Getting out & about?

Well we’re more than half way through the year, hasn’t it gone by fast! I feel like for the last six months we’ve barely stopped, and it seems neither have you! We’ve seen so many videos of holidays, days out and events it looks like everyone has definitely been keeping busy, so this month I […]

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Win a family sun protection kit worth £100 from Ultrasun

To celebrate the launch of the Ultrasun fundraising schools sun protection programme, Ultrasun have teamed up with BritMums to offer some family sun protection parcels with products specifically for each member of the family: 5 x Family Protection Parcels including: 1 x Sports 30 Gel 200ml – RRP £24 1 x Family 30 100ml – […]

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Arts & Crafts Round-up : Nature crafts

Following on from last months Garden Craft round up I thought I’d extend the theme and collate some of the beautiful Nature Crafts that our Britmums bloggers have been writing up.  Natures shapes, texture and colour are fascinating to work with and the crafted pieces are often very simple to make plus of course they’re free! And if you’re kids are anything […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: Holiday inspiration

For some of us the school holidays are already upon us, although mine don’t break up until 22nd July and occupying the kids during the holidays can be a challenge, so I hope you find some inspiration in this months round-up. A visit to a theme park is normally top of my family’s summer wishlist […]

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40 ways to keep your kids safe online

  Our children are growing up online – on their computers, tablets and ever-present mobiles. At our #SecureKidsOnline Twitter chat, we talked about how to protect our children online and teach them smart practices that will serve them for years. The chat was sponsored by F-Secure, a leading European cyber security company with decades of experiences defending […]

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The 5 Things You’re Doing Wrong with Pinterest

As a blogger we’re always looking for ways to boost our traffic. We want our content to reach a wider audience, and so we’re always chasing new readers, the viral post and healthy page views at the end of each month. So, Pinterest is a great way to achieve that. The pins are evergreen, always […]

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Newbie Round-up: Celebrations and remembering we ALL rock

June has been and gone, one of it’s highlights was Emma from Island Living 365 being crowned ‘Fresh Voice’ at the BIBs awards, very well deserved too. July has arrived and we’re getting ready for a summer of adventures. Personally, our next family adventure is Camp Bestival at the end of the month and we’re all so […]

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Finance Round-up: Surviving the summer holidays

Depending on where you live in Britain your children will have either already broken up for the summer holidays or you will be on countdown until the end of term. Whether you get to spend a few days a week with your children during the holidays or everyday you will find it is an expensive […]

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32 ways a mother’s strength inspires us

At our #ThankYouMum Twitter chat, sponsored by P&G’s Thank You Mum campaign, you shared those countless moments of courage and composure that mothers demonstrate in their child’s life. The “Thank You, Mum” campaign is part of P&G’s worldwide partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC). P&G’s brands include Olay, Venus and Pampers. Check out this affecting […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: Something for every occasion

Ah June, what a month that was Politicians and all their faux pas Ah June, was a month you’ve been The likes of which we’ve never seen!                           Victoria Welton 1st July 2016 Well, I don’t know about you but after the month […]

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Learning tennis as a family

What a week in tennis! Andy Murray has scooped his second Wimbledon victory after beating Milos Raonic, not only securing a victory for himself and the country but inspiring children everywhere to get excited about the sport. This weekend, the 16th & 17th July 2016 is the Great British Tennis Weekend #GBTW and BritMums has […]

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Sign up for free tennis sessions this weekend! #GBTW

**Sponsored post** The serves, drop shots and aces of Wimbledon have inspired us as a nation and now all of us can enjoy a spot of tennis – for FREE! Whether you’ve never picked up a racket or have perfected a wicked backhand, you, your children and indeed your entire family can sign up for […]

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Under 30 Parents Round-up: Age is but a number

Two weeks ago, we were sat around a table at #BML16 chatting about life as a parent under 30. Thank you to everyone who joined us – I know the Under 30s session clashed with some pretty awesome sessions from Facebook Live and Snapchat to supercharging your Instagram.  It was great to put some faces to blogs, some […]

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