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Travel Round-up: The unique voices of travel bloggers

Nadine, who writes at Juggle Mum and is our BritMums blog editor, wrote an interesting piece recently: What makes a good travel blogger? In the post Nadine interviews two representatives of companies she has worked with on blogging assignments to find out what qualities are important in a travel blogger. It was reassuring to read […]

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BritMums guide to: Chessington World of Adventures

Lifestyle and Travel blogger Alice Langley from Project: Wanderlust took her family to Chessington World of Adventures to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. Chessington has always been our family park of choice. With rides ranging from the gentle carousel, and other simple fairground classics. all the way […]

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Environment round-up: Reducing waste

As parent bloggers we’re used to league tables whether it is for our children’s school or ranking our blog. But did you know there is a league table for the percentage of waste each council recycled, reused and composted? I was reminded of this over the weekend when I went to a garden party and […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Teen and tween speak

The GCSEs are fast approaching, not to mention the A Levels, the AS Levels and the Y6 SATs. It’s a stressful time of year for teens and their parents. But they still find time to confuse us with their strange language! Here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to over the last couple […]

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BritMums guide to: Thorpe Park

In this new series from BritMums, our bloggers bring you the latest from the UK’s best theme parks! BritMums Editor Nadine Hill, her husband and kids went to Thorpe Park in Surrey, to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. If you are looking for non-stop excitement and a […]

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How did our parents get it right, and wrong?

Anthea Rowan blogs at Reluctant Memsahib and is working on a writing project to explore the themes of raising children and parenting. She asks, how did our parents get it right, and wrong? My eldest daughter says, ‘you have a tendency to use guilt as a parenting strategy, sure, it’s effective at times, but it […]

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Why I’m keeping my children home as a protest on May 3rd

Penny Alexander is a former educational consultant, teacher and head of department in secondary school, she has two children aged 7 and 9 and blogs about family lifestyle and travel at parentshaped.co.uk, wayfair.co.uk/aresidence and spaceinyourcase.com. Here she shares her views on the upcoming May 3rd strikes and how supporters can get involved. What are the […]

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We’d love you to #SnapHappyBritMums with us in May!

May is here, why not join in with our regular photo prompt challenge – #SnapHappyBritMums! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Everyone is welcome – do join in! Go crazy on your blog, […]

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Vote for the BiBs 2016 Shortlist Blogs

We have announced the Shortlisted Blogs for the prestigious Brilliance in Blogging Awards for 2016. Vote now to show support for the blogs you like, with the form below. If you have trouble with this embedded form, you can also vote directly on the survey site. Yes, you can vote for yourself No, you don’t […]

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What no-one tells you about two under two

Sarah Morgan is a stay-at-home mum to two boys under two, facing the challenges of life with a toddler and a baby. Here she shares her adventures and imparts her insights as a mum of two under two.  Everything is a BIG victory The anticipation before leaving the house for a simple bit of food […]

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Announcing the 2016 BiBs shortlist! #BiBs2016

We’re delighted to announce this year’s crop of shortlisted Brilliance in Blogging bloggers and social influencers. “Brilliance” means so many things. In your nominations you told us what it means to you: talented bloggers always ready with an encouraging word or advice, gorgeous sites, recipes that inspire us, or commentary that gets us involved. Congratulations to the […]

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3 ways to avoid mealtime battles

If meals in your house are more tears and pleading than “More cabbage please, Mum” then you’re not alone. Jo Cormack, a therapist who writes at www.emotionallyawarefeeding.com, tells how to avoid “war and peas” during family mealtimes. You’ve spent hours in the kitchen perfecting a nutritious and delicious meal for your family. You sink down in your […]

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Style round-up: April accessories

This month I’ve been a little bit obsessed with dressing up outfits. I’ve been looking for ways to update my current wardrobe and accessories can really help this to happen without breaking the bank. This month I’ve splurged on a high end change bag and also grabbed a few more baby friendly necklaces along the […]

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Fitness Round-up: Keep fit & be happy

I am so excited to reveal the latest addition to the fabulous BritMums round-ups, the inspirational Fitness Round-up, which I am the editor of. You might know me as the blogger behind the multi-awards nominated lifestyle blog All Baby Advice that has been around for more than 7 years. Last year I also launched Fitness 4 Mamas blog […]

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