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The #BiBs2017 Nominations are open!

The biggest, brightest and best awards of the UK blogging world are open! You can now nominate yourself or your favourite bloggers or social media influencers to be eligible for this heady award, which will culminate in a sparkling party, at which winners will be toasted by their peers on a boat on the Thames. […]

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017 #ad

“I love present shopping for my dad, he’s just so easy to buy for” — not a phrase you hear often. Once you get past the stage where your father is likely to be delighted by a finger-painted card or icing-splattered fairy cake, choosing something that he needs and likes becomes more of a challenge. […]

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#BML17: Trailblazers with Katie Ellison

We’re delighted to announce that Katie Ellison, of Mummy Daddy Me, is speaking at BritMums Live 2017 on the exciting Trailblazers panel. The panel highlights social influencers that are the first in their category, innovating and forging new paths, demonstrating how blogging, social media and business can develop and expand. Katie is a multi award-winning parenting and lifestyle […]

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How To’s Round-up: Cheap & fun ways to entertain the kids this half term

Well it’s here again, how on earth did another half term arrive just so quickly? That said I am more then ready for it, as are the kids. The weather is nice and the paddling pool is currently filling as I type – lets just hope that doesn’t change! With the kids at home it […]

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20 reasons to visit Isle of Wight with kids

There’s something special about Isle of Wight. BritMums is a big fan of the little island that’s only 1 hour away from the mainland but feels like both a delightful throwback to a simpler time (beaches, countryside, boats) as well as a destination that speaks to modern families (active fun, good food, funky accommodations). More […]

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Shopping Hauls: Holiday trawls for great hauls!

Having recently planned a trip to Florida for the Easter holidays with the kids, I was looking forward to seeing what bargains I could hunt while I was out there. After all, I’d have the pick of some of the best shopping malls around. But what went from something that I was looking forward to, […]

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#TeenTalk Twitter chat: How to talk to your teen with confidence #ad

Talking to your teen – the prospect can unnerve even the most assured parent. But it can be easier and more meaningful than you think. Our #TeenTalk Twitter chat is all about how you talk to your teen with confidence about their challenges, including puberty. The chat is sponsored by the #TeenTalk campaign, run by […]

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Baking Round-up: Father’s Day inspired bakes

Hello and welcome to the BritMums Baking Round-up. I’m Julie from Julie’s Family Kitchen and I’ve taken over the role of Baking Round-up Editor from Kirsty.   For the Baking Round-up this month, I’ve pulled together a fantastic selection of recipes to get you inspired to bake something for Dad this upcoming Father’s Day.    The […]

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Families celebrate women’s professional football #ad

The women’s game in professional football has come on leaps and bounds (or should that be kicks and headers?) over the past several years, with growing audiences and enthusiasm from fans young and old alike.  When the Football Association invited BritMums to the SSE Women’s FA Cup Final at Wembley, we would have clapped our […]

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5 tips to make 6 figures in blogging & vlogging

I was asked by two high-profile programmes on terrestrial TV if they could document my business/journey and earnings late last year and I said no. I was also approached by several popular tabloids for the story too. Again, I refused. I wanted to share my story in my own words.  I’m writing this to inspire others […]

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How to take a spontaneous trip to…Malaysia

At the school gate, I knew we were doing something slightly different from the norm when I started getting blank stares and wrinkled brows after I mentioned where we were taking the kids for the Easter holidays. If I had said Malaga instead of Malaysia, the reaction might have been slightly different. Easter is a great […]

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Gardening Round-up: Transition from spring to summer

Finally, it looks as if the good weather is here to stay (I hope) and with that, comes an abundance of growing within the garden, still plenty of time to plant your fruit and veg, and you will hopefully start seeing your flowers beginning to bloom. Our vegetable patch is taking shape, although I think […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – How are you?

The post I’ve chosen to feature from the post-40 bloggers’ community this month is by Hilary Farrow. It is her response to our writing prompt No. 122 which asked the question: “How are you?” When we tweeted this writing prompt, we added the words: “No, really, how are you?” Hopefully you get, then, we really wanted to […]

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Fitness round-up: Get your beach body ready!

Many of you might be working hard on getting your beach body ready. Isn’t it much easier to get out and work out when the sun is shining? I know we have recently had a few very wet days, but apparently we are going to have a great summer this year, so all your hard […]

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Health Round-up: Focus on chronic illnesses

Hello everyone, and welcome to May’s Health Round-up. This month, our theme is chronic illness.

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