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#SavingOurSummers: How to get the best out of summer with kids #ad

It’s hard to make quality time for the kids during the long summer holiday, managing work, family commitment, holiday activities and essential household chores. There are lots of things that can get in the way of being your little one’s partner in crime, really letting your hair down and enjoying just being a parent. At […]

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5 family holidays to keep everyone happy

For me, and I am sure many other parents, there is an annual balancing act to be performed. It isn’t the angst that many parents go through of choosing between being there for the children or going out to work. Nor is it the choice between having another glass of prosecco and being able to […]

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FREE #We11nessHour massage at a nearby Spabreaks.com spa! #ad

This September, Women’s Wellness Week features 5 days of awareness and fundraising events all about encouraging women to make their mental and physical health a priority. There’s loads to talk about and share with your followers, plus the opportunity to sign up to get a FREE #We11nessHour massage at a nearby Spabreaks.com spa (with a […]

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Understanding the dangers of level crossings #ad

When you first become a parent you make a vow to keep your kids safe and secure, but fast forward a decade or so and your off-spring have morphed into fearless youngsters craving a bit of independence from Mum’s apron strings. By the time kids reach secondary school and beyond, their life is full of […]

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A family trip to Europa Park, Germany

If you are looking for inspiration of new places to take the kids, here’s a European theme park that you may not have heard of. Lifestyle blogger and mum of three energetic boys, Sara-Jayne Jones from Keep Up With The Jones Family reports on her family trip to Europa Park. I’ve been invited to some […]

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Shopping Hauls: It’s sales galore on the high street!

Everywhere you look there seems to be a sale on. I’m not complaining of course – it’s fabulous news – I just wish I had the time to make the most of the sale bargains by: Having more money, and Having more time to shop I did however manage a sneaky visit to Dunelm Mill […]

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Baking Round-up: Fruity bakes

Hello there and welcome to the Baking Round-up. Summer feels like it has finally arrived, and I can’t tell you how happy that makes me. The summer heat hasn’t stopped our bakers from getting busy in the kitchen. With such an abundance of soft summer fruits to choose from, it seems to have inspired a […]

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Finance Round-up: Summer on a budget

My children both break up from school this week for six long weeks. In some parts of the country the summer holidays have been in full swing for a couple of weeks now. If there’s one thing we all have in common that is knowing that having the kids at home is an expensive business. […]

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Mums & Tots Round-up: Fun summer activities at home

Summer is here, I cannot tell you how happy I am about that! As much as I would like to hope that we will get out and about most days, reality will mean that we will spend plenty of chilled days at home too. So, I thought it would be nice to pull together a […]

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Video Round-up: Your favourites

Welcome back to July’s Video Round-Up. Soon to be the summer holidays and some time to relax! I know, I for one, can’t wait. Anyway, the theme I chose for this month’s round-up focused on you picking your favourite vlog old or new and letting me know why. And what a selection I received. It was […]

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6 ways football benefits girls, with SSE Wildcats #ad

  The Football Association have a target of doubling girls’ participation in football by 2020, focusing on girls aged 5-11. That’s an initiative that scored a goal with a group of BritMums bloggers! As part of the FA’s plan to promote girls-only football initiatives this year, more than 200 SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Club sessions […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: Preparing for a summer of fun!

Hello and welcome to the summer of fun round-up. Some of you may have already broken up and others, like us, still have just over a week to go, but it is school holiday time!! We cannot wait to be free of alarm clocks and school runs and the kids have already put together a […]

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45 tips for creating #familygoodtimes this summer #ad

How do you play games and have fun with your kids? At our #familygoodtimes Twitter chat, tweeters shared top tips on  how to create memorable experiences with your family when you need it the most i.e. during school holidays, at weekends and during mealtimes. The chat was sponsored by McDonald’s UK, which is raising awareness of […]

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Alie Street dresses the #BML17 organisers #ad

One of the best bits of preparing for the annual BritMums Live conference is picking out a great outfit — something comfortable, flattering and fun to wear. This year we’re delighted to announce that Alie Street, a sister brand to the award-winning label Tiffany Rose, is dressing the #BML17 cofounders!     The clothes are […]

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