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Family Days Out Round-up: Easter sunshine

For some, the Easter holidays have been and gone, but for others, like us, we still have a few more days to go before we are back to school. My instagram stream has been choc full of people sharing fun days out, easter egg hunts or just spending time as a family. Mandi, the Britmums’ […]

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Shopping Hauls Round-up: Sprucing up for spring

With a new season comes new products on the High Street and many bloggers and vloggers have capitalised on the latest spring bargains and new lines in stores. Come outside Su, who blogs at Ethan & Evelyn, embraced the outdoors when she decided to ‘Plant a Flower Day’ with her kids, taking inspiration from a 4-tier […]

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Baking Round-up: Free From Easter & spring bakes

Hello and welcome to the April baking round-up. At this time of year the internet is full of delicious Easter and spring inspired bakes. This can be hard if you, or a family member, follows a free from diet. So for this month baking round-up I have been searching for the best free from Easter […]

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Finance Round-up: Happy new tax year

Some people take 1st January as the time of year to review their finances. Whilst it’s always good to have sound financial resolutions to take on throughout the year April is the month that really excites financial bloggers. In the UK it marks the end and beginning of the tax year. One thing that strikes […]

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Reviews Round-up: Movies, toys & lazy lunches!

I’m very happy to be writing my first RoundUp post as the new Reviews Editor for BritMums. I’ve always loved review posts – both reading them and writing them so this is the perfect position for me. There are so many areas that our BritMums bloggers can review – Hopefully you will find a product […]

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Choosing the right sunglasses for your face shape

Summer 2017 is approaching, and I for one, can’t wait! I’m such a summer lover. The mere hint of a bit of sunshine is enough to put a smile on my face, and gives me a fab excuse to wear my lovely sunnies! I have a bit of a collection of sunglasses now. I think […]

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Why top bloggers love juice as 1 of 5-a-day #ad

The sheer effort of getting five – or is it 10? – portions of fresh fruit and vegetables into our children each day is one of family life’s constant battles. “I am sure I am not alone in thinking 5 was at least doable, however 10 is not so?!” says Jaime from theoliversmadhouse. In our […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Confidence & guilt

Running a business from home around children is a double edged sword on many accounts.  The biggest lure of running my own business is flexibility, work hardly ever gets in the way of being a parent. But being a parent and a business owner comes with a whole host of guilt. Hey I wear my […]

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Mums & Tots Round-up: Dealing with a fussy eater

I recently learned a really interesting fact about toddlers and their sudden aversion to certain foods. Apparently it all comes down to an innate behaviour from our ancestors, when young children would roam free in the woods. As we will all know, toddlers love nothing more than to put just about anything in their mouths, so […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Spotlight: April 2017

Happy Easter to our BritMums community! We have an active community on Instagram called #SnapHappyBritMums and we’d love to see you there! Anyone can join in with the snap happy fun – all you need to do is see which of our monthly photo prompts relate to today’s date and take a photo to reflect […]

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SEND Round-up: Down Syndrome, autism, access & more

Welcome to April’s SEND round-up – and at the risk of sounding like a weather girl, isn’t it glorious out there?! The weather has been kind to us so far this Spring; let’s keep our fingers crossed for a long warm summer ahead. Most situations seem better with a bit of sun involved, don’t you […]

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Happiness Round-up: It’s all about the yes moments

I love those ‘yes’ moments. You know the ones I mean. They leave you with that fizzy feeling in the pit of your stomach and a smile that would give a rainbow a run for its money. Ah, there you go, I bet you are thinking of a moment right this second. They are great […]

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Expat Round-up: Flights, sights & strolls

Last Spring, my sister and her boyfriend stopped off in Oslo, just for the day, as part of a two-week cruise. As my daughter and I walked to the ship to meet them, the city suddenly looked different. Scores of their fellow passengers were walking towards us, and as I looked across the harbour, I suddenly […]

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Current Affairs Round-up: Terrorism & discrimination

This month has seen one of the greatest atrocities to hit the UK since the July 7th attack in 2005. Then, I was working in London and in the thick of it myself, based in the CityPoint building in Moorgate. I remember being scared to go for a wee, for fear of being found dead […]

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