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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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Pinterest Masterclass: Creating great traffic-driving content #BML17

At Pinterest, people come for ideas to discover, save and do. Your Pins help Pinterest fans understand what you stand for and how that fits into their lives. At #BML17, you can learn how to make great content for Pinterest that not only inspires others but drives people back to your blog. Find out how […]

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Cooking classes Hampshire: Chewton Glen’s kid-friendly Kitchen

  One of Hampshire’s premier country house hotels does cookery classes for adults and kids like no other.  The Kitchen, Chewton Glen 3 Chewton Farm Rd, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5QL, England, UK www.chewtonglen.com/the-kitchen +44 1425 275341 In an era when chefs are TV personalities with rock-star reputations, cooking courses come camera-ready. Cookery courses in Hampshire […]

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Mums in Business Round-up : The importance of print advertising

Social media is a great free online tool which means when some guy calls you up asking you to advertise in your local rag for actual money you might gasp and think it’s incredibly expensive and not for you. You might be surprised that even in 2017 print advertising should still play a role in […]

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SEND Round-up: Play, sports and run-ins

Welcome to July’s Britmums SEND Round-up – summer is definitely here.  The good weather and longer evenings seem to be encouraging our kids to play.  Outside, Tink is having fun with a little girl at the playground.  Inside, This Mama tells how her son benefits from playing with a doll. Our lads can really engage with books […]

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#Levelcrossingsafety chat: Understanding the dangers of level crossings

Distractions are a part of modern life, especially with teens and 20somethings, who are never without their phone, chatting with friends, on social media, listening to music or playing games. But it’s precisely this group who statistically are most in danger at level crossings. Our #Levelcrossingsafety Twitter chat is all about raising awareness of the […]

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Expat Round-up: Crossing continents

Hi I’m Maria Tumolo. I’m taking over the BritMums Expat Round-up from Greta Solomon. I’ve been a member of Britmums from the start of my blogging journey, back in 2011. Over the years I’ve made firm blogger friends and gained wonderful opportunities as a member of the network. For those of you who don’t know me, […]

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