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BritMums is the UK's largest parent blogger collective. We offer bloggers the latest support, advice and how-tos as well as feature great content on food, travel, relationships, health, charities, crafting and much more. Our social network is free to join and helps bloggers connect with others; our BritMums Pro programme connects bloggers with brands on our high-quality projects and our annual conference, BritMums Live, is the blogging event of the year.

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35 ways to make kids money savvy

We all want our children to have a good understanding about money matters as they grow up. 57% of people agree parents are strongest influence on kids’ money skills. Are you helping? At our #BritMumsMoneyAdvice Twitter party, we talked about how we teach kids about money, sharing tips and advice. The party was sponsored by […]

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BritMums Live 2015: How to be a social media manager

You spend your life on social media — wouldn’t it be great to get paid for it too? Meet bloggers that have made the move from social media consumer to social media manager at BritMums Live in the session “How to be a social media manager”. They help create content for their clients, they advise […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Digital Activism – Shaping the world we live in

Are you an online activists, or want to ramp up leading change in an area you feel passionate about?  We’re honoured to have these digital activism trailblazers at BritMums Live, sharing their experiences and advice in the session “Digital Activism – Charities, campaigning and shaping the world we live in”. Each is experienced in different areas, […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Pinterest – Winning pinning ideas

Pinterest is a place where our passions come to life: design, food, crafts, beauty, fashion, party planning, travel and more. It’s also one of the most powerful platforms with which to grow your social media presence, and it continues to be one of the biggest referrers to blogs. Join our group of top Pinterest’ers sharing […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Breaking Boundaries with Insight and Passion

If you think of your blog as a business, or are thinking of running a business, Kate Hardcastle will inspire you! Kate  is one of the UK’s leading “go-to” business experts and founded Insight With Passion – which donates 20% back to good causes. This session will give you enthusiasm about running your own business (yes, […]

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How families can lovingly cope with dementia

Dementia affects so many people directly and through their parents, relatives, colleagues and friends. It can be a heart-breaking condition and yet there are very simple things we can do to help. You can make a difference by signing up to become a Dementia Friend. Public Health England and the Alzheimer’s Society joined forces last […]

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The Easter school holidays are #BetterWithCake!

Is there something that doesn’t go better with cake? We can’t think of a single thing. That’s why we’re so excited about our #betterwithcake project, with Mr Kipling, makers of iconic cakes like Cherry Bakewells, French Fancies and Viennese Whirls. We want to know about those #betterwithcake moments you enjoy during the Easter school holidays […]

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Now open: 2015 Brilliance in Blogging (BiB) Awards!

They are the big awards with the little bitty name: Nominations for the 2015 BiBs (aka the Brilliance in Blogging Awards) are now open! BritMums highlights the best of parent lifestyle blogging in our BiB Awards. It recognises the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year! Last year more than 200,000 nominations and […]

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Drop the bleat: Justin Fletcher, the voice of Shaun the Sheep, talks to BritMums

It’s 12.30pm, and Justin Fletcher has just bleated down the phone at me. He’s demonstrating how, seven years ago, he won the part of Shaun the Sheep’s voice in an audition. “I had to pretend that Shaun had just been cut down by a bad tackle during a game of football,” he explains, “and I […]

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Money Advice Service Twitter party: How to talk to kids about money

We all want our children to have a good understanding about money matters as they grow up. Research from the Money Advice Service shows that talking to kids about the value of money from an early age can stand them in good stead for the future, yet finding ways to have these conversations can be […]

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Twitter Party: Tips for travelling with children #HolidaySafeKids

What makes travelling with children that much easier, safer and more fun? We’re trading tips on the topic at our #HolidaySafeKids Twitter party. Come share your experience, whether your children are toddlers or teens, on Thursday 26 March from 13:00 – 14:00 GMT. You could win 1 of 10 £25 John Lewis vouchers. The #HolidaySafeKids […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Social Media Optimisation – doing it all at once (yes, you must!)

Facebook tweaks its algorithm and suddenly nobody sees yours posts anymore. Pinterest fiddles with its feed and your referrals go from 1,000 to 100. It’s no longer good enough to be excellent on 1 social platform; you need to be working them all. Social Media Optimisation Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, G+, Twitter all at once? Yes, […]

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#PowerToSwitch: 20 reasons to switch energy suppliers

Are you spending too much on your energy bills? There has never been a better time to switch energy suppliers. The market has been reformed making it simpler, clearer and quicker to switch supplier and many households could save around £200 or more. Plus, it’s now easier than ever with the new site www.BeAnEnergyShopper.com, where […]

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Instagram: Share egg pics with our Healthy Egg Meals Daily Challenge

Eat healthy eggs this Easter! Never mind the chocolate variety – real eggs are a healthy ingredient for delicious family meals. Think sweet potato tortilla or baked eggs with goat’s cheese, great for brunch, lunch or dinner. When you share your pictures of #HealthyEggMeals to Instagram from 16 – 22 March, you could win daily […]

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36 things to give and get on Mother’s Day

We asked mums what they like to receive and what they like to send to their own mothers for Mother’s Day. At our #MothersDayDoddle Twitter party, mums swapped their tips for best mum gifts and also what they’re planning on giving their mums. The #MothersDayDoddle party was sponsored by Doddle, a service for collecting, returning […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Family travel blogging session

We’ve been running sessions on Family Travel Blogging for years now. The exciting thing is how much this niche is evolving. The content is getting better, the variety of destinations wider and the brands more interested in our growing power. But there’s always more to absorb. This year we’re focussing on what we can learn […]

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Put the Brakes on Smoking: Smokefree Homes & Cars

Most of us know that secondhand smoke can be harmful, but research shows we don’t really know how much. We think smoking near a cracked car window or waving the smoke away can make all the difference. In fact, more than 80% of secondhand smoke, whether exhaled or curling from the end of the cigarette, […]

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45 tips for saving energy & money

Would you switch to save money on your energy bills? Would you like save around £200 a year on your energy bill? At our recent Twitter party, we asked you to share the ways you save energy as well as your stories about switching suppliers and the savings. We also asked how you might spend […]

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