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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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Vote for the BiBs 2016 Shortlist Blogs

We have announced the Shortlisted Blogs for the prestigious Brilliance in Blogging Awards for 2016. Vote now to show support for the blogs you like, with the form below. If you have trouble with this embedded form, you can also vote directly on the survey site. Yes, you can vote for yourself No, you don’t […]

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What no-one tells you about two under two

Sarah Morgan is a stay-at-home mum to two boys under two, facing the challenges of life with a toddler and a baby. Here she shares her adventures and imparts her insights as a mum of two under two.  Everything is a BIG victory The anticipation before leaving the house for a simple bit of food […]

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Announcing the 2016 BiBs shortlist! #BiBs2016

We’re delighted to announce this year’s crop of shortlisted Brilliance in Blogging bloggers and social influencers. “Brilliance” means so many things. In your nominations you told us what it means to you: talented bloggers always ready with an encouraging word or advice, gorgeous sites, recipes that inspire us, or commentary that gets us involved. Congratulations to the […]

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3 ways to avoid mealtime battles

If meals in your house are more tears and pleading than “More cabbage please, Mum” then you’re not alone. Jo Cormack, a therapist who writes at www.emotionallyawarefeeding.com, tells how to avoid “war and peas” during family mealtimes. You’ve spent hours in the kitchen perfecting a nutritious and delicious meal for your family. You sink down in your […]

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Sexting: 3 tips for talking to your kids

Sexting: we’re hearing more and more about it. But what do we do about it as parents? How can we teach our kids the pitfalls and dangers of it in a way they will understand and listen to? The Priory Group, the leading provider of behavioural care in the UK, provides this advice for modern parents.  Sexting: riskier […]

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Launching your book & harnessing your community

Launching a book is a juggling act. Not only are you managing the pre-launch process of getting the cover designed, having your book edited, working out the formatting and deciding on the best distribution routes (which I covered in my last post), but you also have to plan ahead for the launch by laying the […]

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#BML16 Bloggers’ Keynote: Submissions open

  Our theme for the conference this year is Create. Connect. Collaborate. The Bloggers Keynote encompasses all three of these. It’s one of the highlights of BrtiMums Live (in our opinion), and a lot of attendees tell us it’s one of their favourites too. The Bloggers Keynote is the final group session of the conference when […]

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Exercise tips for new mothers

When you’re pregnant or have just had a baby, one of the things that many mums want to know is how to get back into shape. What is safe to do and how can we do it? BritMums co-founder Jennifer Howze and BritMums blog editor Nadine Hill talked to fitness expert Shakira Akabusi about her top 5 exercise tips […]

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How to turn your blog into a book on a budget

“The scariest moment is always just before you start. After that, things can only get better.” * Stephen King If writing a book is on your to-do list, there is no better time to get on with it. The conditions will never be ‘just right’. You’ll never have more time (time has a habit of […]

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#BML16: Finding the peace and power in blogging

We’re pleased to announce that Cherry Menlove will be at BritMums Live/#BML16 leading a session on “Finding the peace on power in blogging”. Having been blogging for a decade, Cherry will share with you the 10 most important steps to take in order to create a blog that takes your life, and the life of […]

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Anyone for tennis? #TennisForKids

We recently asked our readers the question: “Anyone for tennis?” It seems quite a lot of you actually! This summer, the Lawn Tennis Association in partnership with Highland Spring is encouraging 10,000 children in the UK to take up the sport with an initiative to give away courses of tennis lessons! Many of you have […]

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33 easy tips for planning your finances

Financial planning is important but too often it’s not at the top of our to-do list. At our #SLSavingTips Twitter conversation, we talked about financial planning — the challenges you face, how to get over the anxiety and how to make it easier. Our chat and prize draw were sponsored by Standard Life, which supports customers […]

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#BML16: What every parent needs to know about the Dark Net

Who’s afraid of the big bad ‘net? Should we be? Most of us inhabit an online world of Twitter, Instagram and Facebook, sharing pictures and posts, chatting with friends and colleagues. But there’s another side of the internet that’s hidden from everyday view, one that — as a digital influencer and parent — you should […]

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Get one-to-one writing mentoring at #BML16

 Working on your novel? Want advice to help you get to the next level or give structure to your writing? You could have a one-to-one mentoring session with an established novelist and instructor at BritMums Live! Amanda Jennings is offering a one-to-one 45-minute mentoring session at #BML16 where she will discuss any aspect of your writing […]

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Sign up your kids for FREE tennis lessons! #TennisForKids

Today sees the launch of a new initiative from the Lawn Tennis Association in partnership with Highland Spring to encourage 10,000 of the UK’s children to take up the sport this summer by giving away free lessons! The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) have trained up 1,000 new coaches who will each train 10 new children for […]

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#SLSavingTips: How to make financial planning easier #prizes

Financial planning is important but too often it’s not at the top of our to-do list. At our #SLSavingTips Twitter conversation on Wednesday 13 April 2016, we’re talking about financial planning — the challenges you face, how to get over the anxiety and how to make it easier. Come share your thoughts for a chance […]

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Win a month’s gym membership with Nuffield Health (each entry gets a day pass)

Nadine Hill, blogger at JuggleMum and BritMums’ Blog Editor has been sharing her experiences of being a member at Nuffield Health. Looking back to the start of the year — when it was cold and dark and I was feeling sluggish after Christmas — I compare that to now, when I’m a dress size smaller […]

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5 biggest myths about affiliate marketing

Affiliate marketing. You’ve heard of it…and you might have also heard a lot of other things that make you think it’s not for you. Here, we dispel the top 5 myths about affiliate marketing with affilinet, BritMums’s partner in our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass. This is sponsored content. Richard Leake, affilinet’s Senior Publisher Development Manager, sets […]

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