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Tips for hosting giveaways on your blog

Blog giveaways: Watch our G+ Hangout for tips Blog giveaways are a great way to lure new visitors to your blog, highlight stuff you love and forge relationships with brands. But what kind of prizes work the best? Should you use a functionality like Rafflecopter to run your giveaway? BritMums chatted with Di Coke from […]

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Are you a rollercoaster blogger?

As a blogger, do you constantly feel like you are on a rollercoaster? Love it one minute, dislike it the next? Jessica Soothill, from mummy of boy girl twins wants to find out. One minute I just LOVE blogging; I feel empowered by sitting down to write words that people read and comment upon, and message […]

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Summer in Sicily

As this summer comes to a close and our thoughts turn to summer 2015, Gretta Schifano author of the award winning travel blog Mums do travel shares her fabulous summer in Sicily with us. We think you might find a lot of reasons why Sicily should be on your bucket list, take a look. We went to the Italian […]

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Share #MorningWin stories, for prizes!

Getting a seat on the Tube, hitting a string of green lights on the way to work or school gate, discovering your child dressed without prompting – certain things just make our mornings a little bit sunnier. We want to hear about the small victories that make your morning in the #MorningWin Linky Challenge! What […]

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Share your potato dishes for #FluffyMarisPiper, win prizes!

Fluffy jackets, roasties, wedges and more – however you like your potatoes, we want to hear about your favourite family dishes for the #FluffyMarisPiper Linky Challenge! From herb encrusted roast potatoes to spicy Mexican wedges or mouth-watering topped jackets, there’s a potato dish using Maris Piper for all tastes. Our #FluffyMarisPiper Linky Challenge is the […]

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Hangout: 10 ways to build a huge social following

Want more followers? Want have massive social influence? Tune in to our Google hangout with Guy Kawasaki to discover 10 ways to build a huge social following! Who is Guy Kawasaki? Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity to hear Guy’s advice live! Kawasaki is a best-selling author, former chief evangelist at Apple, now chief […]

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We HEART the Henley Literary Festival! Offer for BritMums

  We absolutely ADORE the Henley Literary Festival. We have a special relationship with them (well, we are both based in the same lovely town). You may notice that we share many of the same speakers too! Established as one of the UK’s leading literary festivals, Doreen Lawrence, Francesca Martinez, Kirsty Wark and Princess Michael of […]

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Twitter party: Your quick teatime solutions #Afterschoolchefs

Back to school season means getting back into a routine. Our #Afterschoolchefs Twitter party is about making teatime meals easier than ever. Come tweet how you get back into teatime routine on September 16 from 13:00 – 14:30 BST. You could win 1 of 10 £25 shopping vouchers! The #Afterschoolchefs party is sponsored by Birds […]

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Share your back-to-school teatime tricks, for fab prizes!

When summer’s over and back-to-school time is here, how do you get back into your teatime routine? We want to hear about your strategies and tips with your little #Afterschoolchefs for our latest Challenge! Do the kids set the table while you finish the meal or clear the dishes afterward? Do you set menus ahead […]

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SnapHappy BritMums: A photo a day on Instagram

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and  your photo sharing […]

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6 tips for dealing with gaming addiction

Video games and an online presence has become the norm for everyone, even young children are starting to find their way but do you ever worry your child is spending too much time playing games? Ciaran O’Connor a psychotherapist and game designer shares his 6 tips for dealing with gaming addiction. If your child has an uncomfortable reliance […]

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Loom to the Moon!

You may have seen a tweet or Facebook share about a campaign for a special boy – Loom to the Moon. Over the last year my family has been through the most unimaginable heartache, watching my cousin’s gorgeous little boy Skye’s battle with an aggressive brain tumour. The journey through this tortuous time has been […]

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August photo a day

SnapHappy BritMums: A photo a day on Instagram!

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and  your photo sharing […]

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6 family day trips from Barcelona

I few months ago I travelled around Costa Barcelona, the area in Barcelona province near the city, to discover the fabulous getaways that are within easy reach via a day trip. When you venture a bit outside the city, you can take in a multitude of experiences that suit families particularly well because of the […]

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Review: The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas

Our book club editor Jacqueline Steward reviews The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas, the new book from Hilly Janes, who is a seasoned journalist and friend of BritMums. The book, about the poet Dylan Thomas, is timed to coincide with and celebrate the centenary of his birth this year. Reading The Three Lives of Dylan […]

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Can travel cure heartbreak and manage anger?

Sarah Tucker, an award-winning travel journalist, novelist, producer and broadcaster, writes about emotional benefits of travel. In addition to her other books, including Have Baby Will Travel and Have Toddler Will Travel, her most recent book is all about the deeper meaning we can get from travel. Valuing the best of other cultures through travel […]

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Should I get a divorce?

Should I get a divorce? How to know if your relationship can be saved Whether you’ve been married a short time or for many years, divorce is a life changing, stressful experience and you want to be sure before you take the decision to split up with your partner. How do you know for sure? Only […]

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Anjum Anand’s Herby quinoa and chickpea salad

The cookbook author and celebrity chef Anjum Anand shares her recipe for quinoa and chickpea salad, which can be dairy free or made with goat’s curd or cheese. The recipe is excerpted from her new book Anjum’s Quick & Easy Indian, available now. Photo credit: Lisa Linder Inspired by tabbouleh, this lovely salad contrasts creamy quinoa […]

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