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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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#GBTW Twitter chat: Talking tennis & Great British Tennis Weekend

  The serves, drop shots and aces of Wimbledon have inspired us, and at our Great British Tennis Weekend Twitter chat we’ll be sharing enthusiasm for the game as well as hearing if and how your family engages with tennis. Whether you’ve never picked up a racket or have perfected a wicked backhand, join us to […]

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Carol Smillie presents BiBs 2015

The 2016 Brilliance in Blogging award winners are… #BiBs2016

It has been a fantastic year for the BiBs! Thousands of votes were cast in March and April for each of the 12 categories. Everyone shortlisted in the 2016 Brilliance in Blogging awards was noted for their innovative and highly engaging blogging and social media by their readers and peers. The shortlists of 10 bloggers […]

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5 things not to do when hosting a giveaway

5 things NOT to do when hosting a giveaway!

Hosting a giveaway is a fun and effective way to increase your social following and website views, and hopefully you’ll gain lots of interaction and new readers. But it’s not as easy as it seems – prize promotions need careful planning to ensure success. Every competition and prize draw in the UK – whether it’s […]

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What we’re wearing to #BML16!

So what would you do if a leading high street clothing retailer (which happens to be one of your favourites) offers to loan you whatever you want to wear for BritMums Live. **Shouts yippee and does a little happy dance** After that, you start shopping. What Susanna’s wearing This year Susanna’s strategy was to be […]

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Big Little Tent Festival at #BML16!

With the summer holidays just around the corner, families need look no further than their own back garden with the second Big Little Tent Festival from the champions of the great outdoors, The Caravan Club. Bloggers can head to the Big Little Tent Festival lounge at BritMums Live to sign up for their very own […]

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#OMGBFamily Twitter chat: Having an unforgettable British family holiday

  We all have fond memories of our own childhood holidays in Britain, even if (or especially if!) they meant rainy beaches in July or spending hours in a pub garden with 1 glass of lemonade and a packet of crisps. Oh My great Britain! So, how can we recreate the memorable moments we had […]

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#BML16: BritMums chats with Cherry Healey

This year at #BML16 BritMums sits down with Cherry Healey, known for her immersive BBC3 documentaries on subjects as diverse as body image to money to parenting to sex. Her new book, Letters to My Fanny, is a hilarious and candid memoir about 21st century womanhood. Cherry was a keynote speakers at the very first BritMums Live event. Now, five […]

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Share confessions of a summer parent #prizes

For parents, summer is a challenge. You have the same life as when school or nursery is in, but now the kids are at home and you’re juggling. For our Confessions of a Summer Parent Challenge sponsored by Anchor, we want to hear your authentic parenting confessions for how you cope with the kids over […]

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Announcing the #BML16: MAM Lounge

BritMums is pleased to welcome MAM to #BML16 as a lounge sponsor. Find out more about their plans below… MAM welcome you to their lounge to have a free cupcake, a sample MAM self-sterilising bottle, meet Rick Coleman the caricaturist who will sketch you and more! Also, listen to Nigel Camp, who you all know, […]

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#BML16: Announcing the Bloggers’ Keynote

BritMums Live is all about you, the awesome, fabulous, amazing blogger! That’s why we round off the event with the Bloggers’ Keynote: posts that we think really show off this wonderfully eclectic, supportive and creative community. We had hundreds of nominations this year, and we wish we could have picked every single one of them.  The posts […]

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#BML16: The strength of a mother @5742Days

Mother, writer and drug policy reform campaigner Anne-Marie Cockburn will be joining us at BritMums Live next weekend to share her frank and moving story. Here she shares what happened 3 years ago, and how she is looking to the future. Join us at #BML16 to hear her keynote speech: 5,742 Days, a mother’s journey […]

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The BritMums Father’s Day Gift Guide – Sponsored

Struggling to find a suitable Father’s Day present? Show him just how much he means to you with our selection of inspirational gifts guaranteed to make him feel special. This gift guide is sponsored by Braun. Items chosen by a BritMums editor.     Personalised Daddy Penguin Socks £14 http://alphs.co/products/personalised-daddy-penguin-socks Father penguins’ devotion to their […]

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#BML16: Ten ways to tell compelling stories through photography

Everyone knows “a picture is worth a thousand words” but is your photography telling the very best story it can? From the personal to the enigmatic, find out what makes a good storytelling photograph and how you can really captivate your audience. This session will include: Elements of a good storytelling photo with tips and […]

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Braun #TeamSoft #TeamTickly video on BritMums

Team Tickly Vs Team Soft: The battle! #Ad

Which kind of kisses to kids like best from Dad: Soft and smooth or tickly and giggle-inducing? We asked some bloggers what their children preferred and discovered an interesting tale of 2 camps: #TeamSoft and #TeamTickly — with very strong opinions on each side! Now, no matter which side you’re on, you can win a […]

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Eat cake at the Konditor & Cook Cake Break at #BML16

It’s our 5th birthday. Celebrate with us, with a cake provided by the illustrious Konditor & Cook. Konditor & Cook is the upmarket London cake and patisserie chain with a cult following amongst the cake cognoscenti, attracting fans such as Madonna and Jerry Hall. It is the brainchild of German born ‘Konditormeister’, Gerhard Jenne, who founded […]

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Child in nappies? We need YOU!

Calling parents of babies and toddlers! We need your expert opinion for a special new project we’re working on with Pampers. This one’s a little different and it is all about enlisting your opinion in a survey rather than writing a blog post! Plus you could win a £20 John Lewis voucher just for sharing […]

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Carers Club: The one-stop shop for unpaid carers

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a club for carers – that too-often invisible army of people who look after others in the community? Our social media editor Kate Davis-Holmes recently joined Virgin Care to work on content for their Carers Club. In this guest post, she tells us about the support Carers Club […]

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How do you keep your kids refreshed? #EnjoyMoreWater #prizes

Keeping kids entertained over the summer months is thirsty work – whether they are trying out the monkey bars, at a picnic by the river, or having a rambunctious playdate. With two out three (64%) parents saying they do not know how much water their children should be drinking each day, and 42% saying their […]

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