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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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my crazy motherhood

The odyssey of his first night alone

Can you remember the first night baby slept in their own room? Or are you preparing to start baby sleeping in their own room? Maria tells the tale of her first night, we hope yours is better. You, like me, have probably been told that once the baby has moved to his own room everybody […]

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35 top tips for having fun & staying safe on holidays

At our #HolidaySafeKids Twitter party, parents traded tips on how to make travelling with children easier, safer and more fun. One way to do that is to use HolidaySafe travel insurance, which sponsored the party and which has policies that specifically cater to families, whether it’s protecting the pushchair against the cost of breaks or […]

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preparing for Google's April 2015 update

Are you ready for Google’s mobile deadline?

Important question: Is your site mobile-optimised? This is no longer simply a nice feature to have. Starting this month, it could be key to your blog getting seen. On April 21 Google is updating its algorithm, making mobile-friendliness a more important factor in search results. It’s unclear exactly how what its repercussions will be, but […]

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April SnapHappy BritMums: A prompt 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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Emily Leary speaking at BritMums Live 2015

BritMums Live 2015: Turning Pitches Into Profit

Would you like to win paid work with your favourite brands? Wouldn’t you love to build brand relationships that result not only in excellent content that you’re proud to feature, but also a reasonable fee for your time? Emily Leary is a seasoned blogger and social media expert (as well as the blogger fronting the […]

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Healthy Egg Meals you’ll love

When it comes to cooking, eggs are almost magical. They contain vitamins A, D, B12 and folate. They are delicious when runny, hard, fried, boiled, poached, coddled or baked. They only have 66 calories per medium egg. And as we discovered with our #HealthyEggMeals Challenge, they can elegantly take centre stage in family meals. The […]

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piggy bank and money

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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BritMums Live 2015 BiBs

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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Justin Fletcher

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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