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My book for sale at BritMums Live: One blogger’s journey to being published

How many of us dream of seeing their book for sale at BritMums Live? How many have had an appointment with the publishers and gone on to dream. Ellie Stoneley shares her passage from blogger to author and her exciting new chapter as her book Milky Moments is being prepared for sale in time for […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Friday Book Club Session

Imagine you have a book club with the hottest new novelists. What would you ask? Join our Friday Book Club session from 4.45 – 5.15 on 19th June 2015 at BritMums Live with authors Amanda Jennings, Cesca Major and Abbie Ross. It will be like a real book club — friendly, inviting, cosy — with the […]

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Henley Literary Festival: Book Club Friday

What do Amanda Jennings, Cesca Major & Abbie Ross all have in common? They are awesome authors that ran a book club session at the Henley Literary Festival, sponsored by BritMums. Amanda Jennings, whose two novels Sworn Secret and Judas Scar are firm BritMums favourites, was joined by Abbie Ross (author of Dinners, a very funny memoir […]

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#ReSPECKED: A little style and protection needed for BritMums Live!

I smile every time I speak with my Speck contact. It’s all about style AND protection, she tells me. She is talking of course about their gorgeous device cases, which come in just about every colour and pattern. They are durable and have saved my iPhone from #crackage and #shatterscreen at least 99 times. The […]

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Special Needs Round-up: no substitute for meeting face to face

The online community we are all a part of as bloggers is incredible. We share, support, advise, pull together, collaborate. We motivate each other, pull each other up and drive one another forward. And those in the special needs community feel this even more so, there is always someone who has stepped in your shoes […]

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The bloggers featured in BritMums Live 2014 Bloggers’ Keynote

In 2014 we were honoured to feature another great lineup of some of the most moving, humorous, insightful and heart-warming posts from the UK’s top parent bloggers at the Bloggers’ Keynote. The Bloggers’ Keynote is the final keynote at BritMums Live, the UK’s largest parent blogging conference, which takes place every June in London. Bloggers […]

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BritMums Live: Photography tips from Julia Boggio

Julia Boggio is a veteran of BritMums Live conferences — sharing her advice on taking gorgeous images and understanding the basics of light and composition while creating your own personal style. Even if you missed her session, you can brush up on your technique and pictures with her presentation. Julia has also photographed her share […]

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Making Blogging Social

Last weekend was BritMums Live, some 600 bloggers were in the City of London. If you weren’t there, you might be feeling that everyone was, except you. Actually, while 600 is a lot, it is only a small part of an ever expanding community, there are many who didn’t make it to BritMums Live. Conferences […]

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BritMums Live: Tips for creating great videos

Every year video becomes more important and a more essential part of every blogger’s toolbag. This year at BritMums, our resident video expert  — the extremely affable Nigel Camp of The Video Effect  — gave a two-part session about shooting and editing video, incorporating elements of storytelling. Check out his presentation and also click through […]

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BritMums Live 2014: I was there Linky

How was BritMums Live 2014 for you? Have you come down from the enormous high yet or are you still floating in paradise? Have you begun to digest all of the useful tips and notes taken during the sessions yet? We’d love to hear all about your experience of this year’s BritMums Live, we want […]

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Brilliance in Blogging 2014 winners!

What an amazing year for the BiBs! Thousands of votes were cast in March and April for each of the 16 categories. Everyone shortlisted in the 2014 Brilliance in Blogging awards was noted for their innovative and highly engaging blogging and social media by their readers and peers. The shortlists of 16 bloggers in each category were then […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Super early bird tickets on sale now!

Yes, we’re thinking ahead. Mark your calendars now: BritMums Live 2015 will be 19 – 20 June. As in, next year! We’re pleased to announce that tickets will be available from Friday 19th June, starting at 12 pm BST sharp. It will be in central London, venue still TBD. We sold out this year, so make sure […]

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#BritMumsLive Food styling session: What to bring

We’re delighted this year to be offering a food photography and styling session with msmarmitelover and Cooksister — it will help you transform your food photographs into things of delectable beauty. We will be doing mini food photography set-ups that you can practice on in teams. You’ll get both technical and artistic advice. To make […]

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A big BritMums Live welcome to our Silver Sponsors!

They don’t just do that little thing of supporting the conference and this community – all the networking, sessions, lounges and fun at the BritMums Live is possible because of their support! We’re pleased to announce our Silver sponsors: Acuvue, Munchkin, AGA, Rangmaster, Lindemans and Parragon Books.     Ever thought about contact lenses for you or your kids? […]

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#JoulesSelfie: What we’re wearing to BritMums Live!

The eternal question … what to wear to BritMums Live?! We’ve done the whole range, from jeans to dresses to platform heels! While it’s somewhat fun to agonise over an outfit (in a masochistic type of way), two days of new clothes can get expensive. If you mix and match, you can get interchangeable quality pieces […]

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BritMums Live: Don’t forget your tiara!

Tanya (please call her T or she will think she’s in trouble) is a mum of three that lives in Hampshire and who blogs to keep sane. She is a prolific  tweeter and always has a pot of tea on the go.  In 2013 she was one of three bloggers who visited Ghana with Comic Relief, live blogging and tweeting from […]

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