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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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#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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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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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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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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#SnapHappyBritMums: Your photo prompts for June

BritMums runs a regular photo prompt challenge – #SnapHappyBritMums! We’d love you to join in with us! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative around that theme and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Everyone is welcome – do join […]

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Exploring the outdoors with #UKexplore

Blogging friends Karen from Mini Travellers and Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely have come up with a modern way to explore the best of what the great outdoors has to offer. The BritMums bloggers have recently launched a new Instagram hashtag #UKexplore which has been backed by the National Trust. Read on to learn more. […]

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Join the Conversation: Are Daddy’s kisses smooth or tickly? #TeamTickly #TeamSoft

For this Father’s Day, we’re talking about Team Soft and Team Tickly – whether your children prefer kisses from Daddy (or grandpa or favourite uncle!) to be as smooth as can be or if his facial hair makes them laugh and giggle. Braun conducted research with families this Father’s Day, asking them “How do you […]

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Football Mum of the Year: Share experiences as a ‘football mum’

The kicking, the scoring, the practices, the camaraderie – they are all part of the fun of playing football. But let’s not forget the other elements that play just as big a part of the game too, from coaching teams, fund-raising, leading training sessions and organising fixtures throughout the season, it’s not just about what […]

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Book Club: Review The Little Book of Peace by Cherry Menlove

BritMums have been a fan of Cherry Menlove since she started her blog and we are so excited that she has published The Little Book of Peace. We’re pleased to say we have 50 Kindle copies available for bloggers that would like to review it! Sign up here. Cherry explains the impetus for the book which, […]

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Tell us your #PetitsFilousFirsts #Prizes

Childhood is filled with magical “firsts”, especially when your little one becomes increasingly physically active – their first trip to the park, beach, zoo and much more! For our #PetitsFilousFirsts Challenge, we want to hear about your toddler’s active “firsts” while they try a new low sugar weaning product from the UK’s #1 kid’s yogurt […]

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How did our parents get it right, and wrong?

Anthea Rowan blogs at Reluctant Memsahib and is working on a writing project to explore the themes of raising children and parenting. She asks, how did our parents get it right, and wrong? My eldest daughter says, ‘you have a tendency to use guilt as a parenting strategy, sure, it’s effective at times, but it […]

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We’d love you to #SnapHappyBritMums with us in May!

May is here, why not join in with our regular photo prompt challenge – #SnapHappyBritMums! 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. Everyone is welcome – do join in! Go crazy on your blog, […]

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Linky: I’m going to #BML16

It’s BritMums Live season again, tickets are selling fast so if you’re still ‘thinking about it’ you’d best be quick or you’ll miss out! #BML16 will bring together bloggers and social influencers from all over the UK to meet, socialise, network with brands, improve their skills and fire their creativity. Here are the details you […]

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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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Book Club: The Pursuit of Happiness by Ruth Whipman

I really wanted to like this book. The whole idea of the act of chasing happiness having the adverse affect intrigues me. After all, who doesn’t want to be happy? Aren’t we all on that journey? But I found the author got in my way. Having spent half my life in the US, her sweeping […]

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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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