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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Does a good book add to your Summer holiday? What will you be popping in the suitcase this year? BritMums book club members recently read The Judas Scar by Amanda Jennings. The book is described as a domestic thriller which immediately intrigued me and made me anticipate something a little different. The story introduces us […]
“Let the sunshine in, let the sunshine in, the sunshine…” I imagine all of you that have broken up have been out and about enjoying this fabulous weather this week? We are still at school but we’ve had a great sports day, a fabulous school trip and lots of birthday fun too as the twins […]
Do you remember your baby’s first year with its heart-warming and sometimes funny firsts? At the #LittleDishFirsts Twitter party, we all shared memories of those special moments, with other blogging mums. There were lovely moments…and some surprises. The party was sponsored by Little Dish, makers of healthy chilled meals for children from one year plus. […]
We’ve got 42 days for summer fun, and we want to know what you’re going to do to fill them! Whether you’re planning days out, stay at home rainy day activities, back-garden games, cheap outings or big splurges, our 42 Days of Summer Challenge is all about the fun you’re having as a family […]
Food shopping is both an art and a science, with different practical and creative influences playing their parts in how we tackle it. From retailer’s own approaches, to labeling mazes to work around and an ever broader communications canvas to listen to…or ignore! In our latest survey want to know your thoughts about some of […]
My twins will be celebrating their 6th birthday midweek next week, they are extremely excited about it and have been writing ‘Who to invite?’ lists since last October so they are extremely organised. They have been throwing the odd hint of gifts into conversation (basically anything from the Disney Frozen range) and which cake they’d prefer […]
There are 42 days of summer: 42 days to fill with fun – it’s simultaneously exciting and daunting, isn’t it? For our #Sweeet Twitter party, we’ll all be sharing our tips for filling them. Come on Tuesday 15 July with your best advice for days out, rainy day activities, cheap outings and big splurges! You […]
A lot of schools have already broken up for the summer break but if you’re like us, we’re waiting until the 24th July! Ridiculous really when you think continental schools broke up on the 6th June. Still we are enjoying some wonderful weather to accompany the Sports Day, the school trip and the many other exciting […]
People say parents often have eyes at the back of their heads. We think it’s better than that: Parents have tricks up their sleeves, performing everyday “magic” for their families. At our #MumsMagicTricks Twitter party, parents shared their top parenting tricks. The party was sponsored by NatWest and their banking app, which highlights the multitasking […]
Children have amazing imaginations. So how as parents do we encourage them to use it to become more independent and creative? With summer holidays nearly here, how do we encourage them in creative play rather than tablet computer hypnosis? We’re thrilled to announce our #PlaytheHero Hangout on Tuesday 8 July at 12:00 with psychologist, author […]
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 […]
Do you ever get a funny feeling in your tummy? Our latest Challenge is all about getting a good feeling in your tummy as well as about your tummy. The Real Mums of All-Bran 5-Day Challenge is all about embracing our tummies and the way they look. Be one of the first 100 to sign up […]
Baby’s first year is an important milestone. Looking back, we’ve seen them develop so much and go through a number of heart-warming and sometimes hilarious ‘firsts’, looking forward there are countless exciting moments ahead. At the #LittleDishFirsts Twitter party on Tuesday 8th July we’re talking about baby’s first year and looking forward to the months […]
What a whirlwind of a brilliant time I just had. Admittedly it’s taken me all week to scramble back to some kind of ‘normality’ but I’m closing the gap people, closing the gap. BritMums Live, tickets are already on sale for next year and I still haven’t fully digested this one. I think my […]
BritMums teamed up with the charity Blue Cross to throw the #parksforpets Twitter party, celebrating family fun with dogs in parks and open spaces. Blue Cross is appealing to dog owners to lead the way in keeping open spaces both dog- and people-friendly for everyone to enjoy. Sadly, in some outdoor areas, dogs have already […]
Hello, hello again….WHO is as excited as me? I bet none of you are because I can’t sit still for two minutes without a BritMums Live thought popping into my head. Wowzers guys, are you ready for the best blogging event of the year? Have you decided what to wear? Have you arranged to meet […]
As much as we love spending quality time with the family during the summer months, the extra meals needed while the kids are off school, not to mention the tricky business of keeping them entertained, can make sticking to the family budget a bit of chore. Morrisons is on hand to help and have recently […]
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