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The first week back from a holiday for me equals madness. It seems as if I am running uphill all week only to arrive at Friday and feeling like you have achieved nothing. So next week is looking a toughie already. It’s the time of year for sorting out the garden, starting the DIY projects […]

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Take the Petits Filous Magic Squares Playdates Challenge 

Our latest challenge is all about mixing up the fun, just Like Petits Filous has done with New Magic Squares. Magic Squares lets kids experience two delicious flavours in one like never before, whilst still getting all the goodness of Petits Filous, the UK’s #1 kids yogurt and fromage frais brand.* Whether it’s finding new […]

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BritMums Book Club: Review Cesca Major’s “The Silent Hours”

Would you like to review Cesca Major’s debut novel, The Silent Hours? The story of a mute woman in 1952 looked after by nuns in southwest France has been described by author Wendy Wallace as: “Absorbing and – ultimately – horrifying. A gripping, fictional account of a real event in war-time France, told with a […]

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#CarnivalFamilies Twitter party: What kind of fun-seeking family are you?

How does your family have fun on holiday? Are you sun-seekers who love getting out in the sunshine? Thrill-seekers who love waterslides and watersports? Foodie-seekers hungry for local cuisine and tempting treats? Our #CarnivalFamilies Twitter party is a chance to tell us about what kind of fun-seeking family you are. Come and join the conversation […]

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Where some are finishing off homework this weekend and ironing the school uniform ready for Monday morning, I am not. We have another week to go and we’re off to sunny Spain to discover a brand new place that none of us have ever been to. That is the perfect holiday in my book. I […]

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Happy Easter everyone, I hope you are all enjoying the break and have great plans or quality family time ahead. Ours was one of the last schools to break up on Wednesday and I was really looking forward to my first lie-in on Thursday morning, no alarm and lazy pyjama morning as I checked my […]

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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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Click your heels, swing your feet and tap till your heart’s content everyone as I am taking the girls to see Lord of the Dance this weekend. I can’t wait. I love the theatre, the thrill of the curtain going up, of being mesmerised by a dance or play on stage, the costumes, the music, the […]

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Sometimes in life you get a really good week, this week has been one of those for me. Yes I have the usual mess indoors, an overflowing inbox to muddle through at some point and a dog who won’t leave my side since he was neutered on Thursday but I got to interview Antonio Banderas in […]

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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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Blog Giveaways Round-Up: Easter fun and frolics

Goodness, where does time go – still feels like I was looking at the giveaways that would give us awesome Christmas presents, and now I am being confronted with loads of chocolate instead! This month, we are starting off with some of those great chocolate and Easter themed giveaways, and then sprinting into some of […]

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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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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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Yay, it’s the weekend! Plus there is so much to look forward to. Mother’s Day, the spring, Easter, summer, it’s all on the way. I have been noticing signs of spring all around me this week and I’ve really been enjoying the extra few degrees of warmth that are starting to shine through. However I […]

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Instagram: Share egg pics with our Healthy Egg Meals Daily Challenge

Eat healthy eggs this Easter! Never mind the chocolate variety – real eggs are a healthy ingredient for delicious family meals. Think sweet potato tortilla or baked eggs with goat’s cheese, great for brunch, lunch or dinner. When you share your pictures of #HealthyEggMeals to Instagram from 16 – 22 March, you could win daily […]

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Well I have been feeling Spring in the air this week, have you? The days are longer and they are also a tiny bit warmer. Not quite t shirt weather but we’re on the way. On our walk to school some gardens have crocuses flowering, pretty pansies planted in the borders and buds are budding. […]

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Win Amazon vouchers with our Doddle Twitter party!

Receiving and sending things for Mother’s Day is a real joy. Now imagine how much easier it would be if you didn’t have to wait around for the postman for deliveries or if you could send returns at a convenient time for you. At the #MothersDayDoddle Twitter party, we’ll be talking about the things you […]

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