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Tips for festive glamour with Boots Natural Collection #Ad

BritMums has been working with Boots in a paid relationship, showcasing their Natural Collection makeup, the simple, affordable and easy-to-use line. From mum to glam Most of us can identify with the challenge of getting ready for a night out at break neck speed. Gone are the taking our time over creating a painstaking and […]

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How gamer-fication helps kids & parents to learn coding

How do we get our children to go from passively watching YouTube videos to learning the skills to create them and their own games and websites?  How do we turn a fan of the biggest YouTube gamers into a hero themselves as they play both detective and coder in a quest to solve an exciting […]

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What the Parenting Manuals Don’t Tell You, a new book by parents for parents! #ad

Back in September we hosted a #BepanthenTips Twitter chat where many BritMums bloggers kindly shared their best, funniest and most ingenious parenting tips that make life with a little one that little bit smoother and easier. We were inundated with inspired tips, many of which now feature in Bepanthen’s new e-book, What the Parenting Manuals Don’t Tell You. […]

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10 places you must visit in 2017

It is at this time of year that thoughts start to turn to where to go for next year’s big holidays. While some of us like the tried and tested route of going back to the same hotel year-in, year-out – and I say there’s nothing wrong with that – some of us like to […]

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42 top tips for great sleepovers #ad

Sleepovers are milestones on the way to independence and a way to make great memories of friendship. We remember our own sleepovers fondly with fun activities, yummy feasts and even the occasional bit of sleep! At our #TheMidnightGang Twitter chat you shared your top tips for sleepovers. This Twitter chat was sponsored by HarperCollins Children’s […]

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Have a merry healthy Christmas

‘Tis the season to be jolly! But this does not mean that healthy eating has to go out of the window. We all seem to follow healthy eating plans throughout the year only to see them vanish once December arrives. The shops are full of tempting Christmas treats, special offers that encourage us even more […]

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The Christmas juggle

Lucy Fisk is a wife and mother of two who blogs at Tired From Whitstable. The Christmas juggle is an issue for many families each year, here is her take on it…. I have been discussing with friends about how some of us are having real issues arranging and prioritising Christmas particularly when children and […]

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Mums & babies try Similac Follow-on Milk *ad*

Making sure your baby or toddler’s nutritional needs are being met is a constant guessing game for many parents which is why so many of us choose to support their diet with formula.  BritMums recently teamed up with Abbot’s new Similac Follow-on and Growing-up Milk in a paid relationship to road test their new palm-oil […]

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Conventional parenting in unconventional hours

Lucy Fisk is a wife and mother to two gorgeous boys and blogs at Tired From Whitstable. Here she explains how tricky it can be to establish a firm routine when parenting across shift patterns and how she makes it work. Over to Lucy… My husband and I are like many couples who do not […]

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McDonald’s Happy Meals: Healthier than you think? #ad

  When it comes to feeding our kids healthy food, we are always looking for positive choices — choosing natural ingredients and reaching for healthier options when we can. BritMums recently teamed up with McDonald’s in a paid relationship to talk about the positive reformulations that have been taking place and the choices available to parents when it […]

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Top tips to help your child when they’re struggling to adjust to secondary school

The transition to secondary school can be a culture shock for many young people, accompanied with a host of new pressures and problems. During this period your child will require support to face the different challenges they are faced with. These challenges include peer pressure, body-confidence, and making new friends; all in an environment that […]

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Jennifer Howze presenting the BGTW Awards

  The British Guild of Travel Writers is the UK’s illustrious membership organisation for travel writers, and BritMums is delighted to have an alliance with it. The top parent blogger organisation and the leading organisation for travel media professionals — we think it makes sense! BritMums cofounders Susanna Scott and Jennifer Howze are proud personally to be […]

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#GoodtoKnow secrets to get children to eat healthily #ad

As parents we’re always urging our children to enjoy their food, whilst also making good choices for them. At our #GoodToKnow Twitter chat, you shared your secrets to balancing treats for your children and encouraging them to make better food choices – like eating more veg or choosing water or milk instead of sugary drinks. […]

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31 ways to keep kids safe online

We enjoy our online lives and want our children to experience the benefits too. However, they are often more savvy than we are and we worry about how to keep them safe. We encourage every parent and carer to read our post about the 9 things kids are getting up to online — you might be […]

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Why I am reclaiming feminism for stay-at-home mums

Blogger and writer Emma Critchley is a stay at home mother. She’s also a feminist. Is that possible? Here, she makes her case. I was born during the very last dying gulps of the ’70s. I had been conceived amongst a backdrop of dungarees, flowery clothes, and the promise of equality. I was a child of […]

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A warm homecoming for #TeamGB #ThankYouMum #ad

There are things that can make us all emotional. Watching your child’s first nativity play, a tender moment with a loved one and seeing the swell of pride when your nation’s athletes come home with the biggest Olympic medal haul in a century – are just a few. I was there this week. In Manchester […]

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It’s not too late: 20 ideas for getting away for October half term

October half term is upon us and many parents are thinking about slipping in a cheeky holiday before the run-up to Christmas but are wondering if things are still available. As it turns out, it’s not too late to book something and there are deals to be had. Autumnal weather doesn’t mean that going abroad […]

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Thank you for #BloggersBeatingCancer

On the morning of the 30th September the blogging community did something amazing. We came together and raised money and awareness for #BloggersBeatingCancer. Why is that amazing? People raise money every day. It’s nothing new but actually, it was something new for me. This is the first time that I had ever run a charity […]

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