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31 ways to inspire healthy family living with Disney

How do you inspire healthy living in your family? At our #HealthilyEverAfter Twitter conversation mums and dads shared how you get your families active and eating well, with the new Disney Healthy Living site as inspiration. This Twitter conversation and prize draw was sponsored by Disney, which is inspiring life-long healthier behaviours in families through […]

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Variety is the spice of exercise

This is a sponsored post. Nadine Hill, blogger at JuggleMum and BritMums’ Blog Editor, talks about keeping exercise fresh. I’m 4 weeks into my membership at Nuffield Health in Wakefield and I have to say it has flown by! I’ve been trying out Nuffield Health as part of a campaign between Nuffield Health and BritMums […]

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Team Honk is back in 2016

Team Honk is back for a fourth year of bringing bloggers together to fundraise for Comic/Sport Relief. In 2013 we bagged Snowdon, in 2014 we relayed from Lands End to John O Groats and in 2015 we danced ourselves silly at Wembley. We’ve raised £80,000 to date, but we know there is lots more to […]

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5 tips for keeping kids safe in the sun

  With Easter falling early this year, and the sunny season just around the corner, many of us will soon be turning our attention to safe ways to stay out in the sun. Health watchdog National Institute for Health and Care Excellence’s most recent guidance says we need to balance the benefits of the sun’s source Vitamin D (which we get […]

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5 reasons your blog should support a charity

Being a part of a charity’s campaigns can reap all kinds of benefits. This post from our friends at Marie Curie outlines why you might want to get involved with their or other causes. From taking part in a fundraising event to donating some of your hard earned cash to simply signing up petition, there […]

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The Picture of Dorian Gray, as Wilde intended

Getting kids excited about great writers and great writing can be a challenge; seeing a classic work performed in a theatre can really bring it to life. Currently at Trafalgar Studios, there’s a special production of one of Oscar Wilde’s most famous works: The Picture of Dorian Gray. The story has been staged many times […]

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Terry Wogan’s passing sparks a fond memory

At Terry Wogan’s passing, Suzanne Baum recalls memories of his best TV show! As a child of the Seventies, I reached double figures during the Golden Age of TV gameshows. The Eighties was the heyday of amazing family shows offering chances for contestants to win everything from a cheap carriage clock to a toilet roll […]

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Bloggers check out Holiday Inn’s family welcome

This post is part of a paid promotional campaign BritMums is doing with Holiday Inn. Holiday Inn’s #YoureWelcome campaign highlights how the hotels encourage families to be themselves. BritMums worked with 5 bloggers to promote the campaign. Each blogger visited a Holiday Inn hotel to test our the warm family welcome. Find out what they […]

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Valentine’s gift guide for mums & babies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your family how much you love them. Spending time together, relaxing and having fun is one of life’s most treasured gifts. Looking after babies and children often means romance is put on the back burner. Juggling family life, work, household chores and bills means quality romantic time is rarely […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sliced avocado & homemade mixed bean tapenade on buckwheat crispbreads

The month of January has seen me embark on Veganuary, an initiative many take part in each year, which aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people all over the world to go vegan for the first month of the year.  After a summer of plant-based eating last year, and feeling better […]

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The busy mum’s guide to working out

This is a sponsored post. Nadine Hill, blogger at JuggleMum and BritMums’ Blog Editor shares her tips for juggling exercise with a busy life. Did you start January with good intentions about your diet or exercise? As the “new year, new you” month, many of us made a pledge to increase our fitness, but busy […]

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39 brilliant breakfast ideas

We are celebrating Breakfast Week from 24-30th January. In our #MissionBreakfast Twitter conversation, we asked what breakfast is like for you, whether you are getting the kids to school, commuting or chilling at the weekend. How do you get out of a rut to “shake up your wake up”? We were joined by dietitian Nichola Whitehead […]

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Egg-citing news! The launch of the Cadbury’s crème egg café

Cadbury’s crème egg has its own café and our reporter has gone all gooey over it. Tickets sold out within minutes of going on sale but Suzanne Baum – one of the lucky few to preview the café before it opened to the public – had a cracking time! Cadbury’s is used to creating a […]

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Is this the end of the photo album?

Emma Bailey, who blogs at My Pretty Mummy, asks “Is this the end of the photo album?” When I was a child, we had a bookshelf in our living room, and on the bottom shelf was a row of photo albums. Every so often, my mum would pull one out, blow off the dust, and […]

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14 things to do in St Lucia with kids

St Lucia is only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, but it packs in a load of options for visiting families. We visited with a tween and teen and discovered exciting activities for the entire family. Disclosure: Jenography’s stay at St James’s Club Morgan Bay is part of a #EliteIslandFamilies sponsored editorial project with […]

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Book Club: The Playground Mafia reviews

  Our latest book is “The Playground Mafia”. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. I confess I moved my children from one school as I found the playground mafia at their SW London school […]

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BritMums on Sky News: A fix for term-time holidays?

There’s no getting away from it: Family holidays versus school term times has been an issue testing the patience of parents and schools. How do you balance school schedules with the need for families to book time away without breaking the bank? This morning I appeared on Sky News along with a Tom Bewick from […]

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8 things to do in Antigua

Cathy Winston from MummyTravels went to Antigua as part of the #EliteIslandFamilies blogothan, which was sponsored by Elite Island Resorts. Here she recaps the highlights of her trip. With 365 beaches on Antigua, one for each day if you’re lucky enough to have 12 months there, it’s easy to fill your days lounging on the powdery […]

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