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150+ Halloween ideas for food, crafts & lunch boxes!

The weirdest, controversially-American and so-Pagan-it-makes-some-people-uncomfortable holiday of the year is coming: Halloween! Get excited and find spooktacular inspiration here for food, crafts, decorations, dressing up and even lunch boxes! BritMums bloggers have shared their crafts, photography and ideas for years and this round-up brings you a plethora of ideas of things to do, eat and […]

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A poetry competition by Premier League

We at BritMums can’t be the only ones to have had lumps in our throats during the recent Premier League Primary Star’s advertising campaign which features primary school children and international footballers reciting the William Hickson poem “Try, try again”, below. The video publicises the Premier League Primary Stars initiative, aimed to give resources and […]

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20 perfect beaches around the world

What makes the perfect beach? In my view, it is a very personal thing; some like people-watching on crowded seashores, while others do not want to see another soul to spoil their beach reveries. Others want fine, powdery sand so they can share those ideal moments on Instagram while others love the feel of firm […]

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12 Things for families to do on the north Norfolk Coast

California’s northern counties. There are wide sandy beaches that go on for miles, spectacular coastline, abundant wildlife and seaside communities. Norfolk even has surfers! Like the Northern California coast, there’s an untouched ruggedness and tranquility that eventually gets found out by the masses. Dubbed Cotswolds-by-the-Coast because of the amount of Farrow & Ball that has been used in […]

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All-inclusive resorts: Why go & 10 of the best

The idea of all-inclusive holidays has been around for more than half a century. The pay-once holiday idea in its modern sense was dreamed up by Club Med in the early 1950s when the company’s Gerard Blitz opened his first resort at Alcudia in Majorca. At the time, Blitz said he wanted to “eliminate extra […]

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10 pics to make you want to visit Menorca

I was a Menorca newbie when I was invited to visit the island with 50 other bloggers, YouTubers and Instagrammers as a guest of Visit Spain. It’s a Balearic island, the weather would be warm and I’d be with a bunch of cool social influencers. Of course I was excited. It wasn’t til after I […]

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#MamiatoMamia Tips for first-time mums

New parents come in all shapes, sizes and ages but one thing that unites us all is that it can be confusing, lonely, tiring and sometimes even hilarious. One of the best things to help you through is support from those who know what it’s like and on Tuesday 3 October we held our #MamiaToMamia Twitter […]

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How do you make health & wellness a priority? #we11nesshour #ad

On 18th September we held a Twitter conversation on how you make health and wellness a priority. As many of us know, between work, family, home and social life, it’s the rare woman who takes enough time for herself. Our #we11nesshour Twitter chat was all about encouraging you to stop for a moment, take a […]

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The rise of women’s football: Great family fun

With women’s football, it’s all kicking off. The international women’s football game has also been gaining in popularity and publicity: England Women came third in the 2015 FIFA World Cup tournament and were semi-finalists in 2017’s UEFA Women’s Euro, which was viewed by about 4 million people in the UK. Over the past few years, the […]

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A travel journal: Orlando

From the fast-paced rollercoasters to the dizzy heights of the circus top, Suzanne Baum and her family led the high-life on a recent visit to Florida.  It proved to be the perfect family holiday; even if she failed to stay up to speed on everything the theme parks had to offer! Note: This visit place […]

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How to prevent accidents & what to do if things go wrong

Every year, around 2 million children attend A&E due to accidents and over 76,000 of these require admission to hospital – that is nearly 1500 children a week! To help you learn how to prevent these accidents, Emma Hammett, an experienced nurse, trainer and first aid expert has these tips for BritMums readers. Frightening statistics […]

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Exfoliation: The key to summer skin

Summer is the perfect time to get radiant skin, with enjoying the sand and sea on holiday – nature’s exfoliants! But if you are not visiting a beach this summer or want to get that holiday glow before you arrive, then the exfoliating collection from bath and body care brand AfterSpa is ideal for healthy […]

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How to keep kids hydrated to help them achieve #ad

As our children head back to school, they need to stay hydrated to ensure they can do all they want and achieve everyday greatness. That means it’s important that they drink enough water to stay focussed, happy and #BravebyNature. Highland Spring teamed up with some BritMums bloggers in a paid activity to find out what […]

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Fun ways to get vitamin D into your kids’ diet #ad

Here’s a surprise: Most of us don’t get enough vitamin D, despite it being called the sunshine vitamin (insert your best British summer joke here). Even during times of frequent sunshine, the use of sun creams can limit the amount of this important vitamin grown-ups and kids receive. Why vitamin D is important for kids […]

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How to make school shoe shopping easy #ad

Shopping for shoes has come a long way since we were at school. Who can forget the annual ritual during which one longed for anything with a hint of heel or a smart buckle. You’d be presented with a regulation pair (ho-hum), known by parents as sensible shoes and, by us, as beetle crushers. Now, […]

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How to get the best out of summer with kids #ad #savingoursummers

Do you find it hard to make quality time for the kids during the long summer holiday? For most families it is all about managing work, family commitments, holiday activities and essential household chores. There are lots of things that can get in the way of being your little one’s partner in crime, really letting […]

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Family days out on London’s South Bank

One of the perks of being a BritMums editor is occasionally being invited to some awesome events as their representative, and I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to go along to a really fun press trip, courtesy of South Bank London to promote #SouthBankDreams – South Bank London’s summer family days out for […]

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Blenheim Palace: A family day out in Oxfordshire

If you are near Oxford it is well worth heading to the market town of Woodstock to visit Blenheim Palace. The Palace sits in 2000 acres of grounds containing several Sites of Special Scientific Interest, and the whole site became a World Heritage Site in 1987. Even if you’ve never seen Blenheim Palace, you may […]

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