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Annabel Croft gives a preview of #TennisforKids #ad

Annabel Croft, the former British tennis champ and broadcaster, has played tennis all over the world, winning Wimbledon and competing at the top levels of the sport. Yet when she talks about that moment when children who have never even tossed a tennis ball discover the joy of the sport, her enthusiasm brims over. “It’s so exciting!” […]

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International Women’s Day: What if a mother’s work wasn’t done?

It is International Womens Day, which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. So many women’s lives are altered and affected by family life, in the role we take on as a partner and parent. And of course it’s common knowledge that women take on the lion’s share of housework, child-rearing, social organising and […]

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Confessions of a Center Parcs addict

Suzanne Baum explains why she and her family are addicted to Center Parcs! Aside from bribing them with money, there is almost nothing my two teenage boys would do to agree to getting up at the crack of dawn during their school holidays. So to see them up and dressed on the first day of […]

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10 literary experiences for World Book Day

Chalk it up to our great English literary history or the popularity of modern authors, but more than half of British holidaymakers would visit a literary attraction on holiday in England, new research from VisitEngland shows. One in four Brits visited a literary location in England during a holiday break in the last year. The same […]

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Cancer & spas: Can we change the status quo?

How Abi Wright, founder of Spabreaks.com is changing the relationship between spas and cancer patients. Over to Aby. Cancer, despite affecting one in every two people, is still a word that we flinch over. You would have thought with its prevalence we would be a little better equipped to deal with it, but historically we […]

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10 tips when renting a family holiday villa

With only one month left of winter, thoughts are turning to lighter nights and holiday sunshine! To please all the family members of varying ages, a villa might be just the ticket. Holidaying with grandparents, another family or just the teenagers? Nadine Mellor from i-escape explains why a villa is a great solution. Over to […]

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London with family: Bloggers’ top 15 places to visit

London is such a wonderful place to visit with the family. From the world’s top museums, parks and open spaces, tourist attractions, shopping to hidden gems, we are spoilt with choice. As part of our sponsored project with the Royal Garden Hotel to promote their new Family Explorer Package, we asked top family bloggers to share their favourite […]

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Forget perfection #LetsGetReal: 50 health & beauty hacks

  We can all feel the pressure to be “perfect” – to look a certain way at all times. At our #LetsGetReal Twitter chat we talked all about rejecting unreal expectations and celebrating our own versions of perfect. On Supersavvyme’s Let’s Get Real section, you can discover tips and advice as well as coupons for […]

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Loved Planet Earth II? Now experience it yourself

If, as with our family, Sir David Attenborough’s recent planet Earth II series was required viewing on a Sunday night, you are probably being pestered right now to go and see some of that amazing wildlife face-to-face. Here, on an episode-by-episode basis, are some of the places you can get up close to. Islands For […]

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15 hacks to replace screen time with family time #sponsored

Something is coming between parents and their children, a new study shows — gadgets, phones and tablets are getting in the way of family time in day-to-day life. The study, commissioned by Discover Ferries, the body representing ferry operators, found the average family spends just 3 weeks of real quality time together each year and […]

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Review: Bloggers lose weight with Forever Living’s C9 #Ad

Who wouldn’t like to lose some inches and feel more energetic, especially this time of year? Four bloggers have been working with BritMums and Forever Living in a paid project to try the company’s C9 plan – a 9-day combination of Forever Living supplements and meal replacement shakes – to help shift a few bulges and […]

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The hell of ‘comfort’ eating

How can something you do for comfort be hell? My new website Love Yourself Slim launches this month – on Valentine’s Day actually! The day of love — yet this project is about not romantic love but self love. The purpose of this new website is to document my journey from being in a place of […]

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Refresh your makeup bag for just £10! #Ad

The beginning of the year is the ideal time to put your best face forward. You can do that — updating your look and refreshing your makeup bag — only spending £10 in the process! BritMums has been working with Boots in a paid relationship, showcasing their Natural Collection make-up: the simple, affordable and easy-to-use […]

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Sing Movie Review

Several weeks ago I was fortunate enough to be invited to represent BritMums at the official family viewing of #SingMovie in Leicester Square. Sing is a brilliant new film from the creators of Despicable Me, which my daughter is obsessed with (we got her a Minions onesie for Christmas and I was excited to see her […]

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Blogging support helped one knackered mother become an author & TV expert

Blogging can take us places, from worldwide travel destinations to actual skills like improving our confidence or learning to code. Here, blogger Helen McGinn tells us her story of how blogging and the support she received at the start led to great things. Over to Helen… It all started one night, back in 2009, when […]

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From teenage pregnancy to international author: How I turned my life around

You imagine that the news of your first pregnancy will be met with absolute delight and excitement. You hope that everyone around you will be as giddy as you are. For me, that wasn’t quite the case. Getting pregnant at 19 in the summer after my first year at university, was considered by most people […]

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9 ways divorce can affect children

  Whether couples are tying the knot or creating a civil partnership, research shows that they would like a greater knowledge of divorce at the outset. In a survey conducted by One Pulse of 1,000 Brits, 60% would like to know the impact of divorce on children, while just over 40% would like to know […]

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What is the traditional timescale for Christmas decorations?

Now the ‘big day’ is done for another year and we are looking ahead to the new year, some people will be taking down their Christmas decorations right about now, even though it is not the traditional ‘twelfth night’. According to the Church of England, the twelfth night is the night before Epiphany when the […]

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