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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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How we made our dreams come true

How one BritMums blogger dared to dream and made her family’s Christmas wish come true. Karen Bleakley, blogger at Tales of a Twin Mum has also created a new website to help people migrate to Australia, as she did. Here’s her story… A dream without a plan is just a wish. It’s that time of […]

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A round-up of Christmas

Christmas is here and all year long our fab team of BritMums Round-up Editors bring you the best from the blogging community each month. So this post gives a little something back and shares the best of Christmas from our Round-up Editors! Whether you want to find a new recipe, learn how to make something […]

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Win a family break in Kensington with Royal Garden Hotel! *ad*

  The best family city break holidays combine the luxury of being pampered and getting away from it all while providing family-friendly comfort that puts everyone at ease. The Royal Garden Hotel recognises families want time together as well as the opportunity to relax separately – with some independence for the kids and grown-up time […]

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Want to start your own business? 15 women to inspire you!

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? It can be a scary prospect but the best way to overcome this is to find someone who has done it before and use them for inspiration. To get you started, here are 15 inspiring women who have done it for themselves! 6 facts about women […]

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The importance of keeping Gas Safe at Christmas #ad

  At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter chat — sponsored by Gas Safe Register — we talked about your Christmas concerns and highlighted one you really need to be aware of: carbon monoxide poisoning.  Research by @GasSafeRegister shows that one of the things people are most worried about over winter is catching flu, but did you know the symptoms […]

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Ways to save on baby essentials #PampersClub #Ad

Buying nappies, wipes and other essentials for baby can get pricey. At our #PampersClub Twitter chat, we talked about how you make sure you are getting the best value on baby essentials and what your great tips and tricks are. The Twitter chat was sponsored by Pampers and its new Pampers Club rewards app, where […]

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55 Christmas cleaning hacks #ad

Christmas is a busy time and one of the challenging tasks in keeping the house pristine in case of unexpected guests. During our #ChristmasClean Twitter chat, sponsored by Supersavvyme, we chatted about your festive season cleaning hacks and emphasized how it should be a team effort by the whole family. At Supersavvyme you can discover […]

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A dog is for life

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas…. Suzanne Baum reflects on the most ‘pawsome‘ gift of all that just keeps on giving. “It’s hard to believe that diamonds are a woman’s best friend once you become a dog owner. For the true gem by my side is in fact my one year old […]

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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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