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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. Islands For families, […]

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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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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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