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Words of wisdom we can all live by

Bloggers share words of wisdom every day. At our #MyWisdom Twitter chat, sponsored by Remember a Charity, we asked you to share your messages about life to mark Remember a Charity Week.     Remember A Charity has a simple message: It wants people to remember a charity in their wills – any charity, any cause […]

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Exploring Costa Barcelona for family travel

Tapas. Wine. Culture. All travellers to Barcelona know they can expect these things when they arrive in the city. But the capital of the Catalunya is also a fantastic jumping-off point to the rest of the region and what it has to offer families.  BritMums is going with a group of bloggers to Costa Barcelona (as the […]

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Family travel: 8 great geekcations around the world

Travel writer Mark Frary takes us through 8 great geekcations to take with kids around the world… I’ll admit it – I’m a bit of a geek. I studied astrophysics at university and old habits die hard. When it comes to holidays, I’m always keen to add an educational angle, particularly if there’s a bit of science […]

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Review: The 5* luxury spa experience for families at Elounda Resort, Crete

Kids and spa aren’t usually two words you associate with each other, but at the Elounda resort in Crete, your children can experience the Six Senses Kids package while you soak up the sun or have some spa time of your own. Nestled between the Bay of Mirabello and olive grove covered hills, Elounda is […]

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#NepalNow : A recycling centre that makes a difference

Bishnu’s hands work fast. She grabs a plastic bottle from the large bag in front of her and twists off the lid, smoothly tossing it into the small bucket near her feet. Her craft knife flicks, slicing through the label, cutting out the small strip of glue that held it in place, severing the coloured collar left behind on the neck of […]

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#BloggersBeatingCancer How you can help

Blogger Emma from Island Living 365 turned the loss of losing a loved one into something positive, inspiring her and Mumzilla to create #BloggersBeatingCancer, a virtual coffee morning to raise money. Here she shares her story… Cancer. A word that none of us want to hear. It has been estimated that 9 million people died […]

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Remember a Charity Week 12 -18 Sept @remembercharity

Would you like to pass on something legendary? Remember A Charity Week is asking the nation to reflect on the wisdom passed between the generations. You can start by joining in our sponsored Twitter chat on 16th September. In celebration Aardman Animations Ltd, creators of Wallace and Gromit have released a new short film. The animated […]

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#NepalNow : How to rebuild a village post-earthquake

  In two small rooms in a newly constructed brick structure — soon to be a family home in Bhurunchuli, an hour and a half outside of Kathmandu — it seems the whole village has turned up. The men, women and children are crowded round the doorways and leaning in the window frames, all here to see the […]

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#NepalNow: Why BritMums is going to Nepal

It was an unexpected call. Or in this case, email. Coca-Cola got in touch, telling us a bit about the work it has done in Nepal for disaster relief in the wake of the devastating 2015 earthquake and about its 5by20 programme, empowering women in small entrepreneurship across its supply chain. They were taking a […]

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Blogging isn’t a real job – No credits for you!

Katie who blogs at Mummy in a Tutu gives us her account of an unexpected situation with HMRC that led to media attention and a fight on her hands. Here she explains in her own words… A few days after finding out I was pregnant, I was made redundant from my teaching role and was […]

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Welcome aboard, Aby!

BritMums has a new social media manager! Aby Moore, a.k.a. You Baby Me Mummy, is a pro blogger and all round nice gal who has joined the team to look after the social content. She started blogging just over 3 years ago and is now a full-time blogger and social media maven who is also launching her […]

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Bloggers & book deals!

We always love a good news story – especially surrounding members of our community, and we are pleased to say that blogger Katie Kirby from blog Hurrah for Gin has a five figure book deal! The Times newspaper published an article this week about how her blog is becoming a book launching next month in […]

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Learning about how to ensure our elderly loved ones eat healthily

More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. BritMums and a small group of bloggers involved in caring for a loved one attended an Abbott information event and also had the experience of what […]

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African safari for less: 9 money-saving tips for families

Here at BritMums we’ve been dreaming of going on African safari for several years. Rosanne Cobb, the safari expert and leader of the team at Abambo Travel, is here to make it easier than ever, with these money-saving tips for families. An ex-teacher, she is also founder of the Safari Awards and editor of the Good Safari Guide. […]

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Ever wondered if a family cruise is for you?

Have you ever wondered if a family cruise is for you? Do you want to know more about what cruise companies offer for families of all ages onboard? Are you interested to see what the inside of a cruise ship really looks like? We sent two family travel bloggers for a day of fun filled […]

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Encouraging healthy eating in the elderly

BritMums is an advocate for nutritional health if for the elderly working in partnership in a sponsored relationship with Abbott. With an ageing population, this is an important issue the whole community needs to come together to tackle. Learning that 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition is scary but as our […]

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6 reasons to holiday in the UK with family

What are your fond memories of holidays in Great Britain? Do you recreate the memorable moments you had as kids with our own children? Do you have to work harder to create unforgettable holidays, or do simple pleasures still win through? We asked some top family travel bloggers, along with our sponsor Visit England, to […]

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Can you pass the 11+ Grammar School entry test?

After recent news that the Prime Minister Theresa May is planning on lifting the Grammar School ban that Tony Blair introduced in 1998 and wishes to reintroduce selective schools in the UK by the end of the year, a professional services marketplace has asked the question: Could you get into grammar school? Grammar schools were […]

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