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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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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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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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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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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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Top tips for a bedtime routine and protecting against nappy rash #ad

Michelle McCann is a semi professional juggler of life. Mum, Wife, Friend. Chatterbox and social media type. She’s also a blogger and the BritMums Style round-up editor. Bepanthen asked her to try their nappy care ointment and to give her bedtime tips. In this sponsored post, hear what Michelle has to say … Now that we are weaning our little […]

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Baby Loss Awareness Week: A round-up of blog posts

9th-15th October 2016 marks Baby Loss Awareness Week in the UK and bloggers across the BritMums network have been doing what they do best and using their digital platforms to share stories of support, survival and the ongoing struggles that come with miscarriage and baby loss to let others know that they are not alone […]

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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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Caring: Tips to beat malnutrition in older age

The issue of nutrition is a big issue as those we care about get older. It’s more than about simply eating right. 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. Nutrition has real effects for […]

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Carers Club: The one-stop shop for unpaid carers

Wouldn’t it be great if there was a club for carers – that too-often invisible army of people who look after others in the community? Our social media editor Kate Davis-Holmes recently joined Virgin Care to work on content for their Carers Club. In this guest post, she tells us about the support Carers Club […]

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#OneYou: How to make positive healthy changes #ad

It’s the little things that count; at least that’s the philosophy behind Public Health England’s #OneYou campaign, which is all about making small changes now for a healthier future. Whether it’s drinking less, moving more, quitting smoking or eating better, #OneYou is encouraging folks to reassess their lifestyles and making changes that make us feel good. […]

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Meditation for busy parents

Catherine Bicknell is a yoga teacher and blogger at www.mummieslittlebuddha.com sharing her meditation tips for busy parents. Over to Catherine… “Meditation”, I hear you shouting! “When on earth do I have time for that? I have far too much to do! Why would I waste my precious time sitting with my legs crossed, I’d rather […]

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Exercise tips for new mothers

When you’re pregnant or have just had a baby, one of the things that many mums want to know is how to get back into shape. What is safe to do and how can we do it? BritMums co-founder Jennifer Howze and BritMums blog editor Nadine Hill talked to fitness expert Shakira Akabusi about her top 5 exercise tips […]

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Win a month’s gym membership with Nuffield Health (each entry gets a day pass)

Nadine Hill, blogger at JuggleMum and BritMums’ Blog Editor has been sharing her experiences of being a member at Nuffield Health. Looking back to the start of the year — when it was cold and dark and I was feeling sluggish after Christmas — I compare that to now, when I’m a dress size smaller […]

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#HealthilyEverAfter: How to encourage outside play

Taking their cue from Disney’s #HealthilyEverAfter campaign, in a sponsored project BritMum’s bloggers thought about the ways in which they can use their children’s favourite characters to encourage them to get out no matter what the weather. While You Baby, Me Mummy’s Aby was organised enough to arrange for her daughter to go riding inspired […]

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How your family can get fit together #HealthilyEverAfter

We talk about how we can motivate our kids to get active, but how do our children get us moving and healthy? In a sponsored programme with Disney, BritMums bloggers explore how families can get fitter and more active using Disney characters for inspiration. Disney recently launched its DisneyHealthyLiving.co.uk website, supporting families making healthy choices. BritMums has […]

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Locating my inner motivation

This is a sponsored post. Nadine Hill, blogger at JuggleMum and BritMums’ Blog Editor talks about the ‘afters’ of exercise! I’ve completed two whole months of being a Nuffield member and I have thrown myself into this gym lark with gusto! Not only have I done things I’ve never done before (kettlebells for one… they […]

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