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Terry Wogan’s passing sparks a fond memory

At Terry Wogan’s passing, Suzanne Baum recalls memories of his best TV show! As a child of the Seventies, I reached double figures during the Golden Age of TV gameshows. The Eighties was the heyday of amazing family shows offering chances for contestants to win everything from a cheap carriage clock to a toilet roll […]

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Valentine’s gift guide for mums & babies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your family how much you love them. Spending time together, relaxing and having fun is one of life’s most treasured gifts. Looking after babies and children often means romance is put on the back burner. Juggling family life, work, household chores and bills means quality romantic time is rarely […]

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Egg-citing news! The launch of the Cadbury’s crème egg café

Cadbury’s crème egg has its own café and our reporter has gone all gooey over it. Tickets sold out within minutes of going on sale but Suzanne Baum – one of the lucky few to preview the café before it opened to the public – had a cracking time! Cadbury’s is used to creating a […]

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Is this the end of the photo album?

Emma Bailey, who blogs at My Pretty Mummy, asks “Is this the end of the photo album?” When I was a child, we had a bookshelf in our living room, and on the bottom shelf was a row of photo albums. Every so often, my mum would pull one out, blow off the dust, and […]

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Soft play for adults? How children’s activities are attracting grown-ups!

Why should kids have all the fun? Suzanne Baum explores the world of child’s play through the eyes of a 42-year-old adult! Dressing up, wall climbing and soft play are all part of a kid’s life but now grown-ups can get a piece of the action too! With trampoline parks opening up all over the UK […]

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Christmas ideas for the eco-conscious

With Christmas literally JUST around the corner, Ali Clifford has pulled together a few last minute gift ideas for the eco-conscious! Elvis and Kresse – West End Belt – £41 Made from a genuine firehose, a cool unisex belt! Alpkit – Torridon classic patterned bobble hat – £17.50 A good looking patterned unisex bobble beanie, hand knitted in 100% […]

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How I’m planning to survive my first family Christmas

Sophia, the editor and co-founder of Milk Drunk Diary is a milk-stained Mum, documenting the sh*ts and giggles (quite literally) of being a new parent and offering an entertaining look at family life. Here she shares how she’s planning to survive her first family Christmas. Over to Sophia… HOLIDAYS ARE COMING… ‘It’s Christmassssss’ screeches Noddy […]

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BritMums selected as top 10 parenting blog in the UK!

We’re so pleased to learn that Vuelio has recognised our community as a Top 10 parenting blog in the UK. Here’s what they have to say: BritMums is the UK’s largest collective of lifestyle bloggers and digital influencers, covering topics on food, parenting, travel, politics, style and more. Founded by Susanna Scott and Jennifer Howze, the […]

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46 ways hotels help families check in & chill out

This conversation is sponsored by Holiday Inn. Travel with your children is horizon-expanding and it’s all the better if you can find a child-friendly hotel. Even when you have the most wonderful kids in the world, they still need to run, laugh loudly, cry, be messy…in short, be children. At our #YoureWelcome Twitter conversation, parents […]

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Surviving your first BritMums Live

I’m really looking forward to attending #BML16; it will be my third time attending, and I know I’ll really enjoy it. The first one I went to was also my first blogging event. I’d never met any other bloggers before, and had no idea what to expect. I ended up feeling entirely overwhelmed and missing […]

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Christmas all wrapped up: An alternative gift guide

Want to make Christmas day for the woman in your life a cracker? Suzanne Baum presents an alternative gift guide for the girl who has everything/wants nothing/is difficult to buy for. My best friend is lucky enough to work for the fashion site Net-a-Porter so she has everything she could possibly need when it comes […]

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World Prematurity Day 2015: Twinkle twinkle little star

Today on World Prematurity Day 2015, BritMums blogger Louise shares her personal story. Last night, although I don’t know why, Squidge struggled to fall asleep. I heard him crying and went upstairs to his bedroom to find him standing up in his cot, holding his threadbare teddy comforter, tears on his little cheeks. He reached […]

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Ploughing your own furrow (or staying true to your blogging self!)

I was recently put forward by BritMums to give a Keynote Speech to the NCT (National Childbirth Trust) – at their annual conference, no less, which involved a journey of a few hours, during which I contemplated my blogging one! The point of the talk was to help the several hundred Practitioners and Volunteers understand […]

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Hangout with us on Tuesday for #BML16 tips!

The biggest blogging conference of the year is happening in June 2016 so we’re doing a special Google Hangout on Tuesday to help you get prepared. Remember, the early bird catches the worm! #BML16 is 7 months away but the planning is in full swing. You can read more about #BML16 here and we have […]

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The joys of vlogging

We’ve reached a time where there is increasingly less of a distinction between TV and online platforms when it comes to how we view content.  As viewers, we want to be our own scheduler, to watch ‘on demand’ in whichever format and platform we wish, and at a time that suits us. Yes, there are some big […]

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BritMums speaking at World Travel Market 2015

We’re delighted to announce that BritMums will once again be speaking at World Travel Market in London, on Wednesday 4 November at 2pm. BritMums co-founder Jennifer Howze is speaking on “Show me the money“, about making money as a blogger. It will be an interactive session, with lots of back and forth with the audience […]

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A note from BritMums blog editor Mari

Winds in the east, mist coming in. Like somethin’ is brewin’ and bout to begin. Can’t put me finger on what lies in store, But I fear what’s to happen all happened before. — Bert, Mary Poppins   Awww, this is the saddest post I have ever had to write for BritMums and my fingers […]

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Gaining confidence in writing

Blogging can lead to many exciting, different walks of life and can also open doors that weren’t initially expected. Read how blogging led to a fabulous new start for Sarah Miles, author of The Voice of Sarah Miles blog and editor of Paper Swans. I vividly remember walking to school with my friend, Rachel. Two earnest […]

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