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Seven ways to keep your kids happy on a ferry crossing

A ferry crossing can be a good option for beating the stress of long journeys with kids. You can leave most of your luggage in the car and walk around; as long as you’re not hit by stormy weather or seasickness, a ferry can be more relaxing than a car or plane. But like anything […]

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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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10 Reasons your kids will love Eroica Britannia (and so will you)

    Eroica Britannia, a cycling, lifestyle and family festival in Bakewell, Derbyshire, promises three full days of kid-friendly fun from 17-19 June. We asked Joanna Hunter, who helps out with this local festival, just what makes it so special. Over to Joanna: 1. It’s in the beautiful Great Outdoors We’re right in the heart […]

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BritMums Guide to: Paultons Park

Lifestyle blogger and BritMums Family Days Out Editor Kara Guppy of Chelseamamma.co.uk took her family to Paultons Park to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. If you are looking for a family friendly fun day out with under 10’s then this is for you. Best for: Pre-School and […]

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Why term-time holiday disputes need to disappear

There are a lot of problems in our schools. Oversubscribed classrooms. Failing schools. Teacher burnout. Crumbling facilities. Yet the Department of Education insists on focusing its limited budget and energy fighting against parents who take their children out during term-time. It’s a wasteful, ridiculous distraction and wrongheaded in its conception. (Read about the recent court […]

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BritMums guide to: Chessington World of Adventures

Lifestyle and Travel blogger Alice Langley from Project: Wanderlust took her family to Chessington World of Adventures to report for BritMums about the family friendliness of the UK’s favourite theme parks. Chessington has always been our family park of choice. With rides ranging from the gentle carousel, and other simple fairground classics. all the way […]

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BritMums guide to: Thorpe Park

In this new series from BritMums, our bloggers bring you the latest from the UK’s best theme parks. In these posts you’ll discover what types of families the different parks suit, the things we loved and the things we  would like to see changed.  BritMums Editor Nadine Hill, her husband and kids went to Thorpe […]

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The all new Land of the Lions at London Zoo

Last week the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh officially opened the new Asiatic lion exhibit, Land of the Lions, at London Zoo and this week we were lucky enough to be one of the first to visit. We entered Land of the Lions through a grand stone archway and was immediately in awe of what was ahead […]

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Family skiing in Colorado

Friends often told us we would love a family skiing holiday but, for many years, we weren’t sure. We kept promising ourselves we would all learn together but never took the plunge, making excuses about creaking joints and past injuries. Our son eventually learned to ski on a school trip to Italy at the age of […]

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Tips on travelling to Morocco with a baby

Jessica Brown blogs about parenting, travel and lifestyle at Jessica Loves and shares her tips with us for taking a baby to Morocco! “Boarding our easyJet flight to Morocco we instantly noticed there were no other children, let alone babies, on board. Hmmm. Both sets of grandparents remained uncharacteristically quiet following our announcement of a […]

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5 of the best things to do in Cornwall with a toddler

Jo Addison is a Mum of 2 little boys and blogger about baby and toddler friendly holidays. Here she shares her 5 unmissable things to do in Cornwall with the kids. Over to Jo… Cornwall is a great place to go on holiday with a toddler: there are amazing beaches and loads of toddler friendly […]

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Five go mad in Madeira…

It may be classed as Portugal, but Suzanne Baum discovered Madeira is a fantasy island all on its own. Many people I know have heard of Madeira, yet few seem to have visited it-for reasons unbeknown to me. For it is one of the most beautiful places I have ever visited-stunning views, spotlessly clean and […]

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Bloggers check out Holiday Inn’s family welcome

This post is part of a paid promotional campaign BritMums is doing with Holiday Inn. Holiday Inn’s #YoureWelcome campaign highlights how the hotels encourage families to be themselves. BritMums worked with 5 bloggers to promote the campaign. Each blogger visited a Holiday Inn hotel to test our the warm family welcome. Find out what they […]

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14 things to do in St Lucia with kids

St Lucia is only 27 miles long and 14 miles wide, but it packs in a load of options for visiting families. We visited with a tween and teen and discovered exciting activities for the entire family. Disclosure: Jenography’s stay at St James’s Club Morgan Bay is part of a #EliteIslandFamilies sponsored editorial project with […]

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BritMums on Sky News: A fix for term-time holidays?

There’s no getting away from it: Family holidays versus school term times has been an issue testing the patience of parents and schools. How do you balance school schedules with the need for families to book time away without breaking the bank? This morning I appeared on Sky News along with a Tom Bewick from […]

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8 things to do in Antigua

Cathy Winston from MummyTravels went to Antigua as part of the #EliteIslandFamilies blogothan, which was sponsored by Elite Island Resorts. Here she recaps the highlights of her trip. With 365 beaches on Antigua, one for each day if you’re lucky enough to have 12 months there, it’s easy to fill your days lounging on the powdery […]

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Hangout: Visiting the Caribbean with kids

Thinking of visiting the Caribbean with kids? BritMums gathered 3 family travel bloggers to share their top tips on island holidays with children. Discover their top tips on this hangout featuring BritMums founders Jennifer Howze (Jenography) and Susanna Scott (A Modern Mother), and Cathy Winston from Mummy Travels. Watch the video now!     Get […]

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5 Unmissable things to do in Yorkshire with the kids

Jo Addison is a Mum of 2 little boys from Yorkshire. Here she shares her 5 unmissable things to do in Yorkshire with the kids. Over to Jo… 1. Have a Day at the Seaside There are loads of seaside towns on the Yorkshire coast, but one of our favourites is the Victorian seaside town […]

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