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Video Round-up for April & May

I hope you’ve all been getting your camcorders and smartphones out to record plenty of video! Whatever you like to shoot, if it’s suitable for a family audience then don’t forget to send your submissions to me each month to be included in this round-up of all things video! Since the last video round-up Twitter […]

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BritMums SEND Round-up: No Diagnosis?

April saw a very powerful advocacy and support campaign by a very small number of passionate parents and charities. I am dedicating this month’s round up to them, the Undiagnosed. You can watch the official video produced by SWAN UK for the day, Undiagnosed, here:       This is how Alison Bloomer from Complicated […]

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Style Round-up: The #BIBs2015 style shortlist

Time to focus on the blogs shortlisted in the Style Category of the #BiBs2015. That way you can get to know them better, decide which is your favourite and vote for them. I have to admit that some of the blogs shortlisted are very new to me while others are blogs I have known and loved for years.  A […]

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Politics Round-up: Election response

The votes have been counted and verified and we have a new government. Reactions to this news are definitely mixed, and as such this months round-up is just in list form – I am deliberately avoiding grouping them into ‘sides’, as I am hoping that when push comes to shove, we are all on the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Top Ten BritMums Food blogs of 2015

This month’s Foodie round-up is dedicated to the shortlisted blogs of the 2015 BiBs awards as they have been nominated by you. As part of the judging panel for the first two stages this year it was very clear from the first click that the bar has been raised yet again and choosing the BritMums […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-Up: Motivating May

Welcome to May’s poetry and prose round-up – albeit a bit late for which I sincerely apologise! I hope you are having a great month. It is not long now until BritMums Live! Just over a month away and I am really looking forward to seeing lots of you lovely people there. I don’t know […]

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Dad blogger round up – dads at BritMums Live

I’m going to take a slightly different approach to this month’s dad blogger round up. You see BritMums Live is almost upon us and each year a tiny percentage of attendees has X Y chromosomes. I thought I’d introduce you to the dads I know will be in attendance. Firstly though, why do dads go […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: The #BiBs2015 Fresh Voices!

Well this week has been fun! The 2015 Brilliance in Blogging Awards were announced, and I have happily spent the last 7 days reading blogs. For once, I’ve had an excuse for spending all my evenings on the sofa with my laptop – it’s work! Kind of… Anyway, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working my way through […]

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Travel Round-up: Latest trips abroad

Last month’s round-up was packed full of suggestions for days out in the UK. This time, we are travelling further afield, leaving this island of ours and seeing what’s on offer abroad. Taking to the waters just off our British shores, Sally from Who’s The Mummy? was welcomed onto Royal Caribbean’s new ship, Anthem of […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: SATs and snacks

It’s one of the busiest, and most stressful, times of the year for teens, tweens and  their parents. With A Levels, GCSEs and Key Stage 2 SATS, there’s a lot going on. Here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to this month… Key Stage 2 SATs, in Year 6, are usually the first […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: Summer’s coming

Summer is almost upon us. Which is excruciatingly exciting but also fills me with a faint niggle of fear. I am talking about travelling on a plane with a baby. I’ve spoken to a few new mum friends who are also a tad terrified of this new, unfamiliar travelling-with-a-baby-abroad scenario. It seems we’re not alone. […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Sunshine

How great is it to have some sunshine? It’s almost as if we’ve woken up from a long slumber and realised it’s time to play! The lighter evenings are wonderful and provide us with the perfect opportunity to fire up the BBQ, sample ice-cream or grab a cheeky Pimm’s. Long may these warmer climes and our love […]

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April Health Round-up; healthy eating, GAPs and rosacea

According to Swan UK “It is estimated that 6,000 disabled children are born each year with a genetic condition that will remain undiagnosed.” Swan UK offer support and guidance to parents of children who are undiagnosed and the support that they offer is invaluable. April 24th was Undiagnosed Children’s Day which was a national event […]

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Home and Design Round-up: Be inspired!

Well I hope that you are all enjoying this glorious weather, and of course getting round to all of those DIY jobs you’ve been meaning to do.  So many of you contacted me last month to share your posts, that I’ve a feeling lots of you have been very busy.  I have just completed a […]

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Single Parent Round-Up: Blue skies and wise words

Welcome to April’s Single Parent round-up. How has your month been so far?  Our single parents have been blogging lots as usual… let’s see what they’ve had to say. I loved this post from Gemma the Family Girl of 29 things she’s learned in her 29 years. Very wise words from someone who’s about to turn […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round-up: NVR, CPV and PACE

Hello and welcome to the latest Adoption and Fostering Round-Up here on BritMums. We’ve been away for a little while, but we’re back and hope to bring you the best blogs out there. So without further nattering, I’m going to get on and give you a load of lovely but varied links.  In the adoption world, […]

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May Positively Inspirational Round-up: 5 big life lessons

Good day friends, I hope you are well and enjoying the change in the weather. For this month’s Positively Inspirational round-up I’ve got something a little different to share with you but still full of inspiring reads, all with a positive slant. Back in March on my personal blog I created a meme called the […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Bounding into Spring

Boing, boing… Is that the sound of Spring lambs gambolling in the fields? Or Easter eggs bouncing off lawns, in all those rolling contests? Either way, as well as sprightly sounds, the holiday season has kick-started some zestful theatre-going among bloggers. Hatty Daze and her children joined in with the energetic Adventures with Sam at […]

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