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Pets Round-Up: Questions, cautions & costs

Welcome to another pets round-up.  Spring is hopefully just round the corner and things are looking up. I spotted this glorious post on Twitter by Queensland Blog all about camping with your dog.  It has some heartstoppingly beautiful photos and I just can’t wait to take Delilah pup on her first camping trip in a […]

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Dad Blogger Round-Up: From blogging to vlogging

It’s that time of the month again. No, not *that* one. I, of course, mean the BritMums Dad Blogger round-up. In an unprecedented move though, I’m going to mix things up big time for February. This may be called the Dad Blogger round-up, but for this month, I’m swapping that “B” for a “V” as […]

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Newbie Round-up: Being rained upon

Welcome back to my Newbie Round-up, I genuinely love bringing you this showcase of amazing writing talent from our newbie bloggers each month; it is such a joy to read their posts and be able to champion them here for BritMums.   Good writing is supposed to evoke sensation in the reader – not the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Healthy options

Well, hopefully anyone who made healthy eating resolutions is still feeling inspired as we enter the second month of the year. For this month’s roundup, we are focussing on healthy alternatives – I try not to use the word ‘Diet’ as it can be so off putting – let’s talk about lifestyle choices instead! Its […]

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Environment Round-up: Energy & climate change

Like many bloggers I’m passionate about the environment, both preserving and improving where we live for ourselves and our children. However, it is a very broad topic covering many complex issues with a certain amount of uncertainty; my view is nicely summed up in this cartoon by Joel Pett. Energy & Climate change Over the […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Lazing around

It’s that time of year again – the lazy time. Adults might be working hard on their fitness, but if this month’s bunch of posts are anything to go by, our teens and tweens are certainly not! The internet, exercise avoidance and a bit of reading if we’re lucky, here’s what our teens and tweens […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Goals, photos & words

It is just over a month since we put away all the Christmas decorations away and for lots of us the New Year means a new exercise regime, healthy eating plan or a time for setting some goals for the year ahead. I am among one of the many people who had a dry January, […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Sheltering from the storms

Did you know there are over 300 museums and art galleries in London? And did you know that Team Honk are calling for people to #passtheproud, and sign themselves up for a physical challenge to raise money for Sport Relief this March? Well, I put these two facts together and have decided to do a […]

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Adoption & Fostering Round-up: Starts, ends & creases inbetween

Hello, a very warm welcome to February’s Adoption and Fostering round-up. Lots to get through this month, so let’s crack on… Something that many adoptive parents are used to hearing is ‘all children do that’ or ‘biological children do that too’, and at Thoughts on Being Mum, this post describes how it feels to hear that, […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: plans & possibilities

February is here! I may be writing this with a storm swirling round outside but, with January behind us, I can’t help but think brighter days are close at hand. I’m also glad to report that the cold, dark days of last month did not seem to dampen general creativity in the blogosphere – I’ve […]

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Instagram Round-up: Building a community

Hello, and welcome to another Instagram round-up! Can you believe it’s February already? I hope lots of you have had a busy month Instagramming away, I’ve noticed lots of bloggers from the BritMums network really up their Instagram game this month, which is amazing.  I’ve been thinking a lot about ways to really integrate yourself […]

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LOL Round-up: A combination of drunks & fitness fanatics

It’s February, so forget the January funk and enjoy some giggles with these fantastically funny posts I have hand-picked from the blogging world for your amusement.  You can thank me later. Warning: These posts should not be read whilst consuming any liquid refreshments due to the high likelihood of choking on such beverage when you […]

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Travel Round-up: Pick ‘n’ mix holidays

I have a varied assortment of travel possibilities for you this month: hopefully you will find something tasty to inspire you.  First up, a great collection from the UK for all budgets ranging from a caravan holiday on the Welsh coast to a luxury family hotel in Dartmoor. There are some great ideas for short […]

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Single Parent Round-up: Happy new ear! [sic]

Happy new year! How are you doing? It feels a little silly saying that now, at the end of January – but my daughter is saying it so why shouldn’t I? In fact, she’s not actually saying happy new year; she’s saying happy new ear! She says it to bin lorries, to shops, to dogs in […]

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Home & Design Round-up: Pantone colour of the year 2016

So how is your 2016 shaping up? I hope that it is a year filled with many home improvement projects! Well this year, I am hoping to include as many of your fabulous home and design blog posts I can. With today being the first instalment of 2016. I have some great makeover posts to […]

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Breastfeeding Round-up: Breastfeeding starts

Hi, I’m so pleased to bring you my 3rd BritMums’ breastfeeding blogs’ round-up. It’s such a relief to know that we are not alone in our parenting experiences, isn’t it. I wish I had read some breastfeeding stories before my child was born. The blogs I’m sharing with you today are all about the beginning […]

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