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June Health Round-up: Acne and hair dye

Welcome back to the Health Round-up, I took a break last month due to general chaos of summer term life but we are back this month with an interesting selection of health-related posts from around the blogosphere. First up this month is a return to Mum of Three World who has had ongoing problems with […]

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BritMums SEND Round-up: Testing times

Welcome to the June edition of the #SENDBritMums round-up and thank you to all of you who linked your posts in May. Many of you incorporated poems into your blogs. Attachment Mummy wrote a very poignant poem My Weird Kid about her daughter Laura, with the overriding message that: My kid isn’t weird, she’s wonderful, My […]

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June Video Round-up

It’s a busy old month for blogging with the BritMums Live event taking place this weekend. There’s a video workshop and a YouTube talk so plenty of information to help you get into or improve what you are doing with video. It’s great to see so many people embracing video as part of their blogging, […]

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Top 20 Eco Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day just around the corner, our BritMums Eco correspondent, Ali Clifford, picks her Top 20 gifts that Dad REALLY wants – from 85p to £595! Have a look: 1) Po-zu Shoes – Brisk Sneakers – £95 These shoes are stylish, comfy and eco-friendly. What’s more they are currently offering BritMums readers a rather nice 15% […]

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Craft Round-up: Make Your Own Father’s Day Gifts

Well  hello there! It has been a while since we last brought you a crafty round up! I must apologise…. Where does time go? I guess it just flies away and we are forever clawing in back. Anyway, I digress. Father’s Day is around the corner and giving to “father”, let along CRAFTING for father […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Making the most of half-term

There’s an infectious vibe surrounding the half-term period. It’s wonderful to see the BritMums community really make the most of it whether having fun here or venturing overseas.  Kicking off this month’s crop of photographic gorgeousness is The Boy And Me with this gem taken at Oxwich Bay. They absolutely picked the perfect day for a barbeque and sandcastles.  Also beach bound […]

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Politics Round-up; Post Election

There is a bit of a political lull at the moment, post election come down or calm down whichever way you look at it. We had the Queen’s Speech so have an idea of what the next year looks like politically, but I think most of us are more concerned with the forthcoming budget speech. […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-Up: Love After Baby

How easy is it to keep the spark alive in your relationship once a baby arrives? I will, quite coyly, admit my husband and I have been sleeping in separate bedrooms since the birth of our daughter last year. Our arrangement wasn’t supposed to last for ten months. The idea started so my husband could get […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round up

Welcome to the Adoption and Fostering round up. We are always happy to share some of the best posts we read each month from #WASO and beyond. So let’s get started. My first post is from Travels with my Son who shares a familiar story of well worn school wear. I know that I too […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up – Pick ‘n’ Mix

June is here – don’t you just love this time of year? Long, light evenings, the air full of the scent of blossom and freshly mown grass, the sun high in the sky… driving rain, hail, high winds… ah, our dear old British summer time! Funnily enough, this month’s poetry and prose round-up is very […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Growing up

The GCSEs and A Levels are well underway and the SATs are a distant memory. How are your kids coping with exam pressure? Are the parents finding it more stressful than the teenagers? Here’s what the BritMums teens and tweens have been up to this month. Over at Stressy Mummy, Nikki’s son might only be […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-Up – Ordinary Moments

Hi all, Hope you have all been enjoying the brighter weather? I love this time of year, mainly because I can potter in the garden and enjoy the occasional BBQ with my family and neighbours. I am in the middle of an open university degree and I have just handed in my last assignment of […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Celebrating our treasures

St George’s Day was at the end of last month. I spotted a few posts dedicated to the love of English culture, including this one by Penny on Wayfair, and was inspired: why not dedicate this month’s arts & culture round-up to England, and its treasures? A traditional way to celebrate the arrival of warmer […]

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Home & Design Round-up: Typography, craft, makeovers and Ikea hacks

Well it is the most exciting month in the BritMums calendar, and BritMums Live is just around the corner. That also means that I have been doing the Home and Design round-up for one whole year now, I can’t believe how quickly that has come around. I hope to meet lots of you at BritMums […]

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BritMums Expat Round-up – Summer leaving

Can you believe we are almost half the way through the year already? The advent of summer (hopefully – fingers crossed!) brings with it many mixed feelings for Expats (both long-term and short-term), because this time of year also brings with it many an end of contract. Many find themselves packing up and moving on to […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: When you’re a parent…

I read this post from Alison at Not Another Mummy Blog last week. It was one of those where you recognise yourself – painfully – in almost every sentence, and it got me started on this month’s Newbie Tuesday theme. So I went hunting for the BritMums newest bloggers’ take on what happens when you […]

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