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Snapshot round-up | Summer holidays

There’s such a fantastic vibe within the parenting community at this time of year. The end of the school term marks start of some serious fun whether it be at home, around the UK or abroad. It’s always great to see what everyone is up to and this time is no exception.  Kicking off this month’s snapshot round-up is […]

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Poetry and Prose Roundup – lazy days

It’s August! Summer holidays are here – hooray! Or perhaps that should be, “Argh – summer holidays are here!” But whether you’re enjoying frolicking in the sun with your little ones, off exploring the world or are staring out at the rain wondering how on earth you’re going to keep everyone entertained and happy till […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: Worry

Welcome to this month’s pick of the best new parenting blogs. Worry is a theme which comes up again and again in blog posts about raising children, and I’ve found some brilliant posts recently that most parents will identify with. Luckily, I’ve also found some tips to help you keep it together, and something to make […]

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Travel round-up: Summer showcase

It’s always good to have the occasional bumper round-up, sharing days out in the UK and holidays abroad. Thank you to everyone who responded to my request for your travel posts: I hope you enjoy seeing your post here on BritMums and take the chance to discover other destinations courtesy of your fellow bloggers. Next month […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up – Schools Out

Summer is well and truly here, well, most of the time when it’s not raining. The kids have broken up from school, the garden is littered with toys and day trips are scribbled on the calendar. Even though I home school I still look forward to the summer holidays and make plans as if my […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round up

Here we are again with a roundup of some of the great posts out there on fostering and adoption.  We have had a very busy July on The Adoption Social, with our second sore point’s week, this time on contact. So that nicely brings me to start with some of the excellent posts we had […]

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Home and Design Round-up: Storage spaces, daughters’ bedroom and a blog office

Welcome to the school summer holiday edition of the Home and Design round-up.  In this post I will be coveting and featuring makeovers, a gorgeous AirBnB property to lust after, some nifty DIY and of course glorious gardens. Let me whet your appetite with this post I spotted on Kat’s blog about a recently beautiful […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post…

It occurs to me that I didn’t have that much time to play with before I took up the busy hobby of blogging. And in the days when I tried to reply to every blog comment, be active on all social media platforms, AND try and read the posts from the 100+ blogs I followed, […]

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Video Round-up: Swimming, decorating and metamorphosis

Summer is finally here and it has been fantastic weather to get out and about with your video camera! Many of our featured vloggers this month have been off doing stuff and recording their days but we are inclusive… We also have indoor vlogs too!! My videos this month have been centered around home and […]

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SEND Round-up: learning, siblings and challenging behaviour

Welcome to the July SEND round-up, my very first month of doing this for BritMums so please do bear with me and be gentle as I try to find my feet here! Thanks so much to the wonderful Hayley from Downs Side Up who has been keeping us informed for the past couple of years. Her […]

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Arts and Culture Round-up: Bloggers’ Summer suggestions

Are you ready for the Summer holidays? Are you?? We still have a fair bit of planning to do.  Not to mention all the deadlines that need to be met, before school is out and this freelancer goes nocturnal (ie caffeine-fuelled computer sessions at dead of night, after a day of entertaining the children. Sound […]

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Politics Round-up; Budget Responses

Last week saw a new budget from the Conservative Party and in terms of what got parent bloggers talking, it was the promise of an introduction of a new rule that will see families unable to claim any welfare support for third and subsequent children post April 2017. Most people feel that, while it is […]

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Home and Design Round-up: Summer time

Welcome to the July edition of the Home and Design round-up. I do hope that you all had a great time at BritMums and that you are now rested, and ready to tackle some home renovation, or at least be inspired. So what have I spotted on my monthly visit of your blogs?  Well you […]

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BritMums Expat Round-up: Summer as an Expat

The summer holidays are upon a lot of us international schoolers already. While most of us dream of calm days stretching out ahead in order to relax and unwind, the reality of an expat’s life is very different. More often than not what actually lies ahead is hour upon hour of manic visiting – which […]

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Travel round-up: European encounters

This month’s round-up features a varied assortment of travel posts from Europe. Think of it as a blogging Eurovision, without the guest post from Australia. I also decided to keep the UK out of the mix – we’d only get nul points anyway.     Ireland Things to do in Wicklow – Kate Takes Five […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up:

The end of the school year is in sight. With it, a time of change for many teens and tweens, as they leave school or move on from primary school. I for one am gearing up for the bulb-fest of the leavers’ assembly as my younger son leaves primary school. No doubt I’ll share that […]

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