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Environment round-up: Reducing waste

As parent bloggers we’re used to league tables whether it is for our children’s school or ranking our blog. But did you know there is a league table for the percentage of waste each council recycled, reused and composted? I was reminded of this over the weekend when I went to a garden party and […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Teen and tween speak

The GCSEs are fast approaching, not to mention the A Levels, the AS Levels and the Y6 SATs. It’s a stressful time of year for teens and their parents. But they still find time to confuse us with their strange language! Here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to over the last couple […]

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Style round-up: April accessories

This month I’ve been a little bit obsessed with dressing up outfits. I’ve been looking for ways to update my current wardrobe and accessories can really help this to happen without breaking the bank. This month I’ve splurged on a high end change bag and also grabbed a few more baby friendly necklaces along the […]

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Fitness Round-up: Keep fit & be happy

I am so excited to reveal the latest addition to the fabulous BritMums round-ups, the inspirational Fitness Round-up, which I am the editor of. You might know me as the blogger behind the multi-awards nominated lifestyle blog All Baby Advice that has been around for more than 7 years. Last year I also launched Fitness 4 Mamas blog […]

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Food Round-up: Chocolate & Easter Food

Well, Easter weekend has been and gone. The fields are full of super cute lambs and we are told that we are officially in Springtime. Even the weather is occasionally tempting us to believe that warmer days may be here to stay soon. This month’s BritMums Foodie Roundup is bringing you the best of the […]

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Health Round-up: When pregnancy is not the fairy-tale we thought it would be

Pregnancy is meant to be one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life but for so many of us, this hasn’t been the case. The causes of distress in pregnancy are diverse but the consequences are always heartbreaking for the mothers affected. Several BritMums bloggers have opened up about how pregnancy has been […]

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SEND Round-up: World Autism Awareness & Down’s Syndrome Days

It was fantastic that so many bloggers joined in with last month’s SEND linky; there has indeed been a lot to cover over this period. World Autism Awareness Day/Week/Month following shortly after World Down’s Syndrome Day, along with the screening of a new TV drama on BBC1 called The A Word, has led to a huge increase in […]

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

When I first battled breast cancer it was one of the loneliest periods of my life. I had made the conscious decision to not tell my children, family or friends until I knew what was going on. Really knew. I saw little point in a group of people worrying about an uncertain future and, moreover, […]

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Review Round-up: Indoor games & toys

Hello everyone, and welcome to the April edition of the Britmums Review Round-up! Have you had the April showers where you live? We certainly have here – it has been bright sunshine one minute and then heavy rain the next!  This month I have a collection of reviews featuring indoor toys and games – some ideas […]

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Education Round-up: School places and testing

For most parents, and their children of course, returning from Easter break is the start of a stressful few months school-wise so I’m starting this BritMums Education Round-up with a little humour from Babi a Fi with their (tongue in cheek) look at the British Education System. School Places This week sees most parents find out where […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: Easter fun

Hello and welcome to this months Family Fun round-up, I have been inundated with posts this month and it seems you have all made the most of some nice weather over the Easter break. I have to admit that mine was a little mixed as we had some (ongoing) car trouble on the way to […]

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Finance Round-up: New tax year

Since our last finance round-up there’s been the annual Budget plus the start of the new tax year. For many it seems the cost of living has gone up considerably. A few pence on the price of stamps, an increase in petrol and diesel costs, higher council tax bills – before we know it our […]

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Current Affairs Round-up: Bloggers tackling topical issues

Welcome to April’s round-up of topical issues. This month has seen an important campaign, led by The Children’s Society, calling for the government to strengthen the law to protect 16 and 17-year-olds from sexual exploitation. A bill, introduced by Government in February, could see changes that mean older teenagers are better protected. As the law […]

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Newbie Round-up: Powerful prose

Welcome back to another edition of my Newbie Round-up and as usual I am blown away by the talent of the ‘newbies’.  A talent that you could be forgiven for assuming a ‘newbie’ wouldn’t possess; but they do. They write, just like the most talented and experienced bloggers on a wide variety of topics.  They […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: A visit from the Easter bunny

This week whilst reading through the bright and beautiful Easter and Springtime posts that chirped at me from my email, I found a kindred spirit.  I have to admit, I held my breath as I read the post after scanning the title, but Mummy in a Tutu, I’m so excited for your little one to grow […]

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Dads Round-up: Giving dads a voice

In February’s dads’ round-up, Dave put the spotlight on the growing army of dad vloggers. But did you know that the last year or so has also seen an increase in the band of brothers who have picked up a microphone and started sharing their thoughts on fatherhood via the audio medium of podcasts? No? […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Facebook for business

We all use Facebook daily to share information and communicate with friends we don’t get to see all the time so when we make the transition into small business owner/pro blogger; Facebook is always our first point of call.  Sharing content is the easy bit getting people to engage and interact with you is another! […]

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Environment round-up: A short one

I’ve been a bit distracted for the last month as I started a new job, which is also full time for the first time since my eldest was born seven years ago. So I’m afraid I haven’t spent as much time looking for posts as I usually do, meaning it is a little shorter than […]

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