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Adoption & Fostering Round-up

Hello, thanks for stopping by to check out the BritMums Adoption & Fostering Round-Up. How is your summer going? Hot where you are? It’s super hot here at the moment, and we’ve been making the most of the sun by heading into the garden and to the beach. To celebrate summer and provide some inspiration for fun […]

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Health Round-up: The Summer Holiday Edition

Welcome to July’s health round-up and I hope that you are all enjoying the lovely weather and managing to stay fit and healthy in spite of the heat.  I have some very interesting and diverse posts for you this month. My first post is from Aly at Bug Bird Bee where she talks about her […]

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Change is in the air

Changing your mind is often considered a bit meh. Not the done thing. I don’t understand why. Some days I’m full of the joys of spring and some days I’m knackered and grumpy and as such, cannot guarantee a consistent response. My attitudes vary, my opinions are swayed. I often change my mind, it might […]

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Good Reads July 2014

Welcome to Good Reads July 2014. Are you feeling the burn of holiday madness or are you still struggling to get your children out of bed for the last few days of school? I always find it hard to decide whether I like holiday or term time more but in this heat I am tempted […]

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Special Needs Round-up: no substitute for meeting face to face

The online community we are all a part of as bloggers is incredible. We share, support, advise, pull together, collaborate. We motivate each other, pull each other up and drive one another forward. And those in the special needs community feel this even more so, there is always someone who has stepped in your shoes […]

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Beauty Round-up: July Melancholy

July always feels quite melancholic to me. I am not sure if it’s because of the holidays or because of the summer showers but something makes me love and feel in love, every single july. I love a good walk after a summer rain even if it’s still slightly raining I don’t mind it, walking […]

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July’s Video Round-up: Dust Off Your Old Vlogs!

Well last month was all about the blogging conference season with BritMumsLive! Wasn’t it a great event for those who went?! But we are back to business as usual with the video round-up and so I have some catching up to do! This round-up features submissions from bloggers who sent things to me in May […]

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Dad Round-up: Hear it for the boys

Hello and welcome to my first-ever BritMums dad blogger round-up. I’ve been given the daunting task of taking over from the amazing Spencer, who has moved on to other things (I’ll come on to what Spen’s doing shortly). It’s been quite a month for us dad bloggers. Four of the better known chaps, working collectively […]

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The Reviews Round-up is back!

I admit it, I am a huge fan of reviews. I even run a site dedicated to them. I think there is nothing better than hearing what a product is actually like from someone who has actually used it. The good, the bad and the ugly, I want to know it all. I will always […]

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Politics Round-up; A mixed bag.

A variety of different topics got you talking this month, making it hard to pick a general theme for this round-up, so I haven’t, instead here are snippets from the best political posts from our bloggers. Jayne from Mums The Word looked at the housing crisis :- “So, what if our landlord hadn’t had a change […]

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July Foodie Round-up: Travel eats

I would like to start the July Foodie Round-up by wishing this year’s Foodie BiB winner a huge congratulations!  Lucy Parissi’s Supergolden Bakes is not only visually stunning, but her delicious and original recipes will ruin the will-power of the hardiest dieters – I guarantee it! Very well deserved! Two of my favourite recipes of […]

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Travel Round-up: The foodie edition

It’s always intriguing to know why we travel, what sparks the decision to explore different countries and cultures. Marian, who writes at Travel Shop Girl, explains in her post, The Origins of My Love for Travel, how her desire to experience new places originated from her love of cooking. A set of old Betty Crocker cookery […]

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Teen & Tween Round-up: Boundaries & birthdays

Well the summer is finally upon us – are we all looking forward to a break from school? Here in teen and tween world we’ve got girls pushing against boundaries, boys turning 13 and young adults continuing to confuse their parents on a daily basis. Read on to find out more about what the BritMums […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-Up – Having a Positive Summer…

I suspect most of you who read this are parents and we are now just on the cusp of the summer holidays. Talking to friends I find that parents react in one of two ways, firstly the ‘Agghh, how will I get it all done before the holidays start?’ and then ‘What will I do […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Slowing down for summer

Phew. We’re nearing the end of the year. Not the end that falls in the middle of winter, heralded by a whole load of Christmas cultural shenanigans (Panto, blockbuster films, tons of West End shows….and – ahem – Strictly Come Dancing). No, I mean the high-Summer lull, before the start of a new school year. […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-up: Would I July to You?

    It’s come and gone for another year We shared the laughter, shed a tear With wine, awards, friends old and new Cake and nibbles and more cake too With sessions on Travel through to YouTube Ended it all with a song about boobs! Victoria Welton 1st July 2014   Well, BritMums Live has […]

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