Review round-up

Reviews Round-up: Back to school

Well! Where did the summer holiday go – they seemed to fly by! Most of you will be well back into the swing of school runs by now, but if your children are anything like mine it really won’t be long until they need something replacing – be that a school bag, a jumper or a […]

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Newbie Round-up: Looking back & moving forward

How are we all? Did you have a wonderful summer holiday? We had such fun, but the return to routine has been welcomed by all in our house. So with summer behind us (nearly), we start to look forward to autumn and Christmas! Too early to mention Christmas?!  O.k, well before we start thinking about […]

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Lunchbox solutions? Yes! Take the #FloraLunchbox Challenge #ad

Packing healthy and tempting lunchboxes can be a daily challenge. We know we’ve done it right when they come back empty with smiling faces. Our #FloraLunchbox Challenge, sponsored by Flora, is all about packing delicious and healthy lunchboxes. Flora has created a meal planner to help you put together tasty and nutritious lunchbox combinations, and […]

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Foodie Round-up: Back to school

Anyone with school age children will by now have waved their little ones (or not so little ones) off to school and be back in the swing of the school runs once more. If you are anything like me, you may be caught out by how exhausting those first few weeks getting back in the […]

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Remember a Charity Week 12 -18 Sept @remembercharity

Would you like to pass on something legendary? Remember A Charity Week is asking the nation to reflect on the wisdom passed between the generations. You can start by joining in our sponsored Twitter chat on 16th September. In celebration Aardman Animations Ltd, creators of Wallace and Gromit have released a new short film. The animated […]

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#NepalNow : How to rebuild a village post-earthquake

  In two small rooms in a newly constructed brick structure — soon to be a family home in Bhurunchuli, an hour and a half outside of Kathmandu — it seems the whole village has turned up. The men, women and children are crowded round the doorways and leaning in the window frames, all here to see the […]

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#MamiaDaysOut Challenge: Enjoy on-the-go family adventures with Aldi Mamia #ad

Childhood is filled with magical moments, especially when your little ones become increasingly physically active and start to enjoy the great outdoors. Amid all the fun and frivolities of exploring, it’s important to have peace of mind that your child is eating healthily and trying new textures and flavours. Developed in response to the needs […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Birthdays galore!

The school holidays have come to an end and I’m quite tearful and feeling nostalgic! All our little tea parties, picnics and birthday celebrations at the beach are over and it’s back to the old routine. We celebrated what turned out to be a very soggy 2nd birthday for our own little Hero with a […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Getting your small business back on track

It doesn’t seem like 5 minutes ago that I was sat here writing “Delegating Over the Summer Holiday” Round-up! Where did the summer go! Last year I found the first half term really difficult to get back into work mode, I pretty much procrastinated like a pro. Don’t be like me though follow these top […]

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#NepalNow: Why BritMums is going to Nepal

It was an unexpected call. Or in this case, email. Coca-Cola got in touch, telling us a bit about the work it has done in Nepal for disaster relief in the wake of the devastating 2015 earthquake and about its 5by20 programme, empowering women in small entrepreneurship across its supply chain. They were taking a […]

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Under 30 Parents Round-up: A slice of life

This month, rather than sharing the best writing the Under 30 community has to offer, I thought we’d take a look at their lives through the lens.  It was incredibly hard to choose who to feature this month. The calibre of Instagram feeds out there is, quite frankly, insane, and clearly this is a hugely popular […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: The summer of love

So, where did that go then?! No sooner do we settle in for the summer holidays than September knocks on our door and the kids are all off back to school. I don’t know about you, but I was glad to take it fairly easy on the blogging front over August and only wrote one […]

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Blogging isn’t a real job – No credits for you!

Katie who blogs at Mummy in a Tutu gives us her account of an unexpected situation with HMRC that led to media attention and a fight on her hands. Here she explains in her own words… A few days after finding out I was pregnant, I was made redundant from my teaching role and was […]

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Instagram Round-up: All change with stories & pinch to zoom!

Hey everyone! I’ve been having a bit of a break over the summer and now back with the September Instagram round-up. There has been so many changes lately, most excitingly (or not depending on which camp you’re in) is the new addition of Instagram stories. Do you like them, hate them, is it just too […]

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