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BritMums SEND Round-up: No Diagnosis?

April saw a very powerful advocacy and support campaign by a very small number of passionate parents and charities. I am dedicating this month’s round up to them, the Undiagnosed. You can watch the official video produced by SWAN UK for the day, Undiagnosed, here:       This is how Alison Bloomer from Complicated […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add Yours!

Hello everyone!  Thank you for linking up all your fabulous posts last week. I read every single one and commented or shared quite a few of them.  How did you get on with doing that with the two above your own last time?  Did it work?  Did we spread the love a bit or link […]

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Staying safe on YouTube

Have you been thinking of starting a YouTube channel? Or perhaps you’ve already picked up your camera. Jules from The Giggles Family is starting the conversation on staying safe on YouTube. So many bloggers are adding to their creative bow by turning their hand to making YouTube videos. Before you start sharing your life on […]

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Style Round-up: The #BIBs2015 style shortlist

Time to focus on the blogs shortlisted in the Style Category of the #BiBs2015. That way you can get to know them better, decide which is your favourite and vote for them. I have to admit that some of the blogs shortlisted are very new to me while others are blogs I have known and loved for years.  A […]

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Politics Round-up: Election response

The votes have been counted and verified and we have a new government. Reactions to this news are definitely mixed, and as such this months round-up is just in list form – I am deliberately avoiding grouping them into ‘sides’, as I am hoping that when push comes to shove, we are all on the […]

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Foodie Round-up: Top Ten BritMums Food blogs of 2015

This month’s Foodie round-up is dedicated to the shortlisted blogs of the 2015 BiBs awards as they have been nominated by you. As part of the judging panel for the first two stages this year it was very clear from the first click that the bar has been raised yet again and choosing the BritMums […]

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Poetry and Prose Round-Up: Motivating May

Welcome to May’s poetry and prose round-up – albeit a bit late for which I sincerely apologise! I hope you are having a great month. It is not long now until BritMums Live! Just over a month away and I am really looking forward to seeing lots of you lovely people there. I don’t know […]

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Dad blogger round up – dads at BritMums Live

I’m going to take a slightly different approach to this month’s dad blogger round up. You see BritMums Live is almost upon us and each year a tiny percentage of attendees has X Y chromosomes. I thought I’d introduce you to the dads I know will be in attendance. Firstly though, why do dads go […]

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Do you want to live on #BritainsBrightestStreet?

Do you want to live on #BritainsBrightestStreet? Do you and your neighbours want free solar energy for 10 years[1]? Do you want to make immediate savings of approximately 45% off your energy bills[2]? Do you know of a local school or community project that would benefit from free solar panels If you can answer ‘yes’ […]

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10 Reasons to Attend BritMums Live by Honest Mum

Taken at BritMums Live 2014 with Mirka of All Baby Advice & Fitness 4 Mamas I love, love, love BritMums Live, I’ve written about it ever since I started blogging back in 2010, because it has, and always will have, a very special place in my heart. You see I was a finalist in the […]

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How are you a Football Mum of the Year?

As a nation we love football. As parents we support our children playing football in all kinds of ways.  @chrismse1 describes how we do it: “Stand in the cold and wet, drive for miles every weekend and cheer from the sidelines”. At our #FootballMumoftheYear Twitter party we celebrated all the ways we mums help and […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add Yours!

Hello, hello!  Me again, standing in for Mari.  Thank you to all of you who linked up last week.  It’s impossible to read and comment on every single post but I managed to get around most of you.  This is especially the case from my mobile phone or iPad.  I’m on Blogger and it hates […]

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5 actions to help give those blog hackers short shrift

We all know about hackers. They are a bane of a blogger’s life. A long time ago, a hacker managed to get into one of my blogs and completely destroy it. It was horrible. There was nothing I could do except scrap everything and start again. So security of your blog is paramount if you don’t […]

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Coping with two under two

Celia Anderson has been there and got the t shirt, now she shares some of her best tips from her book that is out now, Two under Two. I just typed ‘two under two’ into Google and the first suggestion appended ‘when does it get easier?’ on the end. I want to hug every person […]

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