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BritMums Live 2015: Bloggers Keynote nominations are now OPEN

One of the highlights of BrtiMums Live (in our opinion) is the Bloggers’ Keynote. Lot of attendees tell us it’s one of their favourites too. The Bloggers Keynote is the final group session of the conference when we showcase the fabulous writing you do. We pick out 10 favourite posts to be shared at our […]

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Single Parent Round-Up: Blue skies and wise words

Welcome to April’s Single Parent round-up. How has your month been so far?  Our single parents have been blogging lots as usual… let’s see what they’ve had to say. I loved this post from Gemma the Family Girl of 29 things she’s learned in her 29 years. Very wise words from someone who’s about to turn […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round-up: NVR, CPV and PACE

Hello and welcome to the latest Adoption and Fostering Round-Up here on BritMums. We’ve been away for a little while, but we’re back and hope to bring you the best blogs out there. So without further nattering, I’m going to get on and give you a load of lovely but varied links.  In the adoption world, […]

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May Positively Inspirational Round-up: 5 big life lessons

Good day friends, I hope you are well and enjoying the change in the weather. For this month’s Positively Inspirational round-up I’ve got something a little different to share with you but still full of inspiring reads, all with a positive slant. Back in March on my personal blog I created a meme called the […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add Yours!

The first week back from a holiday for me equals madness. It seems as if I am running uphill all week only to arrive at Friday and feeling like you have achieved nothing. So next week is looking a toughie already. It’s the time of year for sorting out the garden, starting the DIY projects […]

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Missy B running in the London Marathon

  On 26th April I will be facing the challenge of a life time and attempting to complete the London Marathon. I have never been a runner but, bizarrely, the marathon is something that I have always wanted to do.  I am running the marathon on behalf of Genetic Disorders UK, an amazing charity who […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Building your YouTube Channel

We’re pleased to announce that Marco Danesi from YouTube will be at BritMums Live this year leading a session on how to build your YouTube channel. Marco Danesi is a London-based professional in the online media and entertainment industry. He’s a Partner Manager in the Content Partnerships team at YouTube and deals with creative minds, video producers […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Bounding into Spring

Boing, boing… Is that the sound of Spring lambs gambolling in the fields? Or Easter eggs bouncing off lawns, in all those rolling contests? Either way, as well as sprightly sounds, the holiday season has kick-started some zestful theatre-going among bloggers. Hatty Daze and her children joined in with the energetic Adventures with Sam at […]

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Dad blogger round up: New school term

First of all, an apology from me. I’m a little late in providing this month’s dad blogger round up. I am sure many of you will relate to the reasons why; the Easter holidays. With the beginning of the new school term and the youngest back in the routine of having afternoon naps, I have […]

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BritMums Expat Round up: Repatriation Blues

With Small Person No. 3 beginning to make his/her presence felt in the safe environs of my ever-expanding belly, general pregnancy related insomnia has had me pondering many an Expat related question recently, such as:   “Can I cope with having a baby abroad?”, “Wouldn’t it just be easier to go home?”, “What if we […]

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Plain truth or sanitized version. What do you share?

Recently, BritMums produced a blogging survey and one of the boxes to tick in agreement was (approximately) “I feel some of my blogging peers glamorize the day to day experiences and challenges of parenting”. Interesting, I thought. Has blogging become a more ‘romantic’ view? It is definitely more visual, we share more photos. As a […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Turning Pitches Into Profit

Would you like to win paid work with your favourite brands? Wouldn’t you love to build brand relationships that result not only in excellent content that you’re proud to feature, but also a reasonable fee for your time? Emily Leary is a seasoned blogger and social media expert (as well as the blogger fronting the […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Photostyling with Katy Orme

Want to make your blog images more beautiful? Photographer and stylist Katy Orme is leading a photo styling session at BritMums Live, where you can gain practical knowledge on styling, especially for a blog or Instagram. Katy writes the award-winning interiors-focused blog Apartment Apothecary, capturing her DIY room makeovers, design ideas and craft projects that she showcases […]

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Politics Round-up; Have Your Say

With the election just a couple of weeks off politics is on the agenda everywhere you look at the moment. Are you getting hot under the collar or just plain bored? Have any of the parties said what you want to hear or are you still unsure who to vote for or even if you […]

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