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All by Mama: A place where mums sell crafts

So many of us love to craft. Mum Gemma Whates not only loves it, she’s co-founded a marketplace where mums in particular can sell their wares. Find out more about the site and the mission behind it. Over to Gemma:   Are you the crafty type? I’ve always been creative (or so I like to […]

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January Foodie Round-up: Food trends, cakes and goodbyes

Welcome 2015! Food wise, I wonder what trends it shall bring. With 2014 came the popularity of all things kale, around 26 million pulled pork recipes and plenty of foods with purported health giving properties such as acai berries and chia seeds. Having done a little research, I can confidently predict that 2015 will be […]

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Quit Smoking this No Smoking Day

To inspire parents to give up smoking this No Smoking Day, the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is educating parents on the dangerous effects of second hand smoke or ‘passive smoke’ on their children. Passive smoke is a cause of short- and long-term illness in others and is particularly harmful to children – especially in enclosed […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: It’s behind you!

Wow. December and January have been the busiest months for blogging about the arts. Tons of you have managed to fit in trips to the theatre, cinema and museums. I’ve read so many posts about these Christmas treats, that I’m already dying for next year to come around…. First up, it’s Panto. What would Yuletide […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: New year, new blog posts

It’s a new year, but I’m going to kick off this dad blogger round up with an old favourite; Frozen. I don’t know about you, but I am staggered by the runaway success of this Disney blockbuster. Even so, it is easy to understand why it has proved so popular. My kids both love it, […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours!

Happy New Year everyone! A blank page and a brand new year to have fun with, what could be more exciting than that? What have you got planned? Did you make any resolutions? I didn’t because I know how I fail sooner or later and then lose motivation for the rest of the year. So […]

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Twitter debate: Make the most of how you look #ThisIsMe

Each of us wants to look beautiful, in our own way. Our #ThisIsMe Twitter debate is about making the most of yourself, so that you feel your absolute best as you age. During the discussion we’ll be talking about what happens to your skin as you get older and what you can do to keep […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: 5 signs you have a pre-teen

Happy new year! We’ve got a small, but perfectly formed round-up for you this month, after many bloggers took a break over Christmas and new year. So here’s what our teen and tween parent bloggers have been writing about this month… Are you lucky enough to be the parent of a boy? If so, you’ll […]

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BritMums Live: Friday Keynote with Carol Smillie

We are so excited to announce the BritMums Live 2015 Friday keynote: Carol Smillie! Carol will join us on Friday 19th June talking about her endeavour DiaryDoll, with tennis star Annabel Croft. Her theme will be Ready for Anything — how we can all embrace the idea of being ready for anything, and how we […]

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Divorce: How does family mediation work?

Divorcing couples now need to consider mediation — it’s required by law. In this guest post, the Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP (right), Minister of State for Justice and Civil Liberties, with responsibility for family justice in England and Wales, takes us through the process and how it can help with custody issues, finances, changes […]

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Divorce: Will mediation make it better?

It’s that time of year: when the divorce rate spikes as couples decide to their separate ways. Making this unpleasant time as painless is possible is a priority, and these days mediation plays a bigger part than ever. Find out if mediation is for you. Considering mediation is a legal requirement You may be aware […]

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BritMums Live: Victoria Wright kicks off “Inspirational Shorts”

To inspire you at BritMums Live, we’re asking 3 very special people to tell us their story, in short inspirational bursts. New this year: Inspirational Shorts Inspirational Shorts will be short 10-minute talks throughout the weekend to inspire, involve and move us. It’s a way for us to do something we’ve been thinking about for […]

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Why your blog’s headline is so important

Did you know that there are actually two headlines in a blog post? I will explain why a bit later… Meanwhile, before I confuse you too much, I want concentrate on the most obvious one we all know, recognise and love. Yes, that’s right, the one we type into the headline field at the top […]

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Join the #Hibernot Daily Photo Challenge on Instagram; win prizes!

  Hibernate? No chance. #Hibernot! Post your pictures of outdoor family fun with BritMums and LandRover — from muddy wellies to fresh-air adventures– to Instagram for the chance to get daily prizes of £25 John Lewis vouchers or the grand prize of a Barbour jacket and a Land Rover Experience Day! Join us for this […]

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