SEND Round-up: Down Syndrome, autism, access & more

Welcome to April’s SEND round-up – and at the risk of sounding like a weather girl, isn’t it glorious out there?! The weather has been kind to us so far this Spring; let’s keep our fingers crossed for a long warm summer ahead. Most situations seem better with a bit of sun involved, don’t you […]

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Happiness Round-up: It’s all about the yes moments

I love those ‘yes’ moments. You know the ones I mean. They leave you with that fizzy feeling in the pit of your stomach and a smile that would give a rainbow a run for its money. Ah, there you go, I bet you are thinking of a moment right this second. They are great […]

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Expat Round-up: Flights, sights & strolls

Last Spring, my sister and her boyfriend stopped off in Oslo, just for the day, as part of a two-week cruise. As my daughter and I walked to the ship to meet them, the city suddenly looked different. Scores of their fellow passengers were walking towards us, and as I looked across the harbour, I suddenly […]

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Current Affairs Round-up: Terrorism & discrimination

This month has seen one of the greatest atrocities to hit the UK since the July 7th attack in 2005. Then, I was working in London and in the thick of it myself, based in the CityPoint building in Moorgate. I remember being scared to go for a wee, for fear of being found dead […]

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Join the #TearsIntoSmiles Challenge with Elastoplast

When little ones scrape a knee or cut themselves, it’s our job as parents to soothe away the tears. Our new project with Elastoplast is all about how you comfort and distract your child to turn those tears into smiles. For the #TearsIntoSmiles Challenge, Elastoplast is celebrating playing outdoors and the freedom playing outdoors brings […]

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Why Easter is my new favourite time of the Year

Blogger Jo from Guilty Mother tells us why she loves Easter!  Take it away Jo… I used to think that autumn was my favourite time of the year. All those beautiful colours of the leaves, everything looks magical to me. However, I suppose you could argue that all seasons have their own unique charm. But […]

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Allergies Round-up: Living with allergies & surviving celebrations

Welcome back to my Allergies Round-up! I’m back for another month, featuring some of my brilliant fellow BritMums bloggers who have been writing about all kinds of allergies. This time of year is a lovely one for most people. The days start to get longer, the sun starts to shine brighter and the summer is […]

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Party Inspiration Round-up: Spring party celebrations

It’s finally, officially Spring – I’m so relieved because it means we’re closer to being able to celebrate outdoors without wooly jumpers and waterproofs!  I’m busy planning my boys’ triple birthday celebration for July at the moment, in between planning Easter Bunny Celebrations – last year’s will be hard to beat as we had so […]

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Food Round-up: Thank goodness for Dolmio

Hello and welcome to the April food round-up. Over the last month food and parent bloggers have been sharing their top recipes that use the iconic Italian sauce Dolmio. All of the recipes shared showed how truly versatile this sauce is and when it contains all natural ingredients you know you simply cannot go wrong! […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up : Places to visit over the Easter break & beyond

I can hardly believe it is the Easter holidays, where did that time go! We have already had a week, but I know many parts of the country are only just breaking up, so enjoy your family time. We have another bumper edition, so many people are getting out and about and exploring, theatre has […]

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Newbie Round-up: Praise for the Newbies

Hi there you lovely lot! April already, wow! [insert over-used comment about time flying!]. I hope you all have had a happy a successful first quarter of the year and are ready to make great things happen over the coming months.    My daughter turned four last year and so we have been in a busy-birthday-whirl, […]

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How To’s Round-up: Spring cleaning tips, tricks & hacks

Spring has officially sprung and it is the brighter days which help to put a bounce in our stride and that spring in step. Now we have all adjusted to the clock changes it’s that time of year when we all start looking around the house and garden thinking about what to throw out and […]

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Naughty parents, term-time holidays & what’s going wrong

There’s a telling word in the judgment handed down today by the UK Supreme Court about parents, children and term-time absences. The Court ruled in favour of education authorities in their appeal against a father who refused to pay a fine after taking his daughter on holiday during the term. The ruling in effect upholds […]

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Pinterest Round-up: Getting started

Hello and welcome to my first BritMums round-up post for Pinterest. As a blogger who is trying to grow Pinterest, I am very excited to share hints and tips with you. I will also be picking out my favourite pins for the month! Hopefully, we can grow our Pinterest together. Let’s start at the beginning, […]

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