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Exploring the outdoors with #UKexplore

Blogging friends Karen from Mini Travellers and Rachel from The Ordinary Lovely have come up with a modern way to explore the best of what the great outdoors has to offer. The BritMums bloggers have recently launched a new Instagram hashtag #UKexplore which has been backed by the National Trust. Read on to learn more. […]

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Finance Round-up: Saving the pounds

We all know the saying – “Look after the pennies and the pounds will look after themselves.” It’s a nice thought that just by saving a few pennies here and there it will make a big difference to our finances. Sadly times have moved on and with inflation we need to be thinking about saving […]

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Review Round-up: Outdoor toys

How is it May already? This year is running away with me – it will be the summer holidays before I know it – and with that in mind, this months review round-up is a showcase of some of the best outdoor toys to enjoy in the summer sunshine! Bikes and trikes are always a […]

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Video Round-up: The sun is here….Kind of!

Hello and welcome back to the video round-up! It seems that just maybe summer may be creeping around the corner, although it’s still bit hit and miss. It has meant, though, that the paddling pool has made an appearance and I’ve managed to go outside without my jeans on! We recently took a trip to […]

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#BML16 – Up Your Game: How to work smart with PRs

Working with PRs is a vital part of being a successful blogger brand these days. But are you developing and managing your relationships with PRs effectively? PRs can be the gatekeepers, the kingmakers and the love-givers. They can hold the key to your dream press trip to the Maldives or the relationship with your favourite homewares brand, […]

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Life Changes Round-up: Focusing on the positive

Negativity is one of those things we can never completely and totally bulletproof ourselves against. On the other hand, by choosing to make somewhat small but significant changes, we can all learn to efficiently and productively counteract its destructive effects from our lives. From the word go, Fritha, from Tigerlilly Quinn differentiates wisely between depression, […]

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Join the Conversation: Are Daddy’s kisses smooth or tickly? #TeamTickly #TeamSoft

For this Father’s Day, we’re talking about Team Soft and Team Tickly – whether your children prefer kisses from Daddy (or grandpa or favourite uncle!) to be as smooth as can be or if his facial hair makes them laugh and giggle. Braun conducted research with families this Father’s Day, asking them “How do you […]

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Why term-time holiday disputes need to disappear

There are a lot of problems in our schools. Oversubscribed classrooms. Failing schools. Teacher burnout. Crumbling facilities. Yet the Department of Education insists on focusing its limited budget and energy fighting against parents who take their children out during term-time. It’s a wasteful, ridiculous distraction and wrongheaded in its conception. (Read about the recent court […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: May Bank Holiday special

It only seems like the kids were on their Easter break five minutes ago, but it’s May already and they are being spoiled with not one, but two bank holidays and it looks as though you have all been enjoying some fabulous days out with friends and family. One of the highlights of April / […]

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Football Mum of the Year: Share experiences as a ‘football mum’

The kicking, the scoring, the practices, the camaraderie – they are all part of the fun of playing football. But let’s not forget the other elements that play just as big a part of the game too, from coaching teams, fund-raising, leading training sessions and organising fixtures throughout the season, it’s not just about what […]

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How to crowd fund a novel with Unbound

Tim Atkinson, blogger, author and stay-at-home dad, shares his tips for crowd funding a novel. How new book is currently a work in progress as he is seeking support to get it published. To be part of bringing this book to life and getting your name printed in every copy, support Tim here. Tim explains how it […]

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Under 30 Parents Round-up: Beyond the stereotype

In 1959, at age 20, my grandma got married and gave birth to my mum one year later. Shortly after, my other grandma, at the ripe old age of 34, gave birth to my dad and, believe it or not, was placed in a special ward for ‘more senior first-time-mothers’. But times have changed somewhat […]

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Affiliate marketing masterclass: A how-to screencast

This BritMums Affiliate Marketing Masterclass is sponsored by affilinet. Affiliate marketing is a way that many bloggers and social influencers highlight products and services to their readers; making money in the process. Our Affiliate Marketing Masterclass, presented with and sponsored by affilinet, tells you all about how affiliate marketing works and how affilinet can help […]

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Book Club: Review The Little Book of Peace by Cherry Menlove

BritMums have been a fan of Cherry Menlove since she started her blog and we are so excited that she has published The Little Book of Peace. We’re pleased to say we have 50 Kindle copies available for bloggers that would like to review it! Sign up here. Cherry explains the impetus for the book which, […]

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