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How to get the best out of summer with kids #ad #savingoursummers

Do you find it hard to make quality time for the kids during the long summer holiday? For most families it is all about managing work, family commitments, holiday activities and essential household chores. There are lots of things that can get in the way of being your little one’s partner in crime, really letting […]

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#BML17: Meet blogging stars on the Trailblazers panel

Part of attending the BritMums Live conference is about being inspired by the other amazing bloggers and social influencers we meet. And let’s face it, some of these folks are just smashing it. Our Trailblazers session is all about these influencers sharing their insights into how they have forged a new path…and how you can […]

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Food Round-up: Say Cheese!

We’re in August. Can you actually believe it?! I don’t know where the Summer Holidays have gone. Seven weeks have flown by so fast. We kicked proceedings off with a family holiday in Italy, a fortnight on a campsite on the shores of Lake Garda. Stunning scenery, plenty of watersports to keep my teens occupied […]

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#BML17: Toby & Roo speaking on Instagram & Stories

We’re pleased to announce another fabulous #BML17 speaker on our session on Instagram and Instagram Stories. Harriet Shearsmith is the blogger behind Toby & Roo, a parenting and lifestyle blog that aims to share the wins and woes of parenting. Her passion is Instagram and, with the help of her 3 kids, long-suffering husband and one […]

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Travel Round-up: Favourite family travel posts

Hello, I’m Gretta and my blog is Mums do travel. I’m delighted to be taking over from the lovely Trish as editor of the monthly BritMums travel round-up. I’m sure you’ll all agree that Trish has done a fantastic job for the last five years – thank you Trish for all of the support that […]

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#BML17: Trailblazers with Emily Leary

We’re delighted to announce that Emily Leary of A Mummy Too is speaking at BritMums Live 2017 on the exciting Trailblazers panel. The panel highlights social influencers that are the first in their category, innovating and forging new paths, demonstrating how blogging, social media and business can develop and expand. Emily Leary is a writer and presenter, as […]

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Teens & Tweens Round-up: The end of the beginning?

Oh what a sentimental time of year this is! The frantic pace of school life reaches ridiculous heights in July as the end of the school year approaches. Parents of kids in Years 13, 11 and 6 are feeling the strain. If you have kids in a combination of these you have dealt with school […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: New beginnings & making friends

Hello and welcome to the Round-up for August! I keep getting choked up! My daughter and youngest child is starting school in a few short weeks.   We’ve been busy running around buying her uniform (she doesn’t like shirts because they’re too high on her neck) and with every bit of uniform tried on and […]

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#BML17: How to use Google Analytics

You asked for it, you got it! We’re pleased to announced our Understanding Google Analytics session for #BML17, our annual blogging conference, held on 30th September in 2017. The Google Analytics Session You’ve told us that one of the things you want to learn is how to navigate Google Analytics and actually translate the numbers […]

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Family days out on London’s South Bank

One of the perks of being a BritMums editor is occasionally being invited to some awesome events as their representative, and I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to go along to a really fun press trip, courtesy of South Bank London to promote #SouthBankDreams – South Bank London’s summer family days out for […]

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Pinterest Round-up: Pinterest boards

Welcome back to the monthly Pinterest round-up.  It has been a busy month for us, as we have moved from Germany back to the UK.  We are surrounded by boxes but happy to have the move over and done with and Pinterest has certainly been a saving grace for me as we redecorate and sort […]

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Book Round-up: Holiday books, summer trips, activities & reads

Welcome to August’s Books Round-up, I hope the summer holidays are treating you well? I am hoping it brings with it a bit more sunshine than we have seen so far personally! I have however managed to fit in quite a few books, which is always a good thing and have as of this month, […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: School’s out!

The School Doors Are Closed For Summer. This of course opens a whole new world of opportunity for those of us with children.  No longer a slave to the school drop-off routine. It’s time for us to pop on the kettle, (and where work allows) to forget the time and let the weather set our […]

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LOL Round-up: Your summer reading list sorted

Picture the scene… Sun lounger by the pool, sex on the beach cocktail being shaken for you by the rather tasty waiter, and you are ready to get lost in a good book.  But before you’ve read the first page the kids start begging you for ice cream, your mind wonders to when you last […]

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