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6 family day trips from Barcelona

I few months ago I travelled around Costa Barcelona, the area in Barcelona province near the city, to discover the fabulous getaways that are within easy reach via a day trip. When you venture a bit outside the city, you can take in a multitude of experiences that suit families particularly well because of the […]

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Teen and tween Round-up: Year 6, year 7 and beyond

The summer holidays are well and truly upon us, with many teens and tweens moving on to the next stage of their education. The summer is a time to relax, to look forward and to reflect. When Chasing Dragonflies’ younger daughter had the ‘period talk’ at the end of primary school, it brought back some […]

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Newbie Tuesday Round-up: summer reads

It’s summer, which means that half the people who read you online are currently offline, and you’re wondering where your stats have gone. For those doing their first summer break with blog – don’t panic! They will all be back. But in the meantime, if you’re going to write, make it short, and make it […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours

I must apologise. I completely, totally and utterly forgot to do My Best Post of the Week last week. There was me saying the previous week that I was going to take it easy and chill out a bit. I was going to spend more time with the children and ‘make memories’ with them but […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-Up – Happy Holidays

How glorious has the weather been these past few weeks? What a wonderful start to the kid’s school summer holidays. Even though we have had a few thunderstorms, overall the weather has been lovely hasn’t it, meaning lots of  fun in the great outdoors. The park, the beach, the countryside or even the city, being […]

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The underrated summertime moment

There are so many great things about summer holidays — experiencing bona fide sunny days in the park, watching endless reruns of Buffy the Vampire Slayer — but one of the little things I really enjoy as a summertime activity is no activity at all. It’s just breakfast with my daughter. We can get up […]

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Review Round-up: What a Come-back!

Wow, what an amazing comeback for the BritMums Reviews round-up! Thank you to everyone who submitted a review to share. Between checking out your reviews and staying super-busy with reviews of all sorts over on Kiddy Reviews, I feel I may have neglected my husband somewhat this month! Anyone reviewing anything to help keep on top […]

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France with kids: Try a mobile home!

Let’s face it: holidays abroad with families can be expensive. Between the cost of travel itself, accommodation and eating out – the Euros can quickly add up. Camping is not really my cup of tea – there is too much kit to bring. However, a mobile home  – where you have real beds, gas, electrics […]

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Review: The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas

Our book club editor Jacqueline Steward reviews The Three Lives of Dylan Thomas, the new book from Hilly Janes, who is a seasoned journalist and friend of BritMums. The book, about the poet Dylan Thomas, is timed to coincide with and celebrate the centenary of his birth this year. Reading The Three Lives of Dylan […]

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Single Parent Round-up: Super Positives All Round!

Welcome to July’s Single Parent Round-up… are you loving the sunshine still? Glasgow Mummy has been ticking things off her “35 by 35 list” – a great idea I think I might have to copy… I’m not sure I’m likely to speak to a famous person any time soon though. I loved the photos in […]

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Adoption & Fostering Round-up

Hello, thanks for stopping by to check out the BritMums Adoption & Fostering Round-Up. How is your summer going? Hot where you are? It’s super hot here at the moment, and we’ve been making the most of the sun by heading into the garden and to the beach. To celebrate summer and provide some inspiration for fun […]

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Health Round-up: The Summer Holiday Edition

Welcome to July’s health round-up and I hope that you are all enjoying the lovely weather and managing to stay fit and healthy in spite of the heat.  I have some very interesting and diverse posts for you this month. My first post is from Aly at Bug Bird Bee where she talks about her […]

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Can travel cure heartbreak and manage anger?

Sarah Tucker, an award-winning travel journalist, novelist, producer and broadcaster, writes about emotional benefits of travel. In addition to her other books, including Have Baby Will Travel and Have Toddler Will Travel, her most recent book is all about the deeper meaning we can get from travel. Valuing the best of other cultures through travel […]

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Should I get a divorce?

Should I get a divorce? How to know if your relationship can be saved Whether you’ve been married a short time or for many years, divorce is a life changing, stressful experience and you want to be sure before you take the decision to split up with your partner. How do you know for sure? Only […]

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