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Travel round-up: Summer showcase

It’s always good to have the occasional bumper round-up, sharing days out in the UK and holidays abroad. Thank you to everyone who responded to my request for your travel posts: I hope you enjoy seeing your post here on BritMums and take the chance to discover other destinations courtesy of your fellow bloggers. Next month […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up – Schools Out

Summer is well and truly here, well, most of the time when it’s not raining. The kids have broken up from school, the garden is littered with toys and day trips are scribbled on the calendar. Even though I home school I still look forward to the summer holidays and make plans as if my […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round up

Here we are again with a roundup of some of the great posts out there on fostering and adoption.  We have had a very busy July on The Adoption Social, with our second sore point’s week, this time on contact. So that nicely brings me to start with some of the excellent posts we had […]

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8 reasons to visit Alberta for a dinosaur holiday

Where do you take your little budding palaeontologists? Kids love dinosaurs and we love to feed their scientific curiosity. But sometimes you can hit a dead end: You’ve spent more weekends than you care to mention trawling for fossils on the Jurassic coast and walking around Crystal Palace Park’s lopsided models. You’ve taken your budding […]

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Don’t fear the mess! #PampersPooFace

Don’t fear the mess that comes with parenting! You know what we are talking about: ice-cream smeared faces, chocolate covered hands and dare we mention the nappy explosions that come after the famous #PampersPooFace? This may sound like very scary stuff and, as new parents, we’ve all been taken by surprise by it. But what […]

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Top 10 essentials for camping with a baby

Camping with a baby takes military-style planning. One morning you’ll wake up in scorching heat, the next it’s freezing cold. If there’s one thing camping can guarantee (apart from endless fun and giggles) it’s unreliable, ever-changing weather. So with this is mind you’ll need to pack clothes for all occasions. You also need to make everything […]

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Juvederm: Before & after facial fillers

BritMums recently did a project with Juvederm, the dermal fillers that smooth away wrinkles. As part of that project, BritMums cofounder Jennifer Howze tried it out. Here’s her experience. I always wanted to age gracefully, naturally, relishing my lines for the experience they paid testament to. In this vision of the future, I always looked […]

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Home and Design Round-up: Storage spaces, daughters’ bedroom and a blog office

Welcome to the school summer holiday edition of the Home and Design round-up.  In this post I will be coveting and featuring makeovers, a gorgeous AirBnB property to lust after, some nifty DIY and of course glorious gardens. Let me whet your appetite with this post I spotted on Kat’s blog about a recently beautiful […]

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Top tips to write a novel from author of The Doctor’s daughter

Vanessa Matthews was determined to make her dream of writing a novel come true, she had to put an action plan in place and she shares with BritMums her top tips to write a novel. Like many people, I harboured a dream of writing a novel. However, my life as a busy wife and working […]

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How your blog could help vulnerable teens

  The Children’s Society supports vulnerable children in England and Wales. Now they are looking for bloggers concerned about childen to be part of their ambassador team. Clare Bracey of the Children’s Society tells how you can get involved. Teenagers. It’s just an awkward age right? As a parent of a 17-year-old, I can testify […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post…

It occurs to me that I didn’t have that much time to play with before I took up the busy hobby of blogging. And in the days when I tried to reply to every blog comment, be active on all social media platforms, AND try and read the posts from the 100+ blogs I followed, […]

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First Aid for kids – common myths & top tips

Knowing first aid for kids is such an important thing to learn as a parent. It could just make the difference when your child has an accident. Mother of seven Afra Wilmore, a blogger at www.madmumof7.com, talks first aid and common myths. Over to Afra: First Aid Rapped Up – a campaign by British Red […]

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Swearing: For **** sake!

In the park, I get chatting to another mum, we find lots to talk about and our children are getting on. To emphasis a point I am making I swear, I am in full flow. However, I do register a slight flicker on her part, as I hold forth. Later, when I rewind the afternoon […]

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Video Round-up: Swimming, decorating and metamorphosis

Summer is finally here and it has been fantastic weather to get out and about with your video camera! Many of our featured vloggers this month have been off doing stuff and recording their days but we are inclusive… We also have indoor vlogs too!! My videos this month have been centered around home and […]

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