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Dad Blogger Round-up: A mixed bag

It’s felt like ages since I last had the opportunity to speak with you lot on this platform, how are you all? I’ve been having a scout around for some great content from all the Dad Bloggers on the scene to share with you. With summer well and truly gone and it being way too […]

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10 pics to make you want to visit Menorca

I was a Menorca newbie when I was invited to visit the island with 50 other bloggers, YouTubers and Instagrammers as a guest of Visit Spain. It’s a Balearic island, the weather would be warm and I’d be with a bunch of cool social influencers. Of course I was excited. It wasn’t til after I […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Celebrating the #BiBs17 finalists

Wow, we’ve just had another BML! I had serious FOMO that I couldn’t make #BML17 and in solidarity to my peers I thought the Round-up this month could have a BML twist. I’ve been through the list of blogs that made the finals of the BiB’s, and I am in awe at the sheer amount […]

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Education Round-up: Goodbye September

Welcome to the October Education Round-up! It feels a bit like the summer came and went in the blink of an eye, the school uniform prep, getting home education plans in order and the millions of ‘uniform in front of the door’ photos splattered our social media happened so quickly. We are gradually getting back […]

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Books Round-up: Halloween, autumn & great reads for children

Welcome to October’s Books Round-up, who is starting to get excited about Halloween and is it too soon to mention the ‘c’ word? I’ve finally moved house and we’re getting settled in our new place. This month I wrote about 2 books to help your child move house, if you are soon to be in […]

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#MamiatoMamia Tips for first-time mums

New parents come in all shapes, sizes and ages but one thing that unites us all is that it can be confusing, lonely, tiring and sometimes even hilarious. One of the best things to help you through is support from those who know what it’s like and on Tuesday 3 October we held our #MamiaToMamia Twitter […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: As the nights draw in

Bringing in the ’ember months and a new school year. The ’ember months are in full swing and summer is now just a hazy memory. The lazy days of the school holidays have passed by in a blur, and for some of us it has felt like The Last Summer (The Parent Poet).   Those of […]

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LOL Round-up: Kids are gross

When you become a parent nothing quite prepares you for the amount of bodily fluid about to take over your life.  Wee, poo, vomit, and snot for starters.  It will be on your floor, your walls and in your hands. It will be the topic of conversation between you and your partner so regularly it […]

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#BML17 The weekend that was

#BML17 took place at the weekend and what an amazing time we had! New venue, deep dive sessions on the topics that matter to you, great brands and of course the reason why we were all there – you the bloggers! Personally I had a brilliant time catching up with old friends and meeting new […]

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Travel Round-up: City breaks

Autumn’s a great time for a city break. The summer heat and crowds are waning and travel and accommodation costs are lower than in peak season. I love exploring a new city – this year I’ve been on trips to Kraków, Berlin and Copenhagen for the first time, and now I want to go back […]

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Teens & Tweens Round-up: Exciting times ahead

Welcome to the Autumn! I hope your Summer was full of fun and that you made loads of gorgeous memories with your teens and tweens. This is the time of year when they all seem to move a few steps away from us. Older teens depart for university and younger children move up to higher […]

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The 2017 Brilliance in Blogging winners are… #BiBs17

Every year BritMums highlights the best of parent lifestyle blogging in our Brilliance in Blogging Awards – the BiBs. It recognises the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year!  2017 has been a fantastic year for the BiBs. Thousands of votes were cast across 11 categories for a host of excellent influencers. In […]

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Gardening Round-up: Autumn is on its way

The evenings are getting darker and I am having to put the light on when my alarm goes off in the morning, which can only mean one thing, the colder weather is on it’s way, hopefully with some warm weather to keep us going! Last weekend we took out the remains of the beans and […]

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Essential reading for good SEO #BML17

A little studying goes a long way. And while we might be out of practice as social influencers, while we tend to our blogs and social media feeds, it pays to keep abreast of the latest news. Especially when it applies to important topics like SEO.  At #BML17 we are devoting not just a Deep […]

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