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Under 30s Parents Round-up: Parenthood is better with friends

Last month I read a beautifully written post by Kaye (Hello Archie & Blue) titled, To My Friends Without Kids. I’m sorry. I’m sorry it’s been 6 months since I last messaged you. I’m sorry I missed the hen do’s and the housewarmings and the birthday parties. Here’s the thing. I know, I know, you’re […]

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10 Reasons to attend BritMums Live by Honest Mum

Taken at BritMums Live 2014 with Mirka of All Baby Advice & Fitness 4 Mamas I love, love, love BritMums Live, I’ve written about it ever since I started blogging back in 2010, because it has, and always will have, a very special place in my heart. You see I was a finalist in the […]

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What fairness means to us, as parents & customers

“It’s not fair, it’s not fair,” is a phrase we hear a lot as parents, acknowledges Julie-Ann at Supermummy. Children are exquisitely attuned to the issue of unfairness. We certainly don’t want to see it in our dealings with adult life and our bank. “My Granny used to say treat everyone the way you would […]

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Dad round up – rites of passage

Go on, admit it; you loved spending time with the kids over the summer holidays. It was, nonetheless, time for them to go back to school wasn’t it? I know I’m not the only one to feel this way. I’ve seen loads of blog posts from mums and dads who are either relaxing or spring […]

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The importance of getting readers to comment on your blog

This is a hot subject in the blogosphere at the moment, ever since Copyblogger announced they were closing comments on their blog and moving their discussions to social media. But if you are thinking of following their decision and doing the same – DON’T! This would be blogging suicide for ordinary bloggers and the practice […]

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Announcing the 2014 BiBs shortlist

We’re delighted to announce this year’s crop of shortlisted Brilliance in Blogging bloggers and social influencers. “Brilliance” means so many things. In your nominations you told us what it meant to you: super-engaged bloggers always ready with an encouraging word and advice, gorgeous sites, recipes that inspire us, commentary that gets us involved. What happens […]

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Top family travel destinations for 2014

We love going on family holidays, and planning them can be almost as fun. Every year we all hear about the latest hot destinations. We asked top BritMums family travel bloggers where they’re planning (or hoping) to go this year. Read what’s inspiring them and tell us what’s inspiring you this year. Cathy Winston, Mummy […]

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75 top tips for Christmas dinner

Stressed about preparing the perfect Christmas meal? With the Big Day just around the corner, we asked you to share the your best tips, tricks and shortcuts in our #BessieXmasTips Twitter party. The party was sponsored by Aunt Bessie’s. Aunt Bessie’s range helps mums create their perfect family Christmas dinner with ease, full of ‘roastiness’. […]

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Video: Marco Pierre White’s top Christmas turkey tips

Preparing the perfect roast turkey and Christmas dinner is a challenge even for avid cooks. To get answers, BritMums hung out with Marco Pierre White to quiz him about our most pressing issues. The hangout was sponsored by Lean on Turkey, where you can get tips and inspiration for cooking with fresh turkey, including recipes […]

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Join us: Marco talks Xmas turkey with bloggers

We’re thrilled to announce that we are going to be hanging out again with chef Marco Pierre White. This time he’ll be sharing tips on creating the perfect Christmas turkey. Several BritMums food bloggers will be chatting with Marco and posing their trickiest questions. And you can take part too by watching live on our […]

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How to get both people and search engines to read your blog

Your blog won’t have much of an existence if you don’t get any visitors, both human (your readers) and robot (the search engines) to read your blog. This is a problem for new bloggers, as it takes time to get established within the blogosphere, even for some blogging veterans who haven’t quite grasped what blogging […]

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Come to our Christmas Networking Event!

Come meet-up with BritMums this holiday season at our big end-of-year Christmas networking event! We’re gathering at Prospero House for tea, coffee and a bite on Monday 25 November 10:30 to 13:30 – it’s the perfect way to launch yourself into the festive season and catch up with blogging friends. BritMums Christmas Networking Event Monday […]

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Carnival Cruise Lines finds the UK’s Funnest Family

It must have been one of life’s more enjoyable tasks: searching for the Funnest Family in Britain. Carnival Cruise Lines has been looking for just such a family in a recent competition and now they have found them. Penny Alexander of the A Residence blog and her family have been named Britain’s Funnest Family by […]

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Newbie Tuesday Round-up: New beginnings

  I’m going to be predictable and start by telling you that I’ve just dropped my children off at school for their first day of the new school year. Although they are not new starters, they still have new beginnings – a new teacher, a new playground, a new school in GG’s case,  and so […]

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New service matching charities & bloggers

BritMums has a long-standing reputation for working well with charities. Since setting up the Charity Connections – Blogging It Forward initiative in early 2012, BritMums have Liaised with almost 100 good causes – local, national and international Promoted charitable campaigns and services on BritMums and via our social networks Highlighted the efforts of those bloggers […]

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My Best Post of The Week

It’s wonderful to see so many people joining in #MBPW and I really do hope you are trying to comment on at least two other posts to encourage commenting. What makes a good comment in your eyes? And how would you take any negative feedback? Interesting thought and I believe constructive criticism is probably one […]

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BritMums at Cybher

BritMums was among the bloggers this past weekend at Cybher. Big congratulations to Sian and the entire @CybherUK team for a great event, from the registration and the fab bags onward! It was great to see our former Cybermummy partner Sian (and BiBs finalist!) with her new endeavor and chat with old friends, as well […]

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The Benefits of a Facebook Page

Kerry Farrow from Multiple Mummy has fallen in love with Facebook all over again since creating her Fan Page on there and she now shares the benefits she has discovered with us all My Facebook experience started pre-children. I remember being the first of my friends to sign up and many of them saying at […]

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