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Current Affairs Round-up: Responses to the EU referendum result

Sometimes it can be hard to find enough posts for my round-up. Politics isn’t always at the top of the list of things to write about for those with busy lives and young families. Not this time though, this time I could probably fill several round-ups just with posts from the last 4 or 5 […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Celebrating our treasures

St George’s Day was at the end of last month. I spotted a few posts dedicated to the love of English culture, including this one by Penny on Wayfair, and was inspired: why not dedicate this month’s arts & culture round-up to England, and its treasures? A traditional way to celebrate the arrival of warmer […]

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Travel round-up: Bloggers at home & abroad

There are always so many excellent travel posts from the BritMums community and beyond that it’s difficult to choose only a small number for my monthly round-up. I try, as often as I can, to abandon a theme and share a larger number of posts from the UK and overseas, from budget days out to […]

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Politics Round-up; Have Your Say

With the election just a couple of weeks off politics is on the agenda everywhere you look at the moment. Are you getting hot under the collar or just plain bored? Have any of the parties said what you want to hear or are you still unsure who to vote for or even if you […]

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Blog Giveaways Round-Up: Easter fun and frolics

Goodness, where does time go – still feels like I was looking at the giveaways that would give us awesome Christmas presents, and now I am being confronted with loads of chocolate instead! This month, we are starting off with some of those great chocolate and Easter themed giveaways, and then sprinting into some of […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: It’s behind you!

Wow. December and January have been the busiest months for blogging about the arts. Tons of you have managed to fit in trips to the theatre, cinema and museums. I’ve read so many posts about these Christmas treats, that I’m already dying for next year to come around…. First up, it’s Panto. What would Yuletide […]

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Politics Round-up: A no, payment cards & MPs behaving sadly

I left you last month with a feeling that Scotland was going to vote Yes. This was purely based on the fact that in my little corner of the blogging world YES was the resounding theme. As you will all know, the answer given by Scotland to the question of independence was NO. I was […]

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Travel Round-up: Summer holiday special

It’s August so it must be time for another bumper travel round-up. There are lots of bloggers out there posting about their summer holidays so I have tried to include as many as possible to give you lots of inspiration for your future travel plans. I have, for your delight, a couple of yurts, Butlins’ breaks and […]

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Beauty Round-up: July Melancholy

July always feels quite melancholic to me. I am not sure if it’s because of the holidays or because of the summer showers but something makes me love and feel in love, every single july. I love a good walk after a summer rain even if it’s still slightly raining I don’t mind it, walking […]

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Mental Health Round-up: Acceptance & perceptions

We’re somehow racing towards the end of June and OMFG it’s the summer holidays soon and I still can’t make these shorts fit and it’s sports day tomorrow and woodlice keep eating my strawberries in the garden and and and… Pfff. Summer’s nice I suppose. In a vague, distant “I think I ought to look as […]

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Team Honk needs YOU!

  Drum roll please… We are really excited to announce that the award-winning, fun-raising phenomenon commonly known as TEAM HONK is officially back for 2014. All you people who made Team Honk rock so much last year and all you who fancy some fun this year. We’re so grateful to BritMums for giving us the […]

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Travel Round-up: In it for the long haul

Is travelling long haul with young children something you would consider doing? I must admit, we only took short haul flights with our son until he was much older but many families happily travel long distances and know how to make the trip as stress-free as possible. I learned more about best way to plan […]

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Good Reads: Twerking, Walmart and the Saatchi Bill

So how was your summer? Did you go anywhere nice? Are you glad the children are back at school? Did I miss any crucial hairdresser-style questions? No, good. So get the kettle on, quickly whilst no-one is looking. I’ll dig out the secret stash of biscuits and we can have a good old catch up. […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Beach Bums

Summer is nearly over and the kids are back at school, so I think it’s time to look back at some of the great fun you lot have been having and it seems many of you have been making the most of the sun, sea and sand this summer. Over at Typecast the sea and its […]

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Newbie round-up: New blogs on money, desire and loss…

It’s that time of the month again – time to give the kids the ipad put the kettle on and sit down to browse the best of the latest new blogs on BritMums. September’s new blogs It’s expensive having children, isn’t it? Not only the cost of everything they need, and everything they do, but […]

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Travel Round-up: Summer hols

A couple of times a year, instead of choosing half a dozen travel posts to highlight, I throw the round-up open to everyone and compile a list of blog posts you would like me to mention. It’s a great way for readers to find lots of suggestions for day trips in the UK to far-flung […]

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Good Reads: Mistakes, divorce and Mars Bar moose

The weeks are sailing by aren’t they? OK maybe not sailing but certainly chugging along with determination. The whole world has been wrapped in the the New Royal Baby bubble for several weeks and I bet you’d be delighted to have a little distraction, yes? If so, settle down, shove the children in front on […]

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Good Reads: School hols, not being perfect and being fat

The School Holidays have arrived in the house of Domestic Goddessery. I am a little nervous of all those weeks stretching ahead of me when I have nothing but two weeks in sunny Norway planned. The summer holidays, though an awesome and magical time in the life of a child do nothing but fill me […]

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