Welcome to the second Britmums teen and tween round-up. Did you know that teens and tweens are just people? I know, hard to believe sometimes when you’re living with them. They’re just stuck between childhood and adulthood. One minute they’re pulling away and being all indpendent (and perhaps just a little bit grumpy), the next [...]
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BritDads are speaking up and their messages are coming through loud and clear, JallieDaddy writes at Whisky for Aftershave about his parenting of twins, work, home and headphones and shares with BritMums his views on the Jimmy Savile saga and how we can start to make changes in our own lives so this never [...]
Susanna Scott, co-founder of Brit Mums is a proud judge of Dream a Big Dream which is a new national writing competition for children aged 9 to 14 with a mission to encourage them to think big about their hopes and dreams. Organised by Kip McGrath Education Centres, it’s a great opportunity to invite your [...]
Well hello there! I’m thrilled to be writing the first BritMums literary round-up and have thoroughly enjoyed reading all the literary posts I could find from our lovely BritMums members. I started writing as an outlet when I was 14 years old, when quite accidentally my lovesick diary entry turned into a teenage angst [...]
At the BritMums #PGRaisingOlympians Twitter party, we asked parents how they celebrate children’s achievements, big and small. The party was sponsored by P&G, which has created a host of videos about athletes and their parents that say Thank You, Mum for all they do to help children achieve their dreams. Join the #PGRaisingOlympians Linky Challenge [...]
Well it is that time of the month again, yes that’s right the search for dad’s who are happily blogging away out there on the interweb. When the round-up baton was passed in my direction last month, I have to admit that there were concerns in my mind as to whether it was possible to [...]
Abigail Briggs is a midwife who has recently taken the plunge into the world of motherhood. Her blog Midwife To Mum is a unique insight into the life of a mum from both sides of the speculum, as she experiences the professional and practical sides of pregnancy, birth and life as a new mum. In [...]
Mothers have it hard. I believe in a conspiracy theory that we are all injected, at the moment of birth, with something that stops us shouting from the rooftops about just how difficult it is raising children. A friend once told me that being a mother was like climbing Machu Pichu, in blistering heat, with [...]
Seema Thobhani is director of Kidz4Mation which aims to change the lives of millions of children worldwide by giving them the best basis for a fulfilled successful life. Here, she gives tips on raising confident children: Do you think your child would be happier and more successful if they were more confident? Parents who consciously and proactively help [...]
Sarah Ebner blogs for The Times on School Gate, and has also written The Starting School Survival Guide to help parents and children who are starting school. Here she gives her expert advice on what to do in wake of the announcements about primary school places this week: If you’re the parent of a 4 [...]
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