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Snapshot Round-up: New Year Delights

The first month of 2015 has disappeared in a flash as it so often does. What a perfect opportunity therefore to celebrate what’s been making us smile in January. This brilliant photo of Just a Normal Mummy with her ‘Wally Bubbas’ absolutely has to kick-off the Snapshot Round-up. Hard to believe this little man is now six weeks old. Mummy […]

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BritMums Live 2015: Define Your Design Workshops

Hello, beautiful! That’s the feeling we all want to have when we look at our blogs every day. This year at BritMums Live we’re delighted to announce a brand new module on the schedule that is all about good design and creating a gorgeous blog and brand. Best of all, it’s a hands-on experience, broken […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Happy Holidays

It’s that wonderful time of year when the parenting community takes a break from routine and adopts the role of magic maker. There’s nothing better than seeing the happiness of a child when they’re decorating a tree, visiting Father Christmas or relishing in Christmas Day itself. This month’s Snapshot Round-up is all about the holidays and capturing joy. Kicking us off is […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Capturing Light

We love the warm glow that Autumn brings. Even with a chilly undertone, it’s a favourite time of year for many. While the trees cling to the last of those leaves, we see the light change. The lush green fields resemble postcards and the sky brings a brightness we crave come the end of the day. […]

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Dad blogger Round-up: Getting reflective

Us dad bloggers can be a reflective bunch. Over the past few weeks I’ve seen quite a few blog posts from dads pondering deeply on various things they have done or experienced. The time of year lends itself to reflection. With all the Remembrance Day commemorations I’ve spent a lot of time explaining the complexities […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Halloween fun

Whether you’re a witch, a skeleton or a ghost, there’s a lot of fun to be had dressing up for Halloween. So many amazing characters on display this year too, from the utterly brilliant to the downright scary! There’s no denying the BritMums community loves getting into the spirit of Halloween in some way or another. This month’s Snapshot […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Embracing Autumn

There’s something magical about this time of year. Perhaps it’s the early morning mist that adds a layer of intrigue to the rising sun. Or the forest, the smell of pine so strong you can’t help but close your eyes and take a deep breath. Or fruit picking – knowing your efforts will be rewarded […]

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BritMums Live: Photography tips from Julia Boggio

Julia Boggio is a veteran of BritMums Live conferences — sharing her advice on taking gorgeous images and understanding the basics of light and composition while creating your own personal style. Even if you missed her session, you can brush up on your technique and pictures with her presentation. Julia has also photographed her share […]

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#BritMumsLive Food styling session: What to bring

We’re delighted this year to be offering a food photography and styling session with msmarmitelover and Cooksister — it will help you transform your food photographs into things of delectable beauty. We will be doing mini food photography set-ups that you can practice on in teams. You’ll get both technical and artistic advice. To make […]

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December: Join our daily photo challenge!

Enjoy photography? Want to take part in a little fun? Then join in our #SnapHappyBritMums daily photo challenge! Each day we have a new theme – all you need to do is be creative and snap away. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and your photo sharing apps. Just make sure to tag pics with #SnapHappyBritMums […]

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Creativity & Context: Sharing our Deeper Truths

We’re now 35 virtual exhibitions into the online tour of The Story of Mum, with 15 more still to come – that’s 50 virtual exhibitions! Way beyond our initial expectations. So what have mums been gaining from creating and re-telling our motherhood stories, side by side? How might our experiences help you to find and […]

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August Snap Happy BritMums << Snap, pin, tweet!

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and your photo sharing apps. Just make sure you tag your pics #SnapHappyBritMums. We’ll follow […]

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Top tips for an awesome Instagram feed

Have you ever looked at some popular Instagramers — those with thousands of followers and almost-impossible-to-achieve pictures on their stream — and left wondering how they develop their amazing style and images. On a recent Instagram walk in Cadaquès with just such an Instagramer I discovered their secret: apps. Julio Estrela (@JulioEstrela) has more than […]

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Share your pics daily: January #SnapHappyBritMums

Like taking pics? Enjoy taking part in a little fun? Join in #SnapHappyBritMums, our daily photo challenge! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be be creative and snap away! Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and an your photo sharing apps. Just make sure you tag your pics […]

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Instagram clarifies T&Cs, but is it enough?

There was an uproar this week when Instagram announced new terms and conditions that seemed to give itself the ability to sell users’ photographs and use their user profiles and likenesses. Would the company be grabbing our pictures and using them against ads or — even worse — FOR ads, without compensating us or even […]

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Photo Blog Round-up: Autumn

  The great thing about the autumn is that it makes us all want to pick up our cameras and explore our inner Ansel Adams. I have enjoyed trawling the net to see what all the mummy bloggers have been doing to celebrate the change of seasons. In fact, I did my own post about […]

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Photo Blog Round Up: Halloween

  Happy belated Halloween! There is something about having kids that really brings back your enjoyment of the holidays. I was so excited about Halloween. I wanted to make Baby the most amazing costume. I did loads of research on Pinterest and finally decided to go for a ghost baby costume, made out of tulle.  […]

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Join our daily photo challenge in October: #SnapHappyBritMums

It’s time again for another month of inspiration in the form of #SnapHappyBritMums and once again we’re looking to one of our members to create this month’s themes. May I introduce to you, Claire Toplis who is the lovely and talented blogger behind Life, Ninja Killer Cat and Everything Else. Claire is a Special Needs […]

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