Tag Archives | reviews

helloitsgemma

Opportunity Knocks

Last month I turned down probably one of the best opportunities I’ve been approached with as a blogger. My preference word to cover blogging trips/product reviews/working with brands etc is ‘opportunity’ I can’t bear it, when people suggest bloggers get things for ‘free’. Nothing is free. I am an influencer, with an engaged audience. I […]

Share Button
Read full story
baby with head cold

BritMums bloggers review nasal aspirator & medicine dispenser

The weather is getting colder and the winter season is on its way. It is the time when colds hit and families struggle with snuffling, sneezing and ever-flowing mucus. No parent enjoys seeing their child suffer and it is even worse if it seems there is little you can do to help. Children get cranky […]

Share Button
Read full story

5 mums review electric & plug-in hybrid cars

For an honest-to-goodness test drive, one of the best people to ask is a mum – between the school run, the weekly shop, the around-town errands, the family outings and the kids’ taxi service, they’ll put any vehicle through its paces. That’s exactly what 5 families did with a range of ultra low emission vehicles […]

Share Button
Read full story
Review round-up

Review Round-up: What a Come-back!

Wow, what an amazing comeback for the BritMums Reviews round-up! Thank you to everyone who submitted a review to share. Between checking out your reviews and staying super-busy with reviews of all sorts over on Kiddy Reviews, I feel I may have neglected my husband somewhat this month! Anyone reviewing anything to help keep on top […]

Share Button
Read full story

Frozen film review: Resistance is futile

Disney has gotten be to be Disney by creating reliable family entertainment with certain hallmarks: showstopping tunes, wholesome stories, loveable sidekicks. Two things in particular make the Disney animated feature Frozen one of the films families will watch over and over. The first is that it surprises. In Frozen, there is a twist on the […]

Share Button
Read full story
Beautiful baby pic from Crafts on Sea

Review: Dentinox eye wipes for babies

As a new parent, one of the first things we need to learn is how to keep baby clean. The eyes can be a particularly challenging area especially as tear ducts develop, while a baby is weaning or when baby is poorly. Dentinox Eye Wipes, a new product, are a sterile way to help gently […]

Share Button
Read full story

Book Club: Clare Balding’s My Animals and Other Family

Our latest BritMums Book Club read is Clare Balding’s autobiography My Animals and Other Family. BritMums cofounder Susanna Scott starts the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of good books, read […]

Share Button
Read full story
staying cool bedroom

Review: Staying Cool apartments and Birmingham for families

Thinking about a UK city break, maybe a pre-Christmas shopping expedition? Birmingham has a huge array of shops, fantastic restaurants and plenty for the family to see and do. To make the stay a little bit special, I can recommend the Staying Cool apartments, which I recently reviewed for BritMums. Reviewing the Staying Cool Apartments […]

Share Button
Read full story

Review: What kids like best at Disney World, Florida

What’s visiting Disney World like for kids? The best way to find out is ask them directly. Here, Jessica and Robert, the children of Sarah Ebner, tell us which ones to ride…and which ones to ride four times! Over to Jessica and Robert: By Jessica and Robert Ebner-Statt Our family was lucky enough to spend […]

Share Button
Read full story
Honour by elif shafak 610

Book club: Discussing “Honour”

Taking part in the BritMums Book Club with Penguin is a great way to score a free copy of new books, read along with a group of fellow bloggers and discuss what you loved (or hated) about them in the comfort of your own home. Our inaugural book is Honour by Elif Safak. Book Club […]

Share Button
Read full story

Newbie Tuesday Round-up: 2013 newsflash

  2013 newsflash: Helen, of Actually Mummy, has undergone a major headspace transformation, returning from the 2012 Christmas break unrecognisable to all those who know her. Except her children, who have emerged from the festive season wearing an expression of mild surprise… First up, let me tell you my news: I’m planning a new direction. […]

Share Button
Read full story
Reviews

Review Round-up: Twinkl, Shrek & Disneyland Paris

You might have realised there was no review round-up last month, and the reason behind it? I had to fly to the Czech Republic to be with my family as my dad was at the hospital. Anyway, I am not here to talk about that, but to present you a huge variety of review posts […]

Share Button
Read full story
Reviews

Reviews Round-up for September

It is the fourth Wednesday of the month, which means it is time to check out some interesting reviews. This time I was inspired mostly by bloggers who had left their links at my last review round-up. I have to say that most of them were completely new to me, so it was lovely browsing […]

Share Button
Read full story
Reviews

Review round-up: Hot picks for this summer!

The summer is almost over, and I hope you have been enjoying the summer holidays so far, and that you have managed to read many blog posts and also reviews. I have spent last 3 weeks in the Czech Republic with my family and friends, and we have had a fabulous time together and have […]

Share Button
Read full story
Reviews

My first BritMums Reviews Round-up!

Two weeks ago I was asked to take up the role of the Britmums Reviews round-up editor, and I gladly agreed, as writing reviews is definitely my hobby! I have been blogging at All Baby Advice for more than 3 years now, and if you are my blog’s regular reader, than you know I review […]

Share Button
Read full story
become a blogger

How to Become a Blogger video series Part 9: Reviews and Competitions

If you’d like to start reviewing products and holding competitions then this is the video for you, Erica takes you through both sectors and tells you how it’s done A collection of informative posts to keep bookmarked for future reference Improving Your Blog

Share Button
Read full story
Reviews

Review Round-up: Hello Summer

Hello all, I hope you are enjoying some sunshine where you are.  This lovely weather in the South has certainly made me smile and turned my thoughts towards all things summer.  So this month I am bringing you some reviews of beautiful products for the summer months. First up we have the stunning twins Tilly […]

Share Button
Read full story
tintin

BritMum’s Monthly Film Reviews: What’s on DVD?

May’s a great month for the movies with the fabulous Cannes Film Festival in full force-I’m often there and love the glamour, red carpet screenings and extravagant yacht parties-ooh la la indeed! However ‘with bump’ this year and not enough energy to fully appreciate it all, I opted out-promising to attend again next year- but […]

Share Button
Read full story