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Health Round-up: Embarrassing bodies that shouldn’t be embarrassing, actually

Hi everyone! I hope you all had a good February? I’m loving that we’re now into Spring and the clocks are going forward soon, it’s like an instant energy boost and everyone has a bit of a mood lift when the sun shines. I usually set a theme before I start reading your submissions, but […]

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Get 24-hour Priority Booking for FREE Tennis Lessons with the LTA #ad

  Tennis inspires fitness, improves coordination and is loads of fun. With this year’s #TennisForKids programme by the Lawn Tennis Association, your 5- to 8-year-old can get FREE tennis lessons at a local club, including a racket they take home at the end! PLUS we have a special priority booking website for BritMums bloggers and […]

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Shopping Hauls Round-up: It’s called retail therapy for a reason

There’s a very good reason why shopping is often referred to as ‘retail therapy’. Psychologists have long asserted that treating yourself to something from the shops has a ‘lasting, positive impact on mood’. I’d absolutely have to concur! So when BritMums agreed to take me on as their Round-up Editor for Shopping Hauls, I was […]

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#MumHacks to create time for yourself #ad

Motherhood is about getting one step ahead and making smart decisions that save time, so we have more time to focus on what matters. That includes not just family time but time for you as well. At our #MumHacks Twitter chat, sponsored by Braun you shared the shortcuts, tips and tricks for creating more time […]

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Baking Round-up: Mother’s Day bakes

Hello and welcome to the March edition of the baking round-up. This weekend families will be celebrating mother’s day. Being a mum is hard work and tiring but the most rewarding thing ever. On mother’s day it is a time to show mums everywhere how special and appreciated they are. What better way to show […]

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#FootballMumoftheYear: Tell us your ‘football mum’ experience!

  For kids, football is about tearing around the pitch, the thrill of goals and great last-minute saves. For parents, it’s often about ferrying to matches, rummaging for the football kit, fundraising and coaching the team. These football mums help make it all happen for their football-loving kids! At our #FootballMumoftheYear Twitter Party, we want […]

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40 ideas for family getaways inspired by books

The inspiration for your next family getaway is as close as your bookshelf. All around England there are locations associated with our literary greats that make exciting holidays and days out for families and will pique interest from bookworms young and old. From Oxfordshire’s Alice in Wonderland connections, to The Famous Five’s Dorset to Jane […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Out & about

First of all thank you so much to everyone that submitted a photo this month. We had over 150 submissions from the BritMums community for this round-up. It just goes to show how much we enjoy being in the great outdoors, especially now spring is upon us. Isn’t it great seeing all the colour appearing?  Kicking […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post – Is it just me wishing my husband was dead?

The author of the post I have chosen to highlight this month cannot actually be named. The post was submitted to the Post-40 Bloggers’ category ‘Unsigned.’ This is where members submit a post they cannot easily carry (or don’t want to carry) on their own blog, and which is published by us anonymously for the […]

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Working Mums Round-up: When maternity leave is over

A really warm welcome to the first installment of the Britmums Working Mums round-up. I’m Fi, a working mum of two myself. I work in digital communications three days a week (hello flexible working!) and I also run my blog, A Mum Track Mind, as a business from home so I can certainly relate to […]

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Fitness Round-up: Motivational March

When it comes to fitness, keeping fit and healthy, many people often ask me where do I get my motivation? There is not a simple or easy answer to that. I believe that different people respond to different things. Even I do not stick to just the same routines and love getting inspired and motivated by […]

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Style Round-up: Stepping into spring

Not that I’m trying to make small talk, but haven’t we had some beautiful weather over these past few weeks? Spring is just around the corner and it feels wonderful to be able to leave my huge parka coat at home and wear my dainty pink pumps instead of my chunky winter boots. We’ve even had […]

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Mums & Tots Round-up: Preparing siblings for a baby

Introducing the idea of a new baby to a sibling can be such a worry. You don’t want to make them feel pushed out or for them to resent their little brother or sister. If this is you right now then you are not alone, in fact I have had so many conversations around the […]

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Give a meal to the hungry today with a simple Instagram photo

Give a meal to the hungry today with a simple black and white Instagram shot of your plate. Helen Neale who writes the Kiddycharts website shares information on the amazing work by The Trussell Trust and how you can help. Over to Helen… Sometimes you watch something that really changes your life. The stark reality […]

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Single Parent Round-up: Worries, lessons & time saving hacks

For the first few months since I took over the Single Parent Round-up, I have had a theme such as Christmas as a Single Parent and Divorce but for March, I wanted to feature writers that have written about the day-to-day life as a single parent or who may not have written about being a […]

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SEND Round-up: World Rare Disease Day & pushy parents

There’s been a lot going on generally over the past couple of months, including a fair amount of sickness in our household unfortunately. So I am delighted to be able to introduce you to a guest host for the round-up this month: lovely Ann from Rainbows are too beautiful. Please do pop over and visit her blog […]

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Happiness Round-up: A slice of sunshine

Hello everyone and welcome to the first ever BritMums happiness round-up post. I can’t quite believe that I am writing this… but I am! The happiness round-up is a brilliant new category that we hope will leave you beaming from ear-to-ear and itching to go grab your own slices of sunshine.   We have high […]

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Finance Round-up: A Budget for all

Last week we had the last ever Spring Budget. In the future the main Budget statement will be made in November. It was however, the first Budget for the new Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond. As usual there was a raft of new measures including one standout announcement with the increase in National Insurance […]

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