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BritMums ranks 17th in Cision Top 50 UK blogs!

What a way to end 2014! An email from Cision HQ, the global media provider, informing us that our much loved BritMums blog is number 17 in the Top 50 UK Blogs. Whoop, whoop, whoop! Firstly, thank you to all of our contributors who month after month scout the BritMums community and beyond and return with […]

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December’s Video Round-up: It’s #Vlogmas!

We made it to December! With Christmas just around the corner, and plenty of school plays to attend and parties to go to, you have all been very busy this month so thank you to the hardcore dedicated vloggers who sent in submissions for the round-up this month! As YouTube vloggers have embraced #Vlogmas, I […]

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Craft Round-up: Cardboard Boxes

Welcome back to another crafty round up here at BritMums! Woohoo how we love love, love crafts. Last month we hopefully delighted you with some lovely Christmas crafts to inspire you and the children to get crafty. This month, although Christmas is still around the corner, we are moving on to Cardboard Boxes! Not because […]

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Politics Round-up: Homeless or hungry at Christmas

Hello and festive greetings to you all. Christmas is a wonderful time of year, but for many it is also a huge struggle as they attempt to manage to celebrate with their children in temporary accommodation or cannot find the money to stock the food cupboards – so I would like to start this round-up […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Growing up

Well the festive season is almost upon us. Will you be worrying about your teenager’s alcohol consumption and what they might be getting up to at those Christmas parties? Or will you just be struggling to get your big kids out of bed over the school holidays? Here’s what our teens and tween have been […]

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Tinkerbell & Legend of the NeverBeast: Reviews & lessons

At our recent Twitter party — in conjunction with the UK release of Tinkerbell and the Legend of the NeverBeast — we talked about the film’s key themes, including not judging people by their appearance, the importance of nature and learning how to care for animals. How can we encourage our children to learn such […]

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My Best Post of The Week >> Add yours!

I am so in the festive mood right now I could explode into a shower of glitter and fairy dust. We had our school Christmas play this week and it never fails to bring a tear to my eye as I watch my little ones sing, clap and just be so cute. We didn’t get […]

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Will your micro business be a digital mess in 2015?

If you sell digital products, and you haven’t heard about #VATMOSS (or #VATMESS as some are calling it), then you are either so incredibly busy you haven’t had time to come up for air, or you’ve been holidaying somewhere in deepest, darkest Africa. If the answer is that you haven’t, it’s definitely time you caught up! […]

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Health Round-up: Drink awareness, PND and a better you

There is a definite chill in the air and I don’t know about you but along with my festive shopping, I am restocking the medicine cabinet too, so that I am ready for the coughs, colds and other bugs that usually take hold at this time of year. There have been lots of interesting blog […]

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Naked Village: A naturist blogger bares all

BritMum Emma James, an active public naturist since 2011 and member of Diogenes Sun Club in Chalfont St Peter and Spielplatz Naturist Club in St Albans, took part in the Naked Village, a documentary about naturism due to be screened on Thursday 11 December at 9pm on More4.  Nude Recollections from the Naked Village “What […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-Up – A Winters Tale

Brr, winter has finally arrived and as I sit here in front of a warm, cosy fire warming my hands on a hot cup of cocoa, I glance out of the window and put off that trip to the supermarket. I would much rather be inside reading all your lovely winter blog posts. I’ll kick […]

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Honest Mum’s top 5 Christmas kids films

I love a festive film, it really warms the cockles and heralds the start of Christmas for this family, be it on the big screen or curled up on the sofa, the fire blazing, a hot chocolate in hand… This year, I can’t wait to share classic Christmas films with my 4, nearly 5 year […]

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Christmas Foodie Round-up: Spiced cider baked ham, pickled roast veggies and chilli jam

Be prepared to loosen your belts a little, this round-up is about as big and indulgent as you might imagine a Christmas round-up to be! I am going to jump straight in, so I’ll start with the savoury, with Taming Twins Spiced Cider Baked Ham, it wouldn’t be Christmas in our house without one! Mari’s […]

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Dad blogger Round-up: No Christmas spirit

This month’s dad blog round up is not what I planned. I was going to trawl the Internet for blog posts all about Christmas. To my surprise, I struggled to find any. For whatever reason, us dad bloggers just don’t seem to be in the Christmas spirit yet! In the absence of Christmas-themed blogs, here […]

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My Best post of The Week >> Add yours!

Please make it stop! I have been running around in circles all week technical glitch circles and it’s really doing my head in. Computer says no, my brain says no and I wish, I wish I knew how to put it all right in one swish of a wand. New year’s resolution, to become more […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: What’s in your Christmas stocking?

Sigh….I’ve been thinking a lot about Benedict Cumberbatch recently. Those leonine good looks, that well-balanced voice, his piercing, intelligent eyes….since hearing him dramatise Kafka’s Metamorphosis on Radio 4, he’s been on my Christmas stocking wish-list. Imagine waking up on Christmas Day, to find him at the foot of your bed, reciting Shakespeare’s sonnets……. Perhaps there […]

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How to create and what to put on your blog’s homepage

You all know that a blog contains posts. That’s what it’s mainly for. And magically they appear on your blog’s first page in all their glory! But, what if you wanted to treat your blog as a website, and have a front page that was different from the post listings page? (This will only be […]

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Linky: Christmas Meet-up at the Imperial War Museum

It was cold outside, there was Christmas cheer inside and we heard there were even a few flakes of snow — that was how the BritMums Christmas Meet-up was this week, when BritMums bloggers met up in London to celebrate the holidays. A group of bloggers marked the start of the festive season at our […]

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