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Mums & Tots Round-up: Fun summer activities at home

Summer is here, I cannot tell you how happy I am about that! As much as I would like to hope that we will get out and about most days, reality will mean that we will spend plenty of chilled days at home too. So, I thought it would be nice to pull together a […]

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6 ways football benefits girls, with SSE Wildcats #ad

  The Football Association have a target of doubling girls’ participation in football by 2020, focusing on girls aged 5-11. That’s an initiative that scored a goal with a group of BritMums bloggers! As part of the FA’s plan to promote girls-only football initiatives this year, more than 200 SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Club sessions […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: Preparing for a summer of fun!

Hello and welcome to the summer of fun round-up. Some of you may have already broken up and others, like us, still have just over a week to go, but it is school holiday time!! We cannot wait to be free of alarm clocks and school runs and the kids have already put together a […]

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45 tips for creating #familygoodtimes this summer #ad

How do you play games and have fun with your kids? At our #familygoodtimes Twitter chat, tweeters shared top tips on  how to create memorable experiences with your family when you need it the most i.e. during school holidays, at weekends and during mealtimes. The chat was sponsored by McDonald’s UK, which is raising awareness of […]

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Alie Street dresses the #BML17 organisers #ad

One of the best bits of preparing for the annual BritMums Live conference is picking out a great outfit — something comfortable, flattering and fun to wear. This year we’re delighted to announce that Alie Street, a sister brand to the award-winning label Tiffany Rose, is dressing the #BML17 cofounders!     The clothes are […]

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Pinterest Masterclass: Creating great traffic-driving content #BML17

At Pinterest, people come for ideas to discover, save and do. Your Pins help Pinterest fans understand what you stand for and how that fits into their lives. At #BML17, you can learn how to make great content for Pinterest that not only inspires others but drives people back to your blog. Find out how […]

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Cooking classes Hampshire: Chewton Glen’s kid-friendly Kitchen

  One of Hampshire’s premier country house hotels does cookery classes for adults and kids like no other.  The Kitchen, Chewton Glen 3 Chewton Farm Rd, Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5QL, England, UK www.chewtonglen.com/the-kitchen +44 1425 275341 In an era when chefs are TV personalities with rock-star reputations, cooking courses come camera-ready. Cookery courses in Hampshire […]

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Mums in Business Round-up : The importance of print advertising

Social media is a great free online tool which means when some guy calls you up asking you to advertise in your local rag for actual money you might gasp and think it’s incredibly expensive and not for you. You might be surprised that even in 2017 print advertising should still play a role in […]

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SEND Round-up: Play, sports and run-ins

Welcome to July’s Britmums SEND Round-up – summer is definitely here.  The good weather and longer evenings seem to be encouraging our kids to play.  Outside, Tink is having fun with a little girl at the playground.  Inside, This Mama tells how her son benefits from playing with a doll. Our lads can really engage with books […]

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Expat Round-up: Crossing continents

Hi I’m Maria Tumolo. I’m taking over the BritMums Expat Round-up from Greta Solomon. I’ve been a member of Britmums from the start of my blogging journey, back in 2011. Over the years I’ve made firm blogger friends and gained wonderful opportunities as a member of the network. For those of you who don’t know me, […]

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#15YearsofGrassRoots: Getting kids involved in football #ad

Community football is a wonderful way for girls and boys to have fun and participate in a game that promotes teamwork and participation for everyone. This summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO 2017, which kicks off on 16th July, is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the game and get the kids involved. At our #15YearsofGrassroots Twitter chat, […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: Blogging, the latest fashion?

I know I’ve not been around for very long in comparison to some of the massively established bloggers. But, even after being in this game for only just shy of 18 months, I’m seeing huge changes in 2017 on the blogging scene.  The bigger bloggers are getting even bigger and the opportunities for newcomers are […]

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Newbie Round-up: Honest storytelling

Well, hello there you lovely lot! I hope you’re all doing well? I’ve just sat down in our new house in France (still surrounded by boxes and clutter) to bring you this month’s Newbie Round-up. We’ve been here for around a week and I’m longing for everything to have a place and for our routine […]

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Little Mix ‘Salute’ England Women’s football #ad

In a video featuring their hit-single Salute, pop superstars Little Mix call for women, girls and football fans across the nation to unite and show their support for England’s Lionesses by submitting a salute on social media using #Lionesses. The singers and football fans Perrie, Jesy, Jade and Leigh-Anne are looking for recruits to drive support for […]

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Food Round-up: Barbecue

I can’t believe that we’re in July already! It’s officially Summer Holiday time at long last and I’m hoping that that will mean plenty of hazy, lazy, crazy days with an abundance of alfresco eating and drinking. The type of dining synonymous with this time of year is of course barbecue and with the help […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Spotlight: July 2017

We have an active community on Instagram called #SnapHappyBritMums and we’d love to see you there! Anyone can join in with the snap happy fun – all you need to do is see which of our monthly photo prompts relate to today’s date and take a photo to reflect that, tagging us in! You do […]

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Gardening Round-up: Is your garden summer ready?

We have had a fair bit of warm weather over the past month, I can tell because the garden has gone crazy! The grass is needing mowing much more frequently, and the weeds grow before my very eyes, our tomato and chilli plants are growing nicely, although the beans and peas are struggling with the […]

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Instagram Round-up: Features to fix up your feed

Heatwaves, Glastonbury and LOTS of political talk — June was certainly a busy month this time round wasn’t it? I’m a bit of a summer scrooge and already looking forward to the cooler autumnal months (just 4 months to get those Halloween costumes nailed guys!) but clearly the season is still in full swing as […]

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