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Revealed: the most approved method for guest blogging

Have you ever read another blog and noticed that they contain guest blogs? And have you looked at the quality of the guest posts and thought “I can do better than that!”? Well, why don’t you? Guest blogging is a great way of expanding the reach of your writing to a much larger audience.  You piggy-back […]

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Co-sleeping: What’s your opinion?

Where do you stand on the co-sleeping debate? Kayleigh Houghton blogs at Because I said so and tells BritMums about her eureka moment when she decided to follow her heart and not what she’d been told was acceptable in regards to co sleeping.   I really believed in my previous life (as a non-parent) that […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums September 2015

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! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Go crazy on your blog, Twitter and  your photo sharing […]

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Book Club: Abi Ross’s Hippy Dinners

Our latest book is “Hippy Dinners”, by Abi Ross. Book Club hostess Jacqueline Steward, who blogs at Best and Beyond, starts us off on the discussion below. Read what she thought about the book and join in. Laughing out loud is always a good sign when reading biographies and Hippy Dinners managed to make me laugh […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post…

At Post-40 Bloggers we pride ourselves on being an eclectic, smart, funny, insightful, opinionated and generally colourful bunch of people. A group of people who write and blog authentically; defying stereotypes about who we are and what people assume people over 40 will be talking about. That said, we are undoubtedly at that time of […]

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In the comment box

Do you remember the first comment on your blog? The apprehension of clicking publish, the slight horror and what you’ve just done and then the waiting. What if no one reads it… Someone does read it and they leave a comment (and they are not related to you). A positive comment and your heart sings. […]

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Tree top adventures: ‘I wanna be like you-ou-ou!’

Want to really show the kids a good time this summer, or even autumn for that matter? Well book them in to a Tree Top Junior session like I did. I organised the twins 7th birthday this year at Go Ape, a group of pretty little princesses who are so fixed on Frozen and tiaras […]

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SEND Round-up: Parenting challenges and Different Lives

This month brought several posts highlighting the differences which living with children with additional needs can bring. Jane from Our Little Escapades talked about Ethan’s First Parent Evening and how that differed from what she’d have expected at a mainstream school. Tracey experienced feelings that I’m guessing most of us have had when trying a day out, but ended up […]

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39 things we love about British Weather

The British love to talk about the weather. We asked you to share your stories and pictures at the @BritMums recent #BritishWeatherWatch Twitter Party. The party was sponsored by the Met Office, and now, with the Met Office Weather Observations Website (WOW), we can really do something to get kids involved with the weather, help […]

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Snapshot round-up | Summer holidays

There’s such a fantastic vibe within the parenting community at this time of year. The end of the school term marks start of some serious fun whether it be at home, around the UK or abroad. It’s always great to see what everyone is up to and this time is no exception.  Kicking off this month’s snapshot round-up is […]

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What makes the perfect holiday?

Hello everyone *stretches arms and smiles lazily* I’m back! Back from a two week complete switch off and if I am totally honest I’m struggling to leave this newfound state of pure relax that I have become accustomed too. I want it to continue and last forever I like it so much. No television and […]

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Poetry and Prose Roundup – lazy days

It’s August! Summer holidays are here – hooray! Or perhaps that should be, “Argh – summer holidays are here!” But whether you’re enjoying frolicking in the sun with your little ones, off exploring the world or are staring out at the rain wondering how on earth you’re going to keep everyone entertained and happy till […]

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BritMums Live 2015 in pictures

BritMums Live, the biggest, best blogging and social media event in the UK, takes place every year with the most influential bloggers, speakers and brands in attendance. The conference features the annual Brilliance in Blogging (BiB) Awards ceremony, the BiBs party, the emotional Bloggers’ Keynote, creative and technical workshops, plus networking. Every year we reunite […]

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How seriously should you treat your blog stats?

Oooh, this is dangerous statement! Are you part of the vanguard that probably check their blog stats every five minutes? Or are you placed at the other end of the scale because you don’t even know where to look?! Or would you much rather place yourself somewhere in between? But before I give you a very […]

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Newbie Tuesday roundup: Worry

Welcome to this month’s pick of the best new parenting blogs. Worry is a theme which comes up again and again in blog posts about raising children, and I’ve found some brilliant posts recently that most parents will identify with. Luckily, I’ve also found some tips to help you keep it together, and something to make […]

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#BritishWeatherWatch Twitter party: Talk about weather & win prizes!

As Brits we love to talk about the weather. And understanding the weather is important for our kids. Now, we can learn more about it, keep them entertained over the summer and send real weather updates right to the Met Office experts! And we’ll be hosting our very own #BritishWeatherWatch Twitter party so you can […]

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Travel round-up: Summer showcase

It’s always good to have the occasional bumper round-up, sharing days out in the UK and holidays abroad. Thank you to everyone who responded to my request for your travel posts: I hope you enjoy seeing your post here on BritMums and take the chance to discover other destinations courtesy of your fellow bloggers. Next month […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up – Schools Out

Summer is well and truly here, well, most of the time when it’s not raining. The kids have broken up from school, the garden is littered with toys and day trips are scribbled on the calendar. Even though I home school I still look forward to the summer holidays and make plans as if my […]

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