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#SnapHappyBritMums October 2016

BritMums runs a regular photo prompt challenge – #SnapHappyBritMums! We’d love you to join in with us! Each day we set a theme, and all you need to do is be creative around that theme and snap away! Save the image above as a daily reminder to refer to. Everyone is welcome – do join […]

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15 things you need to do on Facebook now

On a recent BritMums press trip we spent some quality time with Lisa Jane from Travel Loving Family; Maria Belfont from One Tiny Leap; and Cathy Winston from Mummy Travels, hearing about all their tips for running their Facebook blog pages.   These super-engaged family travel bloggers generously passed along their tips and are now […]

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Fitness Round-up: Back to school, back to your fitness routines

September is mostly marked with our children going back to school, and is also a month when many mums start getting back into their fitness routines after a long summer. I am very lucky as since having my 9-year-old Isabelle, I tend to spend the whole of summer holiday with my family in the Czech […]

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Words of wisdom we can all live by #MyWisdom

Bloggers share words of wisdom every day. At our #MyWisdom Twitter chat, sponsored by Remember a Charity, we asked you to share your messages about life to mark Remember a Charity Week.     Remember A Charity has a simple message: It wants people to remember a charity in their wills – any charity, any cause […]

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Home & Design Round-up : Autumnal inspiration & The Shining!

Blimey, you’ve all been busy with your home improvements, and sharing you interior styling ideas! It feels like a new year somehow, now the kids are back at school.  I don’t know about you but I have a little spring in my step this September, and I am making lots of plans for the coming season. […]

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#SecureKidsOnline chat: How to teach kids smart internet practices #ad

  As children head back to school, they spend more and more time online, doing homework and connecting with friends. But they can get up to things, inadvertently or on purpose, that parents need to know about. At our #SecureKidsOnline Twitter chat, we’re talking about how to teach children smart Internet practices as well as […]

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Arts & Crafts Round-up : Halloween crafts

The summer holidays have been and gone, the weather is starting to turn and the days are getting shorter. That can mean only one thing for my crafty brain … we’re heading towards Halloween Crafts time (cue, thunder, lightning and a crazy cackle!). I love Halloween and all the craftiness that comes with it. Whether it’s small […]

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How your blog could help vulnerable children & families

Blogging to raise awareness and campaign for change is something that BritMums bloggers do well. Here, Clare Bracey from The Children’s Society tells us how bloggers with an interest in finance, mental health or money issues can help vulnerable children and families… It’s well known that debt and money struggles can have a damaging impact […]

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SEND Round-up: Back to School

So it looks like autumn has finally arrived, after the briefest of Indian summers. It won’t be long before Christmas! (sorry). Last month more posts were linked up than ever before, so there’s plenty of reading material for you here. It would be lovely to see even more comments on these posts; support for those […]

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Breastfeeding Round-up: Breastfeeding toddlers

Welcome to BritMums’ 8th round-up of insightful breastfeeding blogs. I have no doubt that you’ll enjoy reading these blogs, especially if you’re breastfeeding or ‘planning’ to breastfeed a toddler, during pregnancy, or tandem nurse. After struggling so hard to make breastfeeding work, I especially find it surprising when different people ask when I plan to […]

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Exploring Costa Barcelona for family travel

Tapas. Wine. Culture. All travellers to Barcelona know they can expect these things when they arrive in the city. But the capital of the Catalunya is also a fantastic jumping-off point to the rest of the region and what it has to offer families.  BritMums is going with a group of bloggers to Costa Barcelona (as the […]

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Family travel: 8 great geekcations around the world

Travel writer Mark Frary takes us through 8 great geekcations to take with kids around the world… I’ll admit it – I’m a bit of a geek. I studied astrophysics at university and old habits die hard. When it comes to holidays, I’m always keen to add an educational angle, particularly if there’s a bit of science […]

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Video Round-up: Holidays, back to school & how NOT to vlog!

Hi! I’m super thrilled to become part of the team of Britmums Round-Up Editors. Thank you so much for having me and to Lisa for letting me jump straight in and join her! I’m new to vlogging but have surprised myself with how much I’m enjoying it – heaps of enthusiasm at the moment and […]

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Review: The 5* luxury spa experience for families at Elounda Resort, Crete

Kids and spa aren’t usually two words you associate with each other, but at the Elounda resort in Crete, your children can experience the Six Senses Kids package while you soak up the sun or have some spa time of your own. Nestled between the Bay of Mirabello and olive grove covered hills, Elounda is […]

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Pets Round-up: Summer holidays

Well it’s been a busy time over the summer for our pet-friends – so much so that I had to miss August’s post, sorry about that! Kate over at Family Fever is looking at dog-friendly holidays and what to look for to choose the perfect one. But it’s not always possible to take your pooch […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: A summer of fun

Hello and a warm welcome back to the Family Days Out Round-Up. Apologies if you missed us in August but I had so few submissions to the round-up that I thought it would be best to wait until we had all gathered our thoughts, got the kids back to school and breathed a sigh of […]

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#BloggersBeatingCancer How you can help

Blogger Emma from Island Living 365 turned the loss of losing a loved one into something positive, inspiring her and Mumzilla to create #BloggersBeatingCancer, a virtual coffee morning to raise money. Here she shares her story… Cancer. A word that none of us want to hear. It has been estimated that 9 million people died […]

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How to make your blog more attractive to your ideal reader

Have you really considered how to modify your blog to suit your ideal reader? It’s very easy get stuck into your writing and forget who you are supposed to be writing for. Especially if you write for yourself as therapy or to get things off your chest.  However, it is important to rise to the surface now […]

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