Every year video becomes more important and a more essential part of every blogger’s toolbag. This year at BritMums, our resident video expert — the extremely affable Nigel Camp of The Video Effect — gave a two-part session about shooting and editing video, incorporating elements of storytelling. Check out his presentation and also click through […]
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Welcome to the April video round-up where vloggers have been out and about this month enjoying the longer days and dreaming of taking everything off, draping on a sun lounger and letting the hot summer sun bake over their bodies! Oh wait! That’s just me getting ahead of myself! Spring has certainly sprung and I’m […]
This is quite literally the ‘Mother’ of all video round-ups! Not only have we had the most video submissions this month since I started writing these updates, but our theme for March is Mother, Mum, Mummy, Mama, Mom, Mam, whatever your word for it- this one’s about us. Mother’s Day in the UK comes at […]
Well it is 2014 and I don’t know about you but for me, January is in full swing! My family and I had an amazing Christmas and New Year. We went on a cruise over Christmas that took us from New York to the Bahamas and back again, then we stayed in New York to […]
Another year and if anything is certain, it will be a year when social media and blogging will evolve and develop in ways that impact how we blog and how people read, communicate and share information. Here’s our 14 predictions for 2014. 1. Everyone will be a social influencer. OK, that’s a bit of an […]
The video round-up has been AWOL for several months but now I’m happy to tell you that it is going once again, with a new Editor… me! I’ve picked up the baton to bring you some fab vlogs from BritMums members each month so this is my first round-up but the last one of 2013! […]
Preparing the perfect roast turkey and Christmas dinner is a challenge even for avid cooks. To get answers, BritMums hung out with Marco Pierre White to quiz him about our most pressing issues. The hangout was sponsored by Lean on Turkey, where you can get tips and inspiration for cooking with fresh turkey, including recipes […]
Get ahead on your Christmas wrapping and create fun, inspired and beautiful presents, from kids crafts to modern minimalism, with strategies and ideas from these fabulous BritMums bloggers (be sure to circle them on G+ to keep up with all their ideas!): Helen Neale of Kiddy Charts gives tips on managing your wrapping before and […]
Now’s the moment. This is the time when you can enjoy pre-Christmas activities with the family and actually get ahead of the game. We brought together 5 creative bloggers to tell us their top mum tips and creative projects that getting their families into the Christmas spirit. Watch the video to discover: an easy-to-make ornament […]
When Damian Barr’s memoir Maggie & Me came out, it couldn’t have had more serendipitous timing. His story of the growing up amid hardships during the Thatcher years came out at the moment the Iron Lady died. Maggie O’Farrell called the book a “work of stealthy genius”; Diana Athill said, “It grips from beginning to […]
I had amazing time at BritMums, as I hope you did too if you were there. In terms of video evidence, mine was lacking, I had every intention of making a video, but I was just too busy chatting! The wonderful, talented Geek Mummy won the video category this year at the BritMums Brilliance in […]
I was chatting to Mari, Britmums editor about how Britmums members are using video. It struck me that while we may not vlog as loudly and to camera, as dedicated YouTubers do, but, as a community, we do make a lot of use of video. More and more I am seeing videos embedded within posts, […]
Wrapping gifts doesn’t have to be stressful, wasteful or expensive. We hung out with Maggy from Red Ted Art and learned all her tricks for beautiful and easy gift wrapping that also gets the kids involved! Watch it now!
What’s your dream Christmas gift or moment? Create your own version of “12 days of Christmas” and you could end up a star of Toyota’s very first Christmas musical! It’s easy and fun: Just film yourself, your children, family and/or friends singing a spoof version of the traditional carol “12 days of Christmas”. It’s a chance […]
Hope this find you well. I’ve just been mesmerised watching a video of my five month old nephew‘s first train ride, you know when their eyes go back and forth as they watch the world go by out the window, very funny. He lives a way away and I miss him so much, but […]
Lights, Camera, ACTION!!!! That’s right…the BritMums Live! Highlight Video is on air and ready for your viewing pleasure all courtesy of the amazingly brilliant Vicki Psarias-Broadbent, also known as Honest Mum. In addition to walking miles around the Brewery along with her handy and handsome assistant/husband to record every smile, tweet, text and cuddle that […]
We’re moving firmly into Autumn territory, some of us more reluctantly than others, and this month’s video round up reflects that. I spent ages making a longer video of our adventures at Camp Bestival this summer, but it was this 30 second capture, caught in a queue for the toilets (very short queue […]
So how was it for you you? Summer? Long, hot and sizzling? Or was it over in a flash? Did you keep up with your blog, or take a well earned holiday from blogging? I didn’t, I meant to, but it didn’t happen. Did you manage catch some memories on video? My husband kept […]
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