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Tips for being gas safe this Christmas #GasSafeXmas #ad

At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter conversation we talked about the importance of remembering to be gas safe this winter. That means looking after our gas appliances, getting them checked and being aware of the dangers of CO poisoning. The chat was sponsored by the Gas Safe Register, a great resource for safety and advice as well […]

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Food Round-up: Gingerbread

I have a bit of an infatuation with Gingerbread. More specifically Gingerbread Men. They are just SO cute and SO festive and SO tasty! They don’t actually even need to be edible as I have a large selection that hang on my Christmas tree, a few that linger on soft furnishings, there may even be clothes […]

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14 answers to your eczema & skin questions #LRPBaby #ad

Having a child with dry, sensitive skin can be a challenge — it’s not always easy to know the right thing to do to calm their itchy, angry skin. Our #LRPbaby Twitter chat was all about the best advice for managing eczema and sensitive skin in babies and children. On hand to answer some of your […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: Rounding up 2017

Another year is now almost marked off, how has 2017 treated you? In this months round-up I’ve selected a couple of yearly round-up kind of posts. I’ve been talking a fair bit about 2017 successes and targets for new year over on my blog DadvWorld. Now the monthly BritMums Dad Round-up has come around I […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Spotlight: December 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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Dealing with a full house at Christmas

Christmas can be a hectic time for us all, but what is it like for those with larger families? Our Gardening and Arts & Culture Editor Mandi Morrison is mum to a large family and here she shares her best tips for coping with Christmas! Ever since we started having children, I told extended family […]

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Expat Round-up: Christmas traditions old & new

There is no escaping Christmas whether or not you actually celebrate the holidays. As an expat, the season can be filled with pleasant nostalgia or blue melancholy. Over the years I’ve experienced both. Becky says her family always lights a special candle on Christmas Eve and say out loud the names of the people and […]

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Books Round-up: Christmas special

Welcome to December’s Books Round-up is everyone well and truly getting into the Christmas spirit now? There are so many great Christmas book posts out there this month, as well as lots of people doing some fab Christmas book advents.  Top Books for Christmas If you’re on the hunt for some Christmas books to fill […]

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#LondonCovered Map: Awesome family itineraries in London #ad

There are so many ways to explore London with children — the city so vast, the options so expansive — that the choices can seem endless. But how to navigate them all? The new London Covered interactive online map, that’s how! http://londoncovered.glhhotels.com/ The folks at GLH hotels have created the London Covered map to help […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: As Christmas draws closer

Dear Santa… It’s time to dig out those glitter pens once again. Christmas is twinkling just around the corner, so this month I’m bringing you a Christmas round-up with all the trimmings! Early December is my very favourite time of year.  Probably more than the big day itself!  I love the anticipation, the excitement, and […]

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LOL Round-up: Festive giggles

I think we have another 10 days of Christmas madness where we run round like headless chickens with to-do lists trailing in the wind behind us.  At some point we will remember where we hid little Jack’s main present from Father Christmas.  You know the one that you spent two weeks tracking down and nearly […]

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Is skiing the perfect family holiday?

  The perfect family holiday should combine, IMHO, six things: Getting there should be easy. That doesn’t mean that long-haul is out but it should be as painless as possible. It should offer a range of activities, among which every member of the family gets to do something they personally like at some point. There […]

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Travel round-up: Travel hacks

This month some very helpful bloggers have shared their top travel tips. There’s some extremely useful advice in these posts, and I’ve enjoyed reading all of them. The post which I’d like to share from my own blog this month is my family holiday planning checklist, which shows how to plan a trip independently. Thank […]

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Teens & Tweens Round-up: Learn & think

It’s quite scary that we have already reached the final round-up of 2017. It was quite an eventful year for young people. We heard some frightening statistics about teenage mental health. We read about the effects of social media on teen self-esteem, school work and exercise. Student finance was in the news and a significant […]

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