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Rants Round-up: Pay gap problems

Hello and welcome to April’s Rants Round-Up. It’s been busy here with the Easter holidays but despite my moaning last month, it actually went quite well. There weren’t half as many tantrums and melt downs as I anticipated! Feminism and women’s rights are big social issues and discussions at the moment.  From Anna Whitehouse’s #FlexAppeal […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: April Adventures

Hello and welcome to April’s family days out round-up, which features all the fun from the Easter holidays. Sadly the weather didn’t play ball for many of us around the country, with wind, rain and even snow but it looks like everyone made the best of it with lots of fun days out with all […]

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Shopping Hauls: It’s all change for spring

I’m a summer girl through and through, so when spring finally arrives, I rejoice by changing up my style – that’s my clothes style, my homeware style and even my beauty style. The changing season presents the opportunity to go shopping! Department stores and High Street shops bring in their new clobber and wares, creating […]

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SEND Round-up: Awareness & acceptance

It’s been a busy month for SEND Bloggers. If nothing else, we’ve had the Easter break and that can be challenging for many of us as routines are changed or we try to get out somewhere. Not that the weather has been on board much for that! And in some cases, that’s down to a […]

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Finance Round-up: Spring clean

It may not seem that April is a spring month weather wise but I think it is getting there this year! Finance wise with the start of the new tax year it is a great opportunity to spruce up your money situation. April is a month when so many things go up in cost and […]

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How to use My Cloud Home for your family memories

These days we take more pictures and videos of family life than ever, but ironically share, view, print and experience them as a family less and less. The memories sit unviewed and practically forgotten on our phones, tablets, computers or camera memory sticks by the hundreds or even thousands. Our personal tally, last we looked, […]

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Bumps & Babies Round-up: Newborn advice

I’ll let you in on a secret; I wrote this round-up early as I knew that I’d have a newborn to be dealing with once the publish date rolled around! In fact, shortly after submitting March’s round-up, I discovered that my C-section date needed to be brought forward by two weeks! So, I thought I’d […]

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Arts & Crafts Round-up: Nature crafts

We’ve reached that time of year where the weather, fingers crossed, seems to be improving and hopefully we’ll all get to spend a bit more time in the great outdoors. It got me thinking about what sort of activities I could do with my kids whilst we’re outside, so I started searching for some nature […]

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#TogetherWeCan Twitter chat: Celebrating women’s and girl’s football & positive change #SSEWomensFACup #ad

Women’s football is more full of passion, fun and excitement than ever – and our #TogetherWeCan Twitter chat is all about celebrating this, about how football inspires positive change for girls on the field, at the stadium, in the workplace and at school. Join the chat to share your experiences and tips for celebrating women […]

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Mums & Tots Round-up: Outdoor fun whatever the weather

Ok, so apparently the warm weather is about to arrive. I mean it has to come now, right? We’ve had enough of winter already!  One of the things I look forward to in April and May is the fact that I can throw open all of the windows and doors, let the fresh air in […]

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Food Round-up: Recipes with spring greens

Easter has been and gone and Spring must surely now be in the air? I do hope the Easter Bunny was good to you and you didn’t fall for too many April fools. I do always enjoy seeing the foodie ones and there were some crackers this year. (Loved Jamie’s One Ingredient Cookbook!) I’m keeping things […]

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Environment Round-up: Sustainability

   It is great to see you writing more posts about sustainability. When I was at university we had to learn official definitions of sustainability, because the word wasn’t in common use. But now, people understand we’re living beyond the capacity of the Earth and to change this we need to change our behaviour in […]

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Expat Round-up: The experiences of being an expat parent

Parenting is challenging because there really is no one way to do it. We all have our ideas of what it takes to be a good parent. Question is; how do expat parents fare against different cultural beliefs, government policies and so on?  My beliefs have altered over the years. The ideals I had as […]

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Parenting non disclosures

Launching a book is a huge achievement and BritMums is pleased to announce that more bloggers from our community are becoming published authors! In this new title ‘We Need to Talk About the Conditions of My Imprisonment and Other Funny Parenting Stories’, twenty-one parents share their witty views on parenthood, including the brilliantly funny Claire […]

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