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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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Newbie Round-up: Rising talent

Welcome to April’s Newbie’s Round-up! Since my last post my daughter has turned 5. A fact I’m still struggling to get my head around! I’ve been blogging since she was 5 months old and I’m so grateful that blogging came into my life. I know that she has a richer life (we all do!), because […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: Homeschool, grandparents & sweet little lies

Is anyone else still wading through ungodly amounts of chocolate? The grandparents out-did themselves this year in our family. I’ve had to take on the extra load in an evening during the Netflix binge.  Anyway, you’re here to see what’s happening in the world of Dad Blogs. So unwrap another Easter egg and have a […]

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Arts & Culture Round-up: Theatre, galleries & English Heritage

Finally I was able to go out to walk the puppy in just a bodywarmer today, a far cry from the Beast from the East just a few weeks ago! With the warmer weather, hopefully we can all start getting out and about and exploring all those fabulous castles and old buildings, but not forgetting […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Outsourcing

Running a small business involves wearing a multitude of hats. Yes that’s right hats.  One minute I’m an accountant, the next minute a social media manager, manufacturer and then photographer, AND that’s just within MY own business! To ensure our business runs smoothly it’s sometimes prudent to outsource certain tasks to other individuals to let […]

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