Join our #PetitsFilousPlayFree chat: Celebrating Free Play for kids #ad

  Free Play is critical for children’s development. Not only does it tap into their imagination and encourage creative thinking, it also supports their physical and cognitive development. For example, while stomping in a puddle may seem like a child is just trying to make a mess, this simple act of Free Play teaches children […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Free resources for small businesses

Many people put off starting up a small business because they worry about costs. It doesn’t have to be an expensive experience you’d be surprised by the sheer amount of resources available out there and many for free.  Skills Trade : Do you have a tradable skill that you can offer someone in return for something […]

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7 Ways to curb your child’s video game addiction

Digital devices have invaded our modern lives. With televisions, laptops, and tablets becoming easier to acquire, children, adolescents and adults are becoming increasingly addicted to these gadgets. As many modern parents will know, it is particularly challenging to curb the video game addiction in children as they tend to get stuck in the reward loops […]

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Expat Round-up: Goodbye 2017 & hello 2018

Hello, Happy New Year! I hope you had a lovely Christmas break. I know Christmas can be rough for expats, especially new expats, without the support of family.  Being away from loved ones may make us blue. In December, I wrote a post on how to survive Christmas as an expat but really it can […]

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Smacking: Part of parenting or child abuse?

  A few years ago there seemed to a lot of discussion around smacking and whether it belonged in any parents’ reservoir of disciplinary tools. Beating a child is wrong. Everyone can agree on that, as well as the old days of belts and paddles belonging in the past.  Now the Welsh government is launching […]

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#SnapHappyBritMums Spotlight: January 2018

Each month on this website, we highlight our favourite contribution from the #SnapHappyBritMums Instagram community. Anyone can join in with the snap happy fun – all you need to do is add the hashtag #snaphappybritmums to your Instagram shares and you can also insert @BritMums too! The #snaphappybritmums community is growing as more of you […]

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How to inspire your girl in STEM subjects #PrettyCurious #ad

  Here’s a shocking statistic: After age 16, while 94% of boys choose to study at least one STEM subject (science, technology, engineering and maths), just 35% of girls do. The proportion diminishes even more depressingly. According to some surveys, less than 13% of the STEM workforce is female. Which is why the energy company […]

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Dads Round-up: Christmas thoughts & New Year’s wishes

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome to the first dads’ round-up for the year. I hope Santa brought you and your family everything you wished for, that your Christmas break was restful and that you’re ready and raring to go in 2018. Christmas reflections Matt (Hip Dad Blog) went above and beyond the call of […]

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Disney On Ice: Passport to Adventure with Ocean Florida

A visit to see Disney On Ice has become a bit of a post-Christmas tradition in our household. This year was no exception, as were invited to the O2 to see their latest show, Passport to Adventure by Florida travel specialists, Ocean Florida for Britmums. This was unlike any visit to the O2 we have […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Joyful linky’s & inspirational reads

How was Christmas friends? Did you have a wonderful time? I sure hope so and continuing in that positive place here are some great reads to inspire you to live positive in 2018. Sharing your Joy and Positivity in 2018 I’ll start you off with a post from Kate on Thin Ice about the highs […]

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Charity Round-up: Goodwill gestures

There are so many of you individuals out there doing charitable things however big or small over the Christmas and New Year period. It is so nice and warming when it comes from the heart. From fundraising, to giving support to others and giving something back to the community.   Lucy At Home has written […]

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Books Round-up: Books to keep, make you smile & to help toddlers

Happy New Year! Welcome to January’s Books Round-up I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and is getting back into the swing of things this week?  Seasonal Books & Books to make you Smile If you’re looking for a book that will make your children smile, I have reviewed a couple of books on my […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: Ringing in 2018!

Fond Festive Memories Another Christmas present has become a Christmas past, and so I’ll begin my round-up with an enchanting tale: A ‘Mum Muddling Through’ Christmas Carol.  It feels like five minutes since we were Putting up the Decs (Mums’ Army), but somehow we’re here in 2018 with another festive season under our belt. I […]

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LOL Round-up: The best laughs of 2017

   Happy New Year to you.  I thought we would start of 2018 by looking back at some of the best giggles from 2017.  So grab that last box of mince pies and indulge in these treats. We looked at lots of topics last year, from poo to vaginas.  Nothing is off limits in the […]

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