SEND Round-up: Bring on Christmas

Welcome to our December SEND Round-up.  The cold is upon us, the trees are naked and I’m beginning to feel festive. We just about got our Christmas decorations up this year without too much drama.  I’ll have to wait and see how the rest of the month goes.  Although Nicole reminds us that we aren’t all […]

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SEO: Top 10 tips for optimising your blog

SEO is vital to a successful blog. But knowing how to harness its power can seem confusing and complex. SEO expert Judith Lewis, who speaks regularly at BritMums events (usually with a stash of chocolate she gives out as rewards for asking questions), shares top tips for approaching your own SEO with intelligence. As someone […]

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Finance Round-up: Christmas spending & saving

Christmas conjures up visions of lit trees, carols and the biggest financial outlay of the year. There may not be long left now until the big day but can you cope with the massive cost of it all? Many of us find we are spending money on others when we could do with spending it […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Selling at fairs & events

If you sell products then at some point you will need to venture out of your comfort zone behind the computer screen and sell in front of real people.  What to consider when selling at craft fairs. Know your consumer rights : Unlike distance selling, customers do not have the right to a cooling-off period.  Ensure […]

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Santa’s grotto at the Museum of London

It’s the time of the year when parents across the world are taking their children to visit Santa. This year, we were invited by the Museum of London to send one of our team to visit Santa in his Victorian Grotto – based in the museum’s Victorian Walk, a unique recreation of Victorian era London. […]

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How does your family prep for Christmas? Join our #ReindeerReady chat! #ad

  How does your family prep for Christmas? Come join our festive Twitter chat on Wednesday 20 December at 13:00 and tell us how you get #ReindeerReady. Maybe it involves putting up a tree on Christmas Eve or writing holiday cards to far-flung friends or baking gingerbread men. Or perhaps you have a modern approach […]

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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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