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Women’s call to action: #SayNoToShiny

Bloggers are a passionate and powerful lot and female bloggers especially so. You can’t have failed to notice a shift in the media recently with female empowerment being at the top of the agenda. A group of inspiring female bloggers have taken the initiative to make a powerful stand against the culture of perfection that […]

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Your child could win their height in books! #YetiBritMums #ad

Enter your child’s book cover designs with Tiny Pop to WIN their height in books To celebrate World Book Day on the 1st March 2018, Tiny Pop are launching a competition where your kids can design their own book cover to win their height in books! The competition launches on 10th February and the best […]

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Italian Culinary Masterclass with @BookingsforYou & the Giovannini family

Italy. Food. Travel. We can’t think of three words we love more.  We recently attended an Italian Culinary Masterclass with Italian holiday specialist Bookings for You and the Giovannini Family, where they showed us how to make an amazing Italian meal! Bookings For You was founded by Jo Mackay in 2011. She’s an ex P&G marketing exec […]

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#RustlersHack: How to hack a burger #ad

  There’s nothing quite like a burger to make a family meal fun. In our latest sponsored project, BritMums and Rustler’s challenged parents to hack their Southern Fried Chicken Burger, creating meals that are personalised and perfectly suited to their tastes. So in keeping with the ‘southern’ theme, we created this Tex-Mex Burger! It’s really easy to […]

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How to conserve energy on household tech devices

Winter is still in full swing, and energy consumption is on the rise. This year, it’s predicted that electricity costs in the UK will increase by 16%, compared to 2016. This could result in high prices, considering that as a nation, we use approximately 40% of our annual energy consumption over winter. The experts at […]

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Mums share how to encourage your kids to play free #ad

Could there be anything more natural for children than “playing free”? It’s an idea so many parents love. But it’s not always easy allowing children to “play free” – Where are the rules? Where’s the structure? How do you pry those blasted devices from their little fingers? Playing free is rightly regarded as a cornerstone […]

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Celebrating Free Play for kids #PetitsFilousFreePlay #ad

Free Play is critical for children’s development. Not only does it tap into your child’s imagination and encourage creative thinking, it also supports physical and cognitive development. We held a Twitter chat talking about how you encourage your children to Play Free. We were joined by the free play advocate Anita Cleare (@thinking_parent). Scroll down to […]

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Take the Rustlers Burger Hacking Challenge #RustlersHack #ad

  Families are juggling busy schedules – school run, football practise, swimming lessons, book club, parents evening, Grandma’s birthday, the list goes on. Sometimes we just need a quick and convenient meal solution that pleases the whole family. Rustlers Southern Fried Chicken Burger twin packs are a perfect quick fix when time just isn’t on […]

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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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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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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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#SnapHappyBritMums: Join the new 2018 version!

After many happy years as a daily photo prompt challenge, #SnapHappyBritMums is re-launching for a more modern 2018! We’ve loved seeing your images tagged with the #SnapHappyBritMums hashtag according to our daily prompt (you can read our archives for inspiration here). But life moves pretty fast and sometimes your greatest shots don’t happen to fit […]

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35 ways to prepare for Christmas #reindeerready #ad

How do you prep for the festive period? That was the topic of discussion at our #ReindeerReady Twitter chat, held just days before Christmas. The chat was sponsored by McDonald’s. As the magic moment gets close, McDonald’s is helping families make the moment even more special with Reindeer Ready Live: an amazing online tool in which […]

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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 of www.decabbit.com, 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 […]

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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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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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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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