The BiBs 2018 Winners #BiBs2018

The Brilliance in Blogging Awards – aka the BiBs – is one of the most prestigious, longest-running blogging and social media awards in the world. Every year BritMums highlights the best of UK parent lifestyle blogging, nominated and voted for by you, their readers and followers. This year, the quality of blogs nominated and voted…

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Elder awareness: How to avoid scams

The elderly are increasingly at risk from scams, given the fast pace of technology. The BBC reported earlier this year about this increasing problem and how it can affect the victims. Qualified nurse Emma Hammett who has launched an information website for the elderly and their carers, provides some tips and guidance on what can…

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How to have family good times at McDonald’s #ad

Finding a source of entertainment for young children that doesn’t cost the earth is a constant challenge for parents. Let’s face it, during the school holidays and often at weekends we’re desperately looking for ways to get them out of the house and keep them gainfully occupied without draining our finances. It’s an even harder…

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Teaching kids how to cook for university, with Co-op #ad

Waving off your child to university is a major parenting milestone, one that comes with a whole raft of new concerns for anxious mums and dads. Freshers have so much to contend with for the first time, from budgeting to figuring out laundry, making new friends, and perhaps most vitally how to cook their own…

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3 Simple rules to making & sustaining mum friends

We all need our friends, and Lucianne Lewis, stay-at-home-mum and blogger at The Tantrum Times offers a tongue in cheek look at hers! The Rules of Engagement: There are 4 types of friends it is socially acceptable to have as a mum. We all know the rules, extend the arm of friendship to someone outside…

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Tips for the sandwich generation

There comes a stage for many mums when their biggest concerns are no longer their little ones, but their own parents. The term ‘sandwich generation’, describes simultaneously meeting the needs of both our children and our parents. Older parents who may previously have been able to give help with their grandchildren, now require looking after.…

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