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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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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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7 ways to plan the modern family Road Trip #Hertztrip

I grew up going on road trips with my parents, and I love going on them with my children. But things have changed since we hit the highway in the old family station wagon, and the road trip has changed as well. We recently drove around part of the state on a Hertz-sponsored trip — […]

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20 amazing villas to suit all budgets for summer 2018

Who doesn’t love a villa holiday? Villas are perfect for getting away from it all and for families who want to have a holiday that is not dictated by a hotel timetable. And of course there is also the all-important private swimming pool. Here are 20 great villas that are still available for summer 2018 […]

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Recipe for Minestrone Soup

Comfort food is perfect at this time of year. What could be better than to serve a steaming bowl of hearty soup with some crusty bread? In this recipe, there are vegetables and protein to put parents’ minds at ease, along with pasta and cheese to please the kids. This recipe is savory, chunky and […]

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Review: Snuggly Rascals headphones for children

With the Easter holidays upon us, this means… ROADTRIP! Perhaps, you may be taking to the air or sea, but wherever you may roam, if you have the kids in tow, you’ll know the challenges of keeping them entertained with music or film during travel. These headphones may be the answer! We reviewed two pairs […]

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Book Review of From Mother to Daughter: The Things I’d Tell My Child

Everybody who knows Katie Piper has nothing but respect and admiration for her and – let’s face it – unless you’ve been living under a rock then you will definitely know who she is. What you may not be aware of is that she’s just released a new book, From Mother to Daughter: The Things […]

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Blogs Change Lives: Book release!

Some things don’t happen every day and writing a book is one of them. Which is why I’m so excited to tell you that my book Blogs Change Lives has now been released! I wanted to just explain a little more about why I wrote this book and how it can help you.   Growing up I […]

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Join the #OreoCookieQuest & win stuff! #ad #prizes

Some people go on a quest for a historic chalice, some search for a city of gold. At BritMums we have our priorities straight – we enjoy a cookie quest! We especially like a cookie quest when it’s for one of our favourite versions: Oreo. For a sponsored project with Oreo, we asked a group […]

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9 ways that free play benefits children

We knew when we heard about the Let Them Be Bored Challenge, part of the #PetitsFilousPlayFree campaign, that it would strike a chord with parents. The Challenge, sponsored by Petits Filous, encourages parents to embrace free play as part of their child’s regular routine. We enlisted a group of parents to try to let their […]

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Cyberbullying & how it affects children with autism

As we rapidly advance technologically, bullying is shifting from the playground to online. Tweens and teenagers are online now more than ever and ‘online communication’ is now a major form of communication for adolescents. This unfortunately opens up opportunities for cyberbullying. Laura Driver, a representative of LVS Ascot, a private school in Berkshire shares more […]

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Cyprus family holidays: How to have a great Paphos break

  Cyprus is a beautiful and fascinating island where Turkish, Cypriot and UN soldiers stand guard at demarcation lines at places around the island — one of the last contested borders in the EU. It’s also home to stunning ancient historic sites such as the birthplace of Aphrodite (Petra tou Romiou) and the UNESCO World […]

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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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Baby steps: Finding a hotel for your first trip as a family

Taking baby for a first trip away from home is a daunting prospect for many. Most hotels that parents visit in the years before the arrival of the newest member of the family seem, on reflection, to be highly unsuitable. Suddenly, the balcony wall seems far too low and the hotel pool seems to be […]

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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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‘The Mercy’: Visiting Teignmouth, inspired by the film

Ever since I was young, films have inspired my wish list of where to go on holiday. I’m not alone — not only is it big business for destinations to highlight their appeal based around a movie, film commissions spend loads of money courting filmmakers to shoot at their locations. Where have you been as […]

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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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