Books: Do you read with your child everyday?

Earlier in the year I read a statistic that as a book lover really surprised me. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while. It was the result of a UK Study that found that only half of pre-schoolers are being read to everyday, which is a huge drop from 69% in 2013.…

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13 tips for reading to your child #ad

It doesn’t matter whether it’s school time, holidays or weekends, it’s always a good time to hit the books with your children — specifically, reading to and with them. We all know that reading to our children is important but fitting it in can be difficult. McDonald’s has commissioned research that shows more than a…

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Have playground politics changed for the better?

Sarah Tucker wrote her best-selling novel The Playground Mafia, published in 2006, about a group of mothers who made the lives of other mother’s hell in the playground. Now that government politics have heated up and gotten, shall we say tricky, she’s circling back to playground politics and asking if they have gotten better or worse,…

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Books: The World Cup, bestsellers & holidays

Welcome to June’s books round-up, which also happens to be the month when I am going to be having a baby! Bearing that in mind I am going to take a little break in July, but will be back with a round-up in August.  Given that I am about to have a baby very soon,…

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There’s a new Mumboss in town!

The back room in the Park Terrace restaurant of The Royal Garden Hotel is buzzing with colour and sound. Lively women in summer dresses and floral tops are nibbling sandwiches, taking pictures and chatting animatedly. Next to the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Kensington Park is Vicki Psarias, the human whirlwind who has created the Honest Mum…

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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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