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Where do you store your family images? #MyCloudHome #ad

Remember the days when you visited your grandparents and spent hours poring over their photo albums, packed full of grainy prints of your parents in days gone by. Back then you had 24 or maybe 36 pictures on a roll, all requiring developing and a shiny new album in which to display them. Now our […]

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The simple photo storage solution for techno-phobes #ad

Smile! That’s not just what we say when taking pictures. That’s what five BritMums Influencers did after trying out My Cloud Home, the stylish and practical digital storage device where you can easily save and organise all your favorite digital content in one place and access it from anywhere. (This post is part of a […]

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Video: How to manage family photos & videos #sponsored

Uju, like a lot of busy mums, takes loads of pictures and video of her children when they are out for the day, on holiday, or just joking around and having a good time. “I’m a little bit insane with it,” she admits with a smile. “But you’ve got to capture those moments.” Which meant […]

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How to reclaim your family photo album #sponsored

‘Say cheese! This one’s for the family album.’ We may say that but how often is it true? Hands up if you you’re guilty of hoarding masses of photos on your phone/laptop/tablet but never quite get round to sorting, editing and compiling albums let alone sharing them with family? Yep, thought so. Most of us […]

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18 reasons girls should play football #SSEWomensFACup #TogetherWeCan

Women’s football is gaining in popularity and for the first time this year, the hotly contested SSE Women’s FA Cup semi finals were aired on terrestrial television. But even at the grassroots level, football can do amazing things for the girls in our lives. We hosted a Twitter conversation about how football inspires positive change for […]

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How to use My Cloud Home for your family memories #ad

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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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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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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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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Smacking: Part of parenting or child abuse?

  A few years ago there seemed to a lot of discussion around smacking and whether it belonged in any parents’ reservoir of disciplinary tools. Beating a child is wrong. Everyone can agree on that, as well as the old days of belts and paddles belonging in the past.  Now the Welsh government is launching […]

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5 honest accounts of becoming a mum #10thMonth #ad

Being pregnant is a transformative time culminating in the birth of a brand new little person to love and cherish. And while there are plenty of joy and tears of happiness, there’s also a lot of change. Particularly in those first few weeks straight after the birth. That “10th month” is a period when as […]

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#MamiatoMamia Tips for first-time mums

New parents come in all shapes, sizes and ages but one thing that unites us all is that it can be confusing, lonely, tiring and sometimes even hilarious. One of the best things to help you through is support from those who know what it’s like and on Tuesday 3 October we held our #MamiaToMamia Twitter […]

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How to get the best out of summer with kids #ad #savingoursummers

Do you find it hard to make quality time for the kids during the long summer holiday? For most families it is all about managing work, family commitments, holiday activities and essential household chores. There are lots of things that can get in the way of being your little one’s partner in crime, really letting […]

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Understanding the dangers of level crossings #ad

When you first become a parent you make a vow to keep your kids safe and secure, but fast forward a decade or so and your off-spring have morphed into fearless youngsters craving a bit of independence from Mum’s apron strings. By the time kids reach secondary school and beyond, their life is full of […]

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45 tips for creating #familygoodtimes this summer #ad

How do you play games and have fun with your kids? At our #familygoodtimes Twitter chat, tweeters shared top tips on  how to create memorable experiences with your family when you need it the most i.e. during school holidays, at weekends and during mealtimes. The chat was sponsored by McDonald’s UK, which is raising awareness of […]

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Why we love #SensitiveDads #ad

We’ll be honest. We like our men tough but tender. We really get to see that side of them as dads, as they are considerate, tactful, sweet and lovely. That includes their skin — an area where they need a little pampering no matter how strong they are in the rest of our lives.  The […]

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50 tips for talking to your teens

Talking  to your teen – the prospect can unnerve even the most assured parent. Our #TeenTalk Twitter chat was all about how you talk to your teen with confidence about their challenges, including puberty (yes, that topic). The chat was sponsored by the #TeenTalk campaign, run by Boots UK and P&G. With the #TeenTalk campaign, Boots […]

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