22 ideas for Mother’s Day during the coronavirus pandemic

What’s an ideal Mother’s Day? There are the usual things that we love — a meal out, spa day, a large multigenerational parties — but with the coronavirus recommendations from experts, these are not possible this year. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make this Mother’s Day — Sunday 22 March 2020 — a special day…

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Pinterest: Mother’s Day crafts & gifts

  Note: This post is being reshared from 2019. While coronavirus may have changed the way we celebrate Mother’s Day, families around the country will be wanting to honour all the types of mothers in their lives. March is here. The daffodils are out in bloom, the weather is warming up, Spring is on its…

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The ultimate guide to stress-free party & playdate planning #ad

As every parent knows, great playdates and kids’ parties don’t just happen by themselves (even if we sometimes wish they would!). But they can also be fun and rewarding to plan and host. In our #PomBearPartyPrep Campaign with Pom-Bear, we’ve been talking and sharing ideas on how to take the stress and worry out of…

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Teenage mental health: 5 ways to raise a happy teen

Bloggers and longtime friends of BritMums Becky Goddard-Hill and Penny Alexander have written Be Happy Be You, a brand new book published by Harper Collins. It is a happiness-boosting book for teens and is a guide to help them develop robust and practical ways to cope with the challenges of teenage life. Here, they provide tips…

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12 great ideas for family New Years Eve parties

Once you become a parent, a New Year’s Eve party is a different game. With children running round, casual food, all kinds of drinks and games galore, New Year’s Eve is a family affair. You don’t have to worry about a designated driver or taxi home, you can relax in the sitting room while the…

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