Top tips to banish mum guilt

Have you ever had an attach of the dreaded ‘mum guilt’? Many of us have but here author businesswoman and busy mum Hira Ali shares her tips for sending those feelings to the naughty step! Over to Hira: Mum guilt, or that nagging feeling that you aren’t doing enough for your children, can be very…

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How to do an Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is almost here and with it comes the great tradition of doing an Easter egg hunt! When my children were smaller, I would enjoy planting mini wrapped chocolate eggs all over the house and garden – sometimes we were on holiday at Easter – I remember staging an Easter egg hunt in a Butlins…

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Healthy ideas for a happy mum

Image credit: Pexels If Mother’s Day means chocolates selection boxes, flowers, and well meant toast in bed (the kids not having quite mastered being quick enough to keep it hot), then it’s time to think outside the box this year.   Health and wellness are high on the agenda this year as we all seek…

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SEND Parents & their mental health

The last month saw Mental Health Awareness Week.  As a SEND parent, as with most parents, I’m often focused more on my kids than myself.  Bringing up kids can be stressful but the facts show that bringing up a child with additional needs are more likely to struggle in some areas including that of stress…

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Dads: Perspectives on Valentine’s Day

What do you think of Valentine’s Day? Is it a day to celebrate art of romance? Or just another ‘event’ day that has been commercialised to death? Here are six perspectives from six different dads. Overpriced and multi-coloured flowers Mark from Big Man in the Woods expresses what I think many men (and women) feel…

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Tweens & Teens: Screens, school, independence & anxiety!

Hi BritMums readers! I’m Liberty and I am delighted to join you as a new joint editor for the tweens and teens Round-up together with Jo who blogs at Mother of Teenagers. I am looking forward to getting to know this community some more as well as getting stuck into reading some interesting and varied…

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