Portal from Facebook: Why we love it for our families #ad

We love video calling, whether it’s catching up with BritMums members, getting the team together or calling family both near and far. We’ve even gotten used to holding our phones up and cramming into a skinny vertical screen. And then we were invited to check out the Portal from Facebook as well as Portal TV…and…

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How to make storytime better, with McDonald’s #HappyReaders programme #ad

A good meal, family time and a good book — it’s a recipe for a wonderful experience. Reading creates special, bonding family time. And McDonald’s is making it easier to have this kind of quality time with Happy Readers.  McDonald’s Happy Readers, which provides a children’s book in every Happy Meal™, is back for its…

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#FamilyTech: 12 top tips for parents about internet safety for children with Windows 10 #ad

In an increasingly complex digital environment, it has never been more important for parents to understand and engage with their child’s online behaviour to ensure that everyone in the family can play, learn and create online, safely. (The post is part of a paid campaign about online safety, sponsored by Microsoft UK.) There are wide…

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SEND: Helping families cope with the stress and anxiety of change

This time of year is often difficult as we leave summer behind and get back to school routines. It always feels hectic as we catch up on meetings, work and those things that got left over the holidays. I’ve certainly been very busy so am delighted to have Jade from The Autism Page guest host…

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How to support grieving parents after the loss of a baby

A child dying is against the natural order of things and losses like this are incredibly difficult to process, not only for the bereaved parents, but also their family and friends. It can be hard to know what to say or do to show that they have your support. Baby Loss Awareness Week It is…

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