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Keeping safe this Bonfire Night: Firework safety tips

During the four weeks around November the 5th, around 1,000 people will be injured from fireworks. Of these accidents, nearly 600 are likely to occur at home or private parties and nearly 400 accidents involve children under the age of 13. Although great fun, fireworks are dangerous and it is essential to plan and prepare […]

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How do you make health & wellness a priority? #we11nesshour #ad

On 18th September we held a Twitter conversation on how you make health and wellness a priority. As many of us know, between work, family, home and social life, it’s the rare woman who takes enough time for herself. Our #we11nesshour Twitter chat was all about encouraging you to stop for a moment, take a […]

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How to prevent accidents & what to do if things go wrong

Every year, around 2 million children attend A&E due to accidents and over 76,000 of these require admission to hospital – that is nearly 1500 children a week! To help you learn how to prevent these accidents, Emma Hammett, an experienced nurse, trainer and first aid expert has these tips for BritMums readers. Frightening statistics […]

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Exfoliation: The key to summer skin

Summer is the perfect time to get radiant skin, with enjoying the sand and sea on holiday – nature’s exfoliants! But if you are not visiting a beach this summer or want to get that holiday glow before you arrive, then the exfoliating collection from bath and body care brand AfterSpa is ideal for healthy […]

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How to keep kids hydrated to help them achieve #ad

As our children head back to school, they need to stay hydrated to ensure they can do all they want and achieve everyday greatness. That means it’s important that they drink enough water to stay focussed, happy and #BravebyNature. Highland Spring teamed up with some BritMums bloggers in a paid activity to find out what […]

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FREE #We11nessHour massage at a nearby Spabreaks.com spa! #ad

This September, Women’s Wellness Week features 5 days of awareness and fundraising events all about encouraging women to make their mental and physical health a priority. There’s loads to talk about and share with your followers, plus the opportunity to sign up to get a FREE #We11nessHour massage at a nearby Spabreaks.com spa (with a […]

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Sun safe: 27 tips for avoiding dangerous UV rays #ad

UV rays cause eye damage, premature ageing and skin damage leading to skin cancer — and childhood UV exposure can be related to increases in cancer. As parents, we also battle with kids who don’t want to sit still for suncream application and want to play in the sun, in the pool or on the […]

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Clare Nasir tells why we should know about UV rays #ad

Did you know that UV radiation is the major cause of sunburn, premature ageing, eye damage and skin damage leading to skin cancer. Young children are at particular risk as increases in cancer can be related to UV exposure during childhood. In the UK, we are now experiencing high levels of UV, so now’s the […]

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Cancer & spas: Can we change the status quo?

How Abi Wright, founder of Spabreaks.com is changing the relationship between spas and cancer patients. Over to Aby. Cancer, despite affecting one in every two people, is still a word that we flinch over. You would have thought with its prevalence we would be a little better equipped to deal with it, but historically we […]

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Forget perfection #LetsGetReal: 50 health & beauty hacks

  We can all feel the pressure to be “perfect” – to look a certain way at all times. At our #LetsGetReal Twitter chat we talked all about rejecting unreal expectations and celebrating our own versions of perfect. On Supersavvyme’s Let’s Get Real section, you can discover tips and advice as well as coupons for […]

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The hell of ‘comfort’ eating

How can something you do for comfort be hell? My new website Love Yourself Slim launches this month – on Valentine’s Day actually! The day of love — yet this project is about not romantic love but self love. The purpose of this new website is to document my journey from being in a place of […]

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Refresh your makeup bag for just £10! #Ad

The beginning of the year is the ideal time to put your best face forward. You can do that — updating your look and refreshing your makeup bag — only spending £10 in the process! BritMums has been working with Boots in a paid relationship, showcasing their Natural Collection make-up: the simple, affordable and easy-to-use […]

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The importance of keeping Gas Safe at Christmas #ad

  At our #GasSafeXmas Twitter chat — sponsored by Gas Safe Register — we talked about your Christmas concerns and highlighted one you really need to be aware of: carbon monoxide poisoning.  Research by @GasSafeRegister shows that one of the things people are most worried about over winter is catching flu, but did you know the symptoms […]

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Tips for festive glamour with Boots Natural Collection #Ad

BritMums has been working with Boots in a paid relationship, showcasing their Natural Collection makeup, the simple, affordable and easy-to-use line. From mum to glam Most of us can identify with the challenge of getting ready for a night out at break neck speed. Gone are the taking our time over creating a painstaking and […]

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Top tips for a bedtime routine and protecting against nappy rash #ad

Michelle McCann is a semi professional juggler of life. Mum, Wife, Friend. Chatterbox and social media type. She’s also a blogger and the BritMums Style round-up editor. Bepanthen asked her to try their nappy care ointment and to give her bedtime tips. In this sponsored post, hear what Michelle has to say … Now that we are weaning our little […]

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Baby Loss Awareness Week: A round-up of blog posts

9th-15th October 2016 marks Baby Loss Awareness Week in the UK and bloggers across the BritMums network have been doing what they do best and using their digital platforms to share stories of support, survival and the ongoing struggles that come with miscarriage and baby loss to let others know that they are not alone […]

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Learning about how to ensure our elderly loved ones eat healthily

More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. BritMums and a small group of bloggers involved in caring for a loved one attended an Abbott information event and also had the experience of what […]

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Caring: Tips to beat malnutrition in older age

The issue of nutrition is a big issue as those we care about get older. It’s more than about simply eating right. More than 3 million people in the UK are affected by malnutrition, which can lead to muscle loss, less mobility, slower healing, and longer and more frequent hospital stays. Nutrition has real effects for […]

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