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Tasty treats for new mums

This week a new book launches that promises to show more than 100 mouth-watering recipes that deliver on taste and nutrition, beautifully photographed from a chef who wanted to create easy and healthy food for expectant and new mothers. Blooming Delicious launches on 7th April and contains lots of ideas. Divided into trimesters, pre- and […]

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BritMums bloggers speak up for teenagers

Last year our friends at The Children’s Society asked for our help with a powerful new campaign. Here, Clare Bracey, Director of Campaigns, returns to share the enormous difference that BritMums bloggers are making to Seriously Awkward. Eagle-eyed BritMums visitors may remember my previous guest post inviting bloggers to become ambassadors for The Children’s Society’s […]

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5 tips for the writing career of your dreams

Writer Kate Orson shares her top tips for pursuing the writing carer of your dreams. I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I wrote my first stories when I was five years old. As a teenager I loved to journal my thoughts and feelings. Then after studying English at University I did a postgraduate creative […]

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BritMums Live 2016: A blogger’s tips for an inspiring event

Book a hotel. Sort out childcare. Buy a new dress. Check train times and car parking spaces. Decide whether to wear heels or flats and which bag will match. No, this isn’t my checklist for a romantic break with my husband, but the preparation I carry out before I head off to Britmums Live, an […]

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BritMums at the Davis Cup in Birmingham

  This past weekend BritMums and the Lawn Tennis Association took a small group of bloggers and their kids to the Davis Cup at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena. The trip was part of a bigger project that we’ll be talking about soon, but in the meantime some of our favourite bloggers got to chat with British […]

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Introducing the BritMums Round-up Editors

To bring you a fresh source of inspiration daily, there is a team at BritMums responsible for championing the blogging community and introducing you to new blogs to read. These are our Round-up Editors. This dedicated band of blogging professionals have a niche that they look after, and each month they welcome submissions from any […]

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BritMums Live: From newbie to keynote speaker & back again!

Amanda Shortman, blogger at www.spiritkidnetwork.com, shares her experience of BritMums Live. From a newbie blogger to keynote speaker and back again! When I was asked to write a post about my experience of BritMums Live, I jumped at the chance. You see, four years ago I tentatively bought a ticket for my very first blogging […]

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No Smoking Day 2016

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) wants to inspire parents to quit smoking by highlighting the support that is available. In the run-up to No Smoking Day 2016 on Wednesday March 9, they want you to know that you’re not alone on this journey and also want to help you understand the dangerous effects of secondhand […]

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Terry Wogan’s passing sparks a fond memory

At Terry Wogan’s passing, Suzanne Baum recalls memories of his best TV show! As a child of the Seventies, I reached double figures during the Golden Age of TV gameshows. The Eighties was the heyday of amazing family shows offering chances for contestants to win everything from a cheap carriage clock to a toilet roll […]

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Valentine’s gift guide for mums & babies

Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show your family how much you love them. Spending time together, relaxing and having fun is one of life’s most treasured gifts. Looking after babies and children often means romance is put on the back burner. Juggling family life, work, household chores and bills means quality romantic time is rarely […]

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Egg-citing news! The launch of the Cadbury’s crème egg café

Cadbury’s crème egg has its own café and our reporter has gone all gooey over it. Tickets sold out within minutes of going on sale but Suzanne Baum – one of the lucky few to preview the café before it opened to the public – had a cracking time! Cadbury’s is used to creating a […]

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Is this the end of the photo album?

Emma Bailey, who blogs at My Pretty Mummy, asks “Is this the end of the photo album?” When I was a child, we had a bookshelf in our living room, and on the bottom shelf was a row of photo albums. Every so often, my mum would pull one out, blow off the dust, and […]

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Soft play for adults? How children’s activities are attracting grown-ups!

Why should kids have all the fun? Suzanne Baum explores the world of child’s play through the eyes of a 42-year-old adult! Dressing up, wall climbing and soft play are all part of a kid’s life but now grown-ups can get a piece of the action too! With trampoline parks opening up all over the UK […]

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Christmas ideas for the eco-conscious

With Christmas literally JUST around the corner, Ali Clifford has pulled together a few last minute gift ideas for the eco-conscious! Elvis and Kresse – West End Belt – £41 Made from a genuine firehose, a cool unisex belt! Alpkit – Torridon classic patterned bobble hat – £17.50 A good looking patterned unisex bobble beanie, hand knitted in 100% […]

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How I’m planning to survive my first family Christmas

Sophia, the editor and co-founder of Milk Drunk Diary is a milk-stained Mum, documenting the sh*ts and giggles (quite literally) of being a new parent and offering an entertaining look at family life. Here she shares how she’s planning to survive her first family Christmas. Over to Sophia… HOLIDAYS ARE COMING… ‘It’s Christmassssss’ screeches Noddy […]

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BritMums selected as top 10 parenting blog in the UK!

We’re so pleased to learn that Vuelio has recognised our community as a Top 10 parenting blog in the UK. Here’s what they have to say: BritMums is the UK’s largest collective of lifestyle bloggers and digital influencers, covering topics on food, parenting, travel, politics, style and more. Founded by Susanna Scott and Jennifer Howze, the […]

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46 ways hotels help families check in & chill out

This conversation is sponsored by Holiday Inn. Travel with your children is horizon-expanding and it’s all the better if you can find a child-friendly hotel. Even when you have the most wonderful kids in the world, they still need to run, laugh loudly, cry, be messy…in short, be children. At our #YoureWelcome Twitter conversation, parents […]

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Surviving your first BritMums Live

I’m really looking forward to attending #BML16; it will be my third time attending, and I know I’ll really enjoy it. The first one I went to was also my first blogging event. I’d never met any other bloggers before, and had no idea what to expect. I ended up feeling entirely overwhelmed and missing […]

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