Celebrating the royal baby!

Today’s announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is wonderful news – a baby boy! I remember back in 2013 when Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge stood on the steps of the Lindo Wing, to show off her new son. The excitement for a royal baby and the whole ‘door watch’ as news channels…

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Advice for divorced parents taking their children on holiday this summer

Did you know that divorced or separated parents need permission from the other partner to take their children abroad? A little-known UK law means it’s a legal requirement for divorced or separated parents to get written permission from their estranged partner if they wish to take children overseas. Failure to do so could cause holiday-wrecking…

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Want to write or vlog, for BritMums?

We love conversation amongst our BritMums members and that includes guest post suggestions for the BritMums blog. What kind of posts do we accept? We welcome useful, interesting, well-written, and relevant topics. Have a look at our blog to see what we’ve included previously. And remember: guest posts aren’t restricted to text-only – we feature…

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Good news / bad news, the decline of Debenhams & the death of the High Street

I love writing this column. However, sometimes I wish there were more positive news stories to comment on. Call me Pollyanna if you want (although that is the name of Britmums’ fab Health & Fitness editor, ho ho) – but where is all the good news in the world? Each month, I review the topics…

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Twitter chat: Raising Boys & Girls in the MeToo Era #BritMumsMeToo

In our Twitter chat on Monday (11th March) mothers of all age children discussed how we raise our boys and girls with respect to #MeToo issues. As expected, comments were thoughtful and thought-provoking. We were definitely channeling Whitney Houston –  “I believe the children are our are future Teach them well and let them lead…

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