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Video: How to manage family photos & videos #sponsored

Uju, like a lot of busy mums, takes loads of pictures and video of her children when they are out for the day, on holiday, or just joking around and having a good time. “I’m a little bit insane with it,” she admits with a smile. “But you’ve got to capture those moments.” Which meant […]

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Let’s talk periods #LanguageofPeriods #ad

On Tuesday the 8th it was that time of the month at BritMums — the time to talk about the #LanguageofPeriods. The #LanguageofPeriods Twitter chat was all about empowering women (and men!) to talk about periods, in particular heavy periods which affect 1 in 5 women. It was sponsored by Wear White Again. Wear White Again […]

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Current Affairs Round-up: School placements & Kategate

Wow, what a month it’s been – beautiful sunshine, bright blue skies…wait, no; that did happen – then I blinked and it was over. Back to the reality of cold, dank days and the impossible task of filling your children’s every waking hour with indoor fun. Or not, because actually April saw many of us […]

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Newbie Round-up: Is it summer yet?

Is it summer yet? Yes? No? In France is really can’t make it’s mind up, but today I got sunburn on my hands! Since my last post we’ve been on a little press trip to the wonderful Martinhal resort in Portugal which was lovely. If you gloss over the car-sick-inducing rally drive round the winding […]

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6 go to Lanzarote: A review

With an average year round temperature of 22C, short flights from anywhere in Europe and world-class beaches it’s not surprising that Lanzarote attracted over 3 million tourists in 2017. But does Lanzarote, the easternmost island of the Canary Islands, have more to offer visitors than just beaches? We recently flew out ourselves to investigate with […]

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Writing from the heart

The current online landscape in 2018 could be interpreted to be fairly negative. Our world leaders on Twitter threatening nuclear war after all is anything but positive! But the human spirit is basically optimistic and as we navigate this coming year, we are often seeking likeness and authenticity both online and in real life. This […]

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Teens & Tweens Round-up: Education, education, education!

For parents of teens and tweens, this is the time of year when education becomes even more important than normal. Concerns about education inevitably increase with the age of your child and the stakes get higher. You worry about what primary school they will go to, only to realise that you worry more about secondary […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Body confidence & being mum

It’s here friends, the beautiful sunshine and it makes everything just that bit better, don’t you think? Of course I want more sunshine but I better not be too greedy and just get on and enjoy the great days we do have. Talking of sunshiny days, I’ll start you off with a post from Emma […]

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Books Round-up: Cook books & strong women

Welcome to May’s books round-up, I have just over 4 weeks to go until the arrival of baby number 3, it’s gone so fast! Despite being so busy we still love books in our house, I enjoyed collaborating with the Books Trust this month on our Bath, Book and Bed Routine do you read to your […]

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Travel Round-up:  Active summer holidays

For some of us, a holiday means relaxing on a lounger and not doing very much at all. But not everyone takes this view. If you like to be active on your travels, here are some inspirational posts for you from BritMums’ bloggers. Thank you to everyone who contributed this month. AKUMAL BEACH, RIVIERA MAYA, […]

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There’s a new Mumboss in town! *Giveaway*

The back room in the Park Terrace restaurant of The Royal Garden Hotel is buzzing with colour and sound. Lively women in summer dresses and floral tops are nibbling sandwiches, taking pictures and chatting animatedly. Next to the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Kensington Park is Vicki Psarias, the human whirlwind who has created the Honest Mum […]

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How to reclaim your family photo album #sponsored

‘Say cheese! This one’s for the family album.’ We may say that but how often is it true? Hands up if you you’re guilty of hoarding masses of photos on your phone/laptop/tablet but never quite get round to sorting, editing and compiling albums let alone sharing them with family? Yep, thought so. Most of us […]

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Cinema Review: Mary and the Witch’s Flower

Family animation is big business and this week sees the release of a new title from the makers of Studio Ghibli classics Arrietty and When Marnie Was There. The new film, Mary and the Witch’s Flower features an outstanding voice cast including Kate Winslet, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, Louis Serkis and Ruby Barnhill as the […]

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Where to go for May half-term…and save money

Whether you call it Whitsun, the May half term or the summer half-term, there is little doubt that the week-long school holiday at the end of May, is a great time to get away. The short-haul destinations in Europe are warming up nicely, with places around the Mediterranean in the 20s Celsius, although the sea […]

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