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Baking Round-up: Biscuits & cookies

Hello and welcome to the BritMums Baking Round-up. I’m Jacqui from Recipes Made Easy the new Baking Round-up Editor. I am really excited to be joining the Britmums Round-up team and looking forward to reading all your fabulous baking posts. To kick off I thought I would start with a round-up selected from your biscuit […]

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Newbie’s Round-up: February favourites

It’s that time of the month already. Time for my monthly newbie showcase. It’s been a busy few weeks here at Mamapreneur Revolution towers. I finished writing my book and it’s in the final stages pre-publication now, which is very exciting. I’ve also spent weeks organising the Blogging Changes Lives summit. A free online event […]

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9 ways that free play benefits children

We knew when we heard about the Let Them Be Bored Challenge, part of the #PetitsFilousPlayFree campaign, that it would strike a chord with parents. The Challenge, sponsored by Petits Filous, encourages parents to embrace free play as part of their child’s regular routine. We enlisted a group of parents to try to let their […]

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Cyberbullying & how it affects children with autism

As we rapidly advance technologically, bullying is shifting from the playground to online. Tweens and teenagers are online now more than ever and ‘online communication’ is now a major form of communication for adolescents. This unfortunately opens up opportunities for cyberbullying. Laura Driver, a representative of LVS Ascot, a private school in Berkshire shares more […]

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Environment Round-up: Should I buy a diesel car?

I may have stopped writing environment posts for a while but not because or a shortage of posts. In fact, the environment appears to be increasingly in the news. Hopefully this means we are approaching the tipping point where we live increasingly environmentally friendly lives. Whether through conscious decisions we make ourselves or through decisions […]

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Child 6 months – 2 years? Take the #VicksBabyRub Challenge! #ad

What advice would you give to your first-time-parent self?   If you could, what would you tell your younger first-time-parent self by the time the second baby came along?   For our #VicksBabyRub Challenge, sponsored by Vicks, we’re looking for 50 second-time mums or dads to write a letter in the form of a blog […]

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Family Days Out Round-up: February frolics

Hello and welcome to the latest family days out round-up. Half term has started here and we started the week long break as we mean to go on – getting out and about for some adventure. February can be a bit hit and miss weather wise and living down south, we have seen more than […]

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Cyprus family holidays: How to have a great Paphos break

  Cyprus is a beautiful and fascinating island where Turkish, Cypriot and UN soldiers stand guard at demarcation lines at places around the island — one of the last contested borders in the EU. It’s also home to stunning ancient historic sites such as the birthplace of Aphrodite (Petra tou Romiou) and the UNESCO World […]

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Instagram Round-up: Making the most of your account & photos

This month for me it has been about getting to grips with Instagram as a social media platform in its own right. After the announcement, a few weeks back about Facebook Pages being affected by the new algorithms and that business pages and posts to be seen far less than ever before, many of us […]

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SEND Round-up: Showing love & support

Welcome to the Britmums February SEND Round-up. I’m hoping you are feeling better than I. I’m typing the round-up this month while huddled under blankets on the sofa. Hit by a cold of almost epic man-flu proportions I’m grateful as ever for the support of my SEND bloggers.  This may be the month of Valentines, […]

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Finance Round-up: Getting into the swing of things

February can be an odd month. The days are still quite short and quite often, like this year, it is absolutely freezing. After getting through the financial pain that is January it can be hard to focus on your goals for the rest of the year. So many of us limp through year before finding […]

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Bumps & Babies Round-up: Announcements

It feels like the whole world is making baby news announcements at the moment! So, I thought I’d share some of the lovely announcements that I’ve come across recently, for my first ever BritMums Roundup! Thankfully, I’m expecting my own baby, due next month (eek!), otherwise I’d be feeling mega broody right about now. I […]

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Allergies Round-up: The month of love

Ah February, the month of love! I really love this kind of year, I’m a sucker for anything heart shaped and it’s nice to spend a little time reminding our loved ones of just how much they mean to us. Even if you’re not very big on Valentine’s Day, it’s hard to resist feeling a […]

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Food Round-up: Chinese New Year

Unlike our New Year celebrations, Chinese New Year is never on a fixed date and for 2018 it begins this Friday 16th February with the celebrations lasting for 15 days. The timing is dictated by the lunar calendar and the celebration is older than even the Great Wall itself!  The Chinese zodiac moves in a 12 […]

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Women’s call to action: #SayNoToShiny

Bloggers are a passionate and powerful lot and female bloggers especially so. You can’t have failed to notice a shift in the media recently with female empowerment being at the top of the agenda. A group of inspiring female bloggers have taken the initiative to make a powerful stand against the culture of perfection that […]

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Dad Blogger Round-up: What the dads are talking about

Hi BritMums crowd, how are you all, has the year started off well for you? This is my first Round-up of 2018 and I’ve been having a read-about to see what all the Dad Bloggers are talking about. It turns out, quite an array of topics.  I’ve picked out a good few that I enjoyed […]

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Mums in Business Round-up: Bootstrapping your small business

Bootstrapping is an excellent way to start up a small business on the smallest budget.  What exactly is bootstrapping?   It’s one of those buzz words that sounds like something else but in a nut shell, bootstrapping is when you start up a business with little or no investment. Do you know what? Bootstrapping it’s […]

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Pinterest Round-up: Fun Valentine’s Day inspiration ideas

Hello and welcome back to the Pinterest Round-up. I’m your new Pinterest editor here at BritMums and will be sharing lots of tips with you on how to up your Pinterest game. This month we will be covering Pinterest from the very beginning and Valentine’s Day inspiration. Including crafts, recipes and gift ideas. Pinterest From […]

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