Guest post: Cutting and sticking isn’t just for kids

Alice Langley was a further education teacher before taking voluntary redundancy to raise her daughter (and number two, due very soon). Writing her An Essex Wife blog as a hobby, Alice soon realised writing was where she belonged. Here, she discusses why the ‘make do and mend’ mantra means arts and craft time is no…

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BritMums Video Blogging Challenge

Who’s ready for a bit of Video Blogging this week? We’re loving the fact that we’ve had a few “newbie” video bloggers throwing caution to the wind and giving video blogging a go. It’s not so very scary after all! On the NEW and IMPROVED BritMums network, it’s really easy to upload your videos to…

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BritMums Blogging Prompts: Hopes and Dreams

I hate to admit it but I’ve been watching the X-Factor USA. God help me! It’s a bit cringe-worthy, not because of the talent or ability of the contestants, but because of their sob stories as to why they are attempting to go through to the “live shows” of X-Factor. Most of the contestants seem…

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BritMums at the Editorial Intelligence Comment Awards

One of our goals at BritMums – in addition to helping bloggers learn about SEO and blog platforms and what-not – is to promote excellence in writing. It’s the cornerstone of every good blog. That’s why I was so excited to be a judge for the #eicommentawards run by Editorial Intelligence. The judging process was…

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BritMums Blogger of the Week

It’s that time again! Time to honour one of our fab BritMums members for outstanding service to the blogging world. We have so many amazing BritMums members to trawl through each week that this task of honouring ONE is becoming decidedly more challenging. Before we jump into the Blogger of the Week announcement, we’d like…

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