29 ways to celebrate and reward your child’s achievements

It’s important to reward children’s achievements, big and small, in a way that keeps them motivated. But rewards must be appropriate (and affordable!) to be effective. We asked parents about their reward systems for children. (It was inspired by the P&G videos about athletes and their parents.) Are you looking for new reward ideas for…

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The 47 funniest things kids are curious about

Every wonder what’s going on inside children’s little minds? We asked our community of parents what types of questions their children have and it provided real insight into the things kids are curious about. The results were amusing, intriguing and surprising! Parents revealed the funny things their children say and wonder about, along with the…

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22 ideas for Mother’s Day during the coronavirus pandemic

What’s an ideal Mother’s Day? There are the usual things that we love — a meal out, spa day, a large multigenerational parties — but with the coronavirus recommendations from experts, these are not possible this year. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t make this Mother’s Day — Sunday 22 March 2020 — a special day…

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Top Christmas shopping tips from parents

Ask parents about their best Christmas tips and the advice arrives like a Santa’s sack of treats. Here, some of BritMums’ parents’ best tips: How to shop smart at Christmas Save on online delivery charges by ordering together with other Mummy friends and splitting the cost @netbuddytoptips 2. Many gifts can’t be returned after a…

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Mums share 66 tips for spring cleaning

We asked parents about the never-ending job of cleaning, their top tips and suggestions on how to get motivated. The party turned up tips for every type of housekeeping philosophy, which we’ve separated into sections below. And as @PippaD pointed out, the benefits of spring cleaning aren’t just a tidier house – it can also…

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