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by Claire Kirby on August 11, 2020 at 8:32 am
Given the current pandemic, a lot more of us are opting to load our cars to the max and head off on a road trip for a holiday in the UK this year. But the trouble is, you need a car full of stuff just to survive a road trip with kids, let alone the… The post Summertime Parody appeared first on BritMums.
11 things your family will love about Microsoft 365 Family #ad
by BritMums on August 11, 2020 at 6:29 am
Family life can be hectic. Now we’ve discovered Microsoft 365 Family – it combines the Office software we rely on along with a load of other cool features to make managing family life – online and off – easier than ever. The folks at Microsoft asked us to play around and share the things… The post 11 things your family will love about Microsoft 365 Family #ad appeared first on BritMums.
A Mexican meal that’s easy to make
by BritMums on August 7, 2020 at 2:33 pm
Mexican food is delicious and is a great kid-friendly meal. It features dishes that families love, that children can help create, are colourful and full of bright vegetables and are easy to make. At BritMums our two founders know Mexican food from their time in California (Susanna) and Texas (Jennifer). That’s why we’ve created this… The post A Mexican meal that’s easy to make appeared first on BritMums.
6 books to teach young kids about race & inequality
by BritMums on August 6, 2020 at 10:12 am
Books can tell us so much about ourselves and the world around us. They can also be a powerful way to change the world for the better, teaching our children about themselves and others in a positive way — including about race and racism, diversity and inequality. There are lots of great books for children… The post 6 books to teach young kids about race & inequality appeared first on BritMums.
10 of the UK’s best beaches for families
by Karen Beddow on August 6, 2020 at 6:00 am
As the UK experiences some of the hottest days it has ever seen we have been finding out where people regard as some of the UK’s best beaches for families. We have lots of personal favourites at Mini Travellers, including our local beach West Kirby Beach, but here are a round up of some others.… The post 10 of the UK’s best beaches for families appeared first on BritMums.
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The realities of being a stepdad with Lee Sands
by John Adams on August 12, 2020 at 3:02 am
As a rule, I don’t usually speak to bloggers or content creators when I produce my Q&A blog posts. For blogger and father / stepdad Lee Sands I am making an exception. There are very few people, particularly stepfathers, who are raising awareness and creating debate about stepdads. This is exactly what Lee is doing The post The realities of being a stepdad with Lee Sands appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
StarTing secondary school: Advice from the experts
by John Adams on August 10, 2020 at 5:29 am
I want you to imagine for a moment that a school teacher, confidence coach and two renowned parenting experts walk in to a bar. They discuss the best ways parents can prepare their children for the transition from primary school to to Year 7. What would the result be? Would they come up with some The post StarTing secondary school: Advice from the experts appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Short staycation in Porthcawl, Wales
by John Adams on August 9, 2020 at 6:59 am
A couple of months ago, I asked my kids what they’d like to do during the summer holidays. “Visit Wales” was their unequivocal response. In fact they were more precise. They wanted to go to Porthcawl. It was a rare moment: Both kids agreed on something and no negotiation was required. A couple of years The post Short staycation in Porthcawl, Wales appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Round Two: Latest ToppBox selection #AD
by John Adams on August 8, 2020 at 8:24 am
For all you men’s grooming aficionados, here is my latest review of the ToppBox men’s grooming service. This is the second of a two part review and this time ToppBox has sent me a very varied range of items, one of which was a complete stroke of genius. Before I get too engrossed in telling The post Round Two: Latest ToppBox selection #AD appeared first on Dad Blog UK.
Discussing mental health with Natasha Devon MBE
by John Adams on August 5, 2020 at 1:24 pm
Natasha Devon is a major advocate for the mental health of young people and minority groups. She’s a writer, activist, podcaster and campaigner. If there’s one thing the COVID-10 pandemic seems to have done, it’s got people talking about mental health. This may be a generalisation, but the enforced isolation we all experienced seems to The post Discussing mental health with Natasha Devon MBE appeared first on Dad Blog UK.