Category Archives: activism

Your dancing can change the world

Netmums are delighted to be hosting a guest post from Penny Alexander today. Here she talks about her Comic Relief experience in Kenya and how you can get involved by dancing for Red Nose Day. ————————————————————————————————————————————— When was the last time … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Can you see to read this? #seethemiracle

Our Blog of the Week this week is one that asks us to stop for a moment to consider some of the things we take for granted. It’s a pertinent reminder from Mary at Keynko of how lucky we really … Continue reading

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#WhatNormalFeelsLike – Knowing Your Boobs Could Save Your Life

This month sees the launch of a new campaign from breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel!, with the aim to get us talking about breast cancer, checking our boobs and learning what our normal feels like. With hormonal changes, pregnancy and … Continue reading

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Walking the breadline

Our post today comes from a remarkable woman  Marianne Phillips who is taking on a 160 mile walk to Parliament to highlight the absolute need and importance of food banks in our society today. Here’s her story… ——————————————————————————————————————————- I am … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Longer School Hours – Are you Crazy?!

Our Blog of the Week this week is from The Ramblings of a Former Rock n’ Roll Mum who shares her thoughts on the recent proposals for longer school days. There have been some strong views on the subject by … Continue reading

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Guest Blog – Project Wild Thing

We get hundreds of emails into the Netmums press release mailing box every but this week one really caught our attention. It was about the launch of a new film for half term called Project Wild Thing. It was directed … Continue reading

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Kirstie Allsopp visits Tanzania

Today’s guest blog is from Kirstie Allsopp, who writes about her visit to Tanzania to see how the money raised from Red Nose Day 2013 in helping families and communities. ********************************************************************************* I’ve always been apprehensive about going to Africa to … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Many Small Voices

Our Blog of the Week this week is a blog that is new to the Netmums Bloggers Network and simply stopped us in our tracks on reading it. Many Small Voices is a ‘network committed to speaking out about domestic … Continue reading

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Davina McCall’s Comic Relief Video – Exclusively for Netmums!

This week Davina McCall, Jonathon Ross and three of our very own Parent Bloggers traveled to Ghana with Comic Relief as part of their celebrations for being 25 years old. Comic Relief wanted to show what a huge difference the money … Continue reading

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Meet the people behind the Red Noses – as introduced by Penny from Alexander Residence

Comic Relief invited me to visit Ghana to help celebrate their anniversary, to see first hand the good work that has happened as a result of 25 years of Red Nose Day. It is almost impossible to explain everything I … Continue reading

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