For most of our children, the new school year starts next week. They’re another year older, taller, wider and in need of a full new uniform to replace the too-small, too-stained, too-ragged clothes of last term. And so, with heavy hearts, BritMums launch into the rigmarole of the new uniform. At least you know you’re [...]
This week, as Karin is on holiday (we’re not in any way jealous! not at all! sob!) the good reads are brought to you by Holly. It’s great to get my sticky fingers on this post for one week, as it’s really made me rummage around the new BritMums site and sink into a serious [...]
At the beginning of this year, Amy Chua hit the headlines across the world for her super-strict approach to parenting. Dubbed the ‘tiger mum’ concept, Chua published her extended advice and beliefs in the book ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’. Chua spoke proudly of banning sleepovers, refusing her children parts in the school play [...]
After our first column was picked up by none other than the world-famous Washington Post, our follow-up discussing football for girls has been promoted on the front page of the Huffington Post. Written by Susanna Scott, ‘Football is cool, and it’s for girls too’ details a chance encounter between Susanna and Brandi Chastain, the female [...]
What’s in your handbag at any given moment can give great insight into your personality … or it just can be random stuff! We want to know about you! Take a pic of the contents on your handbag, arranged in a square, and list the items from left to right. Tell us your name, blog [...]
The end of another week is here. The pleasure of a 3-day weekend (albeit the LAST Bank Holiday for SOME TIME) should have us all smiling into our tea cups despite the rain which is pitter-pattering down on our roofs. When I peruse the blogosphere each week, I tend to seek out bloggers who make [...]
It's been a very big week in the BritMums blogosphere! The launch of the NEW (and many say improved) BritMums has gone swimmingly! Everyone is diving in (is there a theme here) and getting involved in groups, discussions, Blog Buzz and more. We're so thrilled with the excitement and energy and assure you that there [...]
It’s here! We’ve been working on a new, updated BritMums site for the past six months and today we’re unveiling it at last! We can’t wait to hear what you think. It’s a huge leap forward with the social networking tools that allow you to get involved with your fellow parent bloggers, and it also [...]
Our new site is about to launch any minute now (drums fingers). It’s a work in progress, but there are some cool new features to check out, we can’t wait to show you. Meanwhile, here’s a little reminder about why you love BritMums so much (thanks to everyone who contributed quotes). -Susanna and Jen
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