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Home and Design Round-up : A bumper summer edition.

Welcome to the school summer holiday edition of the Home and Design round-up.  In this post I will be coveting and featuring makeovers, a gorgeous AirBnB property to lust after, some nifty DIY and of course glorious gardens. Let me whet your appetite with this post I spotted on Kat’s blog about a recently beautiful […]

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Post-40 Bloggers Round-up: If you read only one post…

It occurs to me that I didn’t have that much time to play with before I took up the busy hobby of blogging. And in the days when I tried to reply to every blog comment, be active on all social media platforms, AND try and read the posts from the 100+ blogs I followed, […]

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Video Round-up: Swimming, decorating and metamorphosis

Summer is finally here and it has been fantastic weather to get out and about with your video camera! Many of our featured vloggers this month have been off doing stuff and recording their days but we are inclusive… We also have indoor vlogs too!! My videos this month have been centered around home and […]

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SEND Round-up: learning, siblings and challenging behaviour

Welcome to the July SEND round-up, my very first month of doing this for BritMums so please do bear with me and be gentle as I try to find my feet here! Thanks so much to the wonderful Hayley from Downs Side Up who has been keeping us informed for the past couple of years. Her […]

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Arts and Culture Round-up: Bloggers’ Summer suggestions

Are you ready for the Summer holidays? Are you?? We still have a fair bit of planning to do.  Not to mention all the deadlines that need to be met, before school is out and this freelancer goes nocturnal (ie caffeine-fuelled computer sessions at dead of night, after a day of entertaining the children. Sound […]

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Politics Round-up; Budget Responses

Last week saw a new budget from the Conservative Party and in terms of what got parent bloggers talking, it was the promise of an introduction of a new rule that will see families unable to claim any welfare support for third and subsequent children post April 2017. Most people feel that, while it is […]

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Home and Design Round-up: Summer time

Welcome to the July edition of the Home and Design round-up. I do hope that you all had a great time at BritMums and that you are now rested, and ready to tackle some home renovation, or at least be inspired. So what have I spotted on my monthly visit of your blogs?  Well you […]

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BritMums Expat Round-up: Summer as an Expat

The summer holidays are upon a lot of us international schoolers already. While most of us dream of calm days stretching out ahead in order to relax and unwind, in the reality of an expat’s life, more often than not what actually lies ahead is hour upon hour of manic visiting – which usually means […]

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Travel round-up: European encounters

This month’s round-up features a varied assortment of travel posts from Europe. Think of it as a blogging Eurovision, without the guest post from Australia. I also decided to keep the UK out of the mix – we’d only get nul points anyway.     Ireland Things to do in Wicklow – Kate Takes Five […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up:

The end of the school year is in sight. With it, a time of change for many teens and tweens, as they leave school or move on from primary school. I for one am gearing up for the bulb-fest of the leavers’ assembly as my younger son leaves primary school. No doubt I’ll share that […]

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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Different Perspectives

Good morning, I hope you are well today and life is rosy but if you are not feeling full of the joys then I trust this month’s positively inspirational round-up can help to brighten your day and lead you to some interesting reads that will inspire and encourage you. Having written this round-up (along with […]

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Adoption and Fostering Round-up: Forever families

Welcome back to another Adoption and Fostering Round-Up here on BritMums, I’m pleased to be bringing you a selection of posts that I’ve picked from the Weekly Adoption Shout Out, and elsewhere around the blogosphere.  I’m kicking off today with one of my favourite bloggers. She’s been away for a little while, but now she’s […]

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June Health Round-up: Acne and hair dye

Welcome back to the Health Round-up, I took a break last month due to general chaos of summer term life but we are back this month with an interesting selection of health-related posts from around the blogosphere. First up this month is a return to Mum of Three World who has had ongoing problems with […]

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BritMums SEND Round-up: Testing times

Welcome to the June edition of the #SENDBritMums round-up and thank you to all of you who linked your posts in May. Many of you incorporated poems into your blogs. Attachment Mummy wrote a very poignant poem My Weird Kid about her daughter Laura, with the overriding message that: My kid isn’t weird, she’s wonderful, My […]

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June Video Round-up

It’s a busy old month for blogging with the BritMums Live event taking place this weekend. There’s a video workshop and a YouTube talk so plenty of information to help you get into or improve what you are doing with video. It’s great to see so many people embracing video as part of their blogging, […]

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Top 20 Eco Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day just around the corner, our BritMums Eco correspondent, Ali Clifford, picks her Top 20 gifts that Dad REALLY wants – from 85p to £595! Have a look: 1) Po-zu Shoes – Brisk Sneakers – £95 These shoes are stylish, comfy and eco-friendly. What’s more they are currently offering BritMums readers a rather nice 15% […]

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