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BritMums Expat Round up: Repatriation Blues

With Small Person No. 3 beginning to make his/her presence felt in the safe environs of my ever-expanding belly, general pregnancy related insomnia has had me pondering many an Expat related question recently, such as:   “Can I cope with having a baby abroad?”, “Wouldn’t it just be easier to go home?”, “What if we […]

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Politics Round-up; Have Your Say

With the election just a couple of weeks off politics is on the agenda everywhere you look at the moment. Are you getting hot under the collar or just plain bored? Have any of the parties said what you want to hear or are you still unsure who to vote for or even if you […]

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SEND Round-up: Steph Curtis on Autism and Inclusion

Following the success of World Down Syndrome Day last month, I am very proud to announce that the amazing Steph Curtis who writes Steph’s Two Girls has agreed to guest host the BritMums SEND round-up for April. This coincided with World Autism Week and so she was the perfect candidate to bring a new perspective to the […]

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Travel Round-up: Easter treats

For an Easter Monday treat, I have a large selection of travel posts to give you plenty of inspiration for holidays and days out. The majority are based here in the UK and might well provide you with some ideas for places to go with the family during the Easter break. Hope you find something […]

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Teen & Tween Round-up: Alcohol & survival

Would you believe the Teen and Tween Round-up has been going for a whole two years now? That’s an awful lot of studying, sulking and gaming! GCSEs and A Levels are just around the corner, so now is the time for you teens to seriously get their heads down and start studying (although obviously they’ve […]

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Positively Inspirational Round – Up – Time For Change

What a lovely month we have had. Brighter, longer days and gardens that have suddenly sprung to life. I have spent the past month giving my garden a makeover ready for the Easter heatwave we were promised and even though it looks like we wont be getting that I’m glad the thought of warmer days […]

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Snapshot Round-up: Spring

There’s something special about this time of year. Whether it’s birds chirping, lambs bleating or blossom appearing, we certainly have a spring in our step. Perhaps it’s the warmer weather and looking up to see the brightest of blue skies. One things for sure, we really love Spring.  Kicking off the Snapshot Round-up this month is Globalmouse with […]

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Poetry & Prose Roundup: Love is all around

Ah, April, my good friend – welcome! Step this way! What’s that you’ve got with you? Sunshine and clear blue skies? Oh, excellent… and is that crocuses I see too? And tulips? Brilliant! And hey, you’ve even brought the Easter Bunny! Yes, spring is officially here and as I sit compiling the Poetry and Prose Roundup for […]

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Home & Design Round-up: Easter and DIY

As Easter is traditionally a time for everyone to do DIY in their home, I thought this month I would include as many makeover projects, as well as ideas from the blogging community as I could. I’m hoping that you will enjoy this bumper edition, as there are some great inspirational home decor ideas out […]

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Humour Round-up: A dose of hilarity

Welcome back, ye faithful followers of jocund hilarity. The success of the first humour round-up means I am back with a second instalment of the funnies. Goodness knows we need it!  The fickle spring sunshine still has most of us layered in woollies as we cough, sneeze and splutter our way through the grind of daily life. There is nothing […]

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Bumps and Babies Round-up: Food, glorious food

What a difference a month can make… Following my previous Weaning Woes post where my 7-month-old wouldn’t eat any green food – I can quietly rejoice as we’ve turned a corner. My daughter now happily munches away on pretty much everything, even greens. It took us a good three weeks of trying certain foods over […]

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March Health Round-up: Arthritis and dementia

Before reading; Even 2 year olds can get arthritis from The Beesley Buzz, I had no idea that children could get arthritis. Due to it being rare in children, it is often misdiagnosed and one positive to come from this post is that early diagnosis can limit the damage done to joints. This is a […]

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An All New Expat Round-up: Copenhagen, Tasmania, Canada and Boston!

As much as I have loved it, after three years of writing the Foodie Round up, it was time for a change. Having handed back the gourmet reins to the very capable Mari, I am ready and raring to go for this, my new monthly Expat Round up.   Having lived abroad for the past five […]

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Single Parent Round-up: Eating habits, Lent and what 3-year-old says

Hello! Me again. Yup, it’s that time of the month again, where we look at what the single parent bloggers of the UK have been talking about. It was Mother’s Day earlier this month, which was great for those single mothers who had someone to buy something for their child/ren to give them, but just […]

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BritMums SEND Round-up: Marching on

The daffodils have burst forth, I’ve ditched my thermals and the #BiBs nominations are open ladies and gentlemen. That must mean that Spring is well and truly here and the year is Marching on! I for one feel as if I am waking from hibernation and running headlong into a mass of charity and educational […]

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Blog Giveaways Round-Up: Easter fun and frolics

Goodness, where does time go – still feels like I was looking at the giveaways that would give us awesome Christmas presents, and now I am being confronted with loads of chocolate instead! This month, we are starting off with some of those great chocolate and Easter themed giveaways, and then sprinting into some of […]

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