BritMums has a stable of Round-up Editors who scour the community to bring you the most up-to-date, insightful and inspirational content on the web. These ladies and gents produce monthly round-ups from their area of expertise to keep you informed about opinions, trends and what is going on in the blogging community.
Interested in being featured or fancy getting in touch? Find their contact information at the end of each bio.
The Adoption & Fostering Round-up shares posts from those on the journey to become adoptive parents, those who have become families, and foster families too. There are a great deal of posts ranging from what the process to become a parent is like, everyday blogs about the challenges of adoptive parenting, different styles of parenting, raising traumatised children, to celebrations of family life. To learn more about this subject or find support, check this round-up each month. To be featured, contact Sarah @puffindiaries and Vicki @BoysBehaviour.
Arts & Crafts, Anthea Barton
For creative stimulation and beautiful arts and crafts, visit this round-up for your monthly inspiration. The projects in this round-up will cater for the seasons and cover everything from crochet to paper art and all that is in between! To submit your post for consideration for this round-up, contact @zingzingtree.
Arts & Culture, Mandi Morrison
For your cultural arts fix, read this monthly round-up. It covers what is going on in the arts from theatre reviews to plays, museums and exhibitions. For ideas on what is going on in the arts world, enjoy this round-up. To send in your blog posts about arts and culture, contact @bigfamilies
Baking Round-up, Kirsty Phillipson-Lowe
One of our new round-ups celebrates all the delicious baking people do — from savoury breads to tempting cakes. If you have a recipe or story about baking, Tweet Kirsty with your naughty but nice posts!
Blogging Tips Round-up, Clare Nicholas
We all want to know how to improve our blogs, right? This round-up brings you the best advice from around the blogosphere of what has worked for bloggers themselves. From SEO tips to what an “alt” tag is, you’ll learn about it here! To submit your post for inclusion, contact @emmys_mummy.
Breastfeeding Round-up, Mo Novicemum
If you are on a breastfeeding journey and are looking for others who’ve been on your path — or perhaps you just want to learn more about breastfeeding — you will enjoy the Breastfeeding Round-up. This monthly post gathers stories from breastfeeding bloggers to raise awareness and support. You can send in your posts for consideration to @aNoviceMum.
Bumps & Babies Round-up, Jessica Brown
This round-up highlights everything that motherhood throws at you during pregnancy and beyond! From dealing with “baby brain” to leaving your little one for the first time, this round-up is the place for all that chat and more. To have your blog featured in this round up please tweet @JessicaBrown05.
Current Affairs Round-up, Kate Tunstall
If you have an opinion, you’ll find like minds in Kate’s monthly round-up. From petty peeves to politics, Kate doesn’t shy away from telling it like it is. This collection of posts from the community is about politics, news, current affairs, popular opinion and what has got you steaming this month! This round-up is a great way to see what matters to people within our community and keep your finger on the pulse. Contact Kate at @LessRefinedMind.
Our trio of Dad Blogger Round-up Editors take it in turns to serve up the latest from all the BritDads out there! These posts can be about any subject from the humorous to the factual and brings you parenthood from the man’s perspective.
Contact the team at @thatchamdad, @blogger_dad and @dadvworld
Education Round-up, Alice Langley
Education is one of those subjects that affects all parents from choosing schools to coping at school to going on educational trips! Whether your post about education is serious, factual, lighthearted or wise, send it for inclusion in this round-up to @ImAliceLangley.
Environment Round-up, Kate Davis
Do you want to learn about being more eco-friendly? Maybe you have heard about fracking and want to know what it is, or have something to say about climate change? If it’s about the environment, it is in this round-up. Send all your posts about the environment to @katedavis.
Expat Round-up, Greta Solomon
This post brings together expat bloggers from all over the world or bloggers who are thinking about relocating. With subjects such as culture shock, extreme emotional roller coasters, homesickness and wanderlust, if you live an expat existence, have done so in the past, or are considering it in the future, then this round-up is for you. Send your posts for consideration to Greta by email.
Family Days Out Round-up, Kara Guppy
Have you taken the kids to the farm recently or to a theme park? Maybe you went to the beach or had a day out with the grandparents? Whatever the family day out, Kara would like to hear about it. This round-up is a great one to check if you are stuck for ideas of how to entertain the kids over a weekend or school holiday! Send your posts to @ChelseaMamma.
Finance Round-up, Ness Charles
If you’ve got money on your mind, you’ll enjoy the Finance Round-up. This post brings together a collection of fiscal features; it could be about household budgeting, mortgage matters, loans or how to fix your financial woes. If it’s about money, it’s in this round-up. Send your posts to @jibberjabberuk.
Fitness Round-up, Mirka Moore
Jogging, Zumba, Powerhoop, weights, yoga or anything in between- whatever your fitness preference, if you like to blog about it, we want to know about it! This round-up features your fitness stories, tips and experiences. To be included, send your posts to @Fitness4Mamas.
Food Round-up, Kirsty Phillipson-Lowe
Food, glorious food! Are you searching for a recipe, want some inspiration for dinner or just want to look at food? This monthly round-up covers the best from our cooking bloggers and will make you want to lick the screen. Send your posts for inclusion to Kirsty via Twitter.
Gardening Round-up, Elaine Croft
We can’t help thinking that one of our new regular columns makes life a little more beautiful. The Gardening Round-up is coming soon! It will feature great content on gardening, whether in a small window box or a 70-foot expanse. Don’t miss it — you’ll be inspired to get digging yourself. Send your posts for inclusion by email.
Health Round-up Sam Wills
This round-up is about all matters health related, from your physical body to metal health. If you have a post that fits the bill, from any aspect of health and wellbeing including preventative health care, simply email Sam.
Home & Design Round-up, Amanda Cottingham
If you want to look at beautiful interiors, find inspiration for your next home design project or simply love to see how other people decorate their homes, you’ll hanker after each instalment of this round-up. Whether you have a “how to” post to share or simply want to showcase your lifestyle, submit your posts to @amandacotting.
Inspirational Round-up, Michelle Pannell and Lizzie Roles
Sometimes we all just need a bit of inspiration, some good news or a story about overcoming adversity. Maybe even a lovely thought of the day or to cheer someone on. Whatever the story, you’ll find positivity here. Send your positively inspirational blog posts to @michelletwinmum and Lizzie to get into this heartwarming round-up.
Instagram Round-up, Amy Treasure
This round-up celebrates Instagrammers and brings you technical know-how for the platform that is the “happy place” of many a blogger! Each month find out what is buzzing in the Instagram community and discover new accounts to follow as well as sharing your own expertise. Send your posts about Instagram to @MrandMrsTplus3.
Life Changes Round-up, Oana Papaconstantinou
This round-up tackles the thorny issues of life, including grief, bereavement, long-term suffering of any kind or a life event that has brought about big changes. Some of these reads are not easy, but we are proud to give our bloggers a way to share their voice and seek a community for support. To send in your post for the Life Changes Round-up, tweet @mamashaven.
LOL Round-up, Claire Kirby
This round-up will have you laughing out loud and snorting your tea. If you’ve ever been wedged in the rollers at soft play, or left the house without the change bag the day your kid projectiles, you’ll know that the best thing to do is laugh. Check out this humorous round-up that will instantly put a smile on your face, and help you realise that this chaos is ‘normal’. If you have a post to share for this round-up, tweet @lifeloveanddd.
Mums & Tots Round-up, Katy What Katy Said
The Mums & Tots Round-up includes your posts about the pre-schoolers, whether it be child’s play or serious subjects. If you have written about your toddler or nursery-aged child, then let @WhatKatySaidUK know all about it!
Mums in Business Round-up, Joanne Dewberry
Whether directing an empire or working from the kitchen table, the Mums in Business Round-ups provide tips, inspiration and stories about running a business around children. Find support and how to’s here and to submit your post for inclusion, tweet @CharlieMoos.
Newbies Round-up, Aby Moore
Learn about the newest bloggers on the scene in this warm and inclusive round-up. Each month Newbie Editor Aby shares posts from the newest bloggers, including posts from re-launched blogs. If your blog is less than 18 months old and you want to be considered for inclusion in the round-up, email Aby here.
Party Inspirations Round-up, Sara-Jayne Jones
Tell us about your celebrations! From how to throw a fun child’s birthday to planning a larger event or even a wedding, your exciting party posts belong in this round-up. It is also a great place to get inspired for your next do. Submit your post at @KeepUpJonesFami.
Pets Round-up, Liz Burton
Our furry (or non-furry) friends are part of the family. This round-up celebrates all our pets. Whether you have a cat or dog, rabbit or chinchilla, reptile or rodent, whatever your animal, we’d love to know about them. To include your blog post in the Pets Round-up, tweet @missielizzieb.
This round-up features words to make your heart sing. Here are posts about poetry and prose, beautifully written and shared each month to highlight the talent in our community. Did you write your magnum opus or simply a catchy limerick? Whether poetry or prose, send it in for this round-up. Tweet to @VicWelton and @WritingBubble.
Post 40 Bloggers Round-up, Melinda Fargo
This round-up celebrates the more (*ahem*) experienced bloggers. The bloggers who are over 40 years old talk across a range of subjects in this monthly round-up. Editor Mel highlights one great blogger each month with some wise words. If you wish to be featured, tweet @Post40Bloggers.
Reviews Round-up, Kate Fever
Hands up — who reads reviews before buying anything these days? Well, this is the round-up for all those savvy shoppers who want to know everything before their next purchase. From food to clothing, restaurants to bowling alleys, holidays to cars, whatever you have reviewed, send it in for consideration to this round-up. Simply tweet @FamilyFever.
SEND Round-up (Special educational needs and disability), Steph Curtis
Have you written about your experiences trying to get a diagnosis? Maybe you and your family cope with a disability and you are looking for others in the same situation. Whatever the disability or special need, this is the round-up that covers it. Posts can be about any subject but the thread in common is they are from bloggers who have an awareness and knowledge about SEND. To have your post featured, Tweet @stephc007.
Single Parent Round-up, Hannah Spannah
This round-up is the voice of single parents. Subjects range from co-parenting, coping alone, happy milestones and more. Whether you are a single mum or single dad, send in your posts Tweet @HannahSpannahCB
Snapshot Round-up, Charly Dove
The stunning photographers in our network are celebrated each month with this visually stunning round-up. Each month is themed and gives a glimpse into the bloggers’ everyday lives. And it’s not just for professional photographers. Even if you are just learning, tune in to this round-up. If you have taken a photo that you are extremely proud of, send it in to @The_Doves for inclusion.
Have you written about style, have a fantastic outfit to share or have a philosophy on chic living? Do you want inspiration and inside track on what looks great right now? This round-up brings you the latest fashions, as shown and discussed by our bloggers! To be “in style”, tweet @chellemccann or email Sian.
Teen & Tween Round-up, Sharon Parry
The pre-teenage and teenage years bring changes and challenges. The transition from childhood to adulthood is fascinating, hilarious and heart-breaking all at once and is a great source of inspiration for blog posts! If you have written about this unique stage of life, send your posts for consideration to Sharon by email.
Travel Round-up, Trish Burgess
Travels near and far are covered in this round-up. From holidays at home to vacations abroad, read all about the activities, weather, food, inspiration and means of travel here. To have your budget trips, family package holidays, luxury travel and travel tips to be included, tweet @mumsgoneto.
Life as a parent under 30 comes with its own challenges, whether still at school yourself or just starting your career, dealing with an unexpected pregnancy or married with three kids in your twenties. This new round-up celebrates the younger BritMums and Dads and the issues close to their hearts. Send your #ParentsUnder30 posts to @findingourfeet.
Video Round-up, Helen Sandle
Our vloggers are the stars in this monthly round-up! Whether you are a seasoned video blogger or just getting started, no matter your subject, share your YouTube videos or video blog posts with Helen at @justsayingmum.