Would you let your child strike for the planet?

There isn’t an adult alive in the UK that hasn’t heard of teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg. She shot to fame after skipping school to strike outside the Swedish Parliament last year. In the 40 weeks that have followed, she has given her trademark blunt and unflinching speeches all over the world. In her speech…

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Current Affairs: The Royal Baby & other stories

Have you heard there’s a new royal kid on the block? Apparently, this fellow is a bit of a heartbreaker, and goes by the name of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. No, I’ve not heard of him either. Ho, ho. It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these round-ups of current affairs posts. I’m sure…

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Presents fit for a Prince!

(The BritMums reviewer was provided the products mentioned free to test and review. All opinions are the reviewer’s own.) With half the world watching the news about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle having their baby this week, there are many questions on everyone’s lips. The whole world is speculating what the new baby will be…

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Celebrating the royal baby!

Today’s announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is wonderful news – a baby boy! I remember back in 2013 when Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge stood on the steps of the Lindo Wing, to show off her new son. The excitement for a royal baby and the whole ‘door watch’ as news channels…

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Advice for divorced parents taking their children on holiday this summer

Did you know that divorced or separated parents need permission from the other partner to take their children abroad? A little-known UK law means it’s a legal requirement for divorced or separated parents to get written permission from their estranged partner if they wish to take children overseas. Failure to do so could cause holiday-wrecking…

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