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.
Allergies Round-up, Lauren Gordon
The allergies round-up covers food allergies, hay fever, house dust and any other allergy you can imagine! If you suffer from allergies, have a story to tell about your experience or any advice on dealing with allergies, send your posts to Lauren for possible inclusion.
Arts & Crafts, Sarah Stockley
If you have been crafting with the kids, making something beautifully arty for yourself or have any how-to knowledge to share on anything creative, visit this round-up for your monthly inspiration. The projects in this round-up will showcase seasonal crafts and anything from paper art to crochet to decoupage and all manner of print art. Plus everything in between! To submit your post for consideration for this round-up, contact Sarah.
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, Jacqueline Bellefontaine
One of our popular round-ups celebrates all the delicious baking people do — from savoury breads to tempting cakes. If you have a recipe or story about baking, email in with your naughty but nice posts!
Books Round-up, Laura Summers
We all love a good book and this round-up is dedicated to everything fabulously bookish. From the classics to the latest sun lounger bonkbuster, if you have read it and blogged about it, we want to know! To have your posts featured in this round-up, simply send them to @laurasummers for possible inclusion.
Bumps & Babies Round-up, Julie Wigg
The start of new life is an exciting time, but also worrying, emotional, empowering and a multitude of other feelings – often all at the same time! Whether you are trying to become a parent, already have children and are embarking upon another, a first time mum or juggling multiple babies, this is the round-up for you. The Bumps & Babies round-up will curate blog posts from others in your situation, so you can find tips, empathy, support and likeminded people who know what it’s like! To send in your blog post for possible inclusion in this round-up, contact Jules.
Charity, Su Chanprasong
This round-up focuses on the spirit of giving and goodwill. There are many bloggers out there raising awareness for charities and good causes through their blogs, taking part in fundraising, supporting others and rolling up their sleeves to make the world a better place. This round-up celebrates them all and features the bloggers’ posts about their charitable endeavours. If you have written about a cause or doing something charitable, send your blog posts to Su for possible inclusion in this round-up.
Current Affairs Round-up, Laura O’Donnell
What’s been hitting the headlines this month? We’re talking all things on the news agenda in our current affairs column, whether that’s politics, hard news or a new study about how mum influencers are taking over the planet. (We made the last one up, but we’re sure it’s imminent.) This column is a great way to see what matters to people within our community and keep your finger on the pulse. To send your blog posts for possible inclusion in this round-up, contact Laura.
Our 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 guys at @thatchamdad, and @dadvworld
Education Round-up, Zara Walker
Education is one of those subjects that affects all parents from choosing schools, home schooling, coping at school to going on educational trips! Whether your post about education is serious, factual, lighthearted or wise, we want to hear about it for possible inclusion in this round-up. To have your post included in this round-up simply email Zara.
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, Maria Tumolo
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 Maria 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.
Food Round-up, Lesley Garden and Michelle Rolfe
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 Lesley and Michelle by email.
Happiness Round-up, Annette Demetriou
The happiness round-up is here to showcase all those lovely slices of sunshine beaming their way across the blogsphere. No matter how big or small, we want to celebrate your parenting victories and experiences, little one’s firsts and things that have made you and your family smile. Think parenting high-fives, yes moments and the little things that make you feel all warm and fuzzy. Send your posts to Annette.
Health & Fitness Round-up, Pollyanna Hale
This round-up is about all matters health and fitness related, from your physical body to metal health. From jogging, Zumba and protein to posts about health and wellbeing including preventative health care, we want to read about them all. If you have written about health or fitness, have some great tips to give or want to share your fitness story, send all posts to Polly for consideration.
Home & Design Round-up, Jessica Brown
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 @JessicaBrown05.
How To’s Round-up, Clare Nicholas
We all want to know how to do things, right? From blogging tips to household tips, Twitter tips, confidence tips, WordPress tips or in-depth tutorials. Whatever you are sharing your step-by-step knowledge about, we want to share! To be included in the round-up showcasing the best advice from around the blogosphere, submit your post for inclusion to Clare @emmys_mummy.
Inspirational Round-up, Georgina Clarke
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 Georgina to get into this heartwarming round-up.
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.
Outdoor Adventure Round-up: Lucy Holmes
We love getting the family and kids outdoors and into nature, and this round-up celebrates all the outdoor fun and adventures enjoyed by BritMums bloggers. There’s also help and advice to encourage kids to get outdoors and connect with nature more and there’ll even be room for parent-only adventures too! If you’ve had a fab experience outside, whether a mini-adventure among the conker trees or a huge family adventure or challenge, please share it with Lucy for this exciting round-up!
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.
Photography Round-up, Charly Dove
Tips on photography, visual trends and round-ups of the most stunning images from our community are all celebrated in this theme. There is something here for beginners, experts and hobbyists alike – for all things photography related, contact @The_Doves for possible inclusion in these posts.
Pinterest Round-up, Rachel Bustin
Pinterest is gaining a lot of traction at the moment, with bloggers trying to take on the platform. Here’s a round-up full of hints and tips for this visual social channel and highlighting great Pinners! To send in your post about Pinterest for possible inclusion in this round-up, simply Tweet Rachel.
Poetry & Prose Round-up, Victoria Welton
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 with your submission.
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, Katie Davis
Written a review you are particularly proud of? Gadgets, restaurants, beauty, clothing, baby products, stationery, cars – we’d love to read it & include it in our monthly Review Round-up. We all read reviews before buying anything these days so this is the round-up for all those savvy shoppers who want to know everything before their next purchase! Simply send your blog posts for consideration to our Reviews Editor, Katie Davis!
SEND Round-up (Special educational needs and disability), Ann from Rainbows Are Too Beautiful
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, contact Ann by email.
Shopping Hauls Round-up, Lauretta at Home and Horizon
This new round-up looks at the rise in popular ‘shopping hauls’ blog posts and vlogs. From fashion hauls to food, homeware hauls to beauty – and also your great deals. Whatever you are buying and blogging or vlogging, we want to see! This round-up is your place for year round inspiration with hauls for Valentines day; festival hauls; ‘back to school’ hauls (all the stationery!) and even Christmas present hauls. To send your shopping haul for possible inclusion, contact Lauretta.
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
Style Round-up, Sian Ganly
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 email Sian.
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 and Jo by email.
TV Critic Sarah Lawton Coombs
It’s a simple question that can be quite difficult to answer: What should I watch on TV? Our TV Critic can help! From the reality show that everyone has been talking about to the latest award winning drama and everything in between, Sarah looks at mainstream TV, checks out Netflix and brings us her must sees. It’s a tough job, but somebody has to do it! Contact Sarah by email.
Video Round-up, Kate Kirk
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 Kate by email.
Working Mums Round-up, Fi Newsam
The Working Mum’s round-up is about the emotional side of being a parent and juggling it with a career. Coping with the return to work post-maternity leave, wondering whether you should quit your job to be a SAHM, how childcare impacts on your kids, how to find a balance between work and family life and all the softer issues and emotions that being a working mum raises. If you have posts on this subject, send them to Fi for possible inclusion in this round-up.