Travel Round-up: Latest trips abroad

Last month’s round-up was packed full of suggestions for days out in the UK. This time, we are travelling further afield, leaving this island of ours and seeing what’s on offer abroad. Taking to the waters just off our British shores, Sally from Who’s The Mummy? was welcomed onto Royal Caribbean’s new ship, Anthem of…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Boundaries and meltdowns

Summer might finally be here, but it’s no fun for some of our teens and tweens. May and June is exam time. There’s SATs and the dreaded secondary transfer for our year 6s, something I remember only too well from last year (I’m so glad it’s another two years before I have to go through…

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Expat Round-up: Picking up something from everywhere

As many of you know, over on The American Resident I write about the long term expat lifestyle, making an almost permanent home in another country (the ‘almost’ is probably more in my head than reality as it would be difficult to accept I have moved permanently). This means I’m one of those expats who…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Letting go and laughing

Welcome to the second Britmums teen and tween round-up. Did you know that teens and tweens are just people? I know, hard to believe sometimes when you’re living with them. They’re just stuck between childhood and adulthood. One minute they’re pulling away and being all indpendent (and perhaps just a little bit grumpy), the next…

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Teens and Tweens Round-up: Tissues, tough times and teenage girls

Welcome to the very first teens and tweens round-up. Because parenting doesn’t stop when kids start school. In fact, it moves into a whole different phase. There’s no nappies and weaning to worry about it, but there’s a whole load of angst heading your way. The tween and teen years are a bumpy ride. Strap…

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