Politics round-up: Bloggers standing for election and more

Welcome to this months politics round-up. I am starting with a big shout out to two bloggers who I hugely admire. They have both taken the decision to stand for election as councillors in their local area in May. Their ability to put themselves forward, to find time, to want to make a difference –…

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Politics Round-up: Scotland decides!

The Scottish Referendum takes place a week today. This momentous vote could change things for all of us in Britain, whichever side of the border you live on, so it is something I have been watching with interest. As an English person my urge is to beg them to stay, but equally if I was…

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Politics Round-up: Young voters & food poverty

My daughter turns 18 in three months time, just a little too young to vote in the European and Local elections at the end of this month. Mary from Keynko‘s daughter has hit the milestone just in time, and Mary’s post talks about her pride in her children’s interest in politics and looks at the broader…

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Politics Special – Scottish Independence

I recently received an email in my capacity as politics editor for BritMums. It was enquiring as to whether we would be writing about the upcoming referendum on Scottish independence. Of course we will be, I replied. Then feeling rather under-educated on the matter myself I asked some fellow bloggers who are far more informed to…

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Working parents Round-up: Mummy madness & magnificence

Phew – this is a week late *confession* That’s because at the moment I don’t know my arse from my elbow; in fact, I would quite like to take a break from life and get a moment’s peace. It would be nice just to sit down on my elbow. It’s spreading due to lack of…

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