Tweens & Teens: Screens, school, independence & anxiety!

Hi BritMums readers! I’m Liberty and I am delighted to join you as a new joint editor for the tweens and teens Round-up together with Jo who blogs at Mother of Teenagers. I am looking forward to getting to know this community some more as well as getting stuck into reading some interesting and varied…

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Super star nativity: 9 types of children to spot at your school!

My eldest child has been a very enthusiastic Christmas stocking, a somewhat disgruntled chicken, and a rather bossy angel.  It is my absolute favourite thing about Christmas.  The Nativity play.  Last year I didn’t get to see one as Big has now reached the heady heights of junior school.  But this year it all begins…

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11 Signs you have a toddler on the school run

The Summer holidays will soon be but a distant memory.  Soon we will be moaning about wet school runs and homework. Doing the school run with a toddler in tow presents a whole new set of challenges.  It’s easy when they are babies and sit in their buggies being cooed at by everyone in the…

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9 signs it’s the end of the school year

Christmas time is always hectic.  But the end of the school year brings with it a to-do list that can rival Santa’s.  So. Much. To. Remember. Your head is spinning and you don’t remember what you volunteered yourself to do at the school fete.  These are the signs that it is definitely the end of…

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Secondary school and settling down

A few weeks into the new term and hopefully we’re all settling down. Our big kids and us, as parents, should be getting used to our new routines – new schools, new subjects and even university. So here’s what our teens and tweens have been up to this month… As her kids start a new…

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