The Brit Mums Blog Carnival (A wedding, a celebrity and the whole kitchen sink)

Well the Brit Mums carnival is a spectacular celebration of fabulous bloggers.

What a talented line up there is in this blog carnival. It has been an absolute honour and pleasure to read all these posts. I hope you enjoy them too. These Brit Mum bloggers are reflective, creative, insightful, .funny, entrepreneurial and unafraid to speak out about important issues.  Here we go….

A celebrity in our midst

To kick off this week’s fabulous Brit Mums carnival I bring you a top celebrity. courtesy of Tim over at Bringing up Charlie (I guarantee you’ll go Wow!)

Anyway to less Hollywood but still Superstar Bloggers who are …

Reflective

A Small Hand in Mine writes about how it feels now it is all Gone

The subject is Staying at home and being made to feel guilty over at Diary of a Lagos Mum

A Working Mum posts about One for the album? and discusses taking photos in public places

Carol looks back at the great time she had at The Mad blog Awards over at the  Become a Mum Blogger Blog  where she deservedly won best post of the year (though I have to say the runners up were utterly brilliant too…ahem!)

Over at The Princess Poets Life Adventures lovely Lucy reflects on why  Autumn is her perfect time (with a bit of poetry too)

Multiple Mummy talks about mental health from a health professional perspective in Just because you can’t see it doesn’t mean it’s not there.

Creative

A simple and cheap recipe form Maris World to tickle those tasebuds  Spaghetti alla Pescatora, and over at Fun as Gran the kids are trying their hand at making Vegetable and fish cakes

Maggy at RedTedArt is being her usually fab and creative self by making this quick and easy Black Apple Rag Doll for her daughters second birthday. Gorgeous

Amanda from The Ana mum diary shows us her passion and shares some lush crafts she has recently perused at a local Minifolks Market

Lyndsey Young The Queen of Easy Green shares her top play tips in a vlog post about Autumn walks  and eco friendly fun activities for kids

Over on my new blog Family Budgeting I shared my Budget reasons to be cheerful and yes it’s been a good week all in all!

Some gruesome, messy and wonderful Halloween Party  Ideas come from Penny at the Alexander Residence and Liz form Me and My Shadow has some Smashing Alternative Pom Pom Pumpkins that are adorably cute rather than scary

 

Over at Mummy Salisbury’s Blog Kirsty is turning her attention to How to survive the Christmas shopping season  and she has some great tips (it’s also her first time here so do say Hi!

Focussed

Over at Yummy Mummy Flabby Tummy Laura is Dealing with Toddler Tantrums

Mallorca Mum on the Run is sharing her attempts to make some positive changes in Diet desperation and Rama-dumdum

There are Parking Wars over at Boo, Roo and Tigger too and another assertive blogger. You go girl!

Kizzy over at Mummy Needs  keeps it focussed  on self caring at Me Time Monday where this week she shares her Tip top tips for nails too.

In Pay Attention Mummy over at Mama’s Little Baby Loves mama Fiona seems to have been a little unfocussed but as she is VERY pregnant she has a great excuse

Muddling Along Mummy  has so much going on she asks can some just add an extra hour onto the day

 

Insightful

Expat mum in Portugal talks about When one becomes two and all the changes a second child can bring, She’s spot on!

Mama Sherry is rediscovering the world of babies 6 years on and declares that Nobody knows what they are talking about

21st century mum gives us some clues to our babies star sign linked  personalities in Gemini Babies go to Hollywood

 

Funny

Stress Mummy is sharing her family dilemma in What do you call your lady bits

Domestic Goddessque is reflecting on the Legacies of Child bearing in a very funny post . Mind your pelvic floor now!

Over at waterbirthplease a classic tale of children embarrassing their mothers is told in ‘At  (that poor chemist!)

Carol over at Dance without Sleeping shares the cautionary story of Why you shouldn’t litter, which is just too funny!

Entrepreneurial

Jen at Sign and the City is talking about Baby Shows for showcasing your baby related business and shows us how to network.

Over at Family Friendly Working we hear all the Business Mums Summit News and find out the category winners too. At Become a Mumpreneur we learn about the Business and Baby Show

Ace Inspire tell us Why you should write an eBook  and at over at The Mumpreneur blog we learn How to Make a Press Pack  Thanks ladies!

Tackling important issues

Jen from The Madhouse is a staunch advocate of children being allowed to be children and brings us the Homework Conversation an issue that we’ll all face at some point.

Aine (makes her carnival debut – hello!) and in her lovely blog And My Baby tells us about taking part in an international breastfeeding challenge

From Barefoot Mahala we have a rather shocking and serious post that we all need to get behind at Rape-the new joke

A brilliant post from Maggie Ayer called Eat less move more gives an important message to the government about what children need and tying in with this…

Sandy at Baby Baby tells the tale of The little girl and the diet she is sharing such an important story her and she made me sob! She also made me seriously think about messages in my parenting. Thank you Sandy. You are very brave, beautiful and wise.

Special blessings and congratulations….

We end with a divine wedding ….. Stacey at It Takes a Woman shares her Big, fat, awesome wedding and she is a vision of beauty in white and green. Congratulations Stacey, may your life together be filled with many blessings.

Thanks to each and every one of you for sharing you are a talented warm witty strong and wonderful bunch. Please go and visit each other and have a lovely time reading all these fabulous, quality posts. Been lovely hosting you…come back soon

Becky x

Star image courtesy of Jerry and heart by Jessica Tarn

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  1. Áine says:

    Thanks Becky! Looking forward to getting stuck in with lots of coffee over the course of today : )

  2. Becky says:

    There are some great reads here

  3. Susanna says:

    Great carnival! Thanks for putting this together,

  4. Becky says:

    It was an absolute pleasure i don’t get a lot of reading time. This was a real treat. Love the Brit Mums bloggers such quality

  5. Wow! Well done you a fab carnival indeed!

  6. Becky says:

    I know some fabulous posts Wpw Indeed,,, did you see those fab Hoff pics?

  7. Thank you for including me – bookmarking this to come back and read when I have a cup of tea and a bit more time!

  8. Becky says:

    You are most welcome.

  9. Elaine says:

    Wow what a massive carnival – well done for collecting so many posts

  10. Becky says:

    They took some reading but they are FAB!

  11. Liz Burton says:

    Thanks for doing this and including me. I’m off to read up on all the others now! x

  12. Becky says:

    Mots elcome your crafts are fab!

  13. Mari says:

    Fabulous carnival, I’m going to share it on my FB account too – thanks for including me, I’ve bookmarked as I’ll never get this lot read in one go! :)

  14. Thanks for including me! Just about to make myself a cuppa and have a good old read!

  15. Becky says:

    Mari and Janice you are most welcome thank you for taking part and enjoy!

  16. Sandy Calico says:

    I love the way you’ve put this together, thank you for including my post x

  17. kizzy says:

    Fab line up and thanks for sorting those posts out for us! You’re a star!!!

  18. Becky says:

    No probs Kizzy what a fabuloysus lot of writers these Brit mums are

  19. Becky says:

    Sandy thank you and you are very welcome

  20. Stamptasticltd says:

    Love the blog carnival! Especially like the article on exhibiting at the baby show-very informative and helpful! Thank you

  21. Becky says:

    Your very welcome

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