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