Tag archive for "BritMums Live!"

expat life

Want to meet with fellow expats next year?

8 Comments 18 July 2012

At the BritMums Live 2012 conference this year I organised an expat meet-up. We had so much fun chatting and getting to know each other in 2011 that I thought, let’s do it again! Almost 30 people turned up, with 18 expats. No, it wasn’t exclusively expats, many of us brought friends who live in […]

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Why BritMums Live was awesome

17 Comments 27 June 2012

BritMums Live, the biggest blogging event on the UK calendar! Last weekend was the biggest blogging event on the UK calendar, BritMums Live! I was one of the people working on the Brilliance in Blogging Awards on the Friday night and I also worked in Room 1, introducing the sessions, which meant I was in […]

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Why I can’t wait for the Brilliance in Blogging Awards to be over

12 Comments 21 June 2012

You may think this is a post about blogging, but it’s not. Read on. For several (many) months I have been working on the 2012 Brilliance in Blogging Awards. I’ve been writing articles, collating votes and lists of blogs, emailing (hundreds and hundreds of emails), researching the best way to do different aspects of the […]

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How Brilliant is your Blogging?

4 Comments 07 March 2012

As part of my Family Week on The American Resident I thought I would tell you about a parent blogging award you might be interested in: BritMums is hosting the Brilliance in Blogging Awards – the BiBs, as a way to recognise the most creative, inventive and compelling blogging of the year! You can nominate […]

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BritMums Live!

2 Comments 27 February 2012

If you’re going to BritMums Live! you’ll see me there. Many of you know I now work with BritMums but I was going to the conference before I started hanging around with those cool cats. As there’s two more days to buy a ticket at a lower price (29 February), I thought I’d chip in […]

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