Tag archive for "BritMums"


Are blog conferences really necessary?

12 Comments 27 June 2013

Short answer: No. Blog conferences are not necessary to life, or even to successful blogging. I can learn most of what I need to learn about blog design, blog writing and blog marketing online. I can network new readers and great connections through Twitter, Facebook and other blogs. I can support my existing networks the […]

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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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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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Partnered Post/Reviews

Carnage at the school gates

6 Comments 21 February 2012

Along with Jen and Susanna of BritMums I recently attended a screening of the movie Carnage ahead of its February 3 release date. Carnage is relevant to BritMums (and other mums/moms and dads) because it covers issues many parents and couples face–even if not exactly the same way the couples in this film do. It […]

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Fact: less nagging helps save energy.

2 Comments 31 January 2012

Like I said in may last post about energy savings, if we practice good energy saving habits now, we won’t even think twice about them by the time our children are grown up. Because I feel so strongly about this, I have decided to work with BritMums and British Gas on a sponsored post campaign […]

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