Bringing Up Brits

One of my favorite places

One of my favorite places

One of the great joys of living in England is the setting. Just down the road from us, there is this beautiful little town complete with medieval castle, winding river, historical ruins, museum, riverside walks, ducks and swans. It has something for everyone – playground, walks, shops, cafes, ice cream, restaurants, art galleries, antiques, churches, […]

Happy 4th of July

Happy 4th of July

Wishing all Americans near and far a very Happy 4th of July! We are celebrating in Arundel, a beautiful castle town in West Sussex, at The Loft in Sparks Yard where they are putting on an all American weekend. It’s burgers and beer (A&W for the kids), fries and milkshakes. This time last year, my […]

Bringing up a Brit in the USA – Guest Post

Bringing up a Brit in the USA – Guest Post

When we arrived in the USA, my son, Harry, was four years old, nearly five. When we return to the UK next year, he will be will seven years old, nearly eight. That’s a lot of growing up in three years whatever side of the pond you are on, but to be faced with an […]

Happy 4th of July and Happy Anniversary BUB!

Happy 4th of July and Happy Anniversary BUB!

A very festive Happy 4th to all my American friends and family wherever you are in the world today. Happy 2nd anniversary to Bringing Up Brits: Expat Parents Raising Cross-Cultural Kids in Britain. I never thought I’d become an author and two years ago today I did it! Now I am working on my second […]

Bringing Up Brits on the 4th of July – SPECIAL POST

Bringing Up Brits on the 4th of July –  SPECIAL POST

A very Happy Independence Day to all my American readers and parents who are ‘Bringing Up Brits’! I hope you are doing something to celebrate no matter where you are in the world today. We will be having hot dogs and potato salad and we’ll attempt to watch the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks on […]