Bringing Up Brits

When our family became complete – Happy Birthday Jonah

When our family became complete – Happy Birthday Jonah

After the birth of our daughter 11 years ago, our family was pretty perfect. We had a baby boy followed closely after by a baby girl. We had a house and we both had good jobs. We were very happy. So why did I feel that I wasn’t done yet? Why did I feel that […]

It’s a Minion cake!

It’s a Minion cake!

Although Jonah’s actual birthday is this coming Saturday, he had his birthday party (a joint party with his best friend) this past Saturday. They were born within two weeks of each other, they’re in the same class at school, have many of the same friends and live two doors down from each other. Seemed to […]

World Book Day in the UK

World Book Day in the UK

Today is World Book Day and over the years my two older children have gone as Harry Potter, Robin Hood, Lucy Pevensie, Reepacheep, Nancy Drew, Heidi, Tinkerbell and Michelangelo. I’m sure there were more but I can’t recall off the top of my head. My daughter Anna Grace loves books more than anything and goes […]

How to exhaust a 4 year old

How to exhaust a 4 year old

Over the past 5 weeks we’ve been living in chaos with all our stuff from our loft (which is being converted into a bedroom) spread out around our house and in our rooms, dust and mess from the builders (who tend to arrive before 8am every morning), dripping ceilings and freezing cold coming in from […]