Bringing Up Brits

The Best European Cities to Visit with Kids

The Best European Cities to Visit with Kids

Visiting Europe is a never-ending journey. There are many things to see, to taste, to learn, to experience. So, for your trip to the continent with your kids, wouldn’t it be much more convenient to usher everyone around by driving? Luxury car hire companies in Europe like PrimeRent for example provide the perfect vehicles to […]

Christmas 2015 in pictures

Christmas 2015 in pictures

As we bring in the new year, I’m so thankful for my husband, my children and my family. Globally, 2015 has been a year of tragedy and terror for so many. Let’s hope 2016 brings rest and hope to those who need it most. Here’s our Christmas in pictures. Happy New Year everyone!   ****************** […]

It’s the little things that make you happy when living in England

It’s the little things that make you happy when living in England

Living in England as an American is mostly good. It takes a long time to learn how things are done, adapt, fit in, find friends, feel at home, and love the way of life here. It’s not easy, but it does get easier. I love talking to newbies, people who are struggling, people who need […]

Guest lecture to University students in London

Guest lecture to University students in London

WHAT: Guest lecture on raising cross cultural children in Britain to a group of American students studying child development WHO: Students of the University of Lipscomb, Nashville, TN USA WHERE: Russell Square, London UK Dr John Conger of Lipscomb University contacted me in January explaining that he was bringing a group of American students to […]

Look what’s here! Doctor Who stamps have arrived

Look what’s here! Doctor Who stamps have arrived

For Doctor Who fans, this year is all about celebrating 50 years of the infamous TV show about an eccentric ‘Doctor’ who travels through time fighting sometimes scary, sometimes hammy and sometimes the weirdest most vile enemies in all the universe. As an adult, did you poo poo the idea of the new Doctor Who […]

London meet up anyone?

London meet up anyone?

Inspired by one of my very lovely blog followers, I am putting the word out there that I intend to arrange a ‘Bringing Up Brits’ London meet-up (YES, in PERSON!) at some point this summer. You don’t have to be ‘bringing up Brits’ or even living here permanently. This invitation is open to anyone who follows my […]

Hello 2013 will I ever repatriate?

Hello 2013 will I ever repatriate?

This time of year is when people regroup, reorganize and think about plans and the future and what’s in store for them. They make promises to eat better, be better people, better parents, or just be BETTER in general. It’s like being clensed. The year is over and if it was a bad one, it’s […]