Bringing Up Brits

Shepherds, fayres and Christmas cakes – Oh my!

Shepherds, fayres and Christmas cakes – Oh my!

Good luck to those who have young children in UK schools! Christmas madness all starts this week and if you’re like me with three children in three different schools, then your calendar will be jam packed. My top tip for keeping track of where and when you’re supposed to be for each child at each […]

First trip to the orthodontist in Britain

Today I learned something new about my adopted home country that was really good. I took my 13 year old son to the orthodontist after having been referred by our dentist a few months ago. This was the first time I’ve had experience with an orthodontist here in the UK and my husband had never […]

Easter Holidays in the UK

Easter Holidays in the UK

My kids think Easter in America is amazing. They experienced it two years ago in Florida with their American grandparents, one of their American Aunts and one of their American Uncles. The weather was hot, the food was amazing and the Easter eggs and candy were never ending. It was an amazing time and the […]

Back to the UK

Getting ready to fly back. I am so sad. Even though we are going ‘home’ I don’t feel like we are going home. This is so much my home even more than I realised while living and raising a family in Britain – its really overwhelming this feeling of home here. Even more so because […]