Brit Mums carnival – Time to party!

Carnival time when bloggers from all over the blogosphere send me a link to their favourite post that they’d like to put forward for you to read. I have read them all and classed them under different sections some funny, some serious, some brilliant entertaining ideas for your children and some wonderful parenting tales that everyone can relate to.

Pour yourself a carnival cocktail and settle down for a brilliant read, print them off if you’re due to go on holiday and bookmark for future reference if you have to run off somewhere

Off we go then,

Kids summer activities

Cats yellow Days – Shortbread, making it with kids

Cherished by Me – Pirate party fun

Baby Budgeting – Making Perfume and attracting butterflies

Real Suburban Mummy – Keep the kids busy this school holidays

Scandinavian Sojourn – Legoland

Red Tart Art – Salt Play Doughs

Choc Orange City Mum – Rainy day activities

South of the River MumĀ – The best Maths sites for children

Bloggers discuss

Mammasaurus – Letters to the Tooth Fairy

Mum 2 Baby Insomniac – Please don’t gauge my eyes out

Real Suburban Mummy – Unleashing the actor within

The Dairy of a Frugal Family – You can’t put a price on some things

Boo and Me – Under the cover of darkness I am a mummy

Dummy Mummy – Letter to the baby

Crumbs and Pegs – Seeing Blue

Where the brass bands play – Shrinking Violet

Cafe Bebe – Relationship SOS

Mari’s World – Why can’t he see what I can see

Feisty Tapas – The Changing Bag

A Modern Mother – My daughter is being bullied

Gentle Hands baby massage – How old is too old to massage your baby

Narrowboat Wife – Living aboard a narrowboat

Mummy Mishaps – Let’s talk about sex

Kids Party Heaven – Boundaries, a safe place to run free

Rebecca English – Lessons for my children

Frankie Parker – Friends as good as family

You gotta laugh…

The Working Parent – We believe in fairies

Four down mum to go – Turn volume down

Food for thought

The Veggie Experience – On the precipice of Primary School

The Real Supermum – The Day I said Goodbye to my Marriage

Muddling Along Mummy – I want some decent role models

The Mum Blog – Won’t get out of bed for less than a bar of chocolate

The Baby Wife – Merci Michel and Madge

jfb57 – Canary Wharf and Parkinsons, the last slice

Domestic Goddess – Ten signs you’ve become middle aged

Who’s The Mummy? – Another Tale of Domestic Excellence

More Than Just A Mother – Wardrobe Woes

Joanne Mallon – Dear School


Piglet in a Poke – It’s a Family Affair

Thank you everyone for joining in, I’m currently camping and our connection is very touch and go so if you could please Tweet for me that would be wonderful. Enjoy the August Carnival xxxxx

PPS If you were late and missed the deadline, please add your link in the comment box and as I get the chance I will add them to the main body :)


  1. Joanne Mallon
    August 2, 2011 / 9:26 AM

    Thank you very much for featuring my post – I’m off to read the others now!

  2. Frankie Parker
    August 2, 2011 / 11:50 AM

    Oh no i forgot to get my post to you, last week was a bit crazy… Some good reads on here…

  3. August 2, 2011 / 12:27 PM

    Thanks for squeezing me in at the last minute Mari! A very well organised carnival.

  4. A Modern Mother
    August 2, 2011 / 4:15 PM

    Thanks for putting this together Mari, as usual, a great collection of posts from the trenches of motherhood!

  5. Domestic goddesque
    August 2, 2011 / 6:51 PM

    Wow- I bow to your superior organisational skills: awesome Carnival!

  6. August 2, 2011 / 8:00 PM

    Well done Mari! Excellent way to organise all those posts. Off to have a read now!

  7. August 2, 2011 / 9:43 PM

    Fab carnival – must have take you hours to put together, and in this heat! Respect x

  8. CherishedByMe
    August 4, 2011 / 8:58 AM

    Thanks for doing it…what a lot there. I look forward to finding some new blogs. :) Enjoy the camping!! XX

  9. August 5, 2011 / 1:17 PM

    I’m taking my ipad on holiday and looking forward to catching up on all the blogs here. I missed the deadline. Can you add this? I’m reviewing the summer school from The Maths Factor.
    Milly (south of the river mum)
    PS – hope you are enjoying the camping!

  10. August 5, 2011 / 2:16 PM

    Thank you for putting this together and including my post Mari. Look forward to reading all the other entries.

  11. August 7, 2011 / 4:48 PM

    Oooh what a very long list! Well done you for pulling it all together and thank you for including me ;-)

    Maggy x

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