Bringing Up Brits

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Bringing Up Brits
I am an American expat mother living in England. I've been here since 1999, am married to a British man and have 3 children, all born in the UK.
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  • A little tea break 1 week ago As we approach our annual family holiday, now seems like a good time to break for tea (so say the English) and to regroup (so say the Americans). I will be sure to post if anything significant happens with my bid to become a British citizen or if I come across a guest post that […]The post A...
  • Thank You Teacher 2 weeks ago It’s that time of year when school children break up for summer and say farewell to their teachers. It’s a sad and happy time – sad to say goodbye and happy to be on holiday. Teachers can make or break our children’s school experience and they play a vital role in our children’s every day...
  • Silent Sunday 3 weeks ago The post Silent Sunday appeared first on Bringing Up Brits.
  • Happy 4th of July 2014 3 weeks ago Wishing everyone a very happy 4th of July today! If you live in the USA, then I’m sure you’re gonna have a great day. If you’re living outside the USA, I hope you get to celebrate in some way – even if just a little bit. Today is the 3rd anniversary of the publication of […]The post Happy...
  • Bringing Up Teenagers 3 weeks ago My first-born baby boy is thirteen today. How exciting for him! He is now a teenager and is entering a new phase in his young life. My how he’s grown up over the past few years, sniff sniff. Why am I so emotional? It’s just a number right? I suppose it’s because he’s growing up […]The...

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Heidi Walker
16:31 PM November 09, 2012

I love Meghan's Bringing Up Brits Blog, always relevant, honest and thought provoking posts! Meghan got the conversation going on the topic of raising your children in a country that is not your own, this topic is relevant wherever you are doing this which is why her blog is so impactful. Meghan has created a community through her book and blog and that makes a lot of people feel more at home in their adopted country, the UK.

Jennifer Trew
16:10 PM November 13, 2012

I love reading Meg's blog! It is witty, funny and it makes me feel far less isolated living in England. Her blog is very relevant to me even though I do not raise my kids in England, I get great comfort from the feeling I am not alone out there. She has really built a name for herself as an expert with her blog, book and TV guest appearances! You really deserve to win Meg - good luck!

Amanda
19:09 PM November 16, 2012

I love the discussion about raising your kids in a different country than the one you were born in yourself. I'm a Brit in the Netherlands essentially raising Dutch kids and Meghan's blog about raising her kids as an American in Britain is eye opening and entertaining. Great insights into parenting in a foreign country.

Liz Fisher-Frank
14:57 PM November 19, 2012

Great writing by Meg and a great and am sure, very well needed, blog. For those who move to the UK, this must be a really helpful and supportive read. Likewise, for those who are born and bred in the UK, it most certainly creates a whole new perspective around the difficulties people face when moving here. Great stuff.

Suzanne Rowland
17:23 PM November 19, 2012

This blog is really well-written and always interesting. I am not an expat but I enjoy reading about life in this country from another perspective.

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