#DolceVitaBloggers Linkup - #1 December 2017 - 'The Italian Connection'

#DolceVitaBloggers Linkup - #1 December 2017 - 'The Italian Connection'

December: The Italian Connection

Our topic for the month of December is 'The Italian Connection'

What is your connection to Italy? Did you marry into an Italian family? Are you Italian? Do you just love Italia? You can interpret this however you wish and we can't wait to read your posts! All of the hosts will also write on this theme. 

We thought it was a great starting place to all learn a bit more about each

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Best Blogging Equipment

Best Blogging Equipment

Where do you start when you're new to blogging? Can you really just start typing away in your pajamas? Technically yes! All you need is a laptop/pc and a phone. However in my short journey into the online word I've realised there are some items that do make your life easier. 

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The rise of the mummy bloggers

The rise of the mummy bloggers

Mummy bloggers have had their fair share of bad press recently. But is it well deserved? What does it take to become successful at blogging and actually make a living out of it? 

I spoke to Talya Stone, Creator of top 1% UK parenting  blog 'Motherhood The Real Deal'. We talked hours, pay, Mumsnet and the delightful Daily Mail! Find out more here...

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Italian Design: A nation of fashionistas or forward thinkers?

Italian Design: A nation of fashionistas or forward thinkers?

Since meeting my Italian Husband I’ve come to realise that firstly ‘La bella figura’ which means ‘To make a good impression’ is one of the most important traits in Italian culture and that appearance and design are at the heart of everything we touch.

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Mini Maker Faire: Saturday 29 July

Mini Maker Faire: Saturday 29 July

Are you free on Saturday 29 July? Wondering what to do with the children the first week of the summer holidays? 

Head over to the Mini Makers Faire! The list of activities for little ones is so diverse, they will experiment with things they rarely get their little hands on! Do you have a mini maker, inventor, creative in the house? Find out more here...

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Language learning for children with One Third Stories!

Language learning for children with One Third Stories!

One Third Stories is a wonderful bilingual book company started by Alex Somervell and Jonny Pryn. I haven't come across anything quite like these beautiful books before so I wanted to learn more. How can these resources benefit our children and help them with language learning?

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One Third Stories: GIVEAWAY! (Closed)

One Third Stories: GIVEAWAY! (Closed)

Children start to learn languages at school in the UK age 7 years old. This is a bit of a revolution as until 2015 the starting age was 11. 

We all pick up languages easier the earlier we start, (The best time is ages 0-5!) After that it becomes more effort but it's still absolutely possible to master it. 

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I'More Kids: Building self-esteem in our children

I'More Kids: Building self-esteem in our children

I recently met Somayeh and Krystle of I'More Kids at a brilliant @LuckyThingsBlog Meetup! These events are fantastic for bringing together women with incredible projects and these ladies are no different. 

If you've yet to discover I'More Kids they are a children's lifestyle brand that uses positive words and affirmations to uplift and encourage our little ones. 

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