Thought your family was complicated? Think again…
Weddings are joyous affairs centering around the union of a besotted couple very much in love, right? Wrong. Well, wrong if you’re part of the eclectic mix of people that make up the Griffin family, then all bets are off. With one fake marriage, two real ones, a barrage of ... Continue reading
Julia Donaldson’s new book, The Singing Mermaid, is a sparkling read for pre-schoolers and early readers
Don’t you just love picture books that have some texture on each page, as well as amazing imagery?
The Singing Mermaid, written by Julia Donaldson (the current Children’s Laureate and best known for writing The Gruffalo) and illustrated by Lydia Monks (The Rhyming Rabbit, Babbit and What the Ladybird Heard), offers glitter ... Continue reading
This Christmas your child can get a message from Disney's Mickey Mouse
Today Disney opened up bookings for your children to get a magical Christmas phone call from Mickey Mouse!
The first 1 million people to sign up will get a call from the world's most famous mouse, before Christmas day.
Each call is special, with Mickey sending his festive wishes to your little one. ... Continue reading
A trip to a Build-A-Bear workshop not only results in a fab new toy, it also leaves wonderful memories
A visit to Build-A-Bear is always a special occasion and for my two children, Kit and Natasha, the excitement had been brewing for several weeks. So come the morning of our planned outing, they could barely contain themselves. As an extra special treat, they had both been allowed to choose a ... Continue reading
MFM user Kay tells us what she and her son thought of the Barmy Britain comedy caper.
Show in a nutshell:Horrible Histories Barmy Britain is about how totally bonkers our historical figures and events have been here in good old Blighty. Told in the very unique HH way, brilliantly and totally hilariously!
Who went:Kay Stonall 43, took her four-year-old son Archie.Best for:From approximately four years ... Continue reading
MFM review of Dora the Explorer and The City of Lost Toys
Show in a nutshell:Dora & her friends lose their favourite toys, so with the help of the "Map" & "Backpack" they set off to find them in "The City of Lost Toys"... but they need to get there before Swiper the sneaky fox!The duration of the show ... Continue reading
We spent the morning getting to grips with LeapFrog’s latest gadgets...and boy, are they addictive!
After the success of the LeapPad tablet last year, MFM was excited to see what new gadgets LeapPad would be showcasing for 2012, .
And of course, they didn’t disappoint!
First, MFM was introduced to the LeapPad2, an upgrade of the interactive tablet for children the brand launched last year.
It’s a touch-screen tablet ... Continue reading
Proud parents of Olympians swapped stories and were serenaded by X Factor star at the grand opening of their London base
Olympics fever has well and truly gripped MFM HQ, so we were super excited to meet the mums and dads of Olympians from around the world at the official opening of P&G's Global Family Home.
As part of its 'Thank you mum' campaign, Olympic sponsor P&G has created a home-away-from-home for the ... Continue reading
Aid reading and writing with fun and games from the Alphablocks
Alphablocks magazine is the perfect way to complement your child’s reading and writing, with fun phonic characters.
The new monthly magazine has cute alphabet characters, the Alphablocks, who will help your little one with their ABCs in a fun and friendly way. Children and parents can play alphabet games, join letters to ... Continue reading
Celebrate your bump with the gorgeous Autumn/Winter maternity collection from Boden
If you're looking for a on-trend yet easy to style solution for dressing that ever-expanding bump, look no further than Boden's Autumn/Winter maternity collection which launches online today. From the perfect fit skinny jeans and basic but brilliantly fitting tops, to pretty Boden print wrap dresses there is something to ... Continue reading
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