Author Archive

Books for little scientists

Jul 01 2017

The media are all about science and technology and there are really inspirational science books for kids out there. No wonder so many kids want to be scientists these days. My 10 year old son Diego picked two of the best ones for his Summer holidays. Be prepared to have plenty of household junk available for the experiments.

Read more ...

Film review: Spider-Man – Homecoming starring Tom Holland

Jun 30 2017


  Spider-Man - Homecoming is the superhero film of the year and the perfect family film for this Summer. Read why it gets full rating from London Mums' and kids. Don't miss it! It's released in cinemas on 5 July  2017.  

Read more ...

Summer essentials 2017

Jun 29 2017


  Whether you are heading to the beach or to the mountain, or you are staying in London with the kids, you will need these Summer essentials. My list have includes flip flops and travel pouches, a strong (and stable) backpack for children (and/or parents) and a sleeping bag for my very first festival experience. Take a look for hopefully some inspiration.  

Read more ...

Family fun at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Jun 27 2017


This year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed promises something for every member of the family when it kicks off this weekend (29 June – 2 July 2017). When you live in a predominantly male-dominated family you have to probably watch Top Gear, Wheeler Dealers over and over again and also go to Goodwood once a year. This year at the Festival of Speed there will be a bumper line-up of family activities in the Family Experience area to take a break from the on-track action - something for the mums to look forward to while the boys enjoy the racing.  

Read more ...

Film review: Despicable Me 3 – out on 30 June 2017

Jun 26 2017


  2017 will be remembered as the year of Illumination, the filmmakers behind Sing and the Despicable Me franchise. Despicable Me 3 continues the adventurous story of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters — Margo, Edith and Agnes — and of course the Minions. It is the best film in the franchise so far. Parents will particularly love the latest villain Balthazar Bratt for his passion for Eighties’ music and dance. Unmissable!  

Read more ...