Chatting with Lisa Kudrow about her role in The Boss Baby

Jul 25 2017

  I am so honoured about this chat with Lisa Kudrow, star in sitcom Friends and more recently DreamWorks Animation’s The Boss Baby,  available on Blu-ray and DVD from 31st July, from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. She is talking voicing the boss baby's mum in this movie.    

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Audiobooks for children’s classics

Jul 23 2017

Today's children are often bombarded with videos and cannot easily focus on reading a paper book. I have recently discovered the magic effect of audiobooks on my 10 year old son. Diego and I have been recently listening to The Railway Children a lot. This audio gave us the chance to talk about this classic novel in a new mature way considering the historical moment, the way children lived during the Edwardian era, comparing it to our modern life, and so on. Audiobooks have traditionally been used with struggling readers or non-readers to help them to access literature and enjoy books. But they can equally be used with avid readers. I love paper books, for example, but I have now discovered the BBC audio for children's classics and must say that they are very pleasant as they make difficult books so accessible.  

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Smart watch for kids who start become independent

Jul 21 2017

From September, my son will start secondary school. This will mean arriving in time for all his new classes, keeping a schedule of his homework and getting on the bus on his own at some point without being allowed a mobile phone (because of the school ban). A new smart watch for kids is on the market to sort all these problems in one little gadget, the new Assure SOS tracker from Watchovers which offers a fantastic value wearable tech, freedom to the wearer and peace of mind to their family, making it useful for the elderly as well as young children.  

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