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Exclusive! Hollywood star Alysia Reiner opens up about her film Motherhood & her own views on parenting

Apr 04 2019

It doesn’t happen every day to get an immediately strong connection with someone after a quick chat, let alone when that person is the Hollywood actress and producer like Alysia Reiner, best known for playing Natalie “Fig” Figueroa in the comedy series Orange Is the New Black. I admire her not just for her acting but also for her non-profit, charitable and humanitarian campaigns. I was honoured to chat about her film Motherhood and her own views on parenting. Read the full interview to see our connection unfold question after question.

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Film Review: Motherhood starring Christina Hendricks, Alysia Reiner & Anna Camp

Apr 04 2019

Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Alysia Reiner (Orange Is The New Black) and Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect) go head to head in the brilliant and biting comedy Motherhood about friendship, feminism and fertility. An entertaining and thought-provoking watch. Motherhood is an independent film streaming now on iTunes, Amazon, Sky, Virgin, Google Play, BT, Microsoft. In the USA it has been released with the title Egg

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Chatting to Joe Sugg and Casper Lee about Wonder Park

Apr 03 2019

Wonder Park is a splendiferous new animation that tackles the issue of explaining emotional intelligence to young children: how to express feelings and transform negative emotions into something positive! For this alone it is very educational. London Mums have been lucky enough to meet some of the stars involved in making this film. While I was cruising the North Sea, my lovely friend and London Mums’ contributor Rosalba Costantini met Caspar Lee & Joe Sugg  about their voice-overs as beavers in Wonder Park. I am a bit jealous, actually. Check her interview on our YouTube channel. I love her Italian accent! And when she keeps the cheeky beaver duo focused with her finger ‘one answer each!’ Ha Ha. Enjoy! I could watch it on repeat all day long! Well done, Rosalba, you rock! Spoiler alert!

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Kids’ Fashion Trends for Spring

Apr 03 2019

Do children really care about fashion trends? With a very few exceptions, they don’t and frankly, they shouldn’t. They need to spend time playing outdoor with friends, learning how to socialise rather than being fashion conscious. It’s some of us mums who care about how they look like during special occasions. I personally don’t want my son to attend a wedding in muddy tracksuits, even if I know that he would not care less about it. Check out some of my favourite kids’ Fashion Trends for this Spring.

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Film review: Missing Link starring Hugh Jackman

Apr 03 2019

Sometimes the best animations go under the radar but are fantastic. Overshadowed by a lot of kids’ movies  out there at the moment, comes globe-trotting comedy-adventure Missing Link featuring stunning craftwork from the award-winning animation LAIKA Studios and vocal recordings by Hugh Jackman, Zach Galifianakis and Zoe Saldana to name a few. Read why London Mums and the kids’ club loved it. Don’t miss it when it comes out in cinemas on 5th April 2019. 

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