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Featured Post: E.ON’s Winter Watching Challenge

There is nothing we like more in this house than settling down with family and friends for a special movie night in and according to research 46 % of Brits look forward to snuggling up on… View Full Post The post Featured Post: E.ON’s Wi...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 18, 2016

Book Review: Penguin Problems by Jory John and Lane Smith

If you are after a well-paced comedy story for children but really (I suspect) aimed at parents then you cant go wrong with this little gem. The little penguin in the story is plagued with… View Full Post The post Book Review: Penguin Problems...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 12, 2016

Book Review: A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies Illustrated by Petr Horacek

It isn’t often that a children’s book appears that I think is worthy of pride of place on my adult bookshelf. This is the bookshelf where children need to be very respectful and careful with… View Full Post The post Book Review: A F...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 11, 2016

Book Review: The Stone Age: Hunters, Gatherers and Woolly Mammoths by Marcia Williams

Marcia Williams consistently produces topic books for children which are accessible even for the most reluctant reader and yet again has come up trumps with this fabulous series of comic strips based around The Stone… View Full Post The post Bo...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 9, 2016

The Torch Dragon Tour of London

It’s not every day that you are given the opportunity to hunt for Dragon’s in London guided by Historian and TV Presenter, Suzannah Lipscomb and a fire breathing baby dragon! So, when Hasbro invited ‘Being… View Full Post The post The Tor...
by Being a Mummy on Dec 6, 2016

The Mummy Trailer is Here !

The Mummy 2017 official trailer has been released. The movie stars Tom Cruise, Annabelle Wallis, Sofia Boutella, Russell Crowe and others. The trailer includes a good look at Kingsman and Star Trek Beyond star Sofia Boutella as the famed monster...
by Pics25 on Dec 5, 2016

First Look At Universal’s ‘The Mummy’ Reboot (Video)

For those who are unaware, Universal Pictures is in the process of rebooting their Classic Monsters franchise with an Avengers-style shared universe. The first movie in this reboot of the monsters is The Mummy. Directed by Alex Kurtzman (Star Trek, F...
by Geeks of Doom on Dec 1, 2016

Fitness for Happily Imperfect Mamas

Fitness is about looking good. Fitness is about perfect bodies in skinny jeans and tight dresses. Perfect abs, perfect legs, no cellulite… It sounds just perfect. But wait, I am not Rosie Huntington-Whiteley or one of her gorgeous colleagues. Neith...
by Simply Marina on Sep 3, 2016

Crescent Mummy Dogs + Tyson Fuel for School Promotion

All ideas, recipes, & opinions are entirely my own however, this is a sponsored post on behalf of Hillshire Farm®, Jimmy Dean®, & Tyson® Foods. It’s that time of year again folks! Time for the kids to go back-to-school! I don’t...
by The Mommy-Files on Sep 1, 2016

Book Review: Warrior Bronze by Michelle Paver

I cannot speak more highly of Michelle Paver’s books for the KS2 9+ age group and above. I’ve personally read the entire Wolf Brother series (The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) and have really loved them.… View Full Post The post B...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 29, 2016

Toy Review: Teksta Voice Recognition Puppy

I’m currently on my quest to try to find new and exciting Christmas gifts for my little gang. They had seen the new generation Teksta Puppy advertised on TV and thought it looked brilliant and… View Full Post The post Toy Review: Teksta V...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 28, 2016

Toy Review: Peppa’s Alphaphonics Campervan

I don’t do a lot of toy reviews, with three children I think we have just about every single toy under the sun. However, when this came along I thought it would be very useful… View Full Post The post Toy Review: Peppa’s Alphaphonic...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 27, 2016

Book Review: Munch, Crunch, Pirate Lunch! Written and illustrated by John Kelly

One of our favourite bedtime reads is The Beastly Pirates. Ned our four year old absolutely loves reading pirate adventure stories, the sillier the better and The Beastly Pirates fit the bill perfectly. Munch, Crunch,… View Full Post The post B...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 25, 2016

Book Review: A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers and Sam Winston

Sometimes a book so unusual and special comes along which literally takes your breath away. This is one of those books and its potentially a future classic. A Child of Books is completely unique book… View Full Post The post Book Review: A Chil...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 22, 2016

Book Review: Hiding Heidi by Fiona Woodcock

Heidi is a little girl who is just too good at hiding; she always wins games of hide and seek when she plays with her friends. This is a book which works on a number… View Full Post The post Book Review: Hiding Heidi by Fiona Woodcock appeared...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 20, 2016

Book Review: First Day at Bug School by Sam Lloyd

First day at bug school came to review at exactly the right moment for us as shortly little Ned will be starting reception. I think this might be more of a pivotal moment for me… View Full Post The post Book Review: First Day at Bug School by S...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 18, 2016

Book Review: Gus’s Garage by Leo Timmers

Gus’s Garage was originally published in Belgium where Leo Timmers has a large following as a picture book author. This is a translation by James Brown and it works really well, in fact I didn’t… View Full Post The post Book Review:...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 17, 2016

Book Review: Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty and illustrated by David Roberts

Ada Twist, Scientist is a brilliant rhyming book which is all about inspiring young readers to follow their passions. From a young age Ada has explored the world around her and this book is a… View Full Post The post Book Review: Ada Twist, Sci...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 15, 2016

Book Review: Dont Cross the Line by Isabel Martins and illustrated by Bernado Carvalho

This is perhaps the most unusual children’s picture book i’ve ever reviewed. It won the Portuguese National Cartoon Prize for 2015 for Best Children’s Book illustration and was described as; ‘One of the finest books… Vie...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 14, 2016

Book Review: Terraria: The Ultimate Survival Handbook

Terraria is a sort of 2D exploration game which my eldest son is obsessed with- to the point where he played for 12 hours straight and got his iPad confiscated! Its played by his favourite… View Full Post The post Book Review: Terraria: The Ult...
by Being a Mummy on Aug 10, 2016


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