Philip Robinson’s ‘Nia and the Kingdom of Celebration’ – book review by Saffa Kallon

My first impression of the book Nia and the Kingdom of Celebration, just looking at the cover, was that it was a brightly coloured book that looked very well illustrated centred around children and the lead character would be a young girl of what seemed Read More …

Tolulope Ogunmefun helps us to talk about jealousy in his new children’s book – ‘The Frog and his Dancing Shoes’ – Review by Philip Robinson

The Frog and his Dancing Shoes is Tolulope Ogunmefun’s first children’s book. According to an article from New Beacon Bookstore in London, where Tolu recently had the book launched, he had this to say about the book’s inspiration: “After what many parents told him about Read More …

How reading bedtime stories led me to writing diverse stories – by Philip Robinson

A father’s journey from bedtime story reader to writer of diverse stories Becoming a father for the first time readjusted my understanding of beauty. I adored my daughter from first sight. She had my eyes and general countenance, obvious from an early age, but her Read More …

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids – By Alec Grant

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids My eldest son will be 8 in December. Even before he started school he was very keen on reading, writing and maths. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he’s a child prodigy and will be sitting Read More …

MFF recommends: dance parties with Beat Bo from Fisher Price

Sometimes you need to find toys that are going to entertain the kids with as little effort from you as possible! You know, sometimes you’re just tired and and want to chill. The Beat Bo from Fisher Price fits firmly in that category. We were Read More …

#MFFrecommends: Style on em’ with Art of Football apparel (and we have a couple to giveaway!)

We all like to look fly right?! Well we’ve found a brand that will help you do just that. It’s called Art of Football and that’s exactly what it is, football reflected in art. The brand captures iconic football moments, like that moment Cantona celebrated Read More …

MFF recommends: peace of mind and a good night’s sleep with the next2me from Chicco

Sleep is a massive issue in the first year or so of any babies life. We have written about it quite a lot on MFF. When you get some time, have a look at our piece all about sleep (and how to deal with a Read More …

#MFFrecommends: unique personalised party video invitations with Mini-Epic

Kids parties are a big deal. They are special occasions and you HAVE to get it right. We all remember our own parties as a child right?! They are etched in our memories forever. A well executed party where the kids (and adults) are happy Read More …