MFF recommends: Sophie Says It’s Okay Not to Be Okay

by Jermaine and family During these difficult times it’s more important than ever to remind our children that ‘it’s okay not to be okay’. As parents and carers, we might worry we don’t have the right words to say. Or we may be unsure how Read More …

How to find diverse books for your family – by Patrick Adom

How to find diverse books for your family Diversity in children’s literature A recent study that shows there is a serious lack of diverse books, just 1% of children’s books in Britain star a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) character, and only 4% feature Read More …

About to be a first time father? 10 Essential purchases for babies’ first few months

Preparing for your baby to arrive can be very expensive and intense. Along with clearing out your spare room to setup the nursery, there’s no doubt your also working out your family finances for the duration of your partner’s maternity leave, or if you’re lucky, 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 …

Last minute world book day costumes

by Philip Robinson, Feb 2020 I received a very pleasant surprise last year. Someone, who I had not met before, contacted me on Twitter. She shared a picture of their daughter’s World Book Day outfit and wrote: “My daughter’s costume is all ready for #WorldBookDay Read More …

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 …