Christopher Robin Cert PG Release date: Friday 17 August Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor)is now all grown up and is a family man living in London. After receiving a surprise visit from his childhood pal, Winnie-the-Pooh, the lovable bear embarks on an adventure to reunite him with all his old friends –Read More →

Why the Face? by Jean Jullien HB £9.95 published by Phaidon AGE PRE-SCHOOL + A hilarious guessing game of facial reactions, and overreactions based on young children’s natural fascination with faces. Readers are first presented with an exaggerated facial expression and asked to guess what could have prompted the hilariousRead More →

Cara McKee, a writer and mum-of-three living in Largs, is reminiscing about her recent family travels… his summer we went for a family holiday in Northern Ireland so that Granny could go see the place where her Granny lived when she was wee. There was so much to see and doRead More →

Pharmacies usually see a real uplift in requests for advice on detection and treatment of head lice around this time of year when children return to school. Head lice are tiny grey/brown, wingless insects and are the size of a pinhead when hatched and of a sesame seed when fully grown. TheyRead More →

HAPPY HAIR The Mumma Love Organics range of innovative organic children’s and baby wash products, have already won a plethora of awards. The latest is the ‘Best Buy’ Green Parent Natural Beauty Award in the Baby and Child category for the ‘Just for Kids!’ Shampoo & Conditioner with calendula, (£4.99Read More →

After such a sensational summer… and I am referring to the weather not Love Island, I’m still a little reluctant to be browsing autumn/winter collections – although it won’t be long before there’s a chill in the air once again and we’re layering on sweaters. Believe me, it does notRead More →

Unplug the games console and spark their imagination with some fun activities that are perfect to enjoy with siblings or friends… Marshmallow Catapult Why not ask your friends to build a quick and easy marshmallow catapult with you? It will provide hours of squishy, safe marshmallow-flinging fun! Whose marshmallow willRead More →

Chartered electrical engineer Kerrine, a former recipient of the Precious Award for Outstanding Woman in STEM, is endeavouring to tackle gender diversity issues and misconceptions about STEM jobs at grassroots level, through her independent publishing house, Butterfly Books, which communicates a positive message about the professions to young children. Kerrine isRead More →

Think back to when you were at school and your least favourite subject, the one you struggled to pass or perhaps even failed. Most of us assume that the lessons that don’t come easy never will, but what if there was a way of training your brain to learn theRead More →

Passionate forager Adele Nozedar is a food writer and best-selling author of The Hedgerow Handbook and The Garden Forager. In her new title written for families, she encourages children to get outside and engage with nature, taking great pride in seeing their gatherings forming part of the family meal. DamsonsRead More →