Build Your Muscles, A Mother Should Always Move These Mountains


When we became parents, we made an unspoken vow to provide everything we can for our children. And, we mean it with all our hearts. What mother doesn’t want their child to grow in an environment rich in everything they could ever need? Of course, it isn’t always possible to provide everything. Life gets in … Read more

It’s oh-so-quiet . . . Picnic date with my boy


I’m kind of going to be blogging a little bit backwards over the next week or so as I’ve been having internet problems (damn you BT) which has made me fall behind with posts about our activities over the Easter Holidays and they were all so good that I have to make sure that they get … Read more

Mother and Child DVD plus fab £100 Goody Bag Giveaway

Mother and child

Motherhood takes many forms and for each Mother their journey can be incredibly different . . . Mother and Child follows the lives of three women and the power of an unbreakable bond between Mother and Child.


Annette Bening takes the role of Karen who at the age of 14 was forced to give up her newborn baby for adoption. Karen has never quite come to terms with saying goodbye to her baby and every day her baby is in her thoughts. As a grown woman she is a bitter and unhappy spinster who lives with her mother. Naomi Watts is Elizabeth, the grown up daughter that Karen has never met. Elizabeth is an ambitious lawyer who struggles with emotional relationships. Kerry Washington is Lucy, an infertile wife eager to adopt to fulfil her role as a Mother.

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The story will have you gripped from the moment you press play, it has an all star cast delivery powerful performances. Do not watch this DVD without a box of tissues, only those with a stone heart will fail to be moved by it.

Mother and Child is available to buy on DVD and Blu-Ray for the first time today.

“A tearjerker of the very first order”

Daily Mirror

Astonishing performances . . . magical”

The Evening Standard

Some of the best acting since The Kids Are All Right”

The Independent

Incredibly gripping . . .Annette Bening is absolutely glorious . . . A brilliant film”

Front Row, Radio 4

Mother and Child DVD plus fab £100 Goody Bag Giveaway 2

For one lucky Mummy Matters reader, I have a fab goody bag to giveaway worth £100 containing the DVD, vouchers, wine and a Fake Bake Tan. See Rafflecopter below for details on how to enter – good luck!!

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I love being a Mummy

For as long as I can remember I dreamed of one day becoming a Mummy, ‘three’ was always my magic number, the number of children I wanted to have. I don’t know why three exactly, because most people who I know that came from a family of three said that it was pretty rubbish, two … Read more