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The movies we’re loving as a family right now

28th July, 2021

Sitting down for a movie together as a family is always a favourite activity in our household. The girls are at the age now where they are able to sit through an entire movie and actually enjoy it so we’ve been working our way through a mixture of new movies and classic films. I love being able to revisit a lot of my childhood favourites and introduce them to the kids for the first time and it’s always nice to see Sophia and Grace getting into a movie I too loved as a little girl. There are so many great family flicks out there but I’m always looking for suggestions so definitely comment below and let me know your faves!

If you’re looking for ideas of a movie to check out with the kids, here are a few of the winners at our place.

Family favourites

We have sat down to watch these movies as a family and have found them to be movies that both kids and grown-ups will enjoy. Some of them the girls love so much (The Greatest Showman for example is the girls’ favourite movie this year and the soundtrack gets played every day in our household) that we often find ourselves re-watching them a number of times. These movies are always a winner in our house.

The Greatest Showman

Freaky Friday

Parent Trap

Matilda

Elf

The Lion King (live action)

Enchanted

Maleficent

Paddington

Johnny English

Sing 

Childhood faves

I am loving the excuse to re-watch all of my childhood favourites. It’s so nice to be able to introduce the girls to them and the trip down memory lane also brings back a lot of great memories of watching these movies as a kid. Here are a few classics the girls have watched and absolutely loved.

Labyrinth

The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking

Honey, I Shrunk The Kids

Hook

Mrs Doubtfire

Home Alone

Home Alone 2

The Sound of Music

The Little Mermaid

Babe

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