20 movies to watch when the whole family is off sick

Is it just me or is EVERYONE sick? Being ill at this time of year is so common, but for us mums its more than a few days in bed, its an epidemic! The whole house is ill, and its time to spend a few days in bed-even if it is five in the bed.

To get you through the sick season, we have come up with a list of movies- that both kids and parents can enjoy- to watch as a family when everyone is off

Shrek (2001) - available on Netflix and Amazon Prime

A Cinderella Story (2004) - available on Netflix

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The Princess Bride (1988) - available on Netflix

The Breadwinner (2018) - available on Amazon Prime

Jurassic Park (1993) - available on Netflix

Blue Planet II (2017)- available on Netflix

The Princess Diaries (2001)- available on Netflix

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)- available on Netflix

A Knights Tale (2001) - available on Amazon Prime

The Goonies (1985) - available on Netflix

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The Sound of Music (1965) - available on Netflix

Ella Enchanted (2004) - available on Netflix

Planet Earth II (2016)- available on Netflix

Mary Poppins Returns (2018) - available on Amazon Prime

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Free Willy (1993) - available on Netflix

Casper (1995) - available on Netflix

Scooby Doo (2002) - available on Netflix

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Hook (1991)- available on Netflix

Nanny McPhee (2005) - available on Netflix

The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey (2012) - available on Netflix








With her daughter Evie as her muse, Anna writes about mumhood and all its intersections from mental health to movies, social issues to pop culture. Anna lives in Dublin with her daughter, partner, three younger sisters and parents. She is a dreadful cook, a fair guitar player and thinks caffeine should be given as a yearly vaccine to parents - courtesy of the HSE.

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