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No-one actually wants a third child. Do they?

No-one actually wants a third child. Do they?

I can’t be the only mum who heard about Kate and Wills having a third child on the way and immediately thought they must be doing it because: a) They’re being forced to by some evil royal protocol b) They got really drunk at a boring ambassador’s receoption and, well […]

Festivals with children : What to know

Festivals with children : What to know

In my day, back when this was all fields, you knew where you stood with festivals. You had your Glastonbury and your Reading, maybe the occasional rave. Wherever and whatever they were, one thing was clear: they weren’t for children. You’d be sleeping in your clothes in a poorly erected […]

Bored of Board Games?

Bored of Board Games?

If you are a parent today then it it highly likely that your experience of board games as a child yourself back in the eighties and nineties was very limited, although seemingly excessive at the time. We grew up on a few mass market staples such as Monopoly, Scrabble, Cluedo, […]

8 things we love this week!

8 things we love this week!

Here’s a list of 8 things the Hippychick team are loving this week!   The Slow Cooker How easy is it to bung everything in before work and have dinner ready as soon as you get in – lifesaver! Ice Lollies We are partial to the classics in the Hippychick […]

If you want my parenting advice

If you want my parenting advice

It’s just been Parenting Advice Week, everyone! What’s that, you have never heard of Parenting Advice Week? OK, neither had I. Do we really need Parenting Advice Week, one wonders? Surely the one thing most parents are not short on is advice. Everyone loves sharing their wisdom with wide-eyed new […]

5 Things you never knew about our travel potty Tron

5 Things you never knew about our travel potty Tron

If you take nothing else to a festival, take our brand new travel potty Tron – it is both collapsible, disposable and it also it boasts several other advantages, apart from just acting as a receptacle for your family’s bodily functions! 5 Things you never knew about Tron Tron, translated […]

Maternity Leave: Domestic Bliss or Epic Fail?

Maternity Leave: Domestic Bliss or Epic Fail?

  Who hasn’t secretly been excited about maternity leave – not because of the lovely baby you’re having – but because it means you finally get to play at being a Proper Housewife. Pre-pregnancy, girl about town, your domestic powers extend to wrenching the wet clothes out of the washing […]