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How to kill time at the airport with a toddler

How to kill time at the airport with a toddler

Whether you’re stuck at Terminal 5, in the belly of a ferry in Dover, or just sitting on the M25 for six hours, delays and dead time are an inevitable part of travel. Many adults find waiting around difficult enough, but for excited children faced with delays, the change of […]

Homemade Fruit and Veg Popsicles for Babies

Homemade Fruit and Veg Popsicles for Babies

Naturally sweetened by the fruit and with the vegetables lending a little dose of vitamins, there really doesn’t get much better than homemade fruit and veg popsicles. A refreshing treat on a hot summer’s day, fruit and veg popsicles are fun, easy to make and taste so good. Your baby […]

How to simplify family life

How to simplify family life

How to simplify family life – by Sarah Thompson July 12 is Simplicity Day and who wouldn’t like things to be a bit more simple now and then? Babies, sleep-deprivation and the pace of modern life make living simply surprisingly difficult. We’ve put together a few pointers to help you […]

7 exciting outdoor activities for the kids this summer

7 exciting outdoor activities for the kids this summer

Want your kids to discover and enjoy all that nature has to offer this summer? If you’re in need of some nature fueled inspiration to stimulate those little minds, start planning some fun family days at home or in the great outdoors with our 7 exciting outdoor activities for the […]

The best festival gear for families from Hippychick

The best festival gear for families from Hippychick

Festival season is fast approaching and all around the UK, thousands of normally-sane parents are preparing to take their children to loud and expensive music events in difficult-to-find places, where it will probably rain, and no-one will get any sleep. Somerset based parenting expert and retailer, Hippychick, based on the […]

Top tips for weaning

Top tips for weaning

I’m Kayley, 30 year old mum to 2.  Harry is almost 3 years old and Megan is 8 months old.  I share our weaning journey and recipes on my blog, Friendly First Foods, as a way of capturing memories and hopefully helping other parents along the way.  I’m all about […]