Author: Hippychick

Getting your body ready for pregnancy

Getting your body ready for pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful yet demanding time for you both physically, spiritually and mentally.Hippychick’s consultant  osteopath, Fenja Hansen, provides her top five tips on how to prepare your body for pregnancy. To be able to better manage the changes occurring at this stage in your baby’s life it is essential […]

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 […]

Got an idea? It’s Inventors Day, so let’s hear it!

Got an idea? It’s Inventors Day, so let’s hear it!

  Credit Ben Becker under Creative Commons Licence We all love a new invention. Everything from the Internet to a widgety widget thing is life-changing for someone, somewhere. We’re celebrating Inventors Day by spotlighting some of our best products, invented by parents like you. Latest figures show that 15,100 patent […]

Do old dads rock?

Do old dads rock? Or is it just Mick Jagger?

Aww – the first pic of Deveraux Jagger. In the Christmas rush, did you miss the arrival of Mega-Old-Dad (MOD) Mick Jagger’s latest baby, Deveraux Octavian Basil? If you haven’t caught up with the facts, here they are. At 73 Mick is the oldest of old dads. This is his eighth […]

Why gender neutral toys are cool

Why gender neutral toys are cool

Back in the day, girls played with girls’ toys and boys played with boys’ toys. If girls didn’t like dolls and boys didn’t like train sets, that was ok, as long as the girls didn’t play with the trains and the boys didn’t play with the dolls. Roles for men […]

Wheelybug gets ‘tater tots’ off the sofa

Wheelybug gets ‘tater tots’ off the sofa

Yes, you read it right – there’s now a junior version of the couch potato, the tater tot. This is the child who left to their own (and anyone else’s) devices will happily play video games and watch TV all day. We all like to veg out on the sofa […]

Our kids waterproof suits are the right Royal Drynesses

Our kids waterproof suits are the right Royal Drynesses

We are not boasting or anything but truly our kids waterproof suits are fit for a prince – and a princess. This autumn they’ll be keeping many young heirs dry. Whatever the British weather throws at them, our waterproofs have it covered. And the whole range including packasuits, fleece-lined waterproof suits and […]

Family beach holidays, wind & Ladybird book parents

Family beach holidays, wind & Ladybird book parents

For those of us staying in Britain, family beach holidays are the ultimate triumph of hope over experience. This blog is all about a British game called Met Office Roulette, how to beat the wind and what to pack, to make you look like a Ladybird book parent. Firstly, Met […]