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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 […]

Ensuring your drinking water is safe during pregnancy

Ensuring your drinking water is safe during pregnancy

You’ll hear it from your doctor and your loved ones, drinking water and paying attention to the quality of the water you drink while pregnant is imperative. Fortunately, 99.96 percent of UK tap water complies with rigorous British standards. If you’re drinking for two, it pays to be aware of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]