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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 […]

5 ways to kill time when travelling

5 ways to kill time when travelling

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 […]

International Women’s Day 2019

International Women’s Day 2019

Shoes, boobs, girlfriends and wearing a wedding dress for a day – just some of the responses, in advance of International Women’s Day, from the 9 strong team of women working at Hippychick to the question ‘What do you love most about being a woman?’. Read on to find out […]

5 Christmas decorations you can make at home

5 Christmas decorations you can make at home

There is something quite special about digging out your box of Christmas decorations ready for another year of festivities. But like every year, there is always something you want to add into your display, or something you decide you just want more of. Instead of making the shops your first […]

4 Jobs That Babies Would Be Good At In The Future

4 Jobs That Babies Would Be Good At In The Future

Unless you happen to be loaded, your little ones will need jobs when they’re older. Perhaps it’s a bit early to be thinking about what their careers may look like, however in an uncertain world, it can’t do any harm, right? With that in mind, I’ve recently been considering jobs that […]

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Halloween activities your toddler will love

Halloween is just around the corner and what better time to celebrate costumes, candy and all things spooky with your little one. Spend the final days of October getting really creative with some arty and tasty ideas for the whole family to enjoy. Here we share some super fun, Halloween […]

3 Reasons Why A Second Baby Is More Difficult

3 Reasons Why A Second Baby Is More Difficult

3 Reasons Why A Second Baby Is More Difficult. As a doting dad to a 4-year old daughter and 6-month old son, I have some news for you – having two kids is pretty bloody difficult. People often talk about the transition from no kids to one kid as being […]

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 […]