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Top castles in the UK: Call all would be royals

Top castles in the UK: Call all would be royals

If there are two things the UK is famous for it’s our rich history and beautiful landscapes. That’s why, at Hippychick, we’re all such big fans of  the UK’s top Castles as an ideal family day out. They combine the best of both! Here we bring you a taster of […]

Developmental Benefits of Happy Hopperz and Wheelybugs

Developmental Benefits of Happy Hopperz and Wheelybugs

Developmental Benefits of Happy Hopperz and Wheelybugs If you’ve been to a play area, a toddler group or out at a park with your little one, you’re bound to have come accross the popular Happy Hopperz bouncy animals or the Wheelybug ride on toys. There’s no doubt that these adorable […]

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 […]

7 date night ideas for parents

7 date night ideas for parents

I’m not personally a massive fan of Valentine’s Day. I don’t like the idea of sitting in a restaurant on Valentine’s Day surrounded by red roses, overpriced menus and other couples feeling under pressure to have a romantic evening. It makes me feel like a bit of a sucker. But […]

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 […]