Tag: baby

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 […]

If you want my parenting advice

If you want my parenting advice

It’s just been Parenting Advice Week, everyone! What’s that, you have never heard of Parenting Advice Week? OK, neither had I. Do we really need Parenting Advice Week, one wonders? Surely the one thing most parents are not short on is advice. Everyone loves sharing their wisdom with wide-eyed new […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hippychick celebrates family festivals

Hippychick celebrates family festivals

Woo hoo!! Summer’s here and it’s family festival season. If you don’t know your Beautiful Fields from your Camp Bestival and you think that Shambala is a kind of pasta – it’s time to get out there. UK festivals have never been so hot and the popularity of family festivals […]

Why can’t I be a baby again?

Why can’t I be a baby again?

Things you can do as a baby but not as an adult by our guest blogger the dadventurer! I hate to come across as jealous and spiteful, but I reckon babies get a pretty sweet deal when compared to us parents. We do all of the hard work with very […]

#slummysinglemummy – our new guest blogger

#slummysinglemummy – our new guest blogger

Top blogger #slummysinglemummy shares mums’ trade secrets for getting baby to sleep Nothing can prepare you for being a parent. People tell you what it’s like, but you can’t really imagine it, not properly. “Aha!” they will say, giving you a knowing, slightly irritating look, as though they are part […]