Tag: child

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stay safe: light up your wheels this winter

Stay safe: light up your wheels this winter

Every road user – be it a car, van, bike or mobility scooter has lights, for safety reasons. Why then, don’t pushchairs, prams, buggies and scooters? Although they mainly use the pavement, they also use the road and need to be seen, especially in winter or at night. In rural areas, on […]

Getting inside our superhero waterproofs

Getting inside our superhero waterproofs

Our waterproof all-in-one range is a bit of a superhero, so we’ve made it product of the month. We know from feedback that kids and parents LOVE our waterproofs. They’ve been rigorously tested by extremely picky small people in soggy playgrounds all across Britain. They have pounded boggy fields, windswept beaches […]