Tag: family

How to simplify family life

How to simplify family life

How to simplify family life – by Sarah Thompson July 12 is Simplicity Day and who wouldn’t like things to be a bit more simple now and then? Babies, sleep-deprivation and the pace of modern life make living simply surprisingly difficult. We’ve put together a few pointers to help you […]

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 […]

Our kids waterproof suits are the right Royal Drynesses

Our kids waterproof suits are the right Royal Drynesses

We are not boasting or anything but truly our kids waterproof suits are fit for a prince – and a princess. This autumn they’ll be keeping many young heirs dry. Whatever the British weather throws at them, our waterproofs have it covered. And the whole range including packasuits, fleece-lined waterproof suits and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Snap like a pro – Duchess of Cambridge style

Snap like a pro – Duchess of Cambridge style

If you admired the gorgeous portraits of Princess Charlotte taken by her mother, why not have a go yourself? There are a few simple ways to help you get some right royal snaps.  According to the geeks of the internet, it’s mostly about getting the light right and not saying […]

Daddy daycare on the rise

Daddy daycare on the rise

Fans of The Great British Bake-Off (who isn’t?), will be familiar with Ian, the stay-at-home dad and three-times Star Baker. We admire his beautiful creations and ask ourselves: a) why can’t I do that and b) how on earth does he get the time? But seriously, it gets you thinking […]