Tag: fun

Festivals with children : What to know

Festivals with children : What to know

In my day, back when this was all fields, you knew where you stood with festivals. You had your Glastonbury and your Reading, maybe the occasional rave. Wherever and whatever they were, one thing was clear: they weren’t for children. You’d be sleeping in your clothes in a poorly erected […]

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 […]

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 […]

Daycare’s out – it’s playcation time!

Daycare’s out – it’s playcation time!

HappyHopperz pink and white cows Summer holidays can get expensive if you’re taking your children out every day. Even coffee with a friend can easily set you back £20. So, this summer, why not plan a playcation? A playcation is simply the play version of a staycation. It’s all about […]

Hipseats are a big hit in historic houses

If you’re thinking about taking the children out to one of the National Trust’s 300 historic houses, they are opening up their doors to visitors this month, after being closed for the winter. From a parent’s point of view, a National Trust visit is all about a leisurely stroll through […]

Making a splash

Taking your baby or toddler swimming isn’t just about learning life-saving skills. It has a positive effect on their heart, lungs, mobility, muscle growth and reflexes. It’s been shown to benefit brain development and make babies more alert, ready to learn and independent. The one-on-one time between your child and […]

Family days out with maximum fun and minimum stress

Ah the great UK family day out. Where will we go? What will we need? What happens if (most likely) it rains? All questions to consider before we strap ourselves in or head to the train station and off we go. Planning is key for maximum enjoyment for all on […]