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The best festival gear for families from Hippychick

The best festival gear for families from Hippychick

Festival season is fast approaching and all around the UK, thousands of normally-sane parents are preparing to take their children to loud and expensive music events in difficult-to-find places, where it will probably rain, and no-one will get any sleep. Somerset based parenting expert and retailer, Hippychick, based on the […]

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 […]

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 […]

10 reasons to wear your baby

Katie Hilton – Bsc Registered Midwife, Msc Registered Health Visitor Wearing your baby or holding your baby close can be a fabulous bonding experience and this doesn’t have to stop as your child grows older. Many parents continue to carry their child well into toddlerhood. The use of Hipseat can […]

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 […]

Curse of the mum bad back and how to cure it

Of all the advice that people dish out to you in pregnancy and when you become a new mum, the one gem of wisdom they forget to pass on is how likely it is that you’ll suffer from back problems once you have your baby. Caring for an infant puts […]