An alternative parent/kid website and zine for the generation who have grown older but not up. The kind who are more likely to be found down the skate park with their kids than teaching them table manners. For the parents who thought they’d never be parents and the kids who think mum and dad are cool (well, kind of).
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Autumn/Winter Sneak Preview

Autumn/Winter Sneak Preview

Last week it still felt positively wintery when we were doing the rounds of the Autumn/Winter 2012 press days in the driving rain. So forgive us for taking you back there on what looks like the first spring/summer day of the year, but there are some gems coming up that we just have to share....
Party Ideas #2: Alice In Wonderland

Party Ideas #2: Alice In Wonderland

A good excuse to throw a mad tea party and generally be a bit bonkers. Perfect for girls who love fantasy. Invite: Either a playing card or a label (like the ‘drink me’ labels Alice finds) asking guests to meet you in wonderland, and not to be late for a very important date Dress: Each...
As Snug As A Bug In A Rug

As Snug As A Bug In A Rug

Exactly what you need on a cold, rainy day, a sleeping bag to snuggle up on the sofa in front of a good film. Thing is, you can’t walk in one or hold a drink without getting your arms out. Enter The Nap Sack, from cool new US camping company Poler. It’s a sleeping bag...
The Best Places To Take Kids Mountain Biking

The Best Places To Take Kids Mountain Biking

With so many amazing places to go mountain biking in the UK, it’s a bit of a minefield knowing which ones are suitable for kids. And what if you’ve got kids of different ages and abilities? Fret not, we’ve dialed up our experts in the MTB field, all parents themselves, to bring you the best...
Interview: Renée Elliott

Interview: Renée Elliott

Renée is the authority on healthy eating and nutrition. She founded Planet Organic, has won numerous ‘Business Woman of the Year’ awards and has three children. She took time out from her hectic schedule to talk to us about kid’s nutrition, the importance of organic food and her new recipe book ‘Me, You and The...
Present Heaven

Present Heaven

Never again will you be at a loss for birthday present ideas. The Oak Room, a shop in the grounds of Hatfield House, is like an Aladdin’s cave of tastefully chosen, crafty, arty items for home and garden. But who wants to leave the house to buy a present?! Their website holds the best of...
6 of the best...Raincoats

6 of the best…Raincoats

In the words of East 17: Let it rain, let it rain, let it rain. Yes, last week we may have featured six of the best sunglasses, but in typical April form, this week it’s all about the wet weather. And as it looks set to continue, we thought it fitting to pick out some...
Interview: Boys&Girls

Interview: Boys&Girls

Kati Martin of Boys&Girls designs super cool, super bright ethical kids clothing, loves nothing more than hanging out at the skatepark with her kids and uses the best quote ever to describe Boys&Girls – “more parks and playgrounds than paddocks and ponies”. We did a quick interview with her to find out more… When did...
Summer Loving

Summer Loving

We just got sent the new video for Happeak’s spring/summer collection. Totally feeling it. Take a look…
Moo-tastic

Moo-tastic

If you haven’t already come across books The Moustachapillar and Too Many Girls then you’re in for a treat. Written and illustrated by artist Jonty Lees, who studied Fine Art at Falmouth before taking an MFA in sculpture at the Slade, both are highly humourous visual treats that will amuse parents as well as kids....
BMX Coaching In The Capital

BMX Coaching In The Capital

There’s nothing better than seeing a group of young kids in full-face helmets bigger than their bikes pumping round a BMX track on a Sunday morning. And now that BMX is being taken seriously as a sport by the powers that be (BMX at the Olympics, whatever next!), government funding is flowing in, with five...
Pump Up The Jam

Pump Up The Jam

Like a life-saving ring in the sea of mediocrity, Poco Nido‘s limited edition leather and cotton pumps are adorned with hand printed designs that you will genuinely want to see on your child’s feet. Say goodbye to “I dislike the tractor motif slightly less than the fake football boot motif so I’ll go for those”...