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).
Author Archive
6 of the best...Sunnies

6 of the best…Sunnies

The sun is coming out, well kind of, and kids eyes need as much, if not more, protection as adults eyes from UV rays. We’ve sorted the wheat from the chaff to bring you six stylish and protective sunnies for little peepers. Ray Ban Junior £50.90   Roxy Little Blondie £40 Zoobug Super £39 JBanz...
Party Ideas #1: Where The Wild Things Are

Party Ideas #1: Where The Wild Things Are

The ideal party theme for feral boys. If you’ve got a big garden even better because things could get pretty wild. Invite: Cut out a crown from metallic card or the outline of a wild thing from light brown card and write party details on the back Dress: Wild Things, obvs. Birthday boy can wear...
Exhibition: Galt Toys

Exhibition: Galt Toys

Definitely one to check out, with or without children in tow. Ken Garland: GALY TOTS showing at Kemistry Gallery until April 22nd. The exhibition highlights the most significant designs during Galt’s transformation from school furnishers to makers of retail children’s toys. Initially producing the branding and catalogues for Galt, along with his new team (Ken...
New Brand: Happeak

New Brand: Happeak

Happeak, from Lithuania, caught our eye at Bubble London. The name stands for ‘Happy Peak’ and the clothes, for 0-7 years, look super-comfortable. The styles are relaxed, loose, simple cuts and lots of unisex pieces – perfect for active kids. “We come from a country which is still learning to be free, so it’s quite...
Lucky Boy Sunday

Lucky Boy Sunday

Oh how achingly stylish Lucky Boy Sunday is. Camilla and Camilla, the duo behind the Copenhagen based brand, “create products to be found in children’s rooms and maybe even in the living room”. They create two collections a year filled with softies, graphic cushions, wooden wonders…whatever they happen to dream of. We’ll let the fantastically...
Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo

Taking your newborn on a bike is possible, if you’ve got the nerve. For cycle-mad London-living families like ours, one of the main concerns during my pregnancy was “how are we going to survive nine months without being able to take our baby on a bike?” Nine hours without being on a bike was alien...
Get Grubbies

Get Grubbies

Launching this autumn, Grubbies is a new dungarees brand, designed and made in Great Britain by dungaree evangelists. Their first six styles, for babies up to pre-schoolers, put the emphasis on durability, detailing, comfort and nostalgic styling (for us children of the 1970s). Particularly digging the girls Prairie dress (above far left) and the Gummies...
Hits From The Bong

Hits From The Bong

Feeling the new summer kids kit from Billabong. Makes you yearn for the south of France. Mmm sand, sea and fresh fish…          
Survival Guide: Flying With Kids

Survival Guide: Flying With Kids

Sian Leigh, distributor of WeSC in NZ and wife to TV presenter Ed Leigh, is possibly the most qualified person on the planet when it comes to flying with young kids and how to survive it. She’s done 50 flights (many of those long-haul and sans husband) with her two young, high-octane children in the...
The Gnarly Grom Interview

The Gnarly Grom Interview

Youngest rider on the DC UK Snowboard team, Scottish shredder, Brandon Bow is only 11 but when we caught up with him at DC Shred Days, Meribel last month, he was riding rails, killing the kickers and dropping cliffs alongside his international team mates, Devun Walsh and Aaron Bittner. Not a bad day off school…...
Burton Riglet Snowboard Camp

Burton Riglet Snowboard Camp

If your beloved is between 5 and 8 years old and keen to learn how to snowboard, sign them up for a four-day snowboard camp at Tamworth Snowdome. They’ll be able to use a special fleet of mini Burton snowboard equipment designed specifically for young children, and be taught balance and equipment awareness, basic turns...
Birkenstock x Mini Mouse

Birkenstock x Mini Mouse

This is good. Birkenstock – purveyors of ergonomic, mega-comfortable and stylish sandals – and Mickey and Mini Mouse – they of iconic Disney style, have come together to create three rather wonderful sandals for summer. Yes the £54.95 price tag does induce a sharp intake of breath, but The Mice! Now, Mini’s bow or Mickey’s...