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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Thirsty Frog

Thirsty Frog

A travel essential for summer holidays, the Vaude Fancy Frog towel absorbs six times its weight in water and dries six times faster than cotton. The hood keeps your kids warm while the Swiss fabric softly envelops them and absorbs moisture, and the towel packs away neatly into the hood. It also carries Vaude’s Green...
Beautiful Buggy Walks

Beautiful Buggy Walks

Beautiful Buggy Walks: England is a new book from Punk Publishing (the company behind the Cool Camping and Wild Swimming titles), which promises to inspire new parents to get out into the great outdoors with their new offspring in tow. We have an exclusive extract from the book plus the chance to win a copy!...
Old Fashioned Fun

Old Fashioned Fun

What with all this modern technology we have (iPhone apples, Wii machines, Sting-rays), it transpires that kids these days don’t know how to play good old fashioned playground games like Hopscotch. Or communicate with their parents face to face (can’t I just text you mum?). Thankfully, this alarming finding is being addressed by family holiday...
The Awesome Road Trip

The Awesome Road Trip

In October 2010, photographer Natalie Mayer, her partner David and their 2 year old son Fred hopped into their converted VW T5 bound for Morocco, Spain and Portugal for a seven week road trip. She documented the trip on her camera, here is her photo-story. “I’m Natalie, photographer, and mum to Fred, born May 2008....
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...
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...
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...
Pimp Your Ride

Pimp Your Ride

Our good friend Chris Moran over at ACM sent in these pictures of his little boy Harry and his Micro Scooter pimped with a Knog Frog Strobe light. Intended for bikes, Knog lights are the perfect safety/fun feature for kids. “Harry is beside himself with the different flashes it does” says Chris. Knog lights don’t...