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).
Out To Play

Out To Play

Leeds based artist/illustrator Anna Roberts works under the moniker Out To Play. She illustrates book covers and for mags like Dazed and Confused and The Independent magazine, as well as exhibiting her own work. But it was her nostalgic illustrations of her three children that really caught our eye. Her...
Rolling With The Boys

Rolling With The Boys

A few weeks ago we went down to Cuckfield in West Sussex to hang with brothers Blue 11, Noah 8 and Frasier 5 and their dad Christian. After a session on the trampoline they took us to their local skate park which Christian (who presented 90’s Channel 5 show RAD) made...
All In A Day's Work

All In A Day’s Work

Our first fashion shoot! Photographed by the hugely talented Diane Sagnier, styled by The Small Folk editor, Poppy, and modelled by Elwood and Lilah. Who said never work with children or animals? We had a ball. Yeah ok, the tiger wasn’t real, but we danced to the Jungle Book soundtrack...
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...
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...
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,...
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Bolivian Bibs

Bolivian Bibs

A Rum Fellow is a new interiors company founded by fashion designer Caroline Lindsell and her partner Dylan O’Shea. They source fabrics from South America and juxtapose them with vintage treasures like these 50’s chairs picked up at a market in Lille, France, upholstered with fabric from Bolivia. Just back from three weeks travelling South...
Get Colouring

Get Colouring

Welcome to the world of Matt French, skateboarding, and humorous monsters. The Uncolored Book For You To Color (that’s not a typo, he is American) is an 80-page colouring book bursting with his way-out graphic designs drawn in pen and ink. Beavers like to chuck wood, so there’s a Beaver Tree. Ever see a hot...
How To Do A Freezer Paper Stencil

How To Do A Freezer Paper Stencil

We are very excited to have an exclusive craft tutorial by the talented Carrie Hill of Porter Colline. Carrie makes wonderful things like paperfish and peg people, and thinks to paint on pebbles. From this week you can buy a piece of her hand-crafted genius at Molly-Meg. But to the tutorial! Carrie takes us through...
Board Games

Board Games

Jason Greene takes old skateboard decks and turns them into yoyos, spinning tops, cars and even chairs from his home in Portland, Oregon. Check out his shop on Etsy. These are our favourites…
How To Teach Your Kids To Surf

How To Teach Your Kids To Surf

Surfer magazine recently published this guide to communicating the fundamentals of surfing to kids by legendary surfer and Dad Tom Curren. Teaching a human of any age to surf is inherently frustrating. Throw the immaturity and vulnerability of a small child into the mix, and you could end up planting the seeds for some serious...
Kids Take Over Shoreditch

Kids Take Over Shoreditch

From today, Shoreditch is officially a Children’s Republic with its own manifesto and embassy building entirely conceived and run by children. The Children’s Republic of Shoreditch is a new venture by the Ministry of Stories, co-founded by author Nick Hornby and inspired by Dave Eggers’ 826 Valencia Pirate Supply Store. The Embassy (159 Hoxton St)...
Bonbon Balloons

Bonbon Balloons

These definitely are the most wonderful balloons we ever did see. Perfectly round, they arrive in a white box filled with tissue paper and confetti and float out, trailing a meter long decorative hand crafted string bearing a personalised message. Yes £25 is quite a lot to spend on a balloon but just imagine receiving...
Skateistan: The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan

Skateistan: The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan

Skateistan is a very unique organisation. Since 2007 Skateistan has taught skateboarding and creative arts to girls and boys in Kabul, Afghanistan. What started as two Aussies using their own boards to teach kids has now grown into a Non-Governmental Organization working with a growing number of marginalized youth in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Pakistan. Their...
Suits You

Suits You

Instead of wading through the sea of swimsuits out there (ho ho), we thought go straight to the top and ask Lucy Ball, lingerie and swimwear designer and trend forecaster, for her edit of the best swimsuits around this summer. Seeing as Lucy has designed for Agent Provocateur and WGSN and has a 2.5 year...
Lomo Radness For Go Skateboarding Day

Lomo Radness For Go Skateboarding Day

Lest you should forget, tomorrow is Go Skateboarding Day, which means dropping all prior engagements to shred the rad. In honor of this rather awesome day, Hannah Bailey headed down to Cuckfield skate bowl with her Lomo LC-A to shoot some pics of Christian Stevenson and his three boys, Blue, Noah and Frasier. Christian well...
Next Summer's Hot

Next Summer’s Hot

We visited the childrenswear trade show Bubble London at the weekend to see what’s in store for next summer. Madness I know when it seems like this summer has barely begun, but the designers have to work really far in advance to perfect their design and production in time to get the collection to the...
5 DIY Father's Day Cards

5 DIY Father’s Day Cards

Homemade cards are SO much better than shop-bought. Here are five ideas for Father’s Day… 1. Say it with words. Take a picture of the father’s child holding a sign which says something to boost Dad’s ego.   2. Animated dragon card. Click here for instructions: madebyjoel.com   3. King Dad Crown: Click here for...