“Woooha Space Buggy, man”

If you’re well prepared then nighttime at a festival can be the best bit, especially if the little ones fall asleep and you guys get to have a beer and a boogie next to the buggy. Read more…

Tips for Setting Up Camp

Setting up campYou may not have much choice when it comes to choosing a spot, especially if you arrive late.  However, if you can, consider your priorities for setting up camp. Read more…

Glastonbury Plans (Buggy vs Bike Trailer dilemma)

Louise ponders the dilemmas of transporting little ones round a humongous festival site

Its April and the Glasto Planning has started, the sun has been hot hot hot and as well as assessing the Glasto weather predictions (rain by the way), we’ve also been assessing the ‘buggy / transport situation’.  Transporting children around Glastonbury is a much more significant issue than at any other festival site in the UK because the site is so vast and the terrain so variable.

So our current dilemma goes a little like this:

Read more…

Why every festival-going parent should get a SnoozeShade

Sleep is good!

Believe it or not, babies and kids DO sleep at festivals.

The fresh air knocks them out good and proper if they are given a comfy buggy and a bit of shade.  I found my 4 year old at Glastonbury last year taking 2 hour afternoon naps in an Urban Detour buggy even though she dropped naps at 2 and half years old!

However, with so much activity going on babies and toddlers can get over-stimulated so need a little help nodding off. Read more…

Getting ‘adult time’ at family festivals

If the title of this post grabbed your attention, then it’s probably a good idea to have a good think about your priorities at a festival before you go… will you feel short-changed if the adult-time doesn’t happen, or is it just an added bonus if you manage it?

One of our contributors, Louise, shared her take on adult-time with us Read more…

“Woooha Space Buggy, man”

If you’re well prepared then nighttime at a festival can be the best bit, especially if the little ones fall asleep and you guys get to have a beer and a boogie next to the buggy. Read more…

Glastonbury Plans (Buggy vs Bike Trailer dilemma)

Louise ponders the dilemmas of transporting little ones round a humongous festival site

Its April and the Glasto Planning has started, the sun has been hot hot hot and as well as assessing the Glasto weather predictions (rain by the way), we’ve also been assessing the ‘buggy / transport situation’.  Transporting children around Glastonbury is a much more significant issue than at any other festival site in the UK because the site is so vast and the terrain so variable.

So our current dilemma goes a little like this:

Read more…

Getting ‘adult time’ at family festivals

If the title of this post grabbed your attention, then it’s probably a good idea to have a good think about your priorities at a festival before you go… will you feel short-changed if the adult-time doesn’t happen, or is it just an added bonus if you manage it?

One of our contributors, Louise, shared her take on adult-time with us Read more…

Tips for Setting Up Camp

Setting up campYou may not have much choice when it comes to choosing a spot, especially if you arrive late.  However, if you can, consider your priorities for setting up camp. Read more…

Why every festival-going parent should get a SnoozeShade

Sleep is good!

Believe it or not, babies and kids DO sleep at festivals.

The fresh air knocks them out good and proper if they are given a comfy buggy and a bit of shade.  I found my 4 year old at Glastonbury last year taking 2 hour afternoon naps in an Urban Detour buggy even though she dropped naps at 2 and half years old!

However, with so much activity going on babies and toddlers can get over-stimulated so need a little help nodding off. Read more…