Author Archive: Janis
I look after the day-to-day running of ReallyKidFriendly.com, as well as some geeky stuff behind the scenes. Thanks to my two boisterous rascals (aged 4 and 5), I have become an expert in soft play areas, parks, energetic music classes, and where to get a stiff drink once the kids have gone to bed. Really – ask me anything!
If, like me you have several children (ours are toddler to teens) and for years have tried to keep them all occupied and amused whilst on vacation, you will know how vital it is to choose a destination that provides suitable entertainment for them. Being on the beach for long periods is great when the [...]
Nowadays, it seems like kids are learning to use tablets before they’re even learning how to walk. If you’re tired of sticky strawberry jam fingers smudging your precious iPad – not to mention the heart stopping moment it falls to the floor – it might be time to consider buying your child one of their [...]
Crawling babies are hard work especially when the weather’s bad – they refuse to sit still and it’s too cold and wet to let them loose in the park like dogs. With the British weather being so unpredictable I have put together a list of things to do in London with your little ones when [...]
Ever wondered where children’s writers take their inspiration from? Well, we’ve come across this lovely infographic with the real-world destinations which inspired some of our favourite classic children’s stories. A Children’s Book Guide to Travel [Infographic] by the team at Cheapflights
Way too excited about this one. Wow, wow, wow. If you’re in London grab yourself a ticket, and we’ll see you there! Brought to you by the people behind annual music and arts showcase Land of Kings, this May sees Land of Kids embark on its very first voyage to the streets of Dalston, bringing [...]
Before I get started, I thought I’d make a quick confession. Somewhere in Grandma Mary’s stack of family photos, there is a photo of 6 year old me, a gap where my front teeth should be, perched on a banana-seat bike with streamers hanging from the handlebars. I am wearing a Western shirt and green [...]