When kids have camcorders…

This week, Flea and I have been testing out the new VTech Kidizoom VideoCam camera, which will be available in UK stores from next month. This is a brand new digital camcorder designed specifically for kids aged 4 and older. It couldn't have come at a better time – Flea… View Post

Halloween Costumes: Sorted.

This month, The Great Toy Guide team has been hard at work testing kids’ Halloween costumes, and we’ve put together our guide to 12 of the best outfits for your children this Halloween. Hey, it's a tough job, but we're there for you.  We think there's something great here whatever… View Post

An Ode to Playmobil

As a parent, you enter – or rather re-enter – the World of Toys.  One of my favourite rediscoveries has been Playmobil. For those who aren't familiar, this is a range of plastic figures and playsets that allow kids to play at all sorts of things, from construction to hospitals.… View Post

Why don’t fathers get called Dadpreneurs?

There’s been lots of chat online in the last month about “mumpreneurs” – women who set up businesses while also running a family. One of the big winners at the recent Mumpreneur conference was Antonia Chitty, a fantastically successful journalist and author, who I've known of through work for a… View Post