The absolute worst thing about bottles is standing over the cold tap willing the water to cool a boiling-hot bottle at a rate faster than half a degree per minute because it’s 4am and your baby is screaming the house down.
Kids of all ages will be spoilt for choice when it comes to keeping busy this summer. From immersive exhibitions and family days to urban beaches and museum sleepovers, we’ve rounded up the coolest activities for not-so-tiny Londoners.
Rachel (30) has been taking her son Oscar (5) to galleries since he was a baby. Her favourite artist is Yayoi Kusama, whose Tokyo museum she dreams of visiting.
Katrine lives in Crouch End with her partner Louis and their 10-year-old daughter Emmie and naughty boy cat Mimi. Eilidh lives in Camden with her husband Martin and their 10-year-old daughter Freya.
This new generation of music-loving parents won’t be fobbed off with naff kids’ discos with their PG playlists and parent-placating bars, and why the hell should they?
This month, grab your little and lose yourselves in toddler-friendly live music events and spine-chilling Halloween festivities.
Anna lives in Leyton with her husband Matt and their daughters Mae, four, and Eve, three months.