You don’t actually have to trek to E17 to discover Word’s wares, but the bricks-and-mortar store is so pretty you might want to.
Our waitress was adorable and even offered to cut up Babu’s croissant when I was busy feeding the baby.
Berlin is about as child-friendly as European cities come and it didn’t take long to work out where all the cool kids hang out.
Take your kid and prepare to be side-eyed by every other childless visitor, because they’re all wondering why the hell anyone would bring a child here.
Not your average kids’ shop by any means – and definitely one to bear in mind when you’re in the market for something a bit special.
Adam, AKA Bab Dad, has lived in Hampstead for two and a half years. He’s a doctor and dad to Bab, 2, and Margot the cat, 3.
From child-led playgroups to parent-focused gigs; lively mummy-and-me yoga classes to calm, childcare-inclusive mothers’ retreats – we give you the definitive, tried-and-tested top 100 activities for little Londoners and their adults.