Head to the Netherlands’ second-largest city for pancake cruises, giant dolls’ houses, inhabitable art installations and maritime fun.
One of those really rare places that knows how to satisfy both kids’ and adults’ needs and make parenting feel like – well, a picnic.
Lovely if you fancy taking your little one somewhere a bit nicer than all the usual slightly skeggy kids’ haunts.
The cats were of course all absolute babes, with favourites including Maine Coon brothers Jack and Jasper, and a Devon Rex called Trixie, who I’m obsessed with.
Our waitress was adorable and even offered to cut up Babu’s croissant when I was busy feeding the baby.
This month, get mindful with children’s yoga, a wellbeing weekend, thoughtful art workshops and powerful theatre.
This free-flow workshops was perfect with its floor-based activities, including boxes to rummage in, costumes to try on and materials to create with.
The ball pit was almost constantly occupied by a small clique of under-ones, all wobbling around like Weebles on an 18-30s holiday.
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.
When the smoke, sirens and society in general become suffocating, get yourself down to one of the capital’s many city farms.