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.
None of my pre-baby friends had kids and I literally had no idea what you were meant to do with one.
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.
Alana Wilson has lived in Bush Hill Park, Enfield, for 18 months. She is a primary school teacher and English lead and has a one-year-old daughter called Esme Clover.
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.