Category Archive: Parenting

Sep 12

Hape Walk-A-Long Snail Review | Toys

Frost loves the Hape Walk-A-Long Snail. First of all it is cute and looks so happy. Next, it is also a shape sorter. Your little one can pull it along like a cute companion or sit and play with the snail. It is wooden, high quality and very well made. It is also eco conscious. …

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Sep 11

George Luck wooden puzzles at Hape


If your children are trooping off to one birthday party after another and you are all out of gift ideas why not check out the selection of beautiful little puzzles at Hape. Made from wood and water based paints there are plenty of designs to choose from. We particularly liked the new Cats design. Six …

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Sep 07

Diary of a Freelance Working Mother: On Busybodies

It was Jean Paul Sartre who said that hell is other people, but he did not get it quite right. What he should have said was that hell is other people and their opinions. Now if they can keep those opinions to themselves then it is happiness all-round. I spend large parts of my day not pointing …

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Aug 29

Diary of a Freelance Working Mother: Park Life

A term time break. The summer holidays. This used to mean something when I was in school, but since my son is still in toddlerhood it does not hold the same excitement. I am not saying it has no effect on my life: the toddler groups close or become less frequent. When they are open …

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Aug 22

The Diary of a Freelance Working Mother

Hello Frost readers. Many of you will know me quite well, others will be be thinking, ‘Why is the woman being so arrogant to think that we know who she is?’ And you may have a point, so let me introduce myself properly: I am the editor and founder of Frost Magazine. I am also …

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Aug 17

Busy Builders – Hape Crane Lift


Entertain and inspire the little engineer in your life with the Hape Crane Lift. As with all Hape toys it’s so easy to put together – no screwdrivers or scissors needed while your child hops impatiently from foot to foot. The crane lift gives hours of fun and helps develop hand/eye coordination and encourages creative …

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Aug 11

Review: Grimm Tales, Chichester

Grimm Tales – For Young and Old Adapted by Philip Wilson Chichester Festival Youth Theatre at the Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood Until 19 August Photo credit: Johan Persson If you go down to the woods today… Just when it seems impossible for Chichester Festival Youth Theatre (CFYT) to achieve any greater heights they come along …

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Aug 03


Super smooth kids’ porridge Ready Brek and Walker Books’ popular children’s brand We’re Going on a Bear Hunt are embarking on a joint adventure.  The two bear-loving brands come together to serve up a nutritious helping of outdoor fun in a bid to help parents and kids adopt a healthy, balanced lifestyle.  Ready Brek will be inviting kids and families to create …

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