City parents around the world
Citykin founders Drummond and Olly grew up together back in the Motherland #godsavethequeen. In the way that life can unexpectedly twist and turn, they are now raising their kids blocks apart in Brooklyn. Shockingly, Father’s Day is a much bigger deal in the States (love us a Hallmark holiday!) and their wives asked them to get reflective on their role as dads and all things citylife.
When we came across Ted, a Philly dad who was the primary caregiver for his twins when they were born we were just excited to meet a dad who TRULY understood the monotony, exhaustion and feelings of overwhelm that is typically only reserved for new moms on mat leave. When Ted told us about his big idea he had while hanging with his park mom crew and how that idea is now a company called Colugo that is being called the “Warby Parker of strollers” we knew we had met a Citykin after our own heart.
You’re not imagining things, French kids have more style than you and they eat better than you starting at the age of zero #fact. OK, but are French parents superhumans? We needed to find out so we dispatched the most hilarious sort-of Parisian moms we could find to get to the bottom of all those French parenting myths. Warning: you might feel bad about your parenting skillz after reading this. #itsok.
The month of June is all about celebrating Pride and the LGBTQI communities in cities all over the world, bringing together people of all groups to celebrate love, life and equality. It culminates in the Pride march, with the largest of its kind in New York. Should you bring your kids… Citykin put together a quick weekend guide for your families to see love in all different shapes and sizes, in its technicolor glory.
You will thank us after sifting through this kid-friendly Chicago restaurant guide. But your waistline may not. Here are some of the top places recommended to us by our Citykin Chitown crew on where to have an amazing meal that BOTH kid and parent will love. Bon Appétit!
Cities are full of lights, sounds and people at all hours. Combine that with small spaces, paper thin walls and a lot of tiny humans in one living area, getting your baby to sleep is all but a Herculean task. Two former A-lister professional nannies dish out their top tips for getting your baby to sleep. zzzzzzzzz (we can dream it already.)
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