A free magazine for modern families packed with gallows humour, expert(ish) advice and tips to help you enjoy and survive modern family life.

From the editor

The Little Things is a free magazine for families who want to live life to the fullest. Rather than run around pandering to our children’s every whim, we at The Little Things approach family life a little differently. Our kids aren’t perfect, neither are we. We don’t always find it easy and we get it wrong, a lot. Like all parents, we're still figuring it out. We fail and we succeed (although not according to our kids). At The Little Things we like to embrace our imperfect parenting and celebrate the chaos and craziness that family life brings.

Inclusive and honest, with a healthy dose of gallows humour, expert advice (which you don’t have to listen to), real-life stories (to assure you we’re all in this together) and reviews from the mouths of babes, The Little Things packs every issue with useful tips, information and ideas to help you enjoy – and survive – modern family life.

Lisa Merryweather-Millard

Strong, content-driven editorial

Well-researched and unapologetically opinionated, without taking the moral high-ground, we engage our readers through high quality editorial features which focus on the everyday.

Beautiful production values

We feel our fresh, engaging design, beautiful photography and high production values breaks the mould of other local and regional magazines.


The Little Things is distributed bi-monthly, just before each school holiday.

We print 5000 copies which are distributed free through first and middle schools in Frome and the surrounding area and through shops, restaurants, museums and cafes in Frome, Bath and Bristol.

The Little Things is also available, and distributed, in digital format.

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