Theo, 12 & Bailey, 8 – UK

Mother and child interview

You can always find Theo lost in a book, a funny movie or a great computer game. Very logical, he is eager to learn the correct and technical way of doing things.  He likes playing tennis, cricket and surfing. Energetic and strong, Bailey loves to be outside (no matter what the weather is).  Surfing and hanging out with family and friends is something she couldn’t live without. Mother of the two, Vikki Tucker is an Interior Architect/Designer, founder of  Hungry Little Minds, which creates fun and creative toys.

Theo and Bailey

What is your big dream?

Theo: to always be funny and make people laugh - Bailey: to be able to fly and have magic powers

Do you have special powers?

Theo: I can make special gadgets that simplify things  -  Bailey:  I can breath underwater

Who is the strongest person in the world?

Theo: Uncle Warren  -  Bailey: Uncle Warren

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Theo: A poet  -  Bailey: I want to be an athlete or a sport clothes designer

What is the best thing in life?  

Theo: My family  -  Bailey: Hanging out with my cousins

What makes you laugh?  

Theo: Eddie Izzard  -  Bailey: My dad!!!

Your favourite films, books, apps?

Theo: Favorite film, Star Wars Trilogy. Favorite book, Hunger Games. Favorite App, Spotify  -  Bailey: My favourite film is:  The Odd Life Of Timothy Green.  My favorite book is the Magic Faraway Tree and my favourite app is Subway surf.

Something you did recently that you really loved?

Theo: Tennis camp last summer  -  Bailey: Surfing with my cousins and being in the sunshine

The best holidays you ever had?

Theo: Los Angeles every summer to see my cousins; school trip to Italy; surfing in Spain with my family  - Bailey: Going to India for New years eve with my family and really good friends; going to Thailand for Easter with my family; going to Morocco for Christmas with my family and both of my godfathers.

Your favorite belonging?

Theo: Goswell – a teddy I have had since birth  -  Bailey: Teddy my teddy who has gone with me everywhere since I was born.

If you had a magic wand, what would you do with it right now?

Theo: Create a teleporting box  -  Bailey: A typewriter would appear and whatever I typed would come true.

Vikki

The film that you love to see with the whole family?  Mary Poppins; Enjoy Hayao Miyazaki movies like Ponyo; James and the Giant Peach and any Pixar movie keeps us glued to the screen.

The book on your bedside table?  I love bringing my work to bed with me because that’s the only time I feel relaxed and get to truly be creative. I have at the moment a couple of kids books.What It Feels Like To Be A Building;  Iggy  Peck, Architect;  Papier Mache and Frame Magazine.

The children’s brands your cherish?  Antik Batik, Bellerose, Bonpoint, Caramel, Flora & Henri, Loft for kids.

Last thing you bought for your child? Bailey: A wonderful night light with a magical glow and warmth that puts her straight to sleep. Theo: A collectors edition of James and The Giant Peach book in French.

Favourite pieces in your child’s wardrobe? Bailey:  A yummy cashmere hat to keep her warm and happy. Theo:  His blue causal jacket.  He looks so handsome in it…

What do you buy online? Amazon & grocery shopping Ocado

The online destinations that inspire you?  I find websites and blogs everyday that inspire me.  I’ve been hooked on Pinterest it’s my favorite at the moment.  It’s remarkable to have useful and inspiring images from around the world. TED  to keep me up-to-date with what’s going on with the world.

The product/purchase that changed your life ?  My MacBook Air makes working and travelling painless and very efficient.  I feel invincible with it.

Do you have a big dream and if so what is it?  That my kids are forever happy and full of life!

Something that you did in your childhood that you makes you laugh today?  Growing up Hide and Seek always made us laugh.

 

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