Parenting

25 February 2016

Young People Facing Many Challenges

Research by charity Central YMCA has revealed the biggest causes of harm to young people in Britain today - with failing to succeed within the education system, a lack of ...
24 February 2016

10 things worth knowing about maternal mental health

Today [Wednesday 24th February] Sport Relief will be encouraging mums and dads affected by maternal mental illness to come together and share their stories on Twitter @SportRelief with #MumTalk to ...
15 February 2016

Spelling out half term one tip at a time

Naomi Richards, HUGGIES® confidence coach, has pulled together eight top tips to keep your little ones amused this half term. Half term - the perfect time to spend some quality ...
12 February 2016

New Mums Need To Make Rest A Priority

As a new mum or mum-to-be, it's important to make the most of any free time you have restfully and to take regular naps of no more than fifteen mins, ...
11 February 2016

The Reality Of Becoming A New Mum

That's where Dettol comes in with a series of short films following real mums on a journey from pregnancy to nursery. Highlighting their excitement and concerns from bump to baby and ...
6 February 2016

Brand New 'Cravings Collection'

Virgin Trains has launched a package of services for expectant mothers and parents, including the 'Cravings Collection', a selection of foods to keep its pregnant customers' cravings at bay while ...
5 February 2016

10 Things no one told me about being a parent by Kirsty Smith

For example: Pretend toe biting. Running around with a bucket on your head. Any kind of tickling. Never underestimate a small child's ability to take an idyllic family moment ...

2 February 2016

Top tips for new mums to start sleeping soundly

With motherhood often comes disturbed slumber, fatigue and long sleepless nights. Bensons for Beds and Dr Guy Meadows have produced these top tips for new mums and their babies on ...
1 February 2016

Dr. Ellie Cannon exclusive parenting guest blog - Why Movement Matters

As parents, we often talk about babies walking or crawling at a certain age - and whether something is 'normal' or 'not normal'. However, what many mums and dads don't ...
28 January 2016

Me, My Selfie And I

Being a teenager is, and has always been, a testing but developmentally exciting time. A moment where an overwhelming desire to develop and assert an individual identity is accompanied with ...
23 January 2016

The Right Nutrition For Your Baby During The First 1000 Days

Thanks to a wealth of information available, mums say they feel confident as to the types of nutrients babies need to receive to aid healthy growth and development. In fact, ...
22 January 2016

Top Baby Items For First-Time Parents

Holding the hand of a family member or close friend as they steer their way through pregnancy can be a really rewarding experience. From early scans through to the birth ...
15 January 2016

Peace Of Mind In Pregnancy With The IONA Test

The National Screening Committee is expected to recommend that the NHS offers non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) to all high risk pregnant women* this week. Manchester-based Premaitha Health, that manufactures the ...
15 January 2016

Finding The Perfect School

Ed Rushton and Dominic Blackburn, who have just launched the school-checking service FindASchool, in collaboration with 192.com, are reminding parents to submit their primary school applications before the deadline on ...
12 January 2016

Exclusive tips from O2 and the NSPCC to help keep YOUR children safe online

Research from O2 and the NSPCC recently showed that eight in ten parents planned to buy their kids a connected device over Christmas, and that of those over a third ...
23 December 2015

Top Tips To Get Your Kids To Sleep This Christmas Eve

With Christmas Day nearly upon us, many parents in the UK will be dreading trying to get their kids asleep before Santa's big day. Check out Professor Colin Espie's five ...
21 December 2015

Top tips to help look after little visitors this Christmas

Christmas is a time for merry-making and family get-togethers and as the excitement builds towards the big day it is easy to get caught up in festivities. But if you're ...
19 December 2015

UK Parents Unaware Of Shared Parental Leave Rights

Research from online children's clothing retailer Vertbaudet has revealed that UK parents of children under 16 are very much in the dark when it comes to their rights to maternity, ...
17 December 2015

Children Unable To Sleep Without Their Teddy Bear

According to research carried out by online bed retailer Time4Sleep, a third of children are unable to sleep after losing their teddy bear, with 30% also left crying for hours ...
16 December 2015

Dr. Ellie Cannon Exclusive Guest Blog: Tips to make your Christmas #BetterForBaby

Inspired by all of the things we do to ensure our little ones' lives are full of happiness, Pampers are offering 5 grants to help UK consumers make life #BetterForBaby ...
15 December 2015

Top tips for winter new-born skincare

Emma Wedgeworth, Paediatric Dermatologist is working with Huggies Wipes as she offers her top tips for new-born winter skincare It's easy to forget that the skin is actually the largest ...
12 December 2015

New Film Reveals Reasons Behind Fussy Eaters

In a first-of-its-kind experiment, Abbott invited some self-confessed fussy eaters to lunch to get their take on the issue. Fussy eating is a common phase for many young children; while we ...
11 December 2015

Do you remember the must-have toys for Christmas when you were younger?

There always seems to be one toy that every kid puts at the top of their list. There was the year when everyone wanted a BMX bike, and the Christmas ...
7 December 2015

Exclusive interview with Laura Hamilton on pregnancy, diet and fitness (part 3)

Six months ago we spoke to TV presenter Laura Hamilton as she embarked on a health and fitness regime following the arrival of her daughter Tahlia. We caught up with ...

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