Parenting

12 September 2015

British Girl Smarter than Einstein and Hawking

Lydia Sebastian, from Langham in East Anglia, achieved the top score of 162 on Mensa's Cattell III B paper, which suggests that she has a higher IQ than world famous ...

11 September 2015

Tips For Everyday Parenting Battles: Is It Time To Call A Truce?

It's no secret that parenting battles can often end in tears, tempers and tantrums (both theirs AND yours!), even before and after the inevitable 'terrible-twos' phase. The good news is ...

11 September 2015

How to spot if your teenager is suffering from stress

By Janey Downshire, from Teenagers Translated specialising in Teenage Development and runs programmes helping parents and teenagers A new study out today from National Citizen Service (NCS), a youth empowerment ...
8 September 2015

Kids Influence Car Buying

More than three quarters of parents (78%) claim that having kids forced them to buy a new car. And nearly four in ten (37%) say that children go on to ...

7 September 2015

Ditching The Dummy and Night Weaning by The Sleep Nanny

Dummies and night feeds are two things we rely on as parents because they can often be the quick fix to getting our babies back to sleep but continuously replugging ...

7 September 2015

The School Run Runway

As the kids return to school for a new term, mums are feeling under pressure to look their best at the school gates. In fact, the average mum spends at ...

2 September 2015

Exclusive interview with Laura Hamilton on pregnancy, diet and fitness (part 2)

Laura Hamilton talked to Female First at the beginning of her weight loss and exercise journey. She is hoping to get her body back to where it was before she ...

2 September 2015

School Uniforms How It Saves You Money

At this time of the year many parents are having to splash out on new school uniforms which appears to be a big expense, but is the perception true? Think ...
29 August 2015

Parents are Worse Than Kids on Car Trips

Kids are often blamed for being a disruptive influence on car journeys, but according to a new Ford survey parents are creating just as much tension while on the move. ...

26 August 2015

Study reveals English Children Are Among The Unhappiest in the World

A study conducted by The Children's Society shows England at rank 14 for life satisfaction of its young people. The study included 15 countries from around the world in order to ...

25 August 2015

'Child Taken Into Care Because of Computer-Related Neglect'

A child whose parents spent too much time playing video games has reportedly been taken into care. Social workers decided to become involved with the child's welfare after reasoning that the ...

25 August 2015

Michelle Heaton talks about the importance of making time to play with your children

Working mum Michelle Heaton is the face of the new 'Make Time 2 Play Campaign', following results that over a third of children value entertainment technology over traditional play. She ...
24 August 2015

Top 10 Teatime Tips - How To Get The Family Together

Long working hours, tiresome commutes and social commitments often means families don't get the opportunity to sit down and eat their evening meal together. Throughout the years researchers have found that ...
19 August 2015

8 tips on ensuring your children have fun outside this summer

With the summer holidays in full swing and shocking statistics claiming that children will spend more time in front of screens that outdoors over the break, we've got some top ...
19 August 2015

Emma Kenny discusses 'back to school syndrome'

Emma Kenny has teamed up with Kleenex and confesses that she is 'one of those mums' who puts notes in her children's lunches saying 'I miss you' and 'I love ...
18 August 2015

Top tips for breaking the holiday sleeping habits and getting the family back on track

The summer holidays can throw out the whole family's sleep pattern, but don't worry Silentnight's sleep expert can get you back on track with a few simple steps. Dr Nerina ...
17 August 2015

10 reasons for men to stay fit and healthy while their partner is pregnant

By Fitness First Personal Trainer, Alexander Chaple New research out today has revealed that the term 'baby weight' applies just as much to men as women with fathers-to-be gaining almost ...
11 August 2015

Parenting advice for swimming with little ones

Baby swimming expert and HUGGIES® Little Swimmers® brand ambassador Laura Sevenus offers advice to parents who are thinking about taking the plunge with their little ones. Most babies love being ...
6 August 2015

Five things every parent should know about conventional children’s shoes

Barefoot shoes pioneer, Vivobarefoot, has this week launched a nationwide campaign to highlight the damage ill-fitting, tapered non-foot shaped shoes do to children's feet. Supported by medical professionals and parents ...

6 August 2015

How safe are your kids on social media?

How many times have you checked Facebook today? Odds are you've done it more than a few, and you're an adult with a lot of things to do! Imagine then, ...
5 August 2015

Setting the stage: Top tips from Denise Van Outen to help boost confidence in your little superstar

Star of stage and screen Denise Van Outen knows all about first night nerves, but it's not just grownups that get the jitters. Little ones can also encounter confidence hiccups ...
5 August 2015

Top tips for getting your house ready for your baby

Your due date is fast approaching and you are desperately trying to get everything ready for the imminent arrival of you new baby. You are well aware that once your ...
30 July 2015

Spider Veins in Pregnancy Could Be a Thing of the Past!

A brand new and unique medical device proven to treat and prevent spider veins has hit the shelves in the UK! Until now, the only guaranteed method of eradicating spider ...
28 July 2015

Packing your Hospital Bag – checklist

Packing your hospital bag can seem like a daunting task, especially if it's your first baby. You feel like you want to pack everything but realistically you just need to ...
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