Parenting News

31 May 2013

Parenting News: Over Half of New Fathers Feel Nervous Holding Their Own Baby

Becoming a parent holds full of emotions, not least being incredibly scary! New dads seem to be getting the brunt of this as 60 per cent have revealed that they were ...
30 May 2013

Parenting News: Children are Reluctant to Share Their Worries with Parents

Children are known for their carefree, go get ‘em attitude but now, more and more children are beginning to worry and, worst of all, aren’t sharing their worries with their ...
29 May 2013

Parenting News: Street Dance Voted as the Coolest Skill for Kids

If you’ve been watching Britain’s Got Talent over the last few years then you’ll have seen that street dance acts are taking over. This is just one of the reasons why ...
28 May 2013

Parenting News: Mums are Run-Ragged by Kids After They’ve Been Returned from Grandparents

Every child loves going to their grandparents due to getting spoilt rotten whenever they visit, but mums feel rather differently about packing the children off to their grandparents. Although they may ...
28 May 2013

Parenting News: Technology is Increasing Stress Levels in Children

There is no denying that children have moved away from traditional outdoor activities in favour of Xbox’s and iPad’s but new research shows that this in causing more stress for ...
24 May 2013

Parenting News: Nannies Favour Traditional Methods

When it comes to taking care of children, modern day nannies are still taking the Mary Poppins’ approach. They have admitted that they don’t like to use technology when undertaking childcare ...
23 May 2013

Commando Joes’ military style fitness course for schools

  Commando Joes’ was founded by Mike Hamilton in 2009 and is the largest military-style fitness and educational teaching service for schools across the UK. The idea is that the course ...
23 May 2013

VIDEO: More Than Half of British Children Cannot Swim

New research has shown that many children are not getting the recommended amount of swimming lessons, leaving them unable to swim when they leave primary school. Take a look at this ...
23 May 2013

Parenting news: 'Explore Shakespeare.' The easy way to revise Shakespeare.

It’s the time of year where your children are stressing out over exams, which means, as a parent, you do a lot of stressing yourself.  They are studying the literature ...
22 May 2013

Parenting News: Quality Family Time beats Money and Career in Quest for Happiness

When on the quest of happiness we’re constantly told that having money and a successful career to fund buying material possessions are what will make us happy. But living in the ...
22 May 2013

Parenting News: Tech Savvy Children Secretly Know Parents’ Passwords

We’ve all heard the stories of children running up massive bills on their parents’ account through games on their tablet and laptops, and now we know why. Eight in ten children ...
21 May 2013

Olympics, Fifty Shades and Bad Weather Cause 2013 Baby Boom

In 2011 births rose by 22 per cent and this year we’re expected to see another massive baby boom. Celebrities such as Rochelle Humes and Coleen Rooney are the latest celebrities ...
20 May 2013

Parenting News: Children are Saving 11 Times More Than Parents

In these tough economic times it seems that it is the children of Britain that are taking the initiative and saving for their future. The Pocket Money Index has found that ...
17 May 2013

Parenting News: Daughters Finally Appreciate Their Mums at Age 23

Being a parent can be tough, especially when your child reaches their teenage years and it seems that mothers get the brunt of it from their daughters. New research now shows ...
17 May 2013

PODCAST: How Safe is Your Child on British Roads?

After the Government’s road safety budget for children has dropped by 98 per cent in three years, Martin Howard, Brake Spokesman, and James Barclay, AXA Spokesman, take a look at ...
14 May 2013

Masters of their own destiny: Mum’s who want it all.

We all know that mum’s want it all, enough money to support their children, career prospects and plenty of time to spend with their families but once they return to work ...
14 May 2013

Kids are taking parents for a free ride.

Mums and dads across Britain are providing over £19 Billion worth of free taxi services for their kids Sainsbury’s Bank claims. This calculates at £36 a week extra in petrol, ...
14 May 2013

Parents call for more access to drinking water in primary schools

Staying hydrated throughout the day is important to our health, yet over 60% of parents across the UK say their child’s school does not provide water throughout the day, according ...
13 May 2013

Bill Shock: Unauthorized app purchases reach £30 million

Windows phone has recently carried out research involving 2,000 UK parents and the statistics show that over a quarter of parents are affected by their kids’ unauthorized app purchases. The ...
8 May 2013

Kids Who Eat Like Champions Opt For Healthier Food

Parents and teachers are one step closer to convincing children to eat healthily, according to an independent assessment of a healthy eating initiative run by food producer Danone. Eat Like a ...
7 May 2013

Parenting News: Peter Andre and Duchess of Cambridge are Favourites for Story Time

Story time is still one of the most precious past times for children and UK mums have had in their say in who they think should pen their very own ...
3 May 2013

Parenting News: Britain’s Children are Super Savvy Savers

Saving is something many adults can’t bear to think about in these difficult financial times but the UK’s children are already thinking about their future and putting money away to ...
1 May 2013

It's not all about gadgets - kids would rather be read a story

Despite what we may think, new research released today shows it's the simple pleasures that make kids smile the most.  In a top thirty list, ‘being read stories by parents’ comes ...
28 April 2013

Parenting News: New Mums Underestimate The Cost of Raising a Child by £3,180 a Year

- First time mums estimate a cost of £5,400 per year to raise a child - The average cost per year currently stands at £8,580 - The day-to-day costs of raising a child ...
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