Parenting News

20 November 2015

Bullying Is Decreasing In Schools

The landmark study involving more than 10,000 secondary school pupils shows that 30,000 fewer children in England now face the fear of bullying compared to 2005. Robbery between pupils has ...
6 October 2015

Students Sit Up And Take Notice These tests you won’t want to pass

New research reveals pregnancy and contraception concerns of female students • 76% of students surveyed (students surveyed=1,354) said they had no intention of getting pregnant in the next 3 years1 ...
24 September 2015

Action for Children Are Looking For Foster Carers

Action for Children is searching the UK; it's looking for people across the 4 nations who have the ability to stick with us to help children. We call it stickability. ...

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 ...

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

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
27 July 2015

10 Foods that parents struggle to get their kids to eat

We've all struggled getting the kids to eat what's on their plate - but did you know that it has been scientifically proven that the better it looks on the ...
17 July 2015

Top 10 strangest reasons children have given for not wanting to go to bed

An online retailer has found that children have quite the imagination when it comes to coming up with excuses not to go to bed. We take a look at top ...

14 July 2015

Top Tips for Keeping Hygienically Clean During The Weaning Process

Weaning your little ones onto solids can be a fun, challenging and messy life stage from baby to toddler. With areas where children eat found to have worse levels of ...
13 July 2015

Summer survival guide: Six ways to keep your teenager occupied this summer

With just over a week to go until the bell rings for the end of term, a new study from National Citizen Service (NCS) has revealed parents could find it ...
7 July 2015

Hungry Kids Making School Pick Up More Stressful

Do you find the school pick up one of the most stressful times of the day? Do you have an irritable and argumentative child in tow? If so, you are ...
7 July 2015

Over Half of UK Families Missing Out On Government Support

Times are still tough for many families in this country right now and yet, new research shows that over half of UK adults are not taking advantage of financial support ...
2 July 2015

Top Ten Tips for Practising Yoga Pregnant By Nadia Raafat

Yoga is an ideal pregnancy exercise: mindful, holistic and gently dynamic; its postures support the body through the various changes of pregnancy and prepare it for childbirth; its inward focus ...

29 June 2015

Parents Stressed About Keeping Kids Happy & Healthy This Summer

The long school summer holiday is almost upon us... and what is your child going to be doing to keep themselves occupied over the coming weeks? New research has revealed ...
29 June 2015

5 reasons why Gender Neutral Baby Clothes are the Way To Go

Now more than ever, there are more choices for infants when it comes to dressing up. Rather than sticking to the old fashioned stereotypes of the last century, more parents ...
23 June 2015

Youngsters bedroom transformed into Minions paradise

Two Minions mega fans have had their bedroom transformed into a Minions paradise with the help of their mother. Aged 6 and 4 respectively, Michael and Alexander Ralph enlisted their ...
16 June 2015

How to save for your child’s future

Tips for saving for your child's future by Standard Life's Consumer Finance Expert, Julie Hutchison While we can't guarantee that our children will become millionaires, there are some simple steps ...
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