Parenting News

7 October 2014

Prevent the Spread of Cold & Flu

The common cold and flu is a given with the dark nights drawing in and winter just around the corner. Protecting your child from illnesses can be particularly difficult when ...
6 October 2014

Schools urged to tackle online risks

Technology is an everyday necessity for many and a growing number of young people are relying on their phones and the internet each day. But whose job is it to ...
6 October 2014

Building a den will inspire child's imagination

If you believe that watching TV or playing computer games was the best way for your child to be inspired- think again. Children are inspired to use their imaginations when ...
4 October 2014

New Mums 'Love to Brag'

New mums want to tell the world about their new adorable baby and share all the amazing things that they can do. It seems that bragging about their tots milestones ...
2 October 2014

Actress Kristin Scott Thomas joins Hope and Homes for Children

Academy Award nominated actress Kristin Scott Thomas has joined Hope and Homes for Children to launch new campaign, 'Numb3rs'. Hope and Homes for Children, the global leader in child protection ...
1 October 2014

Claire Sweeney welcomes baby boy

Claire Sweeney has given birth to a baby boy.  Claire Sweeney The TV presenter welcomed her baby boy into the world on Monday with her former fiancé Daniel Reilly. The 42-year-old broke the ...
29 September 2014

Rise of the Silver Saviours

Busy schedules are all too familiar for working mums. The 9-5 week and looking after the kids, for many, can be exhausting and difficult to balance. That's why many parents ...
27 September 2014

Rachel Stevens launches Dettol Baby Blanket Donation

Dettol and former S Club star are encouraging mums across the UK to ‘keep the memories, not the bacteria’ in new campaign. Rachel Stevens- 'keep the memories, not the bacteria’ campaign Dettol ...
25 September 2014

New mums ‘reluctant’ to return back to work

Having young children and holding down a job can be difficult for many new or experienced mothers. New mothers, in particular, are faced with the tough decision of whether to return ...
24 September 2014

The Lost Generation: Parents left behind in online safety race

Are you a technophobe? Do you try your best to avoid any form of technology and dread using the laptop? But is it having an effect on how you monitor ...
23 September 2014

Children confused about nutrition and health

Natural Hydration Council (NHC) and Children’s Food Trust have launched a new campaign after worrying statistics from an NHC survey revealed ‘significant gaps’ in children’s knowledge of nutrition. The study aimed ...
22 September 2014

Parents shy away from 'The Birds and The Bees' talk

Is it time that you had the talk with your children about sex, puberty and even relationships? But it seems that you keep stalling the process and are struck with ...
20 September 2014

One in Four Young Adult Carers Bullied over Caring Role

As young people start to return to study after the summer break, new research has revealed that one quarter of young adult carers (YAC’s) aged 14-25 have experienced bullying at ...
19 September 2014

Child's oral health at risk as parents unaware of school meals

Parents could be jeopardising their children’s oral health by being unaware of what they are having for lunch, according to the findings of a new survey. The British Dental Health Foundation ...
17 September 2014

Mothers know Best

Growing up and hearing: ‘Mum knows best’ may have grated on some of you but it appears that our mothers actually do know best, according to a new survey. The research ...
16 September 2014

Children are happy playing with cardboard box as high tech toy

Have you noticed when you give a child a gift that they play around with the toy for a short while but then they become fascinated by the packaging? If this ...
13 September 2014

School children would earn more than their parents if paid to learn

The summer holidays are almost over and if you’re a parent, you are most likely to be relieved to get back into the school routine but the kids, not so ...
9 September 2014

Top Tips: Internet Safety for Children

Institute for Public Policy Research have revealed that it is typical to view pornography from the age of 13 and that parents must be aware of the increasing risk to ...
8 September 2014

British parents pull sickies to spend time with kids

During the summer holidays, your children are out of school and you’re off to work, but wouldn’t it be great to enjoy the long break with them? Many parents are ...
6 September 2014

Mum is biggest Hero for 16-24's

When you get asked ‘who is your hero?’ Do you start to think of film stars and singers? Or maybe authors and artists? No? Many young adults say that their ...
5 September 2014

Less than a fifth of kids have regular swimming lessons

A study by Mumsnet and HUGGIES® Little Swimmers® reveals that 96% of parents with a child aged 0-3 want their children to be polite and well-mannered in preparation for school, ...
4 September 2014

Mums fear the pressure and politics of the school gate

Going to school for the first time can be an ordeal for a child but it seems that mums fear the perssure of the first day of school too. A new ...
3 September 2014

First day of School reduce Mums to Tears

Seeing your child in their new oversized, school uniform on the first day of school is an iconic milestone for parents- a moment when 84% felt their baby had grown-up, ...
29 August 2014

Parents want more help preparing their child for school

Next week, over 600,000 four-year-olds will start school for the first time and new research has revealed that many parents are feeling anxious about their child’s first day of school. Research ...
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