Parenting News

27 August 2014

Don’t Wrap Kids in Cotton Wool says St John Ambulance

Worrying about your children is all part of being a parent. From the first day of school to visiting the shops solo, there are many times in a mother or ...
25 August 2014

Mum’s cherish child’s early years items

It won’t come as a surprise that mum’s across the UK are holding onto their children’s treasured processions collecting keepsakes from the frist day they are born.         ...
22 August 2014

Kids go hungry during Summer Holidays

One in eight pupils are not getting enough to eat in the school holidays. This is according to teachers who are worried by changes in pupils, such as weight loss, when ...
22 August 2014

Mum’s get crafty with DryNites

Former Great British Sewing Bee finalist Tamara Melvin has created a series of craft projects to bring some grown-up touches to kids’ bedrooms. The mum of two is aiming to help ...
20 August 2014

‘Back To School’ Costs Parents Up To £520

The new school term can be an expensive month for many parents with the list of ‘back to school’ accessories ever growing.    Buying the new school uniform for the year, new ...
18 August 2014

Fearne Cotton announced as Ambassador for Tesco Mum of The Year Awards 2015

Fearne Cotton, popular TV and radio presenter, has been named Ambassador of the Tesco Mum of the Year Awards 2015.  Fearne Cotton is new ambassador for Tesco's Mum of the Year ...
16 August 2014

The Sun and Google join forces to get kids Coding

Britain’s biggest newspaper has today teamed up with internet giant Google to raise awareness of computer coding – the language used to instruct computers. The campaign is aimed at helping parents ...
15 August 2014

Parents lose faith in Education System as changes come into force

This September, a new national curriculum will be taught in schools across England. Explore Learning has revealed that 62% of parents in England are totally unaware of the changes, suggesting they ...
14 August 2014

Bikini No-Go for Brit Mums on the Beach

Many mums, new or experienced, may endure endless body issues from stretch marks to ‘wobbily bits’ and dread searching for different alternatives to typical beach wear and prefer something that ...
12 August 2014

Poppy Picnics: Summer Holiday Fun(draising)

With the summer holidays now in full swing, The Royal British Legion is inviting families across the country to make this a summer to remember by hosting a ‘Poppy Picnic’ ...
11 August 2014

Free School Meals for Infants

This year, big changes are happening to school food. The Department for Education are transforming who gets free meals, what children eat and how they learn about food. Healthy Choice for ...
9 August 2014

Schoolwear Association urges Parents to sign Petition that will help with School Uniforms

With cheaper versions of school uniforms available for cash-strapped parents, for many, this the more desirable option when purchasing the new term attire. The Schoolwear Association, whose members clothe three-quarters of ...
7 August 2014

Half of UK parents turn to kids for gadget advice

When you hear the word technology do you shudder inside and prefer to stay well away from gadgets? Half of British parents feel the same way and turn to their ...
5 August 2014

Children’s Reading Skills at Risk

Alarming statistics suggest that half a million children will be left behind in reading by 2020 if they aren't encouraged to read more. Everybody Learns, a Literacy Skills Company established to help ...
4 August 2014

John Lewis appoints ‘Little Panel’ to design ‘Children’s Rooms’ Home Range

A ‘Little Panel’ of 6 and 7 year-olds will help to shape the department store’s ‘Children’s Rooms’ home ware range. John Lewis 'Little Panel' The retailer has enrolled the panel, from East ...
1 August 2014

Nominate your local Little Heroes to Make a Splash

Has your child taken to the pool like a duck to water? Is swimming second nature to them? Do you spend most of your spare time with the little one ...
31 July 2014

Parents Blame the Internet for Forcing the ‘Facts of Life’ Conversation to Happen Earlier

Is it time to have ‘The Talk’ with your child? Are you anxious about discussing the topic? Is it the right time to mention the birds and the bees? If ...
30 July 2014

Majority of Kids are ‘Veg-A-Phobic’

Getting kids to eat their veggies can be a difficult challenge at the best of times and something that many parents struggle with on a daily basis. You may have ...
29 July 2014

School Holidays sees rise in accidental damage in the home

Your home may have become the new playground during the summer holidays, causing damage and breakage to furniture or the garden. Parents are being prompted to check their home insurance, ...
28 July 2014

Arguments get in the way of Family Days out

If you and your family can’t decide what it is that you want to do during the summer holidays, and it’s causing friction between everyone, it seems many families are ...
25 July 2014

No need For Pupils To Worry About Starting Secondary School

If your child is starting secondary school this September, as a parent, you may be feeling a little anxious about how your child will feel and whether they will enjoy ...
24 July 2014

£2bn To Be Spent During Summer Holidays To Combat Learning Loss

As the nation’s schools closed for the summer yesterday, many parents will be digging deep into their pockets to ensure that their children aren’t just sitting around all day doing ...
23 July 2014

Modern Parents Shun Technology For Traditional Play With Their Babies

After celebrating the very special birthday of Prince George yesterday, speculation of the gifts for the future king has got parents reminiscing about their child’s first birthday. It seems that ...
22 July 2014

ŠKODA UK celebrates 'Young Driver’s' 150,000th lesson

Parents live in fear of their child being in a car collision, and with figures only raising more concern, it’s easy to understand why many parents are anxious about their ...
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