Parenting News

28 May 2014

Parents spend three days a year coaxing kids to eat fruit and veg

It takes a lot of time, effort and heartache to get our kids to eat more fruit and vegetables, according to new research.  The findings show that parents with children under the ...
13 May 2014

Exams leaving kids too stressed to eat

Primary school children are under so much pressure to perform well in their SATs that more than half will skip meals ahead of exams this week – a fact which ...
10 May 2014

Mila Kunis Eyeing Natural Childbirth

Actress Mila Kunis is determined to give birth without any pain relief unless doctors declare a medical emergency during the delivery. The Black Swan beauty confirmed rumors she is expecting a ...
30 April 2014

Kids calling for more school time to play sport

An extra hour in school might sound like every kid's worst nightmare, but new research from Weetabix suggests that British children would welcome a longer school day…but only if it ...
11 April 2014

The Rise Of The Easter Staycation

Parent are expected to spend £2 billion this Easter as holiday resorts across the country are preparing for an influx of half-term visitors. The average British parents will fork out £475.20 ...
10 April 2014

Wigan Kids Cook Healthy

Wigan kids cook up a healthy takeaway favourite in national Cookathon More than 500 pupils, teachers, parents and members of the community dropped i at Wigan's Platt Bridge Community School to ...
3 April 2014

Soaps Out Of Touch With Family Life

Parents who are desperately seeking inspiration to keep the kids entertained this half term have revealed their disappointment with soap culture. New research, that studied over 2,800 TV soap scenes, has ...
3 April 2014

The 'Funspiration' Guide to Solve All Your Easter Holiday Worries

With the Easter holidays looming parents across the country are losing sleep concerned how to keep their kids entertained over the break. Rushing to the rescue of anxious parents is the ...
1 April 2014

'Cinderella Law' Set To Protect Emotionally Vulnerable Children

MP's look to take further steps to protect vulnerable children. It has been announce that the government are considering a 'Cinderella Law' to protect children from emotional cruelty. The new law -which ...
27 March 2014

Keep In Touch With Your Mum This Mother's Day With Skype

You know how modern families are. We’re all really busy, we’re spread out all over the world, so it’s more important than ever that we keep family bonds with our ...
24 March 2014

Child fitness comes down to their mother

Parents obviously have a huge influence in their child’s life, and a new study has revealed that when mothers are active, so are their children. The analysis of physical activity levels ...
18 March 2014

Family Mealtime Conversations Are Purely One Directional

Mealtimes provide parents with the perfect opportunity to bond and chat with their kids. However, if you’re children are too interested in their phones or respond with one worded answers, ...
27 February 2014

Average child eats just 5 meal types

Children across the UK aren't enjoying the benefits of a varied diet, as new research reveals that the average child under the age of 10 eats just 5 meal types for ...
29 January 2014

Budgeting For University A Big Worry For Parents

University is a fantastic opportunity for anyone, but with cost of tuition fees at the highest, as a parent, it’s hard not to worry about the financial effects. A new online ...
29 January 2014

Parents Worrying About Child's Safety On The Way To School

Winter is still well and truly amongst us, with the days seemingly shorter and darker nights drawing in too quickly, makes us, as parents, a little more wary of our ...
16 January 2014

Pregnant Woman Enjoys Chewing Soiled Nappies

A pregnant woman - known only as Keyshia - has developed a craving for eating used nappies. The mother to be became addicted to sniffing and chewing the used underwear - ...
16 January 2014

New Mums Don't Enjoy First Six Months Of Motherhood

The average first-time mum doesn’t enjoy motherhood until the baby is six months old. New research has found that new mums rather than making the most of a new-borns’ precious first ...
9 January 2014

Proud parents on Facebook

It’s no secret that parents love talking about their youngsters to anyone who is willing to listen and it seems Facebook is the chosen social media platform in which they ...
7 January 2014

Manners Go Out The Window When It Comes To Mobiles

New research suggests that obsessive use of mobile phones is really testing the patience of friends and family. Brits have always prided themselves on good manners - and privately frowned upon ...

4 December 2013

It's the thought that counts this Christmas

Rumour has it that 93 per cent of parents have concerns about their friends and family spending a lot of money on them, when in fact 50 per cent said ...
26 November 2013

Doting Dads Twice as Generous as UK Mums

The run up to Christmas can be a little stressful, trying to get everything organised and ready for the big day and keeping within the budget that you set. We ...
20 November 2013

Kelly: I Want to Have a Girl

Kelly Clarkson is hoping her first child will be a girl. The former 'X Factor' USA winner, who announced her pregnancy on Twitter yesterday (19.11.13), a month after tying the knot ...
15 November 2013

Help Pampers & UNICEF In The Fight Against Maternal & Newborn Tetanus

Pampers have once again teamed up with UNICEF to help lead the fight against Maternal & Newborn Tetanus (MNT). All parents want to see their baby grow up to be healthy ...

12 November 2013

What do kids of 2013 really want?

When it comes to keeping the children happy and entertained it’s easy to think that the advances of technology will bring a huge smile to their faces and keep them ...
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