Parenting News

31 October 2013

‘The New Rules’ Of Modern Family Life

They say that technology has taken over our lives as most of us are spending more and more of our free time either browsing the web or having a good ...
28 October 2013

Natalie Portman says motherhood is her toughest role

Natalie Portman claims being a mother to her two-year-old son Aleph is far harder than any film role she's ever taken on. The 'Thor: The Dark World' actress claims raising her ...
22 October 2013

New Mums Beware Fertility Can Return After Three Weeks

Contraception is required 3 weeks after giving birth, new mums warned as fertility can return much more rapidly than many women assume after giving birth, and myths still abound about ...
23 September 2013

The top 10 shameful moments of being a mum

Mums continuously feel pressure from the media and celebrities to be perfect, but we know realistically this is far from the the truth.  Between juggling home and work responsibilities keeping up ...
22 September 2013

Wretch 32's Railway Warning

British rapper Wretch 32 is fronting a campaign warning youngsters of the danger of trespassing on train tracks. The musician insists he is shocked by the number of people who are ...
16 September 2013

Spain Has The Highest Percentage of Kindergarten Obese Kids

Spanish kindergarten children now 24% overweight Kindergarten children in Spain top the league for the most overweight and obese pre-school youngsters, according to a new survey by researchers in Europe. Nearly ...
4 September 2013

Kids Voted Dads As Most Embarrassing On Holiday

We all know Dad's can be clowns and can make us giggle at the best of times. So Following the results of a 1000 children who were surveyed about which ...
4 September 2013

Parents Spent £9.5 Billion This Summer Holiday

    With kids going back to school this week, parents up and down the country are feeling the strain on their wallets after the six week holiday! Buy a gift website ...
23 August 2013

The Average Age of Babysitters Has Increased By 20 Years

Usually it's your teenage sister, or your friends younger relative who tends to get the babysitting duty, but it seems that babysitters have increased in age by 20 years over ...
23 August 2013

Sporty Kids Have Poor Diet During Half-Time Sports

Football teams across the UK are bringing back oranges at half time, as part of a countrywide initiative to prevent the fruit from disappearing from the national game. Jaffa, a citrus ...
21 August 2013

Start-rite Puts A Spring In The Step Of The Great British Walk To School

The new school term is fast approaching, but what form of transport will you choose for yourself and your children this new school year?  If you answered car or bus, why ...
21 August 2013

Today is the most stressful day for mums

Research revealed today has pinpointed Wednesday 21st August as the most stressful day of the year for mums. The dreaded date combines a number of stressful factors for parents including the ...
21 August 2013

The Embarrassing Confessions Only Parents Understand

The birth of Prince George has got us all feeling broody and talking about babies, but Prince William has recently admitted he's struggling to cope with the sleepless nights and ...
19 August 2013

Parents Face £1.5 billion Back-To-School Bill

As the new school year is fast approaching, parents will be faced with a shocking £1.5 million bill to kit out their children, ready for the new term. Nationwide Building Society ...
15 August 2013

Doctor Tops Dream Job List For Children

Children of today dream of being a doctor when they grow up, compared to a teacher, which was the most popular choice when their parents were young. Mothercare, who carried out ...
15 August 2013

Mums cut back to budget for school uniform

Thousands of mums are making sacrifices to enable them to afford new school uniform for their children this month. With families getting ready for the new school year starting September many ...
15 August 2013

Train Travel Proves Popular Amongst Parents

CrossCountry have launched new research on how parents view train travel when accompanied by their children. They found that 43% of parents prefer to travel by train when with the ...
15 August 2013

Back-to-school costs are punishing parents

Children going back to school after the summer holidays is a relief for most parents, but when it comes to buying new uniforms for the kids this isn't so much ...
14 August 2013

Families no longer spending meal times together

TradeFurnitureCompany.co.uk have revealed that an increasing number of families no longer have a traditional sit-down evening meal. Hectic schedules and long days result in families spending the most important time ...
13 August 2013

Drugs Are Top Of Mums' List of Parenting Fears

As parents, we see our children growing up so fast, before you know it they are fully grown teens and all they are interested in is hanging out with friends. ...
12 August 2013

Top Tips: Safety For Children When Watching Films Online

New research by The Industry Trust for IP Awareness, in partnership with the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), reveals that one in five children and teens are disturbed by ...
12 August 2013

Kids bored during the summer holidays

Nine out of 10 kids admit to being bored four times a week during the summer holiday.  And despite just being a few weeks into the summer holidays, kids have already ...
12 August 2013

Holiday Trips: A welcome steer away from daily driving grind

Allianz Your Cover Insurance reveals the UK's favourite family drives are heading out on holiday and taking well earned day trips. The research uncovered that families enjoy spending quality time together ...
2 August 2013

Why No Childhood is Complete without Roald Dahl

2016 will see the hundredth anniversary since Roald Dahl’s birth and despite most of his books for children being well over 20 years old, the magic is still alive today. No ...
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