Parenting

24 March 2022

The Milky Tee Company: Lauren Hampshire on boosting confidence, running a business and motherhood

'The Milky Tee Company’ was founded back in 2016 when Lauren – mother of two – became disheartened at the lack of comfortable and confidence boosting clothing available for breastfeeding ...
22 March 2022

Educational And Engaging Digital And Tech Courses To Keep Children Learning Over The Easter Holiday

With GCSEs and A-Levels looming, parents across the UK are seeking ways to make a key revision period for teenagers over the Easter holidays as stress-free as possible - especially ...
11 March 2022

Baby names: Popular spring-inspired names for baby boys and girls

If you’re expecting, choosing a name for your little bundle of joy IS a big deal. Your chosen name will be their identity and be with them for life – ...
10 March 2022

Mental Health: ‘Supermum’ status is dramatically impacting women’s mental health

Are you guilty of aimlessly scrolling through your social media apps and find that you are constantly comparing yourself to other mums and families? If that is a reluctant yes, ...
10 March 2022

'Better Health Start for Life' campaign: NHS advice on weaning your baby

The word ‘weaning’ can instil fear in many new parents due to the catalogue of information available. Feeling overwhelmed by this potentially difficult journey, and not knowing where to start, ...
9 March 2022

Six ways you might unintentionally be giving your child an eating disorder

From the moment you wean them onto purees, feeding your child becomes a daily challenge. They’ll love a food one day and hate it the very next. It gets thrown ...
9 March 2022

Teeth brushing for toddlers: Six ways to encourage oral hygiene

Looking after your teeth is part of your daily routine – it’s what you’ve always known. But introducing this into your toddler’s every day, may be proving harder than imagined, ...
3 March 2022

World Book Day 2022: ‘Little Box of Books’ sheds light on lack of representation and accessibility

Today marks the 25th anniversary of World Book Day 2022. It’s an opportunity for children to dress up as their favourite novel character, but more importantly to encourage children to ...
26 February 2022

World Book Day 2022: How to encourage children to read more

World Book Day is upon us – the kids are buzzing with excitement - sharing their ideas on what they would love to dress up as on this special day. ...
23 February 2022

Exclusive: Interview with children's author Lucy Brandt, on new book 'Leonora Bolt: Secret Inventor'

Children’s author, Lucy Brandt, chats to Female First as she launches her new book, Leonora Bolt: Secret Inventor, which takes you on a fantasy of inventions and adventures. Lucy hopes ...
17 February 2022

What children need for the perfect ski holiday

If your kids have been inspired by the images from the Winter Olympics in China, they might be applying a little pressure to get out on the slopes in their ...
15 February 2022

Founders of cloth nappy brand say you can save £750 per child by ditching the disposables

Esme founded the company in 2004 after putting her six children through nappies. Before meeting her husband, as a single mother, she resorted to terry flats and safety pins to ...
11 February 2022

New comic 'The GeoSquad' aims to encourage surveying as a career

Founded by the world’s first geospatial Marketer Elaine Ball, the project is designed to raise awareness of surveying and geospatial in a child (and adult!) friendly way, making it accessible ...
10 February 2022

Seven simple steps to articulate mental health with children

As ‘Children’s Mental Health Week’ is in full swing, it helps to shine a light on how and if we discuss this subject with our family. Many parents may talk ...
9 February 2022

Children’s Mental Health Week: Interview with ‘Your Floating Bed’ podcaster, Kerry Keenan Lynch

As this week marks ‘Children's Mental Health Week 2022,’ we chat to Kerry about her and actor husband, Blake Harrison's, latest podcast ‘Your Floating Bed.’ The idea is to promote ...
7 February 2022

Seven reasons why we need to start mental health wellbeing education young

In light of children’s mental health week which runs from 7-13 February 2022 - mental health charity ‘Beyond’ founder, Jonny Benjamin - highlights the importance of discussing mental health from ...
6 February 2022

How to handle being a single parent this Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air – damn! It’s being thrown in your face all too often! But this year, instead of hiding away like usual, you want to own it! ...
2 February 2022

Parenting: Seven tips to stop maternity leave feeling like Groundhog Day

It’s possible that your maternity leave has become a little stale and you have found yourself in the same cycle of laundry, emptying the dishwasher, tidying, making bottles and changing ...
26 January 2022

How to be climate conscious with your children's clothing

As we bring in another new year, you may be considering taking a more conscious approach when it comes to the foods you eat as well as the clothes you ...
26 January 2022

What is Organic Baby Formula, and Why Does the European Formula Stand Out?

Breast Milk is the most crucial food for your newborn baby. It’s what gives your baby strength and nutrition. But what if you are a working mother and can’t always ...
25 January 2022

Seven reasons to invest in period underwear during and after pregnancy

Period underwear isn’t something that might automatically spring to mind when you are putting together your maternity wardrobe essentials, especially as you won’t bleed until after your baby has arrived, ...
19 January 2022

Baby products I wish I’d had from the very start (and stuff I wasted money on)

Becoming a parent for the first time is a massive learning experience; pretty much everyday is trial and error. So you do find yourself wasting a lot of money on ...

18 January 2022

How to encourage your baby to love nature

Having an appreciation for nature is a priceless gift. Our health depends on the outside world; trees provide us with oxygen, sunlight provides us with the majority of our vitamin ...
4 January 2022

5 Parenting Goals for the New Year

Each new year, we all set goals in hopes of making the best of the months to come. New Year's resolutions don't have to stop at your personal goals. This ...