Parenting Advice

3 September 2020

Eight tips for parents if your baby or toddler fears bath time

Cath Ranson, Editor at ChannelMum.com said: “Bathtime should be a fun and bonding experience for both child and parents – but it doesn’t always work out that way! If bathtime ...
17 August 2020

Seven foods you should never give a baby

By Claire Baseley, Nutritionist at Ella’s Kitchen It’s important that little ones eat lots of variety, particularly a rainbow of vegetables and fruits as the more foods they try on ...
24 July 2020

Five things you should know about breastfeeding a baby with a cleft

Cleft lip and palate are facial differences which occur when a baby's mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. As a result, babies with clefts can often have trouble receiving ...
24 July 2020

How to ensure your little one has sweet dreams in your new home

By Lauren Peacock, Sleep Expert and founder of Little Sleep Stars  Moving house can be an exciting yet challenging milestone – especially with small children in tow! Some families find ...
22 July 2020

Why new mums need podcasts in their life

By Emily Beecher  There are three Ps all mums need in their life right now: the opportunity to pee in peace, prosecco and podcasts. I say this as someone who ...
7 April 2020

10 Tips for finding your new mum tribe

Kensington Mums was established in 2011 with the aim of sharing knowledge and experiences to help fellow mums learn from one another. Today the network command an audience of London ...

27 March 2020

Seven tips for pregnant women during lockdown

By Siobhan Miller, founder of The Positive Birth Company It's vital during such uncertain times to find ways to remain calm and relaxed. Whether it's reading a book, taking a bath ...
8 March 2020

How to build your confidence if you're thinking of going back to work after having a baby

Getting back to work after having children is an intimidating concept. As well as facing the enormous challenge of finding appropriate, trustworthy childcare, there’s the mum guilt to contend with ...
5 March 2020

Why babies aren't developmentally ready to eat before six months old

Dr Sam Wass is supporting Public Health England’s Start4Life Introducing Solid Foods campaign. He is a Child Psychologist at the University of East London and leader of the BabyDevLab and ...
19 February 2020

10 Things to pack in a toddler's changing bag

Once your little one reaches toddling age, their needs differ in terms of what to pack for them on a day out. So, here are our top suggestions to include ...
18 February 2020

10 Things to pack in your baby changing bag

Contrary to popular belief and despite what adverts tell you- you don’t NEED a bag that is specifically designed for babies. Any bag will do so long as it’s big ...
12 February 2020

Why is it important to encourage storytelling in children?

The longstanding art of children’s storytelling holds the power to evoke emotion and stimulate imagination within those involved. However, as the world arounds us evolves and progresses the role of ...
10 February 2020

Exam revision time is here already! But what can parents do to help?

It’s hard to watch our children approaching exams, hoping that they are able to get the best out of themselves without becoming stressed - and wondering whether they’re doing enough. ...

29 January 2020

Seven things we can learn from other mums

Kensington Mums was established in 2011 with the aim of sharing knowledge and experiences to help fellow mums learn from one another. Today the network command an audience of London ...
27 January 2020

Seven ways to introduce teeth cleaning into your baby's routine

Just when you thought  teething was your biggest dental related problem- you realise that you have to brush the little pegs that come through too.  When your little one is ...
9 January 2020

IVF – How to tell your family that you’re having fertility treatment

Whilst researching our book, ‘IVF: All You Need to Know’ we spoke with many couples undertaking IVF. A common theme arose from our conversations – how and indeed IF and ...

8 January 2020

Seven ways to deal with divorce when you have a baby together

Jane Robey, CEO, National Family Mediation Always put the child’s future first. Easy to say, harder to do. You’re hurting after what’s happened to your happy-ever-after. Human instinct can be ...
8 January 2020

Top five tips to make kid’s bath time fun - without breaking the bank

With the cold weather now upon us, bath time will be more important than ever.  We all remember there being nothing better than splashing about in the bath tub when ...
6 January 2020

How to help children through divorce

The first working day of the New Year is known among divorce lawyers as 'D-Day' - or 'Divorce Day' - as this is their busiest period, when the strain of Christmas ...
22 December 2019

Top tips for winter new-born skincare

Emma Wedgeworth, Paediatric Dermatologist is working with Huggies Wipes as she offers her top tips for new-born winter skincare It's easy to forget that the skin is actually the largest ...
22 December 2019

Winter skincare advice for baby & you

With babies having such delicate skin, it makes them particularly vulnerable in the Winter months. The effects of central heating, cold winds and extra clothing layers can all take their ...

19 December 2019

A new dad's guide to fitness

Millions of men across the UK will identify with starting to put weight on and getting out of shape after becoming a father and it is often put down to ...

17 December 2019

Top tips to get your kids to sleep this Christmas Eve

- With Christmas Day nearly upon us, many parents in the UK will be dreading trying to get their kids asleep before Santa's big day. Check out Professor Colin Espie's ...
16 December 2019

Five tips on how to look after your toddler's gut this Christmas

Christmas can be a challenging time for family gut health, especially with all the sweet treats floating around! Sugar kills off the good bugs inside the gut just as pouring ...