Parenting Advice

19 November 2020

Seven simple ways to protect the health of your toddler

As a mum of two year old I know that toddlers can be little germ harbourers if you’re not careful. They are too young to firmly grasp the concept of ...
16 November 2020

Seven items lying around your house that could be a choking hazard for your toddler

We all leave things where they don’t belong from time to time and normally it’s not a problem, however when you have a toddler in the house, these small pieces ...
15 November 2020

How to introduce your toddler to potty training (even if they aren’t quite ready)

If you think your toddler is still too small to be potty trained (the general advice is from around two and a half years old) there are ways you can ...
10 November 2020

Seven ways to save money when buying Christmas presents for your toddler

I am the first to admit that I can get a bit carried away when it comes to buying things for my daughter. When I look back at last Christmas, ...
5 November 2020

Parenting: Seven ways to teach your toddler about money

If you want your child to respect money- to save it, spend it well and have a healthy, meaningful relationship with coins and notes, it’s important to start them early. ...
3 November 2020

Seven ways to help your toddler relax around the fireworks this Bonfire Night

Bonfire night can be scary for young children, especially when they don’t understand why there are loud bangs going off outside and why the night sky is lit up with ...
30 October 2020

Seven choking hazards for toddlers all parents should know about this Halloween

As we all celebrate Halloween at home, there is a good chance many of us will be serving a buffet to mark the occasion. While it’s important all parents and ...
28 October 2020

Seven things you might want to pack in your toddler's portable first aid kit

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional so for all the medicines I mention in this article, it’s always best to seek medical advice first before giving it to your ...
27 October 2020

Top tips for hosting a toddler friendly Halloween party in lockdown

While you may not be able to have people over this Halloween, you probably don’t want your toddler to miss out on all the fun. So, here are my top ...
25 October 2020

Seven things a doll can teach your toddler

The humble toy doll can have a number of benefits for your toddler, so whether you have a boy or a girl, a doll is one toy with the potential ...
22 October 2020

Seven ways to teach your toddler about colours

There are three key things your toddler should know (or at least have a good basic grasp of) before heading to school or nursery and these are numbers, letters and ...
21 October 2020

How to support the mum of a toddler during lockdown

Being the mum of a toddler in lockdown is not easy. I know from experience that it can be a challenge to say the least. So if you know a ...
19 October 2020

Seven ways to get your toddler to clean up after themselves

As a mum, I feel it’s important to teach my two year old daughter that her mess is her responsibility. I accept that it’s not an easy thing to teach ...
16 October 2020

Seven tips for helping your toddler to adjust when the clocks go back

The clocks will be going back on Sunday 25th October this year, which is something many adults look forward to but when you have a toddler, it can mean they ...
15 October 2020

Seven toddler toys that are worth spending your money on

Toddlers are experts at making a mess and making noise, but if you don’t want them to make either, here are a few toys that my daughter keeps going back ...
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 ...