Parenting News

8 January 2020

Two thirds of UK parents underestimate the importance of bath time to brain development

Over 80% of parents around the world say bath time is some of the best quality time they get with their children, yet many underestimate the proven cognitive benefits bath ...

8 December 2019

Fathers pretend to sleep to avoid night feeds

Do you find yourself doing the night feeds and seeing to your baby when they call? And you find that your partner is sound asleep as usual? It seems dads ...
19 November 2019

Modern mums let children win at board games to avoid tantrums

Modern mums regularly let their children win at board games – while dads stand by the ‘it’s the winning, not the taking part that counts’ mantra, a study found. Researchers who ...
31 March 2017

10 Reasons why women donate their eggs

For people struggling to conceive, starting a family can be a long difficult and emotional journey. Altruistic egg donation can offer hope – a chance to create a family through ...
29 March 2017

Do young mums share too much?

We're all brought up to share and share alike - but are modern mums taking sharing too far? New research reveals young mums under 35 are a whopping five times ...
29 March 2017

10 Ways subfertility affects those trying to have a baby

Trying for a baby can be a fun and exciting time, however it can quickly become frustrating and impact numerous elements in their lives if they start to have trouble ...
9 March 2017

Five little white lies we tell our children

We all tell our children that lying is bad, but sometimes as parents we need to tell little white lies every now and then and that’s ok. Especially when we ...
22 December 2016

The ultimate list of 70 gifts every child wants for Christmas

-  A pet unicorn, £100 in cash and an opportunity to test drive a racing car are among the presents children are wishing for this Christmas reveals KidZania London, following ...
1 November 2016

The examination of eating disorders

In the current western culture, the development of eating disorders is an ever growing occurrence that is generally marked by disturbances in eating behavior.1 It is estimated that ...

19 October 2016

Ella's Kitchen back weaning toddlers to include vegetables

Giiant building blocks, made entirely of vegetables, have been hand-delivered to the Department of Health today by a group of little ones to raise awareness of the importance of eating ...

26 September 2016

Working Mums - The Mums & Work Survey

The new school year has started leaving parents up and down the country to consider returning to work now their kids are starting school or nursery. Now independent research ...
15 September 2016

Hilaria Baldwin shows off post-baby body

Hilaria Baldwin has showed off her post-baby body less than 24 hours after her son was born. The 32-year-old brunette has posted a picture of her in her underwear less than ...
5 September 2016

A child's view of success

Have you ever wondered how your little ones decide what success means? Well in this video we asked primary school children "what does success mean to you". Their answers are ...
28 July 2016

‘Kid-Preneurs’ Pocket Money Becomes Multi Million Pound Business.

'Kid-Preneurs' To Earn Over £257 Million During Summef Holidays Fact - Kids are expected to earn an average of £48.54 in pocket money this summer Fact - Parents will pay ...
5 July 2016

Are you overfeeding your toddler?

Watch our video as we explore the potentially long-term health implications of overfeeding your child, as new research shows the majority of toddlers are being offered much more food than ...
29 June 2016

Great Days Out From Legoland Discovery and Sea Life Manchester

A sizzling summer at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre and SEA LIFE Manchester With the school holidays almost upon us here is something to keep the kids - and you - entertained ...

31 March 2016

A laugh a day keeps the stress away

-  Research by intu, owners of some of the largest and most popular shopping centres across the UK, reveals that of the 2,000 UK parents surveyed, half laugh just once ...
19 March 2016

Faster mealtimes is threatening the development of taste for your little ones

-  Busy lifestyles mean families are spending less time eating - cooking fewer meals from scratch, producing meals in double-quick time, often under time pressures, and eating them more rapidly ...
18 March 2016

JOHNSON’S launches the first ever research based lullaby

-  Almost one million hours of sleep are lost by UK parents every night, with parents resorting to bizarre and desperate methods to try and get their baby to sleep. ...
17 March 2016

Modern day British family values

-  A new study of almost 2,000 modern families looked into the moral and practical guidelines set by parents today and revealed a host of old fashioned values which still ...
14 March 2016

Zookeeper Zoe storybook to test children’s eyes

-  Boots Opticians has created a free, fun eye check storybook called Zookeeper Zoe that is available from 16th March. Up to 80% of what a child learns is through ...
24 February 2016

10 Things worth knowing about maternal mental health

Dr Alain Gregoire, Perinatal Psychiatrist and Chair of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance shares 10 things you never knew about maternal mental illness: ...
6 February 2016

Brand new 'Cravings Collection'

-  Virgin Trains has launched a package of services for expectant mothers and parents, including the 'Cravings Collection', a selection of foods to keep its pregnant customers' cravings at bay ...
22 January 2016

Top baby items for first-time parents

-  Holding the hand of a family member or close friend as they steer their way through pregnancy can be a really rewarding experience. From early scans through to the ...