Parenting News

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 a ...
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 too, ...
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. According ...
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 their ...
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 birth ...
15 January 2016

Finding The Perfect School

Ed Rushton and Dominic Blackburn, who have just launched the school-checking service FindASchool, in collaboration with 192.com, are reminding parents to submit their primary school applications before the deadline on ...
20 November 2015

Bullying Is Decreasing In Schools

The landmark study involving more than 10,000 secondary school pupils shows that 30,000 fewer children in England now face the fear of bullying compared to 2005. Robbery between pupils has ...
12 September 2015

British Girl Smarter than Einstein and Hawking

Lydia Sebastian, from Langham in East Anglia, achieved the top score of 162 on Mensa's Cattell III B paper, which suggests that she has a higher IQ than world famous ...

7 September 2015

The School Run Runway

As the kids return to school for a new term, mums are feeling under pressure to look their best at the school gates. In fact, the average mum spends at ...

2 September 2015

School Uniforms How It Saves You Money

At this time of the year many parents are having to splash out on new school uniforms which appears to be a big expense, but is the perception true? Think ...
24 August 2015

Top 10 Teatime Tips - How To Get The Family Together

Long working hours, tiresome commutes and social commitments often means families don't get the opportunity to sit down and eat their evening meal together. Throughout the years researchers have found that ...
17 August 2015

10 reasons for men to stay fit and healthy while their partner is pregnant

By Fitness First Personal Trainer, Alexander Chaple New research out today has revealed that the term 'baby weight' applies just as much to men as women with fathers-to-be gaining almost ...
6 August 2015

Five things every parent should know about conventional children’s shoes

Barefoot shoes pioneer, Vivobarefoot, has this week launched a nationwide campaign to highlight the damage ill-fitting, tapered non-foot shaped shoes do to children's feet. Supported by medical professionals and parents ...

6 August 2015

How safe are your kids on social media?

How many times have you checked Facebook today? Odds are you've done it more than a few, and you're an adult with a lot of things to do! Imagine then, ...
5 August 2015

Top tips for getting your house ready for your baby

Your due date is fast approaching and you are desperately trying to get everything ready for the imminent arrival of you new baby. You are well aware that once your ...
30 July 2015

Spider Veins in Pregnancy Could Be a Thing of the Past!

A brand new and unique medical device proven to treat and prevent spider veins has hit the shelves in the UK! Until now, the only guaranteed method of eradicating spider ...
27 July 2015

10 Foods that parents struggle to get their kids to eat

We've all struggled getting the kids to eat what's on their plate - but did you know that it has been scientifically proven that the better it looks on the ...
17 July 2015

Top 10 strangest reasons children have given for not wanting to go to bed

An online retailer has found that children have quite the imagination when it comes to coming up with excuses not to go to bed. We take a look at top ...

14 July 2015

Top Tips for Keeping Hygienically Clean During The Weaning Process

Weaning your little ones onto solids can be a fun, challenging and messy life stage from baby to toddler. With areas where children eat found to have worse levels of ...
7 July 2015

Hungry Kids Making School Pick Up More Stressful

Do you find the school pick up one of the most stressful times of the day? Do you have an irritable and argumentative child in tow? If so, you are ...
7 July 2015

Over Half of UK Families Missing Out On Government Support

Times are still tough for many families in this country right now and yet, new research shows that over half of UK adults are not taking advantage of financial support ...
29 June 2015

Parents Stressed About Keeping Kids Happy & Healthy This Summer

The long school summer holiday is almost upon us... and what is your child going to be doing to keep themselves occupied over the coming weeks? New research has revealed ...
29 June 2015

5 reasons why Gender Neutral Baby Clothes are the Way To Go

Now more than ever, there are more choices for infants when it comes to dressing up. Rather than sticking to the old fashioned stereotypes of the last century, more parents ...
8 April 2015

Kids Would Rather Each Creepy Crawlies Than A Plate Of Greens

Children would rather eat creepy crawlies from the garden than a plate full of greens To show there are easier ways for parents to get their kids eating their vegetables ...