UK Children

Ricky Martin Opens Up About Fatherhood And Dating

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Ricky Martin has opened up about how being a father to his twin boys meant he had to shift his priorities. The 43-year-old singer became a dad to V...

How To Make Your Own Lego Jelly Sweets

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

If your kids love Lego (and lets be honest, which kids don't) then these sweet treats are sure to amaze them. Think squishy, edible Lego rather tha...

Why #ToysLikeMe Won't Teach Your Kids About Diversity

Lisa Bradburn | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Bradburn

Don't get me wrong, a toy is a great tool for teaching kids. But I bet you my baby boy's first tooth that the new PC toys that are hitting the market right now will, like all the toys before them, change nothing unless we change the stories we, the adults, tell about diversity.

These Kids Games Would Make Amazing Sports...

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Don't kids just play the best games when they're young? Okay, take away the iPad from the mix and think about games that DON'T involve technology. ...

Teenager Answers Classmates Questions About Cerebral Palsy In Clever Cartoon

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Tegan Vincent-Cooke is a 14-year-old girl from Bristol who has cerebral palsy. Being the only pupil with a disability at her school, she came to r...

Let's Not Forget Seasonal Hunger in Sustainable Development Policymaking

Libby Blanchard | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK
Libby Blanchard

Agricultural development through productivity improvements, crop intensification, irrigation, and investment in infrastructure has significantly improved food security and the seasonal dimension of hunger worldwide in recent years. Yet seasonal hunger still persists among the rural poor, and should not be lost within poverty statistics or forgotten when addressing chronic hunger in policymaking.

'Do Dinosaurs Have Boobs?' The Greatest Questions Children Have Ever Asked

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Children really do say the best things, but if you think your child's comments top all others, wait until you've read this. A Reddit thread has rev...

Have A Peek At Milla Jovovich's Newborn Daughter's Baptism

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Parents

Milla Jovovich kept a relatively low profile during her pregnancy, but since the birth of her second child in April, she's given us a sneak peek into ...

This Two-Year-Old Is Preparing For His First Interview

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Carlson Cheun is a two-year-old who has a LOT on his plate right now. Most of us didn't have to think about interview preparation until we were at ...

Pregnancy May Increase Risk Of Dementia, Study Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Having children may permanently affect a woman's brain and could increase her risk of dementia in later life, according to a new study. The surge i...

Lena Headey Writes Emotional Pledge To Her Unborn Daughter

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Lena Headey, who is due to give birth in six weeks, has written a pledge to her unborn daughter, promising to give her the freedom to live her life ex...

Katie Price's Cute Video Makes Us Want To Dance With Baby Jett Too!

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

Katie Price has shared a cute home video on Instagram showing her baby son Jett strutting his stuff. Price uploaded the video of 21-month-old Jett ...

Duchess Of Cambridge Back To Royal Duties Very, Very Soon

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

The Duchess Of Cambridge is reportedly set to return to her royal duties four weeks after giving birth to Princess Charlotte. Kate gave birth on 2 ...

This Two-Year-Old's Best Friend Isn't Who You Would Expect

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Parents

This two-year-old has made his first best friend, who he looks forward to seeing every Friday. They don't meet in a playgroup or at the park, but a...

Earthquake Babies - A Look to Nepal's Future

David Bull | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK
David Bull

Children and new born babies have been hit hardest. We estimate that the lives of almost 18,000 mothers and babies could be at risk, unless urgent action is taken to restore healthcare systems. In addition, the latest statistics show that around twelve babies are being born every hour without access to basic healthcare.

Mummy Friends: Ten Reasons You Need Them

Claire Kirby | Posted 24.05.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

Personally I think this parenting gig is a whole lot tougher if you don't have Mummy Friends. Whatever life stage you are at you tend to feel better when you have people you can turn to who get where you are coming from because they are in the same situation as you.

Mum Creates 'First Ever Doll With Natural Hair'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

When a mum realised her daughter's dolls were having a negative effect on her self-esteem, she decided to create a new doll that would reflect her dau...

Baby Freddie Mercury Fan Is Too Cute For Words

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

Some babies might be obsessed with the music of Thomas the Tank Engine or Peppa Pig. But this baby has a different sort of music love affair - in t...

Not Many Six-Year-Olds Would Do This On Their Birthday

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

What would a six-year-old girl most like on her birthday? Lego? A new Frozen Elsa doll? A brand new notepad and pens to do some drawing? Not thi...

These Children Have A Better Understanding Of Their Emotions Than You

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

Children rarely discuss their emotions with adults, or reveal what really goes on inside their head when they're mad. But in this touching video by...

This Is What It's Like When Your Kids Really Don't Sleep

Kiran Chug | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents
Kiran Chug

As they grow, there are good runs and bad runs. Over winter it doesn't end, this relay of broken nights. They begin with sickness and end with sickness, the washing machine spins constantly, the soundtrack to dark.

Clarks Is Measuring Kids' Feet In A Brand New Way

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

If your child is nagging you for a brand-new pair of shoes for the summer term at school, you might find the process slightly different if you shop at...

This Barber Helped A Boy With Autism Learn To Love Haircuts

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

A hairdresser has gone the extra mile - literally - to make visiting the barbers a less traumatic experience for an eight-year-old boy with autism. ...

12 Hilariously Awkward Sibling Photos

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

We love awkward photos, we just do. Not long ago, we gave you some laughs with these hilarious awkward family photos. But this time, it's all about...

Will This Elle Australia Cover Help To #NormaliseBreastfeeding?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents

Nicole Trunfio has brought breastfeeding to the forefront again after being shot feeding her newborn on the cover of Elle Australia for their subscrib...