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Beware Where You Shop For Your Car Seat, Warns Undercover Researchers

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

The shopping list for a newborn could go on forever, and a car seat for your child is probably near the top. But according to a report released by...

Late For The School Drop Off? It Could Cost You £60

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Parents

We all have experienced one of those mornings where we're running late - but now if you're taking your children to school, this lateness could now cau...

Victoria Beckham Writes Heartwarming Open Letter To Her Children

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

Victoria Beckham has done something really unusual for a celebrity parent - she's opened up about her relationship with her children, and how she han...

31 Amazing Cooking Hacks For Time-Poor Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Parents

Let's be honest, time isn't always on your hands as a parent. With everything else you have to consider before you even reach dinner time, it's unl...

Business Lessons From My Children

Jo Haigh | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents
Jo Haigh

My children are all grown up now and have their own amazingly successful careers but that doesn't stop them contributing to mine, and nor would I want them to. I want them to contribute to my own business and for good reason.

Meeting Miracle Babies Who Survived Earthquake in Nepal

Natalie Curtis | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Natalie Curtis

A few days ago in an earthquake survivor's camp, I met Shreya, who is eight months' pregnant. She told me that the earthquake shook her so hard that her baby moved into the wrong position. Thankfully her baby has moved back now, but she worries that there will be complications when she gives birth.

Healthy Lives Mean Smarter Kids, Period

Hervé Verhoosel | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Hervé Verhoosel

Every year, the lives of 453,000 children under the age of 5 are taken globally due to malaria, and that number is magnified when looking at Africa, where a child dies every minute because of the disease. These figures shed light on the scale of the issue, but they don't tell the whole story.

Two Young Children Talking In Sign Language Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

There's just something so enticing about watching young children interact, but this video tops the scale. While in the back of the car, these two ...

Stylist Rachel Zoe Makes Her Best Business Decision And It Involves Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

You might not typically associate gentle and caring attributes towards celebrity stylist, Rachel Zoe, but her latest move could change your mind. T...

15 Things To Do With Your Kids On May Bank Holiday

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

Who doesn't love a May bank holiday? The problem arises when you have no idea what to do with your kids for that extra day, especially with the un...

To My Precious Children, From Your 'Stay at Home' Mum

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents
Vanessa Olorenshaw

Everyone was born a baby - we are all here for a short time and no matter how wonderful someone might appear, or how much they seem to have, we all come into the world and leave it the same way. With nothing but our body and our character.

This Charity Ensures Deaf Kids Get Equal Opportunities

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Can you imagine a world where nearly two thirds of children left school without getting GCSEs above a grade D? There would be outrage and calls for ur...

A Private Pod For Breastfeeding Mothers - Is This Really Needed?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

Although mums might not always find the perfect place to breastfeed their children in public, it's never too much of a hassle. But according to an ...

This Two-Year-Old Is The Youngest Registered Voter In The UK

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

Now Election Day is upon us, many of us are making our final decision about who we will vote for. We may have had to wait till we were 18 years old...

Girls As Young As Six Are Dieting Over Body Image Fears

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Back in the day, our six-year-old worries were usually centred around what we were having for tea, who our best friend was or how long we could play o...

JoJo Maman Bebe Founder Comments On Nappy Bin Ban Backlash

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Parents

When out shopping with your baby, the last thing you want to carry around is their dirty nappy. But if you need to change your baby in JoJo Maman ...

Gwyneth Paltrow Chooses Quality Time With Daughter Apple Over Met Gala

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Parents

While the likes of Rihanna, Beyonce and Rita Ora were dazzling in gowns at the Met Ball on the weekend, Gwyneth Paltrow was no where to be seen. In...

Is There a Mrs Bloom? And Other Pointless Questions Taking Up Space in My Mum Brain

Kate Chapman | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents
Kate Chapman

Where are Charlie and Lola's mum and dad? They go to the zoo, the park, play in the paddling pool - ALL ON THEIR OWN. There is never a grown up around. Not a sniff of adult supervision. Are social services aware?

Would Your Child Be Fooled By This YouTube Experiment On Abduction?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

One of the biggest lessons you teach your child is to never talk to strangers, but do they actually pay attention? A social experiment by YouTuber ...

Being Sick: The Silver Lining

Polly Walker | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Parents
Polly Walker

Illness is up there at the top of parental fears: Illness in our children or illness that strips us of our ability to parent them, or worse. Thankfully I'm on the up. And thankfully this period of convalescence has offered me a great dose of relief from yet another parental worry - are we doing a good enough job the rest of the time?

Is Smacking Your Child Ever Okay?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

While our kids might drive us potty when they're having a tantrum on the floor in Tesco, we all know that a quick smack on the backside won't go down ...

This Frozen-Inspired Bra Advert Has Caused A Bit Of A Stir...

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

There is not a parent on earth who doesn't know what Frozen is. But when a Frozen-style advert aired on TV advertising Triumph bras, some parents ...

More Allegations Against Rolf Harris Have Surfaced...

PA | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK

A "full file" of evidence against disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has been presented to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), sources said tonight. ...

10-Year-Old's Show-Stopping Pirouette Puts Us To Shame

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Parents

If you have high hopes of your child becoming a ballet sensation, this talented young dancer's performance will leave you in awe. The young boy who...

Would You Create An Instagram Account For Your Baby?

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Parents

As if new parents don't have enough on their plate after the birth of their baby, Coco Rocha and James Conran have managed to find time to set up an I...