UK Children

These #DadWin Photos Will Have You In Stitches

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents

Sometimes dads just don't get enough credit. They've got this parenting lark down and to prove it they have taken to Instagram to share snapshots o...

Parents To Sell House To Fund Daughter's Vital Medication

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents

At nine-years-old, Bethany Henry from Brighton is suffering from a chronic illness that needs vital drugs to keep her alive. Unfortunately, the NHS...

Now You Could Be Fined £100 If Your Kids Are Caught Playing Football In The Streets

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents

A few days ago, we heard that parents could be fined if their children turned up late to school, now there's the threat of a new fine which has commun...

Matters of the Mind - Speaking Out About Mental Health in Schools

Anna Hicks | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Anna Hicks

Don't turn a blind eye to problems that need addressing. Children can suffer from mental health problems too, keep that in mind.

4 Great Tips For Travelling With A Baby

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

Trying to get your child to sleep at home is sometimes hard enough. Swap the cot for a plane and things start to get tricky. But if you're off ...

Watch This Colour-Blind Father See His Kids In Colour For The First Time

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

Think back to when you saw your newborn for the first time. Emotional, right? That's probably the closest feeling you'll have to this colour-blind...

Blue Ivy's Drawing Of Beyoncé Is Just The Cutest

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

When you're a mother, your child can scribble on a piece of paper, hand it to you and it's basically taken as gold. Beyoncé has shared a photo of ...

Traditional Baby Names Are Becoming More Unusual

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

When a celebrity names their child something out of the ordinary - be it Apple, North West, or Ocean - there always follows a public outcry. But it...

How Two Little Girls Found Friendship While Being Treated For Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

Two little girls with cancer have formed a friendship that has helped them find happiness while being treated in hospital. Ava Garcia, four, was di...

A Smartphone Can Now Detect Eye Cancer In Children

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

Our smartphones can detect how many steps we have taken in a day, where we are walking to,and what the weather will be like this weekend. And now, ...

Ten Tips for Flying With Your Toddler

Amanda Statham | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Parents
Amanda Statham

Gone are the days when I can rush out of the door with a passport, flip-flops and bikini. Travelling with a toddler takes effort and it's easier if you've got everything you need (and a bit more).

7 Of The Most Popular Kids On Instagram

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

Instagram is a guilty pleasure of many, whether it's scrolling through gorgeous homeware inspiration, or finding that perfect picture to post. It's...

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 18.05.2015 | 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 ...