Kids

'My Legs Won't Work' Said Three-Year-Old Who Later Had To Have Legs Amputated

PA | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old complained his legs "wouldn't work" during a trip to IKEA – then his legs turned black and just 72 hours later had to be amputated....

Babies Casually Being Sick Is Something Every Parent Can Relate To

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Parents

As a parent, you can be doing anything with your child, using the computer, playing games, sleeping... And then all of a sudden, without warning, they...

Are You Taking Your Fun, Safety and Security For Granted?

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK
Jasmine Dotiwala

You were once a child and may have children now. We all had a childhood. Usually filled with learning, playing, making friends and having fun. PIC C...

This Note Proves Honesty Is Always The Best Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When one Facebook user's three-year-old opened the car door onto their neighbour's vehicle, there were two ways to deal with the unfortunate situation...

Adorable Little Girl Perfectly Recreates Shia LaBeouf's Motivational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Comedy

This little girl is an excellent actress. She might even be better than Shia LaBeouf. SEE ALSO: Shia Laboeuf's Weird Motivational Video Is Getting...

Kim Kardashian's Makeup Artist Gives A Four-Year-Old A Makeover, Irritates The World

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Style

He's the man behind Kim Kardashian's well-contoured face. And now, Mario Dedivanovic has managed to piss a lot of people off by posting a picture of a...

Kid Plays Guitar Hero, Starts To Rock Out When The Music Takes Control

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Comedy

This two-year-old boy probably doesn't know what Rage Against The Machine are singing about in 'Bulls On Parade', but he can certainly rock out to the...

Lessons From Mary Poppins

Kerry Secker | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Parents
Kerry Secker

A poopy nappy is so very easy to change on a baby doll but In reality a baby will kick their legs wildly about, get poop on their feet then crawl off leaving a huge stain on your white carpet before you have even got ONE baby wipe off the pack.

Cute Kid Demands Beef Soup For Snack, Adamant It Tastes Better Than Cookies

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Theodore is crying because he wants beef broth as a snack instead of cookies. Kids cry for the strangest reasons... MORE CUTE KIDS: Olympic...

21 Ways You Know Your Kids Are Drama Queens

Suzanne Peters | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Parents
Suzanne Peters

There is one subject that my kids need to do no work for, no preparation, no homework - and they are still world experts. That subject is drama. Not in school, but in life. Are your kids the same? Here's my checklist...

Burst Balloon: First Introduction to Death for Young Children?

Isabelle Lee | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Parents
Isabelle Lee

We all know children have to learn this lesson eventually: nothing lasts forever. But it's a hard lesson to accept, whether you are a child or an adult. And nothing teaches it quite so simply or eloquently as a balloon. There is no escape from balloon grief!

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.

Working Parent Problems: Ten Things That Nearly Stopped Me From Getting to Work Today

Bernadette Ballantyne | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents
Bernadette Ballantyne

Although I work from home I regularly travel and meet people in London and elsewhere. But despite meticulous planning and a lot of (expensive) childcare it doesn't always go smoothly. Here are just 10 things that nearly stopped me from getting to work today:

Yes, the Kids Are Smarter Than Us...

Jill Hodges | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech
Jill Hodges

Young people are switched on - and are going to be the motor of the economy going forward. It's exciting and encouraging, sometimes inspirational. I for one couldn't be happier that they are smarter than us.

Little Girl's Lemonade Stand Raises Thousands To Rebuild Her Burnt Down House

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK Parents

A 10-year-old girl who was made homeless by a fire has started to turn her luck around - by selling lemonade. Alyssa De La Sala, of Lutz, Florida, ...

Jamie Oliver: Teaching Kids About Food Can Help 'Change The World'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There were 43 million children under the age of five classed as overweight or obese in 2013. Jamie Oliver says that we're in the throws of a "globa...

Why Can't People Accept Women Who Don't Want Children?

Lisa Downs | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Parents
Lisa Downs

Children aren't for everyone, and I wish other people would accept that. I'm tired of being judged for not wanting children. Women's sole job in life isn't to have children. It's to give themselves the best life they can imagine, as we only have one shot at it.

Olympic Gold Medallist Removes His Daughter's Loose Tooth... With A Javelin

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Sport

Normally parents will attach a piece of string to their children's loose teeth and just give it a tug, but former Olympic decathlete Bryan Clay had so...

Herbie Hound Spreading His Specialness Around the Globe

Vicky Brook | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Parents
Vicky Brook

We work hard at school, get jobs and have children. We always look on the bright side of life and rarely spend time planning for the unthinkable scena...

Encourage Kids to Study by Building Their Own Study Corner

Patricia Evans | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents
Patricia Evans

If you want your child to be an achiever and be a stellar student, don't limit him to the walls of the classroom. Extend the learning to your home and turn a small space into a study area that is both vibrant and inspiring.

'Moving to Spain with Children' by Lisa Sadleir, a Review

Matthew Hirtes | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents
Matthew Hirtes

The book begins with a daunting contents section. Perhaps this is meant as a metaphor. As Sadleir advises any family planning on relocating to Spain to research, research, and then go and research some more.

This Kid's Dance Moves Are Off The Scale

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Every now and then something crops up online which makes us wholeheartedly glad the internet exists. Today, it's this little guy. We don't know...

Why This Brave Little Boy With Cystic Fibrosis Has Gone Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A six-year-old with cystic fibrosis has become something of an internet sensation after a video of him bravely swallowing his tablets went viral. J...

Returning Soldier Adorably Photobombs Son's School Photo

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

School photos: if we remember correctly, they were the bane of our existence. But that certainly wasn't the case for this young chap. Eight-yea...

Grumpy Dad on the Equality of the Sexes

Ashley Beolens | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents
Ashley Beolens

I know the media rams this typical dad stereotype down our throats, almost all dads we see in adverts are incompetent, barely able to dress themselves let alone the kids, but we don't have to live up to them.