UK Kids

Mum Shows How Easy It Is For A Toddler To Scale A Fence in 21 Seconds

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum has posted a warning to other parents to show how easy it is for toddlers to scale a fence or gate. Wendy Atkinson, from Australia, shared a vi...

To The Playground Mum Who Asked If I'll Have More Kids: Please Don't

Ursula Tavender | Posted 15.01.2017 | UK Parents
Ursula Tavender

When you meet someone and it becomes obvious it's starting to get serious, the relentless quizzing begins: "Are you going to put a ring on her finger, then?" The engagement announcement goes out and everyone wants to know urgently when the wedding is going to be. On the wedding day the question shifts to when the first child is going to make an appearance.

10 Easy Steps To Make Slime (Without Borax) With Your Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

For whatever reason, kids love slime. Impress your children by learning how to make slime without borax (white colourless powder that dissolves in wat...

Jools Oliver Shares Snap Of Buddy's 'Big Boy Bed' And Parents Are Loving It

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Parents

Jools Oliver shared a snap of her six-year-old son’s “big boy bed” and she’s making everyone (read: adults) jealous. The 41-year-old posted th...

Mum Thought It Was Fancy Dress Day At School, But It Was Actually School Picture Day

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents

A mum was pretty chuffed with herself when she spent hours making a homemade Captain America costume for her son’s fancy dress day at school. That w...

Lessons On Travelling With Kids

Natasha Batsford | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents
Natasha Batsford

Over the last four years, we have crossed the globe seven times as a family. I know a lot of travellers who will scoff at that, but personally, I'm very impressed with us.

Parents Sign Petition Against Uniform Policy Requiring All Garments To Have School Logo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Parents

More than 500 parents have signed a petition against a school’s uniform policy, which they’ve branded “ridiculous”. Kids at Redhill Academy in...

14 Things Every Parent Of A Reception Child Goes Through

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.01.2017 | UK Parents

It feels like only yesterday that your baby was a newborn, but now you are buying their first pair of school shoes - where does the time go? Any pare...

Peter Andre Has Been Busy Preparing Daughter Amelia's Third Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Parents

Peter Andre has been busy getting ready for his youngest daughter’s ‘Winnie The Pooh’ themed birthday party. The 43-year-old dad, whose daughte...

Parents Inspired To Kickstart Date Nights With Their Kids After This Post

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Parents

A dad who started taking young daughter out on a “date” once a month has inspired other parents to do the same. Mum Caitlin Fladager explained her...

Parents Warned About Long List Of Teenage Texting Codes

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK Parents

Parents are being warned about an increasing number of teenage “texting codes” that are used to disguise the meaning of messages. The Police Servi...

Why Today's Kids Can Be The Most Health-Conscious Yet

Trevor Hardy | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Parents
Trevor Hardy

This generation has already set the pace by drinking and smoking less than ever before. But with the rise of obesity it is now time for young people (and their parents) to take hold of the opportunities they have and create a truly healthy life.

12 Things That Always Happen In Your Child’s First Week Back At School

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Parents

Parents across the country unite, as we prepare for the battle that is the first week back at school. The early mornings, the homework tantrums, and t...

Toddler's Bottle Flip Shows She Has Way More Skills Than We'll Ever Have

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Parents

The good news, this toddler totally smashes the bottle flip. The bad news, she’s already way ahead of us in life. In the words of one of the commen...

Boy With Rare Sleeping Disorder Spends First Xmas Awake In Four Years

Press Association | Poorna Bell | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Parents

A 12-year-old boy who sleeps for three and a half months at a time has celebrated his first Christmas awake in four years. Connor Prince, from Toton,...

First Hatchimals Don't Hatch, Now They Are Accused Of Saying 'F**k Me'

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 29.12.2016 | UK Parents

The Cabbage Patch Doll never had to put up with any of this, but Hatchimals are coming under fire again. Most recently, Spin Master, the company that...

Hatchimals Had One Job Yet Manage To F**k It Up Royally

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Parents

For many, 2016 will be the year Trump came to power or when David Bowie died. For parents everywhere, it will go down as the year that everyone went L...

Little Boy Who Receives Adoption Certificate As His Xmas Present Is Making Everyone Cry (In A Good Way)

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Parents

Stemming some of the relentless awfulness of 2016 is no mean feat but 11-year-old Landon Rice has managed it. In the short video below, we see the mo...

Amazing Moment 3-Year-Old Gets The Cat She Always Wanted... Eventually

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK Parents

A kid’s first pet is a special, special time in their lives. Unless the cat somehow Houdinis its way out of the box. Watch the moment this three-ye...

One Car Aka Wanker!

Sophie Farrow | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents
Sophie Farrow

I think just sometimes we have to laugh at certain situations. Obviously not laughing at your child because that is just damn right cruel but when they don't have a clue what is happening and it gets you through the day with a giggle then, why not?

Dad Demonstrates How To Calm A Toddler Before A Long Flight

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents

Parents know only too well how stressful a flight can be with a toddler who just doesn’t want to go to sleep. So one dad has shared his own parenti...

These Three Kids Are Absolutely Petrified Of The Elf On The Shelf

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents

If you’ve ever thought the phenomenon that is Elf on the Shelf is actually pretty creepy, rest assured you’re not the only one. A dad has shared a...

Single Dad Outdoes Himself With Incredible Christmas Hair Creations For His Daughter

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents

A single dad who took a class so he could learn how to plait his daughter’s hair has outdone himself with his latest creations. Greg Wickherst, a si...

How To Stop Your Children Opening Christmas Presents Early

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Parents

We thought it was just our unruly brood, but it seems even the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are suffering with this parenting dilemma at the moment. ...

12 Last Day Elf On The Shelf Ideas For Christmas Eve

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.12.2016 | UK Parents

If you are anything like us, as December draws to a close, you’re really starting to grasp at straws for Elf On The Shelf ideas. So whether you’r...