UK Kids

Little Girl Plays A Magic Trick On Her Brother, He Totally Regrets Playing Along

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Parents

A little girl managed to con her older brother into thinking she was doing a magic trick, when really it was more of a prank. While her dad was watchi...

Freddie Flintoff Admits 12-Year-Old Daughter Laughed At His 'Dad' Moves

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Parents

Freddie Flintoff might be a professional cricketer and boxer, but even he manages to embarrass his own daughter. The 39-year-old, who is dad to Holly,...

Kids Write Mum Adorable Apology Note After They Cut Up Her 'Magazens'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Parents

Two girls wrote their mum an adorable apology note after they’d cut out people in her magazines to have a “party” with their dolls. Talaylin Ka...

10 Things Your Toddler Will Play With More Than Any Toy You Buy

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 20.02.2017 | UK Parents

“Mummy, can I have that? I NEEEDDDDD it.” The banshee cry all parents dread when their child clocks a shop window or that hypnotic advert pops up ...

This Girl Has Made A Prosthetic Arm That Shoots Glitter, And It Is The Coolest Thing Ever

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Parents

Stop the search, we have officially found the coolest 11-year-old in the world. Jordan Reeves, from Missouri, USA, was born without her left forearm -...

Best Toys 2017: These Are The Toys Your Child Will Want This Year

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Parents

Just as our bank balances are starting to recover from Christmas, the list of 2017’s most popular toys has landed. The UK’s annual Toy Fair, and a...

Screw The Time Suckers - How To Juggle Everything And Still Achieve What's Important To You....

Lucy Griffiths | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lucy Griffiths

When I was growing up, we had a timetable of classes that we had to stick to, now we have a schedule that we supposedly create, but really are often at the mercy of our children and partner's plans. How can we put the things that we really want to do in the schedule and make sure that we have time for us?

Finding Fun For Kids In Merida, Mexico

Cassie Pearse | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Parents
Cassie Pearse

Actually, come to think of it, maybe it isn't them who has an eternal quest for good playgrounds, but their dad and me, well, maybe just me. I am completely obsessed with trying to find the best play options for them.

Toddler-Led Potty Training

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lyndsey Stoner

Lila is potty training herself; you've heard of baby led weaning? Well this is the toilet version. I'm not sure if this is an actual thing or if I am just breaking out of the muma-society mould here, I'm sure you'll let me know...

A-Z Of Wedding Planning

Christina Barker | Posted 13.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Barker

Planning your wedding can be really overwhelming. There are so many things to organise and plan, so I am giving you the lowdown on the A-Z of wedding planning to keep you calm. Relax, I have you covered!

Innocent Things We Let Our Toddlers Do - And Then Regret For a Very Long Time

By Chris Windle | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Parents

There are some things we all know will end in disaster, which is why most parents won’t let their kids play with the knife drawer. On the other hand...

What We Say When We Say Sorry

Katie Lodge | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Parents
Katie Lodge

A scream follows a thud. Then the crying comes. I step into the room and observe today's carnage. I sport three titles today, as parents do the world over - criminal investigator, referee and arse-kicking prosecutor with washing-up gloves on.

Marriage: The Juggle Is Real

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Parents
Lyndsey Stoner

I am standing on an unsteady conveyor belt, clutching 5 crystal glasses in one hand, the other is stretched out to catch a priceless bottle of red from smashing to the floor. On my back is one child, and on my front is the other.

'I Give Zero Craps - Mum Posts Amazing Video About Mum Guilt

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

There isn’t a mother alive who hasn’t felt the tugs of mum guilt at some point or another. Writer Melissa Radke who posts funny parenting videos ...

Katie Price Reveals Her Daughter Bunny Was Stepped On By A Horse

The Huffington Post | Poorna Bell | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents

Katie Price revealed on Loose Women that her two-year-old daughter Bunny got trodden on by a horse, but handled it like a total boss. “...Bunny did...

Living Life In The Slow Lane: The Boredom Of A Single Parent

Benjamin Brooks-Dutton | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Parents
Benjamin Brooks-Dutton

It occurred to me the other day that I don't really see myself as a 'widower' anymore. Nothing about losing my wife feels any different, but it's only really when I have to fill in the marital status section of some sort of form that I think, Oh shit! That's me!

Do You Suffer From 'Mum Guilt'?

Roxanne Louise | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Parents
Roxanne Louise

I believe as parents we are programmed to feel more guilt towards our children, it's important so we can love and raise our precious creations well. So, although it can be positive, the 'mum guilt' I have experienced in the past and still sometimes do now is RIDICULOUS.

Girl's Best Friend Knows Exactly How To Stop Her Crying

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Parents

A girl who was sat on the floor in tears thought nothing could cheer her up, until a corgi came along to give her a hug. In fact, it was better than t...

Dad Finds His Daughter's Poem And We Could All Learn Something From Her Words

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Parents

Seeing the world through a child’s eyes can often give us a fresh perspective on life and what really matters. This dad found a poem written by his ...

Eating Out With A Toddler

Georgia James | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Parents

Taking a toddler into a cafe or restaurant can be super-stressful. Asking for trouble really. While doing the ‘walk of shame’ out of a café recen...

Being Gay Doesn't Make My Family Dysfunctional

Tuvia Borok | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Parents
Tuvia Borok

I accept that some people still don't understand LGBT parenting as a concept, and may question its validity. Once you meet a gay parent, you quickly realise we are just as tired, run down and always questioning if we are getting it right, just as any other parent.

Over In England, The Bedtime War Rages On

Sharon Brison | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Parents
Sharon Brison

I am amazed my kid's secondary school haven't jumped on this bandwagon and put up a similar one. I have it on good authority from my kids that 'everyone' falls asleep in lessons. Now, not wanting to wrongly guess it's the lesson that sends them to sleep, it's probably due to not getting enough z's.

Marriage. Whose Idea Was That?

Lyndsey Stoner | Posted 18.01.2017 | UK Parents
Lyndsey Stoner

Meet a boy, fall in love, have adventures, lazy Sundays, make memories, get married, settle down, throw a Toddlermonster or two into the mix and before long you can barely recognise yourselves.

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.