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15 Pictures That Prove Elf On The Shelf Is Actually Creepy As Hell

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK Parents

You might appreciate that he keeps your kids in check for the next 24 days, but all sensible adults know that the elf on the shelf is actually totally...

Parenting, Grand Parenting And Turning 50!

Lisa Ives | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Ives

In one week I will be 50 years old, half a century.Old! It's not surprising then that I'm reflecting on my life right now. There is this sense that the occasion should be marked in some way, and I don't mean a party.

Dad Text Daughter Story Of How He Fell In Love With Her Mother And It’s Too Much To Handle

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 07.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When a teen asked her dad to help her with an essay for school, she didn’t expect his answer to make her (and the rest of the internet) cry. Sydney ...

24 Elf On The Shelf Ideas That You Haven't Seen Before

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

The first week of December, you are full of imaginative Pinterest-worthy ideas for your Elf on the Shelf. But by week two you’re just hoping they h...

Struggling With Negative Thoughts After Having A Baby?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

All new parents know that it can be hard to maintain a positive outlook in the first few months of parenthood - all that sleep deprivation and constan...

Elf On The Shelf: 9 Ways Your Elf Is Actually Making Parenting Easier

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Parents

If you feel elf on the shelf is just another thing designed to make parenting a competition (and one you’re constantly losing), then you’re not al...

11 Excuses For Why Your Elf On The Shelf Hasn’t Moved

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.11.2016 | UK Parents

Forgetting to move your elf to a different shelf happens to the best of us. So just in case you might need to explain to your (soon-to-be disappointe...

Thousands Of Teens Drink, Smoke And Miss School Because They Are Neglected By Parents

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education

One in seven teenagers are neglected by their parents, leading to poor health, risky behaviour and drinking, a report by the Children’s Society has ...

16 Stages Of Picking A Baby Name

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.11.2016 | UK Parents

It is a truth universally acknowledged that picking a baby name is easy, that is until you have to do it for yourself. All of a sudden parents-to-be ...

Parents Can Now 'Meet' Their Unborn Babies In Virtual Reality

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.11.2016 | UK Tech

Groundbreaking technology is being used to create 3D models of unborn babies, that parents can interact with using virtual reality headsets. The rese...

School Kids' Mannequin Challenge Fail Is The Cutest Thing On The Internet

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Parents

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will no doubt have seen the latest viral video doing the rounds online - the mannequin challenge. Everyo...

How To Make Injections Less Traumatic For Your Child (And You)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 11.11.2016 | UK Parents

No one loves having an injection, but vaccinations are a crucially important part of maintaining your child’s health. If you are anxious about takin...

These Parents Seriously Regret The Name They Chose For Their Child

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Parents

Baby name regret is something all parents want to avoid, so take heed of the cautionary tales from these eight parents on Reddit who shared their reas...

How To Talk To Your Children About Politics (And Donald Trump)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.11.2016 | UK Parents

In times of tumultuous politics, many parents question whether they should discuss world events with their young family members, or if it’s best to ...

Slipping Through The Cracks Of NICU Parent Mental Health Care

Vicki Moore | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Parents
Vicki Moore

This is surely the time our mental health is likely to suffer? Why is there not some sort of check system to go and visit those who have had a traumatic birth or had a NICU baby, or even lost a baby? Perhaps then it won't get to the point where we are diagnosed with a mental illness.

Nothing Prevents Babies Like PND Can

Gemma Devaney | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Parents
Gemma Devaney

Without sounding like a stalker fan, you've always been my queen of queens. I didn't think you could get any higher up my hierarchy of queenliness, but that was until yesterday when you opened up to the world about your fight with PND.

9 C-Section Scar Tattoos That Perfectly Celebrate Mum Bodies

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Parents

After having a baby, sometimes your body doesn’t quite feel like yours anymore and you have to adjust to celebrating your new post-baby physique. S...

11 Stages Of Visiting Santa's Grotto With Your Children

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.10.2016 | UK Parents

As much as you try to fight it, the festive season is drawing ever closer and your children know it (like a sixth sense they use to slowly bankrupt yo...

11 Stages Parents Go Through When Their Child Is Off Sick From School

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK Parents

It’s that time of year again, coughs and colds are being passed around the classroom quicker than nits and we’re dosing kids up on Calpol in a bid...

7 Unique Celebrity Baby Names Of 2016

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Parents

The baby names celebrities give their children range from traditional monikers to ones you’ve never even heard of before. And the celebrity babies b...

17 Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up The Joy Of Parenting

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Parents

Being a parent really is unlike any other job: some days you get unconditional love and other days you have to fish poo out of the bath. These 17 pare...

The Tweet That Proves Even Fashion Editors Have Normal People Problems

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 20.09.2016 | UK Parents

London Fashion Week might seem glamorous, all that talk of champagne, front rows and constantly having your picture taken. But don’t be fooled peopl...

Everything Parents Of Babies With Eczema Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.09.2016 | UK Parents

Eczema affects about 1 in 5 children in the UK and many of these develop the condition before their first birthday, according to the NHS. National Ec...

Pregnant Janet Jackson On 'Bed Rest' As She Nears Due Date

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.09.2016 | UK Parents

Janet Jackson is reportedly on “best rest” following doctor’s orders, as she nears her due date. The 50-year-old, who is expecting her first ch...

16 Tweets That Prove Ryan Reynolds Is Nailing Parenting

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Parents

Actor Ryan Reynolds - who has a daughter James and is currently expecting his second child with wife Blake Lively - is making us feel that little bit ...