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This Toddler Is Ridiculously Excited About School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Parents

Heading to school for the first time can be nerve-racking for some kids, but not two-year-old Zoe Broussard. A photo of the toddler, who was taking he...

M&S Launches School Uniform Range For Kids With Autism

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Parents

High street retailer Marks & Spencer has launched a school uniform range designed to help children with autism who don’t like putting their uniform ...

Back To School: Dealing With The September Dread

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Parents

No one enjoys the end of a holiday, but a new study has revealed that 50% of children are now “dreading” going back to school in September. The re...

How To Manage Your Kid's Back To School Behaviour

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Parents

After six weeks of lie ins, trips away and no school work, it’s no wonder some children find it hard to get into the back-to-school routine. The ret...

This Is What Actually Happens On Your Child's First Day Of School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

Parents will no doubt be nervous on their child’s first ever day of school, so knowing how the day pans out could be the welcome break they need. B...

Top Public School Adds 'Porn Awareness' To The Curriculum

The Huffington Post | Beau Atherton | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Parents

Tony Blair’s former school in Edinburgh, Fettes College, has invited an internet pornography expert to teach at the school later this year. The emph...

This Teacher's Homework Policy Is What We All Wished For At School

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 22.08.2016 | UK Parents

A teacher has come up with a new homework policy that adults wish they had during their time at school. A Reddit user, monetclaude, shared a photograp...

This One Thing Will Tell You If Your Baby Is Going To Be A Maths Genius

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Parents

Every parent thinks their child is smart: but have you ever wondered if your offspring is actually a child genius? Now you might be able to find out ...

These Siblings Perfectly Capture How It Feels To Be Going Back To School

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Parents

The first day at school is a big deal for everyone: children, teachers and parents (yes, they really do grow up that fast). But that doesn’t mean ev...

A Level Results: Record Number Of Students Accepted To University

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Parents

Parents of more than 300,000 sixth form students will be supporting their teenagers as they collect their A level results on Thursday 18 August. Recor...

Rise In Teens Seeking Counselling Over A Level And GCSE Results

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.08.2016 | UK Parents

An increasing number of teenagers are seeking counselling to help them cope with the stress of GCSE and A-Level results. The number of young people re...

Parents Criticise Tesco For Selling Girl's School Shoes With Heel

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.08.2016 | UK Parents

Angry parents have criticised Tesco for selling girl’s school shoes that feature a block heel. The ‘Let Clothes Be Clothes’ Facebook page have c...

11 Best 'Back To School' Photography Ideas For Parents

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents

Back to school photographs are an important memory for all parents, especially if it is your child’s first day. Now these parents on Pinterest have ...

This Little Boy's First Day Back At School Is What All Parents Want For Their Child

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Parents

As any parent who has ever left their child in the playground can testify - it’s a little nerve-wracking wondering how your child will cope without ...

How To Prepare Your Child For Their First Day Of School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Parents

A child’s first day of school is a huge milestone in their life. Whether kids are anxious about leaving their parents, or full of excitement for th...

Mum Steals The Limelight In Back To School Photo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum decided she wasn’t going to take her five kids’ back to school photo seriously. So while they stood side-by-side in a line ready to say ‘c...

Online Gaming Could Improve A Teenager's Academic Performance

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Tech

Parents’ fears about the impact of gaming on their children’s academic performance may be misplaced, new research suggests. Scientists at RMIT Uni...

Dear Control Freak Mum

Susie Weaver | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Parents
Susie Weaver

They're children. You're their mother. All they want is for you to relax. Your house is never going to look anything like the White Company catalogue and does it really matter? You're making everyone miserable, especially yourself.

10 Ideas For Back To School Stationery Supplies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Parents

One of the most exciting things for kids about heading back to school is stocking up on stationery ready for the first day of term. There are tonnes o...

Homeschooling: Everything You Need To Know About Teaching Your Children

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Parents

“Education is a fundamental right for every child and we recognise that parents have the right to choose to educate their child at home rather than ...

Third Of Girls Feel They Don't Have The Same Access To Sport As Boys

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The world may be getting excited about the Rio 2016 Olympics, but many girls here in the UK feel they’re being excluded from taking part in a variet...

School Puts Pupils In 'Lunch Isolation' If Parents Pay Fees Late

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Parents

Pupils at a London secondary school face spending their lunch break alone if their parents are late with their school meal payments. A mum revealed sh...

Why Everything You Think About PTA Members Is Wrong

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Parents

There’s a common misconception that members of parent teacher associations (PTAs) at primary schools fit a certain stereotype. They’re “busybod...

Kids' Brilliant Plan To Ensure Friend With Down's Syndrome Won The Race

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Parents

A group of schoolchildren hatched a clever plan to ensure their friend with Down’s syndrome would win a race during sports day. The pupils, from Chr...

We Compared The School Uniform Prices From Six Leading Supermarkets

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.07.2016 | UK Parents

‘Back to school’ can be an expensive time for parents, from buying uniforms to ensuring kids have their stationery supplies. Thankfully, high-str...