I've Become The Mum I Never Wanted to Be

Abbey Michelle | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

During the breakfast date I felt really disappointed in myself. As an advocate of baby-led weaning, I had never wanted to be the Mum who has to manually feed her child. I just so desperately wanted him to fill his little tummy in the hope he would calm down.

The Twelve Days of Toddler

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

On the fifth day of Christmas, my toddler gave to me five fingers stuck in the letterbox again, four handfuls of cereal out of my bowl, three items of clothing removed from about The Baby's person, two part chewed raisins, and a cabbage in a teapot.

Toddler Orders Unborn Brother To 'Come Out, Right Now'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK Parents

A soon-to-be big sister is tired of waiting for her baby brother to be born and has decided to use her own methods to kickstart labour. Elyanna sta...

Toddler Survives A Week Without Food Or Water After Grandmother Dies

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK

A toddler has miraculously survived after being left alone for almost a week without food or water. Brier Rose Ineichen, aged just 15-months-old, w...

Rainy Day Activities for Lazy Mums and Dads

Helen Wallen | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

I know the days spent entertaining the baby and toddler at home by myself are likely to increase now that winter is on it's way... As I can't be arsed to find the rain-cover and spend several hours working out how to re-attach the foot-muff to the buggy. So. Here's my guide to making the most of the rainy days stuck in the house with small people...

Tips To Minimise Jet Lag For Babies, Toddlers, Kids & Grown-Up's

Carrie Bradley | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

My old job had me flying through several times zones in a month. It was certainly easier managing just my jet lag, but after flying with a baby and toddler to several long haul destinations, including The Big One; UK to Australia, here are some general tips that have helped us.

Toddler Forced To Drink Beer And Smoke Cigarettes In Horrific Footage

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK

Fury has swept the internet after video footage of two men encouraging a toddler to smoke cigarettes and drink beer appeared online. The child can...

Hundreds Of Balloons Released To Mark The Moment Toddler Died After Choking On Grape

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Parents

Hundreds of well wishers released balloons to mark the moment a toddler died after choking on a grape. People gathered on Seaton Carew seafront in ...

A Baby-Tot's Guide to Eating Out With Mum and Dad

Abbey Michelle | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Parents
Abbey Michelle

Whether you're feeling happy or not, being out for dinner with Mum and Dad is always a great opportunity to stretch your legs. This again is another great way to attract attention to Mum and Dad who bizarrely think they're out for a sit down.

Flying When Your Child Is Sick or Has a Disability

Carrie Bradley | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Parents
Carrie Bradley

Flying with children can be daunting for parents, and flying when your child is feeling ill or has a disability can only add to the stress. However, there are some requirements in place, depending on the severity of an infant or childs' illness or disability. The first point of call, is always to contact your airline directly.

Three-Year-Old With Rare Disorder Is As Tall As A Six-Year-Old

SWNS | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old boy with a rare genetic disorder is one of Britain's tallest toddlers and stands at four foot tall. James Whatley was born with So...

Mum-Xercise: A Knackered Mummy of Two's Guide... (Contains Anger, Cake, Gin, and Angry Gin-Cake)

Helen Wallen | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

I promised myself once I'd had baby number two, I'd finally sort it out... Start looking after myself better; eating well, exercising regularly, drinking less wine at breakfast... and other such ridiculousness... *laughs manically whilst knocking back a shot of gin to the face*

Hello Pre-Mum Me, Are You Still In There?

Helen Thorn | Posted 01.09.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Thorn

Don't get me wrong - I am so grateful to have had the opportunity to be at home with my kids and I love it, most of the time. But recently I've been missing the part of me that existed before I became the bum-wiping, tantrum-soothing ninja I am today.

Mum Is Inspiration For Parents Who Have Kids With Facial Birthmarks

Caters | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Parents

The mother of a toddler with a large facial birthmark reassures him when he is the victim of cruel comments by telling him he has been "kissed by an a...

This 3-Year-Old Is Unable To Eat Or Drink And Doctors Don't Know Why

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Parents

A three-year-old boy is unable to eat or drink on his own, but doctors have been unable to diagnose the reason why. Rhys Leyland, from Wigan, is fe...

The Tantrum Cross Code

Helen Wallen | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Toddler tantrums are no rare occurrence, but there's no doubt every tantrum is different... Here's the five levels of toddler rage every parent should know about:

Precious Moment Armless Three-Year-Old Hugs Pilot With Same Disability

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK Parents

The moment a three-year-old girl born without arms met and hugged a pilot who has the same condition, was captured in a heartwarming photograph. R...

The Baby and Toddler Combo Holiday Commandments

Helen Wallen | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Holidaying with a baby/toddler combo is a bit like entering into a psychological experiment to see how long you can remain married in 40 degrees of heat without functioning Wifi... along with a toddler who only eats crisps, drinks pool water and insists on wearing Elsa armbands out to dinner each night.

Toddler Has No Surname And The Reason Why Is Ridiculous

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

A two-year-old has never had a surname because of an ongoing feud between his mother and father who are unable to come to a decision on which name to ...

Parents Of Toddler With Cancer Wed Early In Hospital For Daughter

PA | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Parents

The parents of a two-year-old with cancer moved their wedding to her hospital so she could be flower girl. Helen and Arun Kumar had planned to ma...

What (Not) To Do To Stop Your Child Getting Lost

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK Parents

Losing your toddler is every parent's nightmare (and pretty much a reality as they enter that curious age). So if you're worried about them wander...

How to Get a Toddler to Sleep in a Heatwave

Yvette Lamb | Posted 01.07.2015 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

I love summer, of course. Everyone loves summer: spending more time outside is good for us and there is always more to do. Then, during the five or so days a year of 'proper summer' - AKA heatwave territory, things ramp up a gear and we get to feel like we're on a foreign holiday at home - for free - amazing!

Toddler Put Up For Adoption Partly Because Of 'Thick Smoke' In Home

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.06.2015 | UK Parents

A two-year-old boy has been taken from his home and put up for adoption partly because of his parents' heavy smoking. In a family court hearing, Ju...

Two-Year-Old Tells Monkey To F*** Off

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Parents

It's easy to forget how much kids listen to our conversations, the words we say including, well the odd swear word. That is until something they've...

A Smartphone Can Now Detect Eye Cancer In Children

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Parents

Our smartphones can detect how many steps we have taken in a day, where we are walking to,and what the weather will be like this weekend. And now, ...