An Apology To My First-Born Child

Laura Pearson | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Parents
Laura Pearson

I am sorry that everyone, me included, expects you to be enthusiastic about sharing. Not just your toys, but your parents, too. And while we all know it's a good lesson for you to learn, to you, it just means getting less. And who is going to put their hand up for that?

Toddler With Down's Syndrome Gets Modelling Job After Being Rejected

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler with Down’s syndrome has been featured in a Christmas advert, after he was initially rejected by a modelling agency because of his appeara...

Surviving Playgroups

Vicki Coombe | Posted 02.12.2016 | UK Parents
Vicki Coombe

They are also pretty intimidating at first though; walking into a room of strangers, fears of cliques and the fact you are transported back to an irrational school child fear that no one will like you

10 Parenting Hacks To Make Your Life Easier

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Parents

It’s no secret that parenting is really hard work, pushing you to your limits both mentally and physically. So huzzah for these 10 parenting hacks ...

Help For Sleep-Deprived Parents Of Toddlers

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

So, you think you’ve got your little one’s sleep sussed? You might be in for a shock when they make the transition from baby to toddler, so don’...

10 Things Every Toddler Is Crazy For

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

If you’re the parent of a toddler, you’ll recognise these bids for independence. It’s why being a parent of toddler is so much fun - and can be ...

From Two To Three: Your Toddler’s Amazing Milestones

The Huffington Post | Jackie Gallego | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK Parents

From talking in longer sentences and running around with seemingly boundless energy, to making friends, your toddler continues to make incredible prog...

Baby Has The Cutest Reaction To Experiencing Rain For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK Parents

Getting caught out in the rain isn’t something most of us find enjoyable (especially if we’ve forgotten our umbrella). But imagine if it was the f...

Remember When You Thought You Had It Bad...

Zeyna Sanjania | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Parents
Zeyna Sanjania

Do you remember? Remember when you thought you had it bad? When your food got cold because you had spent too long trying to get a good Instagram shot of it?

A Parent's Guide To Buying Toddler Shoes

By Jenny Wood | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

Here’s our guide to everything you need to know when you’re buying your child’s first shoes, from when and where to have shoes fitted to how to ...

Night Terrors: Why They Happen And What You Can Do

By Kate Hilpern | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

Your child shouts in the night, waking you. When you rush in, you find her sitting bolt upright in bed, thrashing her arms and screaming. Her eyes are...

10 Ways Toddlers Drive Us Mad

By Pip Jones | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

Oh we do love our toddlers, don’t we? They’re funny and sweet, and they’re learning about the world all the time. But do you ever wonder if they...

Healthy Eating: How To Set A Good Example

Tamsin Kelly | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Parents

Your toddler is growing and developing quickly at this age, including learning to feed themselves (with spoon and finger foods) and trying a variety o...

10 Arguments Every Parent Has With Their Child On A Daily Basis

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.10.2016 | UK Parents

Having children is a real education in logic and rational argument: especially when you have to justify why mummy can eat chocolate before dinnertime ...

This Is A Foolproof Way To Stop Your Toddler Crying (And Melt Your Heart)

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Parents

We all have those days when we get out the wrong side of the bed and have a dark cloud hanging over us all day. Now mum Esther Anderson has shared the...

Policeman Helped Struggling Toddler In Heartwarming Way

Amy Packham | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents

A policeman found the perfect way to settle a crying toddler and the heartwarming moment was caught on camera. The member of Indiana State Police expl...

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 ...

All Parents Will Sympathise With This Mum's Sudocrem Disaster

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

Children have an uncanny ability to make horrifying messes in less than 10 seconds. Now all parents are sympathising with this mum after she discovere...

Boy Writes Spectacular Note Revoking His Mother's Parenting Privileges

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

You may think you’re calling the shots when it comes to your child. But this little boy has proved that he doesn’t need any adult help, and is mo...

Parents Share Creepiest Things Their Kids Have Said

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

Children can be adorable, but their young minds also have the ability to be completely creepy. Reddit users have been discussing the totally spine-sh...

Blogger Writes Open Letter About Things Dads Are Praised For When Mums Are Criticised

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 18.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has written an open letter criticising the way people react differently to when a father looks after the children, rather than mothers. Constan...

Caring For Milk Teeth: Everything Parents Need To Know

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.08.2016 | UK Parents

Parents want the best for their children’s health, and oral hygiene is no different. But new research has revealed that many parents see milk teeth ...

This Dad Proves Parents Really Do Have Super Powers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 04.08.2016 | UK Parents

One parent on Imgur has proved how truly refined his “dad reflexes” are after an emergency baby-grab. Although he seems to be sleeping, as soon as...

Four-Year-Old Saves Mum From Broken Arm By Lifting King Size Bed Off Her

SWNS | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 29.07.2016 | UK Parents

A four-year-old boy saved his mum from breaking her arm by summoning all his strength to lift a king size bed off her. Gemma Banks, from Crawley in Su...

Toddler Admitted To Hospital After Attack By Pack Of Squirrels

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.07.2016 | UK Parents

A three-year-old has been hospitalised after being attacked by a scurry of squirrels. Finley Renouf, from Redruth, was taken to the Royal Cornwall hos...