A Parent's Guide To Buying Toddler Shoes

By Jenny Wood | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 19.10.2016 | 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 19.10.2016 | 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 20.10.2016 | 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

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 20.10.2016 | 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

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.10.2016 | 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...

The Best Holidays for Single Parents

Cathy Winston | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Parents
Cathy Winston

Doing all this as a single parent - with the potential financial penalties for travelling as the sole adult - can seem like a huge challenge. But now there are around two million lone parents with dependent children in the UK, more travel companies are waking up to the demand. Here are my trips on booking a holiday for single parents, whether it's your first or fifth, and whatever age your kids are.

Why Children Misbehave When a New Baby Arrives - and How to Help

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

If you find yourself in this situation you need to prioritise your toddler or preschooler over your newborn, because they are hurting. Really, really hurting. Their whole world has turned upside down and inside out and they are experiencing grief like never before.

Mum In Tears After Stranger 'Recognised Worth' Of Daughter With Down's Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a touching story of how a stranger left her in tears by "recognising the worth" of her daughter with Down's syndrome. Pam De Almeida,...

Footage Shows Brave Teen And 9-Year-Old Save Drowning Toddler

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: some viewers may find the video above distressing to watch. A nine-year-old boy and teenage girl are being hailed as "heroes" after saving ...

Can Babies and Toddlers Manipulate Their Parents?

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

The idea of children manipulating their parents via their behaviour, be that crying at night, or tantruming during the day, implies that not only are the children capable of such schemes, but that they also possess a degree of machiavellianism. In reality neither is true.

Eight Common Toddler Myths You Shouldn't Believe

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

There are so many parenting myths in circulation in society. Many are obviously myths and therefore easy to ignore. Others however seem far more ingrained and sound far more plausible. The plausibility and popularity of some of the top parenting myths cause a great deal of misunderstanding, and often stress, for parents of toddlers.

Mum Overwhelmed By Stranger's Response To Toddler's Tantrum On A Plane

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mother who was anxious about enduring a long flight with her toddler was overwhelmed with gratitude when a stranger soothed her daughter's cries. Th...

Adorable GoPro Video Shows Life Through The Eyes Of A Toddler

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Parents

If you want to know what your toddler gets up to when they're occupying themselves, use this parent's trick and strap a GoPro to them. The adorable fo...

Dad's Panicked Commentary Of Toddler Vomiting Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Parents

A dad decided to document the unfortunate (but hilarious) events that unfolded when his poorly toddler threw up in his car. Ben Patterson, from Califo...