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...

Surviving Life With a Newborn and Toddler

Liz Lowe | Posted 03.05.2016 | UK Parents
Liz Lowe

I had a baby. The last time I had a baby was just over two years ago, around the same time that we began watching Game of Thrones. Interestingly, I can remember virtually every storyline of Game of Thrones and yet I had forgotten many of the details of life with a newborn.

9 Photos That Capture The Special Bond Between A Toddler And Her Bulldog

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Parents

The friendship between a toddler and her pet bulldog is being documented in a heartwarming Instagram account. Two-year-old Erin Craig, from New York, ...

Adorable Toddler Protects His Dad From Pillow Fight

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Parents

An adorable toddler had his dad's best interests at heart during a family pillow fight. When his brother and sister start jokingly hitting theirdad wi...

3-Year-Old Demos Recovery Position, Puts Us All To Shame

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

A three-year-old has proven you're never too young to learn the basics of first aid. Some of us might have to rack our brains back to our school years...

Woman Sparks Online Debate After Admitting She 'Dislikes' Friends' Three-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Parents

Parents were not happy when a woman asked on a forum whether or not it's okay to "dislike" her friends' three-year-old daughter. Mumsnet user 'Thebrow...

The Reason For Coleen Rooney's Son's Cheesy Grin

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents


Adorable Toddler Baffles Mum With His Own Language

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum who was flummoxed by her toddler's emphatic declaration that he was a 'rirun' shared the video with the title: 'You Will Never Guess What This K...

The Benefits of Nap Free Days

Lucy Tomlinson | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents
Lucy Tomlinson

Yes you have read the title correctly, in this post I will be digging deep and finding some silver linings around the perceived dark cloud that is the end of your child's daytime naps.

Hilarious Moment Boy Upstages Bride At Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Parents

The bride is usually the main focus of attention on her wedding day, but for this woman someone else stole the limelight. As she walked up the ais...

Mum 'Told To Leave' John Lewis Because Of Toddler's Tantrum

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has claimed she was told to leave a John Lewis store because her daughter was having a tantrum. Lindsay Robinson, 36, from Prestwich, was...

Dad's Crazy Idea To Keep Toddler Occupied

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents

No matter what toys your toddler has, when given the choice of what to play with, they'll nearly always reach for keys, lights or jewellery instead. ...

This Pair's Tap Dance Performance Is Insane

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK Parents

A young boy and a professional dancer put on a show-stopping performance with their impressive tap routine. Justin M. Lewis, known for his incredib...

Baby Can't Work Out Which Twin Is His Dad

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.02.2016 | UK Parents

A baby was completely baffled when being passed between the arms of his dad and his dad's identical twin. Stephen Ratpojanakul started off holding ...

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.