Ten Top Tips for Harmonious Holidays

Frances Taylor | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK Parents
Frances Taylor

Before I went, I had a post in mind about travelling with two small children. It was going to be something wise and profound which would have people nodding sagely and thinking 'I learned something today'. Obviously I got more than I bargained for and so, much like the plane on the return journey, my foray into travel blogging didn't quite take off as intended.

Three Classic Business Tips That Can Persuade a Feral Toddler to Do Stuff

Harry Oram | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK Parents
Harry Oram

My toddler is the fiercest CEO I've ever pitched to. He can cut through the clutter faster than a well maintained chainsaw in the hands of a zombie apocalypse survivor. If I'm trying to cajole him into doing something, he doesn't want to hear a weak sales pitch.

Toddler Tantrums: Dealing With Early Onset Terrible Twos

Annie Ridout | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents
Annie Ridout

It's always a huge relief when a friend with a similar-aged child visits and the two of them tantrum together, as I realise that it's totally normal. It's their own, unique way of communicating with us. But it really does tire me out some days.

Parents Given £75 'Potty Fines', But It's Not All It Seems

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have been issued with £75 "potty fines" when their toddlers needed the toilet in public by a fake enforcement officer. The news comes after a...

Breathing Exercises for Young Children

Liz Lowe | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Parents
Liz Lowe

Lie down (woop!) with your child, and place teddy bears or soft toys on your bellies. Encourage your child to try some abdominal breathing by taking deep inhalations through their nose and and exhaling through their mouth.

Toddler And Dog Mesmerised By Garden Intruder

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler and his pet dog couldn't believe their eyes when they saw an intruder waddle across their front garden. Sam and his pup friend were transfix...

13 Babies And Toddlers Who Are Basically Real-Life Emojis

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Parents

Babies and toddlers keep us entertained for hours with the funny faces they pull. But have you ever noticed some of their expressions bear a stark res...

Busy Week for Mum Skills

Wendy Wason | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Entertainment
Wendy Wason

This was Saturday evening. I'd been a taxi driver, a chef, a waitress, a nurse, a gamer and a handyman by this point. I'm by no means an expert but it does make me think that some of the stuff they teach you in ante natal classes are absolutely pointless.

Adorable Toddler Leads A Pack Of Baby Pugs

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Parents

An adorable toddler can barely go anywhere without his four pug puppies following very closely behind him. Whether he's crawling around the house or p...

Connected Learning: Early Childhood and the Importance of Identifying "Windows of Opportunity"

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

India Vertical The scientific and technological advances in the last 100 years or so have massively improved our understanding of the human brain and...

The 12 Months of the First Year of Baby

Helen Wallen | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

So small, so perfect, so fragile... Yes. Take a moment to remember your vagina the way it was. Then re-grow all your pubic hair to form a secret forest around it, destroy every handheld mirror in the land, and NEVER THINK ABOUT IT AGAIN.

Boy Babies v Girl Babies

Frances Taylor | Posted 08.05.2016 | UK Parents
Frances Taylor

Wow, they weren't lying when they said boys liked to play with their willies were they? Literally as soon as the nappy comes off, the hands are down there; especially fun when there is a squelchy poo to deal with.

The Problem With Rewards and Sticker Charts

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 06.05.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

The use of reward and sticker charts stems from techniques of behaviour modification that have been popular for over half a century. The same knowledge gave us the basis for modern day dog training. Yet while rewards may help to train our dogs, do these methods really work to train our children?

Toddler And Dog Make The Cutest Hokey Cokey Partners

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler and her pet dog have mastered the Hokey Cokey and they're here to show us "what it's all about". A video of the girl and her Corgi "shaking ...

Family Share Shocking Image Of Toddler's Injuries To Warn Of Dog Attack Danger

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 29.04.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: This article contains a graphic image of a facial injuries. A shocking image of the injuries sustained by a three-year-old boy who was maule...

Toddlers All Sleep Through the Night - Don't They?

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 24.04.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Toddler sleep is much more complex than baby sleep in my opinion, because there is so much more going on in their worlds. The following are what I consider the top reasons for toddler night waking, but by no means is this list exhaustive.

This Cirque Du Soleil Mum's Skills Are Jaw-Dropping

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

A cirque du soleil artist managed to multi-task in the best way by practising her hand balancing skills while carrying her toddler on her back. And t...

This Is What Made Prince George Smile In This Photo

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

Prince George looked happy as Larry in the photo commemorating the Queen's 90th birthday. But how did the royal photographer get the two-year-old to c...

Just Let Them Eat the Mother F*****g Cake!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents
Olivia Siegl

Yes, we have to teach our Tiny Humans boundaries. Yes we have to teach them right from wrong. Yes we have to be their guides. And, yes sometimes we just have to let them eat the Mother f***G cake!

How Giovanna Fletcher Plans To Combat The 'Terrible Twos'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents

Giovanna Fletcher only gave birth to her and Tom Fletcher's second child in February, but having a newborn baby isn't her only worry. Now her eldest s...

Why We Need to Be More Tolerant of Toddler Tantrums

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

So why do toddlers tantrum so much? Quite simply because their brains are incredibly immature. On top of an immature brain they also live in a confusing world and most importantly a world that they have no control of.

This Toddler Literally Puked All Over Their Mum's Head

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

The moment a toddler unexpectedly puked over their mum's head was unfortunately caught on camera... and it's not pretty. View post on imgur.com ...

15 Unexpected Things You Find Yourself Doing in a Household of Young Boys

Steph Weller | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents
Steph Weller

You start to wonder why no-one has invented a self washing, drying and ironing robot that also happens to specialise in collecting Lego, putting the toilet seat down and convinces boys to put shoes on.

This Toddler Had The Best Time Getting His Hair Dried

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Parents

As a child, getting your hair dried after coming out of the bath or shower is pretty relaxing. But this toddler thought the whole experience could be ...

This Is The Least Fun Kids' Slide Ever

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

Taking your child to the park is usually an experience full of smiles, laughter and fun. But unfortunately for this family, things took an unexpected ...