This Kid Is Cramping My Style

Charlotte Peach | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Parents
Charlotte Peach

As I sit typing amongst an army of plastic fantastic (the majority of which I might add I have actually paid good money for) I realise the extent to which our stylish pad has become a giant toy box of garish monstrosity.

Coolest Parents Ever Create Cardboard Movie Scenes

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

All parents want to be cool, but these parents are SERIOUSLY cool. Leon and Lily Mackie, and their two-year-old son Orson have had the internet in...

All of This... Is Motherhood

Yvette Lamb | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

It is early rising and midnight waking, it is wiping noses... and bums. It is the park all year round; it is play dough, sand and crayons. It is travelling heavy and never 'nipping out'; it is laughter - so much laughter.

The Toddler-o - A Mummy's Alternative to the Gruffalo

Claire Kirby | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents
Claire Kirby

" A toddler-o! Why, didn't you know? He has a terrible temper, and terrible scream, He won't share things and he's really mean."

How To Tie Your Child's Shoelace In Two Seconds Like A Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

You've got them washed, dressed, down the stairs and now you face the final frontier - getting them to stand still while you tie their shoelaces. ...

Two Young Children Talking In Sign Language Is Beyond Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Parents

There's just something so enticing about watching young children interact, but this video tops the scale. While in the back of the car, these two ...

Your Baby At 12 Months

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Parents

Your baby's first birthday is approaching, and there is much to celebrate. It's amazing to think how much he's changed from the newborn you took him l...

A Toddlers' Guide to the Perfect Tantrum

Katie Kirby | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK Parents
Katie Kirby

If you are tired, bored, sick of everyone around you or just feeling inherently evil for no reason whatsoever you NEED to make your feelings known. They don't call it the 'Terrible Twos' for nothing - follow my simple guide to making this year horrific...

The Truth Behind Milestone Emails

Natasha Batsford | Posted 23.04.2015 | UK Parents
Natasha Batsford

It has to be true, there was a very slick looking email with pictures and information that told me so. I was on the verge of deleting it because it scares me to think that she's nearly two ... TWO!! ... but I put on my big girl pants and opened the email under the misguided idea that it might be fun to see if she's on target to reach all her development milestones.

When The Common Cold Strikes

Natasha Batsford | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Parents
Natasha Batsford

After she had lovingly shared her germs with me, she degenerated to a point where she couldn't breathe lying down and I couldn't hear myself think over the beating of my own pulse. But God loves a trier so I scooped up my mucus covered volcano baby and tried to arrange us both in bed.

The Circus of Parenthood

Hannah Clarke | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Parents
Hannah Clarke

There are no sick days as a parent no matter how cruddy or sleep-deprived or manic you may feel. In said state of cruddy, sleep-deprived mania, I decided that being a parent is like being a one-man circus for both mums and dads. Here's why.

Did Bruce Lee play Barbies?

Allison Martin | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Parents
Allison Martin

Why shouldn't girls climb trees which can promote courage and the ability to take risks? But, equally, why shouldn't little boys play games that bring to the fore no-less important qualities such as empathy and kindness?

These Toddlers Think Their Parents Are Assholes For Absolutely No Reason

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Parents

Toddlers lives are made difficult by parents who are - quite frankly - unreasonable in their demands. You feed them 'broken' food, refuse to take r...

Prison Break

Katy Wright | Posted 26.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katy Wright

Having recently watched Orange is the New Black on Netflix, I can honestly say that a stint in prison at this moment in time would do me the world of good. Here's why.

Something Tells Us This Little Girl Doesn't Want A Baby Brother

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

What part of the "no baby brother" memo did her parents not get? SEE ALSO: Dad Enlists Two Adorable Daughters To Propose To Their Mum, She Obvi...

Toddler Rule Book!

Kerry Gibb | Posted 25.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Gibb

On my sons second birthday he officially went from baby to toddler. Not just in the grammatical sense of the word but in every other way possible! I swear that someone left him a present that was for his eyes only, one that was invisible to grownups - The Toddler Rule Book..............

Reese Witherspoon Is In Trouble With The Food Police

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

Reese Witherspoon incurred the wrath of the food police when she shared a photo of her son's breakfast on Instagram. The Hot Pursuit actress posted...

Dad Lets Toddler Dress Herself, The Results Are Truly Adorable

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Television producer turned stay-at-home dad Simon Ragoonanan hates gendered marketing aimed at his daughter. His blog, Man vs. Pink, discusses how ...

This Is What Happens When You Let A Toddler Pick Your Clothes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Actress, writer and fashion blogger Summer Bellessa is one stylish lady. A photo posted by Summer Bellessa (@summerbellessa) on Jan 28, 2015 at 1...

The Seven Stages of Toddler Tantrums

Jess Paterson | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

Maternal amnesia is a wonderful thing. I'd forgotten all about tantrums. Even convinced myself that my first two children had sailed peacefully through their twos. Until this morning, when my third baby had his first proper tantrum. And it all came flooding back.

How to Bring Your Toddler to the Cinema in 28 Easy Steps

Andrea Mara | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Andrea Mara

When toddler starts playing with seat and inevitably hits himself in the mouth, stifle his roar with a packet of chocolate sweets. Ignore dagger looks from sibling who keeps saying "Mum, mum - why did he get sweets?" and can no longer follow the film because all she can think about is sweets and unfairness.

Children Pose A Danger To Smartphones, New Research Reveals

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Comedy

Parents are being warned not to let their young children use tablets and smartphones for long periods of time, after a new study highlighted the dange...

Toddlers More Dangerous Then Muslim Extremists

Ilco van der Linde | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK
Ilco van der Linde

Allover the western hemisphere budgets for military, police, security and intelligence expenditures are drastically raised with billions of Euros. It's money that should go to education, jobs and other positive development.

24 Things No Parent Wants to Hear

Sinéad Fox | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sinéad Fox

They all talk all the time (no idea where they got that from). I love the chats and the sweet singing, but there are some sounds that send me over the edge, that make my heart sink, my head hang or my shouting commence. These things more than others are triggers for me, especially when I'm tired.

Old Ladies, Paranoia and Tantrums

Anniki Sommerville | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anniki Sommerville

So my daughter has entered a new stage of development which seems to involve flinging herself face down on the floor and screaming. This is sometimes accompanied by high kicks and arm flailing. It's probably hereditary. My Dad told me that I once bit down on a doorframe of a toyshop because I didn't want to leave.