#Toddlers

'Reasons My Kid Is Crying' Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Parents

Parents all over the world are sharing the unwarranted reasons their kids are crying to prove the ‘toddler culture’ is universal. The somewhat hil...

The Unexpected Reason Your Child May Be Struggling To Learn New Words

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Parents

Children find it harder to learn new words if they are surrounded by background noise, a study has found. “Modern homes are filled with noisy distra...

Two Toddlers, Two Hours, and a Soft-Play Place

Crystal Lowery | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Parents
Crystal Lowery

British friends, prepare to be shocked...Every fast food restaurant in America comes equipped with a complimentary indoor play structure with foam climbing pallets, tunnel slides, and ball pits. American friends, prepare to be shocked...In Britain, we pay 5 pounds a head for this luxury (dodgy English cuisine sold separately). It's known as a "soft play place."

Five Things I Hate About Threenagers

Samantha Wills | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Parents
Samantha Wills

Perhaps my title is a little unfair. Your threenager may be an absolute darling, and if that's the case then frankly you have no business here. I can almost feel you mocking me over the interweb. I expect your child went to bed at 7pm, with zero fuss, head gently turned towards the Gro Clock to await the yellow burst which signifies a magical new day. A day in which you and your child will learn and laugh and love. As I said, you have no business here.

This Is Why Your Child's Bedtime Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Parents

Sleep may be even more critical for children than previously realised, according to new research. Researchers from The Ohio State University found tha...

Toddler Asks Kim Kardashian How She Got Famous, Her Response Is Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Parents

Kim Kardashian West faced one of her toughest interview questions yet, thanks to a toddler. The son of one of Kardashian West’s childhood best frien...

Six Parents You Will Meet at Soft Play

Frances Taylor | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents
Frances Taylor

Like any parent who happens to be hanging on to the loose threads of their sanity, I loathe soft play with every fibre of my being. It's sticky, it's...

The Mother of the Fussy Eater

Hattie Harrison | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents
Hattie Harrison

Stock your cupboards with chocolate digestives and never, ever utter the words 'my kids will eat anything' again. The mother of the fussy eater may be in earshot and jigging the Humpmeister under her armpit whilst trying to force feed him some cauliflower mash.

How to Prepare Your Toddler for a New Baby

Deborah Pryn | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Pryn

So my daughter has been mad about dollies since she turned one (she's now two-and-a-half). She likes to look after them, to change their nappies, to feed them (mainly a diet of cake and chocolate - but it's plastic/wooden food so, hey, that's ok!), to put them to bed (in cardboard boxes covered by a blanket!)...

Toddler Overhears Swear Word, Won't Stop Repeating It

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Parents

When a toddler finds a new word in their vocabulary that makes everyone else laugh, they simply won’t stop repeating it. That’s certainly true of ...

Mum Shocked To Discover Breastfeeding Shaming Starts Young

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents

A mum who shared a photo of her toddler playing at breastfeeding a doll, was stunned when it was shared by a woman who called it "the nastiest shit" s...

The Five Greatest Problems With Modern Day Parenting

Sarah Ockwell-Smith | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Parents
Sarah Ockwell-Smith

Parenting has never been perfect, but there are five very large problems with the way we parent today that are almost unique to our time. They are...

One-Year-Old's Drumming Skills Are Insanely Good

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Parents

A one-year-old boy is capturing the hearts of millions of people across the world with his insane drumming skills. The musical genius, LJ Wilson, was ...

The Day I Stopped Feeling Guilty and Everybody Won

Katie Gregory | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Parents
Katie Gregory

This week, please, try it for yourself. Because if there's one thing I figured out last Friday, it's this: guilt doesn't change the end result one bit. It just makes the process of getting there a whole lot harder.

Graphic: Mum Breastfeeds Toddler After Breaking Leg In Accident

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: The footage in this video contains graphic images. The courageous moment a mother sat down on the floor to breastfeed her toddler af...

The Post-Nap Crier

Hattie Harrison | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents
Hattie Harrison

You and your pint sized pal have had a lovely morning (well, you know... it's all relative). You feed your little companion, it's all smiles and hair flicks and Pinterest activities and THEN it's naptime.

Mum Shares Photo Of Toddler Practising How To Hide During A School Shooting

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has spoken out against gun laws in the USA by sharing a photo of her three-year-old practising what to do if there was a mass shooting at her...

Toddler Squeals With Joy After Finally Hearing Mum's Voice

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents

A toddler whose hearing has been progressively deteriorating since birth squealed with joy the moment he heard his mum's voice properly. Kaiden Orante...

Three-Year-Old Makes Dad A Card He Will Never Forget

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents

A three-year-old reached new levels of creativity when finding odd bits around the house to make a card for her dad. Stickers of flowers, plant pots a...

A Toddler's Category Five Meltdown On Board a Plane...Before Takeoff...After Peppa Pig

Andrew Robinson | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents
Andrew Robinson

We woke her. She appeared to be in a state of shock -- didn't have a clue what was happening, "Am I dreaming"? "Is it dinner time", were probable thoughts ringing around her head. No. It's taxi time.

Whining and Dining: Eating Out With the Kids

Frances Taylor | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents
Frances Taylor

Inevitably, when the food arrives, it will be hotter than the sun and this is bound to anger the hungry whingelets. Waiting for food which is right in front of their eyes is not something my children can do quietly.

17 Signs You Are a British Family Abroad

Emma Conway | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Parents
Emma Conway

Most of the plane journey involves you discussing the weather, worrying about if your suitcases will be lost, how warm it is going to be when you get off the plane and if anyone ears have popped yet.

A Visit From the Parenting Police

Elaine Cogan | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Parents
Elaine Cogan

We also believe that ladies should keep a clean house, and allowing a toddler to throw food is a detriment to this end, as well as disrespectful to those in this world who sadly go without, and at the very least, extreme bad manners. We demand that this is rectified immediately.

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.