A Gorilla Taught This Innocent Toddler How To Swear

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

You would expect a trip to the zoo might teach your toddler a few things about nature and animals. But this three-year-old received an unexpected less...

How NOT to Use Baby and Toddler Selling Sites - A Normal Mummy's Guide

Helen Wallen | Posted 22.11.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Wallen

Facebook selling sites. An annoying yet necessary element of modern parenting... So, here written down for all the delusionals are the top ways to NOT to conduct yourself on selling sites.

Why Toddlers Would Ace Three Weeks in the 'I'm a Celeb...' Jungle

Yvette Lamb | Posted 18.11.2015 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

I can't help wonder if the whole premise of a fancily produced show set yearly on the other side of the world is all that necessary, when right on our doorstep is: 'I'm a Toddler Get Me Out of Here... no don't actually, I've changed my mind. No Mummy, I not want to get out of here! I do! I don't! Give me a biscuit!' (It's a working title)...

This Toddler Has His 4 Corgis Very Well Trained

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Parents

Many mums and dads find their hands full with just one toddler to look after, but these parents have found an ingenious way to keep one toddler and fo...

Little Girl Loves Beards So Her Gran Crochets This...

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Parents

A toddler was so enamoured with facial hair that she wanted to grow a beard herself. There were just a couple of things that stood in her way - she...

Eight Things That I Love About Toddlers

Dr Elizabeth Sparkes | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Parents
Dr Elizabeth Sparkes

Sometimes it's so refreshing to be upfront, open with emotion and then swiftly move on to the next thing with a sense of ease! Not holding on to tension, frustration and hiding opinions. What you see is what you get.

If Amazon Sold Babies...

Helen Powell | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Parents
Helen Powell

Firstly, the delivery. Not only was the item two weeks overdue, but the supplier was unable to specify an accurate delivery date despite it being ordered well in advance. When the courier then attempted to deliver the parcel, he rammed it through the postbox repeatedly for about 12 hours, damaging both the post-box and the item.

Toddler Has Cutest Response To Adele's 'Hello' Lyrics

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Parents

When someone says hello, you say hello back, right? That was exactly the thought going through the mind of this toddler when he heard Adele singing...

21 Photos That Show Weird And Wonderful Things Kids Do

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents

Kids do some really strange things. Fact. To prove this point, someone has decided to collate a photo series on Imgur, capturing all the crazy thin...

To the Brand-New Mother of Two: Embrace The Chaos. This Is All Going to Be Fine.

Rachel Jeffcoat | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents
Rachel Jeffcoat

If it feels like you're running from one to the other, patting out need-fires, that's because you are, my love. Babies, toddlers and even preschoolers don't have a pause button. You are it for them, and they don't know how to wait for you, and they certainly don't know how to take turns.

10 Admirable Responses From Parents To Help Mum Of Toddler With 'Shrieking Meltdowns'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.11.2015 | UK Parents

The daily pressures of being a mum can be made that bit harder when your little one reaches the tantrum stage. A single mum of a two-year-old havin...

Dad's Ingenious Lunches Encouraging Son To Eat Are Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has come up with an ingenious idea to encourage his toddler to taste new foods... but it might take a bit of time if you want to replicate. S...

Adele On Motherhood: 'It's F****ing Hard'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Parents

Adele has opened up about how becoming a mum has affected her. In her first interview in three years, the 27-year-old singer admitted she once thou...

These Parents Really Regret Teaching Their 2-Year-Old The Words 'Penis' And 'Vagina'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Parents

Two parents totally underestimated the consequences of teaching their two-year-old daughter the words "penis" and "vagina" rather than a euphemism or ...

No One Can Explain Why This Toddler Returned From Nursery With A Cornrow Removed

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Parents

A frustrated mother is demanding answers after her two-year-old daughter returned from nursery with one of her cornrow plaits removed. Shantal Wall...

Sometimes That'll Do Is All You've Got

Sarah Turner | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Turner

When we're all tired and the baby is screaming and the three-year-old is hungry and I've got a cough and I resort to cereal for tea (then compensate by giving them fruit for pudding which they don't eat but it makes me feel better) I know it's not ideal but it's enough. That'll do.

First Child Vs Second Child

Rachel McDougall | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Parents
Rachel McDougall

As a parent of one child I thought I had everything under control. Baby sleeps through the night? Check. Baby eats a variety of vegetables and interesting textures? Of course. Baby is surpassing all required milestones and showing up the other babies at playgroup? Oh, stop! No need to show off now. I was clearly a natural at this parenting gig. And then number two came along.

The Top Four Toddler Tantrums... And How to Handle Them

Katy Wright | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Parents
Katy Wright

Learning to manage our children's insufferable mood swings is essential and I have devised some effective strategies to help us through the lifetime of tormenting tantrums that awaits each and every one of us. Behold the four most common tantrums and how to handle them...

Toddler Catch 22

Lucy Gaskin | Posted 20.10.2015 | UK Parents
Lucy Gaskin

Here are just a few classic toddler manifestations of Catch 22. (Admittedly, some may not technically be Catch 22s, but I think we can all agree that they retain the key component of ridiculousness.)

Why I'm Saying No to Halloween Costumes This Year

Laura Powell-Corbett | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Parents
Laura Powell-Corbett

The costume dilemma has moved on from when I was a child, you wore a Halloween costume if you went trick or treating, no trick or treating no costume. And that Halloween costume was a plastic witches hat with synthetic hair from the corner shop and a black bin bag over your clothes. Voila a witch.

Is It Important To Keep Cleaning Products Out Of Kids' Sight? This Video Will Convince You

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Parents

Given the choice between a toy or a bottle of bleach, many toddlers and children will go for the household cleaner, a new experiment has shown. To ...

The Can't Be Arsed Workout for Busy Parents

Sarah Turner | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Turner

Weight lift children who are refusing to move of their own accord (it's not really possible to do reps here, you simply have to carry them forever unless you can find some bribes in the change bag).

Things I Wish I Had Known Last Summer

Gwendi Klisa | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents
Gwendi Klisa

Your baby is cranky, cranky, cranky, and doesn't appreciate the warm sunshine and the change of scenery. Not one bit. Your toddlers, on the other hand, are overly enthusiastic; they're all over the stray cats, sharp rocks, and keep wandering off to the edge of the pool every time you turn towards your coffee.

Why Parenting a Three Year Old Is Like Caring for a Drunk Person

Sian Sweet | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents
Sian Sweet

We've all been there, a drunk person/three-year old will shout things at us while we simply try to dress them, stop them peeing on themselves or attempt to wipe bodily fluids off them. We tell ourselves they don't mean it really.

Tidy Toddler's Battle With Tennis Balls Proves Giving Up Is Never An Option

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Parents

A toddler's calm attempt to put away three tennis balls that continuously fall out their packaging has given us a little lesson about never giving up....