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How to spend more quality time with your partner

A recent survey by Legal & General found 67% of parent couples agreed that date nights were really important for their relationship. And we’re hardly surprised, we all need a night out with the ot…

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Christine and Frank Lampard welcome a baby girl!

Christine Lampard has given birth to her first child with ex-footballer husband Frank. The TV presenter, 39, and the sports pundit, 40, welcomed a baby girl named Patricia Charlotte on Thursday, and h…

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Autumnal baby names parents are loving!

Would you name your child after the season they are born in? Apparently, many parents are doing just that. Christmassy monikers are popular during winter, while floral monikers sprung during spring an…

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Things you NEVER knew about your favourite childhood characters, from Winnie The Pooh to The Little Mermaid

TELLY fans have been convinced for years that Bert and Ernie from Sesame Street - who shared a basement apartment - are lovers. With their adorable bickering and easy chemistry, every TV series from F…

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Can YOU spot why teachers thought this lunchbox was too unhealthy for a little boy to eat?

Laura Lee shared a photo of the lunchbox online along with the ridiculous reason it was disapproved of by the school. She was furious when a school deemed her child's lunchbox "too unhealthy" - despit…

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What is the Baby Shark song and dance? Where the challenge came from

The baby shark YouTube video has gone viral and resulted in a popular challenge. Starting as a catchy jingle the Baby Shark song grabbed children's attention, and soon became a social media challenge.…

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Marks and Spencer launch very special range to support Baby Loss Awareness Week

Marks and Spencer is launching a special t-shirt and candle to show their support for Baby Loss Awareness Week, which is from 9-15 October. Designed by Marks and Spencer buyer Amy Mott, each item in t…

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Mother who still breastfeeds her FIVE-YEAR-OLD wants to show parents it's 'normal' to nurse children until they wean themselves

A mother who still breastfeeds her five-year-old son wants to show other people that it is normal for a child to breastfeed for as long as possible because nursing an older child is easier as she can …

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Laura Loves…LittleLife Arc 2

Sleep is so important to a little one’s development, and along with eating and pooping, it forms the main element’s of a baby’s day. It’s also a much-needed respite for parents that can take the oppor…

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Why toddlers have temper tantrums - and how to deal with them

They can start for seemingly any reason at all; maybe they've spotted a toy they want or perhaps you're taking them somewhere they don't want to go. Before you know it you have a gale-force tantrum on…

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River Island launch 'mini me' collection so you can twin with your little one - and we love it!

River Island have launched a new 'mini me' collection with items for both you and your little one to twin with one another. The exclusive collaboration, now available online at riverisland.com , is co…

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Big Brother star claims that SMACKING her daughter, 12, has made her turn out 'fantastically well' - but others insist there's 'no excuse' to hit a child

A Big Brother star has admitted to using smacking to discipline her daughter, and claims she's turned out better because of it. Rebecca Jane, 32, said she had smacked 12-year-old Paris when her behavi…

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Horrified mum hears pervert asks 10-year-old son disgusting question during xbox game

Horrified mum issues urgent advice to parents over Fortnite Xbox game after gaming pervert asks 10-year-old son disgusting question Tessa, 42, from London, was revolted to discover her son Tyler was b…

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Laura Loves…Britax MAX-WAY PLUS

Britax Romer is second to none when it comes to safety and is a favoured brand by the experts and parents alike. They continue to invest heavily into research and technology leading the way in safety …

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Britain's exhausted mums are taking time out to escape the kids - on 'mumshine breaks'

Britain's exhausted mums are taking time out to escape the kids - on 'mumshine breaks', it has emerged.   A study of 2,000 mums revealed 44 per cent have found the time to get away on a trip with girl…

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Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews Welcome Their First Child!

Vogue Williams and Spencer Matthews announced they have become parents for the first time. The couple - who tied the knot in a romantic ceremony in the Scottish Highlands in June - welcomed a 'beautif…

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Top 50 Things Parents Really Miss When They Have Kids

A spotless house, Saturday morning lie-ins – and going to the toilet without being disturbed are the things parents miss most about life before children, it has emerged. A study of 2,000 mums and dads…

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Declan Donnelly and Wife Ali Astall Welcome Baby Girl

Declan Donnelly has become a dad and says he is "head over heels" at his daughter's arrival. The baby girl, his first child with wife Ali Astall, has been named Isla Elizabeth Anne. Her birth comes ju…

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Just Three In Ten Parents Read Stories To Their Children Every Day

Just three in ten parents read stories to their children every day, new research has found.    According to a survey of 1,000 parents just 15 per cent have their child read aloud to them every day, de…

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These are the top 10 concerns for parents when their child starts school

Seven in 10 parents worry their child won’t make friends when starting school, according to research.   A poll of 1,000 parents found the top concerns among those with kids starting school, with 71 pe…

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Laura Loves…Gousto Ten to Table

If you aren’t familiar with Gousto then let me introduce you – they are one of the original founders of the recipe boxes.  Recipe boxes?  Yes, the boxes that magically appear on your front door step (…

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Luckiest baby names for boys and girls REVEALED and some are very unusual

Over the years, various studies have shown your name can define you as a person. Clemson University found that women with gender neutral names are more likely to be successful. And research from Marqu…

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These Are The Top ‘Hacks’ Every Parent Should Take Time To Master

Knowing how to quell a supermarket tantrum, knowing what emojis mean and memorising the names of TV characters are among the top ‘hacks’ every parent should take time to master, it has emerged.    Res…

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New Glow Dreaming lamp sends babies to sleep in ten minutes, claim parents

Getting your baby to fall asleep at a reasonable hour can seem like an impossible to task to some parents. But now there seems to be a solution that boasts a staggering 98 per cent success rate when…

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Having children means everyday tasks take up to TWICE as long

Having children means everyday tasks take up to TWICE as long, a study has found.   A poll of 2,000 Brits found getting ready and leaving the house in the morning takes 45 minutes for people with a ch…

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Holly Willoughby announces her lifestyle website is coming soon covering everything from fashion to wellness

This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby has announced the official launch of her lifestyle website, Truly, will be coming soon after teasing its arrival earlier this year. Taking to Instagram, the mum…

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Laura Loves….Las Iguanas

Schools out for summer…and everything is super pricey! Yay to no wraparound school clubs, nursery fees and even party season has quietened down a little; however the real mission appears to keeping th…

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Laura Loves…Paultons Park

Paultons Park, located in Hampshire, has to be one of my absolute favourite family theme parks in the UK. We have previously visited a couple of times and it’s definitely one park that brings reason t…

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5 Money Saving Tips for New Parents

You’ve got your first child! Of course, many things have changed in your life. Isn’t it? Among all such changes, one of the most significant ones is your soaring expenditure. Right? Well, obviously, t…

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'I'm going to change your nappy, is that OK?' Should we be asking for our babies permission?

Having just read this, we needed to pass it on. What do you think? Deanne Carson said it's important to use eye contact to teach infants their response matters but viewers have been left "dumbfounded"…

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Josh 'JP' Patterson's depression battle: Made In Chelsea star says girlfriend Binky Felstead and fatherhood helped him come back from brink of suicide

We have just read this article and felt we had to pass it on.    JP first spoke candidly about his mental health battle two years ago, revealing that he first tried to commit suicide when he was just …

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FERDINAND - The gentle giant!

Stop and smell the flowers with the most love-a-bull family animation of the year -  FERDINAND! Available on Digital Download on 10th April and 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™ and DVD on 16th April from Twentie…

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Laura Loves… RCA by Venturer Tablets

It’s amazing how quickly little hands become so au fait with technology – whether it’s watching their favourite recorded film on the Sky remote or navigating their way to their favourite game on my ph…

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Laura Loves…Frugi Globetrotter Collection

Frugi is really fun, vibrant and ethical clothing brand that I have been fast falling in love with. The garments are so colourful and bright, so yes, it looks fab on the kids, but it’s also really, re…

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STACEY SOLOMAN and the controversial life-changing decision she's made for her boys...

Fabulous columnist Stacey Solomon explains how she and her sons - Zachary, 10, and Leighton, 5 - have made a huge change to their lives While I've been away lots of people have been asking why I'v…

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Easter doesn’t need to be eggspensive thanks to these discount deals

Easter is creeping up on us and if you’re worrying about how to keep costs down over the UK’s longest bank holiday then look no further, we have a whole host of discount deals for you to take advantag…

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Why using 'baby-talk' improves our bond with dogs

It turns out, using "dog-speak" is important in building a bond between a dog and their owner. This has come from the scientists from the University of York. Throughout a series of tests, dogs were sp…

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Paw Patrol Live! The Great Pirate Adventure announce UK tour - and this is how you can get tickets!

Our favourite pup stars are back and coming to a venue near you and we can't wait! Back with their latest show, Paw Patrol are live and bringing you The Great Pirate Adventure. The nautically themed s…

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Dogs and Babies

Are you thinking about getting a dog when you already have a baby in the house? Or do you already have a dog and now there’s a baby on the way? The most important things to consider are Do you have t…

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streetsmartkids

In 2017, there were 16090 child road casualties in the UK. 2290 (14%) of these casualties were killed or seriously injured. The Green Cross Code is still taught in schools but needs to be reinforced f…

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Primark and B&Q urgently recalling potentially dangerous products

If you have either of these products, return them to the shop immediately! Primark and B&Q are the latest major retailers to issue a product due to possible health and safety risks to the public. …

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Which Celebs do Parents Discourage Their Children From Following?

Forbidden Fandoms: Chris Brown And Kim Kardashian Top The List Of Celebs Parents Discourage Their Children From Following New research has revealed the celebrities that British parents believe have mo…

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Limit children's snacks to 100 calories, health body says

Half of the sugar young children in England consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sweet drinks, figures show. On average, primary school children have at least three sugary snacks a day, Public Heal…

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Poundland recalls Heated Hugs pouches amid overheating danger due to ‘incorrect instructions’

POUNDLAND has recalled its Heated Hugs pouches after incorrect heating instructions led to customer safety concerns. The £5 pouches have been on sale since the end of November but include incorrect in…

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Top 10 ELF on the SHELF ideas

Can you believe Christmas is less than 2 weeks away? WOW! Where did the time go! We thought we would give all of you a helping have if you are running out of Elf on the Shelf ideas. We do have one new…

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TRA-LA-LAAA WITH YOUR WHOLE FAMILY WITH DREAMWORKS ANIMATION’S CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

COMING TO DIGITAL DOWNLOAD ON 20 NOVEMBER ON BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON 4 DECEMBER    Hold onto your capes as DreamWorks Animation’s Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie soars onto Digital Download on 2…

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Fed-up mum cancels Christmas using Elf on the Shelf - because of her kids' bad behaviour

One mum has gone and done what many have not been brave enough to do. Mums and dads love an idle threat. "If you don't finish your main, there'll be no dessert." "If you punch your brother again, the …

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Kevin the Carrot

According to The Sun, Aldi has revealed the final part of it's Christmas ad featuring Kevin the Carrot and it’s very cute. Watch the video HERE. Fans will be excited to know that soft toy versions of …

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Woman bans sister-in-law's baby daughter from coming to birthday for heartbreaking reason

This article is so sad, infertility can be absolutely heartbreaking.   The whole family are set to get together - but there's a painful issue in the background. Infertility has the ability to not just…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.3.

Idea 3: 3. Oh no! Mr Elf has been captured! You will need: Mr Elf, a variety of toys – small army toys as pictured would work best – But If you don’t have any then any toys will do! Tape to stick Mr E…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.2.

Idea 2: Ah look, he’s having a race with the other Toys! You will need: Mr Elf, a variety of similar sized toys and some small brown grocery bags (Or something similar). On the dining table, coffee ta…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! – No.1

Happy Holidays every body and now let the Christmas countdown commence! The decorations are down from the loft, the advent calendars are being opened and Mr Elf (or whatever you’ve decided to call him…

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Adorable xmas clip as kids spoof newspaper review with toy catalogues

Festive study also reveals 8 to 11 year olds are the most expensive age group to buy for and that the most popular presents will set parents back over £800   November 2017 –  What happens when you rev…

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Five ideas of what to pop into your Christmas Eve box

Carrot for Rudolph, mince pie for Santa - and a Christmas Eve box for the kids? Is this a tradition that you’ve added to your festive repertoire? If so, then you may want to check our TOP picks 'wha…

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How children are biologically programmed to prefer playing with toys aimed at their own gender

Having just read this article, we wanted to see what your views are?   Research finds an innate drive pushes boys to prefer cars, guns and soldiers Girls are more likely than boys to be influence by …

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Prince Harry to marry girlfriend Meghan Markle

Here it is, hot off the press!   Prince Harry is to marry his American actress girlfriend Meghan Markle, Prince Charles has announced. The prince, fifth in line to the throne, will marry Ms Markle nex…

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Science Has Proven That Parents Prefer Their First-Born Child To Their Siblings

According to an article we have recently read, this is has been scientifically proven!   Whether they care to admit it or not, your parents have a favorite child. If you confront them about this, they…

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Call to ditch fairytales in favour of gender-neutral books

We have just read this and had to pass it on! Goodbye Goldilocks? Calls for parents to ditch traditional fairy tales in favour of gender-neutral books showing 'men in caring roles and women as scienti…

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Laura Loves...Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World

It’s not often when super luxury comes with a hefty dose of child-friendliness. We wouldn’t have given it a thought (other than maybe the bank manager) to book a five star hotel pre kids, but now we a…

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Laura Loves...The Universal Experience – Universal Orlando for the Family

Yes, we did Florida with a baby and two toddlers, and yes we had more fun than we ever thought possible! It’s the stuff that lifelong family memories are made of, the justification to those grey Monda…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 20

Idea 20 He’s hiding! Where is he?! You will need: Mr Elf, green & brown washable felt tip pen for camouflage and the Christmas tree! As pictured, draw some camouflage/army style paint on his face …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 21

Idea 21 He’s at Mummy’s M&M’s! You will need: Mr Elf and a packet of M&M’s (or whatever sweets you like!) As pictured, open the packet as spill out some sweets as though its been broken into a…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 22

Idea 22 Looks like he wanted to watch a film! You will need: Mr Elf and the DVD shelf or cupboard! As pictured, pull out some DVD’s as though Mr Elf as been routing through and perhaps put one under h…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.4.

Idea 4. Aww. He must have been tired! You will need: Mr Elf, a tissue box and a small toy for him to cuddle (optional). Take a piece of tissue out of the box and fold into a pillow. Then put Mr Elf in…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.5.

Idea 5. My goodness! He’s fishing in the toilet?! You will need: Mr Elf, pencil/straw/candy cane, piece of string, fish shaped cat biscuits (Or if you cannot find any, just cut some fish shapes out of…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.6.

Idea 6. Is he meeting Minions?! You will need: Mr Elf, pen/marker/sharpie and bananas This morning your elf was found with some new little minion friends! He drew faces on all of yours bananas! The ki…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.7.

Idea 7. Naughty! He’s trying to eat our cakes! You will need: Mr Elf, a cake stand with cakes (as pictured) or a box of shop bought cakes in the pack will do. If you have a cake stand as shown in the …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.9.

Idea 9. Oh dear! He’s made a mess! You will need: Mr Elf and a Ketchup bottle (Or whatever condiment you wish). Squirt (just a teeny bit) of the sauce onto the kitchen worktop/on the kitchen tiles and…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.10.

Idea 10. Kids, come quick! He’s colouring in your colouring book! You will need: Mr Elf, Colouring book & crayons. As pictured, in a room of your choosing (I’m choosing lounge floor), open your co…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.13

Idea 13 Oh! How did he get in there?! You will need: Your hoover and Mr Elf. This is such a funny idea if you can do this one. Simply open the hoover and put Mr Elf inside. He must’ve been sucked in s…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.14

Idea 14 He’s been drawing silly faces on Mummy & Daddy You will need: Mr Elf, framed picture(s) and a felt tip pen (Note: do not use permanent marker!) Simply draw a couple of doodles on a picture…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 23

Idea 23 Aww! He’s been making us snow flakes! You will need: Mr Elf, a pair of scissors and some paper. Cut up a few snowflakes – roughly, they don’t have to be perfect, a mini Elf is making them afte…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 24

Idea 24 He’s written you a message for the big day tomorrow! You will need: Mr Elf and some toothpaste. If you don’t fancy the mess or don’t think you’re artistic enough, then a written message will w…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.8.

Idea 8. He’s zip-lining! You will need: Mr Elf, wire or string, candy cane. Tie some string from one side of the room to the other (Or going down the stairs would look cool). Attach Mr Elf to the cand…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.11.

Idea 11 Snow Angels out of flour You will need: Mr Elf and a sprinkling of flour. Sprinkle some flour on a table or kitchen surface and make shape of an angel with Mr Elf. He’s making his own snow ang…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.12.

Idea 12. Helping to decorate the tree! You will need: Mr Elf & the Christmas tree – if you have a fire engine as pictured then that’s awesome too! If not then just place him in the tree with a Chr…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.15

Idea 15 Hehe! Quickly before Daddy wakes up! You will need: Daddy, Mr Elf, Eye liner pencil. This one’s one of my favourites! I hope you can get Dad on board, my hubby has no choice ;-)! First thing i…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.16

Idea 16 He’s wrapped up the toilet!!! You will need: Mr Elf and some wrapping paper (and tape of course!) This one may seem time consuming but it’s such a funny idea so I had to share! Simply wrap up …

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No.17

Idea 17 He’s made a hot air balloon out of your pants! You will need: Mr Elf, a balloon (helium if possible – if not then some tape to stick to the ceiling should work), some string and a pair of pant…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 19

Idea 19 Where is he?! Oh look, he’s in the fridge! You will need: Mr Elf and perhaps a little towel/blanket for him to wrap himself in. As pictured, leave Mr Elf all wrapped up in one of the shelves o…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 25

Idea 25 Oh! He’s pooped in Santa’s milk! Welcome to the last Elf on the Shelf! We hope these have all been helpful for you and given you some inspiration! We’ve saved this one for last as we thought i…

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Intelligence is inherited from the mother, not the father

We have just read this article and found it fascinating! What do you think? A recent genetics study has revealed that our intelligence is derived from the female X chromosome. A mother's genetics dete…

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We have TOP 20 spectacular DIY Christmas Decorations you must try this year!

We have TOP 20 spectacular DIY Christmas Decorations you must try this year! Turn an old lantern into a Christmas decoration for your porch by filling it with cheap ornaments Roll up some fence …

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People Who Put Their Christmas Decorations Up Early Are Apparently Happier People

Confirmed - People who put their Christmas decorations up early are apparently happier people. There are two different types of people in this world. There are the people who start their Christmas sho…

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Parents could lose custody if they try to turn child against other parent

The demonising of a parent, usually by the parent with whom the child lives, has long been recognised as damaging. Occurring when a child is caught in between their parents’ divorce or separation, par…

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Laura Loves… Smarter iKettle

We’ve all been there, without even realising it we have somehow bypassed feeling thirsty and are now gasping for a drink. It always seem to come at the most inconvenient of times – mid breastfeeding o…

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Despicable Me 3 - What did we think?

AVAILABLE ON DVD, BLU-RAY™, BLU-RAY 3D™ AND 4K ULTRA HD ON 6 NOVEMBER 2017 AND DIGITAL ON 23 OCTOBER 2017 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT We were absolutely delighted to be asked to review…

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Surviving a holiday with toddlers: The struggle is real!

Over 30% of parents with toddlers regret going away at all Over 50% of parents said they had not been warned adequately before booking how difficult holidays with toddlers could be Over 25% of p…

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ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS! No. 18

Idea 18 A Bath in marshmallows?! You will need: Mr Elf, bag of mini marshmallows (and a sink)! A nice and easy one. Fill your sink up with marshmallows so Mr Elf can have a nice relaxing bath! Have…

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Fireworks Safety

Fireworks, sparklers and bonfires safety tips With Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas coming up, here's how you can keep your home safe. There are more than 40,000 house fires in the UK every year…

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Top Christmas list dolls and action figures

Struggling with ideas what to buy your little one for Christmas? You can’t go wrong with dolls and action figures! We have put a list together with 'the most popular' one’s which your little ones are…

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Guilt-ridden mum fractures baby's skull after dropping him - and parents everywhere identify

Having just read this story, we felt it was so important to share with you all. 

 

Liz Mannegren was having a normal day with her baby son, when he suddenly wriggled out of her arms.

Two years ago, mu…

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Laura Loves…Ollie & Leila Bean Bags

For a focal piece in any youngster’s bedroom, Ollie & Leila is a great online retailer that easily brings a bedroom to life with lots of furniture and accessories that are not only stylish but sup…

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Virgin Holidays launches packages for single parents - and it could save families up to £1000

Richard Branson's firm is offering up the holidays in a very glamorous location... Virgin holidays is launching a new initiative that could help single parents save money on their family holidays. The…

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This cute marriage proposal — on the vest of an adorable baby boy — will melt your heart

If you need some inspiration on a proposal then this is it! We had to share this article with you... Steven Tresadern had the vest specially printed and ordered to surprise partner Hollie Peers A mum …

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Old £1 coin deadline looming in one week

Having just read this on the BBC site we needed to pass it on. Do you have a change jar or a deep sofa that you need to check?  Read the story below...   People have just one week remaining to spend t…

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Mum adapts dolls to have disabilities so that ALL children can have toys that are 'just like them'

Having just read this story, we had to pass it on!   Thanks to Rebecca Atkinson many iconic and instantly recognisable toys are getting an important make-over. Many of us had a toy we still remember, …

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Dad called a 'sicko' for taking his son into baby-changing room

Here is a story we have just read... Dad called a 'sicko' for taking his son into baby-changing room - but one mum rushes to his defence He received abuse when a mum came in with her two young kids A …

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Everything in one place for Spooktacular Halloween

The history of Halloween - how it all started? Halloween began as the festival of Samhain. It was part of the ancient Celtic religion in Britain and other parts of Europe. At the end of summer, the C…

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BABY WARNING: Tesco, Mothercare and eBay ban baby sleep positioners...

Having just read this article, we wanted to pass it on to you.  MOTHERCARE are among three retailers to ban baby sleep positioners following the deaths of 12 newborns in the US linked to the products.…

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Why this exhausted mum who left baby on airport floor is perfect lesson on dangers of shaming parents

Having read this article in the mirror, we thought it was an important message to pass on.  Molly Lensing had been having a nightmare journey when a stranger decided to take a photo of her and share i…

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Aldi launches Gluten Free range 30% cheaper than other supermarkets

Having just read this article in the Telegraph, we just had to share it. Here you are: Coventrians suffering from gluten intolerances are often left exasperated as they find gluten free options more e…

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20 Lies Parents Tell Their Kids

20 Lies Parents Tell Their Kids. We have all done it. For better or worse we are pushed to the limits to create phrases which help enforce the message we need to get across. The question is.... What …

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Are you on the nice list?

We just had to share this with you! If you are going to get one gadget this year that will keep your little ones excited about the big day and behaving better than ever it has to be... SANTA CAM!!! Wh…

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Water park and polynesian lodge resort, BENIDORM

THE MAGIC NATURA ANIMAL WATERPARK AND POLYNESIAN LODGE RESORT, BENIDORM with Onthebeach.co.uk The Magic Natura Animal Waterpark And Polynesian Lodge Resort in Benidorm ticked all the boxes for a famil…

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Laura Loves…Bobux Boots

It’s that time of year when the weather changes, and as we slowly give in to the cooler wet weather, it’s usually time to switch over the wardrobes and then start panicking about winter footwear. Shoe…

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Christmas 2017 Top 'must-have' toys

Here is it.... The hot list of toys that will top the charts this Christmas! In no particular order:   Paw Patrol Paw Patroller - Age Range: 3 Yrs+ The Paw Patroller is the ultimate rescue vehicle an…

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Milestone moments in your child’s life

Only one in ten parents rate their baby’s first steps and first words as their favourite milestone moments in their child’s life Summer Infant urges parents to create their own cherished memories rath…

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Brain Foods

  The brain is truly amazing and although we don’t know all its secrets yet, there is plenty of evidence to suggest that what we feed our children has a direct impact on their well-being, health and …

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Give your kids at least 2 portions of oily fish a week

  Fewer than one in 10 children in the UK are eating enough fish to meet health guidelines and worse still, a staggering 87% of youngsters do not eat oily fish, according to new study data just out. …

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Easy ways to get your kids to eat their ‘2 a week’

Getting your kids to eat their recommended two-a-week isn’t as difficult as you might think Fish can make an important contribution to a healthy, balanced diet, so is a great choice for all the family…

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Boss Baby

Bring home the comedy adventure your whole family will love with Dreamworks animations The Boss Baby available on DVD on the 31st July. DreamWorks Animation invites you to meet a most unusual baby whe…

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Is the UK creating a 'fatherhood penalty?'

The Modern Families Index suggests the UK is stifling fathers' aspirations. The UK risks creating a 'fatherhood penalty' as fathers consider stalling or side-lining their careers to find a better work…

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The Sneaky Ways to Get Fruit and Vegetables Into your Child's Diet

Are you one of those people who lovingly creates meals for your child only to find they end up on the floor? If you are, we have teamed up with mums Meriel and Lucy from Claudi & Fin to come up wi…

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The Father's Survival Guide to Mothers' Day

So who doesn't struggle to find the perfect gift for their mother each and every Mother's Day? Imagine how much harder it gets when you not only have to find an original gift for your mum but also for…

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Do You Know Your Onions?

The new year is upon us, and we have all over-indulged a little over the Christmas period. As we start looking forward to the year ahead, eating healthier is something that is definitely on our minds,…

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Pregnancy and Birth - The Things Men Worry About

It's not just women who need help with the labour; men need help during labour as well but are often left out for obvious reasons. Some of men's most common worries about pregnancy and having a baby a…

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Top 20 Dad Phrases

Dad's best-loved phrases have been revealed - 'Do you think I'm made of money?' topped the list, followed closely by 'When I was your age' and 'He's thick as two short planks'. A poll of 2,000 adults …

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Two Really Special Dadpreneurs

Recently there's been a lot of interest in Mumpreneurs – Mums inspired by the birth of their kids to set up their own businesses. But what about Dadpreneurs? With Father's Day on the horizon, we thoug…

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Little Tikes Milano Single Swing

Little Tikes are brilliant. I'm going to start off by saying that as I want to make it perfectly clear that the few problems we had installing one of their swings were absolutely nothing to do with th…

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