Is your toddler going through a clingy stage?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy daughter Q.) Our two-year old has suddenly started getting very clingy and is refusing to go to bed, which is not normal for her....
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UK’s top 10 messiest toddlers revealed

They may bring chaos in their wake, but we can't resist a giggle when our messy toddlers are up to no good... (again) Whether they're caking themselves in food, jumping into muddy puddles or raiding...

Is your toddler going through the terrible twos?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her toddler who's going through the terrible twos Q.) My two year old is certainly going through the terrible twos at the moment and I just...

Managing Child Behaviour Problems in Winter

This month’s topic ‘Managing child behaviour problems in winter’ can translate into ‘Managing child behaviour at Christmas’. Christmas, where celebrated, is often associated as a time of great joy, however, it can also be a...
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Choosing the right childcare for your family

Struggling to decide on the best childcare for your family? Georgina Blaskey weighs up the options Deciding on the type of childcare that’s right for you and your little one depends on many factors –...

Does your toddler refuse to hold your hand?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her toddler's dislike to holding her hand Q.) My two and a half year old son refuses to hold my hand and is always running away...
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Tackle toddler tantrums with diet adjustments

Adjusting your child's diet could be the secret to a more peaceful life with the tantrums, says nutritionist Louise Pyne Think about the last time your tummy started to grumble. At the same time you...
telling kids white lies to get them to eat vegetables

How many of these white lies do you tell your kids to get them...

Parents will say anything to get their kids to eat...

Do you have a clingy baby?

Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her clingy baby... Q) I have a nine month old who is super clingy – he gets so angry and upset if I leave him for only...
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Parents Offer to pay £100 an Hour to Tutor Their ‘Nightmare’ Children

We’ve all heard horror stories about naughty children forcing nannies out of a job, but one family is offering to spend £100 an hour on a tutor for their ‘nightmare’ children. A family from Birmingham...