Toddler

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...

Top tips for a stress-free summer with your toddler

Parenting coach, Sue Atkins, and Ella's Kitchen infant nutritionist, Claire Baseley, have listed their top tips to help make the whole summer experience with your toddler as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Top tips for 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 –...

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....

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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Is screen time actually bad for your kids?

How badly does screen time really affect our children? Not as much as you might think, say experts – and there are even some benefits, too This month the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially classed gaming...
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How many of these white lies do you tell your kids to get them...

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

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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Is it ever OK to swear in front of your children?

Half of UK parents think its acceptable to swear in front of their children, according to a new study. Recent research conducted by online parent community, ChannelMum.com, which surveyed 2,000 parents of kids aged 0-16,...