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McDonald’s Happy Meal toys could be banned in the UK

McDonald's could be forced to discontinue their iconic Happy Meal toys in the UK, as part of a new Government crack-down on single-use plastics. Following the 5p charge for carrier bags, and plans to phase...
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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...
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Back-to-school bugs and how to beat them

Children can catch all kinds of back-to-school bugs at this time of year. We spoke to two doctors from London Doctors Clinic about the main culprits to watch out for Symptoms of hand, foot and...
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Thomas and Friends relaunches with multicultural makeover

Children's TV programme Thomas and Friends is relaunching to introduce new "inclusive" gender-balanced and multicultural characters. While Thomas the Tank Engine was once content spending his days with the likes of James the Red Engine, Henry the Green...
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Inspired by The Great British Bake Off? Here’s the best kids’ baking classes in...

If you're excited by the return of The Great British Bake Off, inspire your mini bakers too with our pick of the best kids’ baking classes and bakeries in London... Since the invention of the...
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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,...
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These toy brands are officially toddlers’ favourites

New research has revealed the nation’s favourite toy voted for by kids – and it’s one you may have heard of before! Hammerson, the UK’s leading retail landlord, has revealed the country’s favourite ever toy,...
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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...

International Friendship Day: The five stages of children’s friendships

To mark International Friendship Day (30 July), Georgina Blaskey explains how we can help our children navigate the rollercoaster of playground relationships... Even as young as nursery age we may see the first seeds of friendship...
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How to protect your child’s eyes from UV rays

In this hot weather, the strong UV rays from the sun can do lasting damage to your child’s eyes Sure, we all know about the importance of sun cream on a sunny day, but what...