Genetics partly to blame for fussy eating

A new study has unveiled that genetics are partly responsible for fussy eating in children Any worried parents concerned that they’re solely to blame for their child’s picky eating habits can rest assured – a...
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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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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...

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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Parents worry more about entertaining their kids during a flight than losing their luggage

Ahead of what’s set to be the busiest summer for air travel yet, new data from Amazon has revealed what worries parents the most when it comes to travelling This summer is set to be...

Do you have a clingy toddler?

Throughout your parenting journey it's likely that your little ones will go through a clingy stage. Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about her toddler… Q) My 20 month old won’t sleep in...
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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...

How to cope if your child is a fussy eater

Feeding can throw up all sorts of problems. Parenting expert Kathryn Mewes, answers one reader’s question about how to handle a fussy eater... Q) How do I get my two-year-old to try new foods? He...

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...

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...