Tag Archives: Parenting

February 25

2. Attend the Star-studded line-up at The Baby Show ExCeL London 1st – 3rd March #Parenting #London

New and expectant parents looking for real stories, practical advice and expert advice on how to make the most of those first 12 months of parenthood, need to visit The Baby Show with MadeForMums, this weekend (1st – 3rd March) at the ExCeL London.  Promising a phenomenal line-up of speakers including Rochelle Humes, Iwan Thomas, Annabel Karmel and Madeleine […]

September 25

5 Things to do in Crete with Kids

A couple of weeks ago I wrote all about our amazing holiday to Crete with Villa Plus. I wanted however to write a little bit more about some of the fun things we got up to as I thought it might help if you are planning to go to Crete either with or without children. We knew Crete […]

September 25

5 things strong families make time to do every day #life #families #lifestyle

The perfect family is a myth. In fact, every family experiences stress-provoking changes time and time again. But, some families are better able to cope with tough times—science defines these as “strong families.” Several studies have found that strong families share similar characteristics.Here are five things strong families make time for every day. 1. Spend time together Families that […]

September 01

5 things to do with your kids to develop their creative thinking – from Families Online #teaching #learning #creativity

Creative thinking is one of the most important skills you can help your child develop. It’s a tool that will help them not only in their journey through childhood and the classroom, but into adulthood and the workplace. We’ve teamed up with Explore Learning, who offer award-winning maths and English tuition, to think about ways […]

August 30

5 Things to Do Now to Prep for Back-to-School

The best way to gently ease into the school routine is by being prepared and starting early. This post touches on some of the ways that you can start getting ready today to make this time of year less hectic. Do you have anything to add to the 5 things to do now to prep […]

August 12

5 things to do before losing your cool with your child. #Children #Parenting

July 03

Take your little one to a class at The Little Gym of Cobham

The Little Gym Cobham  The Little Gym of Cobham offers progressively structured classes and a positive learning environment to create opportunities for your child to try new things and build self-confidence, all with a grin that stretches from ear to ear. Our trained instructors nurture happy, confident kids through a range of classes like parent/child […]

June 08

Little Baby Bum Live comes to Rose Theatre Kingston

Step into the magical and colourful world of LITTLE BABY BUM. Join Mia, Jacus, Twinkle and their Nursery Rhyme friends at the world premiere of a brand new LIVE show. An online and digital TV sensation Little Baby Bum is the world’s largest educational YouTube channel with over 21m subscribers and 20 billion views. Performance […]

December 09

Teach your child to swim with Baby Paddlers Swim School

Baby Paddlers is the South’s leading independent swim school for children from 0-4 years, starting with parent and baby swimming classes which focus on building water confidence and water safety skills. Through to our toddler and pre-school classes which work with you to bring your toddler towards independent swimming. What makes Baby Paddlers Unique? We […]

October 29

5 free things to do with children in Gloucestershire by blogger Victoria Sully

BLOGGER VICTORIA SULLY OF LYLIA ROSE SHARES HER 5 FREE THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE Lylia Rose  Over Farm, Over Just on the outskirts of Gloucester is a place called Over Farm with horses, donkeys, pigs, sheep and ostriches. You can wander around the farm and see all the animals, stopping for a […]

April 12

Interview with Emma Grace Arends – Peppa Pigs first Human Character

5 things interviews Southport actress Emma Grace Arends. Emma can be seen playing Daisy in Peppa Pig: My first cinema experience at cinemas across the UK. After spending twenty minutes or so on the telephone to Emma Grace Arends I was enthused to go and watch every episode of Peppa Pig from beginning to end. […]

February 13

Read these 20 top mum tips for developing their child with a healthy relationship with food

Seven in 10 mums feel their child is developing an unhealthy relationship to food. It has been revealed that 69 per cent of mums around the country are worrying their child has an increasingly unhealthy approach to their food. With eight in 10 admitting their children are fussy eaters, tempted by sugary snacks and fizzy […]

February 01

Interview with MTV Teen Mum Chloe Patton

Thank you to MTV’s teen mum Chloe Patton for this interview. What is the best advice you could give to a teenager at school that has just found out they are pregnant? I wasn’t in this position, but if I was or a friend was I would tell them to think super hard about it […]

January 05

If you are a mum to be then try VOGA™ MAMA at Coq d’Argent restaurant

London-born fitness movement VOGA™ launches for mums-to-be at Coq d’Argent To kick off the New Year, City restaurant Coq d’Argent is teaming up with House of Voga to host monthly VOGA MAMA classes. Designed by Juliet Murrell, creator of the fashion-meets-fitness movement VOGA™, this new special class allows mums-to-be to enjoy all the benefits of […]

October 23

Set up a John Lewis Nursery List

We’d like to help you prepare to welcome your little one to the world. We have a great range of nursery equipment and accessories to make your pregnancy and first years of parenting more comfortable. A free service with a skilled Nursery advisor All the latest product and safety information An itemised Nursery List detailing […]

October 10

5 baby toys to buy for your baby today

1. Giraffe £9.99 from Hape Toys From a young age allow your little ones to push pull and grab helping baby’s development learning new skills and discovering more of the animal kingdom 2. Wonder Walker £89.99 from Hape Toys A great way to learn balancing skills  and how to pull themselves up aiding them standing and walking, […]

November 10

GP and media personality Dr Ellie Cannon talks to us about being a mum, health and her career so far

Ellie is the resident GP for the Mail on Sunday, Mail online and Woman  magazine and writes regularly for other titles including Cosmopolitan and The Spectator magazine. She also has a regular health column in The Jewish News. We are very grateful to Ellie for taking time out of her busy schedule to answer a few questions for […]

August 19

How long do your children spend on the internet? Study this info graphic revealing a summer of conflict as parents and children come to blows over internet use on holiday

A study of 2000 parents across the UK has found that a majority are concerned by their children’s Internet use during the summer and that it will cause conflict during family holidays. The survey also reveals the solutions parents are opting to cope with the stress of their children using the internet during the summer. […]

January 19

Make sure that your baby gets a good nights sleep not forgetting yourself of course!

After a brief chat on Twitter we were very grateful to the ‘Infant Sleep Consultants’ for offering these 5 tips on baby sleeping – and of course YOU sleeping. Meet the Sleep Advisors Tip 1  If you have a bad night, don’t lose confidence, draw a line under it & start again the next day […]

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