Latest articles in theme 'Parenting'
Pre-school childcare: are playgroups disappearing?
It feels as though playgroups are disappearing in our area anyway, and yet the need for them is high. What’s your experience? Are the playgroups in your area struggling too?
How much sugar should you really be giving your children?
You’d be surprised at how much sugar is in your own favourite sugary snack. That’s why professionals are now recommending that you and your children stick to snacks that are no more than 100 calories and, as a guide, have a maximum of two of these per day.
Competitive swimming: how to support your children
Competitive swimming is a hobby that lots of children take up – but as a swim parent what is your role? How can you support your child effectively?
The benefits of puzzles for child development
Do your children enjoy puzzles? Have you noticed any skills they have developed from playing with puzzles? Read on to hear about some of the benefits.
Are you a fan of the F-word?
Being a busy mum is hard work we all know that, and all that racing around means you need reliable shoes that will keep you going and feeling comfortable all day. The question is, what kind of shoes should you wear?
International Women’s Day: What I want my daughter to know
The things I want my daughter to know on International Women’s Day. A global day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Convertible Car Seats and Babies: What you need to know
Designed for the safety of babies and children traveling in a vehicle, convertible car seats are so called because of the ability to get them installed rear or forward-facing, depending upon your requirements.
The top 50 books that parents love to read to their children
Which books do you love to read to your children? Which are your all time favourites and which do your children also enjoy? Here are the top 50 parent favourites.