How to tell if your child is just being naughty, or has a conduct disorder
New guidelines have been released for parents to help them spot and cope with problem behaviour in children.
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued tips on distinguishing between normal misbehaviour in children and more worrying signs, which could indicate conduct disorders.
The guidelines ... Continue reading
New poll reveals nearly half of families think the Natural History Museum is the perfect day trip
Easter is nearly here and we're getting egg-cited (sorry, all egg related puns will cease next week!) about all the lovely places we can visit during our time off. But, with the cold weather that seems set to stay put for the weekend our thoughts have turned to things ... Continue reading
Fiat’s latest ode to new dads hits a million views in just a few days
After the viral success that was ‘The Motherhood Rap’, it was only a matter of time before Fiat balanced out the scales and told dad’s side of the story.
‘The Fatherhood Rap’, created to celebrate the launch of the Fiat 500L, tells the tale of a dad ... Continue reading
The annual WWF Earth Hour takes place on March 23 between 8.30pm and 9.30pm, where people around the world are encouraged to switch off their lights to save the planet. Why not get your family around the table for a candlelit dinner or simply snuggle up and listen to this special version of "How the rhinoceros got his skin" from Rudyard Kipling's Just So Stories, read by actress Miranda Richardson...
Missed it at the cinema? Get a sneak peek before it's released on DVD, Blu-Ray and Blu-Ray 3D
Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy the Sandman and the Easter Bunny all in one place? You betcha! Rise of the Guardians is the perfect movie for an Easter weekend snuggled up with the kids and we've got a special clip just for you ahead of the release on Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray ... Continue reading
Mamas & Papas offer money-saving solution after research reveals new parents’ financial woes
According to research by nursery retailer Mamas & Papas, new parents in the UK are feeling the financial pressure of the recession.
The findings revealed that parents-to-be put aside on average £2,547 to pay for the extra expenses that come with a new baby.
Interestingly, 1 in 4 new parents said they ... Continue reading
Safety-conscious school stops children enjoying traditional playtime game
You probably remember playing playground games like tag when you were young, but it seems these traditional and classic outdoor games are at risk of disappearing due to health and safety rules.
A primary school in Hackney, East london, has banned its 420 pupils from playing tag in the playground due to ... Continue reading
Mariah, Myleene, Perez and more keep it real with family antics
Often cited as a 'diva' Mariah Carey proves no look is too glamorous for the play room, heading straight home from American Idol filming to read a story to her twins Moroccan and Monroe at bedtime. We've heard of desk to dancefloor fashion but we're loving this work to play ... Continue reading
Working parents will benefit from help with the cost of childcare but the price of your summer holiday abroad is set to rise
There was good news in yesterday’s budget for working families as Chancellor George Osborne confirmed plans to rebate a fifth of childcare costs.
Single parents and families where both parents work will be eligible for vouchers worth up to £1,200 a year from autumn 2015, providing they earn less than £150,000 per ... Continue reading
Replacement carry handle connectors available – check if your serial number is affected
Bugaboo are reaching out to their customers regarding the carry handle for the Bugaboo Cameleon3.
There have been a small number of customer reports and Bugaboo’s own follow-up testing confirm that in the case of Bugaboo Cameleon3 pushchairs (serial numbers S/N 190101115300001 to S/N 190105124800215) the current carry handle connectors may ... Continue reading
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