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Tips & Advice

7 Ways to Fit Just 10 Minutes of Nature into Your Day as a Family
Let mother nature improve your wellbeing
How Do I Know if My Child is Addicted to Gaming?
As treatment for young gaming addicts becomes more easily available, an expert explains what parents should look out for.
10 Tips for Travelling With a Baby for the First Time
Here are some expert advice on travelling as a young family.
How to Reduce Stress and Anxiety Levels in Children
As new research shows over half of parents report their kids feeling stressed, here are some practical steps for the whole family to take.
9 Ways to Protect Children During a Bitter Divorce
Children can be used as weapons when their parents separate. Family experts explain how to shield them from the stress of a bitter split.
6 Reasons Why it’s Important to Read Bedtime Stories to Your Kids
As well as helping children relax, reading them a bedtime story boosts their learning and improves bonding with parents
5 European Island Getaways Fit For Sun-Seeking Families
Please the whole clan by booking a break with activities on offer for all ages
6 Common Suncare Mistakes Not To Make This Summer
We get an expert’s advice on how to sunbathe safely.
9 Realities of Going on a Family Holiday With Young Children
There’s nothing more exciting than rising at crack of dawn to go on a family holiday… For the kids
The Best Bedtime Audiobooks for Children and Teens
Avoid techno-tantrums by swapping their tablet for one of these gripping night-time tales.
5 Shows for Your Child to See the World With More Diverse View
Here are some ideas if you’re finding TV shows limited in terms of representation
Why are Parents Buying a 'Dumbphone' for Their Kids?
Yes, you can still buy a Nokia 3310 in 2019
Top Tips for Entertaining Kids While Staying Sane During Summer
We love having our kids around, in theory…
This is What to do if Your Child Gets Stung this Summer
Bug and insect bites can be troublesome things, but don’t let that ruin your kids’ playtime... Here’s how to soothe a sting
7 Tips for Parents Taking Their Baby to a Wedding
Have a wedding coming up, and your little one is attending too? Here's some advice
Children Learn Through Play
Play is a vital part of child development – and it’s fun for parents too.
Long-Haul Flights with Kids
Whether it’s a diaper explosion, a screaming meltdown, or excruciating ear pain during take-off, you have to be prepared for every eventuality.
Single Mum
Single mum Genevieve Roberts tells us why she chose a sperm donor to father her beloved daughter and her unborn baby.
When Should You Take Your Child To The Doctor With A Fever?
Fever in children usually shows their body is fighting a minor virus. A paediatrician explains when a fever might be more serious, and what to do.
How Parents Can Make Home Learning Fun
Discover how to add fun to learning at home and provide your kids with a head-start in the classroom
Make kids listen without shouting
Yes, it’s actually possible to make kids listen without parents shouting.
Ways To Help Parents Get To Grips With Pocket Money
Helpful advice for parents on how much we should be giving our kids - and should we make them earn it?
Raising kids in an age when parents seem to be pushing themselves to the limit can be tough
Gordon And Tana Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay is well known for many things: cooking, shouting at his staff, triathlons… and now, being a 52-year-old dad to a newborn
Tips For Baby-Proofing Your Home
From stair gates to non-slip mats and locking the oven, there’s lots you can do to make your home more baby-friendly.
Family time management
A time-management coach shares simple strategies for making life in the ‘Sandwich Generation’ more manageable.
Eating Out With The Kids At Half-Term
If you’re taking the kids out for a meal as a Spring Break treat, here are ways to make it far less stressful for mum and dad
Stay calm And Keep Your Temper This Half-Term
Having kids home for the holidays can be expensive, stressful and really hard work...
Banning Tech At The Dinner Table
As top doctors encourage phone-free time with kids, we’ve found some handy tips for making family dinners fun for everyone.
Postnatal Depression
A Cambridge University expert says awareness of postnatal depression in dads is increasing, and it’s important to seek support.