How to set up parental controls on Android with Google Family Link
Keep an eye on your kid’s screen time activity with Google Family Link
Support Your Little Ones' Immune Systems With the Best RD-Approved Vitamin D Supplements for Kids
Vitamin D can be a common nutrient of concern for many kids. It is hard to get enough of through the diet, and sunscreen can block the absorption from the sun. Our dietitian goes through what to consider before supplementing vitamin D and what options we recommend.
How to boost your child’s memory | Letter
Letter: Research has shown that having more elaborate conversations with infant children could lead to more detailed accounts of personal memories later in life, writes Jonathon O’Brien
The Best Vitamins for Kids That Promote Energy and Balance
Vitamin supplement needs for kids can depend on many factors. In general, a multivitamin can help cover most kids’ needs to cover any gaps in their diet, but they are not always necessary. Learn more how vitamin supplements can best fit into a child’s routine and who may most benefit from a supplement.
Mum's warning over 'tap out' TikTok challenge after kids seen playing 'game'
A MUM has issued an urgent warning over the “tap out” TikTok challenge after she spotted kids playing the “game” in a playground. Katy Spence, from Boston, Lincolnshire, is …
"Flat Head" Syndrome: Leaving Babies Supine For Too Long Can Change The Shape Of Their Skulls
It’s easy to see why it’s known as “flat head”.
‘The Childcare Sector Is In Crisis… Childminders Are Suffering Too’
Founder of Koru Kids, Rachel Carrell, reveals the company are suspending their childminding support service amid continuing strife for the sector.
'I force fed my son out of desperation before finding eating disorder diagnosis'
Grace Willis, 43, found feeding her children ‘stressful’ as soon as they were born because they were premature
Sorry But These 4 Things In Your Kid's Bedroom Are Probably Giving Them Night Terrors
Do yourself a favour and move that mirror.
No, Breastfeeding Your Child Will Not Make Them Smarter
A new study that says breastfeeding is correlated with higher test scores is the latest example of the limitations of this kind of research.
There’s no safe age to give a kid a smartphone
Eight, 11 or 13? Why scientists can’t find an “right age” to give kids smartphones
A dermatologist shares essential sun protection rules for kids amid the UK heatwave
What sunscreen to use, how to apply it, how much to use and what age to start
How to encourage green-fingered kids
Get your children into gardening with these easy-to-grow veg and salad options. By Hannah Stephenson.
Boots have recalled Kids Daily Health Multivitamins Strawberry Flavour Gummies
Boots have issued an urgent recall over one of their products, with concerns it contains soya and no disclosure on the packaging
The Best Supplements for Autistic Kids, According to a Pediatric Dietitian
The topic of supplements for autistic kids can be confusing. Our nutritionist breaks down which supplements are most helpful and shares quality, research-backed recommendations for each supplement consideration.
18 vegan snacks for kids that are super tasty
Mother&Baby roundup vegan snacks for kids. This buyer’s guide includes Kiddlylicious, Organix, Nakd and many more.
Toddlers stop napping 'when their brain has developed, rather than at a specific age'
Preventing toddlers from napping can be harmful to their learning and memory storage, an expert has suggested.
Low Birth Weight and Childhood Development Issues
Researchers say infants born in the lower 25th percentile in birth weight face higher risks of childhood development issues
Babies who play together and socialise with other kids have better mental health
Researchers at Cambridge University found that children who played together from a very young age had better mental health four years later
More babies are swallowing button batteries-and it can be deadly
A new study reported an alarming increase in kids’ battery-related emergency room visits from 2010 to 2019.
Best nappy rash creams for baby?s bottom
Soothe rashes with our edit of the best bum-shielding products
Exact time children should go to bed according to their age, teacher reveals
GROWING up, we begged our parents to stay up past our bedtime. But you may be surprised to find out when a child’s bedtime should be. According to a chart shared by a teacher at Wilson Elemen?
I'm a nutritionist - here's 8 things mums can do to make breastfeeding easier
BREASTFEEDING is no simple task, no matter how natural it is. You’ll need all the advice you can get before your little one starts latching on. After all, it’s going to be your ?
Owlet's Cam 2 baby monitor uses AI to predict if a child is truly crying | Engadget
The company’s new predictive sleep tech could also help parents plan their own rest windows..
Baby food pouches 'more sugary than Coca-Cola', dentists warn amid 'epidemic' of tooth decay
The British Dental Association is calling on government ministers to “ensure sugar becomes the new tobacco, especially when it comes to our youngest patients”.
Button batteries burn meat in 90 minutes - and they're increasingly being swallowed by children
Ingested batteries can cause almost immediate damage to the gullet and also sometimes to the airway – and a new public health campaign has been launched to warn parents of the possibly life-threatening dangers.
Here's why I got my 5-year-old's ears pierced at a tattoo and piercing studio
I knew I wanted to do it in a safe way that respected her body and her right to have control over the process.
Parents fury at Aldi over 'sneaky' change to 55p baby wet wipes
Aldi said it has discontinued the packs of 64 Mamia baby wipes – which contained plastic, and is instead selling 60 packs of biodegradable wipes
The Best Sustainable Swimwear Brands For Kids
Kids are hard on swimsuits, which is part of why fast fashion isn’t the best choice when it comes to buying swimwear for children.
This Is What TikTok Is Doing To Your Child's Brain
Kids are using the video app before they start school – and this is the impact.
Wife fuming as husband and mum-in-law choose baby name for her unborn child
A pregnant woman took to Reddit for advice after finding out her mother-in-law had picked out a baby name for her unborn child ? and many offered words of support
Mum shares heartbreaking photo of her child's cold sores in warning to parents
The 21-month-old girl was in pain, ran up a 39°C fever and struggled to eat or drink for weeks.
The baby names predicted to be popular in 2022 as Olivia and Liam lose top spot
Experts have predicted what the top 20 girls and boys names will be for babies born in 2022
Ex-passport officer sparks debate after sharing 'worst' baby names they've seen
One Mumsnet user, who claims to have worked in a passport office, has shared a few of the worst baby names she’s ever heard. This sparked a debate, with many others sharing the ‘worst’ they’d heard of
Parents should talk to kids about online porn, children's commissioner says
‘My advice to parents and carers is to create the culture before the crisis,’ says Dame Rachel de Souza
Extremely rare identical triplets get ready to celebrate their first Christmas
THESE extremely rare identical triplets are getting ready to celebrate their first Christmas. Colby, Odyn and Rico were born nine months ago – so mum Megan Smyth, 32, and dad Clayton, 42, are prep?
Saga to introduce paid leave for birth of a grandchild
Travel and insurance firm is latest to introduce policies that support staff through key life stages
Girl, two, drops the F bomb after her dad loses a game of Fortnite
A DAD was left in hysterics after his two-year-old toddler turned the air blue after he lost his game of Fortnite. Mya Diment-Card was playing along with her dad Liam Card, 32, and being filmed by ?
Mum says homework is 'optional' for son and doesn't care if he gets bad grades
TikToker and mum Lynn has been praised for her attitude to her son’s homework ? telling him it is “optional” and she doesn’t mind if he doesn’t get top grades at school
These are the most popular baby names of 2021 - and the ones going extinct
Parents have been inspired by superheroes and post-pandemic hope.
Schools will be required by LAW to keep uniform costs down from 2022
English schools will have to keep their uniforms affordable under new guidance by cutting down on branding and stopping schools from only using single suppliers without a regular review.
'Healthy' snacks could be getting your baby hooked on sugar - which are worst?
?HEALTHY? snacks loved by your baby or toddler could be shockingly high in sugar, an investigation has found. Experts warn they could be getting youngsters hooked on sugar from an early age, predis?
I was a teen mum- I thought it?d be cute having a baby but I REALLY wasn?t ready
NO one expects raising a baby to be easy ? but when Alliah Harmon fell pregnant in high school, she couldn?t wait to dress her newborn in all sorts of adorable outfits. At just 17 years?
You've washed the school uniform wrong - how to save money & stop bobbling
IT can feel like buying and washing your kids? school uniforms is a vicious and never-ending cycle. But while you can?t do anything about the super-human speed they seem to grow, you ca?
Kristen Bell's husband Dax Shephard's shock breastfeeding role revealed
Kristen Bell has made a surprising admission about how Dax Shepard helps her breastfeed on an episode of The Ellen Show’s Momsplaining.
British 'baby shortage' could lead to economic decline, says thinktank
Social Market Foundation suggests measures including better childcare provision to increase birthrate
The secret signs your child is a genius & it's all about the questions they ask
THE signs that you could have a little genius on your hands may not be as obvious as you might think. If a child teaches themselves to read by the age of two, or they?re jabbering about quantum phy?
The lies you should NEVER tell your kids - because it could damage them
IF the question ?is Father Christmas real?? makes your blood run cold, or, ?you?ll never die, will you?? sets your heart racing, look no further. Kids have a knack for putting parents on the spot w?
How to raise a teenager in an age of anxiety
Erica Komisar, one of New York?s top psychoanalysts and parenting gurus, is no stranger to controversy. She gained worldwide fame with her first book, Being Th
Mother who lost four children to care is allowed to keep No 5
Cerys had given birth four times but had never been allowed to keep her children and ?didn?t really care about life?. A combination of abusive relationships and