Parent Guides

What’s your parent dating style?

What’s your parent dating style?

Becoming a parent doesn’t just change who you are as a person, it inevitably changes your relationship too, with some parents finding it hard to get time alone together without the kids. We’ve been chatting to loads of parents and have found that, while...

Why We’re Ditching ‘Date Night’ (and you should too)

Why We’re Ditching ‘Date Night’ (and you should too)

“You managed to get a night out together – amazing!” Before having kids, no-one ever congratulates you on going to the pub... Now it’s all about the ‘date night’. Apparently, it’s something we all need to schedule into our lives in order to protect our...

The 10 tips for getting your child to sleep on Christmas Eve

The 10 tips for getting your child to sleep on Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is an incredibly exciting time, which can make it difficult for kids to settle down and go to sleep. However, it’s also the time when parents are trying to finish off their present wrapping and waiting for kids to nod off so they can sneak in...

7 ways Christmas is different when you’re a parent

7 ways Christmas is different when you’re a parent

When you start planning Christmas with the kids, you imagine piles of matching gifts under a twinkling tree, visits to Santa in his grotto and joyful hours masterminding the escapades of a cheeky little Elf. You forget the blood, sweat and tears that goes on...

5 things to do in London without the kids

5 things to do in London without the kids

Christmas time in London is fantastic when it comes to family activities and things to do with the kids. Though it's also a pretty great time to do some things without them...Here are our top 5 picks. Cuddle up in an igloo The Coppa Club has installed eight...

3 reasons why your next babysitter should be a guy

3 reasons why your next babysitter should be a guy

When choosing the perfect person to take care of your children, your instinct might tell you to choose a woman. However, there’s a growing demand for male nannies and babysitters, and some very compelling reasons to give a ‘manny’ a chance the next time you...