Parent Guides

My top tips for staying fit with kids in tow

My top tips for staying fit with kids in tow

As a mum, I understand the challenges that come with prioritising yourself. Firstly, I feel we should drop the guilt of wanting to do something for you, and remember that it’s important for your heart and your brain! It is a treat for your body but I would...

What parents really want for Valentine’s

What parents really want for Valentine’s

Valentine’s is tomorrow, and whilst the last-minute rush for cards and bouquets begins, we’ve put together some of the things parents across the country may be wishing for... 1. Sleep. Lots of it. 2. To read a book uninterrupted for an hour. 3. A long,...

Screen time for kids – what’s right, wrong and recommended?

Screen time for kids – what’s right, wrong and recommended?

Jump to a section: Screen time: a bad thing? Official recommendations The benefits & wider picture Screen time: a redundant term? Content & Context Tips for parents Summary FACT: parenting is hard. Take the summer holidays for example, 6 weeks of...

Getting kids healthy – food hacks and our top tips

Getting kids healthy – food hacks and our top tips

Jump to a section: Is there a childhood obesity crisis? Getting kids healthy - the obstacles Healthy food hacks for kids Other tips for getting kids healthier Summary Over the last few years, the healthy and fitness industry has exploded. From Lucy Bee’s...

8 top tips to keep the kids amused

8 top tips to keep the kids amused

Let’s be honest. Whilst we love our kids to bits we could all do with a bit more quiet time. So for National Quiet Day, we’ve devised a list of 8 top quiet saves to keep the kids calm and occupied, using items that you either already have around the house or...

How to find a babysitter at short notice

How to find a babysitter at short notice

Jump to a section: How to find a short-notice babysitter Post a last-minute job on Bubble Getting comfortable with a last-minute sitter How much does a last-minute sitter cost? Summary We’ve all been there. You’re in the midst of a hectic day when you get a...