Parenting Advice

28 October 2020

Seven things you might want to pack in your toddler's portable first aid kit

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional so for all the medicines I mention in this article, it’s always best to seek medical advice first before giving it to your ...
27 October 2020

Top tips for hosting a toddler friendly Halloween party in lockdown

While you may not be able to have people over this Halloween, you probably don’t want your toddler to miss out on all the fun. So, here are my top ...
25 October 2020

Seven things a doll can teach your toddler

The humble toy doll can have a number of benefits for your toddler, so whether you have a boy or a girl, a doll is one toy with the potential ...
22 October 2020

Seven ways to teach your toddler about colours

There are three key things your toddler should know (or at least have a good basic grasp of) before heading to school or nursery and these are numbers, letters and ...
21 October 2020

How to support the mum of a toddler during lockdown

Being the mum of a toddler in lockdown is not easy. I know from experience that it can be a challenge to say the least. So if you know a ...
19 October 2020

Seven ways to get your toddler to clean up after themselves

As a mum, I feel it’s important to teach my two year old daughter that her mess is her responsibility. I accept that it’s not an easy thing to teach ...
16 October 2020

Seven tips for helping your toddler to adjust when the clocks go back

The clocks will be going back on Sunday 25th October this year, which is something many adults look forward to but when you have a toddler, it can mean they ...
15 October 2020

Seven toddler toys that are worth spending your money on

Toddlers are experts at making a mess and making noise, but if you don’t want them to make either, here are a few toys that my daughter keeps going back ...
3 September 2020

Eight tips for parents if your baby or toddler fears bath time

Cath Ranson, Editor at ChannelMum.com said: “Bathtime should be a fun and bonding experience for both child and parents – but it doesn’t always work out that way! If bathtime ...
17 August 2020

Seven foods you should never give a baby

By Claire Baseley, Nutritionist at Ella’s Kitchen It’s important that little ones eat lots of variety, particularly a rainbow of vegetables and fruits as the more foods they try on ...
24 July 2020

Five things you should know about breastfeeding a baby with a cleft

Cleft lip and palate are facial differences which occur when a baby's mouth does not form properly during pregnancy. As a result, babies with clefts can often have trouble receiving ...
24 July 2020

How to ensure your little one has sweet dreams in your new home

By Lauren Peacock, Sleep Expert and founder of Little Sleep Stars  Moving house can be an exciting yet challenging milestone – especially with small children in tow! Some families find ...
22 July 2020

Why new mums need podcasts in their life

By Emily Beecher  There are three Ps all mums need in their life right now: the opportunity to pee in peace, prosecco and podcasts. I say this as someone who ...
7 April 2020

10 Tips for finding your new mum tribe

Kensington Mums was established in 2011 with the aim of sharing knowledge and experiences to help fellow mums learn from one another. Today the network command an audience of London ...

27 March 2020

Seven tips for pregnant women during lockdown

By Siobhan Miller, founder of The Positive Birth Company It's vital during such uncertain times to find ways to remain calm and relaxed. Whether it's reading a book, taking a bath ...
8 March 2020

How to build your confidence if you're thinking of going back to work after having a baby

Getting back to work after having children is an intimidating concept. As well as facing the enormous challenge of finding appropriate, trustworthy childcare, there’s the mum guilt to contend with ...
5 March 2020

Why babies aren't developmentally ready to eat before six months old

Dr Sam Wass is supporting Public Health England’s Start4Life Introducing Solid Foods campaign. He is a Child Psychologist at the University of East London and leader of the BabyDevLab and ...
19 February 2020

10 Things to pack in a toddler's changing bag

Once your little one reaches toddling age, their needs differ in terms of what to pack for them on a day out. So, here are our top suggestions to include ...
18 February 2020

10 Things to pack in your baby changing bag

Contrary to popular belief and despite what adverts tell you- you don’t NEED a bag that is specifically designed for babies. Any bag will do so long as it’s big ...
12 February 2020

Why is it important to encourage storytelling in children?

The longstanding art of children’s storytelling holds the power to evoke emotion and stimulate imagination within those involved. However, as the world arounds us evolves and progresses the role of ...
10 February 2020

Exam revision time is here already! But what can parents do to help?

It’s hard to watch our children approaching exams, hoping that they are able to get the best out of themselves without becoming stressed - and wondering whether they’re doing enough. ...

29 January 2020

Seven things we can learn from other mums

Kensington Mums was established in 2011 with the aim of sharing knowledge and experiences to help fellow mums learn from one another. Today the network command an audience of London ...
27 January 2020

Seven ways to introduce teeth cleaning into your baby's routine

Just when you thought  teething was your biggest dental related problem- you realise that you have to brush the little pegs that come through too.  When your little one is ...
9 January 2020

IVF – How to tell your family that you’re having fertility treatment

Whilst researching our book, ‘IVF: All You Need to Know’ we spoke with many couples undertaking IVF. A common theme arose from our conversations – how and indeed IF and ...