It’s an age-old debate between kids and their parents which will never end. How much is enough when it comes to pocket money and should kids do chores to earn it? It’s an issue for even the most cash-laden celebrities as Sir Elton John has revealed that he makes hisRead More →

A new survey by Expedia and Mumsnet has revealed that on average, family holidays take between four to six months to organise and (sorry dads) 65 per cent of mums do all the planning on their own without help from their partner. Sound familiar? After all the time and effortRead More →

Many of us find the demands of family life daunting and overwhelming. The task of raising children is not easy and the stakes are high. Here, Amber Hatch explains how mindfulness can enhance our playtime and help foster a deeper connection…   Amber Hatch is a writer, teacher, parent-of-three and aRead More →

Hands up if you have ever felt judged for your choices as a mother?  By Cathy Owen It was once suggested to me, by the nursery I paid a LOT of money to over five years, that I could perhaps work less as my child was getting frustrated in nursery.Read More →

Tommy’s Premature Baby App Around 60,000 babies are born prematurely every year in the UK and many suffer lifelong consequences as a result. The weeks in hospital after the baby’s premature birth can be a stressful and emotional time for parents, so to help these mums and dads Tommy’s –Read More →

S4K was keen to find out that when it comes to bringing up baby, if flexibility is the number one priority for working mums. A new survey has revealed that over two thirds (72%) of working mums would stay in a job they dislike if it provided greater flexible working.Read More →

S4K delves deeper in our quest for the holy grail of a happy work and home life. Can the experience you gain in the workplace help you become a better parent? Reformed self-confessed Tiger Dad, parenting and leadership expert, Nadim Saad believes that family life can be dramatically improved byRead More →

New research has revealed that nearly three quarters (71%) of people think parents post too much information about their children on social media.  The study by the Baby to Toddler Show, has also found that nearly half (45%) believe that parents are just “showing off”. It’s not a surprise thatRead More →

Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald, has announced Aberdeen, Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders will be the first three locations for Early Learning and Childcare expansion trials. The trials, which form part of the Scottish Government’s drive to increase the flexibility, quality and quantity of provision, will commenceRead More →