Home Tags Parents

Tag: parents

Top Celebrity Parenting Tips From… Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

She was Britain’s poster-girl for the London 2012 Olympics and the nation celebrated as she won gold in the heptathlon. Dame Jessica...

Les Enfants Not-So-Terrible – 4 Reasons Why French Children Are So...

How we raise our children to become well-rounded, pleasant and useful members of society is one of our prime concerns as parents. We...

How Parents Fail To Follow Their Own Advice

“You’re sunburned,” said my daughter, accusingly. “Your face is really red.” “I know,” I replied. “It’s from the boat trip I went on. Didn’t top...

Why Sorry Shouldn’t Be The Hardest Word

When many of us were young, we thought of our parents as superheroes. They weren’t just people that had started life as kids like...

Confession: How I Forgave My Mum For Her Emotional Abuse

“You know,” said my therapist, leaning forward slightly, “you could see that as emotional abuse.” Emotional abuse. The term felt right, somehow. At 29, sitting...

Confession: Why My Husband Is The Father Of His Brother’s Children

My two daughters look very like their cousins. Nobody is surprised; my husband, Steven, and his brother, Alan, also look very much alike. But...

8 Top Quirky Parenting Tips

Life’s weird. The trials and tribulations of raising kids are even weirder. I subscribe to the “whatever works for you” philosophy;  after all, parenting...

6 Great Strategies For Parenting Your Adult Children

As our kids get older, our relationship with them inevitably alters. They are now independent, our equals, with their own lives. Adapting to the...

7 Wonderful Things I Did Before I Had Kids

Do you ever look back at those hazy days before the kids came along, when you could please yourselves? When life didn’t revolve around...

I Still Miss Him Sometimes But I’m Glad My Husband Is...

It was the speed with which John died that stunned me. He'd felt tired and under the weather, and I told him to go and...

SUGGESTED

How to Dress Children for Cold Weather

If it is cold where you are, and you have small kids, you may be wondering just how to keep kids warm properly. It’s a...

5 Fabulous Father’s Day Gifts Every Dad Will Appreciate

It’s Father’s Day this weekend – time to let dads know how much they’re appreciated for all they do. Whether you’re buying a...
parenting tips for single parents

The Ultimate Parenting Guide For Single Moms And Dads

Single parenting is difficult no matter how you look at it. And as rewarding as this experience is, it’s certainly not easy. To help...
Prepare Your Child For Preschool

10 Activities To Help Prepare Your Child For Preschool

It is absolutely bonkers how quick our children grow! Like little weeds, they are! The saying is true: blink and they’re in school already!...

10 Ways To Survive Toddler Bathtime

It is hard for most adults to understand why kids – especially little kids – resist bath time. Grown-ups would kill for...
Simple DIY Ideas

5 Simple DIY Ideas To Try With Your Kids

Make a bird-feeder You’ll need plenty of twigs of around the same length so head for your nearest woodland or park and get collecting. You’ll...

Hey – do you want more of our good stuff?

Follow us and always be in the know!

KinBox-magazine-logo

Sign up for our five best stories of the week