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Mum hits back at letter from nursery requesting that children wear £50 shoes

A nursery recently sent a letter to all parents informing them to buy their children’s shoes from Clarks or Start Rite, and a mother has hit back saying that it’s...

When is Mother’s Day 2018, what is Mothering Sunday and why is the date different in other countries?

THERE are some dates you never want to forget, because it’s really just not worth the hassle. Your anniversary is one and Mother’s Day is another so, if you’re in...

Fines of £60 for kids who are late to school is just a stealth tax that punishes those already struggling the most

LET’S be late for school – it will be such fun and so helpful for my massively high stress levels, said no parent ever. No child or caregiver wants the hassle and...

What age can you leave your child at home alone? Here’s how old your kids legally need to be before they can be left

SOMETIMES childcare can be an annoying and expensive headache – especially when the kids are off school for a couple of weeks at a time. But can you leave your kids at...

Two mums debate if it’s too lazy to pay somebody else to potty train their children

FOR years, potty training has been a rite of passage for all new parents. But one mother has posted an advert for someone to do the job for them — for £50 an hour. In...

Mum shocked by the ‘strange’ names another parent gave her twins… but do YOU think it’s inappropriate?

A MOTHER was shocked by the names another parent gave her baby twins, suggesting that the inappropriate names were “strange” choice. Taking to Mumsnet the woman...

One mum shares how she lets her 15-year-old son have sex at home… is she right to let him?

IT is something every parent dreads – the moment your child is no longer a kid. But how do you deal with knowing they are having sex? For one mum, finding condoms in...

Sometimes social media can show you ‘the kindness of strangers’ when you feel alone

MY best friends have always been there for me but when my baby Frey was poorly and we didn’t know why, for the first time in my life, I felt they didn’t understand....

Shocking clips show children ‘exploited’ and filmed in pain and discomfort by parents looking for YouTube fame… and millions are watching

CHILDREN are being “exploited” by parents who film them in discomfort and pain and upload the clips to YouTube. The popularity of kids’ videos on the platform has...

Time as a couple is the key to staying together — no chores, no work and definitely no kids!

TODAY Peta, who is married to Olympic cyclist Mark Cavendish, talks about how couple time is key to keeping her family together. As a parent, or even just as an adult,...