Thousands of students await their A-level results, but how many of them are prepared if they don’t get the grades they were after? I know I certainly didn’t have a results day back-up plan – did you?
These days, owning a smartphone is very much the norm. But what about young children? Do kids just out of primary school really need a flashy iPhone or Blackberry?
Since the 1930s, the Finnish government has provided a free baby box of essentials to help with the arrival of a newborn. What a brilliant way to ease the stress for new parents – should we have a similar scheme?
New research suggests that some UK children aren’t sure where the food they eat actually comes from. When you were a child, did you think cheese came from a plant, or tomatoes grew underground?
Before I had my first child, I’d never changed a nappy in my life. I’d certainly never considered what brand I should buy. But the results of our latest survey show the brand you choose can make a big difference.
When you’re young it’s easy to assume that, eventually, you’ll get a job and earn good money. But new research has found that instead, high debt and reliance on parents is becoming the new ‘normal’.
Free apps are all the rage for tablet and smartphone users. But we’ve all heard the stories of unfortunate parents stuck with enormous bills after their children have downloaded expensive paid-for content.
New research has found that almost 15m people in the UK aren’t ‘making any efforts to save for the future’, while 8m people have no savings at all. Is the ability to save becoming a luxury?
With airfares always on the up, it was an enormous relief to know that my 10 month old daughter would fly for free when we took her to the States this Christmas. But sadly, that was where the good news ended…
There’s nothing like buying Christmas presents to cause family fallouts. My latest is about the age you stop giving gifts to the youngens. Do you stop at 18-years-old? Or do you just keep on giving indefinitely?
According to a recent Halifax Home Insurance report, the black market trade in pushchairs is estimated to be worth £60 million. Would this make you invest in more security measures for your pushchair?
A report just published by Ribena found almost 50% of children prefer playing with a cardboard box rather than the toy it contains. Yet nearly a fifth of parents spent over £200 on gifts for their child last Christmas.
The stress and expense of buying school uniforms is the bane of many parents’ lives. So should schools be allowed to make it even harder by dictating where parents should shop?
A recent conversation with my two-year-old nephew has made me realise just how tech savvy children are. Is this interest nurturing a generation of children who are a step-ahead of parents on the technology front?