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January Jones Doesn’t Worry That Five-Year-Old Son Has No Dad Around, Because They Do ‘Sh*tty Things’

January Jones has opened up about being a single mum to her five-year-old son Xander.  The 38-year-old actress, who has never revealed the name of her son’s dad, said she isn’t worried that her son doesn’t have a father figure around. “He doesn’t have a male person saying ‘don’t cry’ or ‘you throw like a girl’,” Jones…

Canada Royal Tour 2016: 8 Reasons We Can’t Keep Our Eyes Off Prince George And Princess Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge might be the face of royal engagements during their 2016 Canada tour. But we can’t take our eyes off Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The adorable sibling duo landed with their parents in Victoria on 24 September to kickstart the royal visits. It’s Princess Charlotte’s first ever royal tour and…

Parents Urged To Protect Children Against Flu This Winter In ‘Largest Ever’ Flu Vaccination Drive

Parents are being urged to vaccinate their children against flu this winter in the “largest ever” flu vaccine drive.  Public Health England (PHE) states more than four million children are being offered the vaccine this year, which is 600,000 more than last year. The vaccine, a free nasal spray, is offered to two- to four-year-olds,…

Parents Warned About Risk Of ‘Alternative Therapies’ For Children After Four-Year-Old Is Hospitalised

Doctors have warned of the dangers of “alternative” therapies for children. The warning, published in the journal BMJ Case Reports, comes after a four-year-old boy with autism was admitted to A&E after taking holistic supplements. The boy had a range of symptoms, including vomiting, constipation, weight loss and loss of appetite. Doctors revealed he had…

Elf On The Shelf: Kids Are So Scared Of The Mischievous Creature That They Can’t Even Look At Him

If you’ve ever thought the phenomenon that is Elf on the Shelf is actually pretty creepy, rest assured you’re not the only one. A dad has shared a video of what happened when he unveiled the mischievous creature to his three kids.  Things went downhill very quickly.  YouTube Before the dad even opened the box,…

Kids’ Shows Like ‘Peppa Pig’ Are ‘Damaging’ Kids Claims Expert, But Not All Parents Agree

Kids’ shows such as ‘Peppa Pig’ are damaging children’s emotional development, a medical expert has claimed. Dr Karen Phillip, a counselling psychotherapist from Australia, said TV shows lead to children “not being able to use their imagination”.  Phillip was talking about children’s shows in general, but she referenced ‘Peppa Pig’ when discussing the harm to…

Children Can Be Identified As ‘Future Criminals’ Through Brain Tests Aged Three, Study Suggests

Tests can predict whether children as young as three will grow up to be criminals, claim a disproportionate amount of benefits or be obese, a 35-year study suggests. Scientists from King’s College London believe society could intervene to give these kids “better chances” after studying a group of more than 1,000 people until they were 38….

Should Teachers Be Able To Grade Parents? Debate Sparked By Greasley Beauvale Primary School Scheme

Mums and dads are debating whether schools should give parents grades based on how they support their children and their attendance at parents’ evenings and school plays. The discussion was sparked by news that Greasley Beauvale Primary School, in Nottinghamshire, is giving parents marks from A (for those who are actively involved) to D (for those…