Parenting

Top Tips for New Mums and Mums-to-Be

Top Tips for New Mums and Mums-to-BeJust in time for Mother's Day, we asked our Facebook fans - what are your top tips for new mums and mums-to-be? Read More

Mother's Day: Make, Bake and Buy

With Mother's Day fast approaching, we've got a few ideas to get you maximum brownie points! Treat your Mum this Mother's Day: Make, Bake and Buy:

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We love the crafty Merit badges lovely blogger Fritha made from the March issue of Mollie Makes - not only are they bang on trend, they're also super easy to make! All you need is a pencil, some 12 x 12" canvas fabric, an embroidery hoop, an embroidery needle and thread and you're ready to go! Read More

3 Cool Creatures to Craft Using Conkers

Love getting crafty with the kids? Child friendly DIYs can be hard to come by, but with a pinch of inspiration and a little help from Pinterest, you can make cool crafts for kids out of just about anything! We're focusing on Autumn craft using conkers - perfect for rainy weekends, or to stave off half term boredom! icreative conker snails Read More

Storytime Magazine | Children's Poetry Competition

Introducing Storytime magazine's Children's Poetry Competition! **update -  now closed**

Do you have a budding poet in the family? In celebration of its 2nd anniversary issue, Storytime magazine is inviting children aged 3 to 9 to write a 12 to 20-line poem about animals. The winning poem will be judged by brilliant children's poet Brian Moses and featured in the April 2017 issue with specially commissioned illustrations. What are you waiting for? Get scribbling!storytime poetry competition Read More

Back to School Tips

In preparation for your little (and not so little) members of the family heading back to school (or perhaps starting school for the first time), the magazine.co.uk team have offered their top Back to School tips for handling the transition from summer to September with ease.Back to School Read More

Top UK Mummy Bloggers 2016

As the summer holidays draw to a close, we're celebrating the best Mummy, parenting and family blogs of 2016. At magazine.co.uk, we're big fans of Mummy bloggers and are lucky to count a fair few in our blogger network. Here are the top UK mummy bloggers of 2016; the cream of the crop.

Our Top UK Mummy Bloggers

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The importance of story time

Chantelle from Mama Mummy Mum explains how valuable story time is for children, and how her recent subscription to Storytime magazine has fared in her household…

Issue 20 of Storytime magazine

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Why National Geographic Kids is perfect for children

Rebecca Smith from Futures explains why National Geographic Kids is perfect for inquisitive young minds... 

A baby polar bear on the cover of National Geographic Kids

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Review of Adventure Time magazine

Parent blogger Jenny Leonard of The Brick Castle tells us why Adventure Time magazine is fantastic fun for both youngsters and older readers…

Cover of Adventure Time magazine
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How to get your kids to bed on time

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Bed time can be the bane of parents’ lives. Dragging overstimulated kids up the stairs, kicking and screaming, knowing that simply putting them in bed is never going to get them to sleep.

But if done right, bedtime can be one of the most rewarding parts of being a parent. So what’s the secret? Should your routine be rigid or flexible? What’s the best way to cope with school holidays and what on earth can you do with teenagers? Read More

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