As temperatures soar we discover 10 ways to keep your cool with kids in the heat.
We've scoured the UK to reveal the Top 22 places to take the kids this Summer across the UK. Wherever you are, you should find somewhere not too far to visit for a memorable family day out.
With the long light evenings and when temperatures rise, it can be really hard to get children to sleep in the summer months. Check out our guide for more peaceful nights.
It can be a terrible time for your little one if they fall out with their friends. How can you support them? Discover how to help children when they fall out with friends.
If you’re looking for new things to try with the kids this school holiday then you’ve come to the right place. Put down the gadgets and discover something new with our list of the Top 20 Family Experience Ideas.
Sitters understands that every family is different. No two families have the same set of identical needs. Here's some advice from our childcare experts on how to balance work and family life.
Bedtime routine is essential, yet children's sleep patterns can become erratic - sometimes seemingly out of the blue. We uncover the truth and the requirements on how much sleep kids really need.
Fed up of being stuck indoors? If you’re ready to get outside (whatever the weather) then here are our top 10 outdoor activities for kids this Easter.
Make this Easter even more memorable for your toddlers with an Easter egg hunt. This is our guide to making it fun and hassle-free.
Kids love to decorate and design their own Easter Eggs. Get inspired from some of the most creative and cool eggs that we could find. Have a fun and Happy Easter!
What are the benefits of pocket money? And how much to give? A decision all parents will face at one point, in-depth research on the benefits and negatives
Play time is vital to a child's development. We have selected the 15 best activities for children to help them learn through play.
Siblings can go from best buddies to arch enemies in the blink of an eye. Is sibling fighting just par for the course of parenting? Is there a way you can stop it?
Get your little ones in the kitchen and let them cook up a storm with these 15 fun and easy cooking recipes for kids.
Let your kids have fun and give the grandparents and aunties a keepsake or two by creating one of our Top 15 Christmas Card Ideas for Children.
Christmas is a time that allows kids to be creative, why not keep yourself and the kids entertained with our top 15 Christmas decorations to make.
It's that time of year when creativity flows and inspiration is everywhere. Nothing says Christmas like getting crafty with loved ones. We have 15 Christmas craft ideas for you and your kids.
If you've been inspired by The Great British Bake Off, why not have a go at making one of these amazing birthday cakes?! We've scoured the internet to reveal the Top 20 birthday cake recipes to make for children.
Many parents have never owned small pets before, or at least not since their own childhood, so what are the best small pets for kids?
Babysitting websites can provide a simple, stress-free solution to childcare challenges but understandably, many parents feel nervous about using a babysitting site for the first time.
For when you’re stuck indoors and looking for ways to entertain your children we have compiled a list of the best indoor games for kids.
Make this year’s Halloween the best ever yet with our list of everything you need for a frightfully good Hallows’ Eve that all the family can enjoy.
Dropping your kids off for their first day of primary school can be daunting, but don’t panic. We’ve created a list of top tips to help make the day easier.
At Sitters we’ve been on the children’s favourite film circuit a while, and here are the ones that we rate the Best 15 Animated Movies that both you and your children will enjoy, whatever their age or gender.
With 50 years' experience of reading magical bedtime stories to sleepy children, we've come to know which ones are the favourites. Here's a list of our top 10 bedtime stories to keep children happy.
Reading has the ability to ignite the imagination of a child of any age, whether spy, adventure, or comedy themed. We have compiled 15 fun books for boys and girls to read
When it comes to keeping a check on your little one's behaviour, nothing ticks the boxes like a reward chart. Rewards can be a very handy parenting tool, and here are a few ways to get the best out of them.
If you’re ready to take winter on, and get outside whatever the weather, then here are our top 15 winter activities for kids.
Whether it’s monsters under the bed, or the bogeyman at the window, small children have a propensity to have one major fear in common: the dark.
Halloween parties are a highlight for kids in the dreary Autumn term, however there are risks associated. Find out how to keep your kids safe with this guide.
Hosting a sleepover can be fun but exhausting! We have some hints, tips and ideas to ensure your kids pyjama party or sleepover goes with a bang.
Don't worry that great face painting is only for fine artists. With good-quality face paints, a few brushes and sponges, you too can create face paints to wow, inspire, and amuse.
Many of us turn to babysitters when we’re heading out for the evening, but savvy parents are increasingly using babysitting websites to give them extra flexibility at other times of day too.
As new parents you're likely finding yourself caught between the opposing camps of 'desperate to go out' and 'don't want to leave baby'. There's no right or wrong answer - but here's some wise advice.
Babysitting can be a great way to earn some extra income, but there are several important steps to consider before you become a babysitter.
Stuck on ideas for your son or daughter's next birthday cake? Allow your creativity to flow with these 15 amazing cake ideas for children that will certainly bring smiles to their faces.
The online world provides our children with a global playground, and opportunities for socialising and learning outside of their own local bubble - but how can you be sure that you’re keeping them safe on the internet?
Children at a wedding can be adorable yet unpredictable. Here's our guide to including young guests at a wedding and who to turn to in order to keep them happy.
During the long summer holidays, months of effort & learning risk being diminished due to children simply forgetting the knowledge they have built up. Here we discover ways to prevent 'Summer Slide'
Most accidents in childhood are preventable; here we discover what the risks are and what action should be taken.
Most parents will face this same worry, how to register for primary school. Follow our informative guidelines and put this fear to bed once and for all.
Keep your kids distracted guilt free. We’ve uncovered 15 of the best educational apps for kids and children. Incorporate learning in to their play routine today.
Would you know what to do if your child had a serious accident in or around the home? Find out about First Aid Courses for Parents here.
Parenting in the digital age is a game where the rules constantly change. How as a parent can you get it right when the goalposts are constantly changing?
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