Gary Lineker Wants Homework To Be Banned Because Kids Get Stressed And ‘Don’t Want To Do It’

Gary Lineker thinks homework should be banned for kids. The 56-year-old ‘Match of the Day’ host, who is dad to George, 24, Harry, 22, Tobias, 20, and Angus, 18, thinks kids do enough studying during school hours. “Homework should be banned,” he told Sport magazine. “All it does is drive a massive wedge between parents…

Pampers Launches Smallest Ever Nappy And Donates Three Million Of Them To Premature Babies

Pampers has launched its smallest ever nappy designed specifically to meet the needs of premature babies. The Pampers Preemie Protection Size P3 is three sizes smaller than a regular newborn nappy and is suitable for babies weighing less than 1.8lb (800g). The nappy brand will be donating three million of its smallest nappies to UK…

Paediatric Nurse Flooded With Donations From Past Patients To Help Her Sick Husband

A paediatric nurse has received an influx of donations from the families of the children whose lives she helped save. Tracey Clohessey’s husband Peter has motor neurone disease, a rare health condition that progressively damages parts of the nervous system leading to muscle weakness. When her husband began to fall ill, the local community, who…

Mum-Of-Four Captures The Beauty Of Technology-Free Childhood In Tender Photo Series

A mother who wanted to replicate her technology-free childhood for her four children has documented their unusual upbringing in two touching photo series. Niki Boon, a photographer from New Zealand, describes her childhood as “barefoot ,wild and free”, and she has managed to recreate this for her children Kurt, 13, Rebecca, 12, Anton, nine, and Arwen, seven….

Parenting Hack: Why Carrying A Balloon In Your Pocket When Travelling With Kids Is A Genius Idea

The thought of travelling long journeys with kids may fill you with dread, but this parent’s hack using a simple balloon could be the answer to your prayers. Reddit user orchid_breeder shared the simple yet useful hack online, explaining that all parents should have balloons in their pocket when travelling. “Many times I have been saved travelling…

Gino D’Acampo Blames ‘Stupid Parents’ For Their Children’s Fussy Eating Habits On ‘This Morning’

Gino D’Acampo has blamed parents for their children’s fussy eating. Speaking to Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield on ‘This Morning’ on Tuesday 16 May, the celebrity chef said pickiness is down to “stupid parents”. “Parents don’t want to fight anymore, parents don’t want to say ‘No’ anymore,” D’Acampo said on the ITV show. “The easiest…

Term-Time Holiday Fines Top £4m As ITV Reveals More Than 60,000 Fines Have Been Issued

Parents across England were fined more than £4 million for taking their children on term-time holidays last year. Local authorities issued a total of 68,438 fines for unauthorised absences from school for family holidays between 1 September 2015 and 31 July 2016, according to Freedom of Information Act responses sent to ITV’s ‘Tonight’ programme. The high number…

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