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City lights or country delights?

From the bustling streets of Manhattan to a field in the Oxfordshire countryside – mum of four, Lucy Cavendish,...

Five ways to boost concentration

Dr Claire Halsey, parenting expert and child psychologist, shares her tips for helping children improve their...

Alice in Wonderland: Easter courses

This April, your child could be tumbling down the rabbit-hole into the world of Wonderland on one of our full day...

Best Easter family films

The Easter holidays may herald the arrival of spring, but they also mark a fertile time in the world of film. From...

Interview: Michael Morpurgo

Acclaimed children’s writer, Michael Morpurgo, talks to Shine about how he became an author, his animal...

Independence Day

Are we molly-coddling and restricting our children too much? Tim Lott explores why letting go is so...

Recipe: Fearne Cotton

One of our best-loved television and radio presenters, Fearne is also a keen healthy baker and busy working mum. Her...

Healthy eating for children

Thanks to numerous initiatives, we all know what our children should be eating. But what if yours simply refuses?...

Meet Mermaid Rachel

Transforming into a Magical Mermaid, rescuing The Golden Coconut and singing songs with dozens of excited six year...

Amazing Grayson

Helen Sharpe and her six-year-old son, Grayson, share their experiences of Perform holiday courses. Grayson...

Bed, bath...and beyond

Dad of four, Harry Wallop, bemoans bedtime blues and wonders whether family TV viewing  is now an...
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