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The 20 most stressful things about being a parent

The average mum and dad spend almost two hours a day feeling stressed

05 September 2016

The average mum and dad spend almost two hours a day feeling stressed - here's why

Dad delivers baby after being turned away from hospital

Lauren, Lila, baby Ayla and Michael

01 September 2016

A busy Kent hospital and an extended journey to the next left a dad delivering his baby at home after his wife's rapid labour.

Putting the 'bad' in motherhood

Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Kathryn Hahn star in Bad Moms

30 August 2016

As new film Bad Moms is released, we reveal some real-life bad mum moments and ask what mothers miss most after they become parents

Campaign to encourage more mums to try breastfeeding

Stacey Herbert and Caleb with Sarah Stevens and Duke

15 August 2016

Medway mums are encouraging more mums to breastfeed in a new video being released next month

Why is it mum who takes all the holiday snaps?

Mums are taking an average of 24 photos a day of their family while on a break

08 August 2016

Mums missing precious holiday moments because they’re stuck behind the camera

Are you missing a hedgehog?

Staff have appealed to find the owner. Pic from Cineworld Ashford Facebook page

04 August 2016

Staff at a Kent cinema have launched an appeal to reunite a hedgehog with its owner.

Summer holiday savings

The summer holidays leave parents even more out of pocket than Christmas.

31 July 2016

As research shows how expensive raising children can be - particularly at this time of year - here's our tips for saving cash over the next few weeks.

'It’s scary really, this is how kids get swapped at birth'

Mum Zara with dad Simon and daughter Amelia. Picture: Paul Amos

28 July 2016

This is what happened when blundering hospital staff registered a family's new-born baby to the wrong mum

Has my maternal instinct started to kick back in?

Charlie with Noah

01 July 2016

After 16 months with gorgeous son Noah, blogger Charlie O'Brien shares her thoughts on having a second child...

Parents: are you 'oversharing' on Facebook?

It's not easy to predict how your social media comments will affect others

27 June 2016

Some 93% of parents think social media encourages them to ‘overshare’ about the kids. Our parenting expert gives tips on how to be a sensitive sharer.

Hey, shady lady: This season's best sunglasses

Linda Farrow 457 Round Sunglasses, available from lindafarrow.com

27 June 2016

They're a summer essential but which shape of sunnies should you be sporting now? We round up the season's most on-trend buys.

Kent mum's amazing weight loss

Delpha pictured before her weight loss.

24 June 2016

A 43-year-old woman has told how a crash diet helped her lose almost 10 stone - almost half her body weight

How to kit out the kids this summer

Left, colour block bikini set (an online exclusive) and yellow laser cut bikini. Both £14 at River Island.

24 June 2016

Brighten up the children's wardrobe with our pick of the coolest, cutest clothes from the big High Street stores

Willoughby's maternal wiles

Holly's major breakthrough as a household name came when she was chosen to co-present Dancing on Ice, with Phillip Schofield

22 June 2016

Holly Willoughby, a former Celebrity Mum Of The Year, offers tips on everything from feeding and sleeping, to how mums should look after themselves

Your chance to choose deserving winners

Charlotte Hawkins and Jason Bunning, lettings director for Arun Estates, presenting award to Jake Kinnear

16 June 2016

Nominate a deserving youngster to join our hall of fame in the Ward Children’s Awards...

Nine grooming gifts for Father's Day

Father's Day is this Sunday

13 June 2016

Just in time for this weekend's Father's Day, we round up the best grooming gifts to treat your daddy dearest.

Celebration of outstanding successes

Charlotte Hawkins and Lee Crane, regional managing director for Ward & Partners, presenting award to Chase Hunter-Matthews and mum, Nikki Hunter-Pike

03 June 2016

In 2003 the first Ward Children’s Awards were launched – now the event to salute the brave and inspirational across the county is bigger than ever

VIDEO: Dad and son's Sinatra sing-a-long goes viral

Matt and his son Archie, six, sing along to Frank Sinatra.

31 May 2016

Footage of a father and his six-year-old son singing along to Frank Sinatra has attracted tens of thousands of views.

Celebrate courageous and inspiring youngsters

Big smiles from the winners of the first-ever Ward Children’s Awards in 2003

25 May 2016

In 2003 the first Ward Children’s Awards were launched – now 14 years later an event to salute the brave and inspirational across the county is bigger

'I wanted a water birth - baby had other ideas!'

Sasha Tadman gave birth in petrol station, Picture: Ruth Cuerden

24 May 2016

Mum Sasha Tadman had planned a calm, relaxed, water birth for the arrival of her second child...but baby Clementine had other ideas!

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