Simple mistake on school run risking parents an £80 fine

Simple mistake on school run risking parents an £80 fine

More than a quarter of parents have said they leave their engine idling when they drive their child to and from school – potentially adding to the pollution problem – even though it breaks the rules. It comes as 62% of parents saying they are…

Bizarre 'virtual kidnapping' scam sees crooks con £1million from worried parents

Bizarre 'virtual kidnapping' scam sees crooks con £1million from worried parents

A criminal organisation has managed to extort more than £1.7million from panicked relatives in an elaborate “virtual kidnapping” scam that targets Chinese students studying in Australia. Police said the organisation is looking targeting students in Sydney with Chinese surnames and the fraudsters, who speak Mandarin,…

Mum who battled sepsis urges parents to take life-saving £35 test

Mum who battled sepsis urges parents to take life-saving £35 test

A mother who was battling deadly sepsis alongside her newborn baby has urged other expectant parents to take a £ 35 test that could save the lives of their little ones. Sarah Smith discovered that she was expecting twins in January 2017 – her first…

Parents build daughter incredible castle bunk bed from scratch – saving £600

Parents build daughter incredible castle bunk bed from scratch - saving £600

If your child is begging for an epic bed to shame all other beds, get inspired by these creative parents. Mary and Jim Garrett-Crabtree, who both work as nursing assistants in Tennessee, were inspired to give their daughter Izzy, two, a castle bed – but…

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