Jasmine Stephens

Jasmine Stephens

Jasmine is TLE's family editor. A writer, and mum of three young children, Jasmine has a degree in French and Italian from the University of Leeds and spent over ten years working in language services.

The London Economic

Children in Charge in Social Media Generation

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Parents may rule the roost at home, but children in modern families most definitely lay down the law when it comes to social media, according to new research. The study of 1,000 teenagers by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment found young people will go to great...

The London Economic

Parents Endure 576 Toe-Curling Moments During School Years

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  New research has revealed parents will endure a massive 576 toe-curling moments during their child's school years, with inappropriate comments, repeating swear words and commenting on their parents' size among the most frequent embarrassing moments. A survey of 2,000 parents by George at Asda revealed...

TLE

Public Health Scandal over Children’s Shoes

By Jasmine Stephens, Family Editor Millions of children's feet are being damaged by ill-fitting shoes according to barefoot shoes pioneer Vivobarefoot. Supported by medical professionals and parents, the shoe brand is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of conventional footwear design on a child's natural foot development....

The London Economic

Ten Weird Food Combinations Brits Actually Enjoy

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Cheese and strawberry jam sandwiches, cold baked beans in a salad and tuna with salt & vinegar crisps form part of the top ten weird food combinations Brits actually enjoy eating. A new poll of 2,000 UK adults found more than one in ten Brits like...

The London Economic

The Great British ‘Where’s Wally?’ Hunt

By Nathan Lee, TLE Correspondent  Virgin Trains has launched a nationwide “Where’s Wally? Hunt” and is challenging families to find the much-loved character while they are out and about during the school summer holidays. One hundred of the ‘Where’s Wally?’ replicas have been scattered across the country. Wally, who is known...

TLE

Kids’ Craft Ideas to Beat the Summer Holiday Blues

The summer holidays are here, and that can mean weeks of trying to meet cries of “I’m bored!” with inspired suggestions. But the best ideas don't have to be expensive, and don't take hours of preparation - all you really need is some felt, fabric, card and their imagination. We...

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