UK Babies

Losing Yourself in Motherhood

Helen Louise Moores | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Louise Moores

The reality of motherhood can be very lonely - something I never contemplated before I had my son. Your time is so limited when you're a parent that one of the first things to go is your social life and this ultimately makes the loneliness that much worse.

The No B***S*** Advice All New Mums Should Know

Olivia Siegl | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

One thing that was not lost amongst the milk hazed chaos was how at certain points during those first intrepid weeks, me and my post baby self could have done with a list of new mum home truths that cut through the inertia of new mum bullshit and instead brought me and my over active worries back down to reality.

This Baby Can Play Heavy Metal Drums Like A Bad-Ass

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Comedy

And by 'you', we do of course mean 'us'. Wyatt gets a little help from his dad, natch. Well, you can't be expected to get all the Pantera licks dow...

This Baby Just Got The Best First Birthday Card Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Comedy

And who can blame her? Musical birthday cards are, after all, simply wonderful things... if you've just turned one. And they're especially wonderfu...

Who Will Back Down First?! Husky And Baby Have A Ridiculously Cute Stand-Off

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Typical. You wait ages for one 'cute dog and baby' video, and then two come along at once. Earlier, we brought you this adorable pooch showing a ba...

This Bouncing Dog And Baby Are The Cutest Pairing You'll See Today

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Ally the baby is learning how to use her baby bouncer. Daykota the dog, meanwhile, loves shadows. And as a result, a) she's more interested in Ally...

How to Name a Baby

Robbie Knox | Posted 06.11.2014 | UK Comedy
Robbie Knox

There are few things in life that gives the average person more power than naming a baby. You get to choose what a human being is called forever (or until they turn 16 and can change it by deed poll).

This Two-Year-Old Wins Halloween

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Willow, she's two-years-old and has a better wardrobe than we'll ever have. If she wasn't so cute we'd be envious. Last October, Willow's mum ...

Why Mothers Should Be Selfish

Louisa Leontiades | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Leontiades

I am the luckiest person in the world. I have an adoring partner whom I love with all my heart and two beautiful children, no financial worries to speak of. And yet I am finally facing facts. It's scary and it's shameful. I am admitting in public that I don't like spending time with my children.

We Should ALL Eat Birthday Cake The Way This Baby Does

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.10.2014 | UK Comedy

This is why you should never give a birthday cake to a one-year-old. Or rather: why you should... if you want a hilarious, adorable scene to ensue....

Want Your Heart Melted? Watch This Baby Greeting Her Daddy When He Comes Home From Work

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Kaysi is now eight years old - so when this video was filmed in 2007, she was just a (very cute) baby. As you can see, she'd get pretty excited whe...

Postnatal Depression in Fathers - What are we Going to do About it?

Olivia Spencer | Posted 10.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Spencer

Postnatal depression affects fathers too. It's a fact, it's been researched, professionals working in mental health and in medicine agree that it exists, and I've spoken to many sufferers over the past year...but what are we going to do about it?

These Twin Babies Are Supposed To Be Asleep. But They've Got Other Ideas...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Andy Keher was just checking in on his twins Molly and Megan, who were supposed to be asleep. "I put the babies to bed and after about half an hour...

Motherhood - The Importance of Grabbing the Good Days by the Balls!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

For once the feed schedule you have tirelessly tried and beaten yourself up over when it failed, has started to stick giving your day some kind of shape. For once you feel like you have some control back. That your day is not just one long feeding session and that you have finally took a step towards some form of routine.

My Mother Breastfed Me for Three Years, and I Think It's Awesome, Here's Why

Henry Boles | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Henry Boles

My mum breastfed me until I was three. Think about what you were doing three years ago, and grasp how much time has elapsed since then. For that entire period, I sucked glorious milk out of my Mum's boobs. She has no shame in telling people this, and neither do I.

How to Get Your Baby to Sleep Through the Night (In Just TWO Years)

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

Establish a good bedtime routine. This is key to everything. Babies like to know exactly what to expect. So that they can do the exact opposite.

Preparing Breakfast Takes A Long Time When You Have Baby Twins

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK Comedy

Twins! They're double the cuteness, double the fun... ...and they make it doubly difficult when you're trying to get stuff out of the fridge. A...

Adorable Video Of These Dogs Babysitting Totally Makes Nannies Redundant

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Proving, like Beethoven and Nanny from Peter Pan, that they can do the job just as well as a spotty teenager, dogs clearly make great babysitters. ...

Post-Natal and Bipolar - Wearing Nappies in G-Strings

Kerry Hudson | Posted 16.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Hudson

Contrary to statistics that put me in the seventy percent chance of post-natal psychosis, I held my head firmly above water. It wasn't easy, at times the water stank, many times, in fact most of the time, but I wouldn't allow myself - now a mother - to go under.

How to Survive 'Two Under Two' When You Are a Princess

Emily-Jane Clark | Posted 13.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily-Jane Clark

"CAN EVERYONE JUST LEAVE ME ALONE SO I CAN GET DRESSED!" You shout. Loudly. Too loudly. The baby is now crying. You feel so guilty you given them two biscuits and read them a story in your top and underwear.

Will and Kate: This Is What Two Under Two Looks Like

Kiran Chug | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Chug

There were a couple of weeks of jealousy. Tantrums, playing up, behaviour we had not seen before. And all we could do was love him and love her and make sure they both knew that we would go to the ends of the earth for them.

How To Prepare Your First Born For The Arrival Of A Sibling

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting their second baby, but while Kate may know what to expect when it comes to pregnancy this time around,...

Six Things Nobody Tells You About Giving Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many women count giving birth to their children as their biggest achievement in life, but as every mum knows, labour is far from a walk in park. Wh...

I'm having a Love Affair and it was my Husband who suggested it!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 01.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I am aware that the majority (probably all) of you will be feeling desperately sorry for my poor husband. Wondering what kind of manipulation and brain washing a wife must have to do in order for him to suggest such a thing. However, please let me put an end to any sympathy you may have by revealing that he is at it aswell and usually more often and for longer periods of time.

Feeling like a Shit Mum? Welcome to the World of Mummy Guilt!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

We spend nine months trying to live like organic angels verging on born again virgins, doing everything we can to grow a healthy little human. Buying into every miracle cream, vitamin and birthing class and book going. What keeps us committed through all the dry parties, the charcoaled steaks and inedible non runny eggs?