Birthday

Romeo Beckham Smothered With Kisses By 'Proud' Parents As He Becomes A Teen

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK Parents

David Beckham never shies away from posting family photo tributes on social media of late, and Romeo's birthday was no different. For their second-...

Level Baby: Complete (Sob)

Sarah Turner | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents
Sarah Turner

My baby is one in a couple of weeks and all of a sudden it just feels so milestoney. Much to my surprise I've gone all knobheadish and smushy about it. I feel like I want to sniff his hair and drink in his babyness before he starts lobbing lightsabers at my head and asking me to pull his finger.

Autocorrect Fail Puts 'Wee Blind Girl' on 21st Birthday Cake

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One mother recently discovered the major downside of autocorrect after receiving a handmade birthday cake for her 21-year-old daughter with a young, b...

The Joy of Turning a Sprint Into a Marathon

Mik Scarlet | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

I now look back on a life filled with adventure and excitement as living a series of sprints. What has changed for me is the absolute assurity that I would die young has gone. I now hit 50 years on this planet knowing that I have no idea how long I have ahead for the first time in my life.

This One-Year-Old Is Not Hiding His Feelings About His Birthday Outfit

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Parents

On your child's first birthday, it's easy to get carried away with the excitement of dressing them up in a new outfit for the occasion. This mum de...

The September Baby Advantage

Sophia Walker | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

As we quickly approach September, I'm looking forward to meeting the offspring of three of my friends. It may be a coincidence that they are all due at the same time, or it could be perfect planning on their behalf...

Why I Am Glad To Be Growing Another Year Older

Leigh Kendall | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Parents
Leigh Kendall

It's an irony of life that when as children we are eager to be older, to be an adult with responsibilities and to make our own decisions. Yet when we are an adult we wish we could liberate ourselves from those wished-for responsibilities, slow down the clock against ageing.

The Frozen Elsa Birthday Cake That Went Terribly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Parents

UPDATE: Since publishing this story, more details about the background of the cake have come to light. Read our updated story here. A cake is pret...

10 Horribly Awful Birthday Cakes You Can't Unsee

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Comedy

Everyone loves cake, but would you really be able to enjoy your birthday if your celebratory bake looked like a pile of sick? Probably not. Here...

Caroline Frost

Why Stephen Mangan Got Strangely Emotional As A Pregnant Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.06.2015 | UK Entertainment

Stephen Mangan reveals he got far more emotional than he anticipated, when he filmed his role as a pregnant man for one-off drama ‘Birthday’, whic...

The One With Middle Age and Michael Ball

Georgy Jamieson | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Entertainment
Georgy Jamieson

Apparently 60 is the new 40 and because we are living longer, healthier lives we all have to redefine our ideas on what middle age is. If you take th...

On Turning 21

Charlotte Ballantyne | Posted 28.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Charlotte Ballantyne

Getting older is also really funny, because when I was a teenager I liked the feeling of being one, of being a youth. Yet now that I'm a little older, I'd never want to go back to being that age.

Have a Fantastic Festive Season!

Mik Scarlet | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

I am not gong to write a tale of woe, or of rights and equality, or even of positivity and justice. No, it's Christmas time, and so I just want to wish everyone out there in Huffington Land a wonderful festive season and here's to an amazing 2015!

30 Things That Are Completely Rubbish About Being 30

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People might tell you that turning 30 leads to great wisdom and self assurance, but, as Prince Harry is about to find out, what it really means is tha...

Shakespeare's Cities: The Best of Shakespeare's Story Settings

Adam Bown | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Bown

Start at Rialto Bridge to re-live heated conversations from The Merchant of Venice and experience the views this tourist trap offers over the city's canals. Take a trip to the area known as the 'Jewish Ghetto' and see one of the city's stunning synagogues, like the Levantine Synagogue, where Al Pacino prayed in the role of Shylock in the 2004 film.

The Use of Social Media in Celebrating an Autistic Child's Birthday

Jo Worgan | Posted 20.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

I know Tom is not yet 6 but he has only ever been invited to one birthday party and we have never held one for him. This may change as he gets older and I always feel guilty about this although it is irrational. We do celebrate in other ways though, last year we went to his favourite farm. I am not sure where we will go this year, maybe the farm again.

Birthday Getaways | Stylish Indulgence in NYC

Akeela Bhattay | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Akeela Bhattay

I had made up my mind, I would not allow my 30th birthday to transpire without an explosion of fun and indulgence. And so I embarked on my very first trip to New York City, for a birthday getaway of culture, fine dining and pampering.

WATCH: 105-Year-Old Woman Reveals The Secret To Long Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who has just celebrated her 105th birthday has revealed the secret to a long life: bacon. According to television network HLN, Pearl Cantre...

Twenty Things to Do While 20

Ellie Lewis | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Ellie Lewis

I thought this year, my first year spent being in my twenties, I should try some things I've always wanted to do but never got round to doing. I feel like I should do something with my life other than my university work or nurse a hangover over the weekend but, also, to borrow from the words of so many others, to try and make the most of being young.

Interview - The Vaccines at Jack Daniels Birthday 2012

Carly Wilford | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

With Jack Daniels celebrating its birthday with a monumental party at a cave in the heart of Yorkshire's rolling hills. I caught up with The Vaccines before they played their headline set.

Live Review - Jack Daniels Birthday 2012 - Are bands selling out to brands?

Carly Wilford | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Carly Wilford

When Jack Daniels celebrate a birthday, they know how to do it in style. Most people get a group of their mates, hit the local nightclubs and get plastered. This weekend, JD took birthday parties to a whole new level. Creating a musical heaven tucked away in 'The Devils Arse' up in Sheffield's Peak District, they turned a unusual tourist spot into a stunning live music backdrop.

Another Reason To Hate Your Birthday...

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New research suggest that we are more likely to die on our birthdays than any other day. According to the conclusions of a study published in the ...

Prince Philip Turns 91

PA | Posted 10.06.2012 | UK

The Duke of Edinburgh is expected to take it easy today as he celebrates his 91st birthday just a day after leaving hospital. Philip was discharged...

Media, Magic and Mayhem: Reflections on 30 Years of Watershed

Mark Cosgrove | Posted 06.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Mark Cosgrove

30 years ago today, on 7 June 1982, Britain's first media and communication centre opened its doors to the public. At a time when VHS was winning over betamax as the domestic recording technology du jour and "the web" was something spiders made, Bristol's Watershed "multi-media hub" as it was then known, was born.

Glitter, Parties and Magnificent Curtsies!

Zandra Rhodes | Posted 01.08.2012 | UK Style
Zandra Rhodes

On 23 May, HRH Queen Elizabeth, hosted a party to launch the Diamond Jubilee, intended to be "the most glittering arts event in the history of London" (this turned out to be an understatement), and I was part of the GLITTERATI!!!