Birthdays

Student's Sweet Birthday Gifts To Grieving Friends Who've Both Lost A Parent Leaves Everyone In Tears

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Vanessa Mendoza and Norma Bates have both had a tough couple of years, having both lost one of their parents. In May 2015, Bates’ mum died from canc...

People Are Crying Over This Grandpa's Adorable Birthday Present For His Granddaughter

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Prepare to feel your heart melt because we may have just found the world’s sweetest grandpa. When a teenager named Lauren turned 16 recently her gr...

From Birth-Day To Birthday

Tina Medlock | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Parents
Tina Medlock

I on the other hand, wondered what the shitting hell had happened to me. My body had been violated, I was exhausted and all of a sudden I had to deal with this crying seven pound bundle of skin and hair. I wondered where my motherly instinct had pissed off to and why I had no idea as to what type of cry my baby was making.  Please tell me I am not the only one who could not decipher, hungry, tired, sick and bored cries?

Trying, And Failing, To Assimilate Into Mexican Birthday Culture

Cassie Pearse | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Parents
Cassie Pearse

So then they asked if we were taking our kids home early with us. We looked horrified and reminded them we were paying them to look after them. And then small one cried that she wanted to come home (ah ha, so you do understand Spanish you little beast!) so we took them with us, leaving a mountain of the detestable party bags rammed full of sweets.

19 Things I've Learned In 19 years

Molly Thompson | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Molly Thompson

1. No one else can experience things for you. You cant have a body double to come in and play you for all of the hard scenes. You have to experience everything yourself and it's a blessing and a curse. Appreciate feeling things, step outside and feel the sun on your skin and remember that no one else can feel exactly what you're feeling in this moment.

Grandma Inadvertently Sends Grandson Birthday Card With Rude Message

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A grandma has left the internet giggling after inadvertently sending her grandson a rude birthday card. Former rugby player Henry Fraser tweeted a pho...

Ten Reasons Why Being A MAGS Is Fabulous!

Rachel Sinanan | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Sinanan

Am I worried? Well, this year, not at all! I remember when I was turning 40, I went through a whole panic about how I thought my life was ending, that I would no longer be able to do all the things I wanted.

10 Terrible Things You Only Know If You Have A January Birthday

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 30.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

January is never going to win an award for best month of the year - cold, bankrupt and without even Christmas to distract us. But spare a thought for ...

Don't Expect A Thank-You Card From A New Parent

Lisa Williams | Posted 22.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Williams

They're tired, they're shell-shocked and they have a lot to learn and to remember. They will love that their new baby is being showered with presents, and use and treasure these lovely gifts. But do they always need to commit that praise and gratitude to paper?

Children With Christmas Birthdays: A Survival Guide

Isabelle Lee | Posted 13.12.2016 | UK Parents
Isabelle Lee

If you have children with a birthday around this already jam-packed time of year, then you know what I am talking about: a manic period of birthday AND Christmas shopping, birthday AND Christmas party preparations, birthday AND Christmas gift-wrapping, answering relatives' requests for birthday AND Christmas gift ideas.

Happy 70th Birthday, Dad!

Angela Singh | Posted 29.11.2016 | UK Parents
Angela Singh

Of course, every girl probably thinks they've got the coolest dad in the world, and they probably do. But, let's face it: Jaipaul Singh is definitely one of a kind. He's rocked out at a Guns N Roses concert, he's got a DSc (one of the highest degrees you can get) and he even taught me all about menstruation (thanks, dad).

25 Undeniable Signs You're 25

Rachel Moss | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

Earlier this month I turned 25 and since then friends, family and colleagues seem hell-bent on reminding me that I'm well and truly an adult. If they aren't asking me how it feels to be a "quarter of a century old" they're reminding me that I'm "halfway to 50".

Jamie and Jools Oliver Share Touching Messages For Buddy's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK Parents

Jamie Oliver and his wife Jools shared touching messages to their son Buddy on his sixth birthday. The celebrity couple, who welcomed their fifth chil...

Women Reveal The Worst Presents Men Have Ever Bought Them

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Women have been sharing the worst gifts they’ve ever received from men and the results are both hilarious and harrowing. The discussion took place ...

Kerry Katona Defends Tweeting Photo Her 15-Year-Old Daughter 'Hates'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.09.2016 | UK Parents

Kerry Katona felt the need to defend her decision to keep a photo of her daughter on social media, even though the 15-year-old wanted it taken down. T...

17 Of The Worst Gifts Ever Given

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Reddit users have shared the worst gifts they’ve ever received - and we don’t know whether to laugh or cry. From hotel shampoo sets to out-of-date...

This Embarrassed Walrus Is All Of Us On Our Birthday

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Picture this: it’s your birthday and you’re trying to keep things on the down-low. You get to 4pm and you think that maybe, just maybe, your colle...

Prince George's Third Birthday Photos Are Adorable

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.07.2016 | UK Parents

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released new photos of Prince George to mark his third birthday. The proud parents shared the photographs on th...

David And Victoria Beckham's Heartfelt Tributes For Harper's 5th Birthday

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Parents

David and Victoria Beckham both shared heartfelt tributes to their youngest daughter to celebrate her fifth birthday. Harper, who turned five on Sunda...

Three Best Friends Celebrate 100th Birthday Together In Style

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Three lifelong pals have come together to celebrate their 100th birthday in what was a rare and beautiful occasion. The three ladies, who were all bor...

Five Kids You'll Find at Every Children's Birthday Party

Gemma Capocci | Posted 12.06.2016 | UK Parents
Gemma Capocci

My daughter and I have been lucky enough to be invited to lots of her pals' parties over the years (no sarcasm intended), as well as having her own, and as a result I have come to identify five key characters that rock up to every do without fail. Which kid is your's?

Creative Cancer Project Celebrates Milestone Birthday

Jess Terry | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Jess Terry

A Yorkshire-based project which aims to allow cancer patients to share their experiences of illness in a creative and innovative way has been celebrating its 10th birthday in style, throwing a birthday party at the Leeds Royal Armouries earlier this year.

98-Year-Old Aims To Get 98 Facebook Likes For His Birthday, Ends Up With 22,000

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Leading up to his 98th birthday, all Alfred Birch wanted was to get 98 likes on a Facebook post. But his daughter and granddaughter didn't think he'd ...

Tom Fletcher Gushes Over Son Buzz As He Turns Two

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

Tom Fletcher gushed over his eldest son Buzz in a sweet Instagram post for the toddler's second birthday. The dad-of-two was determined to take a fath...

When You Should Celebrate Leap Year Birthdays (According To Parents)

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.02.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have a big decision to make about babies born on 29 February: What day should you celebrate their birthday on in non-leap years? With the d...