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How to be a Calm Parent - Body Language Expert Reveals All

Benjamin Bonetti | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Benjamin Bonetti

No matter what anyone says, the stresses involved with parenting are unlike any other stresses that exist. As a father of two, I know that despite the best parenting efforts, boiling point will be experienced with a number of situations no matter what you do to keep your emotions under control.

Improving the Lives of Thousands of Children Living in Assam

Sarah Roberts | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK
Sarah Roberts

I'm really pleased to announce a ground-breaking new partnership between Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) and UNICEF that will improve the lives of thousands of children and young people living in tea communities in Assam, and reduce their vulnerability to exploitation and trafficking.

The Lullaby Is Now in Space

Jo Worgan | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

Where on earth do I begin with this one? I really don't know, and I am not sure if what I will tell you will make any sense whatsoever, but I'll give it a try. It may make more sense to me if I write it all down.

It's Time to Make the Government's Child Poverty Strategy Count

Matthew Reed | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics
Matthew Reed

Child poverty is simply unacceptable and is damaging children's lives. Much more is needed to meet the government's commitment to end child poverty by 2020. By taking the actions we are calling for, the government would make a significant start towards achieving this goal and improving the lives of millions of children.

Letter to My 10-year-old Self

Lucy Karsten | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

Firstly, congratulations on making it this far, what with your little sister hurling a metal bin at your head when you mocked her dolls and your even littler brother spending most of his time crawling about at the bottom of stairs, meaning that you've tripped over him and smashed your head on the marble floor more often than advisable.

You Know You're An Adult When...

Danielle Lowe | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

As we grow up many of us dream of that day when we're all grown up. Hoping for a successful career, a huge house, loads of friends and everything being perfect like it always is in those films (at least, in the end). The reality is being an adult is tough. You know you're an adult when...

Our Tactile Sensory Suitcase From Cerebra

Jo Worgan | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Worgan

This week we received a tactile sensory suitcase from the charity, Cerebra. I have had the pleasure in using many of Cerebra's fantastic services over the past couple of years to help both myself and my young autistic son.

Flying Frankfurts and General Douchebaggery at Kids Parties

Bytestories | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Comedy
Bytestories

There's something wonderful about children's parties. Kids are remarkably social animals and I enjoy watching them interact. I like to try and work out the little cliques that develop and determine which kid is the glue-eating misfit who was only invited because his mother does yoga with the host.

LOOK: 'Reasons My Kid Is Crying' Book Makes For Good Contraception

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

In a week that saw us receive a brilliant book on dog shaming, we also got Reasons My Kid Is Crying - a spin-off book from the popular Tumblr by Greg ...

Kate McCann To Attend Libel Case In Portugal

PA | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

The mother of missing Madeleine McCann faces further agony today as she attends a Portuguese court for the start of the family's libel action against ...

A Refugee Child Who Has Touched My Heart

Sybella Wilkes | Posted 25.10.2013 | UK
Sybella Wilkes

For over two years, many of these children have had their lives interrupted and have often had to miss school for long periods of time. Many have escaped horrors no child should witness.... Despite all they have been through, these resilient children have inspired so many around them. These photos portray some of the many children who have touched the hearts of UNHCR staff.

'Traumatised' Family Agree To Destroy Rottweiler That Attacked Toddler

PA | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

The traumatised family of a toddler who was severely injured in a Rottweiler attack have agreed to have their pet destroyed. The two-year-old, from...

Adult And Child Found Dead At House

PA | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK

An adult and child have been found dead at a house, police said. Officers were called to the home in Church Street in Troedyrhiw, Merthyr Tydfil, a...

Woman And Child Saved Following River Plunge

Posted 27.01.2013 | UK

A woman and her two-year-old son were rescued from the River Thames, emergency crews said. The boy had fallen through open railings into the water ...

Jimmy Savile, Gary Glitter and Roman Polanski - Comparing Artists and Arses

John Fleming | Posted 31.12.2012 | Home
John Fleming

"Roman Polanski?" someone said to me yesterday afternoon. "Well, he's not as bad as Jimmy Savile, is he?" That is like a red rag to a bull. Was Jack...

Jimmy Savile, Sexism at the BBC and Rapes in 31 US States

John Fleming | Posted 23.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
John Fleming

Last night, a female friend and I watched (on BBC TV) the special Panorama investigation Jimmy Savile: What the BBC Knew - a programme not just about ...

10 Empowering Things I Have Learned Since Having a Baby

Alice Grist | Posted 14.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Grist

Before you have a baby everyone has a story to share or a warning to give. You take it all in, some of it you disregard convinced it will be different for you. Other stuff, no one tells you, and perhaps it's best that way.

WATCH: Retiring Footballer Substituted By 5-Year-Old Boy

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Sad news, everyone: Russian footballer Vadim Evseev is retiring from the game at the grand ol' age of 36. The good news is, he had one hell of a final...

Parents Spending 50 Hours A Month As Children's 'Taxi Service'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2012 | UK

Some parents are spending 50 hours a month driving their children to school and to social activities, according to a survey. A poll found acting as...

WATCH: Child Falls Asleep Mid-Ski

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Don't you hate it when you've just finished an exhausting ski run and you suddenly fall asleep? Bode here does. Big time. Caught on camera by his ...

WATCH: Stella The 4-Year-Old Dinosaur Expert

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 07.03.2012 | UK Comedy

Stella is, as one YouTube commenter points out, "all kinds of awesome". After all, could you point out three key faults with a toy triceratops at the ...

Manchester Police Launch Murder Inquiry After Finding Child's Body

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Police have launched a murder inquiry after the death of four-year-old girl. Officers were contacted by staff at Manchester Ro...