Childhood Memories

A Trip Down Memory Lane

Kamontip Evans | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Kamontip Evans

The new academic year will soon be upon us. Some parents will see their child head off for university. You may look at this as freedom-at-last: your child will be leaving home, allowing you to do what you have longed to do all these years. Some of you will fear the empty nest syndrome. And for others, possibly most, a mixture of both.

Why That School Trip Can Change your Child's Life Forever

Jo Heywood | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Parents
Jo Heywood

If you grew up in the 1970s and 1980s like I did, that first school trip may have been a day out at the zoo. Close your eyes and remember just how exhilarating it was to see wild animals in the flesh - to watch them, hear them and even to smell them.

Insurance for Your Child's Future

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Parents
Jacqueline Koay

A few days ago whilst we were driving along the backroads of Phuket we saw these three boys in front of us. The oldest one who was riding the bike did not seem a day older than eleven, swigging Coke from a can whilst confidently navigating the roads like a seasoned rider.

Elusive Father's Love - From My Program: Adult Lives Crippled by Childhood

Olga Levancuka | Posted 01.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olga Levancuka

"I don't think my dad ever loved me." This is the statement I hear my clients repeating time after time. It's irrelevant who says it, men or women, although it is more common coming from women, given that an unhealthy relationship with their dad, i.e. 'Key Male Figure', tends to reflect in their relationships

Welcome to the Cinema of Childhood

Mark Cousins | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Cousins

Beyond the fantasy child, the everywhere child, and the policed image of children, we are living in a golden age of films about children, and haven't quite noticed. Movie directors in Iran, Japan, the UK, Holland and elsewhere are releasing masterpieces about childhood. Why is this golden age happening, and why does it matter?

PICTURES: Much Loved Toys - And Their Stories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.11.2013 | UK Comedy

Award-winning Dublin-based portrait photographer Mark Nixon created one of the internet's loveliest photo series - and now it's been turned into a boo...

How Harry Nilsson's Troubled Childhood Inspired Great Songs

Alyn Shipton | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Alyn Shipton

Right through his life, Nilsson went on pouring his life and experiences into his lyrics, and there are few artists whose life can be traced, song by song, album by album, as graphically as his. His split from his second wife, his experiences of drugs and alcohol, and his final, fulfilled family life with his third wife Una...

Women Over 60 Give Advice to Their 18-Year-Old Selves

Margaret Manning | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Margaret Manning

I recently reached out to our Sixty and Me community and asked them, "If you could travel back in time and give one piece of advice to your 18 year old self, what would it be?"...

30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1980s Britain

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 12.10.2013 | UK Comedy

In May, we brought you 30 Great Things About Growing Up In 1970s Britain. So we thought it only right that we move it along a decade, and indulge ours...

Delving Into my Fondest Food Memories - What are Yours?

Maunika Gowardhan | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Maunika Gowardhan

I can say I always loved food but looking back gives me a view of how each of those memories of cooking, eating and watching my mother cook has left a mark in my day to day life.