Daughters

4-Year-Old Will Not Accept Being Told She Can't Have A Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Parents

A four-year-old refused to back down when her dad told her she could "never" have a boyfriend. John Tierney, from South Lanarkshire in Scotland, filme...

Face Swap Between Dad And Daughter Shows Uncanny Family Resemblance

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A father has told of how he never really thought his daughter looked that much like him... Until they swapped faces. The photograph below shows the ma...

Katie Price Reveals Peter Andre's View On Ear Piercing

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Parents

Katie Price has revealed her ex-husband Peter Andre's stance on whether or not Princess should get her ears pierced. The mum-of-five, who came unde...

Katie Price Defends Decision To Pierce Bunny's Ears

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.02.2016 | UK Parents

Katie Price has addressed criticism surrounding her 18-month-old daughter having her ears pierced. The mum-of-five, who faced a backlash on socia...

Katie Price's Decision To Pierce Bunny's Ears Divides Opinion

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 01.02.2016 | UK Parents

Katie Price has sparked a heated online debate after sharing photos of her 17-month-old daughter Bunny with her ears pierced. The photos quickly ga...

Single Dad With Aspergers Writes Poignant Account Of Fatherhood

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.01.2016 | UK Parents

A single dad with Aspergers has given people "goosebumps" by sharing his moving account of becoming a father. The dad, who hasn't been named, expla...

I Bet Emmeline Pankhurst Was a Pain in the A*se as a Child (And the Truth About Having a Strong-Willed Daughter) ...

Jodie Hardwick | Posted 21.01.2016 | UK Parents
Jodie Hardwick

I imagine a young Emmeline Pankhurst's Mum despaired over her tiny daughter's strong-willed determination at everything. I wonder if some days she wondered if she could handle another debate over the simplest of things. I wonder if there were days when she considered trying to get Emmeline to just being so opinionated.

Rare Condition Means Sisters, Aged 9 And 14, Often Get Mistaken For Babies

PA Real Life | Amy Packham | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Parents

A mother has spoken about why her nine and 14-year-old daughters are not much bigger than babies. Gwen Hartley's daughters, Lola and Claire, have a...

My Lesson as a Parent to 'Let it Be'

Julia Burness | Posted 14.12.2015 | UK Parents
Julia Burness

Now I worried even more about what the other parents were thinking - I was now the backdrop to their photographs and video footage. I looked at all the girls sweetly holding their skirts galloping across the room - it was Phoebe's turn next. I held my breath, hoping - she stood there wailing.

Chris Hemsworth Reveals One Of The Happiest Moments With Daughter India

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Parents

Chris Hemsworth has spoken out about one of his happiest 'dad' moments and it's probably the cutest thing we've ever heard him say. The 32-year-old...

Johnny Depp Speaks About 'Darkest Period' Of His Life When Lily-Rose Was In Hospital

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.11.2015 | UK Parents

Johnny Depp has spoken out about the emotional time his daughter was admitted to Great Ormond Street hospital in 2007. The actor said his daughter ...

Why Does It Take Heartbreak for Us to Fully Appreciate Our Loved Ones?

Amy Packham | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Packham

She went through periods of sense-making, trying to ignore what was going on. She pondered small unrelated details such as the extortionate train fare. But I knew at that moment all she really cared about, all she really wanted was to be with her mum and it was heartbreaking to hear.

Why My Daughter Is My Idol

Emma Porcelli | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Porcelli

I know people say girls are hard work in their teenage years so I am going to enjoy these years with my 'idol'. I know children can drive us insane, but when you look at the person you now are, you realise they are worth it.

I Hope You Know I Love You

Emma Conway | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Conway

I more than anything wish I was always there at your beck and call. Reading when you wanted me to. And not washing up. Always willing to watch Peppa with you. And not tidying up Lego. Saying "OK!" to every chocolate bar and every time you begged to stay up late?

10 Photos That Capture The Intimate Bond Between Mums, Daughters And Sisters

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.08.2015 | UK Parents

A photographer has captured the beautiful bond between female family members in a series of shots she's called "daughters". Samantha Conlon said he...

Mother Of Student Who Died After Taking Diet Pills Speaks Out

PA | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK Parents

The mother of a student who died after taking toxic "diet pills" has called for a clampdown on websites selling potentially deadly drugs. Speaking ...

Things I'd Tell My Daughter (If I Had One)

Lisa Edwards | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Edwards

I'm childfree-by-choice, but as my life fills with young female friends, I find myself thinking about what I want to pass on to them - in a wise-woman way. If I'd had a daughter when I was thirty, she would be eighteen now. So these are the things I'd like to say to her, and weirdly, lots of them are things my mother said to me...

A Letter to My Eight Year Old Daughter

Victoria Leith | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents
Victoria Leith

Sometimes I want the best for you so much I forget about the present time. I think about the future and forget that you are standing there, right in front of me, wanting me to play and laugh and chat and watch you dance.

Seven Things I Want My Seven Year Old Daughter to Know

Cheryl Rickman | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Parents
Cheryl Rickman

As a young girl there's plenty about the world that I don't want her to know about yet (as my scrambling for the remote to switch away from inappropriate TV reveals). Equally though, there's some wisdom and guidance she should know now, over half-way (wait, what?) through her pre-teen childhood. So here it is.

21 Ways You Know Your Kids Are Drama Queens

Suzanne Peters | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Parents
Suzanne Peters

There is one subject that my kids need to do no work for, no preparation, no homework - and they are still world experts. That subject is drama. Not in school, but in life. Are your kids the same? Here's my checklist...

Top Tips on Keeping It in the Family When It Comes to Business

Lady Terry Robinson | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK
Lady Terry Robinson

The mother daughter relationship is a complex one but like any other, when the chemistry is right, it can make for a great partnership. We might be divided by the Atlantic Ocean (I'm in LA and Kate is in London) but we have some clear rules of engagement that make for a powerful dynamic.

Motherhood - The Biggest Sacrifice

A. Dassu | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
A. Dassu

The moment I found out I was expecting my first child, my life changed forever. Nothing was going to be the same ever again. It couldn't be taken back and even if the pregnancy hadn't gone through, I still would have remained changed. This much I knew.

A Father of Girls - And That's Fine By Me!

Joe Ellis-Gage | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Ellis-Gage

This is something I have heard many times before. When people hear I have two girls they say something along the lines of "Oh, would you like to try for a boy?" or "Thats a shame, it would have been nice to have one of each." I have no idea why people say this.

The Best Mum in the World - Really?

Judy Reith | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Judy Reith

You would think I had asked them to tell the person next to them how often they have sex. Speaking up about your parenting ability is just not something parents find easy. Had I asked them to talk about what they get wrong as a parent, they would never shut up.

A Letter to My 18 Month Old on Women's Day

Zubin Madon | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK
Zubin Madon

Do not shackle yourself to gender centric paradigms of a hypocritical society; do not scuttle your dreams for ascendancy of your "natural role" (for want of a better euphemism) as a mother or a wife.