UK Lifestyle

Waking Up

Ruby Wax | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

If I see an American Bald Eagle or my kids' kids doing a school play, I want to be able to tear my mind away from the velcro of mundanity (where it usually lurks) and pull focus to the only thing worth watching on earth at that moment. Even my cat Socks can focus.

10 Tips To A Stress-Free Start To School

Parentdish UK | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Those lazy mornings lolling around in pyjamas are over. If your children haven't seen 7am for the past six weeks, you're all in for a shock.But gettin...

Back To School Essentials: School Shoes

Parentdish UK | Liat Hughes Joshi | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Most children wear the same school shoes every weekday during term-time - that's up to 35 hours a week. Getting the right pair is vital, not least to ...

Why I Dread Buying Children's Shoes

Parentdish UK | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Recently a friend tweeted with that particular mixture of triumph and exhaustion brought on by shoe buying for children: 'Got school shoes and trainer...

The A - Z Of Back To School

Parentdish UK | Laura Kemp | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Parents

Here's our tongue-in-cheek guide to going back to school - the good, the bad, and the why-did-you-have-to-remind-mes. Enjoy! A is for Arguing.A...

Serena Williams Shows 'Built Like A Man' Trolls What Femininity Really Is

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's no denying Serena Williams is a bad-ass. But when it comes to dealing with sexism in the sport that she's dominated for years, she's badder st...

Colour Me Mindful: The Benefits of Colouring Books as a Calming Tool

Anastasia Catris | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Anastasia Catris

Through colouring in you can focus your mind on one small task at a time, whether that is shading an area, or losing yourself in the finer details. While this is by no means a cure for stress or anxiety, it can definitely be another weapon to add to your arsenal, calming and centring your mind.

Female UFC Champion, Ronda Rousey, Reckons She Could Beat Floyd Mayweather In A Fight

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Female UFC champion Ronda Rousey has proven she's badass once again, after saying she'd beat Floyd Mayweather in a "no rules" fight. Rousey has pre...

Love Kylie Jenner's Look? Here's How To Care For Bleach Blonde Hair

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Style

Kylie Jenner caused something of a sensation on her 18th birthday when she stepped out with waist-length platinum hair, almost erasing the memories/me...

Feasting on Enid Blyton: 'The Children of Cherry Tree Farm' with Apple and Cheese Pie

Helen Redfern | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Redfern

As a child I adored Enid Blyton books. By that I mean I was absolutely infatuated with them. They would captivate me, fire my imagination and would be responsible for much tiredness in the morning as I lay, at night under the duvet, utterly absorbed.

And We'll Keep Running, Running and Running

Lisa Regan | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Running was never my main sport- it was just something you did to get you from A to B. I didn't actually start running until 2007-2008 and when I did start; I really did have to teach myself how to run. Perhaps in retrospect joining a running club might have been a good idea here.

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.

Bad News For Parents With Children Starting Secondary School

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Parents of children going into Year 7 this September will spend more money getting their kids kitted up for the new school term, than other parents, a...

Parents Put Baby To Sleep With iPhone Swipe

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

How easy would it be if you could put your baby to sleep just like you unlock your iPhone: With one simple swipe? For the parents in the video abov...

You Can Take Off These Knickers Without Getting Undressed

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Style

A new design innovation has got our knickers in a twist. We have gone our whole lives thinking there was just one way to put on a pair of pants, bu...

We Tried The New Christian Louboutin Photo Filter App With Terrifying Results

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Style

Do you hear that? That's the sound of Christian Louboutin's entire marketing team quietly weeping at the brand's ill-advised attempt to join the ranks...

Bic's Latest Advert Really Takes The Sexist Biscuit

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The chain of command at Bic South Africa was well and truly asleep over the weekend as this mind-blowing ad was somehow given the OK... That's ...

This Mum Had The Most Amazing Response To Anti-Gay Graffiti Ever

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

When her home was vandalised with homophobic graffiti, mum Erin Kennedy DeLong knew she had to fight back. Her 17-year-old daughter, Miranda, had a...

7 Reasons British Nightclubs Are Closing, According To You

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

On Monday it was revealed that close to half of the nation's nightclubs have closed since 2005 - and from the outpouring of reaction on social media, ...

Andy Murray Discusses Whether He'll Put Tennis Before His Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray is not concerned about the impact the birth of his first child will have on his career. Speaking before the R...

This Is Why Lyle's Golden Syrup Have A Dead Lion Being Eaten By Bees On Their Tins

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lyle's Golden Syrup is a staple of kitchen cupboards up and down these fair British Isles but there's one thing you may not have noticed about it. ...

Tom Fletcher And Buzz Perform Justin Bieber Duet (It's Their Best One Yet)

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Tom Fletcher's son Buzz might only be 18 months old, but his second duet with his McBusted singer dad proves he's a talented toddler. The father-so...

Proof Victoria's Secret Models Have The Most Stunning Weddings

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Style

This is Kate Grigorieva, one of Victoria's Secret's newest Angels... This Russian beauty is an accomplished ballroom dancer—we know she'll ki...

Mum's Pride As Son With Down's Syndrome Hits Catwalk

Caters News Agency | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

A mother was overjoyed as she watched her six-year-old son, who has Down's syndrome, walk the catwalk for the first time, as she says he is breaking s...

Online Advert Offers To Sell Baby Boy For Adoption For £15,000

SWNS | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK Parents

Police have launched an investigation after a baby boy was offered up for adoption for £15,000 in an online advert. The post was listed on a class...