UK Lifestyle

Am I a Heartless Biatch?!

Olivia Siegl | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Siegl

I hate to admit it but as the second baby came along, delivering us with two Tiny Humans under Two, which, as grateful as we are for them, they have filled every corner of our lives, minds and pre occupations squashing me and thee to the other sides of our new universe, with no time to spare and no spare energy to spare for each other.

We Must Stop Calling Sick and Disabled People Unfit

Simon Stevens | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Simon Stevens

I believe that the term unfit is symbolic of the deep rooted prejudices towards sick and disabled people, creating a vague and imagined line between those society will fully accept, and those society will currently tolerate in the name of fairness and compassion.

Organising A Baby Shower!

Faye Jacobs | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Faye Jacobs

Baby showers might be a fairly recent trend in the UK, but there are so many online sites catering for this celebration that really make the day personal for the new 'mum to be'.

Apres Ski Relaxation

Ceri Tinley | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Ceri Tinley

With your body undergoing such strenuous movements for days on end it is important that you relax and condition these muscles. Luxury ski chalets come equipped with optimal wellness facilities to ensure you and your body are well cared for, and to help you recover from a hard day on the slopes.

Anatomy of a Mum

Dhanya Nair | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dhanya Nair

I am a young mum (29 is still young, right?) but these signs that motherhood has given me makes me feel old. I wonder almost every day why women have to bear the burden of perpetuating life on earth?

Making Fresh Ricotta-Without That Nasty Carrageenan

Layne Lieberman | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Commercially prepared ricotta cheese is available as whole milk, part-skim and fat-free. Unfortunately, most store-bought brands are laden with gums and stabilizers like carrageenan, which affect the fresh taste and naturally creamy texture. Many of the organic brands have also added carrageenan.

'Gang Rape' Dolce & Gabbana Advert Causes More Controversy

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Another day, another controversy surrounding Dolce & Gabbana. In the same week that designers Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce received criticism...

Ellen Wallwork

Natalia Kills May Have Stolen Her Look, But Who Hasn't?

HuffingtonPost.com | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Natalia Kills may have been sacked for being a bully on X-Factor New Zealand, but we can't help wonder about the criticism she's facing for her style....

What Do Your Social Media Posts Say About You?

Olga Levancuka | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech
Olga Levancuka

I can de-code what people are thinking, and how they will act in certain situations relatively easily, there are few things that one should be aware of when crafting yet another post on your timeline.

Dear Tourist - This Is What It's Really Like to Live in London

Shannon Colman | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Colman

I've been making notes of the times pleasant things have happened on the way to work, like the time I spoke to a stranger on the tube or witnessed a man offer to help a woman lift her buggy up the station stairs.

Powerful Campaign Shows What Mental Illness Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When stories concerning mental health enter the news, they're often accompanied by a picture of a person with their head in their hands. But Time T...

Amazing Facebook Campaign Reunites Mum With Long-Lost Adoptive Son

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman from Logroño, Spain, has been reunited with the boy she used to care for and tried to adopt thanks to the kindness of strangers. More than...

Dating Site For Married People Sued For 'Encouraging Cheating'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A French dating site which caters to married women looking to have affairs is being taken to court for allegedly breaching the country's civil law. ...

Are You Drinking Enough Water? Take Our Quick Quiz To Find Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ensuring you are drinking enough water is vitally important for your health, as water lubricates the joints and eyes, aids digestion, flushes out wast...

Subdural Haematoma or a Trip to 'Planet Zembar'

David Wilson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK
David Wilson

You don't have to be a racing driver, skier or cyclist to get subdural haematomas. It can occur after a minor head injury, especially among the elderly. I am about to turn 70 so I am now in the category of the Grey Panthers.

Did This 7-Week-Old Baby Girl Just Say 'I Love You' To Her Dad?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

It's very rare for a baby to start talking before they're six months old, but it seems one little girl just couldn't wait to tell her daddy how much s...

Mothers at Home Matter and the Politics of Mothering - When Maternal Care is Taboo and Politicians Have No Clue

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Vanessa Olorenshaw

No mainstream political party seeks to recognise or place value on the prospect of a parent at home, doing the work of childcare and supporting the family. We may only speak of childcare being productive and valuable if it is performed by strangers, for a fee, and under the guise of 'Early Years Education'.

Watch Two Kickass Indian Women #RapAgainstRape

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around 93 women are thought to be raped in India each day. But two women are aiming to challenge attitudes towards the crime in the country with a #Ra...

Mums Reveal The Weirdest Things They've Found In Teenagers' Bedrooms

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

After the penis beaker fiasco, we thought Mumsnet wouldn't get any weirder. But then all sorts of stuff happened. Now they've started chatting about a...

Gisele May Be Retiring But Don't Worry, This Isn't The Last You'll See Of Her

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Style

Gisele Bündchen is reportedly retiring from catwalk modelling and will take her last turn on the runway this April. The highest-paid model in liv...

Devoted Step-Mum Hopes To Find Work For Step-Son With Down's Syndrome

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A devoted step-mum has launched a Twitter campaign to find meaningful employment for her step-son Ben, who has Down's Syndrome. Ben, 26, is a train...

'Get Off My Lawn': Six-Year-Old's Idea Of Life At 100 Is Hilariously Insightful

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Parents

A six-year-old boy has proven he is far wiser than his years by penning an account of what life will be like when he's 100 - and it's hilariously insi...

Could Sprayable Sleep End Your Battle With Insomnia?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Having trouble sleeping? You're not the only one. A previous study revealed the majority of Brits find nodding off at night difficult, with women n...

Have a Grand Hotel Stay in York

Good Hotel Guide | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Good Hotel Guide

If you're after a trip away where you can enjoy beautiful surroundings in a city steeped in fascinating history - then head to York. The city offers every urban amenity possible but retains the feeling of being in a market town.

It Wasn't Me, It Was My Chimp

Katie Leach | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Leach

This model explains why you react a certain way in certain situations. It's not how you the human would behave, but the inner chimp or computer takes over and you carry out an action based on jumping to a conclusion rather than the human side of the brain that would look for facts.