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Welcome To Parenthood

Tom McIlvenny-Cox | Posted 05.12.2016 | UK Parents
Tom McIlvenny-Cox

My two best friends are having a baby and I couldn't be more happy for them. I even cried when I saw the first signs of a bump. They are girls and we are boys but we are so similar, maybe that's why we get on so well.

9 Things Women Wish They Had Known Before Becoming A Mother

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Parents

The many ways in which becoming a mum changes your life cannot be overstated and knowing what to expect before your baby arrives definitely gives you ...

My Body Secret? An Eating Disorder

Vicki Moore | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Moore

The impact of words must never be underestimated. A mother's job is to love their child no matter what and show them unconditional love. This is why I will always put my son first. All it takes is one small world to plant a seed, and that turns into something deep rooted and ugly.

Confession; I Don't Like Being Pregnant

Lauren Derrett | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Parents
Lauren Derrett

This is not some weird attempt at a pregnancy announcement, it's a reflection of my pregnant self. I hated it. There I said it. I hated being given th...

Attention, Please Get Your Breasts Out for Inspection!

Michelle Tan | Posted 04.04.2016 | UK Parents
Michelle Tan

Inspired by Jamie's attempts at "unpacking" breastfeeding data and launching a much needed campaign to support women all around the world in the correct use of their mammary glands, a group of hard nosed Breastfeeding Militants have come together to form the "Breastfeeding Boobs Squad" (BBS).

Mother Furious After Tube Worker 'Refused To Help Carry Pushchair' At Station

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK

A mother has lashed out at "disgraceful" Transport for London staff after claiming she was refused help taking her pushchair down a flight of stairs. ...

Do I Look Invisible in This?

Sophia Walker | Posted 22.09.2016 | UK Parents
Sophia Walker

That's one person in a sea of thousands of promoters. And of course, it was for 'Mummy's gone a bit parental' a one-Mum-stand-up show. (Coincidently I went, she was great, funny and very tolerant of heckling from the youngest person in her audience - sorry about that)

I Had to Walk the Great Wall of China Before I Could Face My Mother's Death

Linzi Marks | Posted 21.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Linzi Marks

Looking back I realised that if I hadn't joined the challenge and stood there at that point in time, I might never have addressed all of the built-up pain and emotion that was eating away inside me. It gave me the safe space I needed to open up and really start healing.

Best Mum in the World

Martyn Sibley | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Martyn Sibley

Can you imagine when my parents found out I had Spinal Muscular Atrophy? Especially after hearing the bollocks that the doctors (and the media) say about the condition. Forget about me never playing football, I'd apparently be lucky to do anything. My parents must have been distraught!

It's International Women's Week, so Here's to Mothers - The Minions of the World

Vanessa Olorenshaw | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK
Vanessa Olorenshaw

So, where does that leave a mother who wishes to stay at home and raise her family? Between a party who loathes them, a party who patronises them and a party who ignores them.

Why Being a Mummy Really is the Best Job in the World

Jane Newman | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Newman

Every day is different, brings with it new challenges, as well as happy memories and laughter. Each child is very different, with their own little personalities. It's funny to see bits of myself and my husband in each of them.

Finished! Twelve Words That Change Their Meaning After Kids

Jess Paterson | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

Everything changes when you have children. You enter a whole new world with a whole new vocabulary. Baby-wearing, perineal massage, Bugaboo - yours is a new language. But parenthood also twists the words in your very mouth too.

The Accidental Cougar

Jess Paterson | Posted 07.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jess Paterson

It started innocuously enough. After an abs session at the gym, I happened to fall into conversation with the new fitness coach, Tom. He asked me about my exercise routine and goals, I said I wanted to drink wine and eat chocolate guilt-free.

Flexible Working: Let's Make It Mainstream

Jayne Morris | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jayne Morris

A recent study by Robert Half UK, revealed that nearly a third of UK HR directors cite 'inability to balance personal and professional commitments' as the primary reason for employee burnout. Could the new UK government legislation offering flexible working rights for all help make a difference?

Why God Matters and On Being an Orphan

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

God, that nebulous being without a face, has confused mankind forever. Either you are with him or against him. I recently took confession and the priest, locked behind a screen, ordered me to say to God that I was sorry for offending him.

'Digital Mother' Is The App-Connected Statue You Didn't Know You Needed

Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Tech

Among all the interesting gadgets coming out of CES 2014, one of the weirdest in form, if not function, is this digital statue, which watches over you...

Let the Truth Be Told

Steph Mann | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Mann

Sometimes I think that being a mum is brilliant. Sometimes being a lesbian is brilliant. Combine the two however and life can get a little complex... sometimes I can't answer questions thrown at me by my own kids.

Baby Boy Rescued From Spanish Drain

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK

UPDATE Saved: Baby Boy Dumped In Spanish Drain 'Because Mother Couldn't Pay For Abortion' (PICTURES) A baby boy has been rescued after being dumped...

Obese Mothers Could 'Program' Children To Become Fat Adults

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The likelihood of adults developing obesity and many other health problems might be determined in the womb, according to a report published today. ...

Mother Teresa on Trial

Daniel Scott Lintott | Posted 19.05.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Daniel Scott Lintott

Mother Teresa is a name synonymous with goodness, kindness and humility. Under scrutiny this image crumbles in the wake of someone who was surely a fraud who propagated the Catholic Church more than she did the relief of poverty.

WATCH: Deaf Woman Hears Son's Voice For First Time

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The above video may be nearly five minutes long but it is worth every second. Trust us. A heartwarming video of a deaf mother hearing her 6-year-ol...

Motherhood: It Gets You Coming and Going

Christina Robert | Posted 09.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Christina Robert

I got a phone call from my doctor recently, telling me that a recent blood test showed that I was 'post-menopausal'. I didn't quite know how to respond to this news. I didn't feel post-menopausal. My body seemed to be still following somewhat familiar rhythms.

WATCH: Mum and Daughter Shoplifting Team

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A video released by LiveLeak.com appears to show a Chinese women working with a very young partner in crime. According to Shanghaiist, the CCTV foo...

High Court Gives Go Ahead For Boy's Cancer Treatment

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.12.2012 | UK

Seven-year-old Neon Roberts can have radiotherapy treatment, following surgery on a brain tumour, against his mother Sally's wishes, a High Court judg...

In Which I Defeat both Waitrose and My Mother

Lucy Karsten | Posted 25.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

My Mother is reasonably annoying. She's a lawyer, purportedly, but since we've all grown up and left home she's just 'had so much extra time' (which, ...