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Mum's Shock After Car Running Red Light Narrowly Misses Daughter

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Parents

The shocking moment a speeding car ran a red light and nearly hit a child crossing the road has been caught on CCTV. Katie Jennings and her two daught...

Mum 'Forced' To Throw Away 15 Litres Of Breast Milk At Airport

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has criticised Heathrow airport after staff "forced" her to throw nearly 15 litres of her breast milk away. Jessica Coakley Martinez said she fe...

It's Okay If You Aren't a 'Proper Runner'

Amy Dear | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Dear

The appeal of a Running Club is clear. Safety in numbers can be literal (attacks on lone runners are a sad reality) but it can also be a kind of solidarity. You're not the only one wondering how much of your underwear is visible through Lycra - there's two dozen just like you coming down the path.

Mum Responds To Stranger Who Told Her 'Breast Is Best' While She Bought Formula

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum who struggled for weeks trying to breastfeed has responded to a stranger who told her "breast is best" as she bought formula milk. Annie Fer...

Mum Recreates Kendall Jenner Calvins Ad To Show The Beauty Of Stretch Marks

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has recreated Kendall Jenner's Calvin Klein advert to show the beauty of her post-pregnancy stretch marks. Brenda DeRouen, 26, from Texas, strip...

The Reason For Coleen Rooney's Son's Cheesy Grin

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

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This Cirque Du Soleil Mum's Skills Are Jaw-Dropping

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A cirque du soleil artist managed to multi-task in the best way by practising her hand balancing skills while carrying her toddler on her back. And t...

Mum Bravely Shares Experience Of Prenatal Depression

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.04.2016 | UK Parents

A woman who was overjoyed to find out she was going to become a mum had no idea falling pregnant would trigger her depression. When Kimberley Thursfie...

Five-Year-Old Captures One Of The 'Worst Parts Of Motherhood'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK Parents

A five-year-old photographed the "raw and emotive" moment his mum sat in the shower cradling his poorly baby sister. Kelli Bannister, 30, from Perth, ...

Mum Of Baby Instagram Star Accused Of 'Sexualising' Daughter

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum who has transformed her baby into a fashionable Instagram star has denied claims she is "sexualising" her daughter. Amy McIndewar, 20, began po...

The Reason Why This 'Meanest Mum Ever' Chucked Away Her Kids' Ice Creams

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother's Facebook post calling herself the "meanest mum ever" for throwing her kids ice cream away has inspired a flurry of praise. Jaime Primak Sul...

This Toddler Literally Puked All Over Their Mum's Head

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Parents

The moment a toddler unexpectedly puked over their mum's head was unfortunately caught on camera... and it's not pretty. View post on imgur.com ...

The 'Heartbreaking' Breastfeeding Struggle Mums Rarely Talk About

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a photo of herself tandem breastfeeding her twin daughters alongside an honest account of the struggles she has faced. Elaina Bellis,...

Breastfeeding Photo Sparks 'Controversy' With Fire Deparment

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

A woman who breastfed her baby while wearing her husband's firefighter clothes has found her self at the centre of a "controversy". The mother's husba...

Frankie Bridge On How She Gets Rid Of 'Mum Guilt'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Parents

Frankie Bridge loves being a mum to her two boys, but there are certain things that have proved challenging since she gave birth last August. The 27-...

Giovanna Fletcher Details 'Intense' Birth Experience

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.04.2016 | UK Parents

Giovanna Fletcher has opened up about her "intense" labour with her youngest son, Buddy Bob. The 31-year-old author, who gave birth to her second chil...

'Saved By The Bell' Actress Would Rather Breastfeed On A Toilet Than In Public

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.04.2016 | UK Parents

Former 'Saved By The Bell' actress Tiffani Thiessen has admitted she'd rather sit on a toilet to breastfeed than publicly in a restaurant. Thiessen, w...

Mum Reassures Parents A Down's Syndrome Diagnosis Is Nothing To Fear

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother has shared a comforting message to parents-to-be two years after finding out her daughter had Down's syndrome. Cristy Proctor, 40, from Illi...

Finnish Baby Box Trend Is Coming To The UK

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.04.2016 | UK Parents

A Scandinavian baby trend, that involves expectant mothers being given a 'starter kit' baby box, is being piloted in the UK. In May 2016, Queen Charl...

Mum's Brave Warning About The Importance Of Whooping Cough Vaccination

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents

Cormit'If I could turn back time I would protect myself.' Cormit's baby has contracted Whooping Cough. Watch this clip to hear the first-time mum brav...

Mum's Unplanned Breastfeeding Shoot With Toddlers Is Beautiful

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Parents

A mother who chose to breastfeed her two toddlers while on a family photoshoot has opened up about why the moment was so poignant. Texas-based Chelsea...

Mum Bravely Lists Parenting Fails To Prove 'Accidents Happen'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mum is determined to prove parents need compassion, not blame, when accidents happen with their kids. Jennifer Campbell, who blogs at Mama Lion Str...

These Graphic Photos Show What A Placenta Really Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 31.03.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Readers may find these photos graphic. A birth photographer who believes the role of placentas is often overlooked has published a series o...

Some of My Past Died With Mum

Naomi Barrow | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

It is really weird knowing that if I lose a memory, and only Mum would have remembered it, it is now a nothing. It's a gap. I don't know where it went or what it turned into but it's not there anymore. It's been replaced by space and silence. For the rest of my life, that gap will always be a gap; there will never again be a piece of memory that perfectly fits.

Motherless Mother's Day

Naomi Barrow | Posted 04.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Naomi Barrow

Mother's Day is not the easiest days for those people without a mother. There are big signs in every shop shouting at you to buy things for your Mum, giving those of us without Mums daily reminders that we don't have someone to buy these things for.