The Future Needs Creative People - Fostering Creativity in My Son

Annie Vasconcelos | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Parents
Annie Vasconcelos

At university I heavily studied creativity and whether it can be taught or if it is a skill you are born with. I constantly look for creativity within my pupils of my Performing Arts business and I have a thirst for finding new ways to stimulate them in their creative journeys. But where does creativity fit in to my Motherhood? How to I foster that within my boy? How do I inspire him to be creative?

My 'Sound of Music' Parenting Type

Polly Walker | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Walker

What's your parenting type? Are you Grumpy Mum? Angel Dad? Touchy, Spirited or Textbook? Or are you - like me - 'Split Personality?' The Baby Whisperer, Gina Ford and Annabel Karmel were my gurus throughout the early weeks and months of our eldest daughter's life.

I Asked My Daughter What She Wants to Be When She Grows Up... Her Answer Surprised Me

A. Dassu | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
A. Dassu

Have you ever heard someone say that they want to be 'just' a mum or a dad when they are an adult? If they have, I wonder what the reaction was? We are always expected to have another role. Mothers are now expected to go to work, have a career, and play a role financially even if a partner supports them.

Why Was Tutankhamun Mummified With An Erect Penis?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Egypt's King Tutankhamun might have been embalmed in an unusual way – with his penis apparently mummified at a 90-degree angle, according to a new s...

Lord of the Mums

Steph Weller | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steph Weller

The yummy mummies are out in force and they're here to form a circle with their clique. They hang out where you want to take your child at every group, swimming club and play centre around. Crikey! I'm grateful to be working because if I was a stay-at-home mum my self-esteem just may hit an all-time low.

Grave Concerns: Who Owns a Corpse

Helen Gaskell | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK
Helen Gaskell

My mind has been much exercised recently after reading about a case which has come to light in Edinburgh. It involved a local council and the mummified corpses of an elderly couple. Following their deaths, in 1987 and 1994 respectively, their son had them embalmed in the hope that their family home might be turned into a mausoleum.

Celebrating Labour Day

Alice Wright | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alice Wright

It is our son's fourth birthday this week and we will have a great time, the day will be about him and celebrating his life. The day before it however, I like to celebrate myself and what happened on the day I struggled to give birth. I know I have only been through it the once but I bet others who have been through it many times can still recall each and every one?

Mummification, Fireworks And Freezing: Weird Ways To Go

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK

The mummification of a terminally ill man for a Channel 4 documentary might arguably stretch the boundaries of taste, but it's not the strangest optio...