Mums

The Kitchen Workout Parents Can Do To Boost 'Low Mood'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

A personal trainer who is mum to one-year-old twin boys has shared a video of a kitchen workout that boosted her low mood on a tough day. Anna Strode...

Mum Grateful For Stranger's Gesture When Toddler Suffered Seizure

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum was touched when a complete stranger helped her daughter when she had a seizure in public. Angi Burk Pietzak explained she was on the side of th...

Mum's Response When Son With Down's Syndrome Was Left Out Of Birthday Party

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum whose son with Down's syndrome was the only child in his class not to be invited to a birthday party has penned a powerful response on Facebook....

Holly Willoughby Hits Back At Former Lads Mag Editor Over Breastfeeding Debate

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby felt the need to defend breastfeeding mothers when a former lads magazine editor said women should "cover up" on 'This Morning'. Will...

Why It Is Important for My Son to See Me as a 'Fit Mum'

Alison Whitehouse | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents
Alison Whitehouse

A few days ago I overheard a dad tell his little boy "stop crying, you sound like a girl"; it got me thinking about how women are portrayed and, more specifically, what lessons am I teaching my son in my role as a "fit mum"? Here are the things I am striving to ALWAYS tell my son and any other child who knows me and my family:

Holly Willoughby On Why New Mums' Wellbeing Is A Priority

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby believes that while new mums are doing everything they can to look after their newborn, they also need to pay attention to their own ...

Breastfeeding Mum Asked To 'Cover Up' At Water Park

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

A breastfeeding mum was gobsmacked when she was asked by two women at a water park to "cover up" while nursing her son in 90-degree heat. Candace Garn...

Mum Of Stillborn Daughter In Tears At Gesture By Tesco Staff

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mother who gave birth to her stillborn daughter three weeks ago was moved to tears by the kind gesture of two Tesco workers. Tamzyn Rollinson, 29, f...

Mum's Post-Baby Body Selfies Encourage Others To 'Embrace Imperfections'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum who had three children in four years has posted body positive selfies of her stomach to encourage other mothers to "embrace their imperfections"...

This Video Of A Toddler's Tantrum Is Proof No One Has A Right To Judge

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Parents

A video of a toddler having a tantrum in a car park is proof no one should judge a parent for the way they discipline their children. In the video, Am...

Mum Shares Devastating Consequences Of Not Vaccinating Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mother is urging other parents to vaccinate their children against whooping cough to protect other kids, like her 10-week-old daughter. Annie Mae Br...

Mum Finds Unique Way To Make Packed Lunches Interesting

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Making packed lunches every morning is the bane of some parents' lives, but one mum has made it her mission to ensure her sons' lunches stand out. Je...

Graphic: Mum Breastfeeds Toddler After Breaking Leg In Accident

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: The footage in this video contains graphic images. The courageous moment a mother sat down on the floor to breastfeed her toddler af...

Women Need Better Support When Suffering With Morning Sickness, Says Report

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Parents

Women experiencing morning sickness during pregnancy need more support, the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has argued. With ...

This Home Birth Photo Reportedly Keeps Being Removed From Instagram

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

Warning: Some may find the image in this article graphic. A birth photographer is refusing to stop sharing one of her home birth photos, despite clai...

Mum Devastated Photo Of Son Who Died Reported As 'Offensive'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Parents

Update: the photo from this article has been removed and the comments have been turned off. A mother was devastated to learn that a photo of her son...

Bath Book Bed... Then a Glass of Wine and Bliss!

Gemma Malley | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents
Gemma Malley

It's 8pm. You've had a long day. You want to sit down, want to eat something, probably have a glass of wine, decompress a bit. And instead you're on your knees, begging, coaxing and pleading with your toddler to get into bed, to stay there, to close their eyes, to please.... PLEASE go to sleep...

Mum Claims Suncream Left Daughter's Legs Like They'd Been 'Sprayed With Acid'

SWNs | Amy Packham | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has claimed suntan lotion left her daughter's legs "looking like they'd been sprayed with acid". Louise Nickles, 28, from Devon, took nine year...

Mum Involves Daughters In Her Workout In The Most Incredible Way

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

After a day running around after a toddler, most parents can just about find a minute to take a shower, let alone make time for the gym. But one mum h...

Normality... Even When Cancer Intervened

Pete Wallroth | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents
Pete Wallroth

When Mair was diagnosed our world fell apart because of the uncertainty that this threw up. Having never heard of anyone being diagnosed with cancer in pregnancy before, let alone be treated for it, we were worried. Would it affect the baby? Could we even continue with the pregnancy?

Girl's Bullying Petition Reaches More Than 70,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition to raise awareness of a 13-year-old girl who is getting bullied at her school. Tayla Sekhmet, from Aust...

This Mum Gave Birth In A Car On Her Driveway

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

A new mum realised her baby was not prepared to wait when she gave birth in her car, sat on the driveway. The mum's sister - Imgur user BeckEiche - up...

Mum In Tears After Stranger 'Recognised Worth' Of Daughter With Down's Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum has shared a touching story of how a stranger left her in tears by "recognising the worth" of her daughter with Down's syndrome. Pam De Almeida,...

Mum Urges Women Not To Post Bump Selfies For Important Reason

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

A mum blogger is alerting other women about the dangers of sharing bump selfies online, after hers ended up on a "preggophilia" site. Meg Ireland, 25,...

Parents Should Be Given Lessons On How To Raise Kids, Expert Argues

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Parents

Parents should be given lessons by the government on how to raise their children, according to a public health expert. Professor John Ashton, the outg...