Jamie Oliver Reveals The Biggest Problem Parents Face When Feeding Their Children

Jamie Oliver believes parents need to stop feeling guilty about the food they cook for their children. The dad-of-four was quizzed by parents on the topic of healthy eating as part of a Facebook Live with The Huffington Post UK to launch our Thriving Families project. “I think guilt is an association that is really common and normal…

Mark Zuckerberg Celebrates Birth Of Daughter By Pledging To Give 99 Percent Of His Wealth To Charity

Mark Zuckerberg welcomed his first child into the world on Tuesday with a post on Facebook pledging to give 99 percent of his enormous wealth to charity. The wife of the Facebook founder, Priscilla Chan, gave birth to a daughter, Max, prompting the aspirational post on the social network. Zuckerberg and Chan posted the note…

Davina McCall On How Workplaces Are Letting Down Parents And Her Plan To Campaign For Crèches

Davina McCall believes there is one major issue standing between many mothers and their dream careers: a lack of workplace childcare. “At some point in my life I will start campaigning for crèches in the workplace,” she told The Huffington Post UK. “I literally cannot work if I don’t think my kids are happy and I…

The Worst Of Times, The Best Of Times

Often the most miserable experiences become the best tales; the stories that can bind a family together with giggles and ‘remember whens’. Children especially love hearing stories of their worst behaviour when they were younger (and their parents’ accompanying embarrassment). Below we share some families’ hilarious worst stories. There are a few common themes –…

Term-Time Holiday Fines Top £4m As ITV Reveals More Than 60,000 Fines Have Been Issued

Parents across England were fined more than £4 million for taking their children on term-time holidays last year. Local authorities issued a total of 68,438 fines for unauthorised absences from school for family holidays between 1 September 2015 and 31 July 2016, according to Freedom of Information Act responses sent to ITV’s ‘Tonight’ programme. The high number…

Why Children With Dyslexia And Reluctant Readers Are Inspired By Liz Pichon’s Unique Books

Parents of children with dyslexia or reluctant readers will know only too well the struggle they face getting their kids excited about books. But one mum managed to stumble upon a solution, almost by accident. Mum-of-three Liz Pichon, 52, has recently published her 10th book in the ‘Tom Gates’ series, which follows the relatable adventures…

Babies Named Romeo And Juliet Are Born Within Hours Of Each Other At The Same Hospital, Because… Destiny

Two mums who gave birth in adjoining hospital rooms within hours of each other, unintentionally choose the most romantic matching baby names. The new mothers had never met before and both had chosen their baby’s name earlier in their pregnancy, yet by coincidence they both picked the name of one of Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers. Morgan…

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