Why Diversity In Dolls Matters For Girls And Boys: One Dear World’s Mission To Shake Up The Toy Market

A mum and dad who were frustrated by the lack of diversity among the dolls available for their son, have taken matters into their own hands and created a toy range. Winnie Mak and Rafael Tselikas live in London with their two-year-old son Alex. Mak is from Hong Kong and Tselikas is half-French half-Greek, they love…

Term-Time Holiday Ruling: Jon Platt Sets Up Company To Help Other Parents Get Refunds On Fines

Dad John Platt who won a High Court term-time holiday ruling after refusing to pay his £120 fine hopes to help hundreds of other parents claim their fines back. Platt, 44, from the Isle of Wight, has set up a company called School Fines Refunds Limited to recover money that has been “unlawfully fined”. He said parents have…

Giovanna Fletcher To Release Parenting Book ‘Happy Mum, Happy Baby’ Detailing Journey To Motherhood

Giovanna Fletcher revealed she is releasing her own parenting book to explore her “adventures of motherhood”. The 31-year-old mum to Buzz, two, and Buddy, eight months, shared a video capturing her first days and weeks of being a mum alongside the announcement.  Fletcher said she wants to encourage mums to be confident and focus on…

New Mum Shares ‘Distressing’ Video Of Five-Week-Old With Whooping Cough To Educate About Warning Signs

A mum has shared a heartbreaking video of her five-week-old daughter struggling to breathe, to educate parents about the symptoms of whooping cough. Sandra Tee, from Sydney, Australia, acknowledged the footage may be distressing to watch and urged others not to miss the early warning signs. The video shows Tee’s daughter Heidi choking and she stops…

Fashion Week Diversity Report Shows SS17 Shows Were Some Of The Most Diverse In ‘Recent History’

The Spring/Summer 2017 catwalks were some of the most racially diverse in history, according to The Fashion Spot. The bi-annual Diversity Report examined 299 runway shows and 8,832 model appearances from New York, London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks this September, and discovered more than 25.4% of the model castings were non-white. It’s a long…

Strenuous Exercise During Pregnancy ‘Unlikely’ To Prolong Labour Or Increase Risk Of Premature Birth

Women completing “strenuous” exercise during pregnancy is “unlikely” to prolong labour or increases chances of having a premature birth. The statement has come from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), published online in the ‘British Journal of Sports Medicine’. The committee has said the overall quality of the evidence is “not strong”, but “moderately good”.   PM…

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