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Mum Nails How To Respond To Kids’ Demands For Sugary Snacks

A mum faced with countless requests for sugary snacks from her kids responded in the best way. Instead of caving in and giving them cake, chocolate and ice creams, Rachaele Hambleton, from Devon, whipped up something slightly different. Bowls full of chopped fruit.  Hambleton, who blogs at Part-Time Working Mummy, wrote down the conversation she had with…

Mum Creates ‘Elf For Christmas’ Advent Tradition To Help Promote Good Behaviour During December

Parents will know only too well how excited children get over present-giving elves during the month of December. One mum was determined to make sure the tradition instilled care and kindness in her kids. Sarah Greenwell, 34, from Durham, who is mum to Holly, three, and Finley, two, came up with ‘Elf For Christmas’ while…

Single Mum’s Cancer Struggle Inspired Her To Launch Charity For Families In Need

When Nicola Dady was diagnosed with kidney cancer back in 2010, her two children were just three and seven years old. As a single mum, caring for them while undergoing gruelling cancer treatment was a logistical and emotional nightmare. Not only was Dady struggling on a person level, but her main concern was first and…

Mum Redefines What It Means To ‘Look Like A Mother’ In Photo Series After Feeling Like She Didn’t Fit In

A photographer has created a photo series featuring “non-stereotypical” mothers and their children to shine a light on the diversity of modern mums. Celia Sanchez, 32, from the US, became a mum when she was 23. Her experience of meeting other mums inspired her to create her powerful photo project ‘Devoted’.  “After becoming a mother I…

Holly Willoughby On Why New Mums Need To Make Their Wellbeing A Priority

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 wellbeing. The 35-year-old who is mum to Harry, seven, Belle, five, and 20-month-old Chester, shared her own experiences and views in her parenting guide ‘Truly Happy Baby… It Worked For…

Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

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