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Mum Sets Up ‘Uniform Drop Box’ To Give Free School Uniform To Families Struggling With The Cost

  A mum is trying to ease the expense of the back to school period for families struggling to buy new uniforms for their kids. Charlene Paterson, 33, from Newcastle, was throwing out old school uniform that her kids didn’t need, but realised she could do something much better with their cast offs. “I decided that instead of throwing…

How A Toddler’s Wise Words Helped Mother Pukka Come To Terms With A Miscarriage

After miscarriage, solace can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places. When Anna Whitehouse, from London, was coping with the grief of losing a baby, she could have kicked herself for having told her toddler she was pregnant.  Little did the mum-of-one realise that her daughter Mae would help counsel her through the loss.  Mae displayed a three-year-old’s…

Inspirational Seven-Year-Old Born With No Hands Scoops First Place At National Handwriting Competition

A seven-year-old girl who was born with no hands has been hailed an inspiration after winning a national handwriting competition. Anaya Ellick, from Virginia, America, holds a pen by gripping it between her forearms and standing up to get the right angle. She took part in a National Handwriting Competition in Ohio called ‘Zaner-Bloser’. She…

Meet Courtney Adamo, The Mum Blogger Who Took Her Four Children On A Year-Long Gap Year

Parenting blogger Courtney Adamo broke the mould when she and her husband decided to take their four children on a gap year around the world. Pulling them out of school and throwing them into different cultures and climates, their new experiences have helped them thrive as individuals and as a family in ways that none…

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