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A dad who has a stutter did not let that stop him reading a whole bedtime story to his daughter until she fell asleep. Lance Lambert, 29, from Texas, US, said he has always been self-conscious about his speech impediment and finds answering his phone a struggle. But reading stories to his six-year-old daughter Avery […]

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As parents, we are responsible for teaching children how to navigate the world and helping them understand how things work.  But sometimes our mini-Einsteins don’t need our help, as they come up with their own logic to explain what is going on around them. Sometimes surprisingly insightful, but more often just totally baffling, people on […]

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Whether to wear an engagement ring to a job interview has become a topic of heated discussion. And yes, it is still 2016. This is all thanks to recruiter and career counselor Bruce Hurwitz, who posted some reductive and unsolicited advice for job-hunting women on LinkedIn on 12 August. According to Hurwitz, wearing an engagement ring […]

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A dad who was reluctant to get a family dog drew up a “contract” laying out the rules everyone would need to abide by if he bought the pet.  Reddit user rjohnstone13 demanded all family members read the 13 rules and signed on the dotted line before he would consider going ahead. Standouts from the list include: dad […]

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When Kendal Divarco won a modelling competition she was invited to take part in a photoshoot in Green Valley resort in Las Vegas. Little did she know that her parents would soon be staying in the same hotel for a work convention. The coincidence gave her cheeky dad an idea. In a series of hilarious images, Kendal’s […]

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For any child, holding their newborn brother or sister for the first time is likely to be a nerve-wracking moment and this little boy certainly wasn’t prepared for the emotion he would feel. But rather than being overwhelmed by brotherly love or nerves, it was his baby brother’s cry that proved to be too much […]

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Returning to school is inevitably the beginning of head lice season for kids, but parents are now being warned about “super lice”. This “mutated breed” of lice, that were first flagged up as a potential concern in the UK in June 2016, are proving to be much harder to treat. Speaking to the Sunday People on […]

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Asda has been accused of not “understanding and accepting” mental health problems in children due to slogan on one of their kids’ Christmas jumpers. The supermarket stocks a snowman jumper with the slogan: “I’m having a meltdown” written on the front. Mum Jennifer Dunstan argues this is offensive to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) […]

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The question of how often to wash your hair is one that’s known to plague more women than men (seriously, we have hair washing schedules in place) – but that was before the dawn of the man bun. Thanks to a rise in popularity of longer men’s hairstyles, more and more men are pondering the […]

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A group of mums have discussed whether or not the “baking powder test” to determine the gender of a baby really works. The topic was posted on Facebook group ‘Mums Advice’, with a description claiming that urine added to baking powder will fizz if a woman is expecting a boy, but have no reaction if she […]

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