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A children’s maths task which uses pieces of fruit to add and subtract seems to be baffling parents and adults online. Mum Thighler Perry tweeted a picture of the brainteaser saying it was “driving Facebook crazy”. The task is to work out the missing value on the fourth sum, by finding the values of an […]

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There are times when you can’t find a babysitter, or perhaps you think any place for you is good enough for your kid.  But this Reddit thread proves that some places are just no-go’s for a day out. May we suggest the soft play area next time?  1. A Brewery “There’s a roped off kid prison […]

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A mother whose daughter is fighting brain cancer decided to show her support in the most touching way. Faith May Beckstead had surgery on Friday 22 July to remove a brain tumour pushing on her optic nerve. As part of the operation, she had to have part of the hair on her head shaved off. […]

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A girl who thought she’d pulled a fast one on her family by not jumping into the sea on holiday wasn’t as lucky as she thought. In a bid to avoid the water, she ran up to the edge with the rest of them and chucked her arms up pretending to jump. But while the […]

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A mum and dad decided to recreate an adorable family photo with their sextuplets, six years on. Rozonno and Mia McGhee posed for a photoshoot with their six children – Elijah, Issac, Josiah, Madison, Olivia and Rozonno Jr – not long after they were born in 2010.  The adorable newborns laid peacefully on their dad’s back, arms, […]

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It seems the UK weather often doesn’t get the memo about the school summer holidays.  There’s nothing more depressing than a washout picnic or trip to the park, so you might want to plan some activities that aren’t dependent on an optimistic weather forecast. We’ve rounded up nine sure-fire ways to keep the kids entertained without […]

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The heartwarming moment an eight-year-old took his first steps after major surgery has been caught on camera.  Giovanni Algarin, eight, from Pennsylvannia, US, suffers from genetic disorder Schwartz–Jampel syndrome (SJS) and recently had hip-reconstruction surgery.  His condition means he has a rare form of dwarfism, which causes his muscles to become tight and stiff. After hip surgery, Giovanni’s […]

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A dad decided to document his son’s first ever rollercoaster ride and captured the moment the boy went from loving it, to refusing to go on it ever again. The duo, who were at a theme park in Oklahoma, US, both looked like they were having the time of their lives when the rollercoaster started. […]

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With the kids off school and time off work, the Easter holidays give families a chance to spend time together. For some families, though, it seems to bring about some seriously embarrassing photos involving bonnets galore. We’ve found some of the best snaps from Awkward Family Photos and just to warn you, they involve a lot of […]

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A five-year-old photographed the “raw and emotive” moment his mum sat in the shower cradling his poorly baby sister. Kelli Bannister, 30, from Perth, uploaded the photo to her Facebook account on Tuesday 19 April calling the moment one of the “worst parts of motherhood”. She said she was physically and mentally exhausted as her daughter, […]

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