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A couple with toddler twins ensured passengers on their flight wouldn’t be too disturbed thanks to their clever parenting hack. A passenger on the flight from Newark to Orlando said when boarding the flight, she noticed people consistently passing up two rows of seats half-way down the plane. “As I got closer, I found one row […]

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No parent looks forward to the time they have to peel their child’s dummy off them and break the news it’s never coming back. With both patience and determination, mums and dads are having to think outside the box to find ways to convince their kids to give up the dummy. We asked our HuffPost UK […]

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A personal trainer who is mum to one-year-old twin boys has shared a video of a kitchen workout that boosted her low mood on a tough day.  Anna Strode, 31, from Melbourne, Australia, said she did the routine after having one of those days where she wanted to “crawl up in a ball and cry”. […]

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A dad has comically documented the valuable lessons he learned taking his six-month-old son on holiday for the first time. Matt Coyne, 41, a blogger from Sheffield, shared a detailed account covering everything from flying with a baby to why sandy beaches are a bad idea. The hilarious post on Man Vs Baby has been shared […]

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A mum has collated photos that sum up life as a parent in Britain today, and it’s hilarious.  Lisa Williams, who runs parenting website TantrumXYZ, decided to bring Brits’ dry humour and expert manners to the forefront in the photo series.  “Us Brits get a bad press,” she told The Huffington Post UK. “Well ‘Au contraire,’ […]

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A mum has been praised for her honest Instagram post about how parenthood can take its toll, alongside a selfie of her post-baby body. Mel Watts, who blogs at The Modern Mumma, reflected on how life has been with her daughter “nine months out the womb”. She stressed that life as a parent can be […]

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  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 […]

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A dad decided to enlist the help of wild squirrels to help sort his daughter’s wobbly tooth out. Instead of the usual techniques of twisting it or giving the tooth a gentle tug, he thought it’d be much more entertaining to do it in a park.  His daughter looked really stoked about the situation. YouTube […]

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If you’re looking for a foolproof hack to make your baby giggle away without much effort, try this.  The dad held his son under the arms with his top lifted up and blew raspberries all over his bare belly. The result? Endless laughter. Storyful Suggest a correction

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At a time when visibility of LGBT people is at an all-time high, and the fight for equality is becoming more and more prevalent in our modern society, the way we view traditional families is also changing. Just as single-parent families have become the norm as the years have gone on, an increase in LGBT […]

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