Category: Parent Voices

Mum Hopes To ‘Normalise Extended Breastfeeding’ Through Unretouched Photos Of Mothers

A mum-of-two is hoping to normalise extended breastfeeding through a photo series capturing mothers nursing their toddlers. Natalie McCain, from the US, said the more...

Dad Of Seven-Year-Old ‘Tiny Taylor Swift’ Impersonator Says She Is Not ‘Sexualised’ After Criticism From Piers Morgan

The dad of a seven-year-old girl whose Taylor Swift impression made her an internet sensation, has hit back at critics who said her performance was “sexualised”....

Mum Photographs Five-Year-Old As Inspiring Feminist Heroes To Prove She Can Be Whoever She Wants To Be

A mum and her five-year-old daughter created an inspiring photo project honouring feminist heroes throughout history. Jessica Solarcyzk, 37, a photographer from...

Fostering and Adoption Week: Retired Couple, Aged 76 And 84, Has Fostered 46 Children In The Past 30 Years

A couple aged 76 and 84 who have been fostering children for the past 30 years said they will carry on doing it for as long as they can.  Ken, 84, and Viv, 76, were...

Mums Strip Off To Fight Body-Shaming In The ‘Humans Uncensored Project’

A mum who photographed herself naked in a stand against body-shaming, has inspired other mothers to strip down to their underwear to help bring up their children to be...

Healthy Eating For Kids: What Counts As Five-A-Day?

Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin C and potassium. They’re also an excellent source of dietary fibre, which...

Rebekah Vardy Shares Photos Before And After Giving Birth, Reminds Mums ‘Imperfection Is Beautiful’

Rebekah Vardy has shared photos of her body during and post-pregnancy to remind other mothers “perfection does not exist”. The 34-year-old, who gave birth to her...

Mum Who Spends More Than £1,500 On 350 Christmas Presents For Her Kids Hits Back At Her Critics

A mum who is well known for the mountain of presents she buys her kids at Christmas each year has hit back at her critics. Emma Tapping, 36, from the Isle of Man, spent...

12 Of Our Happiest Christmas Memories

We asked parents to share their best memories of Christmas and the festive holidays, as children and with their own kids. From one-off spectaculars to Christmas...

How Two Grieving Mums ‘Automatically Had A Connection’ Thanks To This Heart-Shaped Necklace

Two grieving mothers were brought together by a heart-shaped necklace, even though they were “complete strangers”. One of the mums, named PJ-Darl Rivera...