Category: Parent Voices

Mum Considers Changing Baby’s Name After Her Gran Highlights Link To Leukaemia

A mum has shared her baby name dilemma on the internet, after her gran brought up an unlikely connection. Mumsnet user Truntscump explained her three-week-old...

Mum Who Needed A Break From Kids Overwhelmed When Stranger Paid Nearly £150 For Her Shopping

A mum who was struggling with the pressures of parenthood, was overwhelmed when a stranger paid for her whole food shop. Danielle Vinson, from the US, explained she’d...

Free Things To Do With Your Kids In London And The UK This January

January may not seem the best time of the year for a day out entertaining the kids (short, cold days and we’re all feeling the pinch after Christmas) but there are...

8 Ways To Create Traditions Your Kids Will Cherish

Creating your own Christmas traditions is one of the joys of having your own family. Shared memories bind you together and when you can say “this is what we always do...

10 Of The Best Outdoor Skating Rinks For Beginners

For a festive treat, taking a spin on an outdoor ice rink is a magical experience for the whole family. Gone are the days when outdoor skating was something you only...

Mums Discuss What They Teach Their Daughters To Call Their Vagina, Including ‘Flaps’, ‘Minnie’ And ‘Froo’

Mums have been discussing what words they teach their daughters to use when referring to their vaginas – and the suggestions are diverse. Mumsnet...

Piers Morgan Slams Mum Who Demanded Friend Pay For Daughter’s Scuffed Boots, On ‘Good Morning Britain’

Piers Morgan criticised a mum on live TV for billing a parent £325 when her daughter came home from a friend’s house with scuffs on her boots. Sarah Louise Bryan, 28,...

The Worst Examples Of Bump-Shaming And How Mums Are Fighting Back

Body-shaming seems to be everywhere from strangers on the street to trolls online. And no one is exempt.  Despite going through one of the most physically challenging...

Mother Pukka Shares Honest Admission About The Moment She First Felt Like A Parent

A mother’s honest admission about the moment she first felt like a parent, has struck a chord with other mums and dads. Anna Whitehouse, founder of website Mother...

Dads Reveal Their ‘Your Mum Doesn’t Need To Know’ Moments On Reddit

Dads of Reddit have opened up to reveal the moments they’ve whispered to their kids: “Your mum doesn’t need to know about this”. Some of them involve the sneaky...