Childhood

Childhood, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

  • Samantha Morton
    Podcasts

    Why everyone’s talking about Samantha Morton’s incredible Desert Island Discs episode

  • SMTV Live reunion
    TV

    “Why this is the childhood TV reunion we all need to remind us of simpler times”

  • Life

    “A love letter to the Argos catalogues of my childhood”

Latest Stories

An illustration of a woman feeling anxious
Life

Feeling anxious? Here’s how connecting with your inner child could help

It’s all about showing yourself a bit of compassion.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Life

Monopoly has made this major change to its newest version – and it has huge consequences

Don’t tell us it’s just a game

Posted by
Moya Lothian-McLean
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Life

Why it’s still okay to have a cuddly toy – even as an adult

Over one third of adults admit they still share their bed with a childhood soft toy

Posted by
Anna Fielding
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Louis Theroux
People

Louis Theroux’s childhood love of Enid Blyton books is so relatable

Yes, we too wanted to go to boarding school.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
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Anna Brech
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Childhood friends reunite on Twitter, 15 years after they first met

A feel-good tale to brighten up your day

Books

Twitter thread explores how our favourite childhood books impact our personalities

Women are sharing the books they were most obsessed with as kids on social media, and it's magic.

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
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People

Muppets director finally reveals Miss Piggy’s troubling past

“There was tremendous tension”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

Your old Polly Pockets could now be worth a fortune

Good news for hoarders everywhere

Posted by
Sonya Barber
Published
Life

Tamagotchi are back to fulfil all of our 90s childhood dreams

For a limited-time only

Posted by
Susan Devaney
Published
People

8-year-old bug enthusiast defies bullies to co-author scientific paper

Sophia Spencer was mocked for her love of bugs – but she’s now a published expert

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Beauty

If you loved Polly Pocket then this nostalgic make-up is for you

Children of the 90s gather round…

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Susan Devaney
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Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan reveal gender neutral baby name

“We wish you a life of joy, love and the same hope you give us.”

Life

“Blue Peter's ratings are plummeting but I will always love it”

Remembering Tracy Island and loo-roll rockets

Posted by
Harriet Hall
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