Children

  • Unmarried women without children are happiest, says an expert.
    Life

    Unmarried and child-free? You’re actually the happiest person in the world

  • Life

    “This is why I’m never having kids”

  • Assortment of male lego heads
    Life

    This 4-year-old was not happy with the lack of women in her Lego magazine

Latest Stories

Secret Life of 4 and 5 Year Olds
Life

Secret Life of Five Year Olds: The incredible life lessons we learned

From single-shaming and feminism, to love in times of grief.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

Why it doesn’t matter if you haven’t achieved all your goals by 30

It’s high time we kicked FOMOMG to the curb.

Posted by
Sarah Biddlecombe
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Doctor Who costume
Life

Jodie Whittaker’s Doctor Who has been transformed into a limited-edition Barbie

Forget the usual hairbrush: this Barbie comes equipped with her very own sonic screwdriver

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Kayleigh Dray
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Long Reads

What greetings cards tell us about society’s narrow view of women

We deserve more than just pink cards featuring cupcakes, shopping bags and prosecco

Posted by
Olivia Gagan
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Moya Crockett
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Why this 12-year-old feminist Girl Scout is our new hero

When Julianne Speyer encountered everyday sexism, she refused to take it lying down.

People

What we need to remember when talking about celebrity divorces

Gossip may be irresistible, but it can be damaging, too

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Sandra Bullock in profile
People

Sandra Bullock has a message for everyone talking about her “adopted” children

We’re not crying, you’re crying

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This is how Shared Parental Leave creates better dads

One man shares how it impacted his experience as a parent

In association with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave Campaign
Life

“It’s assumed traditional maternity leave is what you do”

One mum reveals her experience of Shared Parental Leave

In partnership with
The Government's Shared Parental Leave Campaign
People

Paloma Faith perfectly explains why she's keeping her child's gender a secret

"I have no problem if my child grows up not feeling an affinity with the gender they were born with"

Posted by
Emily Reynolds
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Rex Features
Life

Mindy Kaling has just given birth to her first child

And it's a girl!

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Grace Allen
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Megan Murray
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Mila Kunis just explained why she won’t be having any more children

The actor is known for her frank attitude towards motherhood

Life

How mothers in Malawi completely transformed the fight against HIV

Inspirational "mother buddies" are slashing the odds of babies contracting the virus

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Jasmine Andersson
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People

Why Chrissy Teigen’s IVF baby announcement is so refreshing

She and John Legend will be using IVF for a second child in the “coming months”

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Susan Devaney
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People

You have to read this mother’s viral list of ‘don’ts’ for her daughter

“Don’t say ‘yes’ to be polite. Say ‘no’ because it’s your life.”

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Fashion Week

Meet the new generation of celebrity children taking over Fashion Week

These fresh faces are set to outshine their famous parents

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Anna Brech
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Life

Wonder Woman is inspiring some adorable responses from kindergartners

“When I grow up I want to speak hundreds of languages like Diana”

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Moya Crockett
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Life

25 life-giving photos of little girls dressed as Wonder Woman

Now try and tell us that representation doesn’t matter

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Moya Crockett
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Stylist
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Why volunteering in the NHS changed my life

And how it could transform yours, too

Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan exposes the dangers of parental point scoring

“Enough of this parent worship”

Posted by
Lucy Mangan
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