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boy holding hands with two parents

How Covid-19 has stressed the importance of shared parental leave

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Jessica Carter
  • People

    Lessons we can learn from 2020, from the voices of the next generation

  • Kelly Clarkson on divorce and family therapy.
    Family & Friends

    Kelly Clarkson just shared the reality of family therapy after her divorce

  • CBBC same sex kiss complaints response.
    Life

    CBBC shares brilliant response to complaints over same-sex kiss scene

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Tiffany Haddish
People

Tiffany Haddish explains why racism has made her scared to have children

“I would hate to give birth to someone that looks like me, knowing that they’re going to be hunted or killed.”

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Lauren Geall
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Do I want to have children?
Opinion

“I didn’t want kids, but do I feel differently now the choice is slipping away?”

One writer questions how the pandemic is affecting her thoughts about having children in the future.

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Hollie Richardson
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Mindy Kaling daughter
People

Exclusive: Mindy Kaling joins the all-star cast reading James and the Giant Peach

The writer and actor brings Road Dahl’s beloved book to life

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Helen Bownass
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Angelina Jolie
People

Angelina Jolie calls out the hidden cost of child abuse that is being fuelled by lockdown

The actor and UN special envoy has highlighted the plight of vulnerable children during the coronavirus crisis.

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Anna Brech
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Lisa Smosarski
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There is no right way to feel during this time

Anxiety, emotions, home schooling and WFH, Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski shares her thoughts...

Fearne Cotton
Life

Fearne Cotton has an important message for step-families during isolation

The Happy Place host shared a video on Instagram.

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Hollie Richardson
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Stormzy
Books

Stormzy just taught kids about the most “gangster” thing they can do

And we could learn a thing or two.

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Hollie Richardson
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childfree women
Long Reads

“I’m not having children, but that doesn’t mean I don’t have a family”

The proportion of childfree women in the UK has doubled in a decade. Isn’t it about time we redefined what we mean by family?

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Kiran Sidhu
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infertility early menopause
Long Reads

“I found out I was infertile at 26. This is my story”

“At the time I just put it all down to stress and being a twenty-something trying to figure out life,” Stephanie Trussler recalls of her early symptoms.

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Susie Bearne
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Life

JK Rowling warns young people against volunteer tourism at orphanages abroad

80% of the eight million children currently living in orphanages worldwide actually have at least one living parent.

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Megan Murray
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tradwife 1950s family
Long Reads

‘I want to submit to my husband’: inside the UK’s tradwife movement

#Tradwives: A harmless social media trend, or a sinister attack on women's independence?

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Sally Howard
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Anna Brech
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Science has revealed the surprise truth about “narcissistic” only children

New study probes our beliefs around selfish solo offspring

Life

Barbie fans, these gender-neutral dolls are breaking stereotypes in the best way

The Barbie manufacturer Mattel has created an inclusive toy line "free of labels".

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Christobel Hastings
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Michelle Keegan has had enough of sexist questions
People

Michelle Keegan has had enough of being asked sexist questions

"I don't want to answer questions like that, it's personal."

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

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

Marriage benefits men, but not women.

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Sarah Shaffi
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Life

“This is why I’m never having kids”

From not feeling maternal to fear of climate catastrophe, four women explain their decision to remain child-free

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Stylist Team
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Assortment of male lego heads
Life

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

So she took matters firmly into her own hands...

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Lauren Geall
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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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Sarah Biddlecombe
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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.

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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