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  • BBC Split Up In Care
    TV

    “Taking your siblings away takes your last bit of identity when you’re in the care system”

  • Mini Rodini kids socks and collar
    Fashion

    17 Christmas gift ideas for the children in your life

  • boy holding hands with two parents
    Life

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

Latest Stories

People

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

“Almost £20 million is being spent on Big Ben but it can’t be spent on some families and children who need it?”

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Lauren Geall
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Kelly Clarkson on divorce and family therapy.
Family and Friends

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

“I definitely want to do it right. Everyone’s sad and it’s okay to be sad.”

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Hollie Richardson
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CBBC same sex kiss complaints response.
Life

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

“I’m afraid we do not agree that it was inappropriate for the audience age…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Hollie Richardson
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“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.

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

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Lisa Smorsaki Editor
People

There is no right way to feel during this time

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

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Lisa Smosarski
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Fearne Cotton
Life

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

The Happy Place host shared a video on Instagram.

Posted by
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.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
Published
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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Susie Bearne
Published

“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.

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.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Published
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?

Posted by
Sally Howard
Published
A young woman looking in the mirror
Life

Science has revealed the surprise truth about “narcissistic” only children

New study probes our beliefs around selfish solo offspring

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
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".

Posted by
Christobel Hastings
Published
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."

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
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.

Posted by
Sarah Shaffi
Published
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Stylist Team
Published

“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

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...

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published