Tearful Mum Defends Son With ADHD Who Is Often Called A ‘Bully’ And Asks People To ‘Give Him A Chance’

A mum has spoken out in defence of her son who is often called a “bully” at school. Sonia Buckley, from Victoria, Australia, explained her son Billy has ADHD, ODD (oppositional defiant disorder), intellectual learning disabilities and a severe behaviour disorder.  In a six minute video shared on Facebook, the mum said she needs people’s help…

Good Housekeeping Investigates Safety Of Children’s Halloween Costumes And Reveals Findings

The safety of children’s Halloween costumes is a key concern for parents, chiefly around flammability.  Recently, Mark Gardiner, a product safety expert with the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, told The Huffington Post UK they are “especially concerned” about Halloween costumes because many are poor quality and they are popular at a time of year when people tend to…

Why It’s Not True To Say Just 1% Of Dads Have Taken Up Shared Parental Leave

On the first anniversary of the launch of Shared Parental Leave (SPL), it has been widely reported that just 1% of dads have chosen to take it up. However this figure, taken from research compiled by My Family Care, which helps businesses introduce family friendly ways of working, and the Women’s Business Council, has been misreported. There were…

Mum Shares Relaxation Technique She Used To Calm Down Daughter After Post-School Outburst

A mum has shared the calming relaxation technique she used when her daughter had a post-school outburst. The mother, who is also a teacher and runs Facebook page ‘Relax Kids Tamworth’, explained the reason why kids may often be emotionally exhausted after school.  “It takes a great deal of energy, mental motivation, emotional containment and physical control…

New ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’ Series Includes A Guide To Grandparents And Pulling The Perfect Sickie

Last Christmas the ‘Ladybird Books For Grown-Ups’ left us all giggling with their humorous guides to dating, hipsters and mindfulness.  Now, everyone’s favourite pocket-sized guides are back with new adult-friendly themes.  This year’s batch includes a guide on being a grandparent, advice on pulling the perfect sickie and what you need to know about owning…

This ‘Sexy’ Men’s Underwear Will Give You Strange Feelings

Not sure what to give that special man in your life? Some wildly sexual undergarments, of course. Lithuania-based Etsy seller ‘warmpresents’ is about to make all your weird bedroom stuff come true with their so-bad-they’re-good-and-then-bad-again knitted pants for men. etsy/warmpresents Warmpresents has an entire range of hand-knitted penis holders. Warmpresents describes their underwear as ‘sexy’. Warmpresents…

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