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Mummy Blogger Writes Emotional Post About How The Word ‘Retard’ Affects Disabled Families

A mum has written a blog post reminding people of the impact using the word ‘retard’ as a joke has on disabled families. Parent blogger Constance Hall has written the post, titled ‘The R Word’ following two separate incidents with Australian tennis players Bernard Tomic and Nick Kyrgios this week. Change.org The first blunder came when…

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Charlotte Olympia’s Kitty Slippers Just Got An Emoji-Makeover

Charlotte Olympia has given her iconic kitty flats an Emoji-inspired makeover, and you’re going to lose your mind over how cute they all are. Her new line, aptly titled ‘Emoticats’, features six new styles including ‘LOL’ kitties, ‘Cheeky’ kitties and ‘Flirty’ kitties. Fun facial expressions are embroidered onto the British shoe designer’s signature velvet uppers…

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‘Sharp Rise’ In Children Contacting Childline About Online Porn, NSPCC Warns

There has been a “sharp rise” in the number of children contacting Childline about online porn, the NSPCC has warned. Childline revealed they’ve seen a 60% increase year on year in the number of counselling sessions children have had after seeing porn online. The helpline provided 844 counselling sessions about the issue last year, up from 529…

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Why Children With Dyslexia And Reluctant Readers Are Inspired By Liz Pichon’s Unique Books

Parents of children with dyslexia or reluctant readers will know only too well the struggle they face getting their kids excited about books. But one mum managed to stumble upon a solution, almost by accident. Mum-of-three Liz Pichon, 52, has recently published her 10th book in the ‘Tom Gates’ series, which follows the relatable adventures…

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