9 Ways To Stop Your Children Getting Bored During Rainy Summer Holidays

It seems the UK weather often doesn’t get the memo about the school summer holidays.  There’s nothing more depressing than a washout picnic or trip to the park, so you might want to plan some activities that aren’t dependent on an optimistic weather forecast. We’ve rounded up nine sure-fire ways to keep the kids entertained without…

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…

Duchess And Duke Of Cambridge Send ‘Thank You’ Cards From Princess Charlotte After First Birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have sent out ‘thank you’ cards on behalf of one-year-old Princess Charlotte to those who sent her birthday wishes.  Jess Ilse from Halifax, received one of the cards, which features a portrait of the princess, and posted a photo of it on Twitter.  The photo was taken by the Duchess of…

Dad Records Powerful Video About Son With Down’s Syndrome: ‘It’s Not An Illness, It’s Amazing’

A dad who felt he had “failed” his son for not confronting a stranger about their mistaken beliefs about Down’s syndrome, has received global support for his emotional video response. Robb Scott, from Canada, whose five-year-old son Turner has Down’s syndrome, spoke passionately to the camera about the stereotypes children can face. He recorded the…

LEGO ‘Zootopia’ Statue Worth £10,000 Knocked Over By Child At Public Exhibition

A child singlehandedly knocked over a giant fox LEGO statue worth more than £10,000 at a LEGO exhibition in China. The four-year-old, who has not been named, knocked the sculpture of Nick from ‘Zootopia’ over just an hour after the display at the LEGO Expo in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, had been opened to the public  The creator…

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