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Young Mums More Likely To Experience Discrimination At Work: #PowerToTheBump Aims To Unite Them

Young mothers are “significantly” more likely to experience pregnancy and maternity discrimination at work, new research has shown. Six times as many mothers under 25 reported that they were dismissed after informing their employer of their pregnancy compared to older mothers, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found. In addition, 13% of mothers under 25 reported…

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‘Coronation Street’ Star Paula Lane Reveals She Chose To Leave The Soap To Concentrate On Motherhood

Former ‘Coronation Street’ actress Paula Lane has revealed becoming a mother was a driving force behind her decision to her quit the soap.  The 30-year-old, who played Kylie Platt in the ITV soap, is mum to Arthur, 18 months, and is currently pregnant with her second child. Lane said going back to work when her son was…

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Nadia Sawalha On Talking About Puberty With Kids: ‘These Conversations Should Be Ongoing’

Nadia Sawalha seems to have found the perfect way to talk to her 13-year-old daughter, Maddie, about the occasionally awkward topic of puberty. She has found that the “teen talk”, whether it be about periods, spots or hormones, should be part of an ongoing conversation rather than a separate, serious chat. “Right from when Maddie was tiny,…

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Emotional Moment Mum Runs 5k Race Blindfolded For Her Son With Rare Eye Condition

An mum was inspired by her son with a rare eye condition to run a 5k race blindfolded for charity.  Lucy Constable’s four-year-old son Freddie was diagnosed with bilateral congenital glaucoma when he was three months old. Freddie has needed surgery eight times since his diagnosis and is fortunate to have kept the majority of his sight.  With…

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Cooking With Kids: The Healthy Activity More Than A Million Families Are Missing Out On

The parents in nearly 1.5 million families* in the UK have never cooked with their children, according to a new study commissioned by The Huffington Post UK. Cooking may now be a mandatory part of the National Curriculum, but we begin teaching our children other vital life skills – such as reading and counting – long before…

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Susanna Reid Runs Alongside 100 ‘Inspirational Mums’ For Tough Mums 2016 Event

Susanna Reid and Kate Garraway completed a 5k muddy obstacle course alongside 100 inspirational mums and other ‘Good Morning Britain’ presenters. MAny celebrity mums, including Sinitta and Julia Bradbury, took part in the Tough Mums 2016 challenge in Grantham, Lincolnshire on Wednesday 18 May. The 100 mums were chosen to take part after submitting their stories to the programme explaining…

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