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Mum Sets Up ‘Uniform Drop Box’ To Give Free School Uniform To Families Struggling With The Cost

  A mum is trying to ease the expense of the back to school period for families struggling to buy new uniforms for their kids. Charlene Paterson, 33, from Newcastle, was throwing out old school uniform that her kids didn’t need, but realised she could do something much better with their cast offs. “I decided that instead of throwing…

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Strenuous Exercise During Pregnancy ‘Unlikely’ To Prolong Labour Or Increase Risk Of Premature Birth

Women completing “strenuous” exercise during pregnancy is “unlikely” to prolong labour or increases chances of having a premature birth. The statement has come from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), published online in the ‘British Journal of Sports Medicine’. The committee has said the overall quality of the evidence is “not strong”, but “moderately good”.   PM…

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New Year’s Eve Style: Watch 100 Years Of Men’s Party Attire In Just Three Minutes

A look back at men’s New Year’s Eve fashion choices over the last 100 years reveals something surprising about today’s style influences. You may think the 90s are having a moment, but according to Mode’s latest “100 years” installment, (which looks back at what discerning men wore on New Year Eve in 1915 and throughout…

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Meningitis In Babies And Children: Everything Parents Need To Know

Meningitis can affect anyone, but it is most common in babies and children.  Babies are particularly vulnerable to meningitis because they can’t easily fight infection as their immune system is not yet fully developed, according to Meningitis Now. It can be life-threatening if it isn’t treated quickly. Sarah McMullen, head of knowledge at the National Childbirth…

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The Worst Examples Of Bump-Shaming And How Mums Are Fighting Back

Body-shaming seems to be everywhere from strangers on the street to trolls online. And no one is exempt.  Despite going through one of the most physically challenging parts of womanhood, these pregnant women still have to deal with other people’s negative opinions about how they look. But instead of hiding away, they are fighting back and becoming…

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