Mum's life

Mum's life


nicole richie

Richie on motherhood

Nicole Richie has learnt a lot about "love and compassion" since becoming a mum.

romance, love, couple

The worst love advice ever?

You know that age old advice on how to keep your relationship 'hot'? It's time to ditch it and start being free.

zoe saldana

Saldana expecting

Zoe Saldana is reportedly pregnant with twins.

rebecca pepperill

Life as a single mum

I bought my own tool kit when I was a solo mum - it was another step towards independence.


Dream comes true for author

If working part time and raising two children wasn't enough, Abby Wilder has self-published her debut novel.


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Relationships Divorce

Family after divorce

My husband and I had known for a few months that we were separating but we hadn't worked out when would be best to tell our kids.

Tiger mum Amy Chua

Losing friends

Every time I see my old friend she comments about the state of my house, or the food my children are eating. Our friendship is almost over.

Health Wine glasses

Is it wine o'clock yet?

It's the thing that helps many woman get through the trials of motherhood, and the thing that offers light at the end of a long day.

antonia kidman

Never, ever ask

Recently, I was on the receiving end of a faux pas and it left me feeling humiliated and flat.

TV & movies tammy movie

McCarthy switches gears

Melissa McCarthy's new movie Tammy is a dream project with husband Ben Falcone.

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey trailer out

Something in this Christian Grey's handsomeness hints at cruelty. It's the perfect tease.

Work change

Can habits be positive?

I decided I'd try to change. I set out to do things differently over the course of a week.

feminist, rosie the riveter

Unfinished business

The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.

Celebrities Prince George

Prince George takes first steps

A month shy of his first birthday, Prince George toddles off, pursued by his mother.

north west

North West's first steps

Kim Kardashion and Kanye West's daughter, North, has taken her first steps.

Style wardrobe

Cleaning out your closet

When deciding whether to keep an article of clothing, the "what if" monster strikes me hard.


Beauty: Cover up

Liquid, cream, or stick? We’re in a conundrum over concealer.

Mum's books Judy Blume

The return of Judy Blume

If Deenie, Tiger Eyes and Are You There God, It's Me Margaret helped you through your tweens, rejoice - Judy Blume is putting pen to paper again.

Robin Hobb

The mother of dragons

Best-selling fantasy author Robin Hobb writes of dragons, assassins and talking sailing ships, but she can't simply make it up.


The intervention

The other day my mum staged an intervention. Not because of drugs or alcohol - because of my messy house.

anna guy

Having a clear out

It sounds like a free-for-all, but as they say 'One man's trash is another man's treasure' and it's amazing what goes.

Hobbies herb garden

Handy herbs to plant now

They'll save you money, make your house look good and you don't even need a garden. Win, win.


Funniest Pinterest fails

Ever attempted to make something you've seen on Pinterest? Not every thing is as easy as it looks.

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