Six books about Harry and Meghan

Authored by Claire Roberts

Think you know everything there is to know about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle? Think again.

There’s a plethora of books out which attempt to analyse the minutiae of their lives – childhoods, relationships, characters, strengths and weaknesses and, of course, their love affair.

Curious? Read on...

1. Meghan: A Hollywood Princess by Andrew Morton (Michael O’Mara, £...

Early miscarriage can cause post traumatic stress: A midwife explains why

Authored by Claire Roberts

Losing a baby can be devastating for a woman, whatever the stage of her pregnancy. Yet if a miscarriage is early, it can often be brushed off as little more than a blip on the reproductive journey.

However, new research by Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage has found around 29% of women experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) a month after an early miscarriage – a...

Ten clever daytime hacks to help your child get a good night’s sleep

Authored by Claire Roberts

Children sleeping well is one of the holy grails of parenting, and many mums and dads swear by the bedtime routine of bath, book, bed to help little ones have a good night’s sleep.

But it’s not just immediately before bed that steps can be taken to encourage an unbroken night for both children and parents – there are plenty of things that can be done during the day too.

“A...

How will divorce affect your children? Our expert offers advice

Authored by Claire Roberts

My husband and I have just split up – how are our children likely to react in these early stages of the separation?

Child psychotherapist Rachel Melville-Thomas, spokesperson for the Association of Child Psychotherapists (ACP), says: “In the complicated task of setting up two homes and new arrangements for children to see both parents, how are the children really feeling as time goes...

Do you know your flange from your space balls... and why is Friday better known as Poets Day to tradespeople?

Authored by Marc Astley

When the inevitably January DIY turns to failure and you need to turn to the help of a professional it can be a daunting experience if you don’t know your ball cocks from your flanges, and while we try to play it cool when a tradesman is in our house, we all get lost in a sea of trade lingo from time to time.

But not to worry, leading tradespeople comparison site, https://www.hamuch....

Meghan is officially the most Googled fashion influencer of 2019

Authored by Claire Roberts

Forget Zoella or Chiara Ferragni, when it comes to fashion influencers (the kind that have the power to deplete our bank balance straight after payday) the Duchess of Sussex is pretty much unrivalled.

The chic royal is such #stylegoals, that she’s topped the list of last year’s most searched-for fashion influencers, beating style Instagrammers with followers in the millions....

Six things you can do to make January slightly more bearable

Authored by Marc Astley

We’d like to say January gets a bad rep, but we have to say, the start of the year is arguably the worst.

A clean slate always feels good when the ball drops at midnight, but then the month begins and you’re suddenly back at work with a severely depleted bank account, some extra pounds around your waistline and a severe case of the January blues.

January is also tarnished...

Dad reveals the five things he has learned after having child number 2 in a hilarious blog

Authored by Marc Astley

In a hilarious blog, father of two Chris McGuire reveals what he has learned from having Baby #2!

It’s a funny thing: LIFE. Don’t you think?

We only really get any clue of what’s actually happening around us much later – with the benefit of time and distance.

This is certainly true when it comes to parenting.

Now that I’m a dad of two, my...