Lulla Doll: The Toy That Helps Babies Sleep, Which Parents Are Desperate To Buy

A doll designed by an Icelandic mum to help kids fall asleep has seen sales sky-rocket. The super-soft ‘Lulla doll’ stimulates the sounds of a mothers breathing and heartbeat, which is reported to help children sleep for longer.  The first 5,000 dolls, created by Eyrún Eggertsdóttir who studied psychology, sold out immediately. On Tuesday 26 July it…

New Mum Shares Photo Wearing A ‘Giant Mum Nappy’ Because It’s ‘Honest, Raw Stunning And Hilarious’

A mother shared a photo of herself wearing a “giant mum nappy” after giving birth because she wants to “empower” women about every aspect of childbirth. Amanda Bacon, from North Carolina, US, titled the post “motherhood uncensored” as she believes the realities of postpartum life aren’t spoken about enough. Bacon shared a photo her partner…

Mum Jokingly Advertises Her Teenager As ‘Free To A Good Loving Home’ On Facebook

A mum jokingly wrote a Facebook advert offering to give her 14-year-old son away “free to a good loving home”. Ella Brookbanks, 30, from Cheshire, advertised her son’s “best” qualities, including his complaints about cleaning and talent for door slamming. The mum said she posted it “for a laugh” because she knew a lot of…

Parents Call For Lollipop Man To Return To Work After Girl Was Hit On The Road He Used To Patrol

Parents are urging for a sacked lollipop man to be reinstated after a girl was hit on the road where he used to patrol.  The seven-year-old girl suffered minor injuries when she was knocked down on the road in Bridlington, Yorkshire. Colin Thompson, 71, a lollipop man at Burlington Junior and Burlington Infant schools, was suspended…

Mums Discuss What They Teach Their Daughters To Call Their Vagina, Including ‘Flaps’, ‘Minnie’ And ‘Froo’

Mums have been discussing what words they teach their daughters to use when referring to their vaginas – and the suggestions are diverse. Mumsnet user Lalunya85 explained she speaks three languages in her home and there is already a “nice, appropriate way” to refer to their son’s penis. But they’ve struggled to find a word for their daughter’s…

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