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    A MUM has gone viral after revealing just how big her baby is, with people saying he's ready for a can of Stella. Nadine Pender, from Ireland, is a young mum who recently took the internet by storm after uploading a heartwarming video of her newborn son. 3Nadine's video has gone viral on social mediaCredit: nadinepender/Tik Tok 3Some joked saying he's ready for a can of StellaCredit: nadinepender/Tik Tok The parent regularly shares adorable glimpses of her daily life as a mum-of-four on TikTok, where her videos are liked by thousands. But one clip in particular has gained a lot of attention - here, Nadine showed cute images of her baby boy who was already the size of a toddler the day he was born. ''My chunks,'' Nadine lovingly described the latest family addition in the caption of the video which has been viewed more than 2.2million times. ''Brought into hospital at 38 weeks, told I'm having a big baby,'' read the text alongside the image of Nadine posing with her huge baby bump. read more pregnancy storiesOH BABY Here's...
    COMING up with new ideas to keep your toddler occupied can be a bit of a challenge - especially if you’re after some that don’t require lots of cleaning up afterwards. But one busy mum has done just that, and shared it on social media so that everyone can take note. 3Lily Coco has shared one of her favourite summer activitiesCredit: Instagram/@lilybcoco 3The activity involves soapy waterCredit: TikTok/lilybcoco Lily Coco, who runs her own mumfluencer social media and blog, uploaded a video giving tips to other parents looking for family fun in the summer months. The mum-of-one, who lives in  Tennessee, America alongside her 18-month-old daughter, wrote: “Fun toddler activity to keep your toddler entertained.”  She then showed footage of her little girl using soap water on a roller to paint an outside wall. Lily added that it kept her occupied and entertained for almost a whole day, as she added: “We “painted” like this for hours.” Read More in Mum HacksON THE BALL I’m a busy mum, I created a fun game for my toddler to play & it...
    ALL parents know how hard it can be to entertain a toddler day in, day out.  But now a busy mum has revealed the unique way she does it - as she shared the DIY ball game she created that keeps kids occupied for hours on end. 3The DIY ball game will provide hours of funCredit: tiktok/@bubbleandbeep TikTok account @bubbleandbeep was set up by a mum of two unders 2’s - so she knows a thing (or two!) about life with toddlers. One of her latest postings showed how to create a simple ball drop using supplies you will no doubt have around the home. Before showing exactly how it was made, she captioned the post: “All you need is some paper cups, scissors, tape and a ball. “Perfect when you have a few leftover party supplies. #diytoddleractivity #simpletoddleractivities #toddleractivityideas #balldrop #indooractivitiesforkids.” Read More in Mum HacksFUN MUM Busy mum shares how to make a safe, indoor bouncy castle for kids using balloonsHEATING UP I'm a busy mum and there's a very simple way to warm up a paddling pool...
    KEEPING your child entertained can be tricky in the summer holidays, and even tougher if there’s a heatwave. One savvy mum revealed how she feeds her son and also keeps him cool for just 95p by taking him to Ikea. 4Sally Scott revealed how she kept 14-month-old Joseph fed and entertained in the heatwave for 95pCredit: MEN Media 4The Ikea kids meals are less than £1 and include a hot dinner, jelly, fruit and a soft drinkCredit: MEN Media Manchester-based Sally Scott shared how she had solved the problem of keeping 14-month-old Joseph happy in the soaring temperatures. She raved about her local Ikea in Tameside, Greater Manchester, which offers a Jungle Quest challenge so kids can find cuddly toy animals around the store. And the best part is, any kids who find them all get free ice cream. As well as being air conditioned, the store also has kids meals for 95p, which include a hot dinner, jelly, fruit and a soft drink. More on parentingKID YOU NOT I potty-trained my one-year-old in just three days - here's how...
    INTRICATE nail designs are all the rage right now. One woman who goes by @donnakat1 on TikTok was excited to get a color block manicure — but the results left her speechless. 3A woman on TikTok revealed the kinds of nails she was hoping to imitateCredit: TikTok 3But the results were laughableCredit: TikTok In a video, she used the popular audio of a woman holding back tears as she says: “I’m literally crying over my nails right now because they’re so ugly. Oh my god, ok.” Donna showed a photo of the inspiration photo she had given to her nail tech. It featured three different shades: one bright red that took over the top left corner of the nail, one bubble gum pink that took over the top right corner, and one ballet slipper pink that was diagonal across the bottom. With that photo in the background, the audio said: “This is what I wanted ok, with the pastels.” READ MORE ON BEAUTYSUN ESSENTIALS I'm a beauty expert and here's the 10 products from £3 you need this summerDIDN’T NAIL...
    A MUM was left red-faced after buying a paddling pool for her toddler - only to realise her mistake when she opened it at home. Louise Smart, from Basingstoke, popped into her local B&M store and spotted the Staycation Paddling Pool With Slide on sale for £15 - and snapped it up for her two daughters. 4Lousie Smart was thrilled to find a bargain paddling pool with a slide for her two daughters to enjoyCredit: Kennedy News 4However, the mum admits that she should have double-checked the dimensions as it was far too small for her daughtersCredit: Kennedy News With the weather heating up the mum-of-two decided it would be the perfect treat for her daughters, Isla Smart, four, and 10-year-old Amelia Smart. However, her jaw dropped when she brought the pool home, took it out of the packaging, and realised it was doll-sized and her daughters couldn't fit in it. The tanning studio manager said: "I came home and I said to Isla that Mummy had bought her a new paddling pool, she was really excited. "Then when we...
    AS any parent will know, running around after active toddlers gives little time for much else - let alone cleaning. But one savvy mum has come up with the perfect solution which she claims "saves so much time." 2Simone, who is from the UK, revealed she gets her toddler's muddy pram washed at the car washCredit: tiktok 2The savvy mum reveals how it looks brand new after a quick jet washCredit: tiktok Simone, who is from the UK, shared a short video to TikTok where she shows off her child's muddy buggy which is in desperate need of a clean. But rather than scrubbing it herself, she reveals that she simply takes it to the local car wash. In the short clip, she films a man as he jet washes the dirt off the pram. She then urges: "Mums take your buggy to the car wash - comes up brand new." The post has since gone viral and racked up an impressive 96,000 views - and received quite the mixed response online. "I always do this with mine even...
    A GYPSY woman has revealed her mum ruined her daughter's birthday party because of a dress. For 26-year-old Jett, a Romanichal Gypsy, the relationship with her mum, Angie, has been quite sour ever since she got married to a jailbird. 5Scarlett's grandmother was not happy seeing the dress the birthday girl was wearingCredit: Gypsy Brides US/TLC 5Angie had imagined her granddaughter would wear a white dress - but mum, Jett, was not having itCredit: Gypsy Brides US/TLC In fact, things got to so heated, that Angie even barged in during the wedding ceremony and started to swear in a failed attempt to ruin the big day. ''You are not going to be with my f*****g daughter, I will not have it under no f*****g circumstances,'' Angie cried in anger. ''Get with your f*****g horseshoe on the back.'' Despite Angie's best efforts, the two, Jett and her now-hubby, Bubba, tied the knot. read more real life storiesSLEEP TIGHT I'm the ultimate cheapskate - I sleep in a wardrobe to save money on heating BLINGED UP I’m a gypsy mum - how...
    A MUM-OF-THREE has revealed she takes her toddler son dumpster diving to find extra coupons. As inflation has soared squeezing family budgets, many households across the nation and the world are looking for ways to spend less - and for many, this is where coupons come in handy. 4The 28-year-old takes her toddler son dumpster diving with herCredit: TLC 4The storage room now has 3,500 different items - from beverages and cereal to razors and soapCredit: TLC But for one US mum her love for a good bargain has become so extreme, she will even take her young child to go dumpster diving with her. Appearing on TLC Extreme Couponing, Callie, from Colorado, explains how she needs to have a supply of thousands of coupons at all times. ''I like to save a lot of money,'' says the 28-year-old stay-at-home mum. And to spend as little as possible, Callie makes daily trips to the local recycling dumpster. read more real life storiesSLEEP TIGHT I'm the ultimate cheapskate - I sleep in a wardrobe to save money on heating FOOD FOR...
    MOST toddlers rely on their parents to do nearly everything for them. They can’t grab a snack, bathe, or clean up after themselves without a helping hand. 3A mother said her toddler son even helps her cookCredit: TikTok/@montessori.mothering 3He also brings his own bibs and cups to the dinner tableCredit: TikTok/@montessori.mothering One mother, who goes by @montessori.mothering on TikTok, has gained popularity for her videos that offer useful parenting techniques aligned with the Montessori method of teaching. She said that she taught her toddler how to be self-sufficient—but others are criticizing her for romanticizing the process. “In the next 11 clips, you see the benefits to making breakfast with your toddler and treating them like the capable beings that they are,” she began. In the first part of the video, the mother stood her toddler up on a stepping stool next to the kitchen counter and gave him a spoon to begin mixing the eggs. READ MORE ON PARENTINGMUM'S THE WORD I work in a school & there are four types of GCSE parent - which are you?WORDS MATTER I’m...
    KIDS can be really messy with their snacks, but there’s a special hack that parents can follow to avoid leaving a trail at the store. Shopping with toddlers doesn’t have to be a complicated or stressful situation. 3A mom on Instagram on Autumn Grace gives advice for parents shopping with hungry toddlers who make messesCredit: Instagram A woman on Instagram named Autumn Grace uses her super active feed to share parenting tips with other curious people who are currently raising little ones. The bio on her profile says: “Just a first-time mom sharing some hacks." Autumn posted a video simplifying the best way to go shopping with your toddler when they’re hungry. Read More About Parentingsummer fun I'm a parenting expert–my fun tips will keep kids entertained for FREE in summerGET SOME SHUTEYE I'm a parenting expert – my tip will get your kids to sleep in minutes The text block on her video says: “How to prevent your toddler from throwing the snacks down on the store floors." At the beginning of the video, her toddler is seen sitting...
    WHEN a young mom shared the rules she has in place for her toddler son, she expected backlash – especially because she doesn't allow others to give her child sugar and won't force him to share. Thousands of people weighed in on the mom's parenting choices, with some labeling her a "helicopter parent" and others defending her choices. 3Mom Corrie shared a list of her rules that have shocked other parentsCredit: Tik Tok / c.maxxy 3In a follow-up video, Corrie held fast to her beliefs and shot down criticismCredit: Tik Tok / c.maxxy Corrie, who only uses her first name online, has concrete rules for her toddler son, which other parents have called strict. But she stands behind her boundaries and detailed the most controversial ones in a TikTok video that received over one million views. "My son doesn't have 'alone time' with anyone that doesn't respect our rules and boundaries, including grandparents," Corrie explained. She considers her son sugar-free, and won't let him have sugar if she can't regulate it herself. READ MORE ABOUT PARENTINGCash grab Mom stunned...
    A MUM who was trolled after taking steps to try and get her baby daughter's hair to grow has said she's carrying on, because the process is working. Skye has been documenting her baby girl's "hair health journey" on her TikTok page, and kicked off with a day one video of "trying to get my baby's hair to grow on the top". 3Skye took to TikTok to share her process in trying to get her toddler daughter's hair to growCredit: skyehitch/Tik Tok 3She shared one of the comments she'd received in response to her videos of trying to get Roamy's hair to growCredit: skyehitch/Tik Tok 3Doing daily scalp massages has had a dramatic effect on Roamy's hair growthCredit: skyehitch/Tik Tok She then showed herself giving daughter Roamy a scalp massage with argan oil. "I am also on a hair health journey, so it's special I get to share it with her," she wrote over the video. In the comments section on the video, some parents shared their top tips on how to get a child's hair...
    A MUM shared the controversial things she allowed her toddler to do to avoid a tantrum, explaining that her tactics will "p*** other mums off". TikToker Kimberley said that she allows her little one to do more so that she can save herself from having to deal with tantrums. 1The TikToker shared that she allows her toddler to eat Wotsits for breakfast so she doesn't have to deal with tantrumsCredit: Tiktok/@x_kimberleyjacqueline_x The mum's breakfast rules, TV time and where her baby sleeps were all listed as things that could "start a riot". Taking to TikTok, she said: "Things I let my toddler do to save tantrums that will p*** other mums off. FABULOUS BINGO: GET A £5 FREE BONUS WITH NO DEPOSIT REQUIRED "Eat what she wants, e.g. Wotsits for breakfast. Unlimited telly. Sleep in my bed." Fellow social media users were quick to comment on her parenting choices. Read more on parentingSUPER MUM I haven’t slept properly in six years, my son wakes up every 30 minutes One said: "Yesss to the crisps for breakfast...
    Dear Readers: Every year I step away from my column briefly to work on other creative projects. (Anyone interested in my personal essays and photographs can subscribe to my free newsletter: amydickinson.substack.com.) Amy Dickinson  I’ll be back next week. Today’s “best of” topic from 10 years ago is: “Going to the dogs.” Dear Amy: My sister recently lost her job. I let her and her 2½-year-old daughter, “Mariah,” move in with me while she gets on her feet. I have a 9-year-old toy poodle, and he’s gentle and great with children. The problems began when Mariah started biting the dog. My sister refuses to do anything about it. She says biting is a normal part of toddler-hood. I know she lets Mariah be rough with him when I’m not around to stop it. Related Articles Ask Amy: Am I really overreacting about this video game? Ask Amy: Can I forbid these disturbing dolls in my home? Ask Amy: It’s hard for me not to cheat with these better-looking women Ask Amy: My...
    UNDERCUTS seem to be a popular trend among women these days – not only do they look great, but it means you'll have less hair weight and less hair to style. However, these benefits were overshadowed when a young woman in Houston didn't receive the haircut she asked for. [email protected] was inspired by another TikTok user who got an undercut to relieve her of hair weightCredit: TikTok/eat.my.cake [email protected] hoped to stay cool with the new undercut haircutCredit: TikTok/eat.my.cake In a video, TikTok user @eat.my.cake shared the distress she felt after the hairstyle she wanted wasn't delivered. The text overlay read: "I saw a girl on TikTok with an undercut to help with the weight of her thick hair. "I have super thick hair and always get so hot on the back of my head. "An undercut would be perfect!" the hopeful haircut candidate concluded. Unfortunately, things didn't pan out how she would've hoped. "This is what I wanted," she cried, displaying a photo of what she considered to be the ideal undercut hairstyle. Most read in LifestyleFISH OUT OF...
    A MUM has revealed her shock at the amount of random stuff she found in her toddler's room as she cleaned it out for the first time in a while. The woman, who posts under the Gabzott account on TikTok, took to the social media site to share the "things I found while cleaning my toddler’s room while he’s at school". 4The mum couldn't believe the amount of random stuff she found in her son's roomCredit: Tiktok/@gabzott 4She found her mum's Ray Ban sunglasses in there, as well as a cable she'd had to replaceCredit: Tiktok/@gabzott First up, two "random batteries", as well as her "noise machine/light remote I’ve been looking for for months". The toddler also appears to have a penchant for taking his grandmother's belongings, as she found "my mum’s cord to her back massager that she had to re-order cause it disappeared". She also found a pair of her mum's Ray Ban sunglasses in the room. Next, she found her Olaplex shampoo, as well as a "random tool", and a "half-opened bag of...
    GETTING your kids to do their teeth before bed can be a challenge, and a mum has come up with a creative solution. Savvy mum Jacqui showed how she has made a mini bathroom station for her toddler, so he can get himself ready in the mornings. 2Mum Jacqui revealed she has come up with a savvy solution to getting her toddler to brush his teethCredit: Tiktok @jacquinixon 2She made a mini bathroom station for her son to get himself ready in the morningsCredit: Tiktok @jacquinixon On her @jacquinixonjacqui account, she showed how she had added a mirror and toothbrush holder to the wall near the ground so it would be at his head height. She also added a little hair brush so he could comb his hair in the mornings too. She explained: “Wanted to make a little station for my toddler to get ready independently.  “It was super easy to do during nap time.  “Can’t wait to watch him use it!” The little station means that he won’t need help from adults with reaching any of his items...
    THE youngest daughter of Brit millionaire Barrie Drewitt-Barlow got given a £600k flat for her first birthday - and this Christmas she's set to be spoilt with plenty of designer gear. Barrie shared on Instagram, to his 53.2k followers, some snaps of his darling 15-month-old daughter, Valentina. 7The adorable toddler was surrounded by designer goodsCredit: instagram/@donbarrie/ The couple had their first child and Barrie's youngest daughter posing in front of the family Christmas tree, a large Santa doll, piles of presents and bags full of designer goods. Barrie Drewitt-Barlow, 51, who's from Manchester but now lives in Florida, welcomed his first child with fiancé Scott Hutchison, 25, a daughter called Valentina born via surrogate, in September 2020. He has five children - twins Saffron and Aspen, 21, Orlando, 17, born in 2003, Jasper and Dallas born 2010 - with former partner Tony, 56, who were the first gay men in the UK to father children through surrogacy. But Barrie found love with Scott, 27, his former PA and the ex-boyfriend of Tony and Barrie’s 21-year-old daughter Saffron. FABULOUS BINGO: GET...
    CHRISTMAS trees are a place to gather around and open presents with loved ones. But the ornaments we hang on these evergreen pines are often fragile, and they can easily be tipped off the branch and cracked on the floor.   3These parents say there's a simple way to protect your tree from wandering younginsCredit: TikTok 3All you need is: a couple of large bins, free weights, and wrapping paperCredit: TikTok If you have toddlers or unruly pets around, you know it is nearly impossible to keep their curiosity at bay—especially when it comes to shiny, colorful objects. They often inch up close to the Christmas tree and, with a single touch, knock a delicate glass ball to the ground. A woman who goes by @HonestlyAutumn on TikTok said she has a solution.   In the clip, her husband began filling a large plastic bin with weights. He then covered the bin in Christmas wrapping paper and placed it on the side of the tree exposed to the living room. Autumn explained: “To avoid tree tampering, make a decorative...
    A MOM has revealed that she never lifts up her son by his wrists when she's trying to pick him up. She claimed this can cause severe physical issues for him later in life. 3A mom warned others from lifting children up by their wristsCredit: TikTok 3She suggested lifting them up by their bodies insteadCredit: TikTok Parenting expert and mother of one Lauren Mejia revealed in a TikTok video that you should never lift up your child by their wrists when you're going to pick them up. "This puts them at risk of nursemaid's elbow," she claimed. According to HealthyChildren.org, this is also known as a pulled elbow. This is a common and painful injury that usually happens in children under four years old but sometimes older. "A pulled elbow occurs when the tissue of the outer part of the elbow slips between the bones of the joint," the website informed. "It happens be­cause the child's elbow joint is loose enough to separate slightly when their arm is pulled to full length (while being lifted, yanked,...
    A MUM has revealed how she makes people on social media mad by sharing her parenting methods. The mum-of-one, Michelle Flomin, shared on her TikTok account, bitchinmom, that people always get mad at her for sharing her parenting techniques. 3Michelle said the last time she posted about her parenting methods online she received hateCredit: TikTok/@bitchinmom 3Michelle explained in-depth why she won't teach her daughter abstinenceCredit: TikTok/@bitchinmom Michelle has a one-year-old daughter with her husband Ely, and are believed to live in the US. The video has been viewed more than two million times and has garnered at least 2,000 comments. In the video Michelle writes: "Things I do as a mum that make TikTok mad. "I let my daughter curse. "I won't teach her abstinence. "I don't use 'pet names' for body parts." While many in the comments were supportive of the mum, there were also a few people questioning her parenting methods. Most read in LifestyleBOSS IT Royal fans spot HUGE 'clue' Meghan & Harry's 'Megxit' was always inevitableMEG-A SNUB Meghan & Harry 'not interested' in healing...
    A MUM has retold the heart-stopping moment her son went blue in the face as he choked on food he'd stolen and stuffed into his mouth. Amiee Eaton, 20, had to think fast and save Tobi’s life within minutes, but admits she was “petrified”.  3Aimee Eaton saved Tobi from choking due to a first aid course she'd learnt the day beforeCredit: Supplied It comes as new statistics show that two in five parents wouldn’t feel confident performing first aid on their child. The same proportion wouldn’t have a clue what to do for some key emergencies, like a seizure or severe burn.  The British Red Cross, which polled 2,000 British parents, said confidence was “concerningly” low.  Mums are particularly fearful; for example, 65 per cent would worry about being alone with a child who was unresponsive and breathing, compared with 44 per cent of dads.  To mark World First Aid day, The British Red Cross are urging people to brush up on their first aid knowledge, because you never know when it might be needed. Parents can learn basic and...
    A PETRIFIED mum watched in horror as her 18-month old daughter suddenly crashed backwards into a gas fireplace, her skin MELTING as she endured horrendous burns. The mum, named only as Crystal, left the room for mere seconds to get the toddler's bedroom ready for a nap, leaving baby Skylah "playing quietly". 3Crystal with her daughter Skylah in happier timesCredit: Kidspot 3Skylah's horrific burnsCredit: Kidspot “When I came back a few minutes later, Skylah was jumping on the lounge next to the freestanding gas-heated fireplace and fell backwards onto it just as I screamed ‘No!’,” mum-of-two Crystal told Kidspot The "incredibly hot" fireplace was a fixture of the home she was renting and a guard that she'd installed for safety had been temporarily removed while she was re-arranging furniture, leaving the little girl in harm's way. “Her skin had stuck to it," a panicked Crystal recalled, "[and] as I pulled her off, it melted into the glass." “She was screaming hysterically as I ran her to the sink to run her under cold water.” Frantically, her partner raced home so that the...
    THE sudden loss of a child and the devastating effect it has on parents is something Rhian Mannings knows only too well. Just five days after the death of their one-year-old son, George, Rhian’s ‘wonderful’ husband Paul Burke took his own life, unable to cope with the grief. 6Rhian lost her son and her husband within five daysCredit: Supplied 6Sam Ramplin took her own life in JanuaryCredit: Getty This week, an inquest into the death of former glamour model Sam Ramplin was told she hanged herself 18 months after her son Denny, 17, died in a motorbike accident. The 47-year-old, who also had a 27-year-old daughter, was found dead at her Malaga home in January. Rhian, from Miskin, South Wales, says her heart goes out to Sam’s family. “I know the heartache this leaves behind and there's very little anyone can say that will make them feel better,” Rhian tells The Sun.  “I was a mum of three with a wonderful husband and that was smashed into millions of pieces." Tragedy after baby's first birthday George, the youngest of Rhian...
    A MOTHER has told of her horrifying ordeal after she was held captive and nearly murdered by her own son. Helen Smith, 44, "thought she was going to die" when she was taken prisoner by her only child, Sean Wilson, 23, during a sickening eight-hour ordeal in March last year. 9Wilson physically took his anger out on his mother since being a toddlerCredit: HotSpot Media 9The single mother still suffers panic attacks and nightmares after the attack in March last yearCredit: HotSpot Media 9Sean Wilson, 23, was sentenced to eight years behind bars after putting his mother through a sickening eight-hour ordealCredit: HotSpot Media The heartless Wilson even documented the terrifying attack and shockingly filmed himself slapping, punching and strangling his mum. The torment only stopped after he fell asleep and Helen was able to escape and call the police - seeing him jailed for eight years. Now, Helen is bravely speaking out about the abuse she suffered at the hands of her own son to raise awareness of domestic violence in families. Helen, a health assistant, says: "Sadly,...
    A MUM who lost her job during the pandemic had been preparing for an interview when she was stuck with no childcare – so she took her toddler with her. Maggie Mundwiller, from Missouri, US, had no idea what she was going to do when a company she interviewed at asked her back for a second interview, but was left in the lurch when it came to childcare. 4Maggie was beyond pleased that her interviewer allowed her son to come along with herCredit: @314handcrafted/Tiktok Luckily, the company told her that they were “child friendly” and invited her to bring her son along with her. So they got to work, preparing all they could to make a good impression. The mum-of-one kitted out her toddler in a cute baby blue suit and tiny bow tie and scrubbed up her pushchair until it was sparkling clean. Maggie revealed that her son even came prepared with a “resume” (CV) for the interview, detailing everything from his skills and experience to his references. 4So smartCredit: @314handcrafted/Tiktok 4All prepped and ready to goCredit: @314handcrafted/Tiktok He...
    A MUM has gone viral after sharing photos of her enormous newborn who weighed almost three times the amount of other babies his age. It started when a TikToker put out the call for people to share the story of their biggest babies, and TikTok user @shans1588 was only to happy to answer that call.  5TikTok user Shans has shared a video of her baby who was born the size of a toddlerCredit: @shans1588/TikTok "Oh you want to play the biggest baby?" she replied. "I got you."  Shans stood in front of the image of her son shortly after birth and explained.  "At 38 weeks and one day, I had my second son via C-section with two doctors assisting." "Because he came in at a whopping 14 pounds, point six ounces."  5Her son was born weighing a whopping 14lbs six ouncesCredit: @shans1588/TikTok 5He was taken to the NICU where he was triple the size of the other babies thereCredit: @shans1588/TikTok Her baby was also almost 24 inches long, that’s two Subway footlong sandwiches for perspective.  In the UK, the average...
    ALAMEDA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- In Vallejo Wednesday, was a birthday party for the ages.It was a gathering of firefighters and a family they know very well though difficult circumstances.RELATED: The way this dad cheers up his son during chemo will brighten your dayWe have never seen a party like it, especially for a two-year-old like Michael Reading."He loves fire trucks," said his mother, Emily."I have to tell you, we needed Michael as much as he needed us," added Captain Heather Marques of the Alameda County Fire Department.The fact that Michael Reading has made it two years is a miracle. He was born with a rare condition, Neonatal Marfan, which inhibits his connective tissues. Michael has had three open-heart surgeries. Historically, 95 percent of patients do not survive one year. 98-percent never reach two. Now imagine being his mother, and dealing with that.VIDEO: Family of 3-year-old with cancer gets special gift from neighborsEMBED More News Videos The family of 3-year-old Ezra said they felt alone and couldn't help but fall into a dark place. That's when their neighbors stepped in...
    500 people showed up for a concert at an Ohio nightclub that defied local COVID-19 restrictions, authorities say Trump Nominates Conway and 25 Supporters for High-Level Government Appointments Is It Safe For My Toddler to Eat a Candy Cane? Heres What Experts Say In my opinion, peppermint is better than pumpkin spice, so when the holiday season rolls around, you can find it all over my house. Candy canes on the tree, peppermint creamer in my coffee, little minty pieces in cookies. So, it's no surprise that my 3-year-old and almost 2-year-old beg for sweet peppermint-flavored candy canes every chance they get. Not to mention, they point out every single candy cane they see when driving around or at the grocery store - which happens quite often. © Getty / Isabel Pavia Is It Safe For My Toddler to Eat a Candy Cane? Here's What Experts Say To the delight of my toddlers, I recently caved and let them both eat candy canes. (It did not end well.) My oldest did OK, although sticky red syrup got everywhere; but...
    A MUM has revealed she gets dirty looks and strangers try and give her advice when she breastfeeds her toddler in public, but she simply tells them to f**k off.  Phoebe Shields, from Australia, says she encountered her “fair share of judgement and criticism” when breastfeeding her three-year-old son while out and about.  4Phoebe Shields is a mum-of-two from Australia, and still breastfeeds her three-year-oldCredit: a_mum_thing/Instagram The mum-of-two, who welcomed daughter, Leo, earlier this year, says she shouldn’t have to justify breastfeeding, at whatever age, Kidspot reported.  Phoebe penned an Instagram post sharing how she deals with criticism, and she urged fellow mums not to stop breastfeeding due to stigma.  She said: “As the breastfeeding mother of a toddler, I have encountered my fair share of judgment and criticism. “It would appear that, if you choose to breastfeed your baby past 12 months of age, you are almost guaranteed to come across some kind of negativity. 4Phoebe says she's had her fair share of judgement and negativityCredit: a_mum_thing/Instagram “Ultimately, I do not believe it is a mother’s responsibility to hide...
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