Babysitting duties Gordon Ramsay bonds with Brooklyn Beckham at a boxing match while his famous parents are hard at work | UPDATED: 23:36 GMT, 25 November 2012 When you have famous parents like Brooklyn Beckham, you don't have to worry about getting stuck with a boring nanny. The eldest son of David and Victoria Beckham was left in the care of trusted friend Gordon Ramsay on Saturday night as his parents were otherwise engaged
Pausing puberty aged 12 saved my life: Transgender beauty queen praises her amazing family ahead of BBC documentary on her mission to become Miss England Jackie Green, 19, was born a boy named Jack After seven attempts to kill herself and two years on suicide watch her parents let her become a girl On her 16th birthday she became the youngest person in the world to have a gender reassignment surgeryBBC3 documentary follows her mission to become Miss England | UPDATED: 18:18 GMT, 20 November 2012 Aged 16 Jackie Green became the youngest person in the world to undergo transgender surgery. Now as a 19-year-old woman, Jackie has made history once again by becoming the first transgender Miss England finalist, and a BBC3 documentary to be aired tonight follows the teen's mission to become a beauty queen.
'Happy couple seek newborn or infant': The rise of private adoption as would-be parents use Craigslist to find unwanted babies | UPDATED: 17:34 GMT, 16 November 2012 Childless couples who have spent years unsuccessfully trying to have a baby are now turning to Craigslist in the hopes of adopting a child.
No time to teach children to tell the time! Or ride a bike, or tie their shoelaces … stressed parents spend spare time doing chores | UPDATED: 13:56 GMT, 16 November 2012 Working parents now say they are too busy to properly teach their children important skills such as telling the time, tying their shoelaces and riding a bike. While half insist they would love to supplement the teaching done in school and by childminders, research found they struggle to find enough time. Three in five working parents complain they are too tired to show their children how to brush their teeth, read and safely cross the road.
I was seven when my parents divorced and 11 when my mother died of an overdose: My sad, scary childhood, by Peaches Geldof | UPDATED: 13:45 GMT, 3 November 2012 At seven, her idyllic childhood was torn apart when her parents divorced. /11/02/article-2227102-15D06FD7000005DC-968_634x1026.jpg” width=”634″ height=”1026″ alt=”'Rebirth': Peaches Geldof reveals all in the interview saying her son Astala has transformed her life” class=”blkBorder” /> 'Rebirth': Peaches Geldof reveals all in the interview saying her son Astala has transformed her life And while she admitted turning to drink and drugs as a teenager, she said the memory of her mother always stopped her spiralling out of control. In the interview, Miss Geldof said: ‘My parents had gone through a very public, bitter divorce and I was very much old enough to see what was going on.
Accountant Jenny hoped internet dating would find her a man to share country walks with. Instead she was plastered across sleazy lads’ mag sites | UPDATED: 00:41 GMT, 1 November 2012 After her marriage broke down, Jenny Beard knew finding love again wouldn’t be easy. Not only was she 42 and the sole carer of her six-year-old son Will, but her demanding career as an accountant left her with precious little time to socialise.
REAL LIVES: There’s no mum quite like Grandma After years of infertility treatment and miscarriages, Sara Connell opted for surrogacy – then came a surprising volunteer to carry her baby… Sara, right, with her mum Kristine, left, who stepped forward and offered to act as their surrogate They say it takes a village to raise a child – well, in our case it took a village just to have a child.’ Sara Connell, a pretty, petite 37-year-old, who has become something of a celebrity in America since the birth of her son Finnean (Finn) in Chicago nearly two years ago, lets out a peal of joyful laughter. Like so many women, Sara endured an agonising battle with infertility. She and her advertising executive husband Bill tried for seven years to have the baby they so longed for, and suffered the harrowing loss of IVF twins, delivered stillborn at 22 weeks, as well as two other miscarriages
Meet the parents: TOWIE's James 'Arg' Argent does a runner as his second date with Yasmin goes wrong | UPDATED: 01:01 GMT, 22 October 2012 He's had a hard time finding love after he broke up with his first serious girlfriend Lydia Bright. But it looked like things were on the up for James 'Arg' Argent after his mate Joey Essex set him up on a blind date with the lovely Yasmin. However in Sunday's episode of The Only Way Is Essex the 25-year-old ended up doing a runner after his second date with her took a serious turn after she introduced him to her family
No choices, no treats and certainly no mollycoddling: The hands-off parenting methods that didn't do Boris and Rachel Johnson any harm | UPDATED: 02:48 GMT, 16 October 2012 As an old Etonian and former member of Oxford University’s exclusive Bullingdon Club, Boris Johnson probably isn’t the first figure that springs to mind in connection with a tough childhood. So a new account of the upbringing of the London mayor and his three siblings may come as something of a surprise. The Johnson youngsters apparently had a quasi-Dickensian childhood, enduring regular beatings and parents so miserly they rarely went on holiday or out to eat.
First Aid Kitty: Cute animal pictures are good for you | UPDATED: 21:42 GMT, 14 October 2012 The next time your boss catches you looking at cute animal pictures online when you should be working, fret not! The latest research by Japanese scientists has proven that looking at sweet pictures of kittens or puppies can help you perform better in the office — especially if your job involves careful focus or dexterity. The reasons are still being investigated, but researchers believe these adorable images trip an emotional trigger in our brains that has evolved over years to help new parents feel warm and caring towards their babies