Single mums are so strapped for cash they’re going hungry so their kids can eat – we must take action now

EVEN over the phone, I could hear the desperation in the voice of the young single mum I spoke to last week. She has three children and despite juggling their care with working as many hours as she could manage, she was struggling to make ends meet. Their father had not paid her a penny in maintenance for months, even

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Woman with 90 grandchildren becomes Scotland's only great-great-great grandma

Mary Marshall is a mum of eight and has 90 grandchildren, with a family stretching over six generations. The latest arrival, baby Nyla Ferguson, makes the 86-year-old Scotland’s only great-great-great grandma. All the women, except new mum Toni-Leigh, work, or have previously worked, as carers for the NHS. Head of the family Mary has eight children including eldest daughter Rose

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Heartbroken mum's warning after daughter, 19, 'died from eating too much chewing gum'

A HEARTBROKEN mum says she fears her "vivacious and fun-loving" teenage daughter died from eating too much chewing gum. Samantha Jenkins, 19, screamed "Is this what it's like to die?" as she collapsed in her bedroom. Mum Maria Morgan rushed her daughter into hospital – but tragically, she couldn't be saved. Ten years on, Maria has spoken out to raise

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Mums 'hate talking about sex and birthing stories' with pals and don't want to burden them with their troubles

SEX, weak bladders, and emotions are among the list of conversation topics mums hate having with friends. A study of 1,500 mothers revealed that a quarter simply don’t want to burden others with their woes. More than a third worry about boring their friends with discussions about things like birth stories (21 per cent) and the pressure to be a

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Mums, stop threatening to ‘quit’ homeschooling – I’m single & work full-time & it’s a breeze – you need to be organised

FROM Rochelle Humes to Holly Willoughby, it seems mums are plagued by one thought and one thought only. “How can I manage another day of homeschooling – can I give up yet?” Even the Duchess of Cambridge isn’t immune, admitting during a candid Zoom chat with primary school parents that she found teaching Princes George and Louis and Princess Charlotte

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Mum's heartache as 'wonderful' son, 3, dies just 48 hours after complaining of stomach ache

A MUM has spoken of her agony after her "wonderful" little boy died just 48 hours after complaining of a stomach ache. "Healthy, smiley" Jude Chinn, three, was rushed to hospital after suffering pains and vomiting. Scans revealed his bowel had become twisted. He was taken for emergency surgery at Bristol Children's Hospital – but despite the efforts of medics,

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Loaded mums who splash £60k on holidays swap with Benidorm-loving trio obsessed with kebabs on Rich House, Poor Holiday

A GROUP of pals who spend as much as £60,000 ($81,000) on a single holiday were in for a shock when they traded trips with a trio of Benidorm loving Brits. Lorraine, Andrea and Bally, from Barnes, West London, are in the top five percent of UK earners and would think nothing of blowing £18,000 ($24,000) each on a single

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