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27 ‘I hate you’s and 71 sulks - a year of bringing up a teenager

27 ‘I hate you’s and 71 sulks - a year of bringing up a teenager

Bringing up a typical teen involves 59 slanging matches, 70 requests for money and 27 ‘I hate you’s – every year, new research has revealed. Each teen year, parents can also expect to be answered back 95 times, suffer through 71 sulks and be subjected to 21 threats to leave home.

Little gifts mums will love this Mother’s Day

Little gifts mums will love this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is very nearly upon us. Yes, that’s right, that one day each year when we reward our mum for all the hard work she does during the other 364 days of the year is next weekend.

Millions of parents to get help with childcare costs

New Tax-Free Childcare scheme to be increased up to £2,000 per child and extended to all children under 12 within the first year.

Singletons spend £1,536 more a year than coupled-up Brits

Singletons spend more on vanity products and clothes than those of us in relationships do, a new study has found. The study of 2,000 adults found marked differences in personal spending between those in couples and those who are yet to find love.

60% of single women have planned part of their wedding

Six in ten single women have already planned aspects of their wedding – including choosing the dress they will wear and the flowers they will carry on their big day, new research has shown.

High stakes in the dating game - How to pick a real winner when you’re looking for love!

High stakes in the dating game - How to pick a real winner when you’re looking for love!

The dating game is very much like a sport; there are winners and losers, everyone keeps score and, most of the time, it is done in front of crowds of people. If the idea of trying your luck at dating a sexy sports player terrifies you, don’t worry! This guide will tell you everything you need to know about how you can win big every time and bag yourself that handsome sporty boyfriend.

Half of married football fans put sport ahead of wife

Half of married football fans put sport ahead of wife

One in two football fans admits to putting their love of the sport above their wife, it has been revealed. The true extent to which passion for the game impacts upon wedded bliss was unveiled in the study of 1,000 football fans – and 1,000 suffering wives.

Couples admit to moving in together sooner than planned

Many Brits are feeling forced to move in with their significant others sooner than anticipated, due to practicality rather than emotion, according to new research from Confused.com.

Blind-eye Britain - half have avoided intervening in a mugging or robbery

Millions of Brits have turned a blind eye when they have seen fights, robberies and even muggings, a new study has shown. Researchers revealed more than half of British adults have avoided interfering in public altercations – as they just don’t want to get involved.

The most wanted romantic gifts

The most wanted romantic gifts

Women don’t want sexy underwear for Valentine’s Day – just a kiss goodbye on the way to work and an unprompted ‘I love you’, research has found. A detailed study carried out among 5,000 adults found most would prefer a simple kiss goodbye rather than lingerie.

Fall in love with London

Fall in love with London

Valentine's Day is upon us once more, so why not take a trip to the capital and plan something extra special for your loved one this year. London's hotels, restaurants and attractions are offering a whole host of romantic activities and unique packages to help you create the perfect Valentine's celebration for your special someone.

New interactive resource guides students and tutors through university application process

The new University Application Guide from Middlesex University provides a four-step journey to enrolling at university for teachers and their students.

Majority of parents are ‘pushing’ children towards careers

Majority of parents are ‘pushing’ children towards careers

Six in ten parents admit to trying to push their child down a particular career route, it has been revealed. Researchers found that parents are trying to influence their child’s career or education plans, with many admitting it’s to try and convince them to follow the path they wish they had taken.

Top 10 most romantic places to spend Valentine's Day in The Lake District

Top 10 most romantic places to spend Valentine's Day in The Lake District

The Lake District, Cumbria is renowned for its wildly romantic scenery providing the perfect place for a fabulous Valentine's break. Read on to find out where to stay on the most romantic day of the year.

Almost half of children receive presents on a sibling’s birthday

Almost half of children receive presents on a sibling’s birthday

Millions of children are enjoying a ‘bonus birthday’ each year - because their parents don’t want them to feel left out on a sibling’s big day, a study has revealed.