Celebrity Mums & Kids

David Beckham chaperoned son on date

10:47am Victoria and David Beckham's eldest son Brooklyn was left red-faced during his very first date because his soccer star father served as his chaperone.

Favourite villain

Angelina Jolie's first appearance since operation to remove ovaries

Angelina Jolie walks to stage to accept award for Favourite Villain.

Gorgeous new photos show Angelina Jolie celebrating with two of her daughters.

Famous people's children can be just as bad as mine

Jennifer Lopez with her twins Maximilian and Emme at the 'Home' premiere.

Kerri Sackville As a mother of three kids, two of whom spent many an hour flinging themselves around for no good reason, I delight in knowing that I am not alone.

Watch Robert Downey jnr as 'Tony Stark' give a 7-year-old boy a bionic arm

<i>Iron Man</i>'s Robert Downey jnr presented a 7-year-old boy with a bionic arm.

Livia Gamble Iron Man actor Robert Downey jnr and engineer Albert Manero came up with the perfect plan to give Alex Pring, who loves superheroes, an Iron Man-style prosthetic limb.

Michelle Williams thanks Kristen Bell for changing Matilda's life

Thankful: Actress Michelle Williams no longer has to worry about her daughter being photographed.

Michelle Williams sends Frozen star Kristen Bell a note once a month to thank her for taking a stand against magazine editors who publish photos of stars and their kids.

Ryan Phillippe opens up about about his daughter's depression

Ryan Phillippe: 'She has it, and I wish to hell she didn't.'

Livia Gamble Ryan Phillippe has opened up about his battle with depression saying it was a huge "obstacle" for him while growing up, one his daughter is also facing.

Beckham brood sit front row at Victoria's New York fashion show

Fashionable family: David Beckham sits next to Vogue editor Anna Wintour with his daughter, Harper, and son Brooklyn during the Victoria Beckham Fall/Winter 2015 collection during New York Fashion Week.

When Victoria Beckham sent her latest collection down the New York Fashion Week catwalk yesterday, she had her five biggest fans in the crowd to cheer her on.


Emma Thompson to homeschool daughter

Emma Thompson with her daughter Gaia.

Actress Emma Thompson has withdrawn her teenage daughter from school and built her a classroom in the garden.

From Sia videos to 'Dance Moms,' 12-year-old dancer steps into pop culture fame

Maddie Ziegler, in a still from Sia's 'Elastic Heart' video.

Maria Sciullo Fame might well be fleeting, but Maddie Ziegler is keeping pace.

Maddie Ziegler doesn’t know what Sia’s 'Elastic Heart' video is about


Livia Gamble The clip, released earlier this month featuring Ziegler, 12, and actor Shia LaBeouf, 28, was called out by some as being inappropriate but the real meaning of the song remains a mystery, even to the young star of the video.

Michelle Obama faces same social media challenge as all parents

Is this Malia? The photograph that appeared on Instagram last week.

Krissah Thompson The first lady's approach came into focus last week after a rare and seemingly private photo of her elder daughter, Malia, became public on Instagram.

David Arquette buys $14K diamond ring for daughter Coco

David Arquette

Rachel Clun No Christmas present is too big for your 10-year-old daughter, especially if you're a celebrity.

7th Heaven's Stephen Collins wants people to know the truth about sexual abuse allegations

Remorseful: Stephen Collins addresses sexual abuse allegations publicly.

Livia Gamble Actor Stephen Collins has apologised for sexually abusing three young girls but said he has not had the “impulse to act in such a way” for 20 years.

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt steals the show at 'Unbroken' premiere

Brad Pitt attends 'Unbroken' premiere with children Shiloh, Pax and Maddox.

Livia Gamble Despite inheriting her mum’s good looks Shiloh Jolie-Pitt has inherited her dad, Brad Pitt’s style.

Five minutes with Sophia Grace and Rosie

Sophia Grace (right) and Rosie (left).

Livia Gamble They’re friends with Ellen Degeneres and have interviewed some of the biggest celebrities on the red carpet, but this Christmas, Sophia Grace and Rosie have taken on a big responsibility.

Bindi Irwin: "He is more and more like Dad every day"

Bindi Irwin with her brother Robert.

Livia Gamble Bindi Irwin can't believe how much her brother Robert Irwin resembles their late dad.

Aide who criticised Obama girls resigns

UNDERWHELMED: Sasha and Malia Obama don't seem impressed with the presidential turkey pardon.

An aide to a Republican congressman has resigned after her Facebook post criticising President Barack Obama's daughters touched off a backlash.

Backlash: Obama daughters criticised in aide's Facebook post

US President Barack Obama 'pardons the turkeys' as his daughters Sasha and Malia look on.

Missy Ryan The communications director for a Republican member of Congress ignited a firestorm this weekend when she criticised President Barack Obama's teenage daughters in a Facebook post that touched a nerve even for Americans accustomed to political mudslinging.

Nicole Kidman: 'We work really hard' to keep marriage alive

Works hard for love: Nicole Kidman.

After her split with Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman thought she'd never fall in love again but she couldn't have been more wrong.

Cate Blanchett admits being intimidated by other mums

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchettt’s international star status doesn’t mean that she isn’t sensitive to other mother’s criticisms when it comes to raising her three children.

Cruise marriage doesn't define me: Holmes

Actress Katie Holmes says she doesn't want her marriage to Tom Cruise to define her.

How the Jolie-Pitt brood behaved when they met the Queen, according to Brad Pitt

Jolie received the honorary damehood for services to UK foreign policy and the campaign to end sexual violence in war zones.

Livia Gamble Brad Pitt has said how impressed he was with his kids when they met the Queen.

'7th Heaven' actor Stephen Collins faces new sex-crime investigation

Police linvestigating <i>7th Heaven</i> actor Stephen Collins over sexual abuse claims.

Richard Winton and Kate Mather The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has launched an investigation into 7th Heaven actor Stephen Collins for allegedly exposing himself to a minor about three decades ago, officials said, adding to existing sexual-abuse police inquires in Los Angeles and New York.

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie make a habit of wearing their kid's drawings


Livia Gamble Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have come up with a new way of showing off their children's drawings.

Jolie feels mum's presence 'all the time'

Angelina Jolie says her experience with motherhood has connected her with her own late mother's memory.

Jamie Oliver: "I was pulling pints at age 10"


Matthew Stadlen Food has been central to Oliver's life since he was an eight-year-old boy helping out in the gastro pub his parents still run in the Essex village of Clavering.


How a hashtag changed the way the media treat children

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 12:  Kim Kardashian and daughter, North West are seen in walking in Soho on August 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

Sarah Macdonald On consent, permission, control and the celebrity mum.


Angelina Jolie reveals wedding dress with embroidered drawings by kids

The first photographs of Jolie's dress.

Rachel Clun Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released images of their secret wedding that took place last month – including images of Jolie’s custom-designed wedding dress.

It's official: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt marry in France

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie.

After years of rumours, it has been revealed that Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have married at their French property, Chateau Miraval.

Actress Milla Jovovich is pregnant with her second child

Milla Jovovich

WENN The former model and her filmmaker husband Paul W. S. Anderson are preparing to welcome another member to their family.

Bindi Irwin boyfriend reports false

Bindi Irwin posted this picture with Luke Reavley to her Instagram account calling him her

A new media report claiming Bindi Irwin has a 24-year-old boyfriend are false, Australia Zoo has confirmed.

The humiliation of constantly being asked if you are expecting


Antonia Kidman At what age does a woman need to be and how many children does a woman need to have before people will stop asking if she is expecting another? Recently, I was on the receiving end of that terribly awkward faux pas and it left me feeling humiliated and flat.

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Kate Moss' 16-year-old little sister stars in new Calvin Klein ads


Olivia Bergin 21 years after Kate Moss first posed for Calvin Klein, her sister Lottie is following in her footsteps.

Bob Irwin won't attend granddaughter Bindi Irwin's sweet 16

Bindi Irwin is set to celebrate her 16th birthday without her grandfather.

Rachel Clun Bindi Irwin's 16th birthday celebrations may not be so sweet next month, possibly thanks to an old family rift.

Jude Law's son makes his debut on the catwalk


Livia Gamble Jude law's 17-year-old was seen walking the runway in DKNY menswear show, which was co-hosted with Esquire, for their official opening night in London.


Jennifer Lopez: "It changes your whole life"

Jennifer Lopez with her 6-year-old daughter Emme.

Elysa Gardner Jennifer Lopez opens up about her 6-year-old twins, how motherhood has changed her, and why she is stronger than ever.


Willow Smith's controversial image sparks investigation by authorities

Willow and Moises

Rachel Clun A controversial photo of their 13-year-old daughter has reportedly landed the couple in hot water with child protective services.

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Hey Dad! star Robert Hughes sentenced to jail for child sex abuse

Faces sentencing this week: Actor Robert Hughes.

Paul Bibby Hughes will serve at least six years jail after being convicted of 10 child sex charges.

Kate Winslet: I want my kids to have opinions

British actress Kate Winslet attends the world premiere of Titanic 3D in central London on March 27, 2012.    AFP PHOTO/ CARL COURT

"I try with my children to have them know it’s great being who they are and having an opinion and not being afraid to speak up."

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin separate

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin

Rachel Clun Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have announced they are officially separating after 11 years of marriage.

The moment we stopped publishing photos of celebrities' kids


Katie Carlin The video footage that changed our policy on paparazzi photos of celebs' kids and why more publications are banning these images.

Jolie good fun at Sydney's Luna Park

Angelina Jolie

Rachel Clun Angelina Jolie made the most of some more holiday time and sunshine in Sydney, taking her five-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox to Luna Park on Monday.

Sasha and Malia Obama: becoming young women in the White House

The Obama women at the presidential swearing-in ceremony, January 2013.

When they holidayed in Hawaii just before US President Barack Obama's first inauguration, Malia and Sasha were little girls doting on their dad - holding his hand on the beach, taking in a dolphin show and nuzzling up to him at the shave-ice shop.

Beyonce grants ill fan's final wish


Taylon Davis is a 12-year-old girl with an inoperable brain tumor who had a far-fetched wish: she wanted to dance with Beyoncé.

Ben Affleck on his struggle to protect his children from the paparazzi

Ben Affleck.

Katie Carlin Ben Affleck has expressed his disgust in the way the Paparazzi target his three children, calling their actions ‘tasteless at best’ and a threat to their safety.


Family outing

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt snapped on Sydney Harbour

Angelina Jolie in Sydney

New pictures of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt enjoying Sydney life with their six children have appeared online.

Angelina and kids move into Vaucluse mansion

angelina jolie

Jo Casamento With no sign of Brad Pitt in Sydney yet, his partner Angelina Jolie and their six children are believed to have taken up residence in a Vaucluse mansion for the remainder of production on her film Unbroken.

Beyonce sings duet with blind girl from Perth


Livia Gamble A blind girl with hearing and muscle difficulties sings a duet with Beyonce in front of 15,000 fans.


Suri's escape from Scientology

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.

Nick Allen Tom Cruise has confirmed that Katie Holmes left him partly because she wanted to protect their daughter from Scientology, and admitted he did not see Suri for 110 days after their divorce.

No split custody for celebrity mum Kate Winslet


Kate Winslet doesn't believe in 50/50 custody with her ex-husbands. " None of this 50/50 time with the mums and dads - my children live with me; that is it. That is it!"

Angelina Jolie flies into Sydney with family to film Unbroken

Angelina Jolie and all her children arrived in Sydney on QF12 at 6am this morning at Sydney's international airport.
Photography Brendan Esposito
Smh, 6th September,2013

Angelina Jolie has flown into Sydney with her family as she prepares to direct the new World War II drama Unbroken.

Bindi marks birthday with birth control debate

Bindi Irwin

Bindi Irwin has renewed her calls for a debate on population control, saying she is upset very young girls in Third World countries are having babies they can't afford to feed.

Paris Jackson hospitalised after suicide attempt


Jon Swaine in New York Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter, Paris, was hospitalised on Wednesday after attempting to kill herself, according to her family.


The former child star not crazy, naked or high

Mara Wilson

Amber Robinson Mara Wilson was the child star of the 90's who dropped out of the limelight in favour of less famous pursuits but what makes some child stars grow up into functioning adults while others spiral out of control?

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Obsessing over their offspring

Jolie Pitt

Has our society's obsession with the children of celebrities gone too far? Alana Schetzer admits she knows a whole lot more about these famous strangers' kids than she ever wanted to.

Cruise admits he 'did not expect' the divorce


Staff writers Tom Cruise has spoken publicly for the first time about his divorce from Katie Holmes and admits it was unexpected.

Strong swimmer

Supermodel Klum saves son from drowning

Heidi Klum

Supermodel Heidi Klum has reportedly plunged into the ocean to save her seven-year-old son from drowning during a vacation in Hawaii.

Jackman climbs Mount Fuji with son

Hugh Jackman

Agencies Actor Hugh Jackman climbed the highest mountain in Japan with his son to watch the sunrise while on a break from shooting The Wolverine.

Blanchett's Hobbit parenting lesson


Agencies Cate Blanchett's role as Lady Galadriel in Peter Jackson's latest Middle-earth adventure taught her some useful parenting tips.

In defence of hovering

Mother assisting son (2-3) drinking milk, (B&W)

Mother of two little girls, Jessica Rowe fesses up to being a helicopter parent. But she refuses to feel guilty about it.


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