Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine has revealed that their four-year-old twins have autism. The 29-year-old made the revelation in an Instagram post to celebrate twins Leo and Penelope's fourth birthday on Sunday, which contained a heartfelt poem she had written especially for her children. "Today you both turn four, and I celebrate so much more. In the last 12 months you have learnt to talk, and you are using flat feet to walk. You are conquering your daily challenges, and I'm here to hold your hand, when your dealing with sensory overload, the quietest room sounds like a big brass band,"
Autism has been making headlines after Paddy McGuinness' wife Christine revealed their four-year-old twins have been diagnosed with the condition, which affects around 700,000 people in the UK according to the National Autistic Society (NAS). However despite more than 1 in every 100 Brits living with autism, it is still often misunderstood. We've rounded up everything you need to know about the signs and symptoms to look out for. STORY: Paddy McGuinness' wife reveals their twins have autism What is autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how people perceive the world and interact with others. The NAS says that
Andy Murray had an exceptional year in 2016, winning his second Wimbledon title, his second Olympic gold and securing his position as world No. 1 but the tennis champ says the best moment of his life happened off-court. During an interview with the BBC's Sally Nugent and a group of schoolchildren – 'mini Murrays' – Andy, 30, was asked what the best moment of his life was. Andy admits he's missed some of Sophia's milestones "The best moment of my life would be when my daughter was born," said Andy, who welcomed little Sophia with his wife Kim in February 2016.
The Duchess of Cambridge surprised fans by showing off a new shorter hairstyle as she arrived at Wimbledon on Monday. Kate was attending the first day of the tournament in her capacity as the new patron of All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, and cut a glamorous appearance in a monochrome polka dot dress from one of her favourite fashion designers, Dolce & Gabbana, trading her signature clutch for a Victoria Beckham handbag. STORY: How to get Kate's glossy, bouncy blow dry But it was her bouncy, shorter curls that got people talking, with her hair cut a few inches
Kim Sears looked radiant as she attended the first day of this year's Wimbledon tournament to cheer on her husband Andy Murray. All eyes were on the 29-year-old as she took her seat in the Player's Box at Centre Court, making her first high-profile appearance following the news that she is pregnant with Andy's second baby. Kim showed just a hint of a baby bump, wearing a floral printed maternity dress that featured an empire waist. She teamed the summery frock with a pastel pink trench coat, and wore her hair in her signature blow-dry. Kim appeared to have left
Alexis Ohanian has claimed that his fiancée, Serena Williams, will be an "awesome mum". The Reddit co-founder, who is gearing up for the arrival of his first child with the tennis champion, shared his delight as he revealed he will be taking a "lengthy" paternity leave. Speaking on CNBC's Squawk Box show this week, he said: "She's very good at a lot of times and well on her way to being an awesome mum too… At Reddit, it's really important for us to support men and women when they are welcoming a new member to the family and so
Catherine Zeta-Jones looked fabulous in her latest Instagram post – where her radiant youthful looks were evident for all to see. The Chicago actress looked beautiful in the head-shot, which she captioned: "Rise and Shine." In the image, Catherine’s large brown eyes were rimmed with a bold outline of black liner and her eyelashes were elongated by layers of mascara. The 47-year-old’s eyes were further enhanced by her perfectly groomed brow and her make-up look was completed with a neutral lip. Meanwhile, Catherine’s long, dark, glossy hair looked fabulous styled in loose waves, that cascaded gently past her shoulders. Emulating Hollywood
Eyebrows can make or break your look - they're said to be our most important facial feature and the first thing people notice, so it's important to get your brows looking as good and groomed as possible. To help out, we've compiled our top tips and sourced some expert tricks from celebrity eyebrow queen Amy Jean, who tends to the brows of supermodel Naomi Campbell and Dannii Minogue... Happy grooming! 1.Invest in a professional service This is important to get the perfect shape for you, advises Amy. "Even if you invest in a professional service just once, you then have
Alex Jones’ little boy Teddy looked to have enjoyed a day out in style with his doting mum and grandparents on Monday. Taking to Instagram, The One Show presenter captured a sweet moment from their morning in the gardens of Hampton Court, in which her mum and dad are pictured posing with Teddy, who is resting in his pram. And going by the image, it seems that Alex’s parents are quite the fashionistas! Her mum looked stylish in a monochromic outfit, teaming a black pencil skirt with a white shirt and matching aviator glasses, while her dad had opted
Marvin Humes is a doting dad of two young girls – and has even taken to carefully coordinating his outfits to match theirs! During their family holiday, Marvin’s wife Rochelle captured a sweet moment of the trio relaxing on the grass – all clad in vibrant floral ensembles. In the photo, the 32-year-old sports a fashion-forward pair of rose print shorts and a vest, while Alai-Mai, four, and Valentina, four months, both look ultra-cute in a ditsy yellow print dresses. A matching floral bag is also in view, which presumably belongs to Rochelle. Marvin and his daughters in matching floral