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Man ‘proposes’ to woman’s five-year-old daughter minutes after asking her to marry him

(Picture: Mandi Gilliland) An adorable set of photos captured the moment 26-year-old Grant Tribbett, from Indiana, proposed to his long-term partner Cassandra Lynn. Here’s how being a poor millennial has actually worked in my favour Cassandra has a five-year-old daughter named Adrianna Rose, who Grant absolutely adores and he made that clear in his beautiful proposal to Cassandra. (Picture: Mandi ...

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All the wedding expenses you might not be expecting

Photo credit: Getty No-one is surprised that wedding are expensive, but you’re probably thinking about the big stuff like the dress and the venue, rather than the little things that tend to add up.  Unfortunately there are quite a lot of small things, which on their own wouldn’t cause any stress, but all added together add another £1,000 or so ...

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What I want my eldest child to know before he starts high school

(Picture: Erin Aniker for Metro.co.uk) It keeps hitting me in the pit of my stomach. I feel a sense of sadness as we roll towards the end of your last term at primary school and get ready for high school. How can time have gone so quickly? I remember your first day at your primary school, aged four, excitedly running ...

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Yes, we’re grown up and no, we won’t let go of our Harry Potter obsession

(Picture: Getty/MylesGoode) If, as an adult woman, who has reached the grand old age of 26, I was still obsessed with Barbies I would be considered a bit strange.  A fondness for Thomas the Tank Engine would also be seen as a bit out of left field. Teen says she was slut-shamed for wearing a long t-shirt and shorts in ...

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Canada looks like it might be about to run out of weed

(Picture: Arindam Shivaani/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Canada is a model nation in so many ways. It’s beautiful. Liberal. It has Justin Trudeau. How I’m feeling six months in to taking antidepressants And in line with its forward-thinking ways, it’s about to become the first major economy to legalise the recreational use of cannabis next year. But Canadians are already hitting ...

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How popular you were at school can affect the rest of your life

(Picture: Getty) High school can be one of the greatest periods in your life or it can be an absolute living hell which haunts you forever. Either way, how popular you were at school can affect how easily you settle into university life or how keen you are to never step foot in another educational institution again. Dad dresses his ...

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Quiz: Do you remember all of these random characters from Friends?

Sit back, and take this ultimate Friends quiz (Picture: Warner Bros) Friends is one of the greatest shows to ever bless our screens, but just how much do you remember from it? Let’s stop denying the existence of cellulite Yes, you still probably use the jokes to this day, you identify with them, and you have an absolute favourite episode, ...

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What happens if you let a robot name your guinea pigs

(Photo: Getty Images) Using animals in experiments? Normally we’d be against it. Let’s stop denying the existence of cellulite But in what is quite possibly the only experiment that used guinea pigs as guinea pigs without being cruel, a research scientist has harnessed artificial intelligence to name pets. It all started when Portland Guinea Pig Rescue approached scientist Janelle Shane with ...

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You hate your voice because you hear it differently to how it actually sounds

(Picture: Mmuffin/ Metro) There are few moments of discomfort more intensely painful than listening to a recording of your own voice. Do you really sound like that? Is your voice seriously that nasal and high pitched? Let’s stop denying the existence of cellulite You pray that this isn’t the way everyone else hears you. You quickly shut off the recording and try ...

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16 things you only know if you live in Clapham

All the best things in life (Picture: Rex/Getty) A lot of people think they ‘get’ Clapham. Big common, lots of Aussies, right? Wrong. Well, sort of. Clapham certainly does have a wealth of green spaces. 9 reasons why Balham is the best place to live in London And OK, a fair few Antipodeans settle here – but Clapham is so ...

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