We were mother and son... now we're father and daughter!

Finding out your child wants to have a sex change must be hard for any parent to hear, but most would eventually accept it and offer their support. However, one mum has gone even further than that.

After watching her son become her daughter, mother Erica Maison has herself decided to have a sex change and become the man - now known as Eric - she always wanted to be.

We speak to them both live from Michigan, USA to find out how mother and son are now father and daughter.

I'm 39... and I've got dementia

I've always loved America, and I had this mad idea to travel across America, to do something that is going to stick with me ... and to raise money, for research for other people

– Laura Borrell

At the age of just 39, Laura Borrell is one of the youngest people to be diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia, a condition that usually affects pensioners.

Since her diagnosis five years ago, Laura’s been forced to give up her beloved law degree and come to grips with her life-changing condition. Her story hit the headlines after her mum created a GoFundMe page so that Laura and her husband Phil could go on a trip of a lifetime to make new memories - before her memories are taken away.

Laura on her wedding day

Whilst I can be an ambassador and get the word out, that's what I want to do

– Laura Borrell

Having raised over £2,900 the couple join us on the sofa before they embark on their road trip around America - and Holly and Phillip have got a surprise lined up for the couple in Boston.

Schofe meets the real-life Crocodile Dundee, and a tower of giraffes

After two weeks of high-octane adventure, diving with great whites, completing the world’s highest commercial abseil, and haggling - very badly - in Cape Town; this week it’s time to take things just a little bit easy.

So with my wife Steph and the This Morning crew, we left Cape Town on a flight to Port Elizabeth; from there it was an hour's drive to Founders Lodge.

The act of kindness that changed my life

After the first night, he wasn't Joey the homeless guy, he was Joey, our friend

– Charlotte Ellis

Charlotte Ellis and her boyfriend Taylor Waldon were on their way home from a night out in Covent Garden when they realised their train station was shut and they had missed their chance to get home.

They were about to face a freezing night's wait on the streets of London when a complete stranger, a homeless man named Joey, offered to lend them his coat and duvet. One random act of kindness led to another and the pair took Joey home with them to Essex.

Now Joey has turned his life around got a home and a has a new job. The trio join us today to tell their amazing story of kindness and friendship.

Charlotte, Taylor and Joey - Team Joey have faith - are now raising money on JustGiving to tackle homelessness.

How to get your bank account to pay YOU

The bank price wars is back. It’s the start of 2017 and many banks are already so desperate for your custom they're willing to bribe you (legally of course) with big incentives to move to them. Play it right and you can profit large – sometimes grabbing even more than one.

Our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis is here, going back to basics, with his guide on how to get your bank account to pay YOU.

Have our sugar addicts quit the sweet stuff?

Last week we saw This Morning viewers Alexa, Stephanie and Emma all facing up to their sugar addictions. They were tasked with changing the way they think about their relationship with the sweet stuff by hypnotist Paul McKenna.

Today they're back alongside Paul to tell us how they are feeling since taking a different approach to what they eat - a tricky feat considering their task was set before and during the festive period!

When patients attack: How safe are our paramedics?

Paramedic Heidi was left feeling vulnerable and anxious at work after being sexually assaulted by a 75-year-old patient.

193 NHS workers are assaulted every day and radio host Nick Ferrari is determined to change this. He’s launched a petition to make it a specific offence to attack an NHS medical worker, just as it is a specific crime to assault a police officer.