Family life

Memories are made of this

Memories are made of this

I do love the idea of decluttering in theory. I’m just not much good at it

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Boomerang kids

Boomerang kids

Our eldest daughter left home a few months ago at the tender age of 18

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Are computers robbing us of the power of speech?

Are computers robbing us of the power of speech?

Children's communication problems have gone up by 70% over the last 7 years

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Should we spy on our kids?

Should we spy on our kids?

They can go anywhere any time, any place and we can do very little about it.

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A healthy interest in research

A healthy interest in research

Two pieces of science have caught my eye this week – which must be a record

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Why is age such a sore point?

Why is age such a sore point?

I’m 39, have been for ages. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it

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PCs, passwords and Pingu

PCs, passwords and Pingu

Do you rely on your children to help you out with technology?

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How do we plan for old age?

How do we plan for old age?

I was talking to my cousin the other day about the cruelties of old age

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The parent trap

The parent trap

Over-controlling parents are likely to raise depressed children

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Is breast best?

Is breast best?

830,000 babies a year would be saved if they were breastfed

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A kind of magic

A kind of magic

Without Bernadette there would be at least 366 grumpier people around

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Don’t panic!

Don’t panic!

These days we’ve stopped worrying about overheating or choking babies

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