Health World

My closest friend, my biggest enemy: can I make sense of my sister’s life and death?

My sister’s illness was a mystery until the day before she died. In the spring of 2016, Fauzia was taken to hospital twice and each


‘I cringe at it now’: what happened to the kids of reality TV?

Shane Keough’s mother, Jeana, is a former Playboy model. His father, Matt, was a professional baseball player. He grew up in a sprawling mansion and


‘I was losing my mind’: can baby sleep gurus really help exhausted parents?

By the time her baby was four months old, Zara, a psychologist and executive coach from Surrey, was able to open a bottle of wine


How do I tell my brother his diet could be harmful?

I’m in my late 40s and have a brother who is a couple of years younger than me. He’s been happily married for almost 20

Fitness Travel World

My kids can shoot up a climbing wall – but real rocks were a big challenge

“I have no idea where to put my foot,” says my 10-year-old son, his voice a mix of fret and frustration. He is stuck halfway

Travel World

It’s cold and wet, but Scarborough is a beacon of normality for families

The sky was overcast, a chill wind blew in from the sea, and everyone was wearing coats. But for four-year-old Caitlin and two-year-old Jim, there


My mum escaped the cruelty of Ireland’s mother and baby homes. I might not be alive if she hadn’t

My mother’s relationship with her parents was uneasy. Born into a strict Irish Catholic family, she’d been evacuated as a baby, sent to a convent


Asthma in toddlers linked to in-utero exposure to air pollution, study finds

Infants whose mothers were exposed to higher levels of tiny air pollution particles during pregnancy are much more likely to develop asthma, according to research.


Declining birthrates will the take strain off our planet | Letters

I must take issue with your editorial that seems to suggest that declining birthrates need to be reversed (The Guardian view on declining birthrates: there