The unexpected benefits of a growing family

As your family expands to welcome new spouses and grandchildren, your health and wellbeing receives a boost. Here are just some of the reasons why.

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Making your home child-proof again

A new grandchild in the family means another round of child-proofing. Try these ideas for spotting new dangers and making them safe.

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10 tips for keeping romance alive

Whether you’ve been married for years or in a new relationship, Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You in the Mail on Sunday, offers advice for spending quality time together.

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"I might be 55 but I still love the magic of Christmas!"

Carol on why she loves the festive period and why it’s a double celebration for her.

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Looking after yourself when you're looking after mum and dad

Zelda West-Meads, agony aunt for You magazine in the Mail on Sunday, explores the challenges of parent care.

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6 Essential Life Skills You Should Teach Your Children

Every parent wants their child to grow up prepared to face the world head on. With this list of essential life skills you can help give them a head start.

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Play together, stay together

Active play with grandchildren can help keep you fit and healthy, boost their development and build strong relationships

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How do I get my teen to be more independent?

How to help your dependent teen flourish into a self-sufficient young adult (so you can finally put your feet up!).

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Romantic weekends away

Whatever your taste and your budget, we’ve got great ideas for romantic weekend getaways

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Five romantic perfumes

Discover our guide to fragrances to suit the mood – and maybe share it with someone in need of gift ideas!

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What is your cat or dog telling you?

We may think they understand every word we say, but cats and dogs can talk to us too, using body language.

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Being there: coping with teenage heartbreak

Zelda West-Meads on how to support your child or grandchild through the emotional rollercoaster of first relationships.

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Whiter teeth to make sure those first impressions really count

Whether you’re meeting family for the first time, going for a new job or dating again, make sure your smile is what everyone remembers – for the right reasons

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What everyone over 50 worries about on their ‘first date’

If you’ve been out of the dating game for a while it can feel like a whole new (and very scary) world. But these pieces of advice should put you at ease…

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