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It helps to admit your failures as a parent

By Elizabeth Summers / October 25, 2016 / No comments

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We assume that child-rearing classes are only for troubled families but everyone could benefit

Strict domestic rules won’t wash with me

By Elizabeth Summers / October 11, 2016 / No comments

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Cleaning the house may be a chore but reading about how you’re doing it wrong is even worse

Glorious gardens

By Elizabeth Summers / September 26, 2016 / No comments

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Britain’s best blooms, picked by the gardening expert Rachel de Thame

Rosyth’s garden city blooms again

By Elizabeth Summers / September 10, 2016 / No comments

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The Edwardian ideals of community living and green spaces are back in vogue

Grassroots festival gives the green light to urban growers

By Elizabeth Summers / August 30, 2016 / No comments

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While the aspirational Bloom show takes place in the Phoenix Park next weekend, the fringe event aims to inspire city dwellers to transform urban

Health: Is your head killing you?

By Elizabeth Summers / August 18, 2016 / No comments

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Last year, British women spent £300m on headache tablets. A few lifestyle changes might help you deal with the root of the problem, says

Bartoli says weight-loss virus behind poor health

By Elizabeth Summers / August 8, 2016 / No comments

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Marion Bartoli is planning to go to hospital to be treated for a virus after Wimbledon, she has said.

Refuse vaccine and risk cancer, parents told

By Elizabeth Summers / July 24, 2016 / No comments

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The World Health Organisation has pledged to support Irish health bodies in combating a campaign of misinformation on the HPV vaccine.

Anxious parents ‘creating moral panic’ over social media

By Elizabeth Summers / July 9, 2016 / No comments

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Many parents overreact to the risks that sexting, cyberbullying and explicit online material pose to their children and take steps to protect them that

Child abuse inquiry set to drop investigation into Ealing Abbey monks

By Elizabeth Summers / June 24, 2016 / No comments

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An investigation into one of the worst scandals to afflict the Catholic Church in Britain is set to be dropped from the public inquiry