Family

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Children and nurseries are being failed by this government | Letter
Letter: Charlie Rosier says millions of children are missing out on structured learning and development opportunities due to growing issues with affordability

Letters

07, Aug, 2022 @3:55 PM

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My son seems to think chores are fun – but his work has only just begun | Séamas O’Reilly
Time to come clean about who does the housework

Séamas O’Reilly

07, Aug, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Simone Lia: Generational misunderstanding – cartoon
Crossed wires between mother and daughter…

Simone Lia

07, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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As our son flies away, are my tears for him? Or for our own leaving behind of youth? | Anna Sublet
That boy left on his own overseas trip. And I was left slightly bereft and unhinged

Anna Sublet

06, Aug, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Sara Pascoe looks back: ‘I often tell myself I am funnier the uglier I look’
The comedian recreates a photo of her first time on stage and looks back at her shaky path to stardom

Harriet Gibsone

06, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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What is the wingspan of a bald eagle, and what is a shadow? Try our kids’ quiz
Five multiple-choice questions – set by children – to test your knowledge, and a chance to submit your own junior brain-teasers for future quizzes

Molly Oldfield

06, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tim Dowling: only when I pull the rug back do I realise we’ve hit a new low | Tim Dowling
The middle one bends down for a closer look. Suddenly he shrieks and leaps into the air

Tim Dowling

06, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Think like a trucker: 15 ways to survive Britain’s summer of holiday queues and delays
Get your car air-con serviced, have a game of road-trip bingo and play tricks on fellow queuers to keep the family happy, say professionals

Tim Dowling

05, Aug, 2022 @5:13 PM

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Seeing family v helping the planet: how to decide whether to fly | Letters
Letters: Rachel Edwards considers the alternatives; Alan Whitehouse recommends trains; Neil Blessit relies on virtual contact; Petrina Wade feels conflicted; and Rosie Clinton raises the question of SUVs

Letters

05, Aug, 2022 @4:50 PM

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My son has very low self-esteem and confidence. How can I help him? | Ask Annalisa Barbieri
You should consider factors other than your own parenting – but it’s better to be patient instead of turning yourself inside out looking for answers

Annalisa Barbieri

05, Aug, 2022 @1:00 PM

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You be the judge: Should my wife switch to brushing her teeth after breakfast?
He thinks cleaning your teeth after food is the hygienic choice; she says brushing first thing is the best way to start the day. You decide whose method leaves a bad taste

Interviews by Georgina Lawton

05, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Is this the summer I’ll learn to fight the capitalist urge to ‘do’ something? | Emma Brockes
The maddening impulse to be productive on holiday has given way to having fun – and I’m enjoying every minute, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

04, Aug, 2022 @12:00 PM

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