Family

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A kick in the teeth for northern dentists | Brief letters
Brief letters: Dentists | Child labour | Flying the nest | Boris Johnson | False advertising

Letters

23, Sep, 2021 @4:37 PM

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The economy has shafted millennials: now it wants their offspring too | Joel Golby
Yes yes, we know you can’t afford to have children. But if the economy tanks because of the low birthrate, you’ll be to blame, says Guardian writer Joel Golby

Joel Golby

23, Sep, 2021 @12:49 PM

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Family Zoom calls: you may not like extroverts, but you need us | Natalie Reilly
I craved connection, which may be a polite way of saying I needed other people to listen to me speak

Natalie Reilly

23, Sep, 2021 @6:04 AM

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Proper sobbing and perspective – what I learned when my younger daughter left home | Adrian Chiles
Seeing your children off to university isn’t easy, but it was worth dragging the dog across a crowded dancefloor to say some goodbyes, writes Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles

23, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Power of attorney doesn’t help in tackling predatory marriage | Letters
Letters: Daphne Franks on one of the many horrendous gaps in procedure that are failing elderly and vulnerable people

Letters

22, Sep, 2021 @3:45 PM

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Damning report published into death of baby born to teenager in prison cell
Inquiry into how 18-year-old gave birth on her own in HMP Bronzefield in Ashford finds many failings

Diane Taylor

22, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on falling birthrates: to parent or not to parent? | Editorial
Editorial: Pronatalist policies seem beside the point when existing families’ needs are ignored

Editorial

20, Sep, 2021 @5:53 PM

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Older people need better safeguards against predatory marriage | Letter
Letter: Once a marriage has been officiated there are few protections in place for the victim or their family, says Jenny Pierce from Solicitors for the Elderly

Letters

20, Sep, 2021 @4:06 PM

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British ‘baby shortage’ could lead to economic decline, says thinktank
Social Market Foundation suggests measures including better childcare provision to increase birthrate

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Together Together review – Ed Helms surrogacy comedy that’s a little over-polite
Wan jokes land softly as pregnant Anna gets to know single father Matt in a film that looks wussy next to The Surrogate

Leslie Felperin

19, Sep, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Food, faith and family: how we feed our son his rich mixed heritage
I’m a Bangladeshi Muslim. My husband is an Ashkenazi Jew. And our baby son? He’ll eat chicken soup and chicken curry…

Shahnaz Ahsan

19, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A tussle at nursery leaves our boy tearful…
But sadly for his dad, there’s only one person he wants to tell. By Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

19, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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