Family

Family issues for women in midlife are distinct from the earlier challenges. Parenting teens brings a host of concerns, ranging from wrangling your almost-adult into doing chores to more serious problems like eating disorders and self-harming. And we often care for older family members as well. You’ll find stories and advice here that relate to the real problems we experience now.

Moongre: The Indian vegetable that reminds me of family

This vegetable that the author picked and ate in India connects her to her past

Understanding life without children

Julia Bueno understands the challenge of losing a child as well as grappling with feelings associated with a childfree life. Here, she gives her insight

I became a mother of twins in my 50s

Linnett Cottrill decided she wanted children and embarked on a journey of egg-freezing, genetic testing, using donor eggs and finally becoming a mother...

Being Punjabi and divorced shouldn't define my life

Aged 40 and divorced, Minreet Kaur had to overcome ingrained prejudice to regain her independence

Why I'm childfree by choice

It's a less typical road to choose not to have children. But it's a path that can be embraced, says Kerensa Jennings.

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How to divorce with dignity

Divorcing with dignity is a choice, and will make any divorce better.

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How to repot your life: Part 1

Have that nagging feeling that your life isn't quite right? You may be potbound. Here's how to repot your life so you can flourish.

Understanding my father after his death

Meriel Schindler was alienated from her father, who died penniless. In researching a book, she began to understand him.

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Thinking about splitting up? Divorce advice for midlife

When you're contemplating divorce, it's vital to think ahead. This dating advice from someone who's done it will help.

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Noon expert: Lucy Love Coach

Love in midlife can be complicated. Our expert helps you navigate it no matter your situation

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Noon Icon: Melinda Gates

Melinda Gates had an impressive career in tech before her life as a philanthropist and campaigner. Now is her next stage.

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