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.

Being Punjabi and divorced shouldn't define my life

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

My mad life: Caring for an autistic teenager

Midlife for Sarah Shackleton revolves around the needs of her autistic son

Lockdown love? More like lockdown labour

Staying home with your nearest and dearest may have turbo-charged some relationships, but for me it’s pushed the limits

What mums can't do (according to their daughters)

You've heard of U and non-U. As the mother of a teen, you should know about Mum and Non-Mum

'I longed to be a mother'

John Angerson

The joy of lockdown with teenagers (really)

A year of lockdown with children was difficult -- but it provided unexpected benefits for Clover Stroud and her teenager

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Noon Events

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How to cope with teen troubles

Get advice on how to deal with some of the biggest challenges that parents see every day.

Our Founder's tale of the crisis that inspired Noon

Career change, illness and a looming empty nest prompted Eleanor Mills to start her next act

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Connect: Eating Disorders

When a child is ill with anorexia or bulimia the whole family suffers; every meal becomes a battleground. These Eating Disorders online sessions can help.