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
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
Discover Noon events to help you enjoy midlife more and achieve your dreams.
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