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.

How my husband fell apart during lockdown

Amanda Easter suffers the side-effects of the pandemic

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'I went to a sex club after my divorce'

After her divorce, one woman decided to visit a sex club. The results surprised her

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I gave up on IVF and became a stepmother instead

Elizabeth Kesses reveals why she chose not to have a baby, but how stepmotherhood changed her

I'm so glad lockdown is over - it nearly broke me

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

My unexpected love affair - with my husband

After thirty years of marriage, Yasmin Alibhai-Brown found a renewed passion

I was childless and heartbroken. Nature healed me

Like nearly half of my generation I haven't had kids. Nature, wild swimming and the sea healed me

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 life crisis that inspired Noon

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

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.

Noon Expert: Julia Bueno

Julia Bueno shines a light on reproductive mental health including infertility, grief and loss

Noon Expert: Julia Bueno

Dealing with a Teen in Trouble

Our four-day retreat will give you the respite you need to be the patient and loving parent your child requires.

Reboot Retreat

Facing Life Alone

Facing Life Alone - The retreat for women who are divorced or divorcing, bereaved, single or facing an empty nest.

Reboot Retreat

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