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‘ Why I told my mother not to read my volume’- memoirs of a former wild daughter

Claire Dederer has written what is surely one of the most excruciatingly frank memoirs ever raw, revealing and explicit In the days before I’m due to speak to the writer Claire Dederer, the Freudian in me( admittedly quite a diminutive figure) begins to wonder if she isn’t subconsciously trying to wriggle out of our dialogue. …

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In a world of digital nomads, we will all be made homeless | John Harris

Whose utopia is this, when people have to sever emotional links and leave where they grew up to find dependable work?, asks Guardian columnist John Harris The office-space empire WeWork was founded eight years ago in New York. It currently leases 240,000 sq metres of real estate in London alone, which reportedly makes it the …

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‘No food should be taboo’: how to tackle your child’s weight- without dedicate them a complex

A third of children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. Heres how mothers can help them forge good habits and avoid creating lifelong insecurities Jusna Begum lives near the South Bank in London with her four children, aged between one and 11. When a health guest told her that her …

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Obese couples could be risking health of future infants, studies say

Diet and lifestyle during the pre-conception period can profoundly affect the childs growth, researchers find Couples who are obese, as well as those who smoke and beverage alcohol, could be risking the health of their future infants, say experts who are calling for far more awareness of the effects of modern lifestyles on newborns in …

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Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel

Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington for steal in a follow-up that lives up to Michael Bonds evergreen original Paddington 2 Paddington 2 review- Hugh Grant steals the show in sweet-natured and funny sequel 4/ 5 superstars Grant is on top form as a cravat-wearing villain who frames Paddington …

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Obese couples could be risking health of future infants, studies say

Diet and lifestyle during the pre-conception period can profoundly affect the childs growth, researchers find Couples who are obese, as well as those who smoke and drink alcohol, could be risking the health of their future infants, say experts who are calling for far more awareness of the effects of modern lifestyles on newborns in …

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How death get cool

The long read: The latest death tendency is a cross between hygge and Marie Kondo: a sign that dying well has become one of the defining obsessions of our times Last spring, at Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, where the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is buried, another conceptual artist, Sophie Calle, launched an installation called Here Lie …

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Was Serena Williams unrealistic to try to return so soon after giving birth?

The tennis champion has withdrawn from the Australian Open three months after having her first child. So, when is the right time to come back to sport? Being a new mother is depleting, but there are additional physical challenges for a post-partum mother- including recovery from childbirth, bleeding and dealing with breastfeeding. And those challenges …

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‘ Bread is practically sacred ‘: how the taste of home sustained my refugee parents

The long read: I learned a lot about my parents and myself from the food they clung to after fleeing wartorn Bosnia for Canada My parents’ social life in Bosnia( and therefore their children’s) regularly featured a bunch of their friends getting together for a lot of food and drinking and singing and chuckling. Nobody …

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