• 'I worried my grandson would get into trouble if I didn't take him in'

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    Kicking off a new series celebrating all the different ways we now choose to live together: a grandmother and grandson
    My daughter is a really good mother, but she got ill and Tyrese had to become someone like a carer to his younger brothers and sister. It was too much, and he was misbehaving at home and at school. I was worried he'd get into trouble if I didn't take him in.
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  • Four hours' sleep, yoga at dawn - are today's influencers really living their best lives?

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    The daily routine diary has become my new favourite journalism genre Are you living your best life? Do you glow with good health? Are you springing out of bed every morning? Are you mindful of every moment? Feeling like each day is truly blessed? You may feel you are dealing with quite enough questions these days, from “Should I start building a nuclear bunker in the garden?” to “Wait, how long do we have to save the Earth from global warming?” But the question of whether you are living your best life, in which you feel amazing, look amazing, do amazing things and all in a - crucially...
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