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Bathroom Remodeling on a Budget

Is your bathroom looking generic and lacking any charm whatsoever? Well, it is time to …

House Exterior

Adding to your home can increase value

No one moves into a house without dreaming of the possibilities of what it could …

House Interior

Interiors: glamour pad

Swimwear designer Melissa Odabash transformed her Georgian house into an opulent home for entertaining.

House Interior

Why concrete is being fetishised by interior designers

Concrete is shedding its drab image and finding a place in the hearts of the …

House Interior

Hollywood insider

Bromley-born Martyn Lawrence Bullard is the American A-list’s favourite interior designer. Eve Barlow hears about …

House Exterior

It’s all a facade

Fake period frontages can work wonders on bland modern homes – and boost their value, …


The secrets of Britain’s greatest gardeners

From Vita Sackville-West to Rosemary Verey, our most famous horticulturists were eccentric but incredibly talented.


A beginner’s guide to gardening

To begin our two-part series, Hollie Newton draws on her experience (and mistakes) to offer …

Greetings from Greece! We're a happy family from Athens, enjoying our lives and raising two wonderful kids who make our lives even more interesting. Here we share our experience on being parents and raising our children in the right way.
Alec and Gaia


Family Activities

How to Use the Right Toys to Improve Your Child’s Intelligence

One developmental benefit that many parents and experts really look …

Kids Education

Charitable status and independent schools

Removing charitable status would be counterproductive for pupils in state …

Kids Psychology

Selfish, disorganised, demanding: Have you raised a spoilt child?

No parent intends to raise a spoilt child, says Amy …

Kids Education

How we ranked the schools

The different ranking structures for primary,secondary, state and independent schools …


Parents call granny nannies to the rescue

The rising cost of childcare is stopping people from getting …


Widowed parents £12,000 poorer after benefits change

‘Streamlining’ of bereavement payments will hit families hardest

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