The best products for fabulous feet

I enjoy the foot challenge – thorough and robust exfoliation yields satisfying resultsPeople often tell me they are repulsed by feet. They’re gross and repellent, apparently. And while...

Does the ‘foreskin facial’ mark the end of the world?

Kate Beckinsale is the latest celebrity to try the treatment, which uses a serum derived from babies’ circumcised penises. Has anti-ageing finally gone too far?Name: The foreskin facial.

What Experts Say — Good and Bad — About Attachment Parenting

Attachment parenting is a parenting style that emphasizes a strong bond between parents and children, with parents being highly attuned and receptive to their child's needs.It's most often associated with things that...

Outsourcing education to Clarks shoes: only a Tory could think of that

The government’s proposal that shop workers should help kickstart children’s early development is laughableParents, we’ve all been there: a high-street shoe shop in early September. Everyone with a...

I’ve left my damaging childhood behind me, but why do I feel guilty?

You must delve into your own past, Mariella Frostrup tells a social worker who has no contact with her own familyThe dilemma I’m 28 and was born and...

My husband left me and our kids and is now with another woman

A new relationship will long outlive – and swiftly obscure – the heartache you’ve been through, says Mariella FrostrupThe dilemma Eighteen months ago, my husband left me and...

Tim Dowling: Why is an angry skier offloading on me?

‘I’ll tell you what’s just happened,’ he says. ‘Someone’s taken my wife’s skis’It is Wednesday afternoon, and I am skiing through some trees in the French Alps....

Why You Should Never Be Ashamed to Get a Divorce

As a child of divorce, I grew up wanting a different life. I swore I would never have a family and put them through that mess. I would do whatever it took to stay...

The Difference Between Mom Brain and Man Brain

About a week ago, I plopped myself down on the couch next to my seemingly lounging husband. The kids were playing nicely for once and I began chitchatting about a TV show...

Why Is My Family So Mean to My Daughter?

Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Dear Care and Feeding,I’m a single mom and my daughter is 4. She’s bright, funny, generous, and...