Married to the job and each other

The dynamics of your relationship affect your career

Feet resting out a bathtub covered in bubbles
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My wife doesn’t work. What could she do?

She has a degree and income from her would be welcome. I want to find her a job she would enjoy

St Michael's Mount
©Mike Newman

Penzance: new life at the end of the line

The arty Cornish town is becoming a destination in its own right

©Ariana Lindquist

Part of my girls will be forever China

Notebook: Lucy has not let me forget Xiao Hong’s dog diner. Sometimes I took authenticity too far

©Brian Saffer

City firms hire parenting consultants

Professionals seek advice at the office on their children

Lessons learnt from our youngest readers

Letter from a 14-year-old FT reader sparks conversation on shared parenting

Catholic tone towards the family changes

Pope Francis starts high-risk devolution of absolute Vatican power

Ben Moody and baby Stanley photographed at home. Wife is Sara.

Fathers need solid parental leave policy

Employers can help change attitudes — if managers are on message

Arriving by boat at Mitico Puelo lodge
©Sophy Roberts

Hiking and biking in Chile’s lake district

Family adventures in a little-visited corner of Patagonia

Illustration by Matthew Cook of Go Ape's high-wire treetop trails
©Matthew Cook

Postcard from . . . London

Go Ape’s high-wire treetop trails open in Battersea Park, its first excursion into a city

Seasonal Appeal: China’s missing children

Parents join forces to fight organised kidnapping

Ready to shake up the break-up blues

Divorce coaches help the newly single through emotional and practical difficulties following a split

A plan to help Britain’s precious little burdens

More than subsidy is needed to make childcare affordable for parents

Can you be a good dad and businessman?

Children of high achievers often long for more attention from their workaholic father

Into the swing at Celtic Manor

Once a derelict maternity hospital, the Welsh resort has grown into a golf club grand enough to host Nato’s next summit

Don your 3D glasses to fight Scotland’s ‘auld enemy’

A new attraction at the historic site enables visitors to relive the confrontation between Robert the Bruce’s followers against a mightier English invasion force

The five-star cottage

British hotels are reinventing the traditional country cottage, offering a cosy retreat - with a concierge on call

On the road in a classic V Dub bus

Production of the VW van finally ends next month but rental companies are keeping the hippy dream alive

Great River Journeys: the Dordogne

In our series on great river journeys, Robert Twigger and family tackle the Dordogne in canoes

The expert selection: where Mr and Mrs Smith can take the kids

Guidebook publisher Tamara Heber-Percy picks six Mediterranean favourites

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