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Summer sandals

What is out there to tickle our toes and flaunt on the beaches this year? Here's our pick of the best.

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Calling all gransnetters! Fill in our census - and win some really fab prizes...

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From news to books to designer vaginas...it's great to talk! 

Discussions of the day

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What to do in a heatwave

Top tips from gransnetters on what to do when your legs start to swell and lethargy sets in.

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Long-distance grandparenting

In lieu of a working teleporter, we've rounded up the top 10 tips for long-distance grandparenting.


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Summer style for grownups

Summer fashion investments from The Women's Room Blog, and not a crop top in sight.

arrow Find out what not to wear after 50.
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Summer holidays are here...

Entertaining the GC over the holidays? Find parks and general things to do on your local page.

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Managing expectations of childcare. 


The gallery of vanished husbands

Natasha Solomons Q&A

The Gallery of Vanished Husbands author talks juggling writing with family life.

arrow Take a look at our August book club.

 

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In the interest of safety...

Tracey Brown argues that we should challenge the more ludicrous measures found in everyday life. 

arrow Read our other guest blog posts.

Family wars

Contact with grandchildren

Advice from Relate and Grandparents Association experts on coping when relationships break down.

arrow Chat about relationships.
Penelope Lively

Penelope Lively webchat

Discussing her career and her latest book - a view from old age. Add your questions now.

arrow Chat about books on the forums.

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Flexi working and older women

Helen Walmsley-Johnson asks, will the extension of the law actually benefit women over 50?

arrow Read our other guest blog posts.
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Coming up...

Our August book club will feature Spare Brides by best-selling novelist Adele Parks. Find out more.

arrow Our kids' and picture books of the month.