The mother of all guilt trips: Is it possible to find a work/life balance that suits both you and your children?


'My mastectomy was a choice for life': Anastacia on how her second battle with cancer made her mightier

Dubbed 'the little lady with the big voice', the 5ft 2in songstress has sold more than 30 million records globally. Now, after having to put her career on hold, she's back and more fabulous than ever.

My nude awakening: Liz Jones bares (almost) all for a body-confidence-boosting session

Artist Skye Holland's hand-drawn boudoir portraits are a tasteful way to celebrate a life milestone, or to win back body confidence. But how much is Liz Jones ready to reveal?

First person: The choice was stark... sell our house or our restaurant

Simonetta Wenkert's passion for her family's eaterie meant that it was impossible to entertain the idea of letting it go under. But could she and her husband sell their home?

'There was something about Diana and me that just worked': Julia Samuel on her friendship with the late princess and their shared compassion for charitable causes

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Emotional ties with The White Company founder Chrissie Rucker

Chrissie on fig trees, her beloved wedding dress, family heirlooms, the benefits of horse riding and the perfect bed linen.

FRONT ROW: Track down your long lost fashion loves 

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Launching this Tuesday is Vestiaire Collective's The One That Got Away service. The vast fashion resale site has become a secret weapon for fashion editors.

SPOTLIGHT: Sculptor Beth Cullen Kerridge beats bankers into shape for her latest exhibition

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That's Kerridge, as in Michelin-starred chef Tom Kerridge. Sculptor Beth, 45, who grew up in the Potteries, met Tom at a comedy club in 1997. Now she's launching a powerful show in London.

QUICKFIRE: Pointless presenter Alexander Armstrong on the joys of wine, celebrity mags and ironing

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His secret skill? 'I always take stairs two at a time and can judge whether a staircase has an odd or even number of steps just by looking at it,' he says.

'My parents followed their passion and they really encouraged me to do the same': Meet Bruce Springsteen's girl, showjumping star Jessica

Her father is Bruce Springsteen, whose seminal blue-collar, politically charged anthems - 'Born to Run', 'Born in The USA' - have inspired a devoted following across the globe.

'John Lennon made up funny rhymes with my name. He was very attractive': Edina Ronay on the Beatles, knitwear and staying young

She was the 'British Bardot' who put the 'It' into designer knits: Edina Ronay talks to Liz Jones about her 40 years in fashion and her best customer - the Duchess of Cornwall.

'My big break? Being in Shaun of the Dead with by best friend Simon Pegg': Quickfire with Nick Frost

The actor and comedian on food, fatherhood, being lured away from rugby, his ideal day and the moment he saw Steven Spielberg and Clint Eastwood having a cigar together.