Amanda Cassidy

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SELF

‘I realised I’d been packing my husband’s suitcase as he holidayed with his mistress’

Seven years ago, Sarah stumbled upon information that pointed to her husband of five years cheating on her.…

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PARENTHOOD

20 plant-inspired baby names you’ve probably never heard of

It's been announced today that Pippa Middleton has named her newborn daughter Rose. The 38-year-old sister of Kate…

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REAL-LIFE STORIES

This thread on the joy of not being perfect has gone viral for good reason

We live in a world where perfection is glorified. From social media and influencers showcasing their perfect life…

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REAL-LIFE STORIES

Why are children shooting up America’s schools?

"I just received my daughters backpack from the FBI," grief-stricken mother Kimberley Garcia wrote this week. "With bullet…

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PARENTHOOD

‘He spotted his friends and let go. All that was left was a gap of air and space and the empty imprint of a little boy hand’

A mother's heart swells, breaks, and lurches a thousand times a day. Amanda Cassidy writes about the devastating…

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SELF

Simple hacks to make your morning routine with kids run smoother, according to mums

Who better to consult than mums who've been there, done that, ironed the Minecraft t-shirt? Amanda Cassidy discovers…

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EDITORIAL

How to maintain healthy eating while on holidays

We spoke to qualified nutritionist Kim Pearson about how to eat well and stay healthy while on vacayIt…

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SELF

Why your wild child is destined for success

Go big or go home. That’s life with a high-spirited and defiant child. Amanda Cassidy can relate. I…

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REAL-LIFE STORIES

‘I tried to end my life on a tube platform. A woman saw and stopped me’

Filmmaker Layke Anderson has opened up about a remarkable incident that saved his life four years ago. The…

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EDITORIAL

‘Social media’s obsession with filtering faces is a form of gaslighting’

When filtering faces becomes a deep fakeI take issue when someone describes another as "flawless." It is meant…

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AGENDA

Never too late: Meet the women who started businesses in their 40s

It’s widely believed that the most successful entrepreneurs are in their 20s and 30s. But research by the…

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AGENDA

It turns out friends are as important as exercise for your health

If you needed an excuse to get your best pals together, here it is. We all have times…

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