When Susan stopped using shampoo, some were appalled and called her filthy. Three years on, her ‘no-poo’ regime has left her tresses fresh, and her bank balance healthier, as she stopped paying into an industry that's worth £22.6bn
One of the best things about this novel is the way Hislop depicts the growing teamwork, love, respect, and trust which two families from opposing sides of a war manage to establish.
Many parents struggle with getting their kids to try healthy foods, but there are methods children respond well to (and other bad habits they mimic)
The value of the vegetarian food market is growing as more people want to enjoy the odd meat-free meal - are restaurants taking note for their menus?
Exam boards select from a huge and rich repository of excellent possibilities and change their syllabuses from time to time
The varied options of a new A-level ought to be welcomed
Young people simply conform to the culture of the school they’re in without giving it any conscious thought
The only reason five year-olds aren't potty trained is laziness, and it's the nappy manufacturers who are benefiting
Children rarely understand the full meaning of the words or images they're using
You can teach attentiveness, but not by having a slot in the timetable
Less impressive is the Education Secretary's suggestion that we should bring back the writing of lines – a wholly un-educational exercise
People need to be much more aware of the risks they might be running by revealing too much personal information
In our final selection of Christmas books for children, we examine the best titles for teens
Supermarkets have been stopping parents buying alcohol where children are present
Anyone who puts a TV screen in a young child’s bedroom, or who allows them to go to bed clutching a flickering game is seriously misguided
Mr Brearey is teaching pupils kindness and good manners in the form of tact. It's an important lesson for everyone - but not one to be misconstrued