Joanna Moorhead

Joanna Moorhead is a journalist and mother to four children

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Self-harm among children as young as 10has risen by 70 per cent in just two years

Self-harm among children is on the rise, but it's not just the victims who we need to support

By offering help to families and parents we can help tackle this shocking problem

Painter Celia Paul: Lucian Freud's ex-lover tussles with ideas of uniqueness and identity

To help establish herself as an artist, she sent her child by Lucian Freud to be raised by her own mother. So with her latest exhibition, has the painter Celia Paul found the individuality she has sought all her life?
The Grand Theft Auto series has highlighted a naivety among parents

When does laissez-faire parenting become neglect?

A mother has lost custody of her children because she gave them too much freedom. So how do you draw the line between liberalism and laxity?

Every event in an adopted child’s life is coloured by history

Adoption reforms will redesign the future

That's £50m well spent as barriers fall for our 6,000 parentless children and their would-be families. But please, may we have a little more?

Night life: Edward Burra’s El Paseo, at the Royal Academy

Secretos de la revolución: Mexico: A Revolution in Art, 1910-1940, at the Royal Academy of Arts

As the RA displays a golden age of Mexican art, Joanna Moorhead unveils some surprising facts

Matt Damon and Luciana Barroso: These two rented an entire caribbean resort for their second wedding party

Celebrities are not the only ones renewing their wedding vows...

For the rich and famous it usually means a lavish party. But they're not alone in saying 'I (still) do', says Joanna Moorhead

The new Pope takes to the stage

Now media gets the papal charm offensive

The new pontiff broke with plenty of traditions at his first press conference

Divorce doesn't just happen to a couple, it also happens to their children

Teens and divorce: The kids are not all right

As Chris Huhne now knows only too well, divorce can hurt teens just as much as children – if not more

Lindsay Julian has three daughters: Emily is 24, Olivia (far left) is 14, and Amelia (centre) is 11: 'when my younger girls got close to the age where things got difficult with Emily, I thought: we’re going to do things differently this time round'

Bringing up daughters: The new battlefield for parents

Boys were the problem children a decade ago, and dozens of books sought to help. Now, girls are at risk, with drinking and self-harming on the rise, and a new industry is just beginning

Most women’s magazines are actually diet-lite

No, Minister. It's stick-thin celebs you should target

Jo Swinson is wrong about magazine 'fad' diets

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Syrian conflict is the world's first 'climate change war', say scientists, but it won't be the last one

Climate change key in Syrian conflict

And it will trigger more war in future
How I outwitted the Gestapo

How I outwitted the Gestapo

My life as a Jew in wartime Berlin
The nation's favourite animal revealed

The nation's favourite animal revealed

Women like cuddly creatures whilst men like creepy-crawlies
Is this the way to get young people to vote?

Getting young people to vote

From #VOTESELFISH to Bite the Ballot
Poldark star Heida Reed: 'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'

Poldark star Heida Reed

'I don't think a single bodice gets ripped'
The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

The difference between America and Israel? There isn’t one

Netanyahu knows he can get away with anything in America, says Robert Fisk
Families clubbing together to build their own affordable accommodation

Do It Yourself approach to securing a new house

Community land trusts marking a new trend for taking the initiative away from developers
Head of WWF UK: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

David Nussbaum: We didn’t send Cameron to the Arctic to see green ideas freeze

The head of WWF UK remains sanguine despite the Government’s failure to live up to its pledges on the environment
Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Author Kazuo Ishiguro on being inspired by shoot-outs and samurai

Set in a mythologised 5th-century Britain, ‘The Buried Giant’ is a strange beast
With money, corruption and drugs, this monk fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’

Money, corruption and drugs

The monk who fears Buddhism in Thailand is a ‘poisoned fruit’
America's first slavery museum established at Django Unchained plantation - 150 years after slavery outlawed

150 years after it was outlawed...

... America's first slavery museum is established in Louisiana
Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

Kelly Clarkson: How I snubbed Simon Cowell and become a Grammy-winning superstar

The first 'American Idol' winner on how she manages to remain her own woman – Jane Austen fascination and all
Tony Oursler on exploring our uneasy relationship with technology with his new show

You won't believe your eyes

Tony Oursler's new show explores our uneasy relationship with technology. He's one of a growing number of artists with that preoccupation
Ian Herbert: Peter Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

Moores must go. He should never have been brought back to fail again

The England coach leaves players to find solutions - which makes you wonder where he adds value, says Ian Herbert
War with Isis: Fears that the looming battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

The battle for Mosul will unleash 'a million refugees'

Aid agencies prepare for vast exodus following planned Iraqi offensive against the Isis-held city, reports Patrick Cockburn