Forget 'lewd behaviour' – is being naked around your own kids good for them?Seeing a parent naked can help children learn what real bodies look like and better understand consent and boundaries
Once in a full moon: night swimming in McIver’s ladies baths. From a sanctuary for nuns to a training ground for Olympians, Coogee’s women’s-only ocean pool is the stuff of legend. But what really happens there after dark?
My best friend seems to have no time for me. Am I being too demanding?. The world divides into people, writes Eleanor Gordon-Smith. Those who need plans and people who are constrained by them
Want to know what racism feels like? Ask Laurence FoxHe may not have learned much history at his minor public school, but the left-behind luvvie knows it’s wrong to cast a Sikh in a first world war film
Please, stop putting weird products like crocheted tampons in your vagina. Anything can be found on the internet – from fake hymens to whatever is coming out of Gwyneth Paltrow – but that doesn’t mean it’s good for your vagina
Then and now: historical photos show more than a century of NSW ocean pools. These swimming spots have weathered myriad social and cosmetic changes, but their popularity has never wavered
Petflix and chill: does your dog need a streaming service?. The attention economy has turned its eye to a new audience: household pets
Waterfalls, gorges and hot springs: go for a swim in our favourite inland pools. Seeking a refreshing dip is a great way to discover some of the most wild and pristine landscapes in Australia . Water worlds: the magic of New South Wales’ ocean pools
‘I was living a secret life’: the agonising rise of female gamblersThe number of women who report a gambling problem has been rising at double the rate of men. It is used as an escape from stress and pain – but the debt can be catastrophic
The Duchess was pictured visiting Mayhew, an animal welfare charity of which she is patron.
The poo panacea: inside the strange, surprising world of faecal transplants. When treating antibiotic-resistant infections, injecting patients with other people’s excrement can be highly effective. Could it be the answer to dementia, anorexia and obesity too?
Toy industry suffered slump 'due to Brexit and 2019 election'. Figures released by manufacturers show overall sales dropped by 6%
Why six-packs are an oppressive status symbol for women. The Fleabag actor has said the washboard stomach she sported at the SAG awards was painted on by a makeup artist. Are these visible contours the height of body fascism?
How to grow houseplants fit for the Chelsea flower show. The UK’s top gardening competition now has a houseplant category – but even beginners can nurture medal-worthy plants with a little expert advice
Why isn’t there a hi-tech alternative to the windscreen wiper?The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts
Who was the first recorded person to walk from Land’s End to John O’Groats?The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical concepts
A sexual dream about my boss has made me very uncomfortable. I need advice on how to get over this, as I can’t look at my boss without thinking about it
From vagina eggs to anti-vaxxers: is it time for an influencer detox?Scepticism can be healthy – especially when celebrities are pushing debunked nonsense