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Esther Walker

Article thumbnail: Many young people leave home without basic skills (Photo: Mareen Fischinger/Getty) Images/Westend61

Who needs life skills lessons? Here's all you need to know to be a proper adult

Young people are increasingly clueless about practical skills, but they're in no rush to learn, writes Esther Walker

I've seen how damaging screen time is for kids

I made motherhood sound like torture - I was wrong

Article thumbnail: Writer Esther Walker says the culture of 'treats' is a way of selling us foods we don't need

I've finally cracked my insomnia - the problem was hidden in my diet all along

The science of 4pm snacking - and why my daily Toffee Crisp could undo all my healthy eating