In the 1960s it was only the well-off families who went abroad for their holidays. Our columnist and her mum, dad and sister used to head for the East Anglian coast and the joys of the seaside caravan.
Carers can often be invisible - they look after members of their family and we know little about it. Among their numbers are 1.3 million people still caring for children while also looking after older family members. We found out more and hear one East Anglian woman's story.
January 21 is designated Blue Monday. Christmas is over, the credit card bills are in, the weather's rubbish and you don't get paid until the last day of the month. Here are some tips to get through it.