Gillian Harvey

Gillian Harvey

Gillian Harvey is a freelance writer, qualified counsellor and mother-of-five young children, currently living in France. Follow her on twitter: @GillPlusFive

Recent articles

Signs you may have anaemia

Signs you may have anaemia Feature

We all feel a little tired and run-down from time to time. But if the feeling continues, or is excessive, you might start wondering whether something else is wrong. One …

When to worry about a sore throat

When to worry about a sore throat Feature

Whether it's a sharp sting in the back of the throat when swallowing, or a constant ache that nothing seems to shift, one thing is certain: sore throats are the …

How to beat the end-of-summer blues

How to beat the end-of-summer blues Feature

Let's face it, there's nothing quite like a bright, sunny day to lift the spirits. So it's no wonder that when the summer begins to draw to an end some of us feel a …

How to keep your kids active during the summer holidays

How to keep your kids active during the summer holidays Feature

The summer holidays are a great time for children to relax and reboot after a hard year at school. However, as well as lazing in the sun, playing computer games or …

Quiz: When will I get my first period?

Quiz: When will I get my first period? Resource

Wondering whether you might start your periods soon? Take our quiz to find out whether you're showing some of the signs. …