Wondering what to buy Grandma for Christmas?

Mariette Ulrich | 06 December 2010
Why not the action video game Super Street Fighter IV? Just kidding. But Wii Fit might be worth considering.

Serial marriages linked with earlier death

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 August 2010
While increasing numbers of people find it difficult -- or unimportant -- to achieve marriage, there are others who marry more than once. A third marriage, however, may signpost an early grave.

Seventy-seven years married, and still going strong

Carolyn Moynihan | 26 July 2010
Britain’s oldest couple, Phyllis and Ralph Tarrant, are both over 100, have been married 77 years and still live happily and independently together in their own flat. How did they do that?

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@

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