Kids Life

Seven positives for stressed parents

We can't give what we don't have. This translates to 'when we don't take care of ourselves we are actually doing a...

Opinion: Is it OK to teach a child how to use a firearm (safely)?

What is a no doubt contentious issue – we’ve had a letter in from a reader asking for our opinion on whether...

Moving House: The Ultimate Guide to Survival

There are a whole heap of studies that place moving house among the most stressful events in life. One recent survey even places...

4 simple meals you can make on your cooktop

I don’t know how you feel at the end of a long day, but generally, I’m tired and the last thing I...

Life lessons about lawn mowers

This is the story of a mamma (that’s me) who always dreamed of having backyard for her kid (that’s B.J) to play...

How to eat organic for less

One of the things that drives me so crazy about trying to eat a healthy, clean diet is the fact that “organic”...

Visiting the Gold Coast on a budget

One of my favourite holiday destinations in Australia is the Gold Coast in Queensland. Monkey and I usually take a holiday there...

How to get free groceries every month

Like me, you’ve probably read a few posts about saving money on groceries over your time, and a lot of them are...

Separation Anxiety And Childcare

Some children get very upset when they are dropped off at their child care centre or the home of their family day...

Why Choose An Au Pair?

Au pairs can sometimes prove a wonderful choice in child care, giving your children an insight into another culture as well as...

Out Of School Hours Care – When And How?

If you're working, you are likely to need childcare even when your children are of school age, to cope with the school...

What Is Long Day Care?

Before deciding whether centre-based long day care is the right choice for you and your child, you need to consider what it...

Recent Stories

Big W Photo Competition For Cutest Babies

The Big W Photo Competition is back this year with the opportunity for you to win prizes up to $6000 for families...

Best Bouncy Castle Hire in Perth

Finding a bouncy castle hire in Perth isn't difficult; in fact, there are more companies than we care to count. However, out...

Best Bouncy Castle Hire in Adelaide

We all need to hire a bouncy castle at some point, whether it is a kid’s birthday or just trying to keep...

Top Jobs for Teenagers

Becoming a teenager comes with a lot of changes in life, like wanting responsibility and not being financially dependent on your parents....

How old do you have to be to work at Coles?

As one of the largest employers in Australia and a significant employer of school age teenagers, Coles is a common first time job for...