Helping teenage kids with independent living at home

April 20, 2023

As time passes, helping your teenage kids with independent living becomes more and more important. To help them with the transition, you can encourage them to live more independently at home. We show you how with some tips on giving them more...[Read More]

How parents can prepare for the cost of education in Australia

March 30, 2023

Education is a vital investment in your child’s future, but it can also be a significant financial burden for those who are unprepared. One study shows that although a large majority of Australian parents believe that education plays a significant...[Read More]

New parents set to benefit from paid leave expansion

March 8, 2023

The path has been laid for new parents to access more flexible and generous paid parental leave with the changes passing federal parliament. The new laws combine two existing payments into a shared 20-week scheme, expand access and make it easier...[Read More]

8 Things Good Parents Do for Their Children

March 2, 2023

People know the importance of good parenting, but what makes model parents? What do they do for their children that shows they are good parents? Here, we unlock the mystery of good parenting with a list of 8 things good parents do for their...[Read More]

Why is it important to discuss inheritance planning with your family

February 4, 2023

While most people write wills, very few families discuss inheritance. Parents avoid discussing inheritance planning with their children due to the subject’s sensitivity. However, avoiding the conversation does more harm than good. For example,...[Read More]

Baby bonus to help families grow with IVF

January 18, 2023

Falling pregnant can be an emotionally and financially taxing experience for women accessing IVF treatment but a first-of-its-kind NSW government program aims to relieve the costs for expecting families. Women who have IVF treatments in private...[Read More]

Helping kids with living expenses

January 11, 2023

There’s a family event of sorts that gives parents mixed feelings of sadness, apprehension and relief — and children a lot of excitement: when a child leaves the proverbial nest. Now, this can happen early during your child’s teenage years or...[Read More]

Work from home opportunities can be for everyone in 2023

December 29, 2022

One of the few important things the pandemic has taught everyone is that it’s possible to be productive and earn a living from home. In fact, some companies have seen the benefits of remote working options and continue to offer them as part of...[Read More]

How to Raise Successful Kids — Without Over-Parenting [TED Talk Video]

December 14, 2022

  By loading kids with high expectations and micromanaging their lives at every turn, parents aren’t actually helping. At least, that’s how Julie Lythcott-Haims sees it. With passion and wry humor, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford...[Read More]

Teaching kids about money at every age

November 30, 2022

Teaching Kids About Money to Cultivate Good Financial Habits It’s every parent’s dream to secure their children’s future. Of course, not everyone has the wealth required to do this, and the next best thing you could do as a parent is to teach...[Read More]

Children’s privacy on Facebook tightens

November 23, 2022

Australian children who join Facebook will automatically have tighter privacy settings under a global shift by the social media giant to protect young people. The change will kick in on Tuesday for Australian children under the age of 16, and...[Read More]

Fair go push on parental leave

November 16, 2022

Businesses are being encouraged by the federal government to equally fund paid parental leave schemes for men and women so families can maximise time with their children. While all parents are entitled to 20 weeks of government-funded leave, not all...[Read More]

Things to do to entertain teenage kids living at home

October 26, 2022

Sometimes, it may seem as though we have no connection to our formerly young, now-adolescent children. It can be difficult to relate with teenagers as they navigate adolescence by developing their own interests, experimenting with various social...[Read More]

6 Tips on teaching your kids about investment

October 19, 2022

How to Teach Your Kids About Investment As a parent, you want what’s best for your children. This is why you teach them about cleanliness, health, nutrition, good behaviour, the value of education and so on. But how come very few parents take the...[Read More]

Family law – separation and divorce in Australia

September 1, 2022

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]