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No expense spared for kids' parties

Tim Elliott Parents are spending sums in the thousands of dollars on their children's birthday parties, writes Tim Elliott.


When should you leave your child at a birthday party

Donna Webeck Do you still stay with your child when they attend birthday parties? Donna Webeck does, but her apparent unexpected attendance at a recent party left her ...

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How to throw a scavenger hunt birthday party

Nova Weetman If you are after a birthday party idea full of fun and next to nothing in cost then this is the party plan for you - you may even find yourself wanting ...


Family Home more articles

Can a name really influence a child's personality?

Livia Gamble Can a name really influence a child's personality?

Family tries to save pet from village's new ban on pit bulls

Jessica Plautz This article first appeared on Mashable.


More fathers are heading to the kitchen after work

Rachel L. Swarns Planning the family meal after a long day at work isn't just a women's issue, more and more men are taking on the challenges of juggling hectic work ...


Family Travel more articles

Beachside family hideaways you'll never want to leave

Sheriden Rhodes 3:33pm Sheriden Rhodes and her family flee north for a blissful weeklong stay in Port Douglas and Palm Cove.

Expert camping tips

Rob Dempsey Coleman's Rob Dempsey knows a thing or two about camping. Here are his picks for where to camp in Australia these holidays and what to pack!


Tips and advice for travelling with teens

Tracey Spicer Taking teens travelling need not be all worry and no fun for parents or children, writes Tracey Spicer.

Family Finances more articles

How to take the silly spending out of the Christmas season

Jo Hartley We all know how easy it is to blow our budgets out of the water and end up buying big as the festive cheer takes hold. Here's how to keep control of your ...

Café-owner mum outraged over journo's request

Rashida Tayabali When Queensland café owner and mum of two, Kylie Rhodes, was contacted by the Wynnum Herald for an interview on her success she didn't expect what ...


Why don't men talk openly about work-life balance?

Rex Huppke The thing I care most about balancing is work and life. That doesn't sound too revolutionary these days, but many women might find it unusual to hear me ...