We pay our children pocket money to teach them about money and foster their increasing independence, and there is more than one way to do this.
The Tooth Fairy is awesome. She's this gorgeous little flying creature who takes away hideous rejected body parts and replaces them with cold hard cash. If I didn't have to touch those creepy teeth myself, I'd think she was perfect.
Faulty product? Here's what the laws says about your rights to a free repair, refund or exchange.
The financial future looks pretty bright for one pint-sized entrepreneur, who is already in business.
Aussies could blow $2.5 billion on bad air-con habits this summer.
Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon reveals the best bank accounts for kids.
When Lauren Sams finally quit a job that made her unhappy, she felt relieved. But she also felt like a failure.
The flexible working hours make it a family-friendly job
The low point of the trip wasn't when my husband, Andrew, and I hiked into the Grand Canyon without our teens, because Solomon and Celia opted to stay behind in our tiny cabin. As insane as it seemed for them to miss their chance to explore the most spectacular natural phenomenon our country has to offer, that morning, we chose to let it go.
I dread to think of the monies worth of toys that are gathering dust in my son's room. Yet, my son doesn't even remember what he's got. Conversely, ask him about our family holiday to Thailand two years ago, and he remembers every single thing.
"We get a break from Mum and Dad!"
You've heard of The Big Banana, and the Big Pineapple? Here are a few more of the famous and not so famous big things around Australia.
When you're in the thick of the weekly routine, a weekend away with the family can abstractly seem heavenly. Getting out of the inner city, breathing some different air and traipsing unfamiliar ground sounds so awesome you spend your weekdays dreaming about doing it.
For many couples, IKEA is the stuff of nightmares - and I'm not just talking about the putting-furniture-together part. Shopping there is argument-inducing too - and there are a number of reasons why.
Whether it's the political climate, personal factors or employment opportunities, many families decide on a stint overseas, both in temporary or permanent capacities.
A US mother, tired of seeing "cute cleaning" schedules on Pinterest designed to help mums stay on top of household mess, decided to create a more realistic how-to guide - and it's one we can all get on board with.
If you're constantly nagging your teens to clean their room then you're not alone.
January is the month where finally declutter our closets, get our kitchen cupboards organised or conquer our bathroom product spillover. But while our intentions might be good and pure, our technique to achieving our goals may not be as solid as we think.
Surf Life Saving Queensland wants all pool owners to undergo compulsory CPR lessons, following a spate of pool drownings over the Christmas period.
It's hard to know how many lives Carly Ryan has saved, how many childhoods she has kept intact.
If you're worried about the amount of time your adolescent spends glued to their screens then take heart - new research suggests that teens are "resilient" to screen consumption for up to six hours daily.
It can be a steep learning curve if your child needs a notebook or tablet in the classroom, especially if their school offers little guidance.
"Having a dog teaches you about sharing, caring and being responsible," says the fitness guru and mum to Axel, aged one.
When 9-year-old Pennsylvanian girl Marley Frost received a surprise gift of a rescue kitten, her reaction was priceless. Opening the door to her bedroom after school one day last August with her mother Nikki Frost filming behind her, the kitten can immediately be heard mewing from a large container by Marley's bed.
Ladies, listen up - it's the period product we've all been waiting for. Or not.
I'm done. I'm sick of babysitting your kids. I know you haven't asked me to look after them, but the moment you let your kids go out without you, they become someone else's responsibility.
Have you ever hidden from your kids so that you can enjoy a piece of chocolate or sugar laden treat in peace?
If you grew up watching Disney films and you've jumped aboard the adult colouring craze, we've found the ultimate app for you.
The inventor of the tankini died this week but
A British man who labelled two women "bloody disgusting" for wearing pyjamas while grocery shopping has faced a backlash online after his comments went viral.