Retailers say they're sick of opportunists who lie about what they're buying to get a discount or who try to avoid paying at all at self-service checkouts.
Australian families are paying up to $400 more a month for private health insurance than consumers in comparable countries like Britain and New Zealand.
A growing number of Chinese parents have taken to choosing an English name for their offspring in the hope of helping them gain a future foothold in Britain and the West.
Parents beware: if you want to change your private school child to a new school next year, your time is running out.
An eight-year-old baking enthusiast in the US has opened his own bakery so that he can raise the funds to buy his mum a new house.
Get organised for the new financial year.
When we first wrote about 17-year-old James Charles and his amazing beauty skills, there was little doubt he was a star in the making.
A nurse from Queensland, Australia, has been praised for a heartfelt open letter she wrote following a meeting with an acquaintance who described her as 'just a nurse'.
With the weather warming up and daylight savings finally here, you simply can't go past the Sydney Night Noodle Market for the perfect family night out.
First a disclaimer; no unicorns were harmed in the making of the Unicorn Cafe.
I wish I could tell you that I cried for my children like a dog in the street that had been hit by a bus, but I didn't.
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.
Bindi Irwin has shared a cute snap of herself cuddling up to boyfriend Chandler Powell after spending three weeks together in the US.
It's 7am and my house is buzzing with activity. Breakfast has been and gone, school lunches have been packed and I'm already on my third cup of tea. My children, aged 5 and 7 are ready for school; they even have their shoes and socks on.
Bouncing a "heavy ball" outside after school disturbs the peace, neighbours say.
The drowning of a six-year-old boy in a backyard swimming pool in Sydney's south-west serves as a tragic reminder of the need for constant supervision of children around water, experts say.
Girls aged between 5 and 14 years spend 40 per cent more time on household chores compared to boys of the same age.
A dad received this very funny (and thoughtful) get well card from his daughter.
For Ariel Reyes, the idea of living in a nuclear family is simply "weird".
Counselling sessions regarding online porn have increased 60% during the last year, reports British Children's helpline.
Social media has revolutionised how we communicate. In this series, we look at how it has changed the media, politics, health, education and the law.
Children as young as nine are so dependent on their mobile phones that they check their devices repeatedly throughout the night.
What happens when you combine an animal-loving child with an animal-indifferent mother?
A 21-year-old Brisbane woman spent $500 on surgery to save her goldfish after her beloved pet choked on a pebble.
All about patience, and other qualities I lack.
1.5 million Aussies have this skin condition. So, how do you treat it?
In a parody of Sia's hit 'Cheap Thrills', mother-of-two Deva Dalporto shares the realities of socialising post kids.
Over time, our consistent thoughts become our beliefs. This is a positive thing if our beliefs serve us in some way - like believing you are a healthy person, resilient or talented in your work. But when our beliefs are based on thoughts that do not serve us now or in the future, they become dangerous.
Youth is wasted on the young, as they say – and I agree.
The wear and tear of motherhood, it seems has, eroded my sense of play. But who decreed that female parents can't have fun?