Stay-at-home parents deserve a break too, but how can you achieve this elusive work-life balance?
Children are marvellous little creatures that can evoke the best and worst emotions in their parents. They have a way of pushing us until we nearly break and then bringing us back our sanity. Being a parent is incredibly taxing and it's often that our children remind us that although they have opened up a world of challenges we would have never known, they also opened up a world of all engrossing love. Here are some ways my children make me happy.
I don't know anyone who thinks about the real issue when they decide to become a parent - that is, they will no longer be cool.
With Mother's Day just around the corner, here's a selection of gifts you can add to your dream wish list.
Wanting to work is not a reflection on how much we love our children, writes Kasey Edwards in a new book.
This mum took an amusing approach when she left a 10-point list of guidelines for her children's babysitter to follow.
Now we know it exists, there will be no living without it. Take my whole wallet why don't you?
If you love coffee but don't love what it does to your teeth, then oh boy, do we have some good news for you.
I spent my 30s and 40s thinking time was running out and if I didn't do it all, instantly, I'd be a failure. And then I'd die.
Resilience is definitely something I want my kids to have. But lately I've been thinking 'am I resilient too?'.
I grew up surrounded by high achievers, and never questioned the importance of being extraordinary, writes Kerri Sackville. Until recently.