As kids returned to school this week I could feel the sense of relief in the air and it caused me to once again question how full-time working parents manage child minding in the school holidays.
Negotiating money and finances in a new relationship is tricky enough, but doubly so when you have dependent children to bring into the mix.
Moving in with a new partner after separation makes single mothers far less likely to be poor, but that’s not always the case for single fathers, research suggests.
Parenthood in the United States and Australia has become much more financially and socially demanding than it used to be.
The holiday shopping season is prime time for scam artists. Are your children cyber-secure?
Australia’s favourite holiday destinations cost 54 per cent more at Christmas.
People are being urged to check their change after the mint released three million specially marked $1 coins.
More than half of Australian parents of tweens and teens have covered the bill for unapproved online spending.
It's wonderful to watch our 10-year-old think up new ideas and pursue opportunities.
There are plenty of opportunities, and a few risks, to think about when your kids leave home.
Supermarket giant Coles has banned trolleys from being used at some of its self-service checkouts, sending some customers off theirs.
The possibility that they might have to rely on someone else’s money at some point in their adult life should be keeping women up at night.
When we chose to let our hearts prevail and try for another baby there was a caveat that was led by the head: we planned to enlist help in the form of an au pair.