Can you get any work done when your kids are around?
Essential Kids members and full-time working mothers share their tips on how they juggle work, children, and getting everyone up and out the door every morning. On time!
Only around one third of young people believe they will actually achieve their career and financial goals, according to Mission Australia's annual Youth Survey. But if you're a parent of a teen how can you help give them some perspective?
Sitting over a long period of time raises serious health concerns for adults, but what does that mean for kids’ and their increasingly sedentary lifestyle?
When Greta Small was 10 years old she decided she wanted to be the world's number one alpine skier so her parents sold their house.
Youth unemployment has reached a 15-year high in Victoria, with 15 to 24-year-olds hit the hardest by the worsening crisis.
It’s hard to know when exactly is a good time to talk to your teen about their career direction or potential career choices. But, according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, a good time to start could be dinner time.
When my husband broached the subject of working away from home for periods of time, I was nervous to say the least. With two boys, how would each of us cope?
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.
The number of young unemployed people has grown by more than 60% in less than six years, so why are they largely ignored?
Teenagers and young adults are struggling to find jobs with the latest youth unemployment figured revealing more than 257,000 Australian youths are unemployed.
Or are modern parents too reluctant to let their kids enter the part-time workforce?
Many working parents understand the benefits of being an active member of their child’s school community, but feel too time poor. When it comes to being involved outside of the usual ways, the key is communication. Here are ten ideas to get you started.