Posts tagged: kids

8 staycation tips

At first glance, a staycation can’t seem to compete with a proper, suitcase-packed, cocktails-by-the-pool, room-service holiday. And, I mean, when you put it like...   Read More

7 school holiday survival tips

There’s a lot to be said for school holidays: no last-minute sandwiches to make, no matching socks to find, no screeching out of the...   Read More

Holidaying with the family (at home)

We’ve all seen enough Ben Stiller movies to know what happens when extended family come to stay during the festive season. Even if you...   Read More

Parenthood and a career: can you have both?

In today’s modern world, a huge percentage of parents are juggling their careers with their children. According to the Australian Institute of Family Studies,...   Read More

Last-minute Halloween ideas

Halloween may have been commercialised (and over-sexualised) over the years, but its ancient origins are steeped in celebration, superstition, and a reverence for the...   Read More

Pool and spa safety tips

We’re almost half-way through spring and for those of us who own a pool or spa, now is the time to make sure they’re...   Read More

10 easy ways to entertain kids on school holidays (9 are at home!)

Keeping kids who are still on school holidays entertained can be challenging, especially if you’re having to juggle work as well. Boredom often sets...   Read More

The Boomerang Generation: Adult kids return to the nest to save money

Are you reading this with your adult children sitting on your couch, peering into your fridge, or borrowing your car? You aren’t the only...   Read More

Free kids holiday fun at home

Keeping the kids entertained on the school holidays can be a bit difficult – especially if you’ve got a mortgage and not a lot...   Read More

How to have a cheap, fun family holiday

Let’s face it, when there’s a mortgage to pay on top of all the other expenses life throws at you, there’s not always a...   Read More