PM weighs in on fresh push for free or cheap childcare

19 June

Families could end up paying just $10 a day for three days a week of high-quality early childhood education as momentum builds to reform the troubled system. Early learning and parenting groups have rallied around a Centre for Policy Development...[Read More]

Harmonising Guidance and Friendship: The Art of Parenting with Heart

4 April

Navigating the dual roles of being a parent and a friend to your children presents a unique set of challenges and opportunities. This delicate balance requires careful consideration of boundaries, communication, and emotional intelligence.    The...[Read More]

Helping teenage kids with independent living at home

20 April

As time passes, helping your teenage kids with independent living becomes more and more important. To help them with the transition, you can encourage them to live more independently at home. We show you how with some tips on giving them more...[Read More]

How parents can prepare for the cost of education in Australia

30 March

Education is a vital investment in your child’s future, but it can also be a significant financial burden for those who are unprepared. One study shows that although a large majority of Australian parents believe that education plays a significant...[Read More]

8 Things Good Parents Do for Their Children

2 March

People know the importance of good parenting, but what makes model parents? What do they do for their children that shows they are good parents? Here, we unlock the mystery of good parenting with a list of 8 things good parents do for their...[Read More]

Why is it important to discuss inheritance planning with your family

4 February

While most people write wills, very few families discuss inheritance. Parents avoid discussing inheritance planning with their children due to the subject’s sensitivity. However, avoiding the conversation does more harm than good. For example,...[Read More]

Helping kids with living expenses

12 January

There’s a family event of sorts that gives parents mixed feelings of sadness, apprehension and relief — and children a lot of excitement: when a child leaves the proverbial nest. Now, this can happen early during your child’s teenage years or...[Read More]

Work from home opportunities can be for everyone in 2023

29 December

One of the few important things the pandemic has taught everyone is that it’s possible to be productive and earn a living from home. In fact, some companies have seen the benefits of remote working options and continue to offer them as part of...[Read More]

Fair go push on parental leave

16 November

Businesses are being encouraged by the federal government to equally fund paid parental leave schemes for men and women so families can maximise time with their children. While all parents are entitled to 20 weeks of government-funded leave, not all...[Read More]

Things to do to entertain teenage kids living at home

26 October

Sometimes, it may seem as though we have no connection to our formerly young, now-adolescent children. It can be difficult to relate with teenagers as they navigate adolescence by developing their own interests, experimenting with various social...[Read More]

6 Tips on teaching your kids about investment

20 October

How to Teach Your Kids About Investment As a parent, you want what’s best for your children. This is why you teach them about cleanliness, health, nutrition, good behaviour, the value of education and so on. But how come very few parents take the...[Read More]

Family law – separation and divorce in Australia

1 September

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

The different parenting styles and the pros and cons of each

4 August

It’s a common misconception that in therapy, a person will blame all of their life issues on their parents. This is not true. However, decades of research indicate that a person’s mother’s or father’s parenting style may have an impact on...[Read More]