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🎥 The best plant-based milk types 1 min read

Are you dairy free or looking for a vegan milk? We discuss the different types of milk substitutes and which are best for you.🥛 

Free Printable — Age-Appropriate Chores 11 min read

Kids who routinely help around the house are more likely to perform better at school, be emotionally stable and succeed in their professional lives as adults. (Plus free printable at the end of this article!) Want a personalised chore chart...

🎥 6 investment tips for women 1 min read

On average, most women retire with less superannuation than men. Financial advisor Kate McCallum discusses the six best superannuation investment options for women.

What to cook when you don't feel like cooking: A Q&A with Julia Busuttil Nishimura (plus TWO FREE RECIPES) 2 min read

Julia Busuttil Nishimura is a Melbourne-based cook, author and teacher, and the creator of Ostro, a beloved online space where she shares her food, photographs and stories. In conjunction with the release of her latest book, A year of simple family...

🎥 Phones for kids: When to buy? 1 min read

Knowing when you should buy your child their first mobile phone is a hard decision for parents. Psychologist Collett Smart discusses this question and the positive and negatives of doing so.

Easiest broccoli quiche 1 min read

A simple quiche filled with the goodness of broccoli, red pesto-layered filo, Cheddar and cottage cheese made by none other than Jamie Oliver!

🎥 Mindful eating for kids 1 min read

Practicing mindful eating can help kids make better decisions at the dining table. But what is mindful eating and how do we teach it to kids? Nutritionist Amanda Muhl discusses the benefits of mindful eating and tips to practice it...

Suffering. For me, it’s personal 7 min read

As I write this, my dear friend Brenda has just died. She was 36 and leaves a husband and three children, the youngest of whom is a five-month-old baby.

🎥 5 money-saving tips during the coronavirus 1 min read

Are you finding it hard to save due to the impacts of COVID-19 and the recession? Financial advisor Kate McCallum shares how to save money during the coronavirus with her top five steps. 

Help! I have a hyperactive child! 1 min read

Q: Help! What is the solution for a two-year-old boy being hyperactive?

🎥 How to raise emotionally intelligent children 1 min read

What is emotional intelligence? And how do I teach my child to understand and regulate their emotions in a healthy way? Psychologist Collett Smart shares tips for nurturing emotional intelligence in kids. 🧠 

Study reveals: What a typical Australian household should look like 1 min read

Have you ever wondered if you were out of the ordinary? Or perhaps you’re thriving on the idea you’re unique? The results from this 40-year study will tell you just where you stand.