Finances and Work

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Returning to work with a fly in fly out partner


My question is for the FIFO partners out there. Did you go back to work part time or full time? How old was bub and did you find it ok?

How much will baby’s first year cost?


Q&A: how much roughly does everyone think the first year will cost?

Money saving tips for maternity leave


Q&A: Just wondering if other parents could share their money saving tips while on maternity leave or living off one income?

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Financially Preparing for a Baby


Expert Tips: Financially Preparing For a Baby. Tips such such thinking about private vs public maternity care, what government assistance is available etc

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Mum Friendly Jobs: Starting a Home Business


Mum Friendly Jobs: starting a home business allows you to spend more time with your children, and make a nice income while you do it. Read where to start.

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How To Be a Mummy Blogger


Expert Tips: Writer, Sarah, shares some tips on how to become a mummy blogger and share the story of your family.

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Cost of babies first year


What is the cost of looking after a baby for their first year? I am wanting to stay home as long as possible, I am just not sure I can …

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Returning to Work


Parent Tips: Parents share their best advice for returning to work after baby and maternity leave. Especially tips for routine, doing household chores etc


Deciding to Return to Work


Q&A: How do you make the decision about whether to go back to work or not?

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Studying while still trying to be the perfect stay at home mum.


Kristin shares her ten tips for balancing study with motherhood.


Returning to work and breastfeeding


Returning to work isn’t as easy as it used to be when you were coming back from holidays. Now you might need to juggle routines, daycare, breastfeeding and the temperament of a little one who might not particularly like the changes they are being subjected to. Lynne-McKensey Hall IBCLC shares some tips for making the transition easier.


Working from Home Tips: Pricing – Don’t sell yourself short! (Part 5 of 5)


It’s finally time to sell your product, but how much should it cost your customers? Nic Jones from MarketMe dissects the pricing breakdown and helps you work out how to encourage business growth while also growing your bank balance.


Work from Home Options


Q&A: If you work at home, what do you do? How did you go about it? Any advice deciding what to do? Things to investigate?

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Working from Home Tips: Marketing (Part 4 of 5)


You’ve decided on your new business venture, registered your unique name and secured a domain address. Now how do you tell the world about your product or service. Nic Jones from MarketMe discusses the ins and outs of marketing, and how you can get the best out of your brand new business.

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Working from Home Tips: What’s in a name? (Part 3 of 5)


You’ve developed a fantastic business idea that you are passionate about – now you just need to find that perfect name. Nic Jones from MarketMe explains why getting it right is so important.


Working from Home Tips: Finding your Passion (part 2 of 5)


The first step to starting a small business is to consider whether a small business is right for you. Nic from Market Me discusses how to identify what you are really passionate about, and the steps you need to take to increase your chances of success.

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Budgeting and Money Saving Tips


Q&A: Budgeting tips from other parents.

Working from Home Tips: Business Ideas (Part 1 of 5)


Working from home is one the most popular ways for mums with children to earn extra income and stay socially connected. It is also a great way to earn money on the side if you already have a part time job. But what sort of businesses can be run from home. There are as many as your imagination really but we have listed just five areas for you to consider.

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Budgeting Tips For Families


Tips to help you save money and stay on budget.