Finances and Work

Return to work when breastfeeding

8 Expert Tips to Return to Work when 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.

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How to deal with guilt as a working mum

Heart racing, I turn the key in the ignition and glance at my watch. 15 minutes to get to work. Thanks to a catastrophic poosplosion from one twin, requiring a …

Creative Kids Rebate

Creative kids are set to receive a $100 rebate

The NSW Government has announced a new $100 rebate for school aged kids called the Creative Kids Rebate. If you have a child enrolled in school and you live in …

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Centrelink Parenting Payments – What’s On Offer and What Paperwork Do You Need?

Centrelink Parenting Payments – What’s On Offer and What Paperwork Do You Need? There are a variety of Centrelink parenting payments and benefits on offer for Australian families. Please consider …

Private Health And Child Birth – What’s Covered and What If Something Goes Wrong?

PLEASE NOTE: this article is not financial advice. Please speak to your financial advisor or private health care provider with direct questions related to insurance cover for your family. There …

How stay at home mums make money

How stay at home mums make money

Are you wondering how stay at home mums make money? We have some great suggestions to create a side hustle and bring in some extra cash.

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Centrelink for single parents – your guide to the single parent pension

Do you qualify for the single parent pension? Here is everything you need to know as a single parent. Make sure you’re receiving what you’re entitled to.

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Pregnant and PM – One of the World’s Most Powerful Women is Expecting!

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden has announced she’ll be pregnant while in the top job. It’s another big step in the battle of working mothers and of course, New Zealand is the world leader in big steps for women! READ MORE NOW

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50+ Stay At Home Jobs That Don’t Actually Suck

There’s nothing worse than gazing into your new baby’s eyes and whispering, day care has a place for you when you turn six weeks old. Unfortunately, the bank, the electricity …

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Take Your Baby To Work – Does This Job ACTUALLY Exist?

We’ve comprised a list of 50+ jobs that don’t suck. We looked at “take your baby to work jobs” and found there isn’t much out there for sustainable work and …

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How to start an online store, blog or website to work from home

We’ve create the ultimate list of 50+ work at home jobs that don’t suck.  Wondering how to start an online store?  If blogging is your calling? Maybe you’re more of …

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Work At Home: Tech Jobs

Our “start up specialist” has put together an epic list of work at home jobs that don’t suck. Work from home tech jobs are by far the fastest growing opportunity …

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Work From Home Careers: Professional Jobs

We’ve compiled a list of 50+ work at home jobs that don’t suck and if you’ve got a profession you can put to work in your spare room, your financial …

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Work At Home Personal Service, Health and Beauty Jobs

We’ve come up with a list of 50+ work at home jobs that don’t suck.  Want to do health and beauty from home?  We’ve put together all the best jobs …

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Work From Home Admin Jobs

We’ve comprised a list of 50+ work from home jobs that don’t suck. We’ve put together all the best jobs for Australian stay at home mums and rated them by …

Not Returning To Work: It’s Okay to Miss Your Career Without Wanting it Back.

As far as life lessons go, this has been one of my biggest so far… It’s possible to miss something without wanting it back. It can apply to just about …

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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?

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 a babies first year

What is the cost of looking after a baby ? I am wanting to stay home as long as possible, I am just not sure I can afford it. Our …

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Returning to work after baby

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?

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

Kristin shares her ten tips for balancing study with motherhood.

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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.

Working 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

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: Business name

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.

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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.

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Working from Home Tips: Business Ideas

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.