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Money mistakes new parents commonly make

Raising a family costs money, but with some planning, you can spend yours wisely.

Why it’s important to curb entitled behaviour in your children

Ever get the feeling your child is calling all the shots? Here’s how to stop the over-indulgence train, before it’s too late.

 


Family Finance: What to know before choosing a charity

It is better to give than receive, as the saying goes. Here’s how to make your donation count.

How to plan a safe and fun babymoon

It’s a commonly held belief that newlyweds need some alone time after saying “I do”, but now more and more expectant parents are also seeking a getaway before being swept away into the land of diaper changes and sleepless nights.

 

How to support your kids’ entrepreneurial passions

How to support your mini-mogul.

How physical activity can improve your child’s learning

Want to improve your child's grades? Try hitting the gym instead of the books. Research shows it could be a great way to help your child succeed in school.

The mommy brain myth

Stories like Sheri’s are commonly divulged in mom groups as examples of “mommy brain”– the idea that motherhood saps our sanity and smarts.

The ups and downs of working from home

Running a home-based business and caring for her two sons, Birk (two-and-a-half) and Brody (16 months), isn't exactly the ideal set-up this working mom anticipated.

What to expect on your baby’s first visit to the dentist

As soon as you see teeth, book that first appointment.

Is your tween ready for contact lenses?

Children who are squeamish when getting drops in their eyes or who don’t follow good personal hygiene may not be ready to make the swtich.