Having kids doesn’t have to break the bank

Everyone talks about how much kids cost, but it’s still possible to have a baby on a budget. We talk to blogger and businesswoman Jody Allen from Stay at Home Mum about how to keep costs down while still giving your kids everything they need.

Last-minute ‘get out of trouble’ gift guide for Christmas

Forgotten someone on your Christmas list and need to pick up a present quick smart? These last-minute gift ideas will get you out of a jam and into the good books.

Get the kids into music – for less

Are your kids interested in learning a musical instrument? Here’s how to let you little maestro find their beat without going broke.

Making the most of summer holidays

Holidays can be a bit trying, for both kids and parents. Here are some tips on how to fill up those long summer months with some fun activities that won’t cost the earth.

Clever ways to keep cool this summer

It’s summer time and the weather is fine! This time of year is fun, but staying cool in summer can mean a not-so-friendly electricity bill. Here are some tips on how to chill out for less.

School holiday activities for winter

Are you staring at two weeks of school-holiday madness when the weather is not on your side? Here’s how to keep the kids occupied during the winter holidays, without breaking the bank.

Baby on a budget

Planning on growing your family but worried about the cost of a baby? Fear not. Here's how to save when it comes to kitting out your new arrival.