Fast relief for minor summer skin irritations


Skin irritations might be minor in the medical scheme of things, but they can still cause major discomfort. They are also incredibly common, especially in the summer, when getting outside for family fun can sometimes lead to bites, stings, burns and rashes. Read more...

Five ways new dads can support their partners


Becoming a parent is the most exciting thing that will ever happen to you. But it can be a bit frightening too. After our first daughter was born, things didn't quite go according to plan. I was sick with post-birth complications, and our premmie baby had feeding problems. On one particularly hard day, I sat on [...]

Smooth moves: education after relocation


If relocation is on your radar, you’re not alone. 41.7% of Australians aged 5 and over changed their residence between 2006 and 2011, ABS statistics show. In this period, 1.8 million people moved to a different region within Australia. This has meant changing schools for thousands of young Australians. Read more...

Ditch the glasses or contacts and dive into life


I love the water. In fact, when I’m not working, you can often find me on it or in it. From scuba-diving to swimming, surfing to kayaking, we are a nation obsessed with all things aquatic. And why not? Getting out on the water is excellent exercise and awesome fun. But … if you have [...]

Go with wood for the happy home office


Recent research shows that Australians are increasingly working from home. There are various advantages to this, such as reduced time commuting, increased flexibility, being available for family commitments, and better work/life balance. Many people are choosing to work this way, while others are bringing home unfinished work from their day jobs. Read more…

Australian gift card market boosted by seasonal spending


For consumers, Christmas can be an exhausting period where choosing gifts for family, friends and colleagues is more burden than pleasure. It is now apparent that many are turning to gift cards as a way of solving this problem. Read more...