I attempted Plastic Free July with my family. The concept is simple. Eliminate plastics from your purchases, including recyclables, for a month. A four-week plastic detox. After all, how hard would it be?
Nearly half of Aussies die intestate (without a will). And while this can leave our surviving relatives with a headache when it comes to our finances, we rarely think about the catastrophic impact not appointing a legal guardian can have on orphaned children.
Our concept of family has broadened. We’re no longer restricted by the stifling idea that a family must share a marriage certificate, DNA and a surname. This leaves progressive-minded couples, blended, single-parent, same-sex and adoptive families free to consider their options when it comes to [...]
If so many of us are craving friendship, how do you take the first step? Where can you go to meet new people? Let’s explore the obvious options first and then look at some alternative methods that might work for you.
Growing up, did you ever feel isolated or misunderstood due to language, cultural, or religious differences? I know I did. Being a Jewish Australian meant I was (and still am) part of an overlapping world of cultural rituals and religious beliefs.