A FIFO kid's guide to a happy Christmas

How do FIFO kids make Christmas special when one of their parents is away for the most exciting day of the year? Twelve-year-old Abby Ranford spills the beans...


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Setting New Year's resolutions you’ll actually achieve

If your New Year's resolutions are always forgotten by the end of January, maybe it's time for a new approach. The team at Mine Wealth + Wellbeing shows how...    


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New books and writing courses inspire FIFO kids

Clever mums across Australia are putting kids in the picture with two new illustrated books for FIFO families and a writing course especially for teenagers.    


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Women wanted for perinatal food/mood study

Former MFM psychologist Angie Willcocks is undertaking a groundbreaking study on the impact of diet on the mental health of pregnant women and new mums.   


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Reader Question of the month

Help, my husband is struggling with homesickness and I'm trying to keep him positive

Hi, I need advice about my husband. He's worked away for a few years and everything used to be great. This year he is really struggling with homesickness and has become very focused on coming home. I am trying to be positive and supportive but I would like some advice about how to help change his thinking pattern and look on the bright side. He has always been a very tough guy and when I say to him "you will be right, you are strong" he replies with "I’m not so sure". Any advice would be greatly appreciated as it is taking its toll on me, worrying about him. I really feel it’s not depression, as he is very happy but just missing home.

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