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Stay-at-home mums ‘a dying breed’

The traditional housewife caring for her brood is fast becoming a dying tableaux of family life, as financial struggles are forcing growing numbers of mums to go back to work. That is according to employment minister Chris Grayli...

I’ve got a lovely bunch of… pineapples?!

Are you by any chance sat on your tablet computer, eating a pineapple, with a Twilight novel at your side? Maybe not… But according...

Finally! Boost for families as inflation drops

Families have been waiting a long time for some positive economic news, but now some has finally arrived - and it appears to have been worth the wait. That's because the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics...

Budget for 7.5% higher Christmas dinner costs!

As if the costs of presents and decorations aren't enough,families also need to factor food spending into their festive budgets. But new research suggests it is food which might have placed extra strain on parents this year...

How many work hours are you putting in?

Many of us are working extended hours to provide for our families during these difficult economic times, so it might not come as a complete surprise to learn that the average UK full-time employee works more than an hour longer a week th...