Is it a fair assumption that a parent will fund their child to some extent during university? This wasn’t the case for me – here’s my experience.
In April 2015 the Shared Parental Leave (SPL) scheme was announced. Last year, my husband and I decided to take it. This is my experience, what’s yours?
Do you know how much working part time or taking a career break for childcare could affect your pension? We teamed up with the experts to look into the issue.
Toys are the most-recalled products in Europe. Our scientist Dr Tom Bell asks why more isn’t done to keep children safe.
Dangerous slime may sound like the plot of a cheesy 1950s horror B movie, but if you’ve got a primary school-aged child or grandchild, you may be aware of the craze for toy slime – and its potential dangers.
University isn’t cheap, but it’s not just about rising tuition fees. Outgoings for accommodation, transport, hobbies and socialising soon mount up. How much money do students need to get by on these days?
It’s all very well restricting adverts for unhealthy foods during children’s TV, but what about the shows watched by families that don’t fall under that category? It’s time the rules caught up with our viewing habits.
Baby? Check. Car seat, pushchair and highchair? Check. Bottle warmer, nappy stacker and air purifier? Er… check?! (more on useful and useless baby products…)
The spookiest night of the year is upon us but will you be dressing up to celebrate? Or are you a parent who enjoys wrapping their child in loo roll before they harvest sweets from the neighbours?
Welcome to Which? Conversation’s Prepare For Parenthood page. You’ve been on a journey of discovery and now the fun really begins!
September has rolled around and kids across the country are preparing for the new school year. Parents have been rushing out to buy stationery and what-not, but how essential are these school supplies?
(more on back-to-school essentials…)
More than four out of five (83%) parents believe it’s their responsibility to educate their children about managing their personal finances, but many don’t feel up to the job. (parental financial education…)
The financial impact of having kids is well documented, but it appears supporting children well into adulthood is becoming the norm.
Today is Carers Rights’ Day, which helps carers know their rights and find the help and support they’re entitled to. But with 6,000 people a day starting to look after a family member or friend, some of us may not even realise we’ve actually become carers in the first place. (more on carers’ rights…)