Will McMurdo, 12, loved being part of his parents' wedding ceremony.
Kirsty Needham Most children of separated parents live with their mother most of the time, a major study has found, despite a controversial 2006 law change to promote equal custody after a divorce.
Brian Robins MORE than half of all low-income families with a mortgage have struggled to pay their electricity bill over the past year, a level that is expected to rise, since both interest rates and electricity...
Kelsey Munro AS SYDNEY'S Chinese community prepares for tomorrow night's Twilight Parade, the big event of the Chinese New Year festival, the occasion holds special significance for one small group.
Adele Horin AUSTRALIANS have little faith in the family's ability to care for elderly parents, a study shows. They want government to do more.
Adele Horin AS AUSTRALIA recorded its lowest number of adoptions ever in 2010-11, Julie and Carl Hall were celebrating the adoption of Codie, the third sibling to be legally embraced by the family in recent...
More money than sense?
Judith Woods Gold cars, swanky superyachts and bags of bling - the new breed of uberwealthy lack class, but do they care?
Katherine Feeney Some people find themselves in relationships with people who have done terrible things, and it is the discovery of this horror that forces them to make a decision: should they stay, or should they...
Catherine Rodie Environmentally conscious souls are choosing 'greener' ways to farewell their loved ones. From the 'mushroom death suit' to a simple backyard burial, here are some of the weird and wonderful lengths...
Karen Hardy From cards to capture special moments to a potty with a distraction.
Matt Roper A Brazilian man whose parents were African slaves could be the oldest living person ever documented after receiving a birth certificate showing he turned 126 last week, it was reported on Tuesday.
Larissa Nicholson Kathryn Walters does not go on holiday with her husband. Someone always needs to stay home with the pets.
Katherine Feeney New research indicates those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings. Only children were also less lucky in love.
Katherine Feeney Survey suggests those born first stand a better chance of landing a loving, long-term relationship than their siblings.
The wealthy elite
John Bingham Rich fear their wealth could be depriving their children of drive and ambition, study finds.
It's not just Hollywood celebrity couples who cherish relationships where older women partner younger men.
Cosima Marriner We all know what causes the inherent tension between the sexes - men want sex more, lots more, than women.
Katherine Feeney Did your parents have a happy marriage? If they didn't, are you screwed? Too many of us are beginning on the backfoot, and I wonder, what hope is there, if any?
Joel Meares Debbie Salmon lived for more than 30 years with anorexia. When the disease finally took her, she left behind a record.
Sam de Brito If I was a rich man, I’d forgo the yachts and splurge on life’s greatest pleasure; children.