What can be done to prevent hibernating and fattening up like a bear this winter?by Steve Grant
Workers’ compensation has undergone some significant changes in recent times, but many employers still remain in the dark as to their reporting obligations.
Clarifying what constitutes a defect in a timber floor can be a matter of interpretation. Disputes between tradesmen and their clients are as common as sand at the beach and arise due to a myriad of reasons.
There’s no doubting the value to your home that resurfacing can bring. But, do you render or bag? And is it worth doing on your style of home? We give you the answers.
Ready to build or repair a deck so you can enjoy lazy summer days at home? Planning to lay quarry tiles over decking to spruce up your outdoor living area? There are plenty of pitfalls for the unwary if such projects are not constructed with good planning and forethought for their structural integrity and water resistance.by Terrence Dessaix
So you’ve finally made all the necessary arrangements for tearing out the 15-year-old carpet in the living room. The only thing left to consider is what type of flooring to replace it with…by Brooke Gilliland
Sometimes when I exercise I feel light headed half way through a class. What could this be?
One piece of really good news to come out of all the recent bewildering tax changes is that the family home is still firmly enshrined as the only tax-free investment. If you are smart with your family home purchase, you will have an asset that grows more quickly than inflation and, and, you won’t have to pay any tax on the profit you make when you sell.by Peter Kelaher
When is the right time to put your child in a bed? Usually when he is becoming independent and can get in and out without hurting himself-between 18 months and two years.
From a very early age children start forming an image of themselves that will shape their ability to cope with life’s rollercoaster ride. Here’s how to help your child build a positive self-image.
Until puberty, it’s almost guaranteed that your complexion will be clear, plump, with good moisture balance and wrinkle-free.by Tina Viney
Sailing sensation Jessica Watson catches up with Peninsula Living's boating correspondent Patrick Bollen at Royal Prince Albert Yacht Club in Newport.by Patrick Bollen
There is a strong link between nutrition, health, well-being and longevity. For years we have talked about the relationship between good health, vitality and the consumption of fruit and vegetables and the importance of eating a balanced daily intake.by Caz Cozens
Salute to the Moon, also known as Salute to Inner Calm, is another beautiful sequence of 12 movements. It stimulates each system of the body – circulatory, respiratory, digestive, eliminative, muscular, lymphatic, glandular and nervous, also exercising the joints.by Valerie Albrecht
The popularity of Yoga as a method of health and well-being has steadily grown in recent years.
Last issue, Valerie Albrecht presented the areas of the body to focus on in ante-natal yoga. This issue she explores these further.by Valerie Albrecht
Yoga is one of the fastest growing personal activities in the Western World. For some people it is a daily routine—waking before the family and going to a quiet space to practice yoga.by Clive Salzer
Seafood lovers can rejoice in these two recipes from Beach Road.by Beach Road's Chef Tom Rutherford
Fact: One kilogram of worms can eat a kilogram of food scraps in a day
Fathers all over the world have to juggle work and family commitments. Being an MP is busy at the best of times, but the four Liberal MPs representing the Northern Beaches have gone from being in opposition to being in office, taking on more responsibilities and duties. Gill Currie reports.by Gill Currie
What do you immediately think of when you hear the word, 'wool'? Whatever came to mind, it probably wasn't summer or cooling. However Emily Veness finds out how wool, specifically merino, can be worn whatever the season.by Emily Veness
There are lots of different ways to spruce up an interior wall aside from a new coat of paint.by International School of Colour and Design
Ask any woman, “What areas of your body are you most unhappy with?” and nine times out of 10 she will reply, “My bum, thighs and stomach.” So what’s the solution? Steve Grant reports.by Steve Grant