The Shocking Effect of Fees on Your Superannuation Balance

Shhhh…. we are going to tell you the fund manager’s dirty little secret. A seemingly low fee of 2.00% can take away 30% of your super over 25 years. Seems unbelievable doesn’t it? How can it be? Well two reasons. Firstly, is the annual loss of growth, if your fund returns 4% a year, then a 2% free is actually taking a half of your More...

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By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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20 Things a Father Should Tell His Daughter

Pay attention to the way a man loves his mother. That is the way he will love you. You can do anything a man can do, including organic chemistry, unclogging toilets and assembling IKEA furniture. Older women wear More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, November 8th, 2014
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20 Things a Father Should Tell His Son

Learn to dance with a partner. Nothing is classier than a man who can walk his partner onto the dance floor with confidence. The only time it is appropriate to use your fists is to defend yourself from someone More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Daddy Do You Believe In Santa?

Last night during dinner our family snuggled down in the big comfy couches of our living room and watched “The Polar Express”. Like so many holiday stories, the major theme as revealed at the end of the story More...

By Mummy Weekly On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Stay at Home Dads: Who Does the Washing Up?

John and Mary are one of the only couples I know that have turned the tables on gender-based roles and made the change from stay-at-home-mum to stay-at-home-dad. I have always been most curious as to who does the More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
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Why Your Daughter’s Princess Obsession Is Okay

It’s impossible to escape the Disney juggernaut. The reach of the mouse house is overwhelming, and nowhere is this more prevalent than in the global brainwashing of little girls into wanting to become princesses. More...

By Mummy Weekly On Sunday, June 1st, 2014
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Memo From A Child To A Parent

In this memo from a child to a parent, it gives us great insight into how a child thinks. The unknown author of the piece has expressed the thoughts and emotions of a child beautifully. I hope you find it thought More...

By Danielle Mantakoul On Monday, August 26th, 2013
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10 Things Great Dads Do

Danielle Mantakoul

Danielle Mantakoul

BA of Ed Early Childhood and Editor at Mummy Weekly
She's described as one of the most engaging & dynamic speakers in the early childhood industry today, now having educated hundreds of thousands of parents & teachers. She has lectured for organisations such as KU Children’s Services, Only About Children, Qantas, National Australia Bank, Child Protection Australia, Goodstart and hundreds of council & private centres. She also developed and ran the popular parenting series for the Australian Financial Review.
Danielle Mantakoul

While many may believe there is no such thing as a perfect father, there are things that Great Dads do that have a positive impact on the lives of their children, in turn setting them up to be great parents themselves. Ten More...

By Mummy Weekly On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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We’ve Had the Labour, the Gender and the Name – What Now for Wills, Kate and George?

First there was the media madness of ‘when is she going to give birth?’ along with shifts in the betting odds. Then the silly season, ‘is it a boy or a girl?’ followed by ‘what are More...

By Mummy Weekly On Saturday, October 6th, 2012
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So What Kind of Gambler are you?

With Spring now upon us, this brings for many Australians the only time of year where they have a flutter with the Melbourne Cup around the corner. Why it is that we get involved?  For many it starts with friends More...