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Nicola Alpe reveals which royal came out on top this year in her view.
Here's why you should hold on to your NZ passport.
OPINION: A friend was convinced I was now Christina Applegate's character in Bad Moms.
Wedding season is fast approaching - here's how to ensure the big day is a success.
Our brief taste of educating our kids may make us more aware of how we treat teachers.
Nicola Alpe: Working from home blurs the lines between your work and social life.
Nicola Alpe: Applaud Gen Z's activism, but don't forget what their grandparents achieved.
I now take extra notice of the way I speak to our daughter, writes Nicola Alpe.
Nicola Alpe: Letting go of the likes can make our busy lives a whole lot easier.
Nicola Alpe: Ten years of trial and error later, I've learned what makes marriage last.
Here's a step-by-step guide to avoiding dinner party disasters, writes Nicola Alpe.
Not getting what you need from your partner? Maybe it's time to try another love language.
Opinion: Turns out it doesn't need to cost a thing to spoil mum this Mother's Day.
OPINION: Travelling with kids can be a nightmare - here's how to have a smoother flight.
It's okay if all your school holiday plans go out the window, writes Nicola Alpe.
Opinion: Kiwi kids are growing up not knowing how to do basic household tasks.
This year, let's celebrate the capable, creative and resilient women we all know.
Parenting preschoolers can be hectic - here are a few shortcuts to make life easier.
It's more important than ever that we raise our kids to be mentally strong - but how?
The back-to-school lunchbox has become another minefield for parents to navigate.