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'There's no politician I can stand to vote for, so I don't'
"The only gas coming out of our politicians is being spewed from their mouths."
'My daughter-in-law hates me because I am a strong woman'
"I never assume I will see the grandchildren on a regular basis. I have to be content with whatever time I get."
'I make financial decisions month-by-month on the pension'
"Unexpected accounts are difficult but not impossible, and everything that is not necessary is pared back to a minimum."
'My scheming younger sister stopped me from going to my parents' funerals'
"We were not informed when our mother passed away, however the internet can be very helpful when it comes to finding things..."
'I don't ever want my children to feel the way my mother made me feel'
Mothers come in all shapes and forms -- some kinder than others.
Why Mother's Day is just another day for me
"I have not had the pleasure of a naturally loving daughter."
'I couldn't find my family's long-lost Anzac on the Roll of Honour'
Wanting to commemorate her family's war heroes became something like an episode of 'Who do you think you are?'.
Defining the 'bleeding hearts' in this mad, mad world
"Baking a cake for charity is a self-deluding act; a balm for the conscience. It makes you feel righteous and charitable."
'I started falling apart after I turned 50'
"Everyone tells you about the horrible drink you have to get through to clear out the system, and they were not lying."
My memories of a childhood without the rose-coloured glasses
Not everyone has idyllic memories of growing up in the '50s and '60s.
'I didn't realise I'd been battling depression'
"How to get out of this dilemma?"
'I was appalled when I heard how my book club lunch had been catered'
"My host said it saved her a fortune on entertaining and dinner parties."
'My wife's an invalid, but I have needs so I'm looking elsewhere'
Staying on the path of monogamy isn't always easy.
Gentle giants make great companions for over-60s
"The decision to adopt a dog for Mum has been a good one."
There should be no second chances for abuse and offences against children
When children are at risk it should be a case of guilty until proven innocent for foster parents or biological parents.
'Fifty years after losing my wife and child, the pain truly hit me'
There are some losses that change a person forever, sometimes in unexpected ways.
This is what happened at the end of the affair
"She would walk the streets hoping to catch a glimpse of him or his car. She knew what she was doing was wrong."
The dos and don'ts for getting along with your daughter-in-law
It's a tricky relationship and one that can cause problems if both parties aren't respectful.
Stepping down was the only thing Barnaby Joyce could do
If Barnaby Joyce's relationship had nothing to do with the constant and unrelenting media attacks, why was his partner photographed while out for a walk?
'Voters aren't angry Barnaby Joyce had an affair, but that he lied'
"There is hypocrisy in promoting a false image and it was you who chose the image," one Baby Boomer says.
An open letter to Barnaby Joyce from a 60-plus voter
"Everybody needs to calm down and worry about their own backyards."
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