Ho Ho Ho. FIFO. Staying cheery when you're apart

Santa won't be the only FIFO worker this Christmas. Around the world, mining men and women often spend the big day away from loved ones.


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10 tips for making your health resolutions stick

Want to finish 2018 with a big belly and low energy levels? Well, this article is NOT for you...  


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Big four challenges for mining families

Missing family events. Staying connected to the kids. Workplace mental health. Keeping the home fires burning. 


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Reader Question

My toddler is very clingy. Is it due to FIFO, and what to do?

Q: My partner recently started fly-in, fly-out. On the first swing our little girl coped well, we Skype as often as we can and she always talks about Daddy being at work. I made a calendar and we put a sticker on each day he is away so she knows when he is coming home. She is now getting worse and worse. Very clingy, won't sleep in her own bed and is just being a handful all round. Is this a stage all nearly two-year-olds go through? Or is it the fact he is away? How is the best way to handle this?

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