Affordable Happiness: useful tips from KidsLife

Regardless of whether you’re a first-time mum or dad or an experienced parent: parenting invariably involves a lot of expenses. What premiums are available? Are you entitled to any allowances? How to keep things affordable? These are all questions we would like to help you with. On this page you’ll find everything you need for affordable happiness. From concrete tips on how to save on children’s stuff to an overview of premiums.
Recently divorced and now a single parent? Then you’ll need to arrange the following

Recently divorced and now a single parent? Then you’ll need to arrange the following

A divorce has a serious impact on you and your family. Emotionally and in most cases financially. As a single parent, it's not easy to keep all the balls in the air. This practical list serves as a handy reminder for getting your financial affairs in order. Because, remember: You're not alone!
Recently divorced and now a single parent? Then you’ll need to arrange the following
What are the costs associated with giving birth?

What are the costs associated with giving birth?

Pregnant with your first child? Congratulations! You likely have lots of questions: such as where you'd prefer to have your baby, the type of room or type of delivery. It's also sensible to consider the potential costs associated with your birth plan.
What are the costs associated with giving birth?
Pregnant? A baby on the way? Don't miss out on these financial benefits!

Pregnant? A baby on the way? Don't miss out on these financial benefits!

During the course of your pregnancy, you’ll fortunately have several months to prepare financially for your little one's arrival. You can supplement your family budget with numerous financial benefits, both before and after your pregnancy. Discover which benefits and premiums you’re entitled to below.
A baby on the way? Don't miss out on these financial benefits!
Child Benefit for Students in Brussels

Child Benefit for Students in Brussels

18 or over? As a student, you might still be entitled to Child Benefit. Explore the conditions that apply to Child Benefit from the age of 18 onwards.
Child Benefit for Students in Brussels
Growth Package for Students in Flanders

Growth Package for Students in Flanders

18 or over? As a student, you might still be entitled to the Growth Package. Explore the conditions that apply to Child Benefit and the Growth Package from the age of 18 onwards.
Growth Package for Students in Flanders
All you need the know about Maternity Allowance and Starting Amount

All you need the know about Maternity Allowance and Starting Amount

Expectant mothers are entitled to the Maternity Allowance. What exactly is that? When does your entitlement to Maternity Allowance commence, and how exactly do you apply for it?
All you need the know about Maternity Allowance and Starting Amount
Cheap, second-hand baby items

Cheap, second-hand baby items

How long is your wish list of baby essentials? Already breaking into a sweat at the mere thought of how much it will cost? Don’t panic! Request your Starting Amount or Maternity Allowance on time, and get started with our great savings tips.
Cheap, second-hand baby items
Maternity leave, parental leave and time credit

Maternity leave, parental leave and time credit

Would you like to spend more time with your family? The good news is that you can. Because as a parent, you're entitled to maternity leave, birth leave, parental leave and time credit. How does it work exactly?
Maternity leave, parental leave and time credit
Five tips for an affordable sip & see

Five tips for an affordable sip & see

The sip & see is a trend that has been growing in popularity for several years. It’s a convenient way to invite all your family, friends and acquaintances at once to celebrate the birth of your baby. But these celebrations don’t come cheap. Discover our top tips for an affordable sip & see.
Five tips for an affordable sip & see