Parenting

Fri 13 Dec 2019

‘It was like our world was crumbling’

premium_icon ‘It was like our world was crumbling’

Tiny baby Madeline will spend her first Christmas in the hospital after being born months early. Now her mum Wendy has shared the family’s story.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Baby names that never appear on lists

Baby names that never appear on lists

From most popular to most outrageous, there’s a list for every type of baby name. Except for these 20 gems that escape both mockery and glory.

Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

premium_icon Mum ‘appalled’ by shocking shopping centre Santa loophole

A Sunshine Coast mum has lashed out after discovering those who play the role of Santa in shopping centres don’t require Blue Cards.

Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

Parent’s anguish after boy’s slapping death

Devastated parents of a diabetic six-year-old boy who died after a Chinese slapping therapy workshop have told a court of their pain.

Toys pulled from shelves posed ‘significant threat’ to kids

premium_icon Toys pulled from shelves posed ‘significant threat’ to kids

Five unsafe toys have been removed from Queensland retailers’ shelves, with some of the products posing a “significant risk” to young children.

Why Queensland’s birthrate is declining

premium_icon Why Queensland’s birthrate is declining

Queensland is following the national trend with a rapidly declining birthrate, and one major factor has been identified.

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Ponting’s adorable first with son

Ponting’s adorable first with son

Australian cricket legend Ricky Ponting ticked two things off his bucket list today, one which fans have been begging for since his retirement.

School backs down on formal uniform policy

premium_icon School backs down on formal uniform policy

A long running bitter battle between parents and a school over a uniform policy change has been settled for the time being, but it’s far from over.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

How kids are being tempted to eat more sugary treats

premium_icon How kids are being tempted to eat more sugary treats

Obesity experts want tougher restrictions on advertising junk food after Kellogg’s exploited a loophole to entice kids into consuming sugar-laden snacks.

Mon 9 Dec 2019

When schoolies are also mummies

premium_icon When schoolies are also mummies

On paper, teaching is the exchange of knowledge. On paper, family is supposed to be people related to you who care, value and nurture you but we know, in reality,...

Sun 8 Dec 2019

Race to save little girl’s life

premium_icon Race to save little girl’s life

A couple are in the battle of their lives to raise $3.2 million for a miracle drug to save their baby girl’s life.

Hannant family expands to 10

premium_icon Hannant family expands to 10

They say three’s a crowd, four’s a party and 10 — well that’s the Hannants. Meet ex footy star Ben Hannant and wife Emma’s new member of the family, Pippa.

Prisoners given a helping hand in storing sperm

premium_icon Prisoners given a helping hand in storing sperm

Two convicted criminals have been allowed to store their sperm so they can father children after they are released from prison.

Fri 6 Dec 2019

Pulling hair and pulling knives: Schoolgirls caught on film

premium_icon Pulling hair and pulling knives: Schoolgirls caught on film

Shocking vision of schoolyard violence has been splashed across social media accounts, leaving parents mortified and police blasting those who share it.

Trivial fights between adults ‘damage kids’

premium_icon Trivial fights between adults ‘damage kids’

Kids are being significantly hurt and traumatised because of the horrific behaviour displayed by their parents during petty divorce disputes

Enormous sum star pays in child support

Enormous sum star pays in child support

Owen Wilson pays an insane amount of money in child support per month for the daughter he chosen to never meet.

Bec Judd flaunts abs in pool pic

Bec Judd flaunts abs in pool pic

Melbourne mum-of-four Bec Judd stunned fans with a new bikini photo, as she relaxed in her new home with a glass of champagne.

Anti-vaxxer’s viral plea explodes

Anti-vaxxer’s viral plea explodes

A vocal “vaccination awareness” campaigner has been slammed after pleading for an “offensive” anti-vax name to be ditched.

Thu 5 Dec 2019

Anti-vax WAG launches fresh attack

Anti-vax WAG launches fresh attack

She’s come under fire for comparing a tiny island to Nazi Germany and now Taylor Winterstein has launched a new attack on vaccinations.

‘Am I a sexist pig for refusing a male midwife?’

‘Am I a sexist pig for refusing a male midwife?’

“It’s not a sexual thing. I don’t think a man will look at my vagina and get turned on."

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