Parenting

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Eyeing off our junk food habits

premium_icon Eyeing off our junk food habits

Deakin University scientists will use revolutionary eye-tracking devices to work out how and why junk food commercials appeal to kids.

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

Mum’s wild babysitter demands

A woman’s advert for a babysitter for her two kids has been shared online where it is being torn apart over its outrageous requests.

Mon 27 Jul 2020

Changing the world: Coast widow channels loss into action

premium_icon Changing the world: Coast widow channels loss into action

A Sunshine Coast widow has been recognised for her work helping others deal with and understand grief.

Baby on board: How to choose a family car

premium_icon Baby on board: How to choose a family car

Buying a car is rarely an entirely rational, unemotional process.

Sat 25 Jul 2020

Reason why baby formula is being stripped off shelves

premium_icon Reason why baby formula is being stripped off shelves

It’s the act that infuriates Australian shoppers – store shelves stripped bare of baby formula being shipped to China. But the reason why is far more sinister than...

Mother of all battles: Juggling work with being a mum

premium_icon Mother of all battles: Juggling work with being a mum

Two years after she and partner Barnaby Joyce made international headlines, Vikki Campion reveals how she juggles being a mum with her gruelling “second job”.

Fri 24 Jul 2020

Teen’s baby after ‘Virgin Mary’ pregnancy

Teen’s baby after ‘Virgin Mary’ pregnancy

A 19-year-old has revealed how she became pregnant after never having sex – and her situation isn’t unheard of. Warning: Sexual content.

Wed 22 Jul 2020

Couple win fight to give baby banned name

Couple win fight to give baby banned name

The UK couple had a hellish time naming their four-month-old and were told he “wouldn’t succeed in life” with their controversial choice.

Tue 21 Jul 2020

'HORRIBLE': 5-year-old boy still stuck in Thailand

premium_icon 'HORRIBLE': 5-year-old boy still stuck in Thailand

A GOONELLABAH couple are in limbo waiting to see their son again, but there is no guarantee the next scheduled flight will go ahead.

Little Isla’s ‘heartbreaking’ journey with rare disease

premium_icon Little Isla’s ‘heartbreaking’ journey with rare disease

Isla Kapeller may seem like an ordinary, happy child. But she suffers an incredibly rare condition that caused her to have 56 seizures last month.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Baby suffers head injury in couple’s ‘stupid’ game

premium_icon Baby suffers head injury in couple’s ‘stupid’ game

A couple has had three children taken away after an infant sustained a head injury in a game of ‘toss the baby’

Fri 17 Jul 2020

First Islander MP in another milestone

premium_icon First Islander MP in another milestone

Australia’s first Torres Strait Islander MP has emotionally introduced a historic Bill to Queensland Parliament.

Hemsworth’s sweet video for mauled boy

Hemsworth’s sweet video for mauled boy

Aussie star Chris Hemsworth has sent a sweet video message to the little boy who was horribly injured while saving his sister from a dog attack.

Thu 16 Jul 2020

Community rallies for critical boy after horror bike crash

premium_icon Community rallies for critical boy after horror bike crash

"He is a fighter and I'm sure he will pull through this." Eight-year-old Ollie Waanders is in intensive care after sustaining critical injuries.

Homeless girl, 12, fed KFC by child safety officers

premium_icon Homeless girl, 12, fed KFC by child safety officers

A homeless girl only 12 years old was fed KFC and Maccas by Child Safety officers. Read the full shocking story in part one of our TROUBLE ON THE STREETS series.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

OPINION: Having kids and animals at same time is a bad idea

premium_icon OPINION: Having kids and animals at same time is a bad idea

‘My children can hear me opening a packet of Oreos under my blanket in my bedroom, but they can’t hear a cat launching itself at the door’

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Sam Stosur and partner share baby joy

premium_icon Sam Stosur and partner share baby joy

Sam Stosur has welcomed a baby girl with her partner, Liz. The tennis ace says life in lockdown has been a “whirlwind”.

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

premium_icon Family's incredible spirit inspires NRL legend into action

‘You can't stop when you’ve got three little people depending on us for what they need’. T

End of free childcare reveals major crisis

premium_icon End of free childcare reveals major crisis

Childcare services could be closed off to more Australian families and fees are likely to rise, following the end of free childcare this Monday.

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Mum rips mother-in-law’s birthday gift

Mum rips mother-in-law’s birthday gift

She had asked her mother-in-law to buy a book for her son’s birthday – but was stunned by the gift which “no one requested”.

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