Parenting

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Children want say in custody battles

premium_icon Children want say in custody battles

MOST children in separated families want to be heard in the decision on where they live in custody battles, a new report shows.

Women to thank for jobs explosion

premium_icon Women to thank for jobs explosion

BUSINESSES offering flexible hours are helping mums back to work and the incentive is paying off in the long run with NSW leading a national jobs surge.

Thu 19 Jul 2018

Dad called a ‘paedophile’ over this photo

Dad called a ‘paedophile’ over this photo

THIS photo shows a heartfelt moment between a father and his daughter, but it’s been tarnished by one woman’s offensive comments online.

Man charged with causing baby brain bleed

premium_icon Man charged with causing baby brain bleed

A BABY is recovering from horrific injuries after allegedly being shaken. Police will allege the infant had been shaken so badly it had a severe brain bleed.

Uproar over access to children’s My Health Records

premium_icon Uproar over access to children’s My Health Records

ANGRY parents say they are unable to opt their kids out of the controversial My Health system. And that’s not the only issue that’s causing major concern.

Parents out of pocket in childcare glitch

premium_icon Parents out of pocket in childcare glitch

THOUSANDS of parents have been left out of pocket in the first week of the new childcare subsidy program.

Wed 18 Jul 2018

Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

premium_icon Mum's warning after son burned by hot water bottle

A SUNSHINE Coast mum has issued a warning to other parents after her four-year-old son suffered serious burns from an out-of-date hot water bottle.

Brighter you is hiding inside

Brighter you is hiding inside

Don't get me wrong, I love motherhood, but I didn't know how much of me I would sacrifice along the way.

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

QUICK: The fun activity you can do when temperatures drop

THIS will be the only time of year you can try this cool activity that has kids so excited they're up at dawn.

Tue 17 Jul 2018

Fishing line traps set on lakeside bike path

premium_icon Fishing line traps set on lakeside bike path

THIS handful of fishing line looks innocent enough - until you find out where this Brisbane mum found it.

Unvaccinated kids should be homeschooled

premium_icon Unvaccinated kids should be homeschooled

No Jab, No Play is a fantastic policy which should be extended to schools. We can’t let idiot anti-vaxxers endanger our children, writes Kylie Lang.

Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

premium_icon Parents need background check to snap kids at footy

Parents are being told if they want to take pictures of their kids playing junior sport they need to spend up to $80 to register for a “media pass”.

Mon 16 Jul 2018

Mother's DV sentence for swearing at knife-wielding son

premium_icon Mother's DV sentence for swearing at knife-wielding son

A TULLY mother who was given a suspended jail term for domestic violence against her son after calling him a “little maggot” has had her sentence reduced.

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

Girl, 9, one step closer to walking

A YOUNG Queensland girl, who is unable to speak or walk, now has a chance to take her take her first steps.

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline quickly gaining appreciation

Skoda Kodiaq Sportline quickly gaining appreciation

Seven-seat Skoda Kodiaq Sportline is attracting attention from all walks of life as Skoda enjoys growing audience.

Sat 14 Jul 2018

Flu-related death sparks vaccination warning for parents

Flu-related death sparks vaccination warning for parents

A DEVASTATED family is mourning the death of their adorable baby girl, but the worst is yet to come for other Aussies families.

Dark web crooks targeting our kids

premium_icon Dark web crooks targeting our kids

Child data including their email addresses, phone numbers and passwords is being sold online after it has been stolen from gaming websites.

Kids parties: the worst thing about parenting

premium_icon Kids parties: the worst thing about parenting

KIDS parties are a weekend-killing drag that turn kids into terrorists after the sugar rush. If I never have to attend another I’ll die happy: Darren Levin.

Most unpopular baby names of 2018

Most unpopular baby names of 2018

According to a poll on Netmums, these are the baby names that are well and truly dying out. Sincere apologies if yours is on the list.

Fri 13 Jul 2018

Workmates can be breast mates

premium_icon Workmates can be breast mates

Women often show no support for breastfeeding mothers in the workplace but when they do, the new mums are empowered to breastfeed for longer.

Newer Older