Parenting

Sun 31 May 2020

Coast baby’s incredible fight to stay alive

premium_icon Coast baby’s incredible fight to stay alive

Parents Ashleigh Taylor and Josh Furner have shared their heartbreak as their tiny daughter fights for her life after multiple open heart surgeries.

Thu 28 May 2020

Australia Post launches Dear Australia initiative

premium_icon Australia Post launches Dear Australia initiative

Aussies encouraged to share handwritten letters of hope and inspiration about their COVID-19 experience with the nation.

Wed 27 May 2020

Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

premium_icon Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

An eight-year-old Coast girl made a miracle recovery after she was impaled in the head with a stick when an innocent game went horribly wrong. WARNING: Graphic

Tue 26 May 2020

Mum’s ‘joy’ after daughter’s car park death

Mum’s ‘joy’ after daughter’s car park death

A mum-of-five whose three-year-old was tragically killed in front of her has spoken about how she’s found the “strength to keep going”.

Grimes, Elon Musk forced to change baby’s name

Grimes, Elon Musk forced to change baby’s name

Grimes and Elon Musk have been forced to backflip on the highly unusual name they’d chosen for their newborn son.

Mon 25 May 2020

Victim’s fear: ‘I feel vulnerable in my own home’

premium_icon Victim’s fear: ‘I feel vulnerable in my own home’

“It just makes me feel sick that someone out there would prey on and take advantage of an older woman like my mother.”

Why Prince William is reliving the heartache of losing mum

premium_icon Why Prince William is reliving the heartache of losing mum

Prince William has opened up about reliving the “overwhelming” heartache of losing his mother, Princess Diana, when he was a teenager by having kids.

Sun 24 May 2020

Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

premium_icon Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

A Queensland mother has become the nation’s first person to lose a custody battle because of COVID-19.

Sat 23 May 2020

CPR plea after baby's brain damage from choking

premium_icon CPR plea after baby's brain damage from choking

A Queensland mother is urging parents to learn the skills to save their children after her daughter suffered brain damage after choking on a piece of fruit.

Fri 22 May 2020

Which parents are drinking the most in lockdown?

Which parents are drinking the most in lockdown?

Stressed out Aussie parents have been hitting the bottle during the virus crisis, with one group drinking the most of all.

Thu 21 May 2020

BEYOND THE SCARS: Why Tiana is stronger inside and out

premium_icon BEYOND THE SCARS: Why Tiana is stronger inside and out

But in one moment of weakness, she thought 'men have nipples, babies have nipples, everyone I know has nipples except me, I felt a bit freakish'

Wed 20 May 2020

New maternity insurance ‘takes away mother’s rights’

premium_icon New maternity insurance ‘takes away mother’s rights’

A move by insurers to offer fixed-priced maternity policies might seem attractive but top doctors warn it will see decisions made by conglomerates.

‘Overwhelmed’: Miranda Kerr reveals co-parenting struggles

premium_icon ‘Overwhelmed’: Miranda Kerr reveals co-parenting struggles

Supermodel mum Miranda Kerr gave fans a rare glimpse inside her home life with Snapchat billionaire Evan Spiegel and admits co-parenting with her ex-husband Orlando...

Why COVID-kids need a kindness curriculum

Why COVID-kids need a kindness curriculum

Trying a little tenderness might just be the answer for students navigating home and school life in this time of coronavirus, according to experts.

Mon 18 May 2020

When family holidays are one big happy daze

When family holidays are one big happy daze

Life in lockdown brings new appreciation of holidays gone by, even when a road trip with kids to the NSW coastal town of Iluka requires two attempts in one week

Sun 17 May 2020

‘Sperminator’ fathers five children during lockdown

‘Sperminator’ fathers five children during lockdown

A 44-year-old maths professor turned sperm donor won’t let anything stand in the way of growing his “family” – not even a global pandemic.

Fri 15 May 2020

Dad’s safety training saved little Rani’s life

premium_icon Dad’s safety training saved little Rani’s life

The eight-month-old is still fighting but her parents said she wouldn’t be here if Dad hadn’t kicked into gear.

Thu 14 May 2020

Child hand sanitiser poisonings on the rise

premium_icon Child hand sanitiser poisonings on the rise

While most Australians have escaped coronavirus some children are being made sick by the substances used to prevent it with a spike in sanitiser poisonings.

Wed 13 May 2020

Mum shocked by rude Kmart toy

Mum shocked by rude Kmart toy

One mum couldn't believe her eyes when she spotted a rather interesting, ahem, 'horn' on a toy at the discount department store.

Shock find after baby’s mystery illness

Shock find after baby’s mystery illness

Emily Neilan had no idea what was wrong with her daughter, who suddenly became like a ragdoll, until a scan revealed the awful cause.

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