Parenting

Sat 13 Jun 2020

Fashionable new small SUV entrant big on style

Fashionable new small SUV entrant big on style

The VW T-Cross looks more expensive than the price-tag dictates.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

The secret babies of Hollywood A-listers

premium_icon The secret babies of Hollywood A-listers

Iggy Azalea’s 'I have a son' announcement rocked the globe – but she’s not the only celebrity that’s kept their baby news under wraps.

Thu 11 Jun 2020

‘I get $433 just to drive my kids to school’

‘I get $433 just to drive my kids to school’

An Aussie mum has revealed she earns “free money” from a little-known government-funded scheme that pays parents to take kids to school.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

The hangover that changed this mum’s life

premium_icon The hangover that changed this mum’s life

A Sunshine Coast mum hopes to spare others from the hangover of crippling anxiety and guilt she endured after 26 years of binge drinking.

Mon 8 Jun 2020

Anti-vaxxers hit the road to spread... message

premium_icon Anti-vaxxers hit the road to spread... message

An Australian anti-vaxxer tour will begin in Queensland, and it’s seeking to meet the Chief Health Officer.

Fears as free childcare nears its end

premium_icon Fears as free childcare nears its end

Millions of Australians are anxiously waiting to see if the Federal Government will extend free childcare beyond June amid calls to reassess expensive fees.

Fri 5 Jun 2020

Some people just should not breed

premium_icon Some people just should not breed

Parenting is a privilege, and children must be removed from toxic homes instead of being left to suffer because of an incompetent system, writes Kyie Lang.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Mum cops it over ‘horrible’ KFC photos

Mum cops it over ‘horrible’ KFC photos

A fried chicken lover who staged a KFC-themed shoot for her daughter’s first birthday was horrifed when the snaps were slammed online.

Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

premium_icon Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

Something about beating your own children in backyard sport feels inherently wrong. But surely teaching them life is about getting what they want is worse.

Sorry influencers, you can’t just “rehome” adopted children

premium_icon Sorry influencers, you can’t just “rehome” adopted children

Youtuber Myka Stauffer, who found fame sharing the story of her autistic son’s adoption, deserves to be slammed for “rehoming” her child.

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Six weeks ago curly haired Stevie Stock was a healthy and happy three-year-old baby girl – until doctors made a heartbreaking find.

Influencer sacked for giving up autistic son

Influencer sacked for giving up autistic son

An influencer who gave up her adopted child has had her social media deals “terminated” amid the backlash of her parenting decision.

Sun 31 May 2020

Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

premium_icon Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

A global mining company says a Queensland mum’s failure to adequately clean her Mount Isa home is the reason her young daughter had lead poisoning.

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.

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