Mum gives birth to 5.9 kilogram baby

AN Australian mother has given birth to a baby boy weighing 5.9 kilograms.

Top 10 most successful boys and girls names

Does your baby have a successful name?

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Family's heartbreak after death of baby Zoe

Baby Zoe Grace Chrisholm.

“If our love was enough you would have lived forever.”

Big read: Harm caused by pornography hits home

A sex therapist says numbers of people seeking help for porn addiction are increasing, and her youngest client is just 13

Sex therapist sees dramatic increase in those seeking help

9.7 inch iPad Pro: One top tool for both work and play

Apple's 9.7 inch iPad Pro with the Apple Pencil and smart keyboard.

One top tool for both work and play

Up-sized Renault Koleos SUV on its way

COMING SOON: Renault takes on the bigger SUV boys with a larger and more upmarket version of its Koleos.

Larger and more upmarket version of Koleos SUV coming this year

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Why not make a flourless chocolate cake for mum?

WITH so many people intolerant to flour these days, it gives me great pleasure to bake and serve this flour-free cake seven days a week.

MKR finale brings back memories of grand final brownie

You can’t go past this recipe for easy to make brownie heaven.

We thought we’d share with you a recipe we used in our grand final

Are Aussies the only ones who drink beer properly?

Simon IrwinPhoto: Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

A chance beer find brings back happy memories

Mint and macadamia pesto: Your tastebuds will be satisfied

Mint and macadamia pesto goes beautifully with lamb.

Pesto has been a summer staple in my kitchen for many years

UPDATE: Aldi says rubber milk a one-off

Rubbery remnants found in a box of long life Milk bought at Aldi in Bundaberg. Photo: Craig Warhurst/News mail

A Burnett Heads man got a shock when he tucked into a bowl of cereal

10 years on, Maccas burger, fries still very preserved

It may be 10 years old, but this burger still hasn't gone mouldy. Photo / Reddit

Image of 10 year old burger and fries enough to make you shudder

Paleo carrot cake for Pete Evan's wedding

Nicola Robinson and Pete Evans have married in an intimate ceremony on their New South Wales farm.

Aussie chef marries Kiwi socialite at NSW farm

5 tips for making money on a renovation project

Since the start of the year Australians have spent close to $15 billion on renovating and building homes.

Winter’s coming to our Home of Thrones

Get the Games of Thrones (GoT) look.

GoT winter interior ingredients include rich and warming colours

21 ways you can save on your power bill

Would you take a shower at the beach or swim at a local dam to save on power costs?

Install powerboards for devices which can be switched off by remote

Looking to buy? Fraser Coast market ripe with bargains

GROWTH: Point Vernon recorded a 19.5% growth in median house value in the December quarter.

POLL: What is your non-negotiable when it comes to buying a house?

Easter provides an excuse to decorate the home

Celebrating Easter at home.

Go for pastels, fresh flowers and greenery

Gladstone's million-dollar homes ready for right buyer

THE TOP PICK: This property, at 6/569 Springs Road Agnes Water, is available for $2.75million.

There are more than 40 properties on the market at $1m-plus

Sensitive waratahs love some shelter from the afternoon sun

PERHAPS one of the most spectacular of all Australian native flowering plants is the floral emblem of New South Wales, telopea speciosissima.

How to keep cut flowers for longer

Bouquet mixed bouquet flowers

What to do with those gifts of flowers

Picking the right apples for your garden

Growing apples can be easy.

HOW TO: Pick and plant your own apples

Meet the banksias African cousin

Leucadendron.

The African favourites will bring colour to any garden

No sign of closing 15 years later

Sauers Produce and Garden Centre, Diamond Street, Cooroy, services small crops farmers and home gardeners in the Noosa hinterland.

15 years ago it looked like Cooroy would lose it's gardening store

Become a green thumb with 5 easy plants ready for winter

LOCALLY FRESH: : Learmonth Foodworks has a great supply of fresh, local produce. Photo: Max Fleet / NewsMail

Mild temperatures make for a better environment to grow.

Palmwoods business owner buys new ‘tank’ to fuel his war on noxious weeds

WAR ON WEEDS: Adam Farr with his Truxor 5045, which he hopes will help eradicate waterborne weeds from south-east Queensland.

New machine deals with problem weed in dams and waterways

Fraser Is one of state’s top honeymoon spots

FRASER Island has been named in the top 16 places to have a honeymoon in Queensland.

Hooking in to fishing and beauty of spectacular Tablelands

QT photographer David Nielsen with a brown and rainbow trout caught in Ebor, NSW, on a recent fishing trip.

Watching the water for any movement, I slowly stalked forward.

Travel: Airing your dirty laundry in Venice

Open-air laundry ... it’s a familiar site in Venice.

I'm currently reading The Politics of Washing: Real Life in Venice

A Latin Affair: Fun under a recently-active volcano

Reporter Rae Wilson after the 4km hike up Pacaya Volcano near Antigua in Guatemala.

Ever toasted marshmallows under a wall of hardened lava?

Blac Chyna threatens legal action over sex tape

BLAC Chyna has threatened to take legal action if X-rated footage of her and ex-fiancé Tyga is released.

Julia Roberts's 3m payday

Julia Roberts earned $3 million for four days of work.

Kanye West's criminal record expunged

Kanye West

Kanye West's conviction has been erased from his record

Spoilers: Kit Harington apologises to fans

Kit Harington has apologised to 'Game of Throne' fans for lying to them.

"Half-sister" making claim to Prince's estate

A woman is claiming to be Prince's half-sister

The McClymonts heading for home for 10 Years of Hits tour

THE McCLYMONTS: Mollie, Sam and Brooke are coming home to play at the Saraton Theatre in August.

WATCH: The McClymonts popped into the DEX to play a homegrown hit

Bindi takes Steve Irwin fundraising to America

Bindi Irwin targets LA for Steve Irwin fundraising.

Steve Irwin Gala Dinner will now held in America

PHOTOS: Gladstone model's photos printed in national mag

KAITLYN Delioglanis is in the bloom of her youth, being featured in a national fashion magazine this month.

Review: French Complexion by Christine Clais

Are French women the champions of healthy skin?

He's ready to bare it all and wax that hairy back

Maryborough's Russell Booth and partner Charmaine Bailey - Russell is getting his back waxed at Pubfest to raise money for charity. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

The Maryborough man has volunteered to have his entire back waxed

Create a home spa experience

You don’t need to fork out the cash to pamper yourself when, with some time set aside, you can do it yourself at home for less.

Here's how to give yourself that professional spa feeling at home

Woman body-shamed for buying a bikini fights back

You should never fat shame anyone, let alone someone with sass

GALLERY:Petite bikini comp winner stood out from rest

Swimwear entrants. Photo: contributed Paul Donaldson

Rocky stunner takes title ahead of Bundy beauty

Is it the end of the five cent coin cluttering our wallets?

THE humble five cent piece is a bugbear of many people, weighing down purses and wallets – but you can still buy lollies

OPINION: See ya' later travelator

Nambour shoppers struggle with the out-of-order travelators at Nambour Plaza. They have been out of action since the floods in March.

"What part of ‘keep to the left’ eludes shoppers?"

Retail rent prices keep business owners on their toes

After getting quotes from shopfronts in East St and weighing up the costs of the monthly rent bill, the young business owner, Emily Dowling, had to think of other locations to home her business.

“Originally I did look at East St but it was so expensive "

Cheap pumpkins, but avocados expensive

Rocklea Markets fresh produce report

Finance Talk: Tips for safe online shopping

Close-up hand woman using laptop and credit card, online shopping

Australians lost $1.4 million to online scams last year

Coles dumps most annoying part of self-serve checkout

Self service checkouts, annoying yet convenient.

Unexpected item at self-serve checkouts? Those days could be over

Family open up about fatal sleep nightmare

EVERY day Hayley and Lachlan Webb wake up not knowing if they’ll ever be able to go back to sleep again.

A gift from a stranger perfectly time on eve of surgery

Kylie Raymond with her son Jack Photo: Contributed

For jack the kindness of a stranger will make his birthday memorable

Town's favourite Santa devastated by cancer diagnosis

Ian Robertson (left), pictured with family members, is battling cancer.

For many Ian Robertson has brought some joy to their lives

Seven food facts we bet you didn't know

Eating healthy isn't expensive, but damaging your health is.

Are you as educated on health and nutrition as you think?

Survivor warns: don’t ignore the signs of a heart attack

Janet Southern.

You should never ignore the signs of a heart attack

Doctor demands action over 'distressing' suicide rates

HOMELESS NO MORE: A Gladstone teen escaped his violent family and will finish year 12 and start work in the region.

"We need to change attitudes": Toowoomba doctor Kent Perkins

VIDEO: Mum travelled to Mexico to fight incurable illness

STAYING STRONG: After weeks of chemotherapy in mexico, Gladstone mum and Multiple Sclerosis sufferer is finally back home with her family recovering.
Photo: Contributed.

IT'S known as the incurable disease, but it can be slowed down.

The mother of the year, with expert tips and advice, too

IS there a mother among us who has not thrown her hands up in the air in despair at the chaos of raising children?

‘Puppy’ and Bella reunited after piñata Spotlight adventures

Spotlight staff member Kerrie Gomboc with Bella and mum Tara Birse and her toy puppy she was reunited with. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Staff at Spotlight posed the pup in a series of creative photos

Breastfeeding women need support not discrimination

A mother has been left outraged after she was told to breastfeed more modestly.

There shouldn't be shame or stigma related to breastfeeding

60 minutes saga: The emotional toll on Sally Faulkner

60 Minutes reporter Tara Brown, left, and Sally Faulkner, right, the mother of the two Australian children, sit in a minivan after they released from a Lebanese jail with the three members of Channel 9 Australian TV crew.

One can imagine the cocktail of emotions swirling around mother

New virus puts 80 babies in hospital, can cause brain damage

ASID President Professor Cheryl Jones said parechovirus was a new virus, which doctors knew very little about.

New 'parechovirus' can cause developmental delays and brain damage

The most rejected baby names of 2015 in New Zealand

Getting back into shape with your baby can actually be fun, says personal trainer Janelle Ware. You can take things at your own pace, and meet other mums at a post-pregnancy exercise class.

'Royal' baby names rejected in New Zealand

Emergency call lesson turns 'real life' for baby sister

BE PREPARED: Moetu Hill, 4 with baby sister Jasmine, 1 recently learned how to call 000 at day care, and it was a lesson well learned.

4-yo learns 000, but never expected her mother to dial it days later

Be careful or Airbnb might steal your spouse, says tourist

A TOURIST has warned of the perils of Airbnb after her husband had an affair with a Kiwi host.

8 things I love and hate about girls: Gladstone bachelor

Bachelor Leon patane tells us what he finds attractive and unattractive in a dates personality. Photo: Facebook.

A NEW bachelor tells us what he loves and hates in a personality

SUPERMUM: Love is about finding the perfect match

Couples thrive on different things in a relationship.