OUCH: Woman gives birth to 6kg baby

He’s straight into a size 0 and he needs something bigger than newborn nappies.

Lamb: It's got to be Poh-fect

A LITTLE LAMB: Celebrity chef Poh Ling Yeow shares her tips for sizzling summer lamb.

Celeb chef shares tips for Poh-fect lamb

Sarina man saved by new clot-busting drug

LIFE SAVERS: Reece Simon thanks paramedics Jordan Miles and Jordan Wacek for saving his life after a heart attack.

New clot-busting drug saves the life of Sarina man

Peter Schreyer: driving Kia forward in style

KIA'S STAR: Designer Peter Schreyer penned Kia's latest show-stopper, the Stinger GT.

A chat with Kia's design guru, Peter Schreyer.

Woman who starved dog to death allowed to own animals again

EMACIATED: Bronson, Trip and Mindi (pictured) were confined in a cage without access to water

A woman who starved her dog to death will be allowed animals again

Dangers of near drownings out of the water

Surviving a near drowning can be fraught with danger.

Have you heard of secondary drowning?

Hospital health institute unveils virtual body tour machine

Queensland Minister for Health and Ambulance Services, Cameron Dick, with Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson at the Sunshine Coast University Hospital on January 24, 2017.

A new touch-screen table provides 3D virtual journeys of the body

Gear S3 Frontier: Big really is beautiful

This is a rugged watch made for an adventurer with a big wrist.

Five best exercises to do at home with bub

YOU’VE had no sleep, your hair’s a mess and there are leftovers of this morning’s apple puree tantrum stained on your baggy t-shirt... Sound familiar?

Goodbye leggings, hello inner ballerina

Sarah Barnes takes a yoga lesson in the Tower Bridge, in London.

Say goodbye to the muscle-building of 2016

How is your relationship with food?

The CSIRO has come up with an online tool that assesses Aussies' personalities and classifies them into one of five diet types.

Find out how your personality influences your meal choices

'Age is no barrier': 3 Gladstone women shed up to 100kg

Bobbie Miller, Catherine Hayter and Louisa Doig have have had their lives changed being apart of the Gladstone Weight Watchers group.

"I just wanted to look good in my clothes” 75-year-old loses 17kg

Luxury fabric makes comeback

Nothing looks lusher than velvet trimmed curtains spilling on to the floor.

Add a classic touch to your home

Expert tells how to be lean in a fat world

Get Lean, Stay Lean by Dr Joanna McMillan

Dr Joanna McMillan's new book on losing weight

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Mum-of-four says vegan eating will cure her breast cancer

“I think by feeding my body good things, it will have an impact."

Are these ridiculous rules ruining childhood?

Anzac service at St Mary's College.

“Are you kidding — there’s nothing but rules!”

Mum's rant on cost of school supplies goes viral

"24 whiteboard markers PER student...are you serious!?"

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

Parents horrified by mould inside Sophie the Giraffe

Dana isn’t the only one who has found Sophie’s secret

'Please don't be mad, I've just had a baby'

Emma and daughter Hannah-Maria

She was 39 weeks pregnant and didn't know

Top 11 places to cool off in Gladstone when the heatwave hits

Aerial View of South End (bottom) and Facing Island. Gladstone. Photo Brenda Strong / The Observer

Want to get out and cool down? Here's where to visit in summer

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

Gidget, Layne and Phyllis oversee proceedings. PHOTO: ALISON PATERSON

Alison Paterson shares the wonders of the backyard chook

The first Snapchat filter planned to be made here

Social media app Snapchat. Contributed

EXCLUSIVE: This Snapchat filter may only be found in our region

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse

WATCH: Why big wave days should be declared a holiday

DROUGHT BREAKS: Big waves return to Noosa Heads.

Schoolkids and tradies should really be given the day off

They're on the chew and anglers on the Coast are loving it

BIG HAUL: Kevin from Melbourne had a fight on his hands after hooking on to this solid golden trevally.

Let's have a look at this week's fishing report

Meet the new Marco on MasterChef Australia: Yotam Ottolenghi

AFTER Marco Pierre White’s defection to Seven’s Hell's Kitchen, producers of MasterChef Australia have outdone themselves signing a true food hero.

Niki Bezzant: A turmeric latte won't prevent cancer

Just don't expect it to cure all your ills.

Have you tried a turmeric latte yet?

The Father and the Thief a matching pair

James Squire range has something for everyone

Is Australia about to face a garlic bread shortage?

George Weston Foods recalled garlic bread.

Garlic bread was supplied to food outlets and supermarkets

Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

Heaven on a stick - check out Queen of Pops.

FOR many of us, food is life.

How to make your child's every dream come true...

Take a dip at South Bank in the inner-city beach.

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

Why Sizzler will give away its cheese toast next week

MEET SAM: Everybody... I'd like you to meet Sam. He is enjoying some famous cheese toast. He loves it so much he wanted a snap of himself eating it. Photo Matt Green

Sizzler handing out free cheese toast, unless you're in Bundaberg

Could your family live in this space?

Weekend talks to a family of six who lived in tiny homes for about four years.

Clean up your act and save hours

Encouraging children to clean up their mess will help them learn life skills and help you at home.

Follow these changes in your home tidying routine

I object to too many objects

How do you feel about "stuff”?

It's time to discover our 12,000 native species

AUSTRALIA has more than 24,000 species of native plants. Compare this with the 1200 species native to England.

Beat the heat: top tips for a healthy summer garden

Possum Paradise owner Simone Youman with vegie seedlings. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Plants will survive the heat if you prepare and pick correctly.

60 plants stolen during heartless midnight raid

Michael Lukich, of Alstonville, pauses while replanting the hedge which thieves plundered, stealing about 60 plants overnight on Saturday.

Green thumbs on alert for thieves who dug-up pensioners' new hedge

The perfect time of year to grow Radishes

Add crunch with radishes.

Radishes are quick and easy to grow and they're tasty

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids in the garden.

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Be safe around snakes this summer

There are simple and easy ways to make you and your family safer from snakes as the weather warms up. Photo Luka Kauzlaric

Here's what you need to do if you see a snake

Invasive weed found around Bundaberg

Weed of the Week: Starburr (Acanthospermum hispidum).This species is native to Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and tropical South America.Photo: Ian Read

Starburr reduces native pastures

Life on board is cruisy

Cruising the South Pacific allows family fun times and education to boot.

Myanmar has diversity down to a tea

BALANCING ACT: A fisherman at work on Lake Inle in Myanmar.

Country has many contrasts, often best admired with a warm drink.

MP's grand plan for Mackay, Whitsunday's tourist market

Whitsuday MP Jason Costigan is proposing a tourist drive that takes in Kinchant, Teemburra, Eungella and Peter Faust dams and the proposed Urannah dam.

Bid to create tourist drive linking dams in Mackay hinterland.

Australia Day: Why we should holiday at home this year

Noosa National Park ticks all the boxes for a travel experience for Aussies.

Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast among top destinations for short breaks

Tourists take up the challenge in Fiji

The new playground behind the new kindergarten and, top right, the new meeting bure and, right, Conua District schoolkids at the opening of the kindy.

Schoolkids benefit from generous acts of tourists

Woman stocks library to fulfil husband's dream

Jennifer McDaniel in the new library.

Late husband's love of books lives on

Aussies score big in Oscar nominations

AMY Adams, Joel Edgerton and Tom Hanks snubbed.

Toowoomba comedian becomes big hit on The Project

BIG NAME: Toowoomba comedian Damien Power will perform his new show Utopia at the Brisbane Comedy Festival in March.

The Toowoomba comedian is preparing for his most hilarious show yet

'Allo 'Allo! star Gorden Kaye has died

Gorden Kaye, pictured in Brisbane in 2007, found fame as a cafe owner Rene Artois in the iconic British television series ‘Allo ‘Allo!

ACTOR Gorden Kaye, from BBC comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo!, has died.

Lion roars to straight to No 1 at Aussie box office

Nicole Kidman, David Wenham and Sunny Pawar in a scene from the movie Lion.

THE Australian-made movie a hit, while Rogue One nears record mark.

Ozzy Osbourne fell asleep during his driving test

Not a good idea to give Ozzy a Ferrari

Kristen Stewart to host SNL

Kristen Stewart will host a pre-Super Bowl episode of SNL next month

Louis Tomlinson celebrated his son's first birthday

Louis Tomlinson and Briana Jungwirth celebrate son's first birthday

'Out of comfort zone': mum's modelling success

JUGGLING three children under the age of four isn't stopping this Gladstone woman from achieving her dreams.

City pin-up Miss Diamond Divine will sparkle in Las Vegas

PIN-UP: Photographer Shelley Lester has taken these pin-up shots for her business Scarlett Noir in Toowoomba. Pictured is alternative model Miss Diamond Divine from Toowoomba.   /Scarlett Noir Photography

Pin-ups around the world flock to Vegas to be centre stage

High tech fashion to dazzle and correct posture

The FashionWare show featured Nick Verreos of Project Runway fame and designers Sylvia Heisel, Chelsea Klukas, Jazsalyn McNeil, Maria Orduz Pinto, and Pauline Van Dongen

One tech jacket has 29 pockets - including for two laptops

After learning to walk again, Jesse's a pageant finalist

17-year-old Hervey Bay girl Jesse Heldens is a national finalist of the Miss Galaxy 2017 competition.

She's a Miss Galaxy Australia national finalist.

Nikon D5600 v Nikon D5500: Which should I buy?

NIKON’S D5600 camera offers superb image quality, fast autofocus, is comfortable to handle and has the advantage of a touchscreen interface.

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

How using dry mode on your air-conditioner can cut your energy bill

We've seen the future and it's scary for retailers

UBTECH's Lynx, a video-enabled humanoid robot with Amazon Alexa, is demonstrated at CES International  in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Amazon putting bricks and mortar retailers on their collective knees

Coast-made app gives on-the-spot coffee, hotel discounts

Buddy founder, Noosa resident Danny Simmonds.

Before you pay your cafe bill, check this app out

'G'day mate, would you chill the beer for me...''

A Samsung representative demonstrates Family Hub 2.0 - the new fridge with voice control - at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

You could find yourself talking to the fridge more than you think

Are our fisheries infected? Good news for prawn lovers

Tony Pizone of Mooloolaba River Fisheries eats one of his delicious prawns.

Find out whether Mooloolaba prawns have white spot disease

Letter scares off opponents of proposed Buderim Woolies

FINGERS CROSSED: North Buderim IGA store manager Scott Duncan with Buderim residents Roy and Kerrie Gibson don't want another Woolworths built in Buderim.

Legal letter scares off supermarket opponents

'I'm scared': Great grandma paranoid over tendon-tearing fall

Burua great grandmother Agnes 'Chrissy' Perez was one of the first patients at the new orthopaedic clinic today.

The disease of being busy

BUSY DOESN'T EQUAL BETTER: Perhaps it is time to rethink the view that skipping leisure time and working all the time is something to aspire to.

Is being busy a disease?

Coast rallies for popular footballer set for brain surgery

Local rugby league minor semi-final between Maroochydore and Kawana at Maroochydore:
Kawana captain, Paul Cohen.
Photo: Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

Thousands of dollars pouring in for popular playmaker

What is really in your child's lunchbox?

"Processed and packaged foods should be avoided."

One woman's way to losing weight quickly and healthily

What if what we are told about weight loss is wrong?

Once upon a time, I was seriously overweight too — I was massive

What should be in your children's school lunchboxes

FRESH FOOD: Dietician Anna Reeves recommends limited but tasty options each day in the lunch box.

Don't give your kids too many options

This Buderim woman spent Christmas in a war zone

ICRC aid workers Kerry Page, reviewing the figures on Afghanistan's health program with the country's most experienced and longest serving Health Field Officer.

While you carved the ham this woman was helping war wounded

2017 a triple treat for Coast triplets

LIFE in the Clegg household is about to change forever and there are plenty of milestones to help mark what is a massive year for the triplets.

Kids left to destroy shops as childcare option

A Canberra recycling facility has been left a mess after kids were left to run riot.

Parents leave their kids to destroy shops as a form of childcare

Playdough made easy

Clouds and rainbow made with play dough on a blue paper.

Simple recipes to make playtime even more fun

'Strict' but 'gentlemanly' teacher's last test

Geoff Dieckmann.

Ipswich educator retires after a 47-year career

Facebook bans ads for pregnancy services

Midwife Amanda Bude is having difficulty advertising on Facebook as they continue to ban photos of fully dressed pregnant women. Amanda is pictured working with Haley Hughes, who is 9 months pregnant, on a hypnotherapy birth.

Advertisements with baby-bump photos are being deemed too offensive

'Miracle baby': Why Molly's mum is already in tears

Molly Bryson is getting ready for her first day of prep at West Moreton Anglican College with her mum Krystal.

In the first two years Molly was taken to hospital 27 times.

Routine key to successful transition back to school

STABILITY: Routines provide a predictable, secure and safe foundation for young people.

What's the key to school success?

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

THE question has been asked far and wide across the land, where can one find a loyal and trustworthy bloke?

What is the point of sex? It's good for you

Sex is central to who you are as a person.

New dating show strips down contestants

Ryan and Seraphine get to know each other by stripping down 60 seconds after meeting.

It's said to be one of the most “diverse” dating shows yet.

Hilary Duff finds dating tough

Hilary Duff is only attracted to "one guy a year".