Parenting

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Dad’s brutally honest parenting rant

Dad’s brutally honest parenting rant

Instagram is filled with people who claim parenthood is a #joy and a #blessing, but this Brooklyn dad is not one of those people.

'He absolutely adored the both of them'

premium_icon 'He absolutely adored the both of them'

Tragically, the Eimeo man who died in Sunday's Bruce Highway crash has left behind a fiance and a 14-month-old daughter.

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Mum issues bathtub warning after son's mystery illness

Mum issues bathtub warning after son's mystery illness

When the test results came back, the family were in shock.

Tue 16 Jul 2019

Mastering the skill of children's birthday parties

premium_icon Mastering the skill of children's birthday parties

Life becomes a circus with three kids' birthdays in three months, but it's a juggling act this mum has worked out.

Children ditch cash and turn to payment devices

premium_icon Children ditch cash and turn to payment devices

CHILDREN are the latest group embracing tap and go technology to pay at the checkout. But is this is a bad way for them to learn about money?

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Family flu cases are on the rise in region

premium_icon Family flu cases are on the rise in region

Doctor reiterates vaccine message as whole families come down with killer flu

Mum recalls last time her baby boy's heart beat

premium_icon Mum recalls last time her baby boy's heart beat

As a shocking new stillbirth report is released, a Mackay mum has spoken about her heartache. 'The hospital could not find a cause for the stillbirth'.

Sat 13 Jul 2019

$50,000: Baptisms now big business

premium_icon $50,000: Baptisms now big business

Australian christenings are rivalling weddings as parents go all out to celebrate their child’s introduction to Christianity in lavish style.

Young children urged to get flu jab as numbers soar

premium_icon Young children urged to get flu jab as numbers soar

TWO people in the Wide Bay have lost their lives from the flu this year, but the virus could have contributed to more deaths.

The bank giving domestic violence survivors their lives back

premium_icon The bank giving domestic violence survivors their lives back

The National Australia Bank gives journalist SHERELE MOODY rare access to its hardship team as they help terrified debt-ridden mums in domestic violence crisis.

Retiree's bizarre behaviour at Central Queensland skate park

premium_icon Retiree's bizarre behaviour at Central Queensland skate park

A MAGISTRATE has told a retiree to not approach 14-year-old boys at skate parks and talk about homophobia or make any sexual remarks or touch them.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

premium_icon What we should learn from the rise of Ash Barty

Hard work and long hours aside, there’s one thing that helped Australian tennis champion Ashleigh Barty become the player she is today.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Mum's emotional battle with son's shock diagnosis

Mum's emotional battle with son's shock diagnosis

Eileen’s niggling doubts didn’t start until Charlie's 18-month check-up when she began to feel concerned he wasn't meeting his developmental milestones.

'I quit my job and now I'm happier than ever'

premium_icon 'I quit my job and now I'm happier than ever'

Fed up with her 9-5 job, Mackay mother-of-two now operates wildly successful online business.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Take it slow these holidays

premium_icon Take it slow these holidays

School holidays provide a much-needed time to slow right down, to rest, to renew

YOUR SAY: It’s not okay to swear in front of your kids

YOUR SAY: It’s not okay to swear in front of your kids

Just saw a mother of two small children rip into a waiter over her breakfast.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

Teens begging for lip fillers ahead of school formals

premium_icon Teens begging for lip fillers ahead of school formals

Schoolgirls as young as 16 are begging their parents to get lip fillers ahead of their formal in hopes of impressing their peers.

Erin Molan on motherhood: ‘It’s really bloody hard’

premium_icon Erin Molan on motherhood: ‘It’s really bloody hard’

Erin Molan has hired a nanny to help manage her workload with the sports presenter describing motherhood as a “constant juggle”. She also revealed if she’ll have...

Mud party focuses on green time instead of screen time

premium_icon Mud party focuses on green time instead of screen time

DOZENS of children and their parents have celebrated International Mud Day in the most fitting of ways- by getting their hands well and truly dirty.

Sat 6 Jul 2019

Mum's heartbreaking letter to baby who passed away

Mum's heartbreaking letter to baby who passed away

"I’ll never forget that tiny little kick on my chest before you took your last breath."

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