Parenting

Fri 17 Jan 2020

’Rexona killed my son’: Chroming tore family apart

premium_icon ’Rexona killed my son’: Chroming tore family apart

Mum's mission to stop addictive drug ‘worse than ice’ after her son died of an inhalant addiction.

Thu 16 Jan 2020

Mum pregnant with her 22nd child says it's 'stressful'

Mum pregnant with her 22nd child says it's 'stressful'

The mum-of-21 has been pregnant for most of the last 30 years - so you'd assume nothing could phase her.

Would-be mum’s heartbreaking dilemma

Would-be mum’s heartbreaking dilemma

Having kids one day is something Melissa Pappas always wanted, but her job and insight into a major threat are giving her serious second thoughts.

The shocking amount of time our kids are spending on screens

premium_icon The shocking amount of time our kids are spending on screens

New research has revealed most Sunshine Coast children are spending more than double the amount of recommended time on screens.

Wed 15 Jan 2020

Mum’s honest ‘sex after kids’ confession

Mum’s honest ‘sex after kids’ confession

Melbourne mum-of-four Jessica Hood has spoken candidly about the extreme but relatable lengths she goes to for some bedroom action.

Boardroom-proof baby names a hit in 2019

premium_icon Boardroom-proof baby names a hit in 2019

Parents across the state stuck to more conventional names for babies born in 2019 — with many putting names to “the boardroom test”. FIND OUT WHAT THE TOP NAMES ARE

Coeliacs and Play-Doh: The truth finally revealed

premium_icon Coeliacs and Play-Doh: The truth finally revealed

Many Australian parents worry that their coeliac children are at risk from the gluten in common play materials like Play-Doh and pasta.

Tue 14 Jan 2020

Boy's highway crash horror: 'My mummy is dead'

Boy's highway crash horror: 'My mummy is dead'

Three generations of one family has been involved in a horror crash, killing two and leaving a little boy screaming “my mummy’s dead”.

Sally Pearson pregnant: Champion hurdler to have a baby

premium_icon Sally Pearson pregnant: Champion hurdler to have a baby

Sally Pearson has posted a pair of tiny shoes next to her running spikes to reveal she is expecting the pitter-patter of — presumably very fast — feet.

Mon 13 Jan 2020

Tips for time with kids, not phones

premium_icon Tips for time with kids, not phones

‘The message you’re giving that child is that the phone is more important to you than they are’

How long you should store breast milk

premium_icon How long you should store breast milk

Australian researchers have found varied information about the handling, storage and warming of expressed breast milk is leaving new mums confused.

Sat 11 Jan 2020

App lets parents stay connected to sick bubs

premium_icon App lets parents stay connected to sick bubs

An APP allowing relatives to live stream their premature babies from their cots has claimed the top gong at state health awards.

Fri 10 Jan 2020

Hey kiddo!  This app may be a babysitting game changer

premium_icon Hey kiddo! This app may be a babysitting game changer

Rebecca Dredge is taking the anxiety and hassle out of finding a trusted babysitter with a hugely popular new app.

Mum’s ‘genius’ $1.50 trolley trick

Mum’s ‘genius’ $1.50 trolley trick

A woman has sent Kmart mums’ into a spin after revealing the cheap way she gets her kids to stay quiet while grocery shopping.

Thu 9 Jan 2020

Australia’s biggest family expecting new addition

premium_icon Australia’s biggest family expecting new addition

A mother of 16 says she is “darn excited” at the prospect of welcoming a new member into what is already Australia’s largest family.

Macie one-step closer to meeting her new best friend

premium_icon Macie one-step closer to meeting her new best friend

Donations help deliver life-changing medical support to Mackay tiny tot Macie Atherton-Andrews.

‘Lazy’ mummy blogger’s furious rant

‘Lazy’ mummy blogger’s furious rant

Mother-of-three Laura Mazza claps back after being slammed for letting her children play with iPads at a party.

Wed 8 Jan 2020

‘Old-fashioned’ baby names back in 2020

‘Old-fashioned’ baby names back in 2020

You’ve not heard the names Mildred or Betty for a while, but they are set to be popular in 2020 thanks to a 100-year “rule”.

'No child died from not having a pair of bloody pyjamas'

premium_icon 'No child died from not having a pair of bloody pyjamas'

Furious mums have slammed a retailer after missing out on items from a limited-edition collection featuring cartoon character Bluey.

Vulnerable teen’s ‘fairytale’ relationship with drug dealer

premium_icon Vulnerable teen’s ‘fairytale’ relationship with drug dealer

A teen entered a relationship with a man about 23 years older than her, careing for his kids and helping run his Central Queensland drug trafficking business.

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