Parenting

Sun 20 Jan 2019

Labor to bring back Aussie kids knowing how to swim

premium_icon Labor to bring back Aussie kids knowing how to swim

DURING a horror summer in which 65 people have drowned, Labor leader Bill Shorten has announced a $46 million funding boost for swimming lessons.

Sat 19 Jan 2019

A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

A child a day rescued from locked cars this summer

Temperatures can reach 78C in a car on a hot summer day and yet parents are continuing to leave their children in them.

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

Playground’s sculpted 'erection' causes hoots of mirth

A wooden carving of an owl at a children’s playground is causing controversy on social media with parents saying the sculpture has a more X-rated human form.

Fri 18 Jan 2019

'It’s too easy for people to become teachers’

premium_icon 'It’s too easy for people to become teachers’

The CEO of a tuition firm says there’re more to helping kids with homework — and that includes setting the bar too low for teachers entering the industry.

Thu 17 Jan 2019

‘I’ll get a pedo to rape you, kid’: Fortnite horror

premium_icon ‘I’ll get a pedo to rape you, kid’: Fortnite horror

IT’S popular with kids but a Brisbane man is warning parents would be shocked if they knew what some players said to children in this game.

Teen talk in 2019: What those acronyms mean

premium_icon Teen talk in 2019: What those acronyms mean

Want to know what those baffling abbreviations and acronyms your teenage son and daughter are using when they talk to each other – and you, actually mean? Here’s a...

Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

premium_icon Miracle baby: Life started as a fight for Ashton

SITTING on his mum and dad's lap, Ashton Holloway is a figure far removed from the premature baby that was near death.

Little girl on the way to being Coast's next 'genius'

premium_icon Little girl on the way to being Coast's next 'genius'

Four-year-old Eloise Rogers isn't your average little girl. With an IQ higher than most adults, she's on her way to being our next genius.

Wed 16 Jan 2019

The 66 ridiculous baby names NZ banned in 2018

The 66 ridiculous baby names NZ banned in 2018

A TOTAL of 66 baby names got the boot last year and some are so ridiculous it’s clear why they’ve been completely banned.

Warwick Capper’s tips to making more babies

premium_icon Warwick Capper’s tips to making more babies

SELF-proclaimed sex symbol Warwick Capper has accepted the blame for a drop in fertility, and now he is offering advice on how to fix it.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

A MUM'S hack for helping her baby through a cold has mums around the world convinced their local sex shop could be just as handy as the pharmacy.

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

BREASTFEEDING is greatly beneficial to your baby as it not only helps them get a complete meal, but provides a bonding opportunity between mother and baby.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Accused baby bleach mum’s TV segment

Accused baby bleach mum’s TV segment

A Perth mother accused of pouring bleach down her baby’s feeding tubes appeared in an interview with Kochie weeks before the alleged incident.

Moment mum realises her two adopted kids are siblings

Moment mum realises her two adopted kids are siblings

IN 2015, single mum Katie decided to become a foster carer. She never expected what happened next.

Dads encouraged to be front and centre in baby prep

premium_icon Dads encouraged to be front and centre in baby prep

Dads were encouraged to share the parenting journey by being involved in every step.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Chinchilla birth unit aborted

Chinchilla birth unit aborted

A RURAL Queensland maternity unit will close this week - just two months after Health Minister Steven Miles announced it would reopen.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Mum discovers husband’s sick double life

Mum discovers husband’s sick double life

Olivia was horrified to learn that her husband had been hiding a sickening secret when police raided their home, forcing him to confess his horror crimes.

Chop for charity: eight-year-old donates hair

premium_icon Chop for charity: eight-year-old donates hair

After eight years of growing her hair, Miss Amarni Russell has chopped her locks for charity.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Corey made last year one to remember with NDIS help

premium_icon Corey made last year one to remember with NDIS help

FOR fifteen-year-old Corey Hebbard this week has been one of great success, not only celebrating his birthday, but also 12 months of personal development.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Man who gave birth opens up about being pregnant

Man who gave birth opens up about being pregnant

Britain’s first pregnant man has opened up about his difficulties carrying a child as a man — and gives a surprise warning to others wanting to do the same.

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