Parenting

Sat 15 Dec 2018

Bachelor baby bliss for Matty J and Laura

premium_icon Bachelor baby bliss for Matty J and Laura

After suffering a heartbreaking miscarriage earlier this year, this is the best Christmas present Matty Johnson and Laura Byrne could have hoped for.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Mum calls for action on family violence after tragic loss

premium_icon Mum calls for action on family violence after tragic loss

A Coronial inquest had heard of a girl with "radiant smile" being lost in tragic circumstances.

LEGO building blocks for kids on the spectrum

premium_icon LEGO building blocks for kids on the spectrum

Mackay LEGO Autism Group helping children on the spectrum

Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

premium_icon Are your Christmas gifts actually safe?

Most of us blindly believe there are legal requirements to ensure what’s for sale has passed safety tests. We couldn’t be more wrong, writes Jane Fynes-Clinton.

The snub that will anger Aussie parents

premium_icon The snub that will anger Aussie parents

It’s key to boosting Australia’s educational rankings in the world, yet funding for this critical sector has been left off the agenda at today’s meeting.

Young teen 'gave up' on trying to stop sex with boyfriend

premium_icon Young teen 'gave up' on trying to stop sex with boyfriend

"You are not charged with rape but it came very close to it": Magistrate warns 17-year-old offender

Grieving dad calls for legal crackdown on nangs

premium_icon Grieving dad calls for legal crackdown on nangs

EXCLUSIVE: The shattered father of schoolie Hamish Bidgood today broke his silence to call for potentially lethal nitrous oxide to be banned.

‘I would’ve invited death if it knocked’

‘I would’ve invited death if it knocked’

After months of being stalked by him, Ann O'Neill's ex-husband crept into her home and shot dead their two kids while they slept next to her.

Thu 13 Dec 2018

The Family Court did not make John Edwards a killer

premium_icon The Family Court did not make John Edwards a killer

AS SOME people turn domestic violence killer John Edwards into a Family Court martyr, SHERELE MOODY says it's important not to lose sight of Olga and her kids.

What do you do about Christmas when you’re a Jew?

What do you do about Christmas when you’re a Jew?

When you’re navigating Christmas as a Jewish father of three the festive season isn’t a celebration, it’s a minefield, writes Darren Levin.

Blogger’s ‘ignorant’ chart outrages mums

Blogger’s ‘ignorant’ chart outrages mums

A woman who claimed career women are “falling apart” has posted a chart comparing stay-at-home and working mums, sparking outrage.

Girl back on the mend after horror crash

premium_icon Girl back on the mend after horror crash

The mother of a child severely injured in a car crash has spoken about the “godsend” the Ronald McDonald House Charities family room was.

Queensland schoolkids’ tech shock

premium_icon Queensland schoolkids’ tech shock

Use of digital devices has soared among Queensland schoolchildren, but you wouldn’t know it based on some troubling new data.

Baby Lilliana ready for next fight

premium_icon Baby Lilliana ready for next fight

Less than two months ago, baby Lilliana was on the brink of death as her limbs blackened. Now, she is crawling on the floor of her parents home.

North QLD mum delivers daughter on her own birthday

premium_icon North QLD mum delivers daughter on her own birthday

A North Queensland mum is celebrating the birth of her first child in a series of amazing coincidences.

Heartbroken mum shares grief in Facebook letter

Heartbroken mum shares grief in Facebook letter

A heartbroken Melbourne mother has spoken of her pain on the third anniversary of her 15-year-old daughter’s suicide following bullying and alleged gang-rape.

Luxury gifts to teachers a ‘bribe’ problem

Luxury gifts to teachers a ‘bribe’ problem

Public school teachers are being showered with luxury presents like jewellery and Yves Saint Laurent perfume.

Childcare site ‘a game-changer’ for parents

premium_icon Childcare site ‘a game-changer’ for parents

The government is set to launch the “TripAdvisor” of childcare, a new website that will make it easier for parents to work out which facility is best for kids.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Facebook fail as online vigilantes harm child victims

premium_icon Facebook fail as online vigilantes harm child victims

Think before you share that photo of an accused child abuser. Journalist SHERELE MOODY says social media vigilantism is widespread but it has to stop.

Kids ‘at risk’ due to dodgy qualifications

premium_icon Kids ‘at risk’ due to dodgy qualifications

Hundreds of teacher’s aides and childcare workers could be jeopardising the safety of vulnerable kids by working with dodgy qualifications, a court has heard.

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