Qld mum told 5yo to pack 'frozen juice pouch' in lunchbox

“Made for a veeeery interesting phone call from the teacher!”

Breastfeeding mums: why do critics feel so uncomfortable?

HAPPY TRIO: Hervey Bay mum Jessia Wemmerslager (centre) with daughter Arnika and son Niko Timmins.

Discriminating against a breastfeeding woman is illegal.

Mum gets to child care to find stranger picked up daughter

“I have no idea who it would have been"

Do parents need to start using tough love?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

Nobody wants a return to caning, but a little discipline won’t hurt

Boy verbally abused for using female, disabled toilets

Does Australia need "family" rest rooms?

'I've never used a nappy on my baby, I don't ever plan to'

"I use a combination of common sense, instinct, timing and listening to my baby."

Would you do it on your baby from the time they were born?

Last fishing trip entry form in tomorrow's paper!

Don't miss out on this great prize!

Only a few days left to get into competition!

7 weird fishing superstitions

WOWEE! This is a deadly combination if you're heading out fishing! Photo: contributed

Any of these ring true for you?

How to use your FREE fishing ruler!

Don't miss our on your free fishing ruler with Saturday's paper!

KNOW how to measure your catch accurately.

Most venomous fish in world found near shore

A stonefish was recently caught by a fisherman at Caloundra.



Photo Contributed

Sting can cause muscular paralysis and even heart failure.

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

Lures V bait - which is better?

Are lures better than natural bait? Or is it the other way around?

The answer is as simple as it is complicated.

Get to know your lamb cuts

Handy guide gives you the low-down on three delicious lamb cuts perfect for autumn cooking

Writer to the manor born

Cookbook celebrates the best of Britain and fresh, healthy food

Barista opens up about Ipswich's coffee addiction

Barista Jill Greaves at The Coffee Club Icon Tower.

Our unsung heroes who keep Ipswich on the go Monday to Friday

RECIPE: Quick mid-week fish meal

For a quick and easy meal with a touch of luxury you can't go past salmon.

Oily fish a quick go-to during the week

RECIPE: Mushies take centre stage

Breakfast-baked mushrooms with eggs, spinach, avocado and tomatoes.

How to make mushrooms shine at breakfast time

Matt Sinclair cooks up new restaurant on the Coast

Celebrity cook Matt Sinclair, with wife Jess, cooks up a feast on the backyard barbecue.

MasterChef Matt Sinclair set to open a restaurant on the coast

RECIPE: Rock on with these rolls

Try the classic combo of spinach and ricotta in rolls perfect for a weekend project with the kids.

Classic spinach and ricotta combo makes great rolls

How to keep it clean in this dirty world

Fresh and clean is always in style, so what are the easiest ways to keep your home clean?

The $13k plug-in house you can build in a day

A number of skylights help illuminate the home. Picture: People’s Architecture Office / Gao Tianxia

Home can be constructed using only a single hex wrench

No dirty laundry in the love corner

An interior employing feng shui principles. Note the use of free flowing space, and the pairing of cushions and plants.

Incorporate some feng shui principles in your home

White's right for a Hamptons look

The easy elegance of the Hamptons can be incorporated into any home.

Relax into a classic style

Desmond is Dr Orchid

Orchid a prize for raffle winner

Gardening tips for autumn

With TAFE Queensland South West Horticulture Teacher, Paul Luck

What the heck a bee hotel is, and why you want one

Why not install a bee hotel in your garden to attract the little creatures? a pipe and bamboo can do just the trick.

WELCOME to the hotel Bee-la-flora.

Johno's living the good life down on The Farm

The Farm general manager Johno Hunter is passionate about good food and truly believes they are re-writing the book on what can be done with food.

Keeping life sustainable down on the farm

Why the size of a man's (garden) hose matters

Does the size of your hose matter? Apparently so...

IT'S the age-old question... does size matter?

Five colourful plants to brighten even the dullest garden

The bromeliad adds life to any garden.

Flowers aren't the only way to inject colour into your garden.

Easy to grow winter treats a must for the cold gardening season

Get your garden in a purple patch with Violet Sicilian cauliflower.

The winter treats you need to get in your garden

Lumix GH5: Is this the Lord of the compact video Rigs?

LORD of the Rings put New Zealand on the map and Panasonic is hoping the same spectacular scenery will create its own ‘Hollywood’ blockbuster.

Azar takes group of women to 10 highest peaks in country

Alyssa Azar above the clouds on Mt Kilimanjaro.

Alyssa Azar continues to inspire women from around the world

11 things we learnt about P&O cruises from Travel Guides

Travel snobs Janetta and Kevin during the South Pacific cruise. Picture: Channel 9

The tricks you won't read in the brochure...

A Mexico trip will make friends turquoise with envy

QLD140317MAYA1: The Riviera Maya area in Mexico has much to offer if you move outside the usual tourist areas.  This "Portal Maya" sculpture is on Playa Del Carmen's main Caribbean beach.

Get off the beaten tourist track in Mexico

Leave your diet at home: Los Angeles' best burgers

Father's Office Burger. Source: Instagram

WARNING: Don't read this story unless you're happy to get hungry

You have to see these luxurious 'glamping' safari tents

LUXURY CAMPING: Murphy's Creek Hideaway is offering "glamping” in its safari tents, with a king-size bed for couples to sleep in.

Glamorous camping is the perfect weekend getaway for couples

Unbelievable: $349 flights to Europe

Scoot is celebrating a business milestone with a huge sale

Meet the woman dressing country music's rising stars

CINDY Vogels is helping emerging artists dress to impress on the red carpet.

Morgan Evans opens up about his CMC love story

Morgan Evans hosts the 2017 CMC Music Awards, being held for the first time on the Gold Coast.

SINGER returns from Nashville to host tonight's CMC Music Awards.

What's on the big screen this week

OLD TALE: Emma Watson brings to life the character of Belle in Beauty and the Beast.

DISNEY'S remake of Beauty and the Beast opens to rave reviews.

MKR recap: Josh and Amy figure out how to get along

Josh and Amy have figured out how to get along and cook well. Stay away from each other.

THEY’RE the couple we love to hate, but something changed tonight.

Mariah’s making a movie we probably don’t need

Mariah Carey and her dog Jack are prepping for a Christmas movie.

Mariah Carey is making animated movie ready for Christmas.

CMC Rocks is just the ticket for Eric Paslay

HAPPY TO BE HERE: American country singer Eric Paslay will play CMC Rocks 2017.

Country music singer is touring overseas for the first time.

MOVIE REVIEW: Disney remake a beauty-ful story

Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star in the movie Beauty and the Beast.

Emma Watson stars as Belle in classic tale of finding unlikely love

Stay At Home Mum: Try these at-home skin treatments

A blackhead blitz behind closed doors will get things unclogged.

Can CQ mum of twins win modelling comp?

CAST YOUR VOTES: Elizabeth Warner models a dress from White Lily Couture

Cast your vote and get behind our Elizabeth

Tales of triumph over violence promote awareness

Unga Folau Tupou is promoting domestic violence awareness through fashion.

Fashion a new pathway to broaching the subject of domestic violence

Eight tips for waging war on pimply skin

BANISH BLEMISHES: Make a few changes to your diet and see the benefits in the mirror.

Eat your way to clear skin by making a few changes to your diet.

Myer's new policy lets you take fashion now, pay later

Myer will offer customers Afterpay at the online checkout in May.

Aussie department store offers customers revolutionary buying method

BEARDS OUT: Man Date Festival has a new home in 2017

Dan Graf, founder of the Man Date Festival.

It's a celebration of all things both masculine and fashionable

Black's out as winter wardrobes come to life

Model Lori McKenzie from Vivien Models. Camilla and Marc Lou Lou drape dress, $599; Gregory Ladner bone clutch, $79.95; and Senso Tyra heels in Wine Velvet, $199.

Rich palette reinvents florals for the cooler months

Samsung's top of the range TV will cost $40k

SAMSUNG’S new QLED TV range will sell from $4500 to almost $40,000 in Australia.

How to perfect your buying strategy

Find someone you trust enough to tell you the truth, and to whom you will listen.

Here's a sound way to ensure you never make another bad purchase

Push to scrap full refund for buyers of lemon cars

Bad and Cassandra Aldcroft with their kids Owen, 3, and Emma, 5, with their troublesome Hyundai. Picture: Annette Dew

Auto lobby group says some claims for faulty cars 'made up'

Smart, smooth and even cleans itself

The Braun Series 9 is promoted as the 'best shaver in the world'. It has a price tag to match.

The Braun Series 9 went through 1000 production stages

Oppo unveils phone offering five times lossless zoom

Technology inspired by the idea of a periscope on submarine

LG G6 will come with $200 in Google Play credits

LG takes cheeky swipe at Samsung at Mobile World Congress

Value-for-money in asparagus and corn

WELL-PRICED Asparagus is value for money at the moment.

Rocklea markets fresh produce report

The fight for the right to die how you wish

WHILE Cancer Council researches how people want to die, lobbyists push for them to have the right to choose.

Jarrad fights back from horror bike crash

HAPPIER times for Jarrad Quinn who is regaining movement in his body through exercise after being left a quadriplegic by a dirt bike accident. He is raising money for a standing wheelchair.

Jarrad's amazing fight back after bike accident left him paralysed

How obesity causes cancer

Strong evidence also links obesity to a number of cancers

Inspirational couple aim to offer strong example

Celebrating a fresh start in life thanks to the PPP Parenting course are Toowoomba couple Will and Amie Crawford (centre) with baby Annabelle and family and relationship counsellor Matt Vincent (left) and Every Family Project local co-ordinator Lena Krause.

“Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em”

You're approved to receive the NDIS - now what?

Now you're on your way to receiving the support you need.

ONCE you've been approved to get the NDIS, here's what will happen.

How to keep your kids safe online

Connecting parents and children in the name of cyber safety

Mum and dad payments frozen for two years

Family Tax Benefit payments will be frozen at current rates for two years under the proposed changes from July 1.

No more, no less: Family Tax Benefit payments frozen

'Ranga' as bad as racist slur says Dr Andrew Rochford

Is 'ranga' as bad as a racist slur? Dr Andrew Rochford wants a change

Toddler burnt by dad as she was 'too beautiful'

Edward Herbert has admitted he burned his daughters, leaving one with “severe and life-threatening” burns, but pleaded not guilty on account of an unsound mind.

The three-year-old suffered burns to her upper body and face

Mum thought he was at childcare but he was in her car, dead

There Noah stayed all day, while temperatures reached 31 degrees

OPINION: Parents need to take control before kids become brats

SETTING RULES: Parents can easily forget, mid-meltdown, that it's up to them to keep kids in line.

Selfless parents are creating a generation of spoiled children.

OPINION: Childcare workers are underpaid, underrated

CRUCIAL ROLE: Many early childhood educators earn less than the average cleaner.

It's time governments increase pay for early childhood educators.

Murder accused and victim were in 'messy break up'

Letter, Australia Day party talk about exes key to first day of murder trial

Between the Sheets: Keeping it discreet

Keep it down in the bedroom, or face some hefty hotel rates where you can only offend strangers in the room next door.

There is more than one impediment to great sex

Surprise wedding sees groom 'bench press' wife

STRONG BOND: Toowoomba couple Jake and Hannah Willshire got married on the weekend, choosing to have some of their photos taken inside The Cave Gym.

Newly married Toowoomba couple shows how strong relationship is

It started as an embarrassing moment in a Mackay nightclub

WEDDING DAY: Bud and Tracey Greenhalgh were married at the Windmill Motel and Reception Centre in August.

That was six years ago, and the nightclub has now closed