Parenting

Sat 15 Sep 2018

Cancer diagnosis: ‘She wants her daughter to remember her’

Cancer diagnosis: ‘She wants her daughter to remember her’

A YOUNG Brisbane mother given months to live is fighting to get into a trial so that she can be alive long enough for her daughter to remember her.

How to help your child become a teen

How to help your child become a teen

HOW budget renovating queen Cherie Barber drew on some simple, savvy ideas to update a girl’s bedroom from tween to teen.

Parents of slain toddler question Attorney-General

premium_icon Parents of slain toddler question Attorney-General

Hopeful O'Sullivan appeal will have positive ramifications

MOTHER: 'Time was right to let my baby boy go'

premium_icon MOTHER: 'Time was right to let my baby boy go'

SHE made a decision no parent should ever have to make. But letting her 'one in a million man' pass away was the hardest thing this mother will ever have to do.

What 12yo understands that adults don’t

What 12yo understands that adults don’t

ARLIAN Ecker thinks Australians are from another planet because of this “dirty and destructive” thing they’re doing.

States back bid to ban mobiles in school classrooms

premium_icon States back bid to ban mobiles in school classrooms

BANNING students’ access to mobile phones during class received broad agreement at a meeting of the nation’s education ministers yesterday.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

Barefoot Investor’s dire warning for parents

YOUR kid is “not prepared”, the Barefoot Investor warns. Here’s the one piece of advice parents with young kids need to know.

Parents learn from their child every day

Parents learn from their child every day

Parents said raising a child with special needs is both difficult and extremely rewarding for the family.

Newborn bub makes 5 generations for family

Newborn bub makes 5 generations for family

THE addition of baby Astrid was exciting for Bundaberg's newest great-great-grandmother Joy Payne and family as the new member became generation number five.

The strawberry sabotage saga continues

The strawberry sabotage saga continues

ANOTHER case of needles in strawberries has allegedly been found yesterday in two punnets bought in New South Wales.

Online horror stories increasing ‘terror of childbirth’

premium_icon Online horror stories increasing ‘terror of childbirth’

ONLINE “horror stories” are contributing to a rise in the number of women with a pathological terror of childbirth­.

‘Placenta eating’ worry prompts review

premium_icon ‘Placenta eating’ worry prompts review

EXCLUSIVE: Health Minister Greg Hunt wants an “urgent review” of midwives’ professional development classes.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Mum shocked at stranger’s ‘nasty’ message

Mum shocked at stranger’s ‘nasty’ message

She says she “worked hard” to get her figure back following the birth of her daughter.

R U OK? Struggling with mental health

R U OK? Struggling with mental health

BETWEEN the musings about high school and boys I had crushes on, I couldn’t help but notice how many times I wrote “I hate myself” in my childhood diaries.

$75k tax-free to foster damaged kids out West

premium_icon $75k tax-free to foster damaged kids out West

These NSW residents will be offered $75K tax-free to become foster­ carers to some of the state’s most vulnerable and damaged children under a radical new plan.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Bleijie MP defends anthem 'brat' label

premium_icon Bleijie MP defends anthem 'brat' label

The MP is adamant he would call any child a "brat", including his own, if they refused to abide by school rules.

Pregnant woman’s bus burn goes viral

Pregnant woman’s bus burn goes viral

WHEN a guy wouldn’t move his bag so she could sit down, this pregnant Aussie had the perfect response. And it’s gone viral.

Popular toy found to contain chemicals linked to cancer risk

Popular toy found to contain chemicals linked to cancer risk

A popular children’s toy faces being banned in Australia after it was pulled from shelves in one European country amid safety concerns over harmful chemicals.

Anthem boycott leads to detention

premium_icon Anthem boycott leads to detention

A NINE-year-old girl has been threatened with suspension and given detention because she refuses to stand for the national anthem.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Wear your heart on your sleeve for suicide prevention

Wear your heart on your sleeve for suicide prevention

ON NOVEMBER 30 last year, Daniel took his own life, and on the anniversary of his death, his mum Michele is asking everyone to wear their heart on their sleeve.

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