Parenting

Tue 5 Feb 2019

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

Mum’s angry note to ‘annoyed’ passenger

A mother has penned a savage letter to a fellow passenger who became irritated while flying alongside her young daughter.

Memories of childhood can last forever if you put in effort

premium_icon Memories of childhood can last forever if you put in effort

You might regret it if you forget to fill out the baby book when you're trying to fill in the gaps decades later.

Potentially fatal find in child’s Coco Pops

Potentially fatal find in child’s Coco Pops

A MUM was left in shock after claiming she found a potentially lethal surprise inside her son’s bowl of Coco Pops.

FAMILY ROAD TEST: Nissan’s N-Sport seven-seat SUV

FAMILY ROAD TEST: Nissan’s N-Sport seven-seat SUV

Big SUV has plenty to like for growing families but it falls flat in a few key areas that mean the Pathfinder is good not great.

Mon 4 Feb 2019

‘I left my baby in a hot car too, it can happen to anyone’

‘I left my baby in a hot car too, it can happen to anyone’

Sara Murphy was walking back to her car after school pick-up when she saw something that almost stopped her heart.

Anti-vax mum asks how to protect her child from measles

Anti-vax mum asks how to protect her child from measles

An anti-vax mother has caused the brains of thousands to explode, by taking to social media to ask how she can protect her daughter from measles.

Sun 3 Feb 2019

Baby boy fights consecutive bouts of acute leukaemia

Baby boy fights consecutive bouts of acute leukaemia

THEIR concerns about his bruises were quickly dismissed. It was only when the couple pushed for extra blood tests that the devastating truth was revealed.

Wife has twins with another man’s sperm after IVF mix-up

Wife has twins with another man’s sperm after IVF mix-up

Vadim always suspected the twins weren’t really his children.

Parents, it’s time to have your say

Parents, it’s time to have your say

Parenting has never been more stressful, and The Sunday Mail has joined with child experts to give mums and dads a voice.

Sat 2 Feb 2019

'Gift of life' helps Mackay baby beat the odds

premium_icon 'Gift of life' helps Mackay baby beat the odds

HOLDING your newborn for the first time, breastfeeding, sharing cuddles ... these are all moments Mackay woman Hannah Young waited three months to experience.

Geitz on baby No2: It’s a game-changer

premium_icon Geitz on baby No2: It’s a game-changer

Laura Geitz is preparing for “full Mum mode” with the netball legend expecting her second child in late July.

Parent’s outrageous request to teacher

premium_icon Parent’s outrageous request to teacher

Mums and dads are routinely outsourcing parenting duties to teachers, with the “customer service mindset” having a profound impact on children. One father’s bold...

Thu 31 Jan 2019

Mum tells how chubby-cheeked toddler beat the odds

premium_icon Mum tells how chubby-cheeked toddler beat the odds

'I mean, she probably should not have survived, 28 minutes (without oxygen) is a long time'

From brink of death to Prep: Schoolgirl's miraculous tale

premium_icon From brink of death to Prep: Schoolgirl's miraculous tale

FOUR years ago, the Middletons were told to switch off their daughter's life support - this week they are celebrating her first day of Prep.

Tue 29 Jan 2019

Baby boy fathered by 12-year-old and her step dad

premium_icon Baby boy fathered by 12-year-old and her step dad

The girl was visibly pregnant when investigators became involved.

Mum creates app to answer parents’ prayers

premium_icon Mum creates app to answer parents’ prayers

A Gold Coast mum believes she has found the solution for frustrated parents seeking babysitters at short notice.

Parents’ sexy selfie causes uproar

Parents’ sexy selfie causes uproar

A sultry selfie taken by a couple as they cared for their toddler has gone viral for all the wrong reasons — causing a stir among fellow parents.

How a warm lunch box could affect your children's health

premium_icon How a warm lunch box could affect your children's health

The Heart Foundation outlines numerous reasons why lunch boxes should be cool.

ONE CAR, TWO CRITICS: VW Tiguan that works at a stretch

ONE CAR, TWO CRITICS: VW Tiguan that works at a stretch

VW’s top-spec Tiguan Allspace is stretched to fit seven and has the premium, sporty feel to justify its price.

Why I’m not excited for school to go back

premium_icon Why I’m not excited for school to go back

School’s back, and while she’d usually be the one celebrating, this time around Ann Wason Moore isn’t quite ready for her kids to leave home.

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