Parenting

Sat 29 May 2021

Shocking find in vomiting baby’s X-ray

Shocking find in vomiting baby’s X-ray

A mum has issued a warning to other parents after her baby was rushed to the emergency room vomiting and “gasping for breath”.

Queensland’s costliest and cheapest suburbs for daycare

Premium Content Queensland’s costliest and cheapest suburbs for daycare

Daycare costs are soaring – and some centres cost 50 per cent more than others. Check our list to compare costs in Queensland.

Fri 28 May 2021

Bowen mum faked flood victim status to get disaster cash

Premium Content Bowen mum faked flood victim status to get disaster cash

A woman sobbed in court as her lies about her disabled son and a non-existent flood-damaged home in Townsville in 2019 were exposed.

Thu 27 May 2021

Mum drives BMW to school pick up with .353 BAC

Premium Content Mum drives BMW to school pick up with .353 BAC

The children of a woman who rocked up for school pick up drunk opted to walk home rather than get in the car with her.

Mum’s embarrassing lunch box ‘fail’

Mum’s embarrassing lunch box ‘fail’

A mother-of-three has revealed the embarrassing email she received from her son’s school after he turned up with the wrong lunch.

‘I need some help, he’s enormous’

‘I need some help, he’s enormous’

When a mum booked in for a C-section she knew her son was going to be big. But she didn’t expect her doctor to need an extra pair of hands.

Wed 26 May 2021

Schools using spy software to pick up online bullying

Premium Content Schools using spy software to pick up online bullying

The new technology is already being used by prestigious private schools.

Cop's fingers jammed while chasing juvenile car thief

Premium Content Cop's fingers jammed while chasing juvenile car thief

A woman jammed a police officer’s fingers in a door when he tried to force his way into a Rockhampton residence while searching for a wanted juvenile.

Free daycare demand for jobless families

Premium Content Free daycare demand for jobless families

Childcare experts are demanding daycare for all kids — even if their parents are out of work or can’t pay a gap fee.

Sat 22 May 2021

‘It’s tough but it doesn’t stop us’

Premium Content ‘It’s tough but it doesn’t stop us’

A desperate plea has gone out for more foster carers, after the numbers of children who couldn’t safely stay at home hit almost 11,600 last financial year.

Mum makes brazen Facebook request

Mum makes brazen Facebook request

The woman’s outrageous request has since gone viral – but it’s so unbelievable it has some people convinced it can only be a joke.

Single mum fuming after $1000 fine

Single mum fuming after $1000 fine

A single mum was left in tears after being hit with two fines worth $1000 after being pulled over for a random breath test.

Young girl with cancer contracts flesh-eating fungus

Premium Content Young girl with cancer contracts flesh-eating fungus

A young family’s life has been turned upside down with their two-year-old battling Leukaemia, as well as a life-threatening infection. Now, her mum is sharing the ‘raw...

Thu 20 May 2021

'My shock when we ended up in emergency'

Premium Content 'My shock when we ended up in emergency'

I have done many stories in hospitals over the years, but it’s another thing entirely when it’s your own child in emergency, says Edwina Bartholomew.

Aussie’s nude photo furore just won’t die

Aussie’s nude photo furore just won’t die

Olympic legend Torah Bright has been forced to defend herself yet again, questioning how anyone could take her breastfeeding photo seriously.

Tue 18 May 2021

Wild scenes as partner jailed for choking mother of newborn

Premium Content Wild scenes as partner jailed for choking mother of newborn

A security guard was called in to keep the peace in a Mackay courtroom in scenes akin to a Jerry Springer or Judge Judy episode.

Mon 17 May 2021

Aussie Olympian’s wild breastfeeding photo

Aussie Olympian’s wild breastfeeding photo

Australia’s most successful athlete in Winter Olympic history has stunned her Instagram followers with an “insane” breastfeeding snap.

Woman’s newborn ‘already three years old’

Woman’s newborn ‘already three years old’

One new mum’s baby snaps have gone viral, as she reveals her newborn son weighed a whopping 5.6kg when he came out of the womb.

Sun 16 May 2021

Man stalked ex, her colleague and new lover

Premium Content Man stalked ex, her colleague and new lover

He ended a 36-year marriage to be with her, but the new relationship only lasted five years before she moved onto a new partner and jealousy took over.

Fri 14 May 2021

Selfless childcare worker honoured as service superstar

Premium Content Selfless childcare worker honoured as service superstar

The manager of a Sunshine Coast childcare centre who took in the kids of a nurse during the COVID-19 pandemic was humbled by her Gold Star award win. WATCH!

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