Parenting

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Restaurant bans kids from using iPads

Restaurant bans kids from using iPads

A SYDNEY restaurant owner has banned devices and colouring books from his tables, but he seems to be forgetting why parents come to restaurants.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

‘Look mum, the lion’s got a willy’

A graphic appendage on a toy lion bought in a Melbourne store has shocked a mum and her young family.

Trolls brand mum 'paedophile' for breastfeeding autistic son

Trolls brand mum 'paedophile' for breastfeeding autistic son

This mum claims what she does is in her son’s best interests and will stop when he’s ready — but she’s being mercilessly trolled for it.

Mum shares emotional journey of surrogacy after 17 years

premium_icon Mum shares emotional journey of surrogacy after 17 years

The twins started school this year and turn five next week

Meghan’s secret girls’ trip to NYC

Meghan’s secret girls’ trip to NYC

The pregnant Duchess of Sussex is currently enjoying a lavish five-day trip — and exclusive baby shower — with her besties in the Big Apple.

How one family found success limiting technology in the home

premium_icon How one family found success limiting technology in the home

SIBLINGS James, Oscar and Zoe MacAvoy are three youngsters with vivid imaginations, physically active lifestyles and an engaged home life with their parents.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ banned

Words ‘mother’ and ‘father’ banned

Schools in France will no longer be able to use the word “mother” or “father” on forms, instead being told to replace them with “parent 1” and “parent 2”.

Newborn’s ‘massive’ surprise for mum

Newborn’s ‘massive’ surprise for mum

A British mum was shocked to discover her newborn daughter was born with something she shouldn’t have — and it’s actually very common.

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Isuzu’s big seven-seat SUV is dependable workhorse with a near indestructible engine but it is lacking one ingredient buyers are screaming out for.

Boy, 11, crashes into parked cars, rolls vehicle

Boy, 11, crashes into parked cars, rolls vehicle

POLICE say it was ''absolutely amazing'' no one was injured when an 11-year-old boy crashed and rolled a car he had stolen.

The martial arts class teaching kids more than martial arts

premium_icon The martial arts class teaching kids more than martial arts

THERE'S a local martial art class that teaches kids more than martial arts.

Anti-vax mum sues school for kicking out her daughters

Anti-vax mum sues school for kicking out her daughters

An anti-vax mother in the US is claiming religious discrimination after her daughters' school 'violated' their rights to remain unvaccinated.

Mum slammed for having four kids under the age of five

Mum slammed for having four kids under the age of five

A woman has hit out at ‘pregnancy shamers’ after she was targeting for having baby number four.

How the state’s best scored top OP marks

premium_icon How the state’s best scored top OP marks

He was among the brightest students at Queensland’s top-performing school last year – and this is how he did it.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Sperm donor’s goal to father 2500 kids

Sperm donor’s goal to father 2500 kids

He’s already fathered more than 100 children, with minimal medical checks, now ‘Joe Donor’ plans to impregnate 15 Aussie women.

Mum‘s incredible six-pack transformation

Mum‘s incredible six-pack transformation

A mother-of-two has revealed the exercises behind her toned tummy while still indulging in some of her favourite desserts.

Bullying in schools impacting more than half of Qld families

premium_icon Bullying in schools impacting more than half of Qld families

MORE than half of Queensland parents say their child has been bullied in the past year, marking a significant increase on the previous year.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Modern parents have lost sight of their purpose

premium_icon Modern parents have lost sight of their purpose

WITH mothers discussing the benefits of anti-vaxxing on Instagram and parents being banned from contacting teachers, you know something’s gone terribly wrong.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

School concern after preppie given to another mum

premium_icon School concern after preppie given to another mum

WHAT was supposed to be a new chapter in Emily Cattley's daughter's life, has ended up a nightmare.

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

‘Misunderstanding’ led to baby car death

A devastated mother has said a mix-up between members of her family led her baby son to be left to die alone in the back seat of a car on a scorching day.

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