Parenting

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Inquiry into ‘broken’ Family Court may finally happen

premium_icon Inquiry into ‘broken’ Family Court may finally happen

THE Federal Government will today announce an inquiry into the Family Court after lobbying by One Nation.

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

A pregnant woman has been blasted as "insensitive" and "unreasonable" for wanting to name her baby a name similar to her friend's baby.

Meares to claim her most important title … mum

premium_icon Meares to claim her most important title … mum

Olympic gold medallist Anna Meares and Australia’s national sprint cycling coach Nick Flyger say they are overjoyed as they prepare to become parents next year.

Fundraisers set up for Survivor evictee

Fundraisers set up for Survivor evictee

Fans have rallied together to raise money for ‘King of the Jungle’ Luke Toki following his heartbreaking exit last night.

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Shoppers have been filmed in a brutal brawl over baby formula on the same day a Chinese company launched a $1.5 billion takeover bid for an Aussie brand.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Doctors wrote this 3-year-old’s stomach pains off as constipation, but when they finally discovered the real cause it was too late.

Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

premium_icon Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

Parents who give their teenagers alcohol in a bid to encourage them to drink in moderation and prevent them from future drink-related harm are misguided

Why is religious instruction still a thing?

premium_icon Why is religious instruction still a thing?

With fewer Australians than ever identifying as Christian, the battle is on to oust religious instruction from the classroom

Scourge killing 2000 Queenslanders a year

premium_icon Scourge killing 2000 Queenslanders a year

A life-threatening illness triggered by the body’s immune response to infection has struck more than 20,000 Queenslanders, with 10 per cent of them dying.

Coping with challenges of motherhood

premium_icon Coping with challenges of motherhood

I FIRST became a mum almost four years ago. Currently pregnant with No. 2, I find myself reflecting on those early days — because they were not easy for me.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Hanson demands changes to child support

premium_icon Hanson demands changes to child support

Pauline Hanson wants an overhaul to Australia’s ‘broken’ child support system, demanding that overtime and money from a second job be quarantined.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Bay woman front and centre in culture identity TV series

premium_icon Bay woman front and centre in culture identity TV series

The second episode was filmed in Hervey Bay, with the crew sleeping at the filmmakers parents' Point Vernon home.

Parents sue after having Asian baby

Parents sue after having Asian baby

A couple says a clinic fertilised the mum’s egg with the wrong man’s sperm. They only realised once baby developed Asian features.

Tue 10 Sep 2019

Sick online question to 10yo

Sick online question to 10yo

A young girl has been targeted by a predator using a kids-only online space, who asked her for topless photos to “verify her age”.

Mum defends 10yo in baby stomp killing

Mum defends 10yo in baby stomp killing

The mother of a girl accused of stomping on a six-month-old baby’s head and killing him has described the bub’s death as “an accident”.

The amount of pocket money to pay kids

premium_icon The amount of pocket money to pay kids

RoosterMoney chief executive officer Will Carmichael said engaging kids early about money and teaching them how to earn it gave them a “headstart”

Mon 9 Sep 2019

‘Workaholic’ dad’s son dies during meeting

‘Workaholic’ dad’s son dies during meeting

A workaholic dad who found out his eight-year-old son had died while he was on a conference call penned a heart-wrenching warning for other parents.

Sun 8 Sep 2019

Emerald mum celebrates the day she thought would never come

premium_icon Emerald mum celebrates the day she thought would never come

The mother of four planned to go straight from high school to university but found out she was pregnant, only a few days before flying out

Long road to motherhood ‘scary and isolating’

premium_icon Long road to motherhood ‘scary and isolating’

Her beautiful baby has finally arrive. But to get her here has been a “scary and isolating” journey for Channel 7 presenter Kendall Gilding. This is her story.

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