Parenting

Wed 1 Jul 2020

Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

premium_icon Childcare centre sets up camp with outdoor sleeping program

From sleeping outside to adopting alpacas, a Bundaberg early learning centre has developed many exciting new programs.

Tue 30 Jun 2020

Innocent-looking YouTube videos expose kids to drugs and sex

premium_icon Innocent-looking YouTube videos expose kids to drugs and sex

Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children.

Sat 27 Jun 2020

SEE PICS: Bundy backpackers tie the knot in backyard wedding

premium_icon SEE PICS: Bundy backpackers tie the knot in backyard wedding

IT TAKES a village to plan a wedding so when two backpackers decided to get married here in Bundaberg, a whole community put their hands up to help celebrate their...

Fri 26 Jun 2020

Macca’s worker’s jaw-dropping mix-up

Macca’s worker’s jaw-dropping mix-up

A Macca’s worker put her weight gain down to eating free Big Macs - then this happened!

Ultimate guide: What to do these school holidays

premium_icon Ultimate guide: What to do these school holidays

Time to get those restless kids out of the house and on a local adventure! Check out our comprehensive guide for top spots to travel to in Queensland.

First it's twins for mum, now she's given birth to triplets

premium_icon First it's twins for mum, now she's given birth to triplets

Triplets Elijah, Jaxson and Jett Bee are making good progress since their birth last month, under the watchful eyes of nurses and doctors.

Thu 25 Jun 2020

Uncle’s vile sex abuse against six year olds

premium_icon Uncle’s vile sex abuse against six year olds

‘These children are no doubt sexualised now, they’ve lost their innocence’ WARNING: Graphic

Why you should get the kids to recharge over winter

Why you should get the kids to recharge over winter

Winter school holidays is the perfect chance to take a breath after months of turmoil due to the coronavirus pandemic. Here is how one family is coping.

How to talk to your kids about money

How to talk to your kids about money

Teaching children how to navigate the recession and manage a budget should be a priority for parents. Here are some tips on how to get the ball rolling.  

Meet Gin Gin's wooden toy supplier

premium_icon Meet Gin Gin's wooden toy supplier

IN BETWEEN parenting four beautiful kids, one local mum has started a small business, selling a unique range of nature-inspired children’s clothes and toys.

Tue 23 Jun 2020

Morcombes honour Daily for pursuit of Daniel's story

premium_icon Morcombes honour Daily for pursuit of Daniel's story

Denise Morcombe says her son's remains - and his killer - would never have been found were it not for the work of her local newspaper.

Mon 22 Jun 2020

New savage school brawl video shows dad strike out at pupil

premium_icon New savage school brawl video shows dad strike out at pupil

Shocking footage of a brawl outside a Logan school reveals a father throwing punches at a schoolboy trying to get dressed. WARNING: Graphic images

Sat 20 Jun 2020

Beyond the scars: 'I had 70-odd stitches in my head'

premium_icon Beyond the scars: 'I had 70-odd stitches in my head'

‘Within three months I already had a second stage 2 melanoma, it was pretty scary': Nicole Geisler talks about her experience of cancer and its impacts

Super hero toddler Stella thriving despite the odds

premium_icon Super hero toddler Stella thriving despite the odds

Little Stella Martin is bubbly, bright and full of the joys of life unaware life dealt her a rough hand.

Fri 19 Jun 2020

'I became a mum of two overnight when I was 23'

premium_icon 'I became a mum of two overnight when I was 23'

They are sacrificing their own futures to step up as parents so their young siblings do not become wards of the state – and they’re doing it with little help.

Receipt reveals mum's staggering spend on toys

Receipt reveals mum's staggering spend on toys

Shoppers have been quick to jump on the annual Big W toy sale, with one woman revealing she had spent a huge amount on her children.

Influencer's ‘wild’ home birth

premium_icon Influencer's ‘wild’ home birth

At just 37 weeks pregnant, fitness influencer Emily Skye was in shock when she gave birth to her baby boy at home, describing the birth as wild and unexpected.

Generous gift: Wish granted for local groups that care

premium_icon Generous gift: Wish granted for local groups that care

As part of an annual grants program, three local community groups have been awarded a total of $3,000 funding.

Luxury homes on coast, minus big pricetag

premium_icon Luxury homes on coast, minus big pricetag

Recently announced homebuyer grants means residents may be eligible to buy a four bedroom and two bathroom house on an 800sqm block for a fraction of the cost.

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Hundreds sign up for ‘irresponsible’ anti-vaxxer tour

premium_icon Hundreds sign up for ‘irresponsible’ anti-vaxxer tour

National bus tour promoting anti-vaccination theories will take to the road in July, despite being slammed by a former AMA president.

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