Parenting

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Rusciano ‘smoking in bed’ with baby joke backfires

Rusciano ‘smoking in bed’ with baby joke backfires

WHEN Em Rusciano’s husband told a nurse she smoked in bed with their newborn baby, she wasn’t impressed. So he explained what really happened.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Get to the supermarket, fast! BMW's fire-breathing SUV pair

Get to the supermarket, fast! BMW's fire-breathing SUV pair

German brand reveals details of new high-performance SUVs and Australia is in line to receive the most powerful of the lot.

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

Mum flaunts saggy tummy in bikini comp

A mother-of-two who suffered from post-natal depression has proudly showed off her dramatic transformation in a fitness competition.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Boy defies ‘anti-vax mum’, gets vaccinated

Boy defies ‘anti-vax mum’, gets vaccinated

A young teen never got the chance to line up at school for those painful vaccination jabs because of his mum’s belief. This all changed when he turned 18.

Naughtiest kids names revealed

Naughtiest kids names revealed

A study involving 63,000 children has revealed the names of kids most likely to be naughty as well as those who are nice as pie.

The most important ingredient for parenting

The most important ingredient for parenting

Parents and teachers want children to be successful adults, and much time is spent worrying about the right way to discipline and how to best encourage them.

‘Mum just had a headache, now she’s about to die’

premium_icon ‘Mum just had a headache, now she’s about to die’

A routine trip to the GP for mum Bec Lancaster-Sully has led to a nightmare diagnosis that has gutted her close-knit family and left her fighting for life.

OPINION: School fight a symptom of some students' home life

premium_icon OPINION: School fight a symptom of some students' home life

OPINION: While I am horrified at this being filmed and others just watching, I think that this behaviour is a symptom of the home life some of them have.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

On the road to safer driving

premium_icon On the road to safer driving

You might move on from L-plates but always need to keep learning - and there are some great programs that can benefit long-time drivers too.

Shocking reality for Aussie child brides

Shocking reality for Aussie child brides

New figures show children as young as six are being forced into marriage in Australia, but what’s missing from the report is even more shocking.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

Anti-vaxxers fuel global measles spike

An alarming rise in global measles cases has sparked a warning from the World Health Organisation about the importance of immunisation.

Sun 10 Feb 2019

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

'My MIL changed my baby's name while I was in recovery'

To make matters worse, the mum only discovered the deceit when she saw the birth certificate two months later.

Do you in fact need an unfashionably sexy wagon?

Do you in fact need an unfashionably sexy wagon?

Driveways are crammed with SUVs and dual cab utes, but what if you had the courage to buck the trend?

Sat 9 Feb 2019

Aussie family asked to pay $3,000 for school camp

Aussie family asked to pay $3,000 for school camp

“To me it seems more like a luxury holiday than a school camp.”

Why kids should never sleep with the door cracked open

Why kids should never sleep with the door cracked open

Many kids like to sleep with a little light coming in at night, but there are risks.

The baby living with half a heart

premium_icon The baby living with half a heart

This nine-month-old’s infectious smile masks a literally heartbreaking reality. But despite his condition being incurable.

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Seven star slammed for parenting post

Seven star slammed for parenting post

Channel 7’s Basil Zempilas was stunned to find himself under attack after penning what he thought he was a nice column about taking his daughters to school.

Wed 6 Feb 2019

On this lonely road, a father killed his tiny baby

premium_icon On this lonely road, a father killed his tiny baby

We cannot mollycoddle child-killing brutes by shifting blame onto the other parent or deflecting from their actions with lame excuses, writes SHERELE MOODY

Mum-to-be left ‘depressed’ after discovering baby is a boy

Mum-to-be left ‘depressed’ after discovering baby is a boy

AFTER finding out the gender four weeks ago, the woman’s partner says she ‘still cries whenever someone mentions the baby’ and she won’t touch the nursery.

The lost art of under-parenting

premium_icon The lost art of under-parenting

Exposing your kids to disappointment or appreciating how things happen isn't failing them

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