Parenting

Wed 14 Aug 2019

'No-brainer': Dino-mite tourism idea for Mackay

premium_icon 'No-brainer': Dino-mite tourism idea for Mackay

UNEARTHED: How megafauna fossils in our backyard could fuel our economy.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Baby’s leg falls off in mum’s hand

Baby’s leg falls off in mum’s hand

A MUM has recalled the moment the unimaginable happened after her 11-month-old baby was rushed to hospital for being “under the weather”.

When it's time for mumma's tantrum

premium_icon When it's time for mumma's tantrum

Is it only through their long-suffering parents that children learn to recognise when they're pushing someone too far?

Mon 12 Aug 2019

10 Bundaberg themed baby names you'll love

premium_icon 10 Bundaberg themed baby names you'll love

GOT a baby on the way and wanting to name them something a little different?

'Absolutely appalled': Parents' fears as more syringes found

premium_icon 'Absolutely appalled': Parents' fears as more syringes found

The discovery of used syringes in a popular children’s playground and surrounding areas has concerned parents calling for action.

My child is my best friend. What’s wrong with that?

premium_icon My child is my best friend. What’s wrong with that?

Countless parenting experts say that children and adults don’t mix, but in the case of my eight-year-old daughter and I that’s simply not true.

Sat 10 Aug 2019

Family tells of love and loss after stillbirth

premium_icon Family tells of love and loss after stillbirth

At 21 weeks pregnant, Anastasia Taylor and her husband Clinton were told their unborn child was diagnosed with a catastrophic heart defect.

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Daughter wants dad's mistress' unborn baby to be taken away

Daughter wants dad's mistress' unborn baby to be taken away

"Would I be an a**hole if I reported them to Child Services? I feel so heartbroken and sad. I don't know what else to do."

What to do if your child's gaming obsession goes too far

premium_icon What to do if your child's gaming obsession goes too far

TEENAGERS are winning millions playing eSports but the pursuit of video game glory comes with a cost.

Newborn died with high alcohol level

Newborn died with high alcohol level

The mum-of-seven placed her two-month-old girl on the bed while she fed her twin sister - but just minutes later the infant had blood coming from her nose.

Thu 8 Aug 2019

YouTube family lashed for ‘shock’ act

YouTube family lashed for ‘shock’ act

British parents who share their lives online have found themselves in hot water after video from their trip to the beach caused outrage.

How Coles minis can help your child with maths

premium_icon How Coles minis can help your child with maths

Coles Little Shop minis have caused controversy a second time around, with parent’s questioning the supermarket’s mixed messages around plastic. But Melbourne...

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Big W dupe of $2k item flying off shelves

Big W dupe of $2k item flying off shelves

Shoppers are comparing a budget product from Big W’s parenting range to a designer brand — but it’s $1750 cheaper.

Mon 5 Aug 2019

How to keep your cool when your kids have a fever

How to keep your cool when your kids have a fever

YOUR baby or infant isn't quite themselves and you've decided to check their temperature, revealing they have a fever.

How a daring escape plot allegedly unfolded

premium_icon How a daring escape plot allegedly unfolded

Court documents show extraordinary lengths a mother allegedly took to help her Mackay son flee the country before a supreme court cocaine smuggling trial.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

MATERNITY CRISIS: Hospital facing a serious midwife shortage

premium_icon MATERNITY CRISIS: Hospital facing a serious midwife shortage

EXPECTANT mothers are anxious, angry and worried about their pregnancies with, with letters sent to mums saying they will get an appointment “within 365 days”.

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Mum’s rant over neighbours’ note backfires

Mum’s rant over neighbours’ note backfires

A mum left “fuming” by a note posted from her neighbours pleading for sleep has sparked a huge debate. But who is in the wrong?

Thu 1 Aug 2019

This isn’t mum shaming — it’s mum hatred

premium_icon This isn’t mum shaming — it’s mum hatred

Today host Deb Knight’s vilification by trolls for juggling a career and motherhood is society’s way of piling on working mothers. But don’t call it mum shaming —...

Mums band together after pregnancy loss

premium_icon Mums band together after pregnancy loss

A GROUP of Toowoomba mums are fight to break the stigma of miscarriage and still birth and have invited other mums to share their experience.

Wed 31 Jul 2019

‘You look crazy’: Mum’s challenging month

‘You look crazy’: Mum’s challenging month

This mum got strange looks trying to break a destructive habit that few of us even think about.

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