Parenting

Fri 5 Jun 2020

President’s plea to save the club and bees

premium_icon President’s plea to save the club and bees

A COMMUNITY organisation that rescues bees is pleading for Council funding, as the fight for survival intensifies.

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Mum cops it over ‘horrible’ KFC photos

Mum cops it over ‘horrible’ KFC photos

A fried chicken lover who staged a KFC-themed shoot for her daughter’s first birthday was horrifed when the snaps were slammed online.

Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

premium_icon Parents, should we be letting our kids win more?

Something about beating your own children in backyard sport feels inherently wrong. But surely teaching them life is about getting what they want is worse.

Sorry influencers, you can’t just “rehome” adopted children

premium_icon Sorry influencers, you can’t just “rehome” adopted children

Youtuber Myka Stauffer, who found fame sharing the story of her autistic son’s adoption, deserves to be slammed for “rehoming” her child.

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Girl dies weeks after shock discovery

Six weeks ago curly haired Stevie Stock was a healthy and happy three-year-old baby girl – until doctors made a heartbreaking find.

Influencer sacked for giving up autistic son

Influencer sacked for giving up autistic son

An influencer who gave up her adopted child has had her social media deals “terminated” amid the backlash of her parenting decision.

Meet the Bundaberg mum coaching businesses

premium_icon Meet the Bundaberg mum coaching businesses

Life balance wasn’t always easy for her, but now the successful businesswoman is passing on knowledge from her own experiences to help other business owners.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

Chicken role: No appre-hen-sion for teachers with class act

premium_icon Chicken role: No appre-hen-sion for teachers with class act

You could say one local state school knows every chick in the book.

Sun 31 May 2020

Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

premium_icon Mining giant blames ‘dirty’ mum for child poisoning

A global mining company says a Queensland mum’s failure to adequately clean her Mount Isa home is the reason her young daughter had lead poisoning.

Coast baby’s incredible fight to stay alive

premium_icon Coast baby’s incredible fight to stay alive

Parents Ashleigh Taylor and Josh Furner have shared their heartbreak as their tiny daughter fights for her life after multiple open heart surgeries.

Thu 28 May 2020

Service to remember greatest gift

premium_icon Service to remember greatest gift

The purpose of the virtual event is to come together as a community to recognise the generous gift of life and remember the loved ones lost in the process.

Australia Post launches Dear Australia initiative

premium_icon Australia Post launches Dear Australia initiative

Aussies encouraged to share handwritten letters of hope and inspiration about their COVID-19 experience with the nation.

Beloved local business unable to bounce back after pandemic

premium_icon Beloved local business unable to bounce back after pandemic

Customers have voiced their sadness over the news, shared special memories at the venue and passed on their appreciation and support to staff.

Stores open for Bundy’s Show Day

premium_icon Stores open for Bundy’s Show Day

Here are just some of the places that will remain open today for the public holiday:

Citizen scientists keeping the reef clean

premium_icon Citizen scientists keeping the reef clean

Lady Musgrave Experience first started the special program last year with the purpose of monitoring the reef and educating the community about the importance of...

Wed 27 May 2020

Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

premium_icon Little girl’s miracle recovery after being impaled by stick

An eight-year-old Coast girl made a miracle recovery after she was impaled in the head with a stick when an innocent game went horribly wrong. WARNING: Graphic

Tue 26 May 2020

Mum’s ‘joy’ after daughter’s car park death

Mum’s ‘joy’ after daughter’s car park death

A mum-of-five whose three-year-old was tragically killed in front of her has spoken about how she’s found the “strength to keep going”.

Grimes, Elon Musk forced to change baby’s name

Grimes, Elon Musk forced to change baby’s name

Grimes and Elon Musk have been forced to backflip on the highly unusual name they’d chosen for their newborn son.

Mon 25 May 2020

Victim’s fear: ‘I feel vulnerable in my own home’

premium_icon Victim’s fear: ‘I feel vulnerable in my own home’

“It just makes me feel sick that someone out there would prey on and take advantage of an older woman like my mother.”

Why Prince William is reliving the heartache of losing mum

premium_icon Why Prince William is reliving the heartache of losing mum

Prince William has opened up about reliving the “overwhelming” heartache of losing his mother, Princess Diana, when he was a teenager by having kids.

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