Parenting

Mon 3 Jun 2019

Wife abducts daughter to Mexico while husband is at work

Wife abducts daughter to Mexico while husband is at work

John flew home from a stint in outback WA expecting to see his then-two-year-old daughter Naomi waiting at the door.

'I breastfed my kids for 19 years'

'I breastfed my kids for 19 years'

“Breastfeeding toddlers is really lovely because they give a lot of feedback.”

Sat 1 Jun 2019

Couple sue over Down syndrome baby

Couple sue over Down syndrome baby

The parents of a child with Down syndrome are suing a Queensland ultrasound clinic for failing to diagnose their unborn child with the condition.

Woman falls pregnant six years after having her womb removed

Woman falls pregnant six years after having her womb removed

Doctors were baffled when the 32-year-old arrived at the hospital complaining of severe abdominal pain and vomiting.

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Cancer breakthrough happened by chance

Little Isla battled leukaemia aged just four and suffered horror side effects of chemo. New research could stop that happening to others.

‘I cleaned out his life savings and left’

‘I cleaned out his life savings and left’

When Lisa met Dan, she promised him she’d change — and for a while, she succeeded. Then she got “the call”. Here’s what happened.

PONY RIDE TERROR: "She's flipped up in the air"

premium_icon PONY RIDE TERROR: "She's flipped up in the air"

A BUNDABERG mother is calling for awareness and an improved focus on safety after she says her toddler was thrown from a pony at the Bundaberg Show.

Thu 30 May 2019

Big W toy sale is coming

Big W toy sale is coming

Savvy parents across Australia are getting their pens ready ahead of a possible release of the Big W toy sale catalogue soon.

Wed 29 May 2019

Mum’s vow to help others after ultimate heartbreak

premium_icon Mum’s vow to help others after ultimate heartbreak

She was their miracle baby. But four hours after her birth, Maisie died. Now, her parents are determined to ensure their baby daughter will never be forgotten....

Tue 28 May 2019

Graph shows why women are screwed

Graph shows why women are screwed

When women have children, their lives are changed “dramatically”. But a new study shows just how little men’s lives are impacted.

Baby name key to the game of life

premium_icon Baby name key to the game of life

The list of choices might be endless, but the moniker you choose for your child creates a connection to last a lifetime.

Waleed opens up about son’s autism

Waleed opens up about son’s autism

The Gold Logie winner, who rarely speaks publicly about his family, shared a very personal story on The Project.

Mon 27 May 2019

Single people are sick of carrying working parents

premium_icon Single people are sick of carrying working parents

Working mums and dads have their hours made flexible, holiday leave approved first and wages increase at a greater rate. That's perfect, unless you’re single.

Sun 26 May 2019

Wedded bliss turns to tragedy as baby boy dies

premium_icon Wedded bliss turns to tragedy as baby boy dies

A QUEENSLAND couple were facing the prospect of premature labour. They decided to marry in hospital to welcome their little boy.

Mum’s priceless gift to a total stranger

premium_icon Mum’s priceless gift to a total stranger

A woman has given the most priceless gift imaginable to a complete stranger: her precious leftover frozen embryos.

Fri 24 May 2019

Parents paying $1500 for bizarre camp

Parents paying $1500 for bizarre camp

A growing number of parents are putting their kids into a camp that sounds pretty sad — but they’ll be taught how to find fame online.

Thu 23 May 2019

You won't believe how much parental leave Bundy Rum staff get

premium_icon You won't believe how much parental leave Bundy Rum staff get...

BUNDABERG Rum Distillery employees are set to get some of the best parental leave conditions in the country.

Wed 22 May 2019

Mum’s guilt over second son’s death

Mum’s guilt over second son’s death

Kathy Kelly has revealed what haunts her about son Stuart’s suicide following his brother Thomas’s one-punch death, in a devastating interview.

Tue 21 May 2019

Old saying still rings true - a mother's work is never done

premium_icon Old saying still rings true - a mother's work is never done

Let's face it, occasions like Mother's Day can become rife with unmet expectations.

New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

premium_icon New dads only group launches on Sunshine Coast

A bunch of Coast dads armed with nappies, dummies and prams are turning to each other for support rather than battling the unknowns of fatherhood alone.

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