Parenting

Sun 24 May 2020

Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

premium_icon Qld mum loses nation's first coronavirus custody fight

A Queensland mother has become the nation’s first person to lose a custody battle because of COVID-19.

Sat 23 May 2020

CPR plea after baby's brain damage from choking

premium_icon CPR plea after baby's brain damage from choking

A Queensland mother is urging parents to learn the skills to save their children after her daughter suffered brain damage after choking on a piece of fruit.

Fri 22 May 2020

Which parents are drinking the most in lockdown?

Which parents are drinking the most in lockdown?

Stressed out Aussie parents have been hitting the bottle during the virus crisis, with one group drinking the most of all.

Thu 21 May 2020

BEYOND THE SCARS: Why Tiana is stronger inside and out

premium_icon BEYOND THE SCARS: Why Tiana is stronger inside and out

But in one moment of weakness, she thought 'men have nipples, babies have nipples, everyone I know has nipples except me, I felt a bit freakish'

Wed 20 May 2020

New maternity insurance ‘takes away mother’s rights’

premium_icon New maternity insurance ‘takes away mother’s rights’

A move by insurers to offer fixed-priced maternity policies might seem attractive but top doctors warn it will see decisions made by conglomerates.

‘Overwhelmed’: Miranda Kerr reveals co-parenting struggles

premium_icon ‘Overwhelmed’: Miranda Kerr reveals co-parenting struggles

Supermodel mum Miranda Kerr gave fans a rare glimpse inside her home life with Snapchat billionaire Evan Spiegel and admits co-parenting with her ex-husband Orlando...

Why COVID-kids need a kindness curriculum

Why COVID-kids need a kindness curriculum

Trying a little tenderness might just be the answer for students navigating home and school life in this time of coronavirus, according to experts.

Mon 18 May 2020

When family holidays are one big happy daze

When family holidays are one big happy daze

Life in lockdown brings new appreciation of holidays gone by, even when a road trip with kids to the NSW coastal town of Iluka requires two attempts in one week

Sun 17 May 2020

‘Sperminator’ fathers five children during lockdown

‘Sperminator’ fathers five children during lockdown

A 44-year-old maths professor turned sperm donor won’t let anything stand in the way of growing his “family” – not even a global pandemic.

Fri 15 May 2020

Zoom meeting provides valuable support for new mothers

premium_icon Zoom meeting provides valuable support for new mothers

Southern Downs families find sense of normalcy amongst the chaos.

Dad’s safety training saved little Rani’s life

premium_icon Dad’s safety training saved little Rani’s life

The eight-month-old is still fighting but her parents said she wouldn’t be here if Dad hadn’t kicked into gear.

Thu 14 May 2020

Child hand sanitiser poisonings on the rise

premium_icon Child hand sanitiser poisonings on the rise

While most Australians have escaped coronavirus some children are being made sick by the substances used to prevent it with a spike in sanitiser poisonings.

Wed 13 May 2020

Mum shocked by rude Kmart toy

Mum shocked by rude Kmart toy

One mum couldn't believe her eyes when she spotted a rather interesting, ahem, 'horn' on a toy at the discount department store.

Shock find after baby’s mystery illness

Shock find after baby’s mystery illness

Emily Neilan had no idea what was wrong with her daughter, who suddenly became like a ragdoll, until a scan revealed the awful cause.

Tue 12 May 2020

Horrifying find crawling in girl’s eye

Horrifying find crawling in girl’s eye

The six-year-old complained her eye was “burning” but her mum had no idea what was causing the problem until it “slid out”. WARNING: Graphic.

Urgent research into COVID-19 linked illness in kids

Urgent research into COVID-19 linked illness in kids

Scott Morrison has requested urgent advice on whether a mysterious coronavirus-linked illness affecting American children is an issue in Australia.

PM under pressure to extend free childcare

PM under pressure to extend free childcare

Prime Minister Scott Morrison is facing increased pressure to extend free childcare to Australian families struggling to pay.

Mon 11 May 2020

Wiggle's message to kids in lockdown

Wiggle's message to kids in lockdown

Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins has delivered a sweet message to parents and kids stuck in lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Star's brutally honest Mother's Day post

Star's brutally honest Mother's Day post

Girls star and mum-of-two Jemima Kirke has been praised for her frank Mother’s Day post, in which she admits what she “can’t stand” about being a parent.

How Queensland kids are coping going back to school

premium_icon How Queensland kids are coping going back to school

As COVID-19 lockdown restrictions lift, Prep, Year 1, 11 and 12 students went back to school this morning for the first time in term two.

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