How this teacher welcomed her students is melting hearts

A picture of the note has been shared 31,000 times

The incredible story of the girl who weighed just 630g

Jason Agnew holds the hand of Olivia Agnew, his 25-week-old premature baby. Photo / Greg Bowker

"To be told we may lose Olivia as well was pretty tough to hear."

OPINION: Am I being too hard on myself?

It was raw, it was ugly, it was undignified.

OUCH: Aussie mum gives birth to 6kg baby

Natashia Corrigan was shocked by the size of her new son Brian Junior.

THEY say the best things come in small packages.

Mum-of-four says vegan eating will cure her breast cancer

“I think by feeding my body good things, it will have an impact."

Are these ridiculous rules ruining childhood?

Anzac service at St Mary's College.

“Are you kidding — there’s nothing but rules!”

Everything you need to know before going fishing

Read the below before you hit the water.

Your fishing essentials kit and the wicked prizes you can win!

Meet the Feather Riot, the girls of Cluckingham Palace

Gidget, Layne and Phyllis oversee proceedings. PHOTO: ALISON PATERSON

Alison Paterson shares the wonders of the backyard chook

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse

Who is in this Weekend?

Big reads, recipes, fitness tips and more are all on offer in this Weekend.

Woo your Valentine with this dish

Beef poke salad bowl

Woo your Valentine with this dish

Woman hilariously tries to convince Max Brenner to open

Karissa Gesler has messaged Max Brenner asking them to please bring a store to Toowoomba.

She has taken to social media to get the Max Brenner team to listen

That burning desire for lovely treat

Spoil (and impress) your beloved with a dreamy creme brulee.

Sweet little dessert for your one and only

Let your nose swim in fragrant spices

Spiced apple, saffron and polenta cake.

Try this tasty dessert to impress special someone

Breakfast for lovers

Try this ricotta treat to impress your one and only this Valentine's Day.

Try this morning treat

The strange things Aussies eat (according to foreigners)

A sausage sandwich, a staple of any Australian barbecue.

Aussie foods that leave our foreign visitors puzzled and confused?

What $11.9m can get you on Coast's most exclusive street

THIS mega waterfront property is what $11.9m will buy you in one of the Coast's most exclusive streets.

Setting the scene for romance

Interior by Miv Watts.

Watch your style when luring a lover

Go easy on your wallet with shopping tips

Cut a grocery bill in half by treating the food like money.

Bargain buys that help the hip pocket

How to tell friends 'no kids at the wedding'

It is hard to tell friends not to bring their children to your wedding but honesty might be the best policy.

Keep your big day a child-free zone

Tell someone how you feel with the language of flowers

FLOWERS have long been used to send messages of love and affection.

Crepe myrtles a blossoming beauty

A crepe myrtle, native to eastern Asia, can be grown in almost any garden in Australia.

How to best care for these floral beauties

This guy's gardening's real McCoy

Michael McCoy hosts Dream Gardens.

One of the country's leading landscape designers set for TV

Gardening: Magnificent mussaendas the perfect January plant

The white mussaenda's tiny flower, a simple yellow star, surrounded by bracts.

Tropical plants to bring colour for summer

It's time to discover our 12,000 native species

The endangered Richmond birdwing butterfly.

Australia has 12 times more native plants than England

Beat the heat: top tips for a healthy summer garden

Possum Paradise owner Simone Youman with vegie seedlings. Photo: Alistair Brightman / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Plants will survive the heat if you prepare and pick correctly.

60 plants stolen during heartless midnight raid

Michael Lukich, of Alstonville, pauses while replanting the hedge which thieves plundered, stealing about 60 plants overnight on Saturday.

Green thumbs on alert for thieves who dug-up pensioners' new hedge

Qantas to ditch aircraft window shutters

WINDOW shutters are the source of much annoyance on planes.

Dunedin's the one for family fun

Fun on the slides at Moana Pool in Dunedin.

Dunedin's fun family attractions offer plenty

Exploring quake city

New Regent St, in the Christchurch central business district, shows no signs of damage from the 2011 earthquake and has become a vibrant meeting place for residents and the city's visitors.

How do residents feel, six years after Christchurch disaster?

BIG RIDE: Matt to bring out smiles for Smiddy

LONG WAY ROUND: Matt Muir raises his bike in triumph on his ride last year.

Fundraiser at Yamba Shores Tavern ahead of 800km charity ride

The beautiful capital city that we don't want to see

Perth has fallen out of favour with Aussie travellers.

When it comes to taking a holiday at home, you’re a bit of a dud.

A perfect base to explore from, right on the beach

A FOODIE'S PARADISE: Hastings St is renowned all around the globe for its variety of dining options.

How to make the most of your stay in Noosa

Star Wars: The Last Jedi mystery already solved

A KEY mystery surrounding the title of episode eight in the Star Wars franchise has just been solved.

Kids' game "full of f**king paedophiles" according to dad

A mortified dad has expressed serious concerns over an online game

Lisa Marie Presley's ex caught with child pics: court

Lisa Marie Presley, at right, and her husband, Michael Lockwood back in 2010. FILE

Lisa Marie, 49, claimed she was left “sick to her stomach”

Robert Irwin introduces Jimmy Fallon to wild guests

Robert Irwin introduces Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon to a cuddly sloth.

ROBERT Irwin continues Steve's legacy.

The King comes alive in American Trilogy

EARLY DAYS: Victor Trevino Jnr channels the 1950's sound Elvis - An American Trilogy, which will tour Australia in April.

"I appreciate what he did for not just America but the world”

Director says he should have punched Ewan McGregor

Actor Ewan McGregor.

Director says he should have punched Ewan McGregor

Roxy shares "single girl” issues

Roxy Jacenko.

Roxy Jacenko shares her "single girl” issues

Ella's going from Rainbow Beach to the runway

Local model making a splash internationally

GRAMMY AWARDS: How to fashion for the 2017 Grammy Awards

CeeLo Green as his alter ego Gnarly Davidson arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, in Los Angeles.

This year's Grammys mean Victorian, cleavage, or bizarre

Cover girl has this NSW town covered

SPLASHING ABOUT: Playboy model Jasmine Ferguson splashes a new swimwear line at Sawtell.

Sawtell hosted another cover star at the weekend

"It looks like I've been in a freak accident"

Golnaz Bassam Tabar, who alleges she suffered burns to her face after receiving a beauty treatment. Photo / Chris Loufte

"I thought 'woah that's not what it's supposed to look like'"

Dress to impress the perfect other

Give a first date outfit some pizzazz with shoulder details, like this creation from Indonesian designer Defrico Audy.

Check out these first date dressing tips

Aussie model a huge hit in US thanks to Super Bowl ad

Gonsalves’ career defining moment coincides with her birthday.

Super Bowl made a big debut for this Aussie model

Office wear that's stylish and bold

Actress Jessica Biel shows off a pencil skirt.

How to dress for the nine to five grind

World's 'most reliable' phone: Nokia 3310 resurrected

Nokia will re-launch the 3310, perhaps the best-loved and most resilient phone in history.

iPhone 8 leaks reveals new feature

Smartphone expected to also include edge to edge display

Youngest winner says lottery windfall 'ruined' her life

Jane Park, who won £1m aged 17, said someone of her age should not have been allowed to win such a large amount of money YouTube/BBC Scotland

Jane Park won Euromillions lottery at age of 17

Samsung's $649 phone with water resistance

Samsung has unveiled a new budget offering for the Australian market.

Galaxy A5 and A7 to go on sale in Australia next Thursday

Hands up for $9000 in nine hours?

Huawei Mate 9 smartphone challenge.

Nine Aussies join challenge to outlast Chinese smartphone

Huawei Mate 9 review: Massive screen, battery a winner

The Huawei Mate 9 has one of the most generous displays on the market.

The Huawei’s Mate 9 is one the best smartphones on the market

Could this be the phone to end your biggest gripe?

 Huawei Mate 9

Average Australian now spends equivalent of 38 days on their phone

How a change of diet saved my life

I read everything I could about the Autoimmune Protocol and Paleo and I figured, in my haze of brain fog, I had nothing to change but the way I ate.

After eight operations, Emmy needs our help

HEART GIRL: Emmy Clark, 24, was born with the congenital heart disease pulmonary atresia. She is not eligible for a heart and lung transplant and requires frequent medical treatment in Brisbane so she is trying to raise funds to move there by herself.

Mum too sick to care for battling daughter

Delve into your food psyche

Jessica Sepel's tips on how to make healthy food choices, and occasionally indulge, prove useful.

Healthy eating starts with the mind and rewiring your thinking

Listening in class made easier for Tianah-Lea

STARTING SCHOOL: Tianah-Lea Johnson will start at Tweed Heads South Public School after learning to live with double cochlear implants.

Speech pathology helps students learn.

Princess Leia's broken heart

SAD NEWS: Hollywood actress Carrie Fisher (centre), who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the original Star Wars films, died from heart disease in December.

Health Works: Women and heart disease

Twins share double heart surgery trouble

TWIN BROTHERS: Barry (left) and George (right) Hatchman with their dad Jack. Barry and George will undergo heart surgery within months of each other.

Brothers set to undergo heart bypass within months of each other

Husband's $75,000 dash to save the woman he loved

BRAVE MUM: Tracey McGovern travelled across the world, spending more than $75,000 to get to a clinic in Mexico because it offered her a  chance.

Shaughan McGovern tells of dash to Mexico to treat wife's cancer

Desperate times for Dan's young family

DAN Bowman is getting desperate. He has a wife and five kids to support and was one of hundreds sacked days before Christmas when SC Admin Pty Ltd collapsed.

SOAPBOX: How not to nail a heatwave hangover

NOT FUN: Cot building while hungover is not recommended. NB- This is not the cot I was building.

SOAPBOX: Add this to the list of things never to do hungover

Mum-of-five induces baby so dying husband can meet child

Diane watches her dying husband meet their newborn

Mark was told he was highly unlikely to meet their baby girl

Woman lost 56kg: 'Eating was my worst enemy'

WEIGHT LOSS: Jaime O'Regan is proud to say she's lost 55kg and can finally play with her kids.

Mackay mum reclaims her life after dropping 56kg

Is having two jobs for one family selfish?

One parent should be home with the kids, says an Apple Tree Creek woman.

Retired nurse says double incomes are depriving others of jobs

Co-sleeping causes mum to lose both her children

80% of parents co-sleep, despite warnings following tragic deaths

Repeated warnings weren't enough for this woman

Most important meal of the day? Yes, it is

BRING ON THE BREAKKY: Recent research shows that primary school aged children are twice as likely to do better at school when they consume a nutrient rich breakfast.

Here's another reason for kids to eat breakfast before school

Mum, Granny shocked at Mackay couple's wedding

'My mum thought we were pulling some sort of New Year's Eve joke'

Your love fits one of these six styles, say psychologists

The ancient Greeks described several different types of love.

Valentine's Day scam that's worse than having to buy flowers

VALENTINE'S SCAM: The ACCC is warning people chasing romance online to be wary of scams.

Be wary of online dating and romance scams

Maid of honour is 103, groomsman is a chihuahua

STILL IN LOVE: Elaine and Laurie Stephenson, who are residents at Whiddon Aged Care Home, Grafton, will renew their vows on Valentines Day more than 58 years after their wedding.

Aged care home buzzing as two residents renew vows on Valentines Day