Parenting

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Words no parent wants to hear

Words no parent wants to hear

“MUM, I don’t want to be alive anymore.” When Kelly’s son Jackson admitted this at just eight-years-old, she was hit with a wave of despair.

$75k tax-free to care for ‘traumatised’ kids

$75k tax-free to care for ‘traumatised’ kids

TWO states are launching a trial that would pay adults a hefty salary to quit their jobs and care for “complex” foster children full-time.

Study shows damage of staring at our phones, not our kids

Study shows damage of staring at our phones, not our kids

A STUDY has revealed that Australian parents are failing to recognise just how much time they spend on devices when they're meant to be caring for their kids.

'We're getting divorced I don't want custody of our kids'

'We're getting divorced I don't want custody of our kids'

SHE knows as the mother she's expected to want custody, or at least to want to share them 50/50, but she doesn't want to.

Sun 21 Oct 2018

‘I accidentally fell pregnant with my best friend’s baby'

‘I accidentally fell pregnant with my best friend’s baby'

"I didn’t fancy him and certainly never saw him as a potential boyfriend. He made it clear that the feeling was mutual."

6 idiotic things first-time parents believe

6 idiotic things first-time parents believe

AS Meghan and Harry prepare for the birth of their child here’s some of the lies they’ll be told, and the actual truth, writes Kerry Parnell.

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