Parenting

Thu 19 Sep 2019

Hey, mums: stop shunning stay-at-home dads

premium_icon Hey, mums: stop shunning stay-at-home dads

Getting men to take a more active role in parenting is difficult, given the attitude a lot of mothers seem to serve up to fathers at the playground, writes Sean...

Pauline Hanson is a danger to single mums and their children

premium_icon Pauline Hanson is a danger to single mums and their children

Pauline Hanson's family law inquiry will be a victim-blaming shaming farce designed to vilify single mums and domestic violence survivors, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Teen influencer’s lies shut down by dad

Teen influencer’s lies shut down by dad

A dad who’s “sick of being disgusted” by his teenage daughter’s behaviour has taken to social media to set the record straight and beg for help.

Why woke parenting harms our kids

premium_icon Why woke parenting harms our kids

Manners, gender, saying ‘no’ and ‘naughty’ — woke parents have banned what most of us would regard as common sense, writes Louise Roberts. But what is so wrong with...

Why you shouldn’t mess with kids

premium_icon Why you shouldn’t mess with kids

New research has revealed that young children aged are inclined to go for payback when they feel slighted. But child experts say it’s a good thing.

One father's emotional journey to see his kids

premium_icon One father's emotional journey to see his kids

When a South Burnett dad met his now ex-wife in 2001 little did he know what lay ahead was a very long and emotional journey.

Deadly pandemic could wipe out 80 million

Deadly pandemic could wipe out 80 million

Up to 80 million people could be wiped out in as little as 36 hours if a global pandemic broke out, health experts have warned.

Wed 18 Sep 2019

Why I returned to work two weeks after giving birth

premium_icon Why I returned to work two weeks after giving birth

It takes two people to make a baby. So why don’t our workplaces see it that way? We need to stop expecting women to sacrifice their careers, writes Gemma Lloyd.

Tue 17 Sep 2019

Couple abandons kid in empty house

Couple abandons kid in empty house

A COUPLE changed the age of their adopted daughter, who has dwarfism, from eight to 22 before allegedly abandoning her in an apartment.

Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

premium_icon Kids play chicken with peak hour traffic

Police had to be called to stop three girls playing in school peak hour traffic.

Inquiry into ‘broken’ Family Court may finally happen

premium_icon Inquiry into ‘broken’ Family Court may finally happen

THE Federal Government will today announce an inquiry into the Family Court after lobbying by One Nation.

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

A pregnant woman has been blasted as "insensitive" and "unreasonable" for wanting to name her baby a name similar to her friend's baby.

Fundraisers set up for Survivor evictee

Fundraisers set up for Survivor evictee

Fans have rallied together to raise money for ‘King of the Jungle’ Luke Toki following his heartbreaking exit last night.

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Baby formula brawl follows $1.5bn bid

Shoppers have been filmed in a brutal brawl over baby formula on the same day a Chinese company launched a $1.5 billion takeover bid for an Aussie brand.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

Mum’s tragedy a warning for new parents

The devastated parents of a baby boy who died from a disease he contracted before he was born are now on a mission to spread awareness.

Sat 14 Sep 2019

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Girl’s cancer written off as constipation

Doctors wrote this 3-year-old’s stomach pains off as constipation, but when they finally discovered the real cause it was too late.

Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

premium_icon Danger in letting teens drink under supervision

Parents who give their teenagers alcohol in a bid to encourage them to drink in moderation and prevent them from future drink-related harm are misguided

Coping with challenges of motherhood

premium_icon Coping with challenges of motherhood

I FIRST became a mum almost four years ago. Currently pregnant with No. 2, I find myself reflecting on those early days — because they were not easy for me.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

Hanson demands changes to child support

premium_icon Hanson demands changes to child support

Pauline Hanson wants an overhaul to Australia’s ‘broken’ child support system, demanding that overtime and money from a second job be quarantined.

Thu 12 Sep 2019

Parents sue after having Asian baby

Parents sue after having Asian baby

A couple says a clinic fertilised the mum’s egg with the wrong man’s sperm. They only realised once baby developed Asian features.

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