Parenting

Tue 21 May 2019

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.

Mon 20 May 2019

REGAINING FAITH: 'Eliminating fear is the key to inclusion'

premium_icon REGAINING FAITH: 'Eliminating fear is the key to inclusion'

Religious education about all religions, cultures could lead to a more accepting community

Sat 18 May 2019

The only way to navigate divorce when kids are involved

premium_icon The only way to navigate divorce when kids are involved

Separation and divorce are often fraught with high emotions, particularly guilt, especially when kids are involved, writes Dr Judith Locke.

Thu 16 May 2019

New boutique baby shop opens doors to flock of customers

premium_icon New boutique baby shop opens doors to flock of customers

It all began with a casual conversation at Christmas, then the right venue came up and it all fell into place

Wed 15 May 2019

Grieving mum: 'I was on the floor just screaming'

Grieving mum: 'I was on the floor just screaming'

The distraught mother of a baby who tragically passed away while being carried in a sling has spoken for the first time in an emotional interview.

How serious are Shorten and ScoMo about domestic violence?

premium_icon How serious are Shorten and ScoMo about domestic violence?

Days out from the polls, we must consider if Scott Morrison and Bill Shorten are serious about eradicating domestic violence in Australia, writes SHERELE MOODY.

Mum gives birth to twins with different skin colours

Mum gives birth to twins with different skin colours

"I've had to get used to the constant looks and questions whenever we’re out in public."

‘Why does it take my son dying for me to be listened to?’

premium_icon ‘Why does it take my son dying for me to be listened to?’

A mother created a heartbreaking video imploring Australian politicians to do more to combat teen suicide. But she’s not the only one asking for help.

Pregnant Insta-star’s hilarious viral dance video

premium_icon Pregnant Insta-star’s hilarious viral dance video

A video of a heavily pregnant Gold Coast influencer dancing with her family has gone viral with more than 116,000 views in just an hour.

Tue 14 May 2019

Our votes set kids' futures, so choose wisely

premium_icon Our votes set kids' futures, so choose wisely

As you think about your voting decision this weekend, consider significant issues of climate change and early education.

Baby in a rush delivered roadside

Baby in a rush delivered roadside

AN off-duty police officer has helped frantic parents-to-be deliver their first baby on the side of a busy road in Melbourne’s northeast.

Mon 13 May 2019

Numbers add up for students as school sweeps CQ maths comp

premium_icon Numbers add up for students as school sweeps CQ maths comp

The annual event had 450 participants from nine schools over the four days

Fans lose it over star’s cake

Fans lose it over star’s cake

Hamish Blake went to extreme lengths to create the perfect cake for his five-year-old son — and his fans were seriously impressed.

Popular snack turned boy ‘yellow’

Popular snack turned boy ‘yellow’

A Sydney mother has spoken out after her son was hospitalised with shock symptoms after eating this common supermarket snack.

'Pregnant pause': Coast experiences a baby drought

premium_icon 'Pregnant pause': Coast experiences a baby drought

The Sunshine Coast is having a pregnant pause, with five suburbs in the bottom 10 least popular suburbs for babies in southeast Queensland.

Single dad still in pain two years after bike crash

premium_icon Single dad still in pain two years after bike crash

His foot 'had to be put back together like a jigsaw'

Search for mum uncovers startling twist

Search for mum uncovers startling twist

Abandoned as a newborn, all Abigail Prangs ever wanted was to know who her biological mum was — what she found out instead was heartbreaking.

Sun 12 May 2019

Baffling school rules hurting Aussie kids

Baffling school rules hurting Aussie kids

It’s one of the most important decisions a parent can make — but loopholes in our laws are giving many a bum steer and kids are suffering.

Detective shares 'behind the scenes' of baby Lattrell's death

premium_icon Detective shares 'behind the scenes' of baby Lattrell's...

He urges neighbours to report suspected neglect or abuse of children

Sat 11 May 2019

Neglected vegan baby’s sad future

Neglected vegan baby’s sad future

The heartbreaking long-term damage caused to a malnourished vegan baby by her parents has been laid bare by the woman who took him into her care.

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