Parenting

Wed 16 Jan 2019

The 66 ridiculous baby names NZ banned in 2018

The 66 ridiculous baby names NZ banned in 2018

A TOTAL of 66 baby names got the boot last year and some are so ridiculous it’s clear why they’ve been completely banned.

Warwick Capper’s tips to making more babies

premium_icon Warwick Capper’s tips to making more babies

SELF-proclaimed sex symbol Warwick Capper has accepted the blame for a drop in fertility, and now he is offering advice on how to fix it.

Tue 15 Jan 2019

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

Creative sex toy hack surprises internet

A MUM'S hack for helping her baby through a cold has mums around the world convinced their local sex shop could be just as handy as the pharmacy.

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

Breastfeeding challenges and what to do about them

BREASTFEEDING is greatly beneficial to your baby as it not only helps them get a complete meal, but provides a bonding opportunity between mother and baby.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Accused baby bleach mum’s TV segment

Accused baby bleach mum’s TV segment

A Perth mother accused of pouring bleach down her baby’s feeding tubes appeared in an interview with Kochie weeks before the alleged incident.

Moment mum realises her two adopted kids are siblings

Moment mum realises her two adopted kids are siblings

IN 2015, single mum Katie decided to become a foster carer. She never expected what happened next.

Dads encouraged to be front and centre in baby prep

premium_icon Dads encouraged to be front and centre in baby prep

Dads were encouraged to share the parenting journey by being involved in every step.

Sun 13 Jan 2019

Chinchilla birth unit aborted

Chinchilla birth unit aborted

A RURAL Queensland maternity unit will close this week - just two months after Health Minister Steven Miles announced it would reopen.

We need to talk about Bluey

premium_icon We need to talk about Bluey

THIS new children's animation is fast becoming an Australian icon.

Sat 12 Jan 2019

Mum discovers husband’s sick double life

Mum discovers husband’s sick double life

Olivia was horrified to learn that her husband had been hiding a sickening secret when police raided their home, forcing him to confess his horror crimes.

Chop for charity: eight-year-old donates hair

premium_icon Chop for charity: eight-year-old donates hair

After eight years of growing her hair, Miss Amarni Russell has chopped her locks for charity.

Fri 11 Jan 2019

Widow reflects on death that rocked a whole community

premium_icon Widow reflects on death that rocked a whole community

'He was a memorable person... even if you only met him once, he was hard to forget'

Corey made last year one to remember with NDIS help

premium_icon Corey made last year one to remember with NDIS help

FOR fifteen-year-old Corey Hebbard this week has been one of great success, not only celebrating his birthday, but also 12 months of personal development.

Thu 10 Jan 2019

Man who gave birth opens up about being pregnant

Man who gave birth opens up about being pregnant

Britain’s first pregnant man has opened up about his difficulties carrying a child as a man — and gives a surprise warning to others wanting to do the same.

Dad makes app that forces teens to reply to texts

Dad makes app that forces teens to reply to texts

A dad developed an app that enables parents to lock their children’s phone until they write back.

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Couples struggling to conceive given new hope

Couples struggling to conceive given new hope

GROUNDBREAKING new technology developed in Queensland is giving couples struggling with fertility new hope.

In 2019, I resolve to be ... more selfish

In 2019, I resolve to be ... more selfish

It's not a pretty word and I feel a bit uncomfortable saying it out loud, but my word for the year is selfish.

Pub cops abuse over ‘ridiculous’ rule

Pub cops abuse over ‘ridiculous’ rule

An Aussie pub says it has been forced to take the extraordinary step of banning a popular drink for children — and people are not happy.

Carrie’s honest post on new parenthood

Carrie’s honest post on new parenthood

Carrie Bickmore shared a photo of herself with partner Chris Walker and daughter Adelaide, with a hugely relatable caption about their baby’s first month.

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