Parenting

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Mum finds cruel note in pram car park

Mum finds cruel note in pram car park

Spiteful scribble on a napkin greeted one Aussie mum when she returned to her car after a shopping trip with her family.

Household items poisoning NSW kids

Premium Content Household items poisoning NSW kids

Parents in NSW are being warned common household products pose a serious poisoning threat these summer holidays. Here are the top dangers at home.

Tue 5 Jan 2021

Mum’s sex confession to kids

Mum’s sex confession to kids

It’s something that parents usually hide from their children – but this woman has revealed the surprising reason she is upfront with them.

Mon 4 Jan 2021

Toddler a ‘screaming mess’ after play area mishap

Premium Content Toddler a ‘screaming mess’ after play area mishap

A fun family day at a Sunshine Coast beach turned into an excruciating night in hospital for a 14-month-old who suffered burns to her feet.

PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating our babies of 2020 - Pt I

Premium Content PHOTO GALLERY: Celebrating our babies of 2020 - Pt I

Take a look at the first part of our series celebrating all the beautiful bubs born in the Coffs/Clarence region in 2020

Fri 1 Jan 2021

Aussie baby names you no longer hear

Aussie baby names you no longer hear

There’s been an upswing in “unique” names in the past decade, but these are the Aussie baby names you’re less likely to hear now.

Kids should be banned from cake, lollies and ice cream

Premium Content Kids should be banned from cake, lollies and ice cream

A dietitian says new guidelines being introduced overseas recommending kids under two don’t eat cakes, lollies and added sugars should be introduced here.

Wed 30 Dec 2020

‘Drug-addicted drongo’ mum stole to feed meth use

Premium Content ‘Drug-addicted drongo’ mum stole to feed meth use

‘You were too busy with your own selfish reasons and drug addictions to even look after your own children’

Sat 26 Dec 2020

The foods pregnant women should be eating

Premium Content The foods pregnant women should be eating

New research has identified the foods pregnant and breastfeeding women should consume to prevent food allergies in their children.

Fri 25 Dec 2020

Mum’s shock at baby quarantine food

Mum’s shock at baby quarantine food

Stuck in hotel quarantine over Christmas, a mum has spoken out about the food served for her baby, saying she was told it was because the bub wasn’t paying.

Wed 23 Dec 2020

Mum shamed for ‘dangerous’ lunch box

Mum shamed for ‘dangerous’ lunch box

A mum has been shamed over a lunch box she packed for her small child which some parents labelled “extremely dangerous”.

‘I’m so proud’: Santa’s letter to Aussie kids

‘I’m so proud’: Santa’s letter to Aussie kids

It’s been a tough year so Santa has taken the unusual step of writing a letter to check that the Christmas spirit is alive.

Vulnerable mums chase unpaid parental leave

Premium Content Vulnerable mums chase unpaid parental leave

Vulnerable new parents are waiting months for paid parental leave to kick in, with one woman told she is “one of thousands” in limbo.

Son’s cringe-worthy homework mistake

Son’s cringe-worthy homework mistake

The mum was stunned to discover her son had made a shocking claim about her in his school work – prompting her to issue a hilarious rebuttal online.

Why the Apple Watch may trump smartphones for kids

Premium Content Why the Apple Watch may trump smartphones for kids

Apple’s latest update makes it possible to give kids a smartwatch without a smartphone, and experts say it could be attractive for some parents.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

Tennis star’s partner’s gross sex confession

Tennis star’s partner’s gross sex confession

The girlfriend of Australian Paralympian Dylan Alcott has revealed an embarrassing incident following the couple’s first time.

Warning over a simple household item that kills children

Premium Content Warning over a simple household item that kills children

The death of a four-year-old girl has led to a push for a blind cord safety device to be distributed more widely.

Mon 21 Dec 2020

Every parent’s worst nightmare

Every parent’s worst nightmare

Three children have died after swallowing these commonplace items since 2017. Now manufacturers are being forced to lift their game.

Celebrity babies who arrived in 2020

Premium Content Celebrity babies who arrived in 2020

From Jesinta and Buddy Franklin to Jasmine and Karl Stefanovic, here’s a look back at celebrity baby arrivals in 2020.

Father’s ‘terrifying’ conduct to terrorise former partner

Premium Content Father’s ‘terrifying’ conduct to terrorise former partner

Northern Beaches: ‘It can only be described as an act of psychological abuse on your part’

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