Parenting

Thu 10 Jan 2019

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.

State-first iron study in Toowoomba

premium_icon State-first iron study in Toowoomba

TOOWOOMBA mothers to be some of the first in Queensland to have access to a treatment recently made available.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Mums and bubs paying the price for formula bulk buying

premium_icon Mums and bubs paying the price for formula bulk buying

BUNDY mums are saying "no more" after new pictures of a silver car full to the roof with tins of baby formula make their way around social media.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

Girl, 5, brutally beaten by bullies on school bus

Girl, 5, brutally beaten by bullies on school bus

HER mum assumed it was just kids being kids - she couldn't have been more wrong.

Mum's Christmas tree hack will save you hours of frustration

Mum's Christmas tree hack will save you hours of frustration

ONE mum has shared her genius hack for packing away her Christmas tree, and it is the solution to ALL of these problems.

'She suggested I lost my baby because of a silly superstition'

'She suggested I lost my baby because of a silly...

"SHE then said flippantly 'well you did have that thing with the pregnancy - I would say that was bad luck, if it was me I wouldn't chance it!'"

Sun 6 Jan 2019

Hilary Duff re-enacts Rachel McAdams' breast pumping photo

Hilary Duff re-enacts Rachel McAdams' breast pumping photo

HILARY Duff has posted a picture of herself pumping breast milk in a shower cap and duffle jacket, beneath Rachel McAdams' breast pump pic that went viral.

Top doc’s urgent pram warning: this heat can kill

premium_icon Top doc’s urgent pram warning: this heat can kill

ONE of Australia’s most senior children’s doctors says babies and toddlers are at risk of organ failure, long-term damage and death from prams.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

Her husband wants to name their baby daughter after his ex

Her husband wants to name their baby daughter after his ex

This poor wife is hurt and incredulous at what her husband wants to name their little girl.

Fri 4 Jan 2019

Baby girl suffers burns after shower accident

Baby girl suffers burns after shower accident

IT IS understood the girl's older sibling turned off the cold water, causing severe burns to the one-year-old girl's back.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

No iPad, no TV, two happy kids. Here’s how I did it

premium_icon No iPad, no TV, two happy kids. Here’s how I did it

LIKE most parents, I was sick of the constant conflict over screen time. So when one of our devices smashed, I saw an opportunity, writes Alexia Purcell.

Mon 31 Dec 2018

Playground outrage as daughter left 'bleeding and crying'

premium_icon Playground outrage as daughter left 'bleeding and crying'

A nine-year-old girl has been left scarred and bloody after an exposed piece of wire on a Buderim swing cut her.

Sun 30 Dec 2018

We've gone screen free with kids - results are remarkable

premium_icon We've gone screen free with kids - results are remarkable

WE'VE gone completely screen free. No TV, no iPads, no games. But are we doing the right thing? I ask well-known child psychologist, Andrew Greenfield.

Sat 29 Dec 2018

‘You’re not Superwoman, you don’t have to be’

‘You’re not Superwoman, you don’t have to be’

MUMMY blogger Katrina Springer has made a living sharing her tips and tricks for an organised home but there’s some advice she thinks other mums should hear.

Kid’s ‘inexcusable’ act on plane slammed

Kid’s ‘inexcusable’ act on plane slammed

A young child and their parent have been caught on film doing something truly “disrespectful and rude” on an aeroplane tray table.

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