Parenting

Wed 13 Jan 2021

Mum’s gross find in Woolies baby food

Premium Content Mum’s gross find in Woolies baby food

A Queensland mum was left disgusted after opening a packet of Woolworths baby food and finding an alarming substance.

Tue 12 Jan 2021

Study reveals the ideal amount of screen time for students

Premium Content Study reveals the ideal amount of screen time for students

A study found the ideal number of hours students spent playing video games or trawling the internet that led to an improvement in their NAPLAN test results.

Fri 8 Jan 2021

Award-winning sub-$30,000 SUV that’s a fine family fit

Premium Content Award-winning sub-$30,000 SUV that’s a fine family fit

The name means something that suits your character and brings the perfect elements together … and the Skoda Kamiq delivers.

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 our kids

Premium Content Household items poisoning our kids

Parents 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.

Sun 3 Jan 2021

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

BABY PHOTOS: 190+ reasons to make you smile

Premium Content BABY PHOTOS: 190+ reasons to make you smile

GALLERY: See more than 190 photos of babies born in Central Queensland in 2020.

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’

Mon 28 Dec 2020

2020 REVIEW: Top 14 child sex offending cases in courts

Premium Content 2020 REVIEW: Top 14 child sex offending cases in courts

Busy year in Central Queensland courts for child sex offending cases

Sun 27 Dec 2020

2020 REVIEW: Top 7 juvenile cases in court

Premium Content 2020 REVIEW: Top 7 juvenile cases in court

From armed robberies to stealing cars, juvenile offenders have been busy this year.

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.

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