Parenting

Wed 24 Oct 2018

OPINION: Phones distracting parents from pool safety

premium_icon OPINION: Phones distracting parents from pool safety

In the 25 years I've been alive, 965 Australian children aged 0 to four have drowned in pools.

Man’s heartbreaking letter from a psych ward

Man’s heartbreaking letter from a psych ward

RYAN Heffernan has been sectioned. Again. But he’s painfully aware of the damage his disease has caused.

New law to make adoption easier for couples

premium_icon New law to make adoption easier for couples

Adopting NSW children will be easier under a reform that will require foster kids to be adopted within a certain number of years of entering child protection.

Tue 23 Oct 2018

'Something to fight for': Chance to get Miller on the move

premium_icon 'Something to fight for': Chance to get Miller on the move

A Sunshine Coast family is raising money so they can get an appropriate vehicle and allow their son to have his last few months filled with memories.

Help relieve student pressure in race to finish line

Help relieve student pressure in race to finish line

Find the right balance to keep Year 12s focused but not too stressed at exam time.

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Words no parent wants to hear

Words no parent wants to hear

“MUM, I don’t want to be alive anymore.” When Kelly’s son Jackson admitted this at just eight-years-old, she was hit with a wave of despair.

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