IKEA introduces safety campaign after two toddlers die under falling furniture

Megan Levy IKEA has launched a safety awareness campaign in Australia following the deaths of two toddlers in the US who were crushed by falling chests that had not been properly secured to the wall.

Younger Kids

When your five-year-old asks about the F-word

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Older Kids

Dinner time games to teach you more about your kids

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Entertaining Kids

Disney princes in real life

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Lunch box quesadillas

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Reader reviews

Low-sugar caramel slice

Low-sugar caramel slice.

Arabella Forge In its most refined form, white sugar contains no nutrients and works purely as a source of empty calories. Seeking a healthy alternative to sugar is challenging. The term, "sugar-free" is largely a misnomer, as sugar or sucrose, a simple carbohydrate made from two molecules - glucose and fructose - is found in most plant-based foods, including fruits, vegetables, grains and dairy foods. For this slice I've used a combination of stevia, mesquite powder and maple syrup for a treat with at least some nutritional benefits.


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