• Parenting as a Gen Xer

    Is this the trickiest parenting challenge you face as a Gen Xer? This mother believes so and here is why.

  • Young girls mimicking their mothers body image concerns

    You probably wouldn’t expect to see a seven year-old girl scrutinising her face for wrinkles and imperfections. But a new survey in the UK has found that an alarming number of young girls are displaying this sort of behaviour.

    Picking up bad habits early.
  • Parmesan and poppy seed shortbread

    These crumbly, cheesy little morsels are so moorish that you will all enjoy devouring them - with juice for the minis or a cheeky glass of vino for the biggies.

    Parmesan and poppy seed shortbread
  • Reporter finds missing boy

    A boy has been reunited with his family after a T.V journalist covering the story found him.

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  • Elsa from 'Frozen' poised to conquer Christmas

    Nearly every holiday shopping season has a must-have toy that parents scramble to get under the Christmas tree. This year, forecasters expect the hottest holiday toy to be one based on the silver screen.

    The toys you will be hunting for this coming Christmas.

Preschoolers

How to prepare the kids for daylight savings

Gabe McGrath 1:02pm Daylight saving starts this Sunday morning in most Australian states and territories. Many adults consider it a minor speedbump; but changing timetables for children can be a lot more tricky.

What my son taught me about love

What my son taught me about love.

Zsofia McMullin 12:28pm How freely do you express your feelings with the ones you love? One mother shares what her son has taught her about the power of saying "I love you".

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Colour by numbers - Kids cooking

Watch: Apparently Kid goes behind the scenes of Walking With Dinosaurs

Free swimming lessons to help save lives

Preschoolers debate the weather, poke our hearts

Younger Kids

Young girls mimicking their mothers body image concerns

Catherine Rodie 8:44am You probably wouldn’t expect to see a seven year-old girl scrutinising her face for wrinkles and imperfections. But a new survey in the UK has found that an alarming number of young girls are displaying this sort of behaviour.

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Elsa from 'Frozen' poised to conquer Christmas

The toys you will be hunting for this coming Christmas.

Sarah Halzack Nearly every holiday shopping season has a must-have toy that parents scramble to get under the Christmas tree. This year, forecasters expect the hottest holiday toy to be one based on the silver screen.

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7 things every parent should do each day

Becoming a tolerant Australia starts in the classroom

Four-year-old experiences first heartbreak

5 reminders that your children are growing up

Older Kids

How far should schools go to educate teens about STIs?

Catherine Rodie A British school offered 15 and 16-year-old girls the option to swab themselves for chlamydia in their sexual education class.

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Parenting a gay child

The best way to help a teen in the sexual minority get through adolescence is to promote healthy relationships with family and friends.

Dr. Gregory Ramey What is it like for kids who feel sexually different but are unable to share those feelings with family or friends? They grow up feeling scared, isolated, and lonely.

Mermaid school is making kids' dreams come true

E-homework is widening the gap for disadvantaged students

Will Australia become the world champion of inactivity?

Trimming "Tiger Mum's" claws

Family Life

Reporter finds missing boy

Livia Gamble A boy has been reunited with his family after a T.V journalist covering the story found him.

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Recipes

Greek yoghurt dessert

Nicole Avery This recipe really provides an excellent alternative to ice cream as dessert for the family. It takes only minutes to make and it tastes delicious!

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