Younger Kids

Aboriginal girl who was racially abused at a Frozen event finally meets Queen Elsa

Daniella Miletic 11:33am A three-year-old Aboriginal girl who was racially vilified at a Disney 'Frozen' event attends a Melbourne high-tea to meet her favourite film character, Queen Elsa of Arendelle.

Is having a mum and a dad the very best thing for a child?

Senator Cory Bernardi is a vocal opponent of same-sex marriage, saying children do best when they are raised by both a mother and a father.

Simon Crouch and Deborah Dempsey Many have argued that children need not be brought into debates about marriage equality, but nonetheless it is worth examining how well Liberal senator Cory Bernardi's assertions hold up against the research.

Living with dyslexia: How schools can better support children with dyslexia

'Maria' retires after 42 years on Sesame Street, watch her five best moments

Kids who spend more time in nature become happier adults, Planet Ark reports

Swiveling helps kids with ADHD perform better at schoolwork, studies show

Entertaining Kids

Leukaemia sufferer Naomi Oakes uses Taylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' to reach out to the pop star

Clare Sibthorpe 12:08pm The Internet can be mighty successful in helping good causes catch the attention of celebrities, and mighty strong leukaemia sufferer Naomi Oakes is determined to prove this.

Family Life

Sydney's WILD LIFE Zoo unveils new ride Wild Flight

Clare Sibthorpe 3:44pm If you're stuck for ideas for family school holiday activities, WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo's new zip-swing ride Wild Flight has you covered.


Easy Nutella swirl muffins

Nicole Avery Perfect for when you have visitors who drop by at short notice. You can whip the mixture up in five minutes and they will be out of the oven in 15, ready to eat with the delicious melted swirl of Nutella.

Reader reviews

Leg of lamb with herb and pinenut stuffing

Leg of lamb with herb and pinenut stuffing.

Neil Perry Roast lamb racks are great and this one is so easy - once your butcher has boned it, all the tough work is done. The stuffing makes it super tasty and it's easy to carve with no bone.


Quick and easy chocolate cake slice

Brown butter beef stew

Mexican turkey tacos

Cornflake choc biscuits

Popcorn slice

Chicken and Egg Korma Curry