Celebrity Mums & Kids

Kate Winslet: I want my kids to have opinions

British actress Kate Winslet attends the world premiere of Titanic 3D in central London on March 27, 2012.    AFP PHOTO/ CARL COURT

"I try with my children to have them know it’s great being who they are and having an opinion and not being afraid to speak up."

Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin separate

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RACHEL CLUN Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have announced they are officially separating after 11 years of marriage.

The moment we stopped publishing photos of celebrities' kids

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KATIE CARLIN The video footage that changed our policy on paparazzi photos of celebs' kids and why more publications are banning these images.

Jolie good fun at Sydney's Luna Park

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Rachel Clun Angelina Jolie made the most of some more holiday time and sunshine in Sydney, taking her five-year-old twins Vivienne and Knox to Luna Park on Monday.

Sasha and Malia Obama: becoming young women in the White House

The Obama women at the presidential swearing-in ceremony, January 2013.

When they holidayed in Hawaii just before US President Barack Obama's first inauguration, Malia and Sasha were little girls doting on their dad - holding his hand on the beach, taking in a dolphin show and nuzzling up to him at the shave-ice shop.

Beyonce grants ill fan's final wish

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Taylon Davis is a 12-year-old girl with an inoperable brain tumor who had a far-fetched wish: she wanted to dance with Beyoncé.

Ben Affleck on his struggle to protect his children from the paparazzi

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KATIE CARLIN Ben Affleck has expressed his disgust in the way the Paparazzi target his three children, calling their actions ‘tasteless at best’ and a threat to their safety.

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Family outing

Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt snapped on Sydney Harbour

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New pictures of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt enjoying Sydney life with their six children have appeared online.

Angelina and kids move into Vaucluse mansion

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Jo Casamento With no sign of Brad Pitt in Sydney yet, his partner Angelina Jolie and their six children are believed to have taken up residence in a Vaucluse mansion for the remainder of production on her film Unbroken.

Beyonce sings duet with blind girl from Perth

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Livia Gamble A blind girl with hearing and muscle difficulties sings a duet with Beyonce in front of 15,000 fans.

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Suri's escape from Scientology

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Nick Allen Tom Cruise has confirmed that Katie Holmes left him partly because she wanted to protect their daughter from Scientology, and admitted he did not see Suri for 110 days after their divorce.

No split custody for celebrity mum Kate Winslet

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Kate Winslet doesn't believe in 50/50 custody with her ex-husbands. " None of this 50/50 time with the mums and dads - my children live with me; that is it. That is it!"

Angelina Jolie flies into Sydney with family to film Unbroken

Angelina Jolie and all her children arrived in Sydney on QF12 at 6am this morning at Sydney's international airport.
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Angelina Jolie has flown into Sydney with her family as she prepares to direct the new World War II drama Unbroken.

Bindi marks birthday with birth control debate

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Bindi Irwin has renewed her calls for a debate on population control, saying she is upset very young girls in Third World countries are having babies they can't afford to feed.

Paris Jackson hospitalised after suicide attempt

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Jon Swaine in New York Michael Jackson's 15-year-old daughter, Paris, was hospitalised on Wednesday after attempting to kill herself, according to her family.

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The former child star not crazy, naked or high

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AMBER ROBINSON Mara Wilson was the child star of the 90's who dropped out of the limelight in favour of less famous pursuits but what makes some child stars grow up into functioning adults while others spiral out of control?

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Obsessing over their offspring

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Has our society's obsession with the children of celebrities gone too far? Alana Schetzer admits she knows a whole lot more about these famous strangers' kids than she ever wanted to.

Cruise admits he 'did not expect' the divorce

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Staff writers Tom Cruise has spoken publicly for the first time about his divorce from Katie Holmes and admits it was unexpected.

Strong swimmer

Supermodel Klum saves son from drowning

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Supermodel Heidi Klum has reportedly plunged into the ocean to save her seven-year-old son from drowning during a vacation in Hawaii.

Jackman climbs Mount Fuji with son

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Agencies Actor Hugh Jackman climbed the highest mountain in Japan with his son to watch the sunrise while on a break from shooting The Wolverine.

Blanchett's Hobbit parenting lesson

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Agencies Cate Blanchett's role as Lady Galadriel in Peter Jackson's latest Middle-earth adventure taught her some useful parenting tips.

In defence of hovering

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Mother of two little girls, Jessica Rowe fesses up to being a helicopter parent. But she refuses to feel guilty about it.

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Passing on her Scary Spice moves

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Staff writers with Agencies The former Spice Girl is never too busy for a dance-off with her girls.

No Santa Claus for the Jolie-Pitts?

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NATALIE REILLY It seems the father of six isn't a fan of Father Christmas.

Sixth time around

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ANTONIA KIDMAN I am currently in the final trimester of my sixth pregnancy and while that should make it familiar territory, I have discovered that the more pregnancies I have the more anxious and uncertain I become.

Hugh Jackman lets go of past

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Hugh Jackman says having kids of his own has helped him better understand why his mum left him and his four siblings as a child.

Jennifer Garner on kids and sperm

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Staff writers Jennifer Garner on parenthood, forgetting her kids' names and Ben Affleck's 'wonder-sperm'.

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Klum says priority is to protect her kids

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Agencies Heidi Klum puts infidelity accusations to rest and reiterates she is focused on her kids.

No divorce payout for Holmes

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Agencies Katie Holmes gets Suri but no share in Cruise fortune as divorce is settled.

Opinion

'Stylish' kids: fashion or farce?

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Daisy Dumas Controversial UK website Twisted Twee has gone out of its way to coax public opinion as to the world's most stylish child. The resulting rollcall, a who's who of children in celebrity news, is as boring as it is tacky, writes Daisy Dumas.

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Suri stays with Katie

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Nick Allen in Los Angeles Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have reached a private settlement in their divorce case, avoiding a full blown court battle and detailed exposure of the actor's links to Scientology.

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Suri in the middle

Staff writers with agencies Katie Holmes is not taking any chances when it comes to ensuring custody of her six-year-old daughter Suri.

Can you pick this famous talented youngster?

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Staff writers You might have a little trouble recognising this talented youngster but let us give you a few hints. He is now famous for his perfectly chiselled physique, impeccable taste in clothing and he made our hearts swoon in The Notebook.

Beckham boys earn their keep

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AAP and staff writers Their parents are among the richest celebrity couples in the world, but the Beckham boys have to do their chores - or risk losing their pocket money, their dad has revealed.

Camerons leave daughter behind at pub: report

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British Prime Minister David Cameron left his eight-year-old daughter at a pub after a mix-up with his wife, Samantha, according to a newspaper report.

Daughter 'rejected' Katherine Heigl

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"Her rejection almost broke my heart," says actress of adopted daughter Naleigh.

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Madonna: Struggling single mother

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Madonna opens up about her struggles as a single mother of four.

Juggling act

Gwen Stefani's working mum 'nightmare'

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It's been 11 years since the last No Doubt album, Gwen Stefani explains why.

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Affleck wants to inspire his kids

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Ben Affleck wants to "serve as an example for his kids" through his philanthropic pursuits.

Crawford halts daughter's modelling career

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Supermodel Cindy Crawford is putting her 10-year-old daughter's burgeoning modelling career on hold, insisting she's "too young" for the catwalk.

Pitt injures knee saving daughter

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Brad Pitt is using a cane after injuring his leg while protecting his daughter from a fall.

Suri named most influential celeb child

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Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes's daughter Suri has been named the most influential celebrity child of 2011.

Interview

Michael Jackson's daughter unmasked: 'This is stupid'

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Swapping her childhood mask for a fedora and a pink streak in her hair, Michael Jackson's daughter Paris has given a rare interview describing her life as "regular".

Alba's daughter: Proud big sister

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Jessica Alba has praised her eldest daughter Honor for being such a help around the house.

Williams values support raising Matilda

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Michelle Williams has a "revolving door" of friends and family to help with her daughter, Matilda.

Celeb kids: Fit and dirty

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From soccer training and football to scooting, baseball and surfing, the kids of the rich and famous are more sporty than you might first imagine.

Jolie's late mother inspires her

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Jolie, who cares for six children with her partner Brad Pitt, looks to her mother's memory for inspiration on parenthood.

Jackson's kids get justice

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Michael Jackson's children were "relieved" to hear that Conrad Murray had been found guilty for their father's death.

Jolie-Pitt brood visit Vietnam

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Hollywood power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and their six children are on a visit to Vietnam, where adopted son Pax was born.

Michelle Williams: On motherhood, Heath and healing

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Michelle Williams says being a mother to Matilda, her daughter with late Australian actor Heath Ledger, has completely changed her for the better and allowed her to enjoy life again.

No nanny for Nahla demands Berry's ex

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Halle Berry's ex Gabriel Aubrey has gone to court again to renegotiate his parental rights.

Love still mourns failed bond with daughter

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Courtney Love is still reeling with guilt over the failed relationship with her estranged daughter Frances Bean Cobain, insisting she'd "give anything" to repair their bond.

Witherspoon fears for kids on internet

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Actress Reese Witherspoon is "terrified" about her children using the internet, fearing they will be exposed to online predators.

Power playdate for Jolie and Stefani

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Famous mums Angelina Jolie and Gwen Stefani met up in London with their young brood for a rather eventful playdate.

Suri makes her mark on the blogosphere

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KATIE CARLIN It’s no secret that everyone is fascinated with Suri Cruise, the genetically blessed offspring of Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise.

Spears kids destined for showbiz

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Britney Spears is convinced her two sons are destined for the stage.

Jolie-Pitt kids pushing for wedding

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And they may have their way. Pester power is undoing couple's resolve to defer marriage, says Brad Pitt.

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Pitt convinced Zahara would be dead

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Brad Pitt is convinced his eldest daughter with Angelina Jolie would certainly have died if she had not been adopted from Africa by the Hollywood couple.

Suri starts school

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Designer back-packs, heels, couture threads and a bodyguard. No it’s not a fashion parade. It’s Suri Cruise starting school.

Pitt praises Jolie on motherhood

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"One of the greatest, smartest things I ever did was give my kids Angie as their mom," says Brad Pitt.

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