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Michelle Levy reunited with family after running away

Emma Partridge Michelle Levy came home on Monday evening, 48 hours after she ran away from home.


Christmas comes early for 4-year-old boy with days to live


Livia Gamble The town of West Jordan in Utah is celebrating Christmas early this year for a four-year-old boy who has been given days to live.

Spanish teacher blogs hilarious things her students say


Livia Gamble A San Francisco teacher says she often reads the most unfathomable things from her students. Their responses to her questions were so good that she decided to turn them into a blog.


Missing Bondi schoolgirl found

Found: Michelle Levy.

Emma Partridge Schoolgirl Michelle Levy has been found safe and well, two nights after running away from her North Bondi home.

New sighting of missing Bondi schoolgirl Michelle Levy, 11

Missing schoolgirl Michelle Levy.

Megan Levy and Rachel Browne Missing 11-year-old schoolgirl Michelle Levy was captured on CCTV footage walking in Bondi Junction on Saturday night, less than an hour after she left her North Bondi home following a family argument.

Frame your Instagram photos with Poster Candy

PosterCandy can also be used to create a montage of your child's artwork.

Amber Robinson Poster Candy imports your pictures from social media, then prints them on to high quality paper stock.

Rosie Batty shouldn't have to answer for her son's death

Luke Batty was killed by his father, Greg Anderson, in February.

Amber Robinson What kind of world do we live in when a woman whose son is brutally murdered in front of her is made to answer questions about her own behaviour leading up to the event?

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Newcastle teen missing for over a week, family pleas for information

Taylor Almond: Missing since October 12.

Livia Gamble Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing teen after she went missing on Sunday October 12.

Parents' appeal for answers after their daughter was dragged by car at high speed


Emma Partridge Samantha Giufre was found unconscious with severe injuries an hour after she left a Father's Day Celebration.


Watch: Princesses drop F-bombs for feminsim

F-bombs for feminism.

Livia Gamble A video showing a group of princess swearing like sailors to promote gender equality has gone viral.


How to build your own village as an expat

Building your own village takes time but it can be done.

Julia Cahill The expression ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ assumes of course that parents live within a community where they have a support network to rely on but what if you don't? Can you build your own?

10-year-old girl bullied after donating her hair to charity

Jetta before she donated her hair to Wigs for Kids.

Livia Gamble An Ohio girl donated her hair to charity because she "thought it was the right thing to do" but then things took a turn for the worst for the brave 10-year-old.

Hospital staff surprise a little girl with a unicorn ride

Lily Rafferay meeting her unicorn.

Livia Gamble Five-year-old, Lily Rafferay’s only wish after finishing chemotherapy was to ride a unicorn.


10 reminders of why parenting is rewarding

Taking time to remember the rewards of parenting.

Thuy Yau Sometimes it can feel like the rewards of parenting are few and far between. We all need a little reminder from time to time and here are ten to get your started.


How to take the stress out of family dinners

Dinner more chaos than calm in your house?

Lakshmi Singh If preparing and eating a family dinner together is more stressful than helpful it appears you're not alone. Here are the new initiatives and tips taking the stress out of family dinners.


20 smells from childhood

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Play-Doh and fabric band-aids are scents that probably remind most people of their childhood. Some of these things are still around, but others (like scratch 'n' sniff stickers) are harder to find. In a trip down memory lane, here are 20 scents sure to remind you of growing up.

On the run serial paedophile questioned in McCann case

Briton Roderick Robinson, from Aldershot who has been on the run for 23 years from sexual offences charges. He has been arrested in Pattaya, Thailand and will be deported back to the UK.

Rania Spooner and Nick Ralston A serial paedophile who will reportedly be questioned about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann was on the run from Australian authorities when the British toddler vanished from a Portuguese resort.

Kids photographed with their comfort objects

Do you remember the item that comforted you as a child? A favourite toy or blanket? Photographer Anna Ream has captured children with the objects that they treasure most for the soothing comfort they provide in their early years. You can see more of her work documenting family and children here. Source: Lenscratch

15 desserts from around the world

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Those partial to a sugar craving can take inspiration from these desserts from around the world, something is sure to hit the spot.

Why kids should help with chores

Don't rob your kids of the benefits of cleaning.

Jennifer Chung Even though doing things yourself around the house may be faster, giving kids chores can teach them valuable life lessons. Here are a few ways to get started.

Watch: 8-year-old boy's amazing 'Dirty Dancing' moves


Livia Gamble A video of a boy dancing the final scene of the movie Dirty Dancing has gone viral


How to make sure a pet is a keeper

Take your time when choosing a family pet and you'll have a friend for life.

Mari-Jane Williams Choosing the right pet for your family isn't a task to be undertaken lightly or on a whim. Here is what you need to know to make the right choice.

'The smell never bothered me anyway', six-year-old spoofs 'Let It Go'


Livia Gamble Emily Mandelbaum has come up with her own take of the hit song.


Kids shouldn't be your highest priority

Why parents shouldn't make their kids their whole world.

Dr. Gregory Ramey Why focusing your life around the needs and wants of your children is a serious mistake.

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Kate Winslet says celebrity mums shouldn't complain about parenting


Livia Gamble Winslet, 39, appears on the cover on the November issue of Marie Claire and shares her feelings on being a working mum.

Reporter finds missing boy


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


5-year-old cancer patient makes inspiring commercial


Livia Gamble 5-year-old Hannah Higgins has created a “cancer commercial” to inspire others to be brave just like her.


Watch: 11-year-old girl dancing to Nicki Minaj


Livia Gamble A video of an 11-year-old girl dancing to Nicki Minaj’s song 'Anaconda' has gone viral.


Firefighters save family of hamsters with tiny oxygen masks


Brian Koerber No life is too small to save for the firefighters of Lacey Fire Department.

Mixed bag of emotions, brothers react to their mum being pregnant with twins


Livia Gamble The news of twins was met with a mixed bag of emotions from their three sons.

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