As the first weekend in September rolls around again, we are here to help with some great gift ideas for dad.
Catherine Rodie Have you heard of “snowplough parenting”? It is the latest in a long line of parenting labels adopted by experts to describe different child-rearing behaviour.
Livia Gamble Her face is covered in chocolate, on her chin and around her mouth, but despite the evidence, Emma Meaux claims she absolutely did not eat one of the missing donuts.
Andrea Romano There comes a point where store bought gifts just don't do justice to how much you love your dad. So pay him back with something straight from the heart for Father's Day.
Danielle Colley Enjoy the colder weather with these three hearty lamb shank recipes before the nights warm up.
These days it's all Facebook and texting but the art of writing a letter is not dead yet. Here's 11 of our favourite love notes penned by a bunch of hopelessly romantic kids.
Livia Gamble Strangers have come to the aid of 5-year-old Ruby Myles and her wish to take her terminally ill dad to Disney Land "before the angels took him away."
Carolyn Boyd When you consider the hours saved scrubbing the oven, not to mention the fact there's no need to use nasty cleaning sprays ever again, the extra dollars could just be worth it.
Michael Gleeson Lachlan and Tarquin had difficulty connecting with other kids in their area but that soon changed after they both received a pair of donated footy boots.
Andie Fox Including what it's like to have an ex you can't move on from.
Livia Gamble A three-year-old Russian girl has survived 11 days and nights in Siberian taiga, an area known to be full of dangerous predators, including bears and wolves.
Livia Gamble Although Katie Driscoll's daughter has Down syndrome, she still goes back to school like everyone else. But none of the back to school ads included children like four-year-old Grace.
Patricia Tan One mother's raw and honest account of living with clinical depression and how it impacts the people you love most.
Rosemary Purcell and James Ogloff The term “domestic violence” typically conjures images of physical assaults perpetrated by men against women and children in the home. But beneath the tip of the iceberg of severe violence lie a myriad of other damaging behaviours, including psychological and financial abuse, and emotional manipulation.
Livia Gamble A nine-year-old boy has survived an alligator attack by “hitting it a couple of times”.
Andrea Romano t's time to wake up and smell your house. In a good way.
Deborah Gough Your 15 year old is set for a shock: by law they are required to have parental supervision until their next birthday.
Danielle Colley Do you never have enough hours in the day? This delicious meal can be on the table in 15 minutes flat so if that doesn't help we don't know what will.
Jo Hartley What’s it like as a single parent stepping back out onto the dating scene? Does it change things immensely, or is it just a case of simply taking up where you left off?
Henrietta Cook, state political reporter Parents of children who have been removed from abusive homes will have 12 months to turn their life around or their children will be placed in permanent care, under new Napthine government rules.
Mother of three, Jill Ehat has set a new standard creating some elaborate hairstyles for her twin girls.
Livia Gamble One mum has set the bar high with an Instagram account that documents the elaborate hairstyles she creates for her twin girls.
Livia Gamble Never too busy for her fans, Taylor Swift has taken time out of her busy schedule to serenade six-year-old Jordan Lee Nickerson.
Livia Gamble Newlyweds discover they were photographed together as children 11 years before they met.
Sharon Jayson The cold shoulder is the most common way people deal with marital conflict but it could spell ruin for the future.
Staff reporters More than 1000 people attended a memorial service for three Perth children and their grandfather killed on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
Rachel Clun Different workloads, changes in libido and having children can all impact on the amount of sex you get during any given month but how much sex is normal and how do you find time to prioritise intimacy?
Clint Edwards He thought a messy house was a sign of a lazy stay-at-home mum. Then he realised these two things.
Livia Gamble The simple message a new social media campaign, #freetowearpink, is sharing.
Christopher Scanlon Since the birth of his second daughter six weeks ago, Christopher Scanlon has had a steady stream of pity come his way.