Archive for posts tagged with 'Parents'

Green Heart Fair

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Brisbane’s biggest sustainability festival is back

Green Heart Fair is back with a day of green living ideas, live entertainment and fantastic food. With over 100…

Bullying

Parenting

Is this good advice for bullied kids, or just plain victim-blaming?

A top Melbourne private school has been criticised for publishing advice that bullied students need to “stop…

e'cco Bistro

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Where to spoil mum this Mother’s Day in Brisbane

Say thank you to your mum and celebrate her amazing achievements and hard work this Mother’s Day with some of…

LEGO

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See stunning LEGO creations at the Brisbane Brick Event

The Brisbane Brick Event, billed as the biggest event of its kind to be held in Brisbane, will showcase spectacular…

The craziest new baby names

Parenting

The craziest new baby names

These names were given to actual children and, according to the experts, might actually be on the rise. Giving your…

Nicole Trunfio breastfeeds on the cover of Elle Australia

Fashion & Beauty

Nicole Trunfio breastfeeds on the cover of Elle Australia

See the gorgeous candid breastfeeding photo that ended up on this cover of this Australian magazine. [caption…

Childcare

Parenting

Parents prioritise childcare over paid leave

Broken promises usually lead to outrage and disappointment, but Tony Abbott’s decision to dump the Paid Parental…

Police officer’s children make adorable video!

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Police officer’s children make adorable video!

Police officer’s children recreate his job using Lego! Queensland police officer's children got together and…

Parents hit hard by the budget

Brisbane Extra

Parents hit hard by the budget

The budget has families stuck in a kerfuffle, with the full range of setbacks slowly becoming clear. If you have childre…

World’s fastest two-year-old

Parenting

World’s fastest two-year-old

Could this little man be the worlds fastest two year old? In my other life, the one after being a mum, wife, writer…

Baby gender reveal gone wrong

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Baby gender reveal gone wrong

A big brother’s reaction to the announcement of another baby sister wasn’t what his parents…

Tiger Mum’s recipe for success

Parenting

Tiger Mum’s recipe for success

Recently I was asked to comment on the subject of the Tiger Mum’s new book. Her latest musings outline how to…

New survey reveals parents’ frustration with childcare

Parenting

New survey reveals parents’ frustration with childcare

Australian parents are struggling with the current childcare system, according to new survey results. A new national…

Queensland schools gain more independence

Parenting

Queensland schools gain more independence

The start of this school year marked the beginning of a new era for 54 of Queensland’s new Independent Public Schools.…

Superhero-themed ballet: Galaktikon

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Superhero-themed ballet: Galaktikon

Brutal Ballet proudly presents a superhero-themed ballet for all ages – Galaktikon, featuring local dancers who…

Free baby parenting program in Brisbane

Parenting

Free baby parenting program in Brisbane

I’ve often joked that the one thing they should teach at high school is how to be a good parent. I don't think it'…

People with no kids don’t know.

Brisbane's Voice

People with no kids don’t know.

Oh how you take for granted the little things before you have kids, like going to the toilet alone, or getting through…

A parent’s guide to Schoolies

Parenting

A parent’s guide to Schoolies

It’s that time of year again, where the surf and sand are filled with schoolies celebrating their departure from 12 year…