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Homes

Homes

Big W's New Kids Homewares Range Is So Cute You'll Want It For Yourself

2 min read

The ever affordable Big W has released a brand new homewares range just for kids -- but grown-ups might want to keep it for themselves.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Here's How I Explain Men Like George Pell To My Kids

5 min read

Cardinal George Pell has just been sentenced to six years in prison for the sexual abuse of two 13-year-old choirboys after a Sunday mass in 1996.

Life

Life

Disney World Is Opening A Mermaid School

1 min read

Fans of Disney's 'The Little Mermaid' can get a step closer to living under the sea.

Stacey June

Stacey June

FFS Why Are There So Many Acronyms When It Comes To Getting Pregnant?

4 min read

"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.

Life

Life

Mother's Insta Post Sparks Child Co-Sleeping Debate

3 min read

A mum-of-three has shared a snap of her co-sleeping with all her children on Instagram and it ignited a huge debate among parents.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

Anti-Vaxxers Threaten My Son’s Health But Have Him To Thank For Theirs

7 min read

The internet erupted into a furore last week when Shanelle Cartwright, wife of footy player Bryce Cartwright, went public with her decision not to vaccinate either of her kids.

James Norman

James Norman

Why Banning Phones In Restaurants Is A Great Idea

3 min read

A few weekends ago I was sitting with my partner at one of our favourite St Kilda cafes. We couldn't help but notice the scene at the table next to us.

Life

Life

Mum's Brilliant Cleaning 'Challenge' Goes Viral

1 min read

A mum has shared a crafty way to call out her kids' -- and her husband's -- sloppy cleaning game.

Style

Style

A Woman Accidentally Wore A Kid's Car Seat Cover As A Skirt

2 min read

Mum-to-be Lori Farrell recently made an adorable fashion faux pas when she wore a stripy kid's car seat cover as a skirt.

Health

Health

Kids Who've Had Gastro Are More Likely To Suffer Coeliac Disease, 15 Year Study Finds

2 min read

A new study has found a link between childhood cases of gastro and coeliac disease.

Richard Holden

Richard Holden

Why We Should (Carefully) Consider Paying Kids To Learn

5 min read

Over the past 15 years, we’ve seen a decline in the performance of Australian school students on international tests.

National

National

Boy's Death In Hot Car Leaves Family 'Shocked' And 'Devastated'

1 min read

"My Baby" were the heartbreaking words posted by a mother who had just lost her baby boy.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

What I Want To Teach My Boy About Toxic Masculinity

6 min read

One of my dearest friends wrote me an email the other day.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

As Festival Deaths Climb, How Do I Talk To My Teenagers About Drugs?

6 min read

I have no idea how to be a parent.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I Love My Kids But Thank God The School Holidays Are Over

5 min read

On the last day of school holidays, morning sun smashes through my window.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

I Didn’t Think My 10-Year-Old Needed A Phone But I Was Wrong

3 min read

One day early last year, my daughter came home from school and said, “Lots of the other grade sixes already have their own phones.”

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

The UK Is Blocking Online Porn To Under 18s. Could It Happen Here?

3 min read

From April 2019, all internet access to pornography in the UK will be blocked unless users can confirm they are over the age of 18.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I Celebrate When My Kids Fail

6 min read

It's time they learn how it feels.

Sport

Sport

Watch This Basketball Star Show No Mercy To His Son On The Court

1 min read

DeMarcus Cousins is already teaching his son life isn't fair.

Good News

Good News

Young Hero Heard Puppy's Cries And Leapt Into Action

1 min read

Koda's family has a lot to be thankful for this Christmas.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

The Importance Of Sex, Drugs And Rock 'N' Roll For Children

4 min read

One of my daughter’s friends was recently banned from listening to Morgan Evan’s 'Day Drunk.'

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

8 Reasons Why Having Kids Ruined My Life

7 min read

2018 comes to a close and with it, a chance to reflect on another year of blah, blah, blah.

TV

TV

'Sesame Street' Has Introduced A Homeless Muppet

1 min read

'Sesame Street' has never shied away from teaching kids about social issues in its nearly 50 year history on TV.

Michael Grose

Michael Grose

Was The Ohio Girl's Dad Right To Punish Her On Social Media?

4 min read

Childhood bullying is an insidious behaviour that thrives on secrecy and adult acquiescence.

Sophie Heizer

Sophie Heizer

We Asked Five Experts: Should I Lie To My Children About Santa?

1 min read

Is there any real harm?

Helen Szoke

Helen Szoke

Developing Countries Are Putting Australia To Shame On Refugees

5 min read

Today, the signatures of about 170,000 concerned Australians from across the country will be handed over at Parliament House, calling for the Government to get all refugee children off Nauru.

National

National

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Sexual Assault?

4 min read

Should we be teaching kids about sexual assault, or are we forcing them into a cycle of fear?

Life

Life

These Are Set To Be The Most (And Least) Popular Baby Names In 2028

2 min read

The names you'll be hearing in the playground in ten years' time.

Style

Style

Céline Dion's New Kids Clothing Range Is Gender Neutral

2 min read

Don't expect to see any pink or blue here.

Movies

Movies

Benedict Cumberbatch Loved Being Mean In 'The Grinch'

1 min read

Perpetual nice-guy Benedict Cumberbatch said he got a real kick out of playing iconic meanie, The Grinch.

News

News

How To Watch A Scary Movie With Your Child

5 min read

On Halloween, the cinemas and TV channels are filled with horror movies. But what should you do if you have a young child who wants to watch too?

Life

Life

Why Kids Are More Likely To “See” Ghosts

2 min read

It’s a common theme in Hollywood films that kids have an inexplicably spooky connection with the paranormal.

National

National

Toys R Us Makes Comeback As Bankruptcy Auction Cancelled

1 min read

There may be a second act for Toys R Us, which shut down hundreds of stores over the winter.

Life

Life

A Love Letter To The Women's Weekly Children's Birthday Cake Book

4 min read

Making happy memories for over 40 years -- and with many more to come.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

The Busy Parents’ Guide To Book Week

6 min read

This is a community service announcement for parents of children in primary school: Children’s Book Week is just a few days away.

Style

Style

A 10-Year-Old's Creative Take On Fake Nails Has People Shook

1 min read

The 'Play-Doh Princess' is loving her new-found fame.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Busted! Kim Catches North Red-Handed In Her Makeup Bag

1 min read

How could you be mad at that face?

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Swedish Royal Siblings Steal Spotlight In Sweet Family Snap

2 min read

Move over George, Charlotte and Louis.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Please Enjoy This 6-year-old's Handmade Card To Harry and Meghan

1 min read

His response to seeing it on the royal Instagram account will make your day.

Views

Views

The Cyber-bullying Talk Parents Must Have With Their Kids

3 min read

The world has changed fast, and parents have to be ready.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Some School Kids Have Held Their Own Royal Wedding And We Can’t Breathe

2 min read

Complete with a mini Harry, Meghan and bishop.

Inspiration

Inspiration

The Amazing Michael Crossland Gave Me The Reality Check I Urgently Needed

7 min read

And nothing will ever be the same again.