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WATCH: Baby's Joy When She Hears Her Sister's Voice For The First Time

1 min read

When Scarlet was born three months premature, her parents held grave concerns for her health.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Parents Let Landlord Rape Daughter Instead Of Paying Rent

2 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Family Torn Apart By Mother-Daughter Electrocution Tragedy

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A mother and daughter tragically lost their lives in a freak accident on their remote family farm 117 kilometres southwest of Cairns.

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I Re-Read My Year 8 Diary And, Yep, ‘Eighth Grade’ Is Pretty Spot On

4 min read

As I sat in the cinema watching 'Eighth Grade', I was catapulted back to my own early teenage life.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I Celebrate When My Kids Fail

6 min read

It's time they learn how it feels.

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Why Are We So Obsessed With Our Ancestry?

4 min read

Did you get a DNA test for Christmas? You're not alone.

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I Was 14 When My Mother Went Blind In An Instant

4 min read

A baffling condition threw my mother into darkness and changed my family forever.

World

World

US Bans Yemen Mother From Visiting Dying Baby Son

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A Yemeni mother has been prevented from visiting her terminally ill son who is in the US with his American father. 

Health

Health

Having Two Children Can Be Bad For Your Mental Health

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A second child may just increase demands on your time and cause more stress.

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.

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.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

I Ditched The 9 To 5 And It's Not As Glamorous As It Sounds

4 min read

There is a downside to the gig economy.

Comedy

Comedy

Mother-In-Law Charging Family $30 A Head For Christmas Lunch

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A mother has shocked her son and daughter-in-law when she asked them to pay £17 for Xmas lunch. The couple turned to the internet and the idea of a bill has people split.

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

'Tis The Season To Talk About Poo

5 min read

It’s a conversation that can save lives.

Brent Valle

Brent Valle

The Day I Found Out I Was Adopted

3 min read

It was the day of my fifth birthday.

Ella Heap

Ella Heap

How Adoption Shaped My Family For Two Generations

5 min read

“There are no unwanted children, just unfound families.”

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

An Amish Family's Story Opened My Eyes To How I Was Raising My Kids

6 min read

On a lazy Saturday morning, I lie in bed and scroll through Facebook.

Julie Pearce

Julie Pearce

My Husband's Brave Battle With An Incurable Disease

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At the start of last year, my husband Michael and I should have been looking forward to exciting new plans ahead.

News

News

Australia’s Family Law Courts Are Crippling Families

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Family law proceedings are crippling families financially and breaking them emotionally as overburdened systems struggle to cope with a rising backlog of cases, a new book has revealed.

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Views

The Scariest Thing About 'Halloween' Is It Reminded Me Of My Childhood

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As the iconic John Carpenter theme song played over the opening credits to the latest Halloween sequel, I found myself caught off-guard by a thought: ‘I wish I could talk to my dad about this’.

National

National

Stolen Puppy Can't Hide Its Excitement At Being Reunited With Family

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A week ago Pippy the dog went missing from outside a shop in Nedlands, Perth.

Features

Features

The Chilling Moment Nina Discovered Her Father Was A Murderer

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Questions uncover grim family history

News

News

Comatose Grandmother's Reaction Leaves Family 'Dumbfounded'

2 min read

For three weeks, Gai Vieira hasn't said a word.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

How To Spend This Spring Around Australia

7 min read

Looking for a bit of fun this Spring? Create some memories with a wrap up of the best events this Spring.

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Views

What It's Like To Visit A Loved One In Prison

5 min read

It’s a bright winter morning and I’m sitting with my dad, watching my sister tumble across the AstroTurf with her two-year-old son.

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Views

7 Phrases To Avoid When Kids Are Anxious Or Worried

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Talking with kids when they are anxious can be hard work for parents.

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Views

Brave Mum-To-Be Diagnosed With Two Types Of Cancer Within Two Years

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When Rosanna Silber felt a pea-shaped lump in her left breast, she immediately knew it was sinister.

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Views

My Mum Was Forced To Give Up Her Baby And Keep It A Secret -- Until Now

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My mother has a secret. It’s something she’s kept buried deep within, meticulously hidden, yet festering away, for more than 40 years.

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Views

What It's Like To Be The Adult Child Of An Alcoholic Parent

6 min read

I wake this morning once again to grey skies and gale force winds, and groan.

Good News

Good News

This Motorcycle Mum Inspires Her Daughters Through Sport

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"It is such a male-dominated world with everything really, so beating a boy on a motorbike, it's insane."

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Views

Why We Need To Talk About Reproductive Coercion

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Birth control sabotage. Forced pregnancy and abortion. Emotional manipulation. Reproductive coercion is a form of domestic violence, stripping women of their bodily autonomy.

Crime

Crime

Accused Sought Help At Hospital Hours Before Alleged Killings

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Teancum Vernon Petersen-Crofts is accused to murdering his mother, brother and sister.

World

World

Family's Unusual Farewell To Murdered Teen

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They wanted to replicate exactly how he lived his life.

Comedy

Comedy

Visits From The In-Laws Improve Quality Of Life

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Yes, you read that headline correctly

News

News

How Next-Door Neighbours Discovered They Were Sisters

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All it took was a name.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Chrissy Teigen's Speech Is Everything And More

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But you might want to have some tissues on hand.

Good News

Good News

Mum Leaps Into Action When Daughter Freezes On Stage

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A heartwarming moment went viral after a 10-year-old girl became frozen with stage fright at her school talent show.

World

World

Donald Trump Calls For Deporting Immigrants Without Court Cases

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He called the current U.S. immigration system a mockery.

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Views

Every New Tragic Story Derails My Ability To Heal From My Past

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Stephanie Scott. Eurydice Dixon. Tiahleigh Palmer... Every. Story. Reminds me.

World

World

Time Magazine's Powerful Statement About American Immigration

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Trump loves being on the cover of any magazine, but some people don't think he'll love this one all too much.

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.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Are Cindy Crawford And Kaia Gerber Actually The Same Person?

2 min read

These images seem to indicate the answer is yes.

Siobhan Kenna

Siobhan Kenna

I Almost Killed My Sister With A Bread Roll

4 min read

Anaphylaxis isn’t fussy eating, it’s life or death.