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Find your local playgroup

Finding a place where your child can socialise, play and learn before starting school is not always an easy task. One option to seriously consider...

The place to be for teens

The teenage years can be a challenge. It’s a time of rapid change marked by a host of stresses, temptations and mental health issues. It’s also...

Winter illnesses and when to seek help

Apart from dreary cold weather, winter can also bring a succession of insipid illnesses that can leave the whole family sneezing, wheezing and coughing. But...

Creating the right sleeping environment for your baby

What does the optimal sleep environment for a baby look like? Coming into winter, one of the most common questions I get is ‘what should...

Refresher classes for grandparents

Becoming a grandparent is one of the greatest joys in life. Most people are overcome with excitement when they discover they’re about to become a...

Naming a child has never been more difficult

OPINION Forget about birth and feeding plans - the hardest thing to decide on when you’re having a baby is a name. In fact, picking a...

A (not so) hot new birthing trend

There’s nothing really glamorous about giving birth - unless, of course, you are among a new breed of supermums (or supermodels) strutting into the...

What mums really want for Mother’s Day

Mums just want to be shown love and appreciation on Mother's Day, whether it's through a card or homemade gift, new research shows. In fact,...

The art of toddler imitation

“Daddy, poo!” Don’t worry, this is not a column about toilet training or toddlers soiling themselves (although as a parent I find myself talking about...

Pregnant women should be warned about serious virus

All pregnant women and those trying to conceive should be warned about Cytomegalovirus and its potentially harmful and life-threatening impacts on an unborn child. Australia’s...

Miracle triplets beat incredible odds

Asha, Jade and Sophie Temby are three little miracles who defied extraordinary odds just by being born. The tough triplets turn 3 on March 30...

Andy and Sadie part of local history

When Emma Cooksey and Chloe Gaspardis went into labour last year they had no idea they were about to make history. They also didn’t know...

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Helping young parents establish careers

The Young Parents Education Program (YPEP) is enabling youth aged 13-22, the opportunity to finish Year 12 and establish a career path.