The Beginner’s Guide to Family Camping on a Budget
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If you’ve considered camping but thought it seemed a little complicated let us show you just how simple and affordable this fab family holiday can be! If you think of the iconic Aussie family holiday, camping always tops the list. If you’ve however never camped before it can actually seem pretty tricky. What do you need? Where do you go?...
Widow’s Heartbreak: ‘You are enough, right now, right as you are. Take the photos.’
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A widow has shared a heartfelt warning this week about the significance of capturing memories with your family. 'Take the photos' she says.  Michelle Steinke says she regrets not being in more photos with her late husband, admitting her body image issues held her back from getting behind the camera. In 2009, Steinke’s husband Mitchel was killed in a plane crash, leaving...
SA: 18 Month Old Dies of Suspected Meningococcal Disease + Know the Signs!
AN 18-month-old child suspected of contracting meningococcal disease has died in the Women’s and Children’s Hospital after being air lifted from Mannum. Via The Advertiser: The child had undergone meningococcal disease testing on Sunday though the results are not known. An SA Health spokeswoman released a statement on Sunday afternoon; “An 18-month old child from regional South Australia tragically passed away this...
Five Week Old Fighting for Life After Parents Decline Routine Vitamin K Injection
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A FIVE-WEEK-OLD baby is fighting for his life after a brain haemorrhage. His parents had declined a routine vitamin K shot given to all newborns.  The baby presented to Lismore base hospital last week with bleeding on the brain. He was later transferred to Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane. If the baby survives, he will likely be severely disabled. The...
Online Safety for Families: How to Keep Your Children Safe Online
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Technology has changed our lives in so many positive ways. However, the safety of our family is always a challenge when children are online.  Research by CoreData and Choosi shows over 77% of people claim modern conveniences (and their accessibility) make their lives easier and the internet was noted as the main influence on contemporary life that makes our existence easier. From monitoring our...
Parent Warning: Peppa Videos Online with Sinister Motives
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Warning: Peppa Videos Online have sparked a BBC investigation finding many YouTube clips of the piggy can turn dark with distressing and damaging storylines. Thousands of videos on YouTube look like versions of popular cartoons but contain disturbing and inappropriate content not suitable for children. The BBC research called ‘Is your child watching fake cartoons' revealed that there a hundreds of spoof versions...
25 Hilarious Photos of Unattended Children Being Naughty AF
You know the type of pictures we're talking about. The ones where it's hilarious because it wasn't your child, your couch, your car, your home...  Well, yep. Here's 25 of the most horrifying images we've seen online proving if your house is very, very quiet someone's likely up to no good. Never assume silence is golden. Silence is a nature's...
Discover Pottery Barn Kids and Win a $500 Shopping Spree
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Meet Pottery Barn Kids. Stocking the most beautiful, stylish baby & kids furniture, toys & linen. From their casual furnishings to whimsical textiles, impressive toys and want-them-all-accessories, this is truly a mecca for those that adore all things chic! If you haven’t yet experienced Pottery Barn Kids hop online and get a taste for what they offer! From the most amazing children’s bedroom...
Breaking News: DIY Pregnancy Tests Withdrawn From Sale in Australia
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Almost half the home DIY pregnancy tests available in Australia have been pulled from the market today after pregnant women received negative results using the kits. The Australian Therapeutic Good Administration (TGA) has conducted a sweeping review of the DIY testing kits to ensure they meet sensitivity claims. The result is drastic with many lines being pulled from retailer's shelves. Of...
Miracle Chocolate: It’s Botox in a Bar! (This Chocolate Gets Rid of Wrinkles!)
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If you didn't already have a chocolate addiction, researchers have created a treat that reduces wrinkles. Yes, that’s right. Reduces wrinkles. It's literally, miracle chocolate. Botox is so yesterday. What if you didn't have to get anything injected into your face to slow down the aging process? What if you could eat binge on chocolate instead?! Okay, so that may be taking it a bit too...