The One Finger Selfie Challenge: Yet Another Reason to be Happy AF You’re Over 30!
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Seriously, if there's ever been a week that made being old seem appealing it's this one! Now there's the One Finger Selfie Challenge! First we had the 'Wearing Your Gaff Tape to the Night Club' trend which was more than enough confirmation that being home on the couch was actually awesome. But no. Just in case you haven't already reached the glorious realisation that...
Bogan Names May be “Creative”, But They Won’t Get Your Child a Job
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Your child’s name may say more about her than you thought. One author claims that bogan names could actually hurt your kid down the road. That’s right. Picking a so-called “trashy” name may make your child’s life more difficult. At least, when it comes to getting a job. So, you want the best for your child. Doesn’t every mum? It all...
Anti-Vacc Family Exposes Whole Plane Flying into Australia to Measles
The child of parents who actively chose not to vaccinate has exposed a plane load of international travellers to the measles virus.
The child of parents who actively chose not to vaccinate has exposed a plane load of international travellers to the measles virus.  The three-year-old, from Victoria, is now recovering in a Melbourne hospital after becoming sick while in Indonesia. The family were not aware the child had contracted measles when they boarded the plane. Passengers who travelled on a Garuda Indonesia flight...
Could these ALDI Gin and Tonic Ice Blocks be Their Best Product Ever?
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It's no secret that at Mum Central we are big, big ALDI lovers. From their awesome nappies to the rush of snow week, we are epic ALDI fans. But #stopthepress we think they've just launched their best product ever! And, if it's even possible, we might just love them a little bit more... Why? Well it's all because of the news about...
Hot New Trend: Going to the Club in Underwear Made of Gaff Tape (Yes, This is a Real Thing)
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If you're wondering what to wear for your next girls night out, forget heading to Westfield, go straight to the garage... Gaff is the hot new item according to Instagram. Yes. Women all over the world are taping their lady-parts decent and heading to da Club in nothing more than some duct. Think I'm kidding? I'm not. Here's the facts - ...
Breaking: Jetstar to Charge $30 Fee for Babies to Fly (And Here’s Why!)
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In a move that has sparked debate, Jetstar has introduced a fee for babies travelling on their parent's lap.  The new fees, a $30 surcharge for domestic and $50 for international journeys, were introduced yesterday. They apply to all children aged under two being carried by an adult. The surcharges are per flight and will apply to future bookings only, with...
Unemployed Western Sydney Man Wins $50m with Major Powerball Jackpot
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A Sydney man has won the major Powerball jackpot. And, here’s why it was so very life-changing. Imagine you’re unemployed and wondering what to do next. Just when you’re discussing the next step with your spouse, you get a call. And, what does the person on the other end of the line tell you? Um, that you’ve won the lottery. Oh,...
Fidget Spinners: Yes or No to the Hottest Trend Around?
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Fidget spinners? Yes, you’ve heard of them. Probably a zillion times. They’re everywhere! So, what do you need to know about these little spinning toys? We’ve got the low-down on what they are, why your child is begging for them and what they can do for her. Oh yeah, and if she does really need one...  Your kiddo just ran in...
Urgent Scam Alert: Police Warn Against “Can You Hear Me” Phone Call
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If you receive a phone call and you hear someone ask, 'Can you hear me?' police advise you do not speak and hang up immediately.  The warning follows a scam process which has come from the UK and USA which sees the call receiver repeatedly reply, 'yes' to the question and have their voice recorded. Whilst the words may seem harmless -...
Hilarious: Teacher Video Gives Spelling Test a Whole New Twist (Ellen loves him!)
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One teacher’s April Fool’s Day joke turned into a hilariously viral video. When teacher Joe Dombrowski gave his students at Royal Oak Elementary School in Michigan a surprise spelling test the kiddos were none too happy. Not only were the students unhappy to have a test (what kid actually likes these little pop quizzes?), but they were also not so thrilled...