Parenting

Tue 28 Jan 2020

19 dangerously salty snacks in your kid’s lunch box

premium_icon 19 dangerously salty snacks in your kid’s lunch box

Parents planning back-to-school lunches are being urged to avoid unhealthy treats that contain almost the entire day’s salt allowance recommended for a child.

Baby gets trapped in self-locking car

Baby gets trapped in self-locking car

A young mum has shared a harrowing tale of how her baby became trapped in her car after the lockout prevention system failed.

What makes us feel the financial burn in the new year

premium_icon What makes us feel the financial burn in the new year

It seems the back pocket pressure does not end on Christmas Day.

‘Stupid' $10m park leaves kids burnt, battered

premium_icon ‘Stupid' $10m park leaves kids burnt, battered

One child has been burned on a hot metal slide, another landed hard on concrete, and parents have branded this new $10 million park as dangerous and “stupid”.

Mon 27 Jan 2020

'Horrifying heart-wrenching' play-wrestle shooting kills boy

'Horrifying heart-wrenching' play-wrestle shooting kills boy

Four-year-old Tripp Shaw died after being accidentally shot in the head when a handgun tucked into his father’s pants fired as they play-wrestled.

‘Start the year right’: Police target school zones

premium_icon ‘Start the year right’: Police target school zones

Sunshine Coast police will be targeting their patrols around schools tomorrow to ensure kids and parents have a safe return to school after the Christmas break.

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