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Brad Pitt has praised his partner Angelina Jolie, describing her decision to have a double mastectomy to prevent the chances of developing breast cancer as "absolutely heroic".
Sarah Berry Angelina Jolie has revealed that she recently underwent a preventative double mastectomy.
Melanie Hearse Mother-in-law more of a cause for teeth gnashing than celebration? Maybe the solution is a little closer to home than you think ...
Family Travel more articles
Michelle Wranik Before the baby in a carriage comes a babymoon, writes Michelle Wranik.
Children are at a high risk of iron deficiency. Learn about iron deficiency, recommended daily amounts, and the best sources of iron for your family.
Leah McLennan offers advice for mothers flying with babies after learning her lessons the hard way.
Family Finances more articles
Justine Davies More money for education and disability care, but the scrapping of the baby bonus. Find out all about Wayne Swan's latest budget.
JULIA BAIRD One of the most explosive studies in genetics occurred when a Canadian behavioural scientist called Michael Meaney gathered two groups of rats together. The first were affectionate mother rats - those who were attentive to their newborns, licking and grooming them often. The second were undemonstrative mothers who displayed little interest in their offspring. He found those raised by the nurturers were less likely to get stressed when they were older. They were calmer, more curious and relaxed. The ignored pups were more likely to grow up anxious, frightened and neurotic.
Heath Aston, Jonathan Swan Labor has reignited the misogyny war, with senior government ministers leaping on comments by Tony Abbott that women of the ''calibre'' of a university education should be encouraged to have a family and a career.
Family Entertainment more articles
Jay Shin You can take some great shots of the toddler doing their favourite activity. If you make the photo-shoot a fun and exciting experience, it is likely the toddler won’t mind (and even enjoy) having his/her photo taken.
Jay Shin There is no better time to take that special photo than when you are pregnant and glowing with happiness. A photo can forever capture the bond that exists between mother and child from conception to childbirth. Here are some tips to help create that special maternity photo.
Jay Shin You can take photos of newborns at any time from 5 days old and onwards. Some of my most striking photos are taken with newborns only days old. Here are some great tips and tricks to capture that perfect shot.
Family Home more articles
KASEY EDWARDS The concept of ‘mummy business cards’ hit the media last week, they - and the mothers who use them - were universally mocked.
Victoria Kyriakopoulos They say charity begins at home. This Melbourne charity started out on a front porch.
Amy Gray Mother's Day can be a painful reminder if your mother is no longer around.
Recipes more recipes
With a little inspiration, imagination and forward planning, a day involving screaming hordes of children in summer can be fun.
Healthy and bite sized, these Mini Salad Nicoise are perfect for kids or impress at the next party.
Children love finger food. Team these with some dipping sauce such as tzatziki, hummus or even tomato sauce and you're on to a winner.
My Firsts more articles
Your baby’s first word is a big milestone – it’s a sign that she’s becoming independent and entering the next phase of her life. And of course, no matter what her first word is, it’s a very exciting time for celebration!
Marion Turner So your child is making the transition to Preschool. You finally rang around all the child care centres you registered with when your baby was still in the womb and got the offer of the three days you require – albeit not the 3 days you had hoped for!
Learning to walk is a huge step (no pun intended!) in your baby’s development. From those first experiences of standing while holding onto something for balance, through to the initial hesitant, skaky steps, your child is making giant leaps towards life as an independent little person.
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