It started as a home for single mothers and other single women, but the Brazilian town of Noiva do Cordeiro is now calling for male residents. But there's a catch.
SAFFRON HOWDEN A complaint about "unacceptable" language has prompted supermarket chain Aldi to pull Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes from its shelves.
Melanie Mahoney It starts out innocently enough, but soon Scarlett-Rose Davis is letting loose with an emphatic swearword.
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Kerri Sackville and Rashida Tayabali Many were quick to condemn Beyonce and Jay Z after appearing on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards with their two-year-old daughter, but others thought it was a sweet family moment. What do you think?
LETITIA ROWLANDS Celebrity mum-to-be Sonia Kruger has spoken candidly about using donor eggs and IVF to fall pregnant at age 48.
LINDA MORRIS Big Brother host announces she is expecting a child with partner Craig McPherson.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Children ask for something once every three minutes while shopping, but new research shows Australian mums and dads are better at saying no than parents in the USA.
ANDREW TAYLOR Art helped Hiromi Tango navigate through her postnatal emotional turmoil - and now she's helping others with their own mental health struggles.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Every Mother's Day, as friends express their appreciation and love for their own mothers, I'm acutely aware of the void that was left in my life when my own mum passed away.
Jen Ng Being stuck on the side of the road with a flat car battery can be a nightmare. We think the PowerAll can help you out.
Sam Gribben People thought we were crazy attempting a holiday in Seminyak, Bali, with three kids under five. As it turns out, they were all wrong.
JANE E FRASER In a recent survey, more than 77 per cent of people said children’s flight fares should be cheaper than adults’. And even though I'm a parent, I disagree.
LATIKA BOURKE He promised to pay working mothers their full wages for six months to look after new babies, but government sources are questioning if and when the scheme will go ahead.
Elizabeth Broderick One in two mothers and more than a quarter of the fathers and partners surveyed reported experiencing discrimination in the workplace at some point during pregnancy, parental leave or on return to work.
Jonathan Hastie Given the choice between maintaining their wage for six months to have a child, or having a reduced rate of pay for a time but a better deal on childcare when returning to work, there are no odds on what most working parents would choose.
Hearing that his mum was pregnant this young man voiced his opinion: "What were you thinking?"
Melanie Mahoney Watch some of the classic Australian ads of the 80s, 90s and 00s, and remember the catchphrases and jingles we all used to know so well ...
Letitia Rowlands Man + beer + highchair = ridiculous hilarity.
SAFFRON HOWDEN A three-year-old has died after being struck by a car reversing out of a driveway on the NSW mid-north coast.
Isaac Arnsdorf The first research into the effects of oil and gas development on babies born near wells has found potential health risks.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Most parents know their child's carseat is not always squeaky clean, but they might not realise just how dirty it really is.
Neil Lyndon Only one in 20 fathers now avoid being in the delivery room when their baby is being born. The rest, I guarantee, are desperately telling themselves to be brave and wondering where to look.
Ashleigh Gleeson Sick of seeing dads portrayed as bumbling, clueless fools on TV? So were the creators of this ad campaign, which aims to acknowledge the caring moments of fatherhood that often go overlooked.
Vivian Ho After a botched circumcision as a child, Mike Moore was left without a penis. Years later, and after meeting the right surgeon, he was able to become a dad - naturally.
The Kitchen Coquette Easy to make and even better to eat, your kids will love these nutella meringues.
Jill Dupleix Mexican restaurants now offer a guacamole service at your table, crushing the avocado in a traditional molcajete or mortar and mixing it with condiments just before you eat it. Here's a version for you to try at home. Set everything up at the table and get pounding for the freshest guac you've ever had.
NICOLE AVERY These super simple chocolate coated fairy wands are perfect for a princess or fairy party and by changing the colours of the sprinkle they would easily work for a Harry Potter or Halloween party too. With only a few steps, this recipe is a perfect one to get the kids cooking in the kitchen.
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