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FINANCE: How much is your child’s social life costing you?

Having a child can be expensive! But aside from the basic care, do you know what a toll your child's social life is having on your wallet?

News

LOCAL NEWS: Sunshine Coast Council invites local youth to speak up

Applications are now open for young people aged 15 to 24 to get involved in Sunshine Coast Council’s Speak Up Engage program.

Teens

TEENS: Insight into the misunderstood

As much as we remember what life was like when we were teenagers, a lot has changed since then. A group of teenagers tell us exactly how it is for teens today and how we, as parents, can stay...

Life Stories

LOCAL LIFE: We meet... Plastic Boy!

Twelve-year-old Arlian Ecker from Byron Bay, known as Plastic Free Boy, is on a mission to unite and educate kids about the problems and solutions of plastic pollution. We chat to him to find out...

News


NEWS: National songwriting competition launches on the Gold Coast

Do you have a budding musician at home? This national songwriting competition could be their first step to stardom.

Teens

TEENS: Helping our kids through Year 12

Year 12 can be pretty hectic for all involved! The constant assignments, stressful exams, post-school future looming and the pull of increasing independence can take its toll on students and parents...

Parenting Files

PARENTING: When will my kid be old enough to do that?

When can your child walk to school on their own? Or stay home alone? We have the answers…

Parenting Files

10 Ways to Build Self-Confidence in Your Teenage Daughter

Current pressures of the media make growing up even harder for young girls. To mark International Women's Day, we look at how you can help build your daughters’ self-confidence.

Family Health

Mental health and discrimination among top concerns for teens

Australia’s youth services need to be more targeted

Family Health

Kids as young as 8 years old, now reaching puberty

10% of girls show some signs of puberty before they are 8 years old

Parenting Files

What can you do if your child is being cyberbullied?

Cyberbullying is a very real worry for parents. But what can you do if you think your child is falling victim to online bullies?

Life Stories

From ‘World’s Ugliest Woman’ to Anti-Bullying Hero – Lizzie Velasquez

“Do everyone a favour and kill yourself!” How one inspirational young woman went from cyberbully victim to one of the most influential anti-bullying campaigners in the world.