Stay-at-home dads still rare as financial pressures keep parents in workforce 0

Updated May 16, 2017 14:50:10 Despite policy measures to support stay-at-home dads, experts say they are still rare in Australian families. Key points: 4 per cent of fathers in two-parent

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Fairytale no more: When love turns to hatefully ever after 0

By Rachael Sharman and Leanne Francia, University of the Sunshine Coast Updated May 15, 2017 16:05:05 Photo: Little good comes when love turns to hate. (Freestocks.org, CC0) It’s often said

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Second chances at life and the family living on a bus 0

Posted May 15, 2017 09:00:38 Photo: The Devereauxs (from left) Bruce, Sophie, Tracey, Molly, Grace, Emily and Joshua are living their dream. (ABC Radio Canberra: Hannah Walmsley) Tracey and Bruce

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Spending Mother's Day without a mum 0

By Diana Hayward Posted May 14, 2017 08:30:09 Photo: Lach Searle, Tom and Lottie will spend their third Mother’s Day without their mum. (Supplied: The Daddy Letters) Map: Canberra 2600

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Celebrating Mother's Day on a military base 0

Posted May 14, 2017 06:00:47 Photo: Lauren Blignaut and Hayley Bowman will celebrate Mother’s Day together. (ABC Radio Darwin: Mark Rigby) Related Story: ‘Returned to sender’: Solving the mystery of

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History of Mother's Day: From campaigns for peace to family reunions 0

Posted May 13, 2017 07:00:30 Photo: Mother’s Day as we know it today is an occasion for flowers, cards and breakfasts in bed. (Flickr: ProFlowers) Map: Canberra 2600 On Sunday

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Family faces struggle to care for dad with brain injury as NDIS rolls out 0

Posted May 11, 2017 08:11:30 Photo: For the last eight years, Bill Wellington has been battling with an acquired brain injury. (ABC RN: Fiona Pepper) Bill Wellington was a regular

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New-mum senator makes parliamentary history 0

Posted May 09, 2017 22:03:15 Photo: Greens Senator Larissa Waters soothes baby Alia Joy after breastfeeding her in the Senate. (AAP: Mick Tsikas) Related Story: Women allowed to breastfeed in

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South Melbourne Market marks 150 years as 'happy place' for Melburnians 0

Updated May 05, 2017 07:40:12 Photo: The South Melbourne Market was bustling with people and horse and carts in 1889. (Supplied: South Melbourne Market) Related Story: A lifelong love affair

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How older Australians are going online to reconnect 0

Posted May 04, 2017 11:40:10 Photo: A group of childhood friends reconvene at a Perth pub after connecting through Facebook. (ABC News: James Carmody) Related Story: ‘I’d be dead without

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