Qld mum told 5yo to pack 'frozen juice pouch' in lunchbox

“Made for a veeeery interesting phone call from the teacher!”

Breastfeeding mums: why do critics feel so uncomfortable?

HAPPY TRIO: Hervey Bay mum Jessia Wemmerslager (centre) with daughter Arnika and son Niko Timmins.

Discriminating against a breastfeeding woman is illegal.

Mum gets to child care to find stranger picked up daughter

“I have no idea who it would have been"

Do parents need to start using tough love?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

Nobody wants a return to caning, but a little discipline won’t hurt

Boy verbally abused for using female, disabled toilets

Does Australia need "family" rest rooms?

'I've never used a nappy on my baby, I don't ever plan to'

"I use a combination of common sense, instinct, timing and listening to my baby."

Would you do it on your baby from the time they were born?

Keep the cast nets handy, there's plenty of bait

Things will only improve when the region gets some rain.

Storms, humidity stir up the barra and fishos are scoring

Lauren had a ripper time out on the water with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing and catching this trevally was a bonus.

Out the front, whiting, flathead and grunter have been reported.

Winter whiting return to shallow Coast waters

Adrian with a solid longtail tuna caught near Moon Point.

The bread-and-butter fish have returned to the shallows.

Fishing report: Autumn brings tuna migration to Bay

Adrian with a solid longtail tuna caught near Moon Point.

Burrum has been a great location to hide from the recent winds.

Building tides promise action for keen reef fishos

TUNA FOR TEA: Adrian Morley reeled in this longtail while out on the water with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing.

In the river, the usual suspects have been on offer.

Fishing report: tips while we all wait for that rain

Brother and sister fishing team Mila and Reef, above and below, landing their first barramundi each out at Lenthalls Dam.

The Mary, Susan and Burrum Rivers are packed with barramundi

From ski champ to star chef

When one thinks of Slovenia, maybe it's the country's rolling green hills, or Melania Trump, that first springs to mind

Get to know your lamb cuts

TEMPTING: Korean-style lamb mini roasts with green pear salad.

Discover great cuts of lamb for autumn meals

Writer to the manor born

Cookbook celebrates the best of Britain and fresh, healthy food

RECIPE: Quick mid-week fish meal

For a quick and easy meal with a touch of luxury you can't go past salmon.

Oily fish a quick go-to during the week

RECIPE: Mushies take centre stage

Breakfast-baked mushrooms with eggs, spinach, avocado and tomatoes.

How to make mushrooms shine at breakfast time

Matt Sinclair cooks up new restaurant on the Coast

Celebrity cook Matt Sinclair, with wife Jess, cooks up a feast on the backyard barbecue.

MasterChef Matt Sinclair set to open a restaurant on the coast

RECIPE: Rock on with these rolls

Try the classic combo of spinach and ricotta in rolls perfect for a weekend project with the kids.

Classic spinach and ricotta combo makes great rolls

Could this be the end of Kmart as we know it?

WESFARMERS has been urged to sell off Kmart while the store is at "peak valuation” to avoid the store suffering at the expense of a Target revamp.

Make big changes to home at a small price

Wallpaper, like this pattern available from wallpapershop.com.au, is back in vogue.

Check out what is back in vogue

Make the hidden language of flowers work for you

The people of the Victorian era communicated secret messages to friends and lovers in flowers.

Check out the best blooms to give to someone else

How to keep it clean in this dirty world

Keeping your home clean is always in style.

Try these tips for a spotless home

What the heck a bee hotel is, and why you want one

WELCOME to the hotel Bee-la-flora. That's what you should be singing each time you head into your backyard.

Johno's living the good life down on The Farm

The Farm general manager Johno Hunter is passionate about good food and truly believes they are re-writing the book on what can be done with food.

Keeping life sustainable down on the farm

Why the size of a man's (garden) hose matters

Does the size of your hose matter? Apparently so...

IT'S the age-old question... does size matter?

Five colourful plants to brighten even the dullest garden

The bromeliad adds life to any garden.

Flowers aren't the only way to inject colour into your garden.

Easy to grow winter treats a must for the cold gardening season

Get your garden in a purple patch with Violet Sicilian cauliflower.

The winter treats you need to get in your garden

We're a nation of dirty cars apparently

55% of us admit to washing our cars less than once a fortnight.

Looks like washing our cars isn't the fun past time it once was.

Seven indoor plants even you can't kill

Succulents are totally on trend and super easy to look after.

BROWN-thumbs, this is the best news you'll hear all year.

TRAVEL: Tokyo is a chaotic city of firsts

IT WAS my first time in Japan, first time seeing Japanese cherry blossoms, and my first time visiting a hedgehog cafe.

Brisbane has an avenue to rival the world's most glamorous

Enjoy the nightlife in James St at New Farm during James Street Up Late on March 30.

Move over Champs-Elysees and Orchard Rd, James St has evolved

Fancy a cuppa with skip at sunrise to start your day?

Welcome in the day with this little cutie and his mates, a cuppa in hand and the stunning sunrise. Photos: contributed

Travel blogger share their perfect Mackay day...

Lumix GH5: Is this the Lord of the compact video Rigs?

New Zealand provided plenty of great locations to test out Panasonic's Lumix GH5.

Panasonic launches flagship camera in Lord of the Rings territory

Azar takes group of women to 10 highest peaks in country

Alyssa Azar above the clouds on Mt Kilimanjaro.

Alyssa Azar continues to inspire women from around the world

11 things we learnt about P&O cruises from Travel Guides

Travel snobs Janetta and Kevin during the South Pacific cruise. Picture: Channel 9

The tricks you won't read in the brochure...

Only one woman nominated for the Gold Logie

JESSICA Marais is about to star in a new Logies controversy, as the only woman to be nominated for Gold.

Beer in boot makes lasting impression at CMC Rocks

Country music star Tyler Farr posted this picture of himself drinking a 'booty' at the CMC Festival.

American country star Tyler Farr debuts at CMC Rocks

Our Caitlyn a No.1 hit at CMC Music Awards

RISING STAR: Caitlyn Shadbolt at the CMC Music Awards on the Gold Coast.

Caitlyn Shadbolt enjoys one of the most exciting weeks of her career

Steve ventures into the wild unknown on epic mission

Steve Backshall pictured along the Baliem River in a scene from Extreme River Challenge.

Wildlife presenter Steve Backshall tackles wild river challenge.

TV Insider: MKR has lost its recipe for success

My Kitchen Rules judges Colin Fassnidge and Pete Evans with guest judge Curtis Stone, right.

MKR needs a shake (up) of more than just the sauce bottle.

Travis Collins, Keith Urban win big at CMC Music Awards

Country music singer Travis Collins.

LEE Kernaghan also inducted into CMC Hall of Fame.

Disney boss reveals big details about the future of Star Wars

Felicity Jones in a scene from the official trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

"Another decade and a half of Star Wars."

STYLE: Get more mileage out of your winter wardrobe

THERE'S still a place for that mini dress in your winter wardrobe.

Stay At Home Mum: Try these at-home skin treatments

You'll find all the ingredients for an inexpensive home facial in your kitchen.

A blackhead blitz behind closed doors will get things unclogged

Can CQ mum of twins win modelling comp?

CAST YOUR VOTES: Elizabeth Warner models a dress from White Lily Couture

Cast your vote and get behind our Elizabeth

Eight tips for waging war on pimply skin

BANISH BLEMISHES: Make a few changes to your diet and see the benefits in the mirror.

Eat your way to clear skin by making a few changes to your diet.

Myer's new policy lets you take fashion now, pay later

Myer will offer customers Afterpay at the online checkout in May.

Aussie department store offers customers revolutionary buying method

BEARDS OUT: Man Date Festival has a new home in 2017

Dan Graf, founder of the Man Date Festival.

It's a celebration of all things both masculine and fashionable

Black's out as winter wardrobes come to life

Model Lori McKenzie from Vivien Models. Camilla and Marc Lou Lou drape dress, $599; Gregory Ladner bone clutch, $79.95; and Senso Tyra heels in Wine Velvet, $199.

Rich palette reinvents florals for the cooler months

Vudu can make old DVDs HD copies on your phone

IF you have a large DVD collection because you lacked the foresight to expect the emergence of streaming services like Netflix, you are not alone.

Samsung's top of the range TV will cost $40k

Samsung says it has the brightest TV on the market.

That's about $2 for every nit of brightness

How to perfect your buying strategy

Find someone you trust enough to tell you the truth, and to whom you will listen.

Here's a sound way to ensure you never make another bad purchase

Push to scrap full refund for buyers of lemon cars

Bad and Cassandra Aldcroft with their kids Owen, 3, and Emma, 5, with their troublesome Hyundai. Picture: Annette Dew

Auto lobby group says some claims for faulty cars 'made up'

Smart, smooth and even cleans itself

The Braun Series 9 is promoted as the 'best shaver in the world'. It has a price tag to match.

The Braun Series 9 went through 1000 production stages

Oppo unveils phone offering five times lossless zoom

Technology inspired by the idea of a periscope on submarine

LG G6 will come with $200 in Google Play credits

LG takes cheeky swipe at Samsung at Mobile World Congress

New clues as to what really happens when we die

WE’RE told about the white light. But the truth is we haven’t really had any way to know what happens right before we die. Until now.

Minister replies: Only prescribed marijuana allowed

State Health Minister, Cameron Dick

Medicinal marijuana became legal in Queensland on March 1.

Cancer survivor pleas Government to let him grow marijuana

Reggie Rickett, 76, is hoping the State Government will approve for him to grow marijuana at his Maryborough home.

The 76-year-old spends most of his days bed-bound, aching in pain.

How this Toowoomba woman helped save 1200 lives

BIG DONATION: Sue Maurer is the first woman in Toowoomba to reach 400 blood donations, saving 1200 lives.

One in three people will need blood or blood products in their live

When the NDIS is rolling out at your place

Find out when the NDIS is coming to your place.

THE NDIS continues to roll out region by region across the country.

The 9-year-old who has faced 119 operations

 Lauren Channon has had 119 surgeries by the age of 9.

By any standards nine-year-old Lauren Channon is a walking miracle

How I beat cancer: Brave mum tells her story

HAPPY AT HOME: Alex McKay with her family Rhys and Indiana, 11 months.

Nearly a year after, the aggressive tumour has "shrunk to nothing"

Seven kids and she'd 'go again'

AFTER seven kids she had her fallopian tubes tied, but now this mum and her husband are considering having another baby.

World-class birthing 'rooms' unveiled at new Coast hospital

Women and children area - birthing suite on level four, Sunshine Coast University Hospital.

Is this the best maternity ward in Australia?

Online predator targets girl through music video app

Alicia with her eight-year-old daughter Charli.

Warning to parents: predator sent messages to young girl through app

Kate Middleton: Even I struggle with being a mother

The royal has offered a personal glimpse into her life.

Which language should your child learn to get ahead?

Choosing a second language for our kids shouldn't be done on feeling

'We accidentally starved our baby', says Project co-host

Radio host and The Project presenter Anthony "Lehmo" Lehmann and his partner Kelly Kearney.

The couple were scared to feed their son a bottle of formula.

New baby girl for Johnathan Thurston and family

Johnathan Thurston and wife Samantha have welcomed their third child.

“Our hearts are full and our family complete,” the post read.

Wives say don't blame us for lack of intimacy

A SEX worker’s blunt message for Australian women got plenty of bluntness in return.

Sex workers have blunt message for Aussie women

Sex worker Mrs Robinson, as she is seen on the app Rendevu

"I can’t tell you the number of times a client and I haven’t had sex"

Murder accused and victim were in 'messy break up'

Shandee Blackburn.

Letter, party talk about exes key to first day

Between the Sheets: Keeping it discreet

Keep it down in the bedroom, or face some hefty hotel rates where you can only offend strangers in the room next door.

There is more than one impediment to great sex