Boy died after eating burger while celebrating his birthday

Boy died after eating burger while celebrating his birthday

The 18-year-old died in his girlfriend's arms after having a severe anaphylactic reaction .Owen's father broke down in tears as the coroner ruled the teen had been 'misled' by staff at the restaurant.

Footsteps on the bridge that brought us home

Footsteps on the bridge that brought us home

After his mother was paralyzed by spinal cancer, his father built an 85-foot bridge at their home.Jared CrawfordIt’s a wooden bridge, nearly 40 years old and spanning the 85 feet that linked my boyhood home to the rest of the world.

New Serena Williams commercial reminds us that all moms are champions

New Serena Williams commercial reminds us that all moms are champions

The one-minute clip by U.S. Open sponsor Chase shows Williams' path to becoming a mother to daughter Alexis Olympia , 2, as a voice-over plays from her interview after she won her first U.S. Open title as a 17-year-old in 1999.

Today you may have lost it, but you're not failing

Today you may have lost it, but you're not failing

Amber says there are 'going to be days it's all too much'.So when the tears won't stop, when every ounce of patience is lost and you feel as though you can't do this, know that you are not alone.

How to Turn Children of Any Age into Readers

How to Turn Children of Any Age into Readers

The researchers, Aviva Segal and Sandra Martin‐Chang, found that parents who read and have what the study authors refer to as “higher reading related knowledge (including the ability to spot difficulties a child is having),” are likely to have children with higher reading scores.

I am a rainbow baby; here's what I learned about miscarriage

I am a rainbow baby; here's what I learned about miscarriage

Even though my mother’s miscarriage came up many times during my childhood, I don’t think my mom ever let herself feel this kind of pain in front of us, for the sake of her children.

Woman outraged by mother-in-law’s 'cheeky' birthday demands

Woman outraged by mother-in-law’s 'cheeky' birthday demands

However, one mum has revealed how her mother-in-law still sends a birthday and Christmas "wish list" featuring gifts as much as $180.Her wish list is rather...She wrote: "My mother-in-law sends a wishlist for her birthday and Christmas every year.

Mother's fury at 'creepy' in-laws kissing her one year old baby

Mother's fury at 'creepy' in-laws kissing her one year old baby

A mother of a one-year-old has vented her frustration on reddit as she’s struggling to get her in laws to stop kissing her baby.“How do I get my SOs family to stop kissing my 1yr old?

'Like cat food': Breastfeeding mum served horror meal in hospital

'Like cat food': Breastfeeding mum served horror meal in hospital

The mother’s concerns were echoed by HealthShare NSW, which looks after patient food, who said the meal was “unacceptable”.“We understand how important it is that all patients get the nutrition they need while in hospital, regardless of their dietary requirements,” a spokesperson said.

'Think before you point the finger at another parent'

'Think before you point the finger at another parent'

For God's sake Barbs, don’t assume she doesn’t know how to dress the child or is neglectful.If you see a mother giving her kid some juice, don’t assume she’s beer bonging those kids with red cordial every day.Laura says mums wish the judgement would stop.

The Roots of Early-Childhood Depression

The Roots of Early-Childhood Depression

Intense irritability and disruptive behavior are probably the most common symptoms that prompt parents and primary-grade teachers to refer a young child to undergo a mental health evaluation.Further work is needed to educate parents and primary-care physicians about early signs and symptoms of depression in young children.

Man tried to abduct 4yo boy in Sydney shopping centre

Man tried to abduct 4yo boy in Sydney shopping centre

The alleged attack happened in broad daylight.A man allegedly tried to snatch a little boy from his mother at Richmond shopping centre in broad daylight on Friday, according to police.The alleged abduction happened in broad daylight around midday.

How Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard Balance Parenting

How Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard Balance Parenting

Maggie Gyllenhaal opened up about her and her husband Peter Sarsgaard ’s strengths and weaknesses in helping their two daughters with their homework. “My daughter [Ramona], who’s going into eighth grade, is so far beyond my math ability that I can’t help her,” the actress, 41, explained during a Q&A at a Wednesday, July 31, LensCrafters event.

Be kind to the mama of the 'wild child', she's trying harder than you know

Be kind to the mama of the 'wild child', she's trying harder than you know

Five mums find out what their kids really think about them this Mother's day. And if you're like I used to be, be kind to the mama of that 'wild child', she's trying harder than you could ever imagine.

Michelle Obama: Malia and Sasha Have ‘Different’ Personalities

Michelle Obama: Malia and Sasha Have ‘Different’ Personalities

Michelle Obama opened up about Malia and Sasha ‘s unique personality traits during an interview with Duchess Meghan for the upcoming issue of British Vogue. I think he wanted to make sure that my brother saw that as well.”.

Prince Harry returns to same hospital Princess Diana visited 30 years ago

Prince Harry returns to same hospital Princess Diana visited 30 years ago

- 23 month old Noah Nicholson during a visit to @SheffChildrens , somewhere Princess Diana paid a visit to 30 years ago — Chris Jackson (@ChrisJack_Getty). There was also a family connection to the moment: Harry's mother, Princess Diana, visited the same hospital 30 years ago, in November 1989.

Unloved Daughters and 6 Questions That Keep Them Up at Night

Unloved Daughters and 6 Questions That Keep Them Up at Night

As an unloved daughter myself, I knew firsthand that the question that every child asks—“ Why doesn’t my mother love me? Peg Streep is the author of The Daughter Detox Question & Answer Book: A GPS for Navigating Your Way Out of a Toxic Childhood.

You don't have to love motherhood to be a good mum

You don't have to love motherhood to be a good mum

The pressures, the expectations, the routines, the bedtimes, the parenting in this modern day and googling the best way to reward your child’s good behaviour by ensuring they don’t grow up selfish, entitled, demanding, not knowing the value of money, drug dealing criminals who sit in their psychiatrist’s office saying “I feel like my mother never loved me” by using a laminated chart with Velcro detachable pictures of toothbrushes.

When One Parent Is Hurtful and the Other Stands By

When One Parent Is Hurtful and the Other Stands By

She isn’t alone, of course; I often hear from daughters whose fathers either stood by or retreated to the safety of a den or workshop, or hid behind a newspaper or, even worse, encouraged their children to be accepting and understanding of their mothers.

Alanis Morissette on pregnancy at 45: I had a 'freak-out-joy-freak-out moment'

Alanis Morissette on pregnancy at 45: I had a 'freak-out-joy-freak-out moment'

Alanis Morissette always wanted to be a mother of three, but she never expected that dream to come true the way it has — with a surprise pregnancy at the age of 45.In fact, in an exclusive interview with Self magazine, the singer-songwriter revealed that a series of "challenges and some miscarriages" left her feeling that it wasn't even possible.

Khloe Kardashian talks pregnancy weight gain on 'Revenge Body'

Khloe Kardashian talks pregnancy weight gain on 'Revenge Body'

Khloe Kardashian is opening up about some of the physical challenges of motherhood, and plenty of new moms will undoubtedly relate. Chatting with her mom, Kris Jenner, Kardashian revealed that she gained 40 pounds while pregnant with her daughter, True, whom she welcomed last April.

Prince Harry talks about son Archie in moving speech on role models

Prince Harry talks about son Archie in moving speech on role models

Becoming a father for the first time has given Prince Harry "newfound clarity" when it comes to the importance of role models in the lives of children. "My mother, Princess Diana, was a role model to so many, without realizing the impact she would have on so many lives.

Chrissy Teigen's mom steals her look and wants to know who wore it better

Chrissy Teigen's mom steals her look and wants to know who wore it better

Vilailuck Teigen shared a side-by-side shot of the two rocking the fab frock, captioning the post, "@chrissyteigen So Who wore better?". Fans quickly took to the comments to share their adoration for the pair, with one writing, "(Y)ou two are the cutest mother and daughter duo.

Anthony Templet charged over death of father Burt

Anthony Templet charged over death of father Burt

Anthony Templet - who was assumed dead by his mother and sister - has just turned up 11 years later under grim circumstances.

Australian IS jihadi's children evacuated from Syrian refugee camp

Australian IS jihadi's children evacuated from Syrian refugee camp

The children of slain Australian Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf are on their way back home after they were evacuated from a Syrian refugee camp. The children of slain Islamic State terrorist Khaled Sharrouf who have been evacuated from Syria to Iraq.

Is It Safe to Take Benzodiazepines During Pregnancy?

Is It Safe to Take Benzodiazepines During Pregnancy?

Specifically, researchers at the University of Oslo in Norway examined whether prenatal exposure to benzodiazepines or z-hypnotics —two classes of medication commonly used to treat anxiety—could be linked to behavioral problems at age five.

Help for postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, mental health

Help for postpartum depression, anxiety, psychosis, mental health

For many new moms, that may include postpartum mental health issues like depression or anxiety. Postpartum mental health issues are totally treatable: According to Ann Smith, the president of Postpartum Support International, 99 percent of women with postpartum mood disorders get better with treatment.

My step kids want to call me 'mum' but their mother isn't happy about it

My step kids want to call me 'mum' but their mother isn't happy about it

She's asked if she should just ignore her and allow the kids to refer to her in whatever way they feel most comfortable, or if she should honour the 'mum code' and tell the children the name is reserved for only one person.

Recovering from the Emotionally Unavailable Mother

Recovering from the Emotionally Unavailable Mother

Recognizing the emotional neglect she’s suffered is often a long road, as one daughter, 43, explained:. My mother never offered me a word of support or validation and it took me twenty years to realize that what I felt about my childhood was real and true.

'Do these women exist or are we really face-tuning our flaps now?'

'Do these women exist or are we really face-tuning our flaps now?'

and as a treat, I thought I’d better have a look at what ‘the kids’ are wearing these days because I’m not sure I’d be allowed to enter the Big City in my usual sweaty T-shirt with tits tucked into the legging combo (comfy though it is).Now, I have also recently begun Invisalign treatment and so I am probably more educated in the importance of flossing than your average joe...