Parents want children to solve problems, self-reflect and be compassionate, not "win" everything.
Toni Hassan is a Canberra writer and Adjunct Research Fellow with the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture, Charles Sturt University.
The War Memorial's gold-plated 'souvenir' from Saddam's regime demeans its commemoration of conflicts.
In a strange and beautiful way, sad songs offer nourishment.
Conservative Christians favour the far right for reasons that have little to do with Jesus' teaching.
Here's a radical idea this Christmas. Don't buy just more stuff for your loved ones. Give them your time. Time is the ultimate non-renewable resource. The irony of giving your time to others, mindfully, involves being less time-obsessed. Each of doesn't really have more or less time. We have the same amount. You may have heard the one about the bloke who was asked, 'If he had only 48 hours left to live, how would he spend them? 'One hour at a time," he replied.
"It takes a village..." was perhaps Hillary Clinton's most memorable line. It was given a macabre twist in the Academy award-winning movie Spotlight, about the cover-up of sexual abuse by Catholic Church clergy in Boston. One of the actors observed that "if it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a village to abuse one."
Where's the research showing tablets will help students?
If you don't love your body, you're in good company.
After acting like a sook on election night, Malcolm Turnbull reemerged this week as someone more like a statesman or an Indigenous elder.
Papua New Guinea's decision to close the Manus Island detention centre after its Supreme Court unanimously declared it a denial of a right to personal liberty and illegal has been met with little more than a declaration that our government will never allow its residents to come to Australia.