Cosima Marriner Children raised by same-sex parents fare just as well in their education, emotional and social development as those raised by heterosexual parents, new research shows.
Parents may be going too far in their ambition to give their child the perfect upbringing, writes Andrew Stevenson.
More money than sense?
Judith Woods Gold cars, swanky superyachts and bags of bling - the new breed of uberwealthy lack class, but do they care?
Fertility and fingerfood
Nedahl Stelio Welcome to an egg-freezing party. Where women drink champagne, are educated on the science of freezing their eggs, and the offer of putting your fertility on hold is being openly discussed.
Jenny Bond The historical fiction author's research trip to the US became a family adventure with her two young boys.
Who's the daddy? A sperm-donor daughter's quest to discover her real father.
Maureen Matthews There is no reason not to enjoy sex during menstruation.
Hannah Richell Last month my world changed forever when my husband, Matt Richell, was killed in a surfing accident at Bronte beach.
Livia Gamble Justin Bieber’s song has saved a Russian man from being mauled by a bear.
Karen Hardy From cards to capture special moments to a potty with a distraction.
John Ahern An unhurried journey across Europe in a rickety motor home gives a dad time to learn how family works, John Ahern writes.
Karen Hardy EDITOR'S LETTER
Larissa Nicholson Kathryn Walters does not go on holiday with her husband. Someone always needs to stay home with the pets.
Matty Silver It's quite amazing that in this day and age we still have a double standard when it comes to having sex on a first date.
Break out trend
Nedahl Stelio Anthony Calva had been seriously contemplating whether to end his relationship for more than a year when one of his closest friends got divorced.
Katherine Feeney One of the most common complaints I have received over the seven years I've been writing this blog is that sex, after a while, dies.
Lauren Greenfield They are three words that are used to suggest someone is useless, weak, and even laughable but 'like a girl' is being reclaimed and redefined thanks to Lauren Greenfield's short video.
Matt Roper A Brazilian man whose parents were African slaves could be the oldest living person ever documented after receiving a birth certificate showing he turned 126 last week, it was reported on Tuesday.
Peter Munro Who are Australia's most popular online daters? Peter Munro meets the men and women with the greatest click factor.
Katherine Feeney They say the time for marriage reform is now. But how about the idea that we should we just abolish the Marriage Act altogether?