Lachlan de Crespigny and Julian Savulescu
Lachlan de Crespigny and Julian Savulescu Hospital births are the safest options.
Danny Katz Pretty much my only goal in life has been to never turn into a Supercheap Auto-Dad. He's that dad on the TV ads who wears oversized Bermuda shorts and undersized thongs, all excited because he just...
Tara Moss 'I died, but it was fine," a woman at a barbecue told me when I was nine months' pregnant. She was a stranger, her story unsolicited.
Gerard Henderson The concept of dual loyalties in Australia has an unpleasant connotation since it invariably implies disloyalty. A century ago, some sectarians labelled Catholics as possessing a dual loyalty.
Anson Cameron For a fully fledged country to launch an ape and regard it as cool, well, they're late to the game.
Anne Davies Hands off! Since when did pregnant women's bodies become the domain of the morality police to be shamed and humiliated when they stray and have a cigarette or a glass of wine?
Sarah Rainey Childlessness is on the rise. But why does it bother so many people?
Mark Joseph Stern An Australian creationist believes Charles Darwin is to blame for drug abuse and pornography, and that people rode dinosaurs.
Michael Shmith The Vatican is agog, as is the rest of the world. A pope resigns and we can't wait for white-smoke day.
Sam de Brito
Sam de Brito Sadly, I think many Australians don't recognise our indigenous population is also here to stay.
Ben Hart Many new fathers are told they don't have a role in their baby's life.
Ben Hart We were on the tram, me and two little boys. It was a Saturday evening in June and the three of us were returning from a football match.
So much for the Bad Mothers' Club; if they were really bad mothers they would never belong to a club. Collusion is for wimps.
Kate Figes Steve Biddulph's warmth, common sense and easy style have turned him into one of the world's most popular parenting gurus.
Julia Baird The locals call it Penguin Mountain. Each year, on December 10, on the anniversary of Alfred Nobel's death, residents of Stockholm witness the awarding of the world's most prestigious prizes in...
All men are liars
Sam de Brito Men used to think women were stupid; now they think they're crazy, which is a big difference, so bear with me.
Germaine Greer Even common morning sickness is no joke, especially if you're trying to hold down a job.
Julia Baird Illustration: Simon Bosch
Ross Gittins Labour-saving devices boost productivity but not our physical health.
Ross Gittins Forgive me for saying so, but don't you think you'd be better off going for a run - or even a brisk walk - than reaching for another mince pie? (The ones my wife made this year were irresistible.)