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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- I was living in Manila with my husband when my waters broke at 21 weeks. I immediately went to see my Obstetrician who told me that I might be in labour, and I should head back to Australia, as the hospital couldn’t assist us if our twin bo
The AFL has told transgender footballer Hannah Mouncey she is not eligible to be selected at Wednesday’s AFL Women’s draft. According to News Corp,Lee Gaskin, a reporter working for the AFL in South Australia, said it had been dec
1. Um, so, The Bachelor’s Tara may be dating one of The Bachelorette’s CURRENT CONTESTANTS. We’ve all given up any hope of making it through The Bachelorette without spoilers, yeah? Good, because we’ve got a bi
Women across Australia are standing to applaud former TODAY Show host Lisa Wilkinson right now. The 57-year-old abruptly exited the Channel Nine breakfast show – the one she worked tirelessly on for over a decade – in resolute fas
My Facebook feed over the past day has read something like me too… me too… me too. I would imagine a lot of women have been seeing the same thing. Alyssa Milano whose former Charmed co-star, Rose McGowan, has made some of the most
Anthea Anagnostou was 18 years old the first time she tried the drug ice. She had just finished year 12 and was celebrating on schooliesin Rosebud with her friends when she accepted an offer from an older girl to try crystallised methamphetamine. She
Popular travel blogger Tuula Vintage has gone public with her money struggles, stemming from her baby daughters serious health issues. The blogger, whose real name is Jessica Stein, gave birth to Rumi Willis Cooper on March 28 this year, following a
Being a survivor of sexual assault, rape and as a result, a PTSD sufferer, means every single week in the year is hard. There are some good weeks, some tough weeks, but every week is hard and notions of what it is like to live a normal life are long
Just when we thought we had about as much in common with celebrity power couple Chrissy Teigen and John Legend as chia seeds have with Big Macs, it turns out they have the same family quarrels we do. After revealing earlier this month that they had a
Any woman over the age of 30 will remember the first time they readEat Pray Love. When Elizabeth Gilberts self-helpy memoir was published in 2006, it became a bible for women everywhere who felt a little bit lost, a bit disconnected, wondering, &
On Monday night, Lisa Wilkinson announced she was leaving The Today Showeffective immediately. Wilkinson’s exit came, reportedly, after Channel Nine refused to pay her the equivalent of Karl Stefanovic’s salary, her co-host for th
#MeToo. With these two simple words, thousands of women – and men – are uniting to highlight just how widespread sexual harassment and assault are. On Sunday night, Charmed actress,Alyssa Milano called for women from all walks of
Lisa Wilkinson’s sudden departure from the Today show came as a shock to most of us. But if you were paying close attention you may have guessed something was up. The first hint came in September when the veteran journalist made a guest app
In case you missed it, the Today Show doesn’t look like the Today Show anymore. On Tuesday morning, Australia awoke to an unfamiliar sight on the Channel Nine breakfast show following the shock departure of veteran journalist, Lisa Wilkinso
A mother has shared a heartbreaking story in response to claims that when it comes to young children’s birthday parties, everyone should be invited. Sharing her tale on parenting forum mumsnet, the commentor explained why she had intentiona
Everyone has a “Lisa Wilkinson” moment. A recollection of an interview, a monologue, a chat with her co-hosts when you’ve thought –yes, that’s what I’m feeling. For 10 years, as she co-hoste
This morning, as the country ‘woke up with Today‘, viewers were treated to an unfamiliar sight: co-host Karl Stefanovic sitting beside Deborah Knight, instead of the usual Lisa Wilkinson. Today marks the first day of the new-look
A new documentary about the life of INXS lead-singer and founding member Michael Hutchence claims he was planning on expanding his family before his death. Airing almost 20 years after the then 37-year-old was found dead in a Double Bay hotel room, h
When Lisa Wilkinson made the shock announcement that she would no longer be joining Karl Stefanovic on The Today Show, and would instead be sitting beside Carrie Bickmore and Waleed Aly on rival network Channel 10’s The Project, the congrat
Next time you’re asking your boss for a pay rise, channel the face of Today. Yes, the face of Today. Lisa Wilkinson. You might have heard, she’s got a new job. After 10 years of doing that most intimate and brutal of TV gigs, host
1. Couple held hostage in Afghanistan explain why they continued to have children in captivity. Joshua Boyle and Caitlin Coleman, from Canada and the US respectively, were captured while travelling through Afghanistan five years ago. On Wednesday, af
On October 8, ex-NRL star Alex McKinnon – who suffered a devastating spinal cord injury in March 2014 which left him a quadriplegic – wed his long-term partner Teigan Power in the NSW Hunter Valley. Now, the first images of him fu
In one of the biggest shake-ups in Australian television, Lisa Wilkinson has announced she has had her last day at the helm of The Today Show on Channel 9. And within an hour of announcing that today was her last day on the show, she revealed she had
Following the shock news she is leaving Nine’sToday after ten years, it has been announced that Lisa Wilkinson is moving to the Ten Network. She will be a co-host onThe Project,alongside Waleed Aly and Carrie Bickmore. Breaking: Lisa Wilkin
After 10 years with The TodayShow, co-host Lisa Wilkinson has announced that she is leaving the show, effective immediately. In a social media post on Monday night, Wilkinson wrote, “I have some news. I’m sad to say that today was
WhenThe New Yorkerran a story on Tuesday October 23, detailing the harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment reported by thirteen women, it was easy to overlook the byline. In almost 8,000 words, the writer built a picture of a Hollywood pr
Theres a lot of fear surrounding childbirth and for most of my life, the whole concept terrified me. It didnt help that the only birth stories Id heard were titbits from family and friends who involuntarily shared everything they went through like th
Some things must be experienced to be understood, which is why the connection between those who have lost babies is so visceral and important. In Australia, one in four confirmed pregnancies ends in miscarriage and many more woman miscarry without ev
  I recently changed jobs resulting in a salary drop of more than 50 percent, and I couldnt be happier. It sounds like a stupid financial move and a backward career step, but its been one of the best lifestyle decisions Ive ever made. I was
Four Corners journalist Sarah Ferguson interviewed Hillary Clinton in the US during her only Australian interview on camera. Sarah writes about what it was like speaking face to face with the woman at the centre of the most stunning election loss in
As a parent, there is so much pressure from society about what we should and shouldnt do for our children. From what time they should be going to bed, to whether too much screen time is detrimental for their development these are common questions we
Well, this is… unexpected. Stu Laundy, the guy we all thought was going to win Sophie Monk’s heart, has shared that he’s had a vasectomy to The Daily Telegraph. Yep, the man who’s supposed father Sophie Monk&am
  A round up on Monday’s best celebrity news, in bite-sized pieces. 1. Meghan Markle’s latest career move is the biggest hint yet that a royal engagement is very, very close. It looks like another royal wedding could be j
If you thought hairdressing was a glamorous or even ‘easy’ job, think again. Aside from long hours, working weekends and the constant exposure to chemicals, standing in the awkward position of leaning over a client for eight hours
I started writing my book “How to Survive a Miscarriage A guide for omen, their partners, friends and families” after I lost my very first child in 2011 to a missed miscarriage. Here are my top five tips: 1. Pick a ritual. A misca
As I write this, one of my children is asking if Ill read them a story. Another is sulking because I snapped at them for not having a shower after Id asked four times. My dogs are looking plaintively at me because they havent been walked today. And w
Kate Winslet’s new movie, Wonder Wheel, debuted at the New York Film Festival on Friday. Some film critics claim Winslet has joined the race for the Oscar’s Best Actress award for her portrayal of Ginny, a 40-year-old frustrated w
You are not alone if you freak out about the future all the time. I am constantly looking three, six, nine, 12 months ahead, imagining how things are going to go wrong. How nothing is going to work out the way I want it to. It’s a self-defe
According to the World Economic Forum, it will be 118 years before women have the same career prospects as men. Even as female leaders steer multinationals and major economies, the reality is that the working world still excludes, underpays and overl
It has begun. After 13 years of formal education, too many lost hats, spilt lunch boxes through schoolbags and magenta printer cartridges to count, the HSC exams are here. As I sit at work, I have one sitting her first exam right now and Iam so unbel
Pornography publisher Larry Flynt is offering “up to $10 million” to anyone who produces information that leads to US President Donald Trump’s impeachment and removal from office. He lays out the offer in a full-page ad
We read about the Canadian man and his American wife who were last week freed, finally, from being held in Afghanistan where they’d been imprisioned for five years. The pair,Joshua Boyle andCaitlan Coleman, were expecting a child when they
Having a baby is tough. Having two in less than 18 months is close to insanity. When my son was just fourteen months old, we were blessed with the arrival of his sister. None of my friends had children quite this close in age, so I felt very alone in
A former Pussycat Dolls member has likened the band, who confirmed a reunion earlier this week, as closer to a prostitution ring than a girl group. Kaya Jones, who left the band in 2005, made the allegations on Twitter this week. “My truth.
Anyone who’s managed a teamhas wished for some kind of checklist, where you could somehow tick off a few boxes and know you were on the right track. Leading colleagues, straight-up, is quite difficult. You’re not just worrying abo
My little family and I were recently at a family BBQ and it had been so long since we’ve seen my partner’s extended family, we were really enjoying ourselves in everyone’s company. But there was one thing I kept hearing
Look, I don’t want to sound gushy. I usually want to keep things calm and within reason. But, let’s just say I am coming out of a week of my life where this product would have been VERY HELPFUL. Hence, the gush. Modibodi, an under
A year ago I stayed at a Zen Buddhist monastery in Japan that had really weird rules around food. Each day we fasted for around 18 hours, with a six-hour window where we could have lunch and dinner. We were permitted coffee in the morning but there w
Emma Freedman has explained her comments on the Richmond nude photo scandal that saw an immediate backlash accusing her of ‘victim blaming’. On Sports Sunday, presenter Emma Freedman was asked by Peter FitzSimons for her thoughts
We’ve all heard of a trucker’s tan – the dark, damaged skin most truck drivers get from hours and hours of driving with the sun blaring down on them. Now a 69-year-old truck driver has shared what 28 years of driving in