Why we should stop rescuing our kids

After the first time my eldest daughter left her hat at home and begged me in tears to go and get it. My heart hurt for her, after all she was only six!

How to create great memories using iOS 10

The Memories function can create a home-made movie

Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series ups the safety, spec and price

EVEN TOUGHER: Legendary LandCruiser 70 Series scores improved rigidity, safety and spec for Single-cab chassis to score 5 Star ANCAP rating.

Re-engineered 70 Series is now stronger and safer

iPhone 7 Plus' coolest camera feature released

Beautiful blur 'bokeh' effect now available for portraits

Community rallying after teen's shock diagnosis

IN OUR HEARTS: Marcus Maxwell-Jones desperately needs a kidney transplant at just 16.

A 16-year-old boy has been diagnosed with end stage kidney disease

Final Ford Falcon sold while Ford Escape SUV confirmed

OUT WITH THE OLD: A sign of the times: final Falcon produced as Ford looks towards its SUV future with the new Escape model.

Falcons auctioned for charity as sub-$30k Ford SUV confirmed

WATCH: Boxing roos caught on video

QT readers Des and Jen Price captured this confrontation between two male roos in the backyard at Redbank Plains early Monday morning.

Readers capture kangaroos fighting

Hello gorgeous: Abarth 124 Spider road test and review

LOOK OUT MX-5: No Fiat 124 Spider for Australia so we're stuck with this: the hot Abarth version. Poor us...

Abarth's Sting in the tail takes on Mazda's MX-5

You don't need money to burn to eat healthy

HEALTHY living is often portrayed as something that is only accessible to those with money to burn. But that's not the truth at all.

Better burgers could soon be just a beep away

BETTER: Better brekkies might be only a beep away.

E-tag technology to hit Hungry Jack's

Fat or thin: How gut bacteria affects our eating

A youngster tucks into a burger, a diet of which has been a cause of obesity in children.

Changes in our diet can rapidly change the gut microbiota

Taste the meat that cost Gina Rinehart millions to buy

Mount Pleasant Meat Specialists owner Craig Stewart.

IT has a taste that is worth a million dollars

Kingaroy a vegan friendly small town

DELISH: The Giving Tree Cafe, in Kingaroy, has made PETA's list for it's facon and cheese pies.

Kingaroy has been named a vegan friendly small town.

Rum lovers drain supplies ahead of Spirit of Bundy Festival

FESTIVAL FUN: Hard-to-find rums will be available at next weekend's Spirit of Bundaberg Festival.

Bundy Rum specialis sell out online within 48 hours

Sugar is not poison, says myth-busting surfing scientist

SWEET AS: Ruben Meerman wants to dispel the "extremism” around sugar.

Surfing Scientist in Bundy for WriteFest

Hinterland horse stud passed in for $8.25 million

WANT to train the next Winx? Here's the perfect property to get it done.

Your spring clean need not be mean

Organising wardrobes will make it much easier to find items on a daily basis.

How to de-clutter your house without throwing things out

REVEALED: Inside 5 of Mackay's best homes and kitchens

Alphyn Constructions won Custom Built Home Over $800,001, Custom Built Home of the Year, New Kitchen Up to $30,000, Bathroom Up to 8sqm, Bathroom of the Year, Home of the Year.

We take you inside the region's best homes

Styling your home: Little things with big impact

Bespoke lamp base by Jodie Webster, lamp shade by Tracey Hordern.

How a few small purchases can completely change your decor

Community garden set for Palmwoods

COMMUNITY garden set to launch in Palmwoods with space for fruit trees, herbs and flowers - right in the middle of town.

Epic backyard caters for golf, bowling, handball, basketball

INNOVATIVE MUM: Bec Mortensen has created the ultimate backyard for her kids to encourage them to enjoy being active outside.

The DIY mum says you can do anything with Google

How to get edible treats in your backyard

It's time to find a spot for a blueberry bush.

The middle of spring is yet another wonderful time for gardeners

How to get your garden glowing for spring

Daisy May grows about 25cm tall and produces large white daisy flowers.

How to pick the right plants to get your garden perfect for spring

Flower farming perfect retirement plan for family

Lyn Palmer had wanted to be a commercial flower producer since visiting other farms near Mission Beach.

Never did Lyn Palmer imagine becoming a flower farmer.

The healing power of community gardens

RAY OF SUNSHINE: Working at the permaculture garden at Yandina has helped Michelle Parry to reconnect with the community.

How a grieving mother-to-be found healing in the garden

US Govt proposes to grab data from Aussie tourists

AUSSIE visitors to the Unites States may soon be expected to hand over details of their social media accounts to customs officials.

The perfect end to a bumpy tropical road

The water surrounding the resort Tawali lures divers from around the world and, right, the ship docks in Papua New Guinea.

Treasure at the end of a sweaty ride along a hot tropical road

REVIEW: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Jamie Parker (Harry Potter) in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

THIS is London theatre at its finest, but all will not be revealed.

Extra summer flights for Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast Airport

It's hoped the new flights will boost local tourism

Sunshine Beach apartment voted best value holiday home

The one bedroom apartment is the perfect couple's retreat

The Mackay woman getting 28 million hits online

Sonia Carroll's web series Aussie Periscope Girl has attracted 28.7 million hits on Periscope.

Former Mackay girl showcases Australia to the world

Touring an international city: in 12 hours

A heritage street lamp and hanging basket next to the steam clock in the heart of Vancouver's historic Gastown. British Columbia, Canada.

How to squeeze the most out of your visit Vancouver, in 12 hours

Steve Irwin's final days through dad's eyes

STEVE Irwin’s father Bob has revealed the huge injury toll of the Crocodile Hunter’s adventurous life in the lead-up to his death.

Kristie doesn't mind being the third wheel in Survivor final

Kristie Bennett in a scene from Australian Survivor.

SOLO player will take on Survivor's power couple Lee and El tonight.

Scary hoping Posh and Sporty will re-join The Spice Girls

Mel B

Mel B hoping Victoria Beckham, Mel C will re-join The Spice Girls

REVIEW: Michael McIntyre has Brisbane in stitches

Michael McIntyre in a scene from his TV series Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.

BRITISH comedian is in the country on his Happy and Glorious Tour.

Cliff Richard doesn't need Rod Stewart's help with legal bills

Sir Cliff Richard

"'Don't worry, I'm loaded. I won't keep you to it.' "

Bindi Irwin named in MAXIM HOT 100 list

Wildlife Warrior named among Australia's most beautiful women

Check out some fashions from the Coast festival

TAKE a look at some of the glimpses of fashion's future on display at the Sunshine Coast Fashion Festival over the weekend.

Get your summer bod with Sally: Week 7

Sally Fitzgibbons has joined us in our quest for a healthier region. Photo: contributed

Nine exercises that will have you ready for the beach in no time

Toughing it out during tattoo convention

MAKING A MARK: The stars of the tattoo world will be inking up the Sunshine Coast at the second annual Ink Attack Tattoo Convention at The Shed, Aussie World. Summer McInerney, 22, of Brisbane is in the process of getting a mandala done by tattoo artist Coen Mitchell, of Auckland, New Zealand,

Young woman undergoes three-day tattoo

How the great Aussie fashion fail's been fixed

Brad Munro shows off his invention which have quickly gained the endorsement of NRL stars like Johnathan Thurston.

Is this an end to a seemingly insurmountable fashion fail?

Frocktails is a night to remember

RUNWAY: Lara Mitton leads the way at Frocktails fashion show at Villa Botanica on Saturday night.

Frocktails was another big hit.

New model management seeks 'black sheep' beauties

NEW BUSINESS: Fashion model Bronte Keating has been photographed by distinguished photographer Cathy Smith who co-founded new modelling agency Black Sheep Model Management.

A Toowoomba photographer is searching for undiscovered beauties

Gladstone teen models chase contracts at Trump's agency

FASHIONABLE: Taleisha Purdy and Madisyn Ninness are in the Miss Teen Australia finals.

Teens strut runway to hook a flight to New York fashion.

How single mum saved more than $30k in a year

A SINGLE mum and finance guru from Sydney is on a mission to teach people how easy it is to save a grand.

10 terrible fashion knock-offs bought online

Fashion knock off

High fashion fails featured on page

Four ways to ensure your Christmas is stress free

Beautiful funny woman holding a pile of wrapped Christmas gifts

Because it's never too early to plan on making your life easier

FACEBOOK: This will change the way you shop forever

Online shopping is about to take a whole new direction.

This is the future of online shopping.

New CQ retail website is all about women's business

Woman using a laptop computerPhoto: Brett Wortman/Sunshine Coast Daily

CQ women launch new retail website

Samsung Family Hub: The end of fridge notes?

Nutritionist Jacqueline Alwill, of Brown Paper Bag fame, talks about some of her favourite features of the Samsung Family Hub smart fridge.

Samsung's latest fridge comes with a $7499 price tag

iPhone 7 Plus: Are two cameras really better than one?

The Sydney Opera House, taken with an iPhone 7 Plus.

A single photo can involve a staggering 100 billion operations

Airline wins right to weigh passengers to stop crashes

An American airline won the right to weigh its passengers over a six-month period earlier this year to learn how it could save fuel,

Dad's desperate plea to treat daughter with cannabis oil

AMNESTY PLEA: Eight-year-old Suli has regressed to the equivalency of a one-month-old infant.

One dad's fight to treat his terminally ill girl with cannabis oil.

Shannen Doherty reveals fear of dying in post on chemo

Actor Shannen Doherty shared this image of her lying in a hospital bed after a chemotherapy session.

Actor has been fighting cancer since 2015

Olympic swimmer thanks stranger who spotted cancerous mole

Australian Olympic team gold medalist Mack Horton is welcomed home from Rio de Janeiro on his return from the XXXI Summer Olympics, in Sydney.

Stranger watching television spotted the cancerous mole

Piece of toddler's skull removed after fall from couch

EDDIE THE EAGLE: Joanne Liberato with her 18-month-old son Eddie Kidd.

Small fall leaves Eddie without part of skull, and serious diagnosis

How she's reclaiming her femininity after losing breasts

INSPIRATION: Gladstone cancer survivor Lana Rhodes has taken part in the So Brave Project's 2017 calendar.

COURAGEOUS MUM'S heartwarming journey to reclaiming her femininity.

Junior fat-busting program ending as funding dries up

QUT Senior Research Fellow Dr Helen Vidgen from QUT's School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences is looking at the diet of children and what a healthy lunch box should look like.

Program helping our kids fight the bulge ends on December 31

Baby born 16 weeks early weighing just 510gm

A MUM who had a 16-week premature baby after suffering a rare infection on her uterus is counting her lucky stars.

Boy asked mum to pack two lunches to feed friend

Josette Duran... acts of kindness.

Initially she thought he was just hungry and eating them himself

Is the 'bank of mum and dad' just a myth?

Young people actually keen to help out struggling families

IVF may reduce risk of birth defects in mums over 40

WOMAN who are over 40 may have healthier babies if they use IVF

Parents take the steps their lost little ones never could

Adam Mathieson, his wife Karen Russo and their daughter Georgina Mathieson attend a Sands Australia walk in memory of children lost to stillbirth, miscarriage and neonatal death.

Parents, families and supporters gather for Sands Australia walk.

OPINION: Teenage children bleeding me dry

DRAIN YOU: Darren's Piggy Bank is feeling the pain.

Dazza dishes the dirt on his kids

Teething tablets linked to deaths available in Australia

"Stop using these products and dispose of any in your possession".

Is the school gate the place to catch an (unavailable) mate?

A SHOCKING new survey has revealed Back to School is a prime time for parents to cheat on their partners.

Ten-year-old's hilarious rules for boy who has crush on her

A ten-year-old is schooling everyone on unrequited crushes

Suicide of sex video woman sparks calls for change

Titziana Cantone had killed herself after the video emerged online and became the subject of internet parodies and jokes Facebook.

Images and videos began to appear on porn sites and spread virally

TV Insider: Married at First Sight's diversity applauded

Craig and Andy at their wedding in New Zealand in a scene from Married At First Sight.

Sydneysiders Andy and Craig faced more scrutiny than anyone else