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Kate Hunter


Brisbane, QLD, Australia

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Past articles by Kate:

'My Catholicism died the day the George Pell trial began.'

With George Pell's appeal against his child sexual assault conviction this week, one former Catholic outlines why she turned her back on the church. → Read More

Hotels offer buffet breakfasts. Family homes should not have to (sorry not sorry, kids).

After coming back from holidays and settling into normal life again, Kate Hunter writes about how buffet breakfasts with kids don't belong at home. → Read More

KATE HUNTER: “40 things we feel sorry for kids about, but really shouldn’t.”

Are you feeling sorry for kids? Is it because their parents aren't at netball? Or they have to do netball? You should probably stop, writes Kate Hunter. → Read More

KATE HUNTER: "Why my breast cancer diagnosis has me taking up actual sweat-exercise."

Exercise after cancer was a priority for Kate Hunter, who had let her health slowly slip away. Now, she feels like a goddamn inspirational meme. → Read More

Mamamia open post: Kate Hunter writes on food as a care-gift.

It’s the most basic of ways to help someone, to cook something, and the fact that it’s the first thing offered (even by a little kid) makes me believe we’re hardwired for kindness. → Read More

For his glorious service to racist gaffes and crankiness, the PM dubs Prince Philip a Knight.

His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, who is also Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich is going to be made a knight by Tony Abbott. → Read More

"Global warming, politics, Ke$ha: sometimes the future looks bleak."

When talking to teenagers about the future, it's important to stay positive. Today there are so many amazing inventions that we once never thought possible. → Read More

6 reasons why snow holidays are better than the beach.

Taking kids to the snow can be a great experience writes Kate Hunter. It gives you great stories to tell and teaches you a lot. Like how to shop at Aldi. → Read More

"F**k you open plan. I want a 'good room'."

'Take it all away!' I yelled. 'You have a rumpus room! That's it. You are BANNED from this room. From this moment on, it shall be 'THE GOOD FRONT ROOM.' → Read More

"A woman judged my dog's name."

"My relationship with my dog has never been easy. It has been fraught at times. But when a lady name-shamed my dog..." Do you like dogs with human names? → Read More

JLo's kids are vegans. Against their will.

Jlo's kids are vegan. Does this become a problem when the kids are forced into the diet against their will, with little idea about what they're consuming? → Read More

"10 reasons why I’m richer than Gina Rinehart"

Gina Rinehart. It seems her children don't like her, she’s been divorced three times and she’s more interested in buying newspapers. → Read More

How young is too young to be left 'Home Alone'?

Cases like the Madeleine McCann abduction fuel the fear, and parents look for an age, a fixed point in time their children will be safe. → Read More

Whose job is it to raise these kids anyway?

Schools are telling us that education starts at home, and this is avidly lapped up by those diligent parents who, to be frank, are probably not the target. → Read More

Everyone's talking about baby North West's earrings. But that's not actually why this photo is interesting.

Going to nan's, feeding the ducks in the park, demolishing cake before it makes it to your mouth. Not for North West daughter of Kim Kardashian. → Read More

"After 10 years driving a 4WD, I learned how to drive it off-road."

Dirty Girls 4X4 Weekends Away attract a bunch of women, aged between 25 and 50-something keen for a weekend somewhere beautiful while learning a new skill. → Read More

"I’m grateful to anyone who steps up to be a teacher."

The way Kate Hunter sees it, school is about people. Just as we want our kids appreciated as individuals, we should see primary school teachers the same way → Read More

"Call the cops. My kid is getting bullied."

"The idea that preschool issues should be dealt with by the police is, not parents, to me, wrong on so many levels." Should there be laws against bullying? → Read More

Do your kids have names that "go together"?

The 'Sib Set' - baby names that go together - has been celebrated by the Kardashians and perfected (thanks to endless practice) by the Duggars family. → Read More

Noosa. Still everything it's cracked up to be. And more.

There is a never ending list of what to do in Noosa. But Kate Hunter is here to highlight the best things to do when vacationing in this beautiful town. → Read More