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Past articles by Rebecca:

REBECCA SPARROW: When my niece told me she wanted to quit her team sport, this is what I said…

Rebecca Sparrow has some words of wisdom to share with her niece about team sports for girls. If you have a teenager in your life, show them this. → Read More

Emily Jade struggled with infertility for years. Now, her story is like magic.

Emily Jade O'Keeffe pregnant with her second child at 41 years old after years and years of trying. Her daughter Millie was excited she'll be a big sister. → Read More

Today, Dolly Everett’s parents are at her funeral. It’s time we all stepped up.

Amy "Dolly" Everett should still be here. Learning how to keep kids safe online is the most important thing parents can do for their children. → Read More

Should I join a netball team: Personally, it is the best decision I ever made.

Should I join a netball team: Personally, it is the best decision I ever made. I'm 45-years-old, never really had a thing for sports, and play netball. → Read More

REBECCA SPARROW: How to teach your child to be kind.

From my own experience with my daughter, here are a couple of ideas on how to encourage kindness in our kids and model it as the adults in their lives. → Read More

REBECCA SPARROW: ‘My daughter will be okay. It’s my two sons whose futures I’m fearful for.’

Raising sons: Rebecca Sparrow has two sons and a daughter. She's more worried about the world her boys are in with toxic masculinity surrounding them. → Read More

'Thank you, John Howard. In 1996 you made a tough call and we’re all safer because you did.'

Australia isn’t perfect. We all know that. But by God we got something right and it’s this. So thank you Prime Minister Howard for Australia's gun laws. → Read More

Chances are a child you know is being abused. Here’s how to spot the signs.

To know the signs of child abuse are more important than ever, with one child being abused or neglected every 12 minutes, writes Rebecca Sparrow. → Read More

Kate Hudson makes a joke about her own c-section. Internet fails to see funny side.

Kate Hudson Rebecca Sparrow: Apparently c-sections aren't funny. Hudson posted a joke on Instagram, but everyone failed to see the funny side. → Read More

REBECCA SPARROW COLUMN: Parents, get your eight year olds off Instagram.

When it comes to social media advice for parents, it can be hard to know what's right and what's wrong. This is Rebecca Sparrow's advice. → Read More

Bec Sparrow: "Dear Kate Middleton. No one tells you the joy of a third child."

Rebecca Sparrow kids: after hearing the Duchess of Cambridge is expecting her third child, Bec tells the beauty of having three kids (if no one else does). → Read More

REBECCA SPARROW COLUMN: “This book I bought is bringing my daughter and I closer together.”

Writing a letter to your daughter is so important, according to Bec Sparrow. She has started a mother-daughter journal and it is changing their relationship → Read More

BEC SPARROW: Everything you’ve been told about c-sections is probably WRONG.

After being told her four caesareans were bad for the baby, Bec Sparrow reveals the truth about c-sections for all mothers who feel a bit unsure. → Read More

“Sometimes I look at my wedding photo and I don’t recognise the bride smiling back at me.”

Choosing to be married is something you do every day. Bec Sparrow reflects on how she and her life has changed after being married for 11 years. → Read More

My best friend’s wedding was real and beautiful. No one’s opinion can change that.

Rebecca Sparrow writes about her best friend finally finding The One in this marriage equality personal story about love, happiness and human rights. → Read More

“My friend Emma Betts died last night. And the world has dimmed.”

Rebecca Sparrow Emma Betts: Bec has a message for her friend, who died last night aged 25. The extraordinary, the unique, the fierce Emma Betts. → Read More

Australian women: Tomorrow is for you too. This is why.

Tomorrow is the day for every woman who has ever been told that she’s not qualified for a position. Hillary Clinton is qualified to be the US president. → Read More

Dear Year 12 students: Your high school grades won’t matter.

These next few months do not determine your worth. → Read More

‘There’s something about you online.’ The phone call Rebecca Sparrow will never forget.

'"Nothing has to ruin your life forever. I am living proof of that." Bec Sparrow responds to the photo sharing of naked girls on porn sites. → Read More

As I turn 44, these are five things I have learned about life.

Rebecca Sparrow turns 44 today. Last night, she shared some of her most significant life lessons on her Facebook page. → Read More