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9 parents who put our Crazy Hair Day efforts to shame

BRB. Stealing all these ideas as inspiration for the next one...

Worth the sleep deprivation! Why our 'tired years' might also be our best

Every parent of young children has to endure "the tired years" - and it's a helpful phrase to come to terms with.

This is what it's like to raise a daughter with Down syndrome

One dad shares what he wants all other parents to know.

Drag queen performing 'Baby Shark' for a toddler wins the internet this week

What a QUEEN!

One mum's terrifying reminder to be VERY careful with "nut-free" kids

You can never be too cautious!

9 books that help little kids act kindly in a big, diverse world

In light of recent sad events in the world, it's all the more important that we teach our children well - through stories!

Worlds Biggest Playgroup Day 2019!

Attention NSW families! Get ready for the Worlds Biggest Playgroup Day 2019.

Uhhh ... eight kids who really drew the darndest things

What's the most outrageous thing your kid has drawn? Does it top these?

All the things that become WAY harder with two kids

Thought one kid was making things hard? Just you wait...

This genius idea will change how you do baby shower gifts forever

Why you didn't we make this switch sooner?!

Research says we stop reading to kids too soon, and it has bad implications

Storytime shouldn't stop being an important part of our child's day as they get older, and this research shows why.

What if I can't love a second child as much as the first?

This mother's letter to her firstborn will hit every parent right in the feels - especially if you're expecting a second child.

7 irritating habits that are actually vital for toddler development

Next time they're driving you nuts, read this and feel (a teeny bit) better.

Mum's warning: The party food you should NEVER give a kid under 5

This traumatised mum is warning other parents about the dangers of giving popcorn to under-5s after a family movie night turned very bad.

Want happy kids? All it takes is 10 important minutes a day

Your child's happiness doesn't depend on how much you can give them - even when it comes to time. Just 10 minutes a day is all it takes to raise…

6 books that show girls that they can be ANYTHING

Want to raise strong, resilient daughters? Reading the right books is a great place to start.

What happened to my brain?! How our sanity changes after babies

We're never the same after kids come along ... and that includes in our heads!

5 tips to prevent your kid from becoming a fussy eater

Not all kids are fussy eaters! Here are some ways to improve your child's relationship with all types of foods. (Yep, even broccoli.)

Is 'Tree' a nice name for a baby? Discuss.

As one mum shared, "It just popped into my head and I love it."

This 5-year-old dancing to 'Breathe' was all of us in our bedrooms back in the '90s

R.I.P. Keith Flint, lead singer of The Prodigy. The world has lost an icon.

9 kind things you should tell your child as often as possible

When it comes to raising kids, a few kind words can go a long, long way.

These homemade cupcakes cost one mum $380... and her sanity

Ironically, the mum-of-one decided to bake cupcakes from scratch in an attempt to save money!

One simple ritual could put bad screen time habits to bed (literally)

If you struggle to get your kids to switch off, this might be a godsend.

Is your child actually at risk of seeing the "Momo Challenge" on YouTube?

Some say the self-harm videos have popped up during Peppa Pig. Others say it's just a cruel hoax. What should you believe?