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"My mother-in-law refuses to pass on gifts or cards for my newborn"

This mum's baby is now seven weeks old, and she feels bad telling friends she still hasn't received their presents.

Her son wanted a giraffe hat. The result was quite a ... banger?

This Easter Hat Parade saga is sure to make you laugh!

"How many sleeps till Dad gets home?" Why solo parenting is far from easy

For those with partners who regularly travel for work - it can be extremely tough to be the person left at home.

7 baking fails that prove you should NEVER attempt a Peppa Pig cake

Getting the nose right is VERY IMPORTANT, people.

YEEZUS! Kanye West has a new album coming - and it's for kids

Well, we didn't see that coming...

5 main reasons why toddlers cry (that actually make a lot of sense)

There's a science behind your toddler's tears ... and it actually explains a lot.

Serious question. Is it REALLY that awful to put your toddler on a leash?

As one mum puts it, “I would rather ‘treat a child like a dog’ and have them safe than risk them running off when they are ‘trained’ properly.”

3 easy ways your family can make a difference to the environment

A few easy things to swap out, so your kids can make a difference.

Say WHAT?! Science says playing hip hop to cheese makes it taste better

BRB ... gotta go blast some Tribe Called Quest to my Gouda.

Why sending a kid to big school is like ANOTHER full-time job for parents

Tomorrow is a new (school) day ... brace yourself for it!

This miracle song will get your baby to sleep in a flash. Seriously.

What is this sorcery? And why didn't we hear about it sooner?!

6 easy elephant crafts to get kids excited for the new Dumbo movie

We're excited ... which means our kids need to get excited, too!

"I thought I was beginning my online life, but hundreds of my photos were already on the internet"

This 14-year-old was shocked to see how much her mum posted about her before she was "old enough" to use social media.

Photos of dad vs photos of mum: this comic nails it

Why is it that 96 percent of husbands don't seem to know their way around a camera?

How many of these fibs have you told your child? We score 20/20 ...

It's as if telling these white lies to our children is a parenting rite of passage!

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...