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Advice: How to offer a bottle to a breastfed baby

"I’d like the flexibility of offering a bottle of expressed milk if I need to miss the odd feed."

Masturbation or exploration? What to know about toddlers touching private parts

Here's how to react to a hand down the pants.

Teach your child self-regulation in 5 easy steps

Dr Stuart Shanker shares the secret to success. 

Sleeping next to your kids to help them fall asleep: Yay or nay?

It’s a great vantage point for dust mites and lost socks ...

Did you know that Anthony and Lachy Wiggle are in an adults-only band together?!

Believe it or not, Anthony and Lachy actually have time for a whole other band!

9 simple ways to encourage a budding violin player (when you're not musical yourself!)

"Kids are so impressionable, let them see you enjoying music."

Why daughters need their dads to step up (not back)

 Author Madonna King has some thoughts on how dads can stay connected to their girls, even when they're being pushed away.

Pssst! Here's the upside to your baby's sleepless nights

Hopefully this brings you comfort at 3am!

How switching to flexible childcare hours can save you money

Here's how to make your government childcare subsidy go further. 

Baby blues and postnatal depression: What’s the difference?

We don’t always know how we 're going to react when our babies are born.

‘Sleep when the baby sleeps’ doesn’t work. Here’s what to say instead

Do what you need to do when your baby sleeps. Just make sure you keep functioning.

Should parents stay together when the passion is gone?

How important is your sex life when it comes to keeping your family together?

9 reasons why toddlers have tantrums

Usually loud, often lengthy and pretty much always irrational.

Not the dad I want to be: Why I treat my daughter differently to my son

'This is not the dad I want to be.'

Kinderling’s school holidays survival guide

We've got everything to keep the kids entertained!

One mum's clever hack for morning me-time

'I was using my kids as my alarm clock.'

7 stories to get you through the holidays

They're all in our free app for offline listening!

5 kids’ songs perfect for dancing to these school holidays

The perfect tunes to keep kids entertained!

Sleep and routines during daylight saving: Explainer for kids of all ages

Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue helps us take the stress out of daylight saving. 

6 intimate tips to rejuvenate the passion in your relationship post-kids

Finding each other again after starting a family.

3 tips for juggling advice from health professionals with your own instincts

How to manage the truckloads of advice that's coming your way.

Clementine Ford: "I felt certain my body would only produce a girl"

When she discovered she was having a boy Clementine Ford wasn't disappointed, she was nervous.

“Today I hated my kids.” Worn-out parent shares her relatable tale

We've all been there. Tired, overwhelmed and sick of it.

How does having a child with autism affect your relationship?

All parents need to nurture their couple relationship, but for parents of children with autism, it’s vital.