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4 reasons to start music lessons with your baby the moment they’re born

Will learning music from as early as six weeks make your child a genius?

4 things you give up when you have a big family; and 5 things you gain

Here's what having a big family is really like.

12 addictive shows to watch when your kids are finally asleep

Finally got the kids down for the night, beverage in hand but no idea what to watch? You're in luck! One of these fab shows are guaranteed to please.

Why sleep regression is a dirty word

When it comes to managing your baby's sleep, Kinderling go-to expert Chris Minogue says this is one term parents shouldn't take lying down.

It's the messy house that undoes me

Five hours of broken sleep and a tantrum in the supermarket may rattle me; but grimy handprints on the fridge and puzzle pieces stuffed under the couch see me yelling…

Let's stop hating on Happy Mums

 I’ll be honest, I used to view Happy Mums with a mixture of envy and mistrust, writes presenter Shevonne Hunt. 

All hail Libby Trickett, queen of the third trimester

Women and their bodies can do amazing things. 

Instagood be gone: 5 shame-free lunch box hacks for every parent

Who has time to make a Picasso pizza anyhow?

Satirical news bulletin shares hilarious message from ‘women everywhere’ to stop the judgement!

Ladies, ever felt like everyone's judging you? Then you'll get a chuckle out of this.

Should you circumcise your baby boy?

It's a personal choice for consideration.    

The top 3 baby sleep products as picked by parents

A good night's sleep doesn't have to be a pipe dream.

I hate organising my kids' birthday parties. There, I said it.

Parents who are good at parties are akin to Superman or Supergirl in presenter Shevonne Hunt’s mind.

What is the best age to send your child to school?

Knowing if your child is socially and emotionally ready for school isn’t straight forward.

21 questions to ask your kid after their school day (that will guarantee an answer)

Don’t ask the generic ‘How was school?’

8 ways to overcome the daycare drop-off blues (for you and your little one)

'Cause sometimes you get stuck shaking them off your leg.

What to expect when your kid moves into their big bed

Facilitating their escape from behind bars.

Lights, Camera, Action: How song, dance and drama create a more resilient child

There could be more to the performing arts than the 'airy fairy'.

Bumpy road ahead: How to support your child through their first year at school

The first day of school is HUGE! But how do you manage the rest of the school year?

Hate nappies? This method means you’ll never have to use them on baby again!

Elimination Communications teaches babies to go to the toilet on cue.

Sassy Blue Ivy hilariously silences her parents at the Grammys

With an eye roll and a hand shoosh, she completely shuts down Beyonce AND Jay-Z.

I’m brainwashing my daughter - and it’s the best thing ever!

One of the best thing about kids growing up? Being able to share your passions with them.

18 binge-worthy shows during those late-night feeds with baby

These will have you hooked from episode one.

Dissecting the work/life balance: Why it isn’t working for mums

Families need extra help, but the system is flawed.

Dear Steve, working parents don’t only work to own shiny new things

Exasperated mum, Shevonne Hunt responds to Steve Biddulph's latest lofty parenting piece.