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Why parenting is a long series of letting go

Shevonne Hunt reflects on allowing your babies to grow away from you.

Use anti-inflammatory medicine? New research finds ibuprofen could impact fertility in men

Might be time to reconsider the pain killers.

7 tips for giving children their medicine

More than just Mary Poppins' recommendation of sugar...

14 classic books from your childhood to read to your kids

Snuggle up and pass your fave stories on to the next generation!

11 cheap DIY kid-proofing hacks

Save yourself some dollarydoos by giving these safety tricks a whirl!

10 playful activities perfect for family bonding

Stuck for weekend ideas?

10 gardening ideas for entertaining toddlers

Give them a green thumb early.

5 ways to squeeze in more sleep as a parent

Even an extra 30 minutes helps!

How to raise strong girls in the age of #MeToo

Undermine the negativity surrounding vulnerability, to find that true strength is in embracing it.

6 coping mechanisms for toddler tantrums

Avoid a completely melting down yourself...

13 resourceful hacks for organising toys

Because kids spread them EVERYWHERE.

Understanding and preventing UTIs in children

Kidlets can get them too!

Out the door: Re-writing the script for chaotic mornings with kids

How to make the mornings a little bit calmer for all.

8 dental tips for brushing teeth with kids

Keep their mouths minty fresh!

Young at heart: the challenge of getting older as a mum

The conundrum of ageing gracefully in the age of Instagram.

Play School star Rachael Coopes shares empowering message to women

An inspiring message for women from all walks of life.

Sleep tight: 7 things a parent will love about sleep school

There are great benefits for both parents and kids.

Be prepared! The common illnesses your child could pick up at day care

Your child will inevitably get sick!

New web tool tells exhausted parents how much sleep they’ve lost

It also suggests how many nappies you've changed, lullabies you've sung and books you've read.

How a trip to the hospital with my son made me 'grow up'

Shevonne Hunt explains why there's nothing that shocks you into true adulthood quite like an ill child.

Flying solo: Dating advice for single mums

Suggestions from a relationship expert for finding love as a mum!

BBC Dad 2.0 is the start to 2018 we need

We're still laughing!

How to give little boys the best start at big school, with Maggie Dent

Brain development and chemistry variations make starting school quite different for the two genders.

Little lefties: 7 interesting facts about left-handed kids

Fascinating truths about those who write without the right (hand).