News & Features

Whoa! Queensland schoolgirl finds snake in her lunchbox

Forget snakes on a plane, this poor girl found a snake in her lunchbox...

7 things I can't live without now we have two kids

Is your family growing? These items could make life easier for you too.

A parent’s starter guide to home schooling in Australia

Educating children in the home is more popular than ever for Australian kids.

3 fascinating parenting tips from traditional societies

Most of life’s challenges can benefit from a change in perspective and parenting is no exception.

Keeping your child home from day care: 3 perspectives

Does that snuffly nose really have to mean a day home from childcare?

There’s now a musical organ entirely made of Furbies

Pipe dreams do come true.

Why I’m calling for a truce on the war on sugar

Can the sugar police stop with their judgement please?

Australian mum demands urgent recall on Peppa Pig bowl after daughter chokes

A scary moment for one mum that's a warning to all.

5 easy ideas for Valentine's Day because you forgot it's today

Fan the flames of desire without having to lift a finger.

20 things to be thankful for this Valentine’s Day

Not sure of a present? Show your gratitude with these phrases instead.

A letter to my husband on Valentine’s Day

This Valentine's Day, Shevonne Hunt writes down her love.

The 4 best toys to pack for travel with kids

Great off-screen activities to keep the kids entertained.

Toddler's epic tantrum leaves mum in tears. 'Till strangers step in to help.

A very pregnant mum was struggling with her tantrum-ing toddler at the airport when a gang of superheroes stepped in to save the day.

5 things that help me cope on exhausted days

As much as I’d like to take a day to myself to rest and get my emotional equilibrium back, it’s just not possible right now. 

A busy mum’s guide to finding exercise time

To keep exercise a regular event in my week, it has to give me more than a stitch and a red face, writes presenter Shevonne Hunt. 

Can't find a babysitter? 5 date ideas to try at home

Creative ideas when you're stuck at home!

Work four days, get paid for five? Sign us up.

The New Zealand company offering employees the solution to our work life woes.

15 punny onesies perfect for presents (or for your own bub!)

Hilarious outfits for little ones.

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.