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What to say when bad things happen to people you love

A guide to finding the right words.

I finally stopped being a mum martyr and I couldn't be happier

Kristen Toovey puts herself first, and realises everyone benefits.

What all kids can learn from Indigenous storytelling

John Patten explains oral indigenous culture and how important these stories are for all children.

Come play with us at the World’s Biggest Playgroup Day!

Join us for a free, fun-filled day of activities, music, dance and play

Navigating the IVF rollercoaster, a man’s perspective

The emotional toll it took and how to get through it.

7 things we learnt from Diary Of A Wombat's Jackie French

Did you know a wombat once pooed on her keyboard as she wrote her famous book?

Review: Diary of a Wombat live show

The book we know and love is translated onto the stage.

4 backyard plant hazards to know

Common dangers families should be aware of.

Why parenting is a paradox

Kinderling Conversation's Shevonne Hunt reflects on the wildly mixed emotions of parenthood. 

We want this incredible Lego tape

Fall head over heels in love with this accessory for toy bricks.

This 'BBC working mum' parody is the best one yet

She cooks, she cleans, she even defuses a bomb!

Move over, dad! BBC interview girl steals limelight again

First she charmed us with her strut, now she's winning at press conferences too. 

Mindfulness tips for parents and kids with Amy Taylor-Kabbaz

The Happy Mama  coach shares her techniques for dealing with daily stress as a parent.

We need to change how we look at mothers' bodies

It's hard to accept how we look post-baby.

Watch the Teletubbies get their freak on in Missy Elliot mash-up

It's an unlikely combo but it actually works. 

BBC Dad explains all in first interview since viral video-bomb

For the record, everyone was wearing pants.

This 'Dinner Time With Kids' video is hilariously accurate

Comedian Christian Hull has done it again!

Dad’s call for male pram sign goes viral, divides internet

Jokes aside, does he have a point?

The best books for babies and toddlers

Some great ideas for the next time you visit the library!

Jimmy Barnes teams up with The Wiggles for new album and book

Anthony, Emma, Simon and veteran Jeff join Barnesy on the new tunes.

'Will this go viral?' The best #BBCdad reactions, theories and parodies

The best #BBCdad comments, memes, theories and parodies.

Teaching kids resilience: Watch Dr Justin Coulson's great advice

The psychologist and author shares smart strategies for the whole family. 

Workplace pregnancy discrimination: what you need to know

How are pregnant women protected?

Review: Peppa Pig's My First Cinema Experience premiere

We went along to the Pink Carpet VIP premiere. Read our review and win family passes!