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How to avoid nagging your kid to practise their musical instrument

There are real challenges that sit alongside the benefits of learning an instrument. 

Just zip it! Please stop asking when we're 'having a family'

Mum's heartbroken plea to friends and family. 

Double trouble! Baby news for Jimmy Giggle

Lucky this guy's got all the energy! (And he's going to need it).

“My precious, precious third baby. I love you so very much. But I don’t know if we will ever meet.”

One mum’s story about the child she may never hold. 

Check out this 7-year-old bassist covering Stevie Wonder, Rihanna and D’Angelo like a boss

Such a musical gift.

7 things I love about spending Fridays with my kids

It's just slower than daycare days. And that's a novelty in itself. 

Money talks: The perfect budget hacks for single parents

Simple tips to help navigate a stressful life event. 

How I fixed my top 3 parenting regrets

Love you, kids!

"This can happen so quickly": Baby badly burnt at Queensland water park

"It was the most horrific 10 minutes of my life."

Mum’s toilet-training tale is every parent’s worst pooping nightmare

Here's what can happen when you let a toddler near clean washing.

Laughing so hard I pee: Why Kristen Toovey loves being a mum

The single mum and TV producer dishes the dirt on her favourite and not-so-favourite parts of modern motherhood.

6 clever ways to tackle your toddler's dinner without a food fight

Focus on what they're eating, not how much you've plated up. 

3 policies we need now to support working families

School’s out, now what’s a parent to do?

Revealed: Why your child wants to read the same book over and over again

Understanding this will make bedtime easier ...

Move over baby showers! Postpartum parties are what new parents need

We need to show support when new mums most need it.

7 facts about LEGO – the toy we love to hate

But also love to love!

Dads and PND: Why texting is part of the solution

Becoming a dad turns a person’s life around, as much as becoming a mum. 

The idiot’s guide to building independent kids

Don't fancy tying your 18-year-old's shoelaces? Read this!

This ‘exhausted mum’ costume is so accurate

So life-like.

Want a nature lover? 7 tips from dirtgirl on encouraging garden play

Let's get grubby!

Dinner's more than food: 30 minutes to have a greater connection with your kids

Forks, knives and spoons for the win! 

Dads and mental health: 1 in 5 are anxious and depressed

How a man feels about fatherhood contributes significantly to his mental health. 

Parents, here’s what you need to watch on Netflix this November

Great shows for kids and grown-ups alike.

Mum's genius (and sweet) way to help anxious son get through the school day

Hugs all round...