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How sick is too sick for school? 5 signs to look out for

We all know that sinking feeling when your kid is sick ... but can we send them to school anyway?

Teaching kids about robots and the reality of artificial intelligence

What actually is AI and how is it a part of our lives?

The top 5 books I love reading to my kids

Shevonne Hunt loves nothing more than snuggling up with a fave book to share with her kids.

20 beautiful Indigenous baby names

From languages spanning the continent.

Letter: "Tonight I want to feel like your baby again. Being a big boy is tiring and it stresses me out a bit."

Ever wondered what your little one is really thinking after a long day at pre-school? Here's your chance...

What to do when your child is friends with a 'mean girl'

What happens when your child has a naughty friend and they’re not even a tween?

Three year-old boy screams for entire 8-hour flight. What would you do?

Plane travel and kids. If you didn’t have to, you just wouldn’t. It’s as simple as that.

3 steps to rein in a runner

According to Chris Minogue, your little runner is an adventurous soul who thinks that every time their feet are on the ground it’s time for a game. Your first job…

No BFFS allowed: Prince George's school bans besties

The tiny Prince growing up under the watchful eye of the whole world, is not allowed a best friend at school.

8 great movies to watch with pre-schoolers

These are fab films that won’t scare littlies, but won’t bore you to tears either.

4 song genres every parent needs when giving birth

'Cause music helps the most painful of times.

Chinese New Year 2018: What to expect with bubs born in the Year of the Dog

The good fortune, personality traits and names that are associated with baby Dogs.

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.