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Clementine Ford and Julian Morrow on helping dads open up about mental health

“The fact many fathers are likely to be struggling with no clear view of where to get help should sound alarm bells.”

Why are small children so obsessed with garbage trucks?

Apparently it's all part of our DNA!

When being tired signals health issues beyond sleep deprivation

Shevonne Hunt was feeling a tired, but figured it was just part of being a parent. Turns out it was something else entirely.

29 important ways to avoid being a blasé parent

Blogger Kate Forster shares parenting lessons after 18 years in the game. 

5 ways to avoid the after school meltdown

#1: Give your child MORE of you in the mornings before school.

7 ways to leave the supermarket without buying your kid a single thing

For those days when online shopping just ain't an option...

When your kid's a daredevil and you're ... not

I am not a raging vessel of classic masculinity, in case you haven’t already guessed...

14 books to help new parents in baby’s first year

Great ideas as gifts!

Motherhood and oodles of love: Clementine Ford's 5 reflections on being a mum

For the critically-acclaimed author and columnist, being a mum is all about teaching and discovery (and oodles of love).

"We're just not the right fit anymore": Emma Wiggle opens up

"I love her more now than anything and she loves me more than anything.”

The 9 rules of Book Club

What happens at Book Club, stays at Book Club.

Parent's dilemma: Should you have a third child?

It's more expensive than you think, writes Maxabella. 

How to get your toddler to leave the park without a tantrum

Apparently it can be done...

Help! My son is emotional and distracted

My boy is a bit of dreamer, writes presenter Shevonne Hunt. 

What does a 'good' relationship look like after divorce?

People can end an intimate relationship but it’s very difficult to disengage as parents.

9 real mums reveal how they really bond with their daughters

Science says it's the most important relationship in our life. 

Are you on board with the new, inclusive Thomas the Tank Engine theme song?

Plus we introduce their added female characters.

The Vegetable Plot, Angie Who and Benny Time play all-star gig!

A Saturday full of wonderful kids music the whole fam will love.

The first six weeks of breastfeeding are the hardest. Here's why.

This is NOT about being pro-breastfeeding and anti-formula.

How to help your little boy make friends (and why it's so important)

How we can help our boys be good mates?

The one part of the emotional load I'm happy to carry

This part of mum-life is a thing of joy for presenter, Shevonne Hunt. 

5 things I do to stop criticising my kids

It’s not about me, or maybe it is.

6 gross and germy items parents use every day

You'll probably want to take a shower after reading this. 

Skate parks and morning coffees: Ryan Johnson dishes on dadhood

"A trip to the cinema alone is very exciting these days."