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How to cope as an introvert raising an extroverted child

Feel like you can't keep up? Show them the magic of quiet ...

WIN one of two magical family outings, thanks to JBL!

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4 ways to help a clingy child grow their confidence

A psychologist shares the best way to help your child.

Did you know Bluey's dad is voiced by a cult '90s icon?

Now you do!

9 things all brilliant mum friends say to each other

Whenever I feel like I'm failing, one of my friends will say ...

Get excited! Netflix is set to remake The Chronicles of Narnia

Pass the celebratory Turkish Delight!

Shhh! 10 (secret) reasons why every family loves Bunnings

It's not just the sausage sizzle!

16 cakes that prove the art of the Women's Weekly birthday cake isn't dead

Enough with the fancy fondant cakes, already!

How my most stubborn toddler grew to be my easiest child

Well, that was unexpected...

Meet the preschoolers fighting to get the Aboriginal Flag flown on the Harbour Bridge

"Only 13 more years till these kids can vote. Phew."

Brand new Bedtime Explorers is here, and it's all about DINOSAURS!

We know how the kids are getting to sleep tonight!

WIN a super-special Where is the Green Sheep? story-time pack, valued at over $450

If your kids love this book, this prize will blow their minds!

Rap fans! Nas has written a kids' book called 'I Know I Can'

As the rapper puts it, "Education starts in the crib."

6 good reasons to resist pressure to have more than one child

For some, less really is more.

Please. Don't be "sorry" that my child has autism.

"There’s absolutely nothing to feel sorry about – because I can tell you, we definitely aren’t sad or grieving."

Over 100 easy ideas for healthy school lunch boxes

Never run out of inspiration again!

11 sensory play ideas for babies (once they stop sleeping all the time)

Help grow their curious minds with these fun activities.

John Legend calls out how public spaces are letting down dads

We couldn't agree more.

14 magically easy ideas for a unicorn birthday party

No. You don't have to attempt an Insta-worthy unicorn cake. 

8 things I hope my kids will always remember about their grandparents

Make the memories while you can.

12 things nobody warns you about before having a third child

Warning: this article may be a very effective form of contraception.

There's a new kids’ TV show to give you nightmares. Great.

“Bet my daughter will love it, sigh.”

Sir Paul McCartney is the latest musician to write a kids' book!

It's called Hey Grandude, and it looks every bit as wonderful as his music.

Research: Sweden proves why dads should be home to help during first year with baby

Rest of the world, pay attention!