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7 night-time tips for parents with bedwetters

Learnt the hard way from another parent with a little bedwetter.

5 strategies that help when you don't like your child's teacher

Got some bad teacher vibes? Here's what to do about it.

Meet Lucy Kippist: Writing queen, hilarious reporter and mama extraordinaire

It's time for our very own editor to step into the spotlight.

Why we need to stop being so available to our kids

We rescued instead of teaching accountability. We didn’t hold the space.

How young is too young for pierced ears?

 ...and how do you tackle parenting dilemmas when you disagree with your partner?

Finding time for homework when it feels like there’s none

It turns out homework is just as painful as a parent as it was as a kid.

Jumping Jacks: An indoor game that gets your kids moving

Without spending lots of money, time or effort.

In reality, Mother's Day is far from picture perfect

Author Jaq Muller describes “A Mother of Day” – aka. Mother’s Day.

Help! My baby is biting and pulling my hair

How to discourage it so you don't lose ALL your hair!

Kinderling takes off with new radio channels on Qantas and Jetstar

First class entertainment for precious little passengers!

Kids, record a Mother Day's radio message for mum

Leave your Mum a special message and we’ll play it on the radio in the week leading up to Sunday May 13.

I'm a feminist but critics of New Zealand's female PM have a point

Jacinda Ardern has made a courageous but daunting decision , writes Lucy Kippist. 

5 things I didn’t expect to love when my mother-in-law came to stay

She’s like an Eveready battery bunny; always looking for something new to fix, tidy or clean, writes Shevonne Hunt.

4 warning signs your child's aggresive behaviour is out of control

Scientifically-tested strategies that work best for pre-school and early school years.

Behind bars: Why mothers in prison should have their kids with them

Kerry Tucker explains why children should be with their mums, even when emprisoned.

9 clever ways to get children off their screens (without them realising)

Sneaky as.

Recipe: Spinach and three cheese rolls

You won't be able to stop at eating just one!

Meet Gary Eck: The comedian who just loves to be called 'dad'

Gary Eck is a stand-up comedian and filmmaker who's been entertaining Australians for two decades. He's also a father of two.

Charlize Theron's 'Tully': What motherhood looks like when you're truly supported

A movie that takes you to the depths of motherhood and demands women ask for more help, writes Shevonne Hunt.

Does age gap matter once you become parents?

Sharing similar values, beliefs and goals about your relationship are key to success, according to researchers.

How young is too young for the facts of life?

A book about the birds and the bees has sparked a fiesty online debate. Where do you stand?

Recipe: Last minute homemade Anzac ice cream sandwiches

Prepare to wow the fam with this easy treat.

Yellow Wiggle Emma Watkins on the mend after surgery

Good news for little Wiggles fans!

Meet Chezzi Denyer: a mum who doesn't fit into any mould

She seems to have done it all!