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5 strengths-based parenting tips to nurture your child’s gifts

Let's pull back the focus on faults.

Simon Birmingham, how is THIS a solution to the daycare conundrum for working parents?

Childcare is far more than a financial transaction, it’s emotional.

The nitty gritty of nits and lice

Infuriatingly itchy, infuriatingly catching.

Why don’t kids feel the cold and why does it bother us so?

Anyone else notice they just don’t feel the chill?

The Wiggles vs David Bowie: "It's the exact same, mate."

You'll never listen to 'Caveland' the same again.

Adult morality vs. child's play: Should kids be allowed to wear makeup?

We need to take a step back and see the world through our children's eyes.

Creativity: The secret piece to the happiness puzzle

Creativity isn't about being a tortured artist.

You're my darling husband, but I hate you for sleeping right now

I'm sorry to say love, it was worse for me. 

Clever nappy changing hack for runaway toddlers

Is your kid resisting changes?

10 sleep truths I learnt after 30 years as a Mothercraft nurse

Kinderling Kids Radio's Mothercraft nurse Chris Minogue shares her secrets. 

Making a move: 6 tips for a smooth transition to a new house

Beyond the logistics, here's how to support your kids emotionally.

Peppa Pig astrology perfectly captures kids' play dates

Hilariously accurate!

Step by step: How to encourage your baby to walk

The common speedbumps kids encounter.

Why I’m a card-carrying member of The Parent Club

To be part of this Club all you need is a small child in your arms.

The best form of discipline: Don't ignore a tantrum or punish with a time out

When kids are having a hard time, they’re saying they need us.

Naughty and nice: Why your child saves their worst behaviour for home

Pick. Your. Battles.

Rookie error: 7 terrible baby sleep mistakes I made as a first time parent

Hindsight is awesome, right?

Missing Kinderling Kids Radio on your digital radio? Just rescan

We might disappear for a moment, but it's easy to fix!

The simple change that made family dinner time great again

Kids who eat with the family most nights are generally less stressed.

The best thing about my kid-free commute: Rediscovering the phone

An unexpected up-side of my drive. 

Impossible Mission? Working from home with kids around your ankles

It's harder than it looks, right?

Good parenting means we need to raise ourselves first

Quit with #badmum and #mumguilt. We need to rise up with the positives.

Recipe: Cornflake Cookies

Remember this childhood classic?!

Rule-breakers: Why the best childhood memories are made when parents loosen up

Being a parent is a serious job, but we have to keep it real, writes Shevonne Hunt.