Pregnancy

Advice people won't give you (but probably should) in your third trimester

Jessica Bartlett These are the 'school of hard knocks' lessons I've learned in my last three months of pregnancy, and I'm sharing them with you – because if not me, then who will?

Birth

Three truths about C-section mums

Monet Moutrie Lately I've been thinking about the caesarean stories and the brave women who birth their children with strength and beauty.

Baby

Does this three-month-old say 'I love you'?

Staff writers YouTube user Ted Moskalenko was filmed by his wife, Michelle, as his baby son, Ben, engaged in some baby chat.

Toddler

Mummydesking: the new hotdesking

LUCY BATTERSBY 7:12am It is a paradise that only working parents of small children can understand: a place to sit for three hours without any interruptions while someone looks after the kids.

Sugary drinks blamed for removal of toddlers' rotten teeth

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Matt Stewart Children as young as 18 months are having multiple rotten teeth pulled out as parents feed toddlers soft drinks through sipper bottles, and chocolate biscuits and Milo as bedtime treats.

Kids break out of daycare centre, cross busy highway

When toddlers have strange obsessions

Why I'm glad to be an indulgent granny

Dealing with a toddler's morning tantrums

Lifestyle

Family sleepovers: a tribute to my 1970s childhood

KYLIE ORR 12:01pm My memories of those nights in my childhood are all about fun: sleepover excitement, staying up late, watching movies we probably weren't supposed to watch ... freedom.

Wellbeing

When Mama Bear strikes

JO HARTLEY When we become mums, our instinct to protect our children and keep them safe from harm is so strong we're often likened to a Mama Bear protecting her cubs.