Rain Man won four Oscars back in 1989 and now three decades later Australian scientists have discovered more about the brain of the man who inspired the film.
There are some everyday things that parents can do to improve gross motor skills and coordination.
People often tell new parents to avoid sing-song "baby talk" with their new addition to the family because it will slow the child's language development.
Lisa Wilkinson has slammed parents who expose their toddler children to technology.
When I became a parent I learned to fear many things – trucks, motorbikes, sunny streets with no shade, any kind of renovations and especially lawnmowers.
Mothers have always been good at passing on advice, now it seems they are also likely to be the ones responsible for how intelligent their children are.
House Rules star Maddi Wright has sparked controversy after revealing on Instagram that she wishes she never breastfed her baby - and that she's a different person having switched her four-month-old bub to formula.
It's hard to believe than in 2017 mums are still receiving flak for breastfeeding in public, but that's what one US mum claims happened in IKEA.
Do we feel more judged than our own mothers did? The short answer, according to a new study, is yes.
Everyone is a parenting expert until they have kids – right?
They imagined that while I was away, I would be glued to the couch, beer in hand. In no way would I actually be helping my wife.
When this dad's baby wouldn't stop crying he took matters into his own hands. He also recorded what he did to let other people in on the simple hack and now it's going viral.
From the world of super obvious science comes the news that you can never hold your baby too much.
Tommee Tippee in the has launched an investigation into its popular Perfect Preps milk machine after a group of concerned parents claimed their machines were experiencing a build-up of a "mould-like" slime substance.
Here are some of the common 'new' things you'll experience in the first month and half of being home with your bub.
Babycare author Pinky McKay will share her parenting secrets at the Essential Baby & Toddler Show in Brisbane next weekend.
A postnatal doula's goal is to help you transition to motherhood, enjoy your baby and handle all the challenges that come your way.
"Sleep while the baby sleeps!" Heard that piece of advice before? You're not alone.
Your sleep is vital so we've made a list of sleep-aiding baby products in the hope that one or two of them might be your sleep saviour.
Simply put the pram brake on, set the wheels on top of the Pramrolla, plug it in and off they go ... or so they think.
Katy Landrum shared that while she and her partner checked into their resort, a sleep consultant taught their baby "to cry it out".
While a routine can certainly help babies adjust to life outside the womb, and help them learn what to expect throughout the day, can it really work for all babies?
US safe baby sleeping guidelines have been updated and brought in line with those recognised by Australian health authorities.
Special rituals, as well as favourite cutlery and plates, can make dinner times less challenging and a lot more fun!
Tips to help you support your kids through some of the most common children’s health challenges.
It can be frustrating, worrying, and turn into a battle of wills - but it doesn't have to be like that
Every parent knows toddlers can move fast, now one mum is warning about the dangers of allowing small children anywhere near vacuum cleaners.
Parents really shouldn't need another reason to quit smoking, especially around their children. But, for those that do, the results of a new study might be just the catalyst they are looking.
At 16-months-old, Kyrie Carter already has a good handle of a basketball, his family says - despite being born with five thumbs.
Public health advocates have welcomed Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's renewed vaccinations push.
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has suggested there are tests available to see if children will have an adverse reaction to vaccinations. Here's the truth.
Ben Ryan locked himself in his shed for weeks after his baby son's arm was amputated. He emerged with a stunning invention.
Nobody knows more about engaging kids through play than Fisher-Price.
Playgroup NSW membership is now free for a year, for anyone with an infant under 12 months of age.
Does it work for your baby?
What's the best way to mentally stimulate your baby? It doesn't take a genius - just a loving, involved parent.
Gabby Holden, the Uniting Director of Early Learning, shares why the first few years are so vital for development and learning.
If you're feeling guilty about giving your little one the iPad so you can have a few moments' peace/do the laundry/catch up on some work - here's some welcome news.
Pumpkin Patch will be revived as a mostly online business after the owner e-commerce store CatchOfTheDay bought the collapsed children clothing retailer's brand and intellectual assets.
Injuries associated with common nursery products including baby carriers and strollers are on the rise in the US, finds a new study out this week.
Motherhood: it's both the best and the hardest thing in the world.