Despite the gruelling work, I have fallen in love with caring for my son. I find deep joy in nurturing him.
I really need my generation to get over itself.
I am the type of parent who will always call out a child who is clearly being too rough with others, but this was different.
A new mum has taken to Instagram to share a candid message about the good, the bad and the ugly side of motherhood.
Like many women who've regretted being mothers, Simone didn't tell anyone how she felt because she was ashamed.
Bra shopping. It's never easy. But for a stressed mum with toddlers in tow, a healthy dollop of shame can push you to the edge.
Rather than hiding her postpartum hair regrowth, author Giovana Fletcher has photographed and shared it.
Motherhood doesn't mean you can't indulge in a few DIY pampering treats.
Recent research shows that as many as 70 per cent of US adults believe women should take their husband's surname.
A dad who battled testicular cancer has shared a photo of himself and offered some wise words for others.
Aussie blogger Sophia Cachia, AKA The Young Mummy, has taken to social media to issue a plea to dads: "Take the photo. Take the god damn photo."
With more and more jobs demanding time away from home, it’s not only fathers who are flying in and out of the nest.
Public debate about the difficulties and costs of managing work and family is still solely centred on women, writes Jane Gilmore.
For the second time Roslyn Campbell is using alternative finance to advance her business.
I recently asked my father if he took time off work after I was born. "Nope", he replied without missing a beat. He went to work the night I was born and taught his corporation law class at a local university.
The rise of peer-to-peer platforms such as Uber have given a new meaning to the term 'portfolio' worker.
The Coalition's paid parental leave changes make it seem like the government is made up of men.
I will never deny the fact that grief has a place when you give birth to a child who brings a set of circumstances very different to what you imagined. Because for nine months, I thought I knew my Georgie.
"Life has a funny way of giving you what you need when you need it the most."
In Australia, around 57 babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks) each day. EB member Jannette tells her story about her twin sons, who were born at 24 weeks.
Essential Baby member Erin Law is a mum of three. Her daughter Bailey has autism, and Erin has Asperger's Syndrome herself. A year after her diagnosis, and on World Autism Awareness Day, she shares her story.
Essential Baby member Emma Bigwood always loved dogs - and now she's making a difference by helping save the lives of many canines. She shares her story.
As part of Down Syndrome Awareness Month, we share a story from EB member Julia Watson, who has a daughter with Down syndrome. She recalls the ways her little girl has changed their family for the better ...