Pretty little faces, big eyes, long eyelashes, matching outfits ... these babies and toddlers have definitely found their doppelgängers in their favourite dolls.
Baby mugging is the latest cute internet craze to go viral. Simply lay your baby on a flat surface, hold a mug over the top and take a snap, and voila, your baby mugging picture! (All images from Pinterest.)
From the father who wore a skirt in solidarity with his son, to the military dad who surprised his daughter at a spelling bee contest: here are our favourite internet-famous dads. (via Daily Life)
Maria Jose Da Luz, an illustrator from Costa Rica, uses photos of children and pets to create gorgeous personalised illustrations. Request a custom drawing from her Etsy page or see more on Facebook (links under drawings).
World vision and Ken Duncan have created this inspiring book of photos and stories celebrating the special bond between mothers and children around the world. We decided to join in on the celebration and share some of these beautiful images just in time for Mother's Day. To purchase a copy of Vision of Hope: Mother & Child visit World Vision, all proceeds go towards assisting women and children around the world.
Instagram is abuzz with a trend: parents drawing eyebrows on their babies with eyebrow pencil or eyeliner. Is it funny? Or just plain silly? Here are some of the best - and funniest - we've seen.
Luxton brothers Joe and Geb have gone to painstaking lengths to recreate old family photos from their younger years. Click through to see the details they included in their new shots, from wardrobe choices to the family dog, with even their uncle getting in on in the act.
Artist Josh Cooley illustrates scenes from classic films in the style of Little Golden Books. Buy individual prints or his book of complete works from his blog, cooleycooley.blogspot.com.
From vampire babies to the Devil incarnate, pregnant men to crazed abductors, here are some movies you probably don't want to watch while pregnant.
Created by Venture Photography ahead of National Storytelling Week in the US, these photos show babies as young as newborns posed in the style of 10 top children's books. Too cute!
Change your body shape and your smile, and use only pink essentials in your day-to-day life, with these lady-only products. So really ... what were they thinking when they made them?
With the sporting season fast approaching, EB presents high-profile Aussie athletes who are also fathers and great role models.
Whether they're seemingly evil, drunk, regretful or skeptical - or even The Godfather - baby and toddler memes can be hilarious.
The humble Easter egg gets a pop culture makeover with these handpainted works of art from Instagram and YouTube (via Mashable.com).
Suzi Catchpole Got a little Peppa Pig techie in your family? Need a minute to try on a dress while your child plays happily in the pram?
EVELYN LEWIN As a new season of 'I'm a Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here' starts, a mum considers the reality TV shows she'd love to watch.
Play School began in 1966 and is still entertaining our kids today. Check out the old and new crop of ABC presenters ... we love them all! (Photos via ABC & YouTube)
Mother's Day cards don't all have to be overly sentimental and soppy! Share these funny, tongue-in-cheek ecards with a special mum you know.
Parenting can be a tough gig, so it's always good to try to keep a sense of humour about things. Here are a few of the best ecards we've come across while trawling the internet for parenting gold.
Essential Baby presents the most memorable labours and births from TV and the movies, including the good, the bad, and the wholly unrealistic ...
Weird, funny, silly, wrong or just plain creepy, they're the baby photos that might be better left in the bottom drawer.
Whether they're gun-toting, napping in the driveway or posing with a half-naked stranger, these grandparents are all just a little bit weird - and totally hilarious.
We keep an eye on the expectant stars, showing off their maternity style, and sharing the very latest pregnancy and birth news.
AMBER ROBINSON Claire Crosby's heart-melting video has had over a million views in two weeks.
Guns, cocaine and beer ... there was nothing advertisers didn't want to associate with babies and young kids in the past. And it didn't matter if the kids looked a bit evil or odd while they were doing it, either ...
Grab some popcorn, put your feet up and choose from one of these unforgettable pregnancy and baby movies to watch.
Bridget Jones' Plot Twist
Lauren Ferri Renee Zellweger has revealed that the cast of Bridget Jones’s Baby has filmed three endings.
They made us laugh, they made us cry happy tears, and we met them all this year. So much awwwww right here.
He was dumped by Sam Frost on The Bachelorette finale just a few months ago, but the reality dating TV show has helped Michael Turnbull find love with another.
CATHERINE RODIE Jimmy Rees, AKA Jimmy Giggle, has earned a special place in the hearts of a whole generation of Aussie kids.
AMBER ROBINSON Singer follows up success of Hello with new belting ballad When We Were Young.
PETER VINCENT While there won't be black skivvies instead of the customary red, yellow, blue and red tops, a planned pub tour by the original Wiggles lineup could feature rock songs.
JULIE MILLER Author and travel writer Julie Miller shares her experience of flying with a crying baby.
Essential Kids is proud to announce that 'Ice Age Live! A Mammoth Adventure' is coming to Australia in 2016.
LETITIA ROWLANDS It's one of the less recognised, but very important, milestones of early childhood development - the ability to blow out birthday candles without assistance.
KARL QUINN The popular comedy drama about Nina Proudman and her family will be back on air next year.
Only one can win
EBONY BOWDEN If you listen closely, you will hear cafes, restaurants - even bus stops - abuzz with speculation about which lucky lady has won Sam Wood's heart.
MEGAN BLANDFORD Fairy tales are all very well, but do you ever find yourself wondering what happened after the trite 'happily ever after' endings?
LETITIA ROWLANDS Modern day parents are often accused of being a competitive bunch. But this series of photos shows 1940s mums and dads wanted their babies to win before they could even walk - literally.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Justine Clarke is preparing for a new tour and the launch of her fifth studio album, Pyjama Jam! - and releasing a new book, too.
Darren Cartwright Some tradies have ripped off the ladies on The Block.
Season end nears
EBONY BOWDEN Bachelor Sam Wood finally clears up rumours about on-screen tantrums, what it's really like to be the Bachelor, and reveals he found love on the show.
Suzi Catchpole Cute twin girls are up and playing in their cots until they hear their mum's voice through the monitor.
Run for the hills
NICK GALVIN The presenters and reporters on Today have produced their own lip-sync cover of the rap star's hit track.
Staff writers Given some of the cliches that come out of the girls' mouths, you could be forgiven for thinking The Bachelor is just one big set-up.
Stacey Steinberg When our children one day learn of the personal stories we've shared, will we find ourselves asking them for forgiveness?
ELISSA BLAKE The usually chipper former Wiggle finds himself playing a gruff patriarch in the children's story of a magical nanny.
It was a touching video that would strike a chord with the families of any ex-pat separated from the ones they love.
Darren Cartwright If you have trouble recalling the ages of Jeremy Ryan's seven children on The Voice, you're not alone. So does he.
Megan Ritchie Jooste When my daughter came into this world, the sleek silhouette of my iPhone was right there in the front row alongside the doctor.
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