JO HARTLEY It will come as no surprise to many parents that recent research has revealed that having children in the car is more distracting than chatting on a mobile phone.
A newborn has survived serious injury - or even death - in a horrifying accident that has shown the importance of using a correctly fitted car restraint.
Jo Hartley Every year there are thousands and thousands of women who are left behind while their partners are deployed overseas in the defence force. Three women explain what happened when they gave birth while their partners were overseas.
Olivia Carville A mother's bid to postpone a family holiday that clashed with her first stint of radiation treatment was declined because it was "only breast cancer".
MARISSA CALLIGEROS Six-year-old Mia Quinnell was fast asleep in the back seat as her family drove home. After a freak accident, she never woke up.
Alexandra Smith More children are being accidentally locked in cars outside schools, childcare centres and shops, with the latest figures showing more than 2200 children needed to be freed in the past financial year.
ROBERT UPE An expert in etiquette has given airline passengers a blunt warning. "Don't recline your seat into a passenger behind you on a flight that is less than three hours."
MEGAN LEVY The mother of a toddler who fell between a train and a platform in Sydney on Sunday screamed for someone to save her daughter, witnesses have said.
AMITY DRY In the second part of her guide to New York, Amity Dry shares her tips on entertainment and tourist attractions, and The Hamptons.
AMITY DRY Of all the places on my bucket list, I wanted to see New York the most. Now that I've been, I'm already planning my next trip there - and wanted to share some of my favourite places and things to do.
JANE REDDY While low-cost carriers in Asia are creating child-free zones, Etihad Airways is introducing ''flying nannies'' on long-haul flights.
Cameron McGavin Dave needs to upsize from a city runabout to a more family-friendly car - but it needs to be good on fuel. We take a look at a few options.
CRAIG PLATT A second budget airline will offer a child-free 'silent' zone on flights between Australia and Asia.
KATHERINE FEENEY A pregnant Sydney woman is seeking an apology from Jetstar after she was escorted from a Gold Coast-bound flight for failing to provide a medical certificate clearing her to fly.
JEN VUK Short-term initiatives, which encourage visitors to bond with children, can leave behind devastation.
TRACEY SPICER It was like a scene from The Exorcist. Two-year-old Taj was spinning on his back in the middle of the airport, screaming in tongues. We'd survived our first overseas flight but not the queue at customs.
TRACEY SPICER You know you're a bad parent when you discover your baby playing with a razor. This happened on our first family holiday after the birth of our daughter, Grace.
Andrew MacLean At last, a new Standards Australia revision now allows for ISOFIX child restraints.
Staff Writers Whether your child is on a special seat on your bike, is sitting in an attached trailer, or is 'helping to pedal' on a half bike, there are lots of options to keep everyone comfortable and safe while cycling as a family.
Staff Writers Riding a bike is a great way to get around, but you don’t have to give it up when you have little ones. Here are some tips to help you get pedalling with your precious cargo.
Jolyon Attwooll TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson has prompted a strong reaction after suggesting that children should be stashed in the luggage hold during flights.
Michelle Wranik Before the baby in a carriage comes a babymoon, writes Michelle Wranik.
Sandy Smith Four experts give tips and advice on how to get toddlers and young children to eat what they're given.
Leah McLennan offers advice for mothers flying with babies after learning her lessons the hard way.
Leearne Hynes After recently spending some time camping on the North Coast NSW, it was time for one family to try something different. So they hired a campervan and headed off to the South Coast NSW, young child in tow ...
Belinda Jackson Dummy: check. Vegemite: check. Belinda Jackson learns the art of travelling plus one.
American superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z's daughter Blue Ivy has been named an honorary citizen of the Croatian town of Hvar, after reports the couple named her for a local tree.
Margarida Fantini Introducing the Ford Kuga, the compact SUV that was designed keeping the pregnant woman in mind. And with its range of features, it will keep the whole family comfortable, happy and safe long after the baby is born.
Barry Divola Barry Divola learnt a thing or two while seeing Japan with his wife and baby. Here, he shares his travel tips.
Barry Divola Armed with lists and a stroller, Barry Divola and his wife head to Japan for 10 days, their nine-month-old in tow. Will they survive as a family unit, and get to see everything on their lengthy to-do list?
Check out this forum for all kinds of family travel ideas, advice and tips - including travel with babies under 12 months, experiences on various airlines, car seat info, and travel destinations.
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Hi-tech is helping kids beat boredom (and parents stay sane) on a car trip, writes Amanda Horswill.
Essential Baby talks to Drive.com.au Editor Toby Hagon about safe cars and what to consider when purchasing a family vehicle.