For years, they were told nothing was wrong with their daughter.
This is a stage, and you and she will move through it. I can (almost) promise it.
There are big changes for families in the new recommendations to guide children's use of anything with a screen, such as computers, tablets, mobile phones, televisions and video games.
Parenting is hard - and most of us are simply doing the best we can, in order to be "good-enough".
Yes, we've all been there. Whether it's an acquaintance, a random person in a shop or a beloved grandparent, all kids have moments of not wanting to provide a requested high five, cuddle or kiss.
Yes, they drive you crazy…then you love them…then they drive you crazy again, but there's no doubt toddlers are awesome.
Sometimes – okay, often – we're left scratching our heads over the things our little kids do.
Sometimes as a parent it is important to remember that you really can't please everyone all the time.
It's one of the less glamorous tasks of parenthood (because, well, poo) but a necessary one nonetheless.
This method, called elimination communication (EC or assisted infant toilet training), is becoming increasingly popular in the West.
The books make it seem easy. You start toilet training, and within a few weeks, your child is no longer wearing nappies. In reality, things don't always go as planned.
The mother of the Queensland toddler believes her son could be discharged from hospital as early as next Friday.
Here comes the bad news: Even though sugar doesn't make kids hyper, that does not mean it's good for you.
Contaminants from children including faeces can be rinsed into water holding tanks and then sprayed onto other users and swallowed.
Townsville scientists join forces in the fight for a food allergy vaccine
If you read about children's health, you've heard a lot of this before.
When Ethan Faria's legs were amputated below the knees after he contracted a rare bacterial infection last year, the toddler's family worried about what his future would look like.
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.
Colourful kids spaces don’t only look great, but can assist in learning and behaviour, too.
These books make a great idea for baby showers, christenings, naming days, and early birthdays too.
Even one-year-olds can be very exploratory, experimental and creative.
Is it responsible parenting, or is this baby being subjected to unnecessary distress? That's the question dividing viewers of a video showing a six-month-old girl fending for herself in a swimming pool after being enticed to fall into the water.
A French dad has captured his 3-month-old daughter, June, in a series that shows her in outfits of different professions in order to show the possibilities ahead of her. The dad, Malo, says that he, his wife and a few friends work quickly to avoid tiring the baby out.
It's a long overdue move for kids and parents alike.
Bring the simplicity and functionality of Scandinavian design into your nursery or kids' room.
We're a bit thrilled with the new mealtime sets from Love Mae for spring/summer 2016.
A man with a long history of lewd acts including masturbating in front of two 16-year-old schoolgirls will be allowed to work with children, in a decision described as "bizarre" by a former children's commissioner.
A 28-year-old woman has been found guilty of fraud after she forged children's attendance records at her Aussie Giggles family day care centre to rake in more than $3.6 million in taxpayer funding.
An early childhood teacher has been censured for serious misconduct after she threatened the mother of a young child.
Some parents of children attending a for-profit childcare service run by the private equity firm that floated Dick Smith say its centres are being run into the ground as profits are siphoned off.
It's boomtime for corporate childcare in Australia, with for-profit operators and the big, listed landlords who own more than half the nation's centres boasting of strong growth, increasing rental income and multimillion dollar profits for their shareholders.
Saman Shad's six-month-old son was on childcare waitlists since well before he was born, but none of them have a place for him next year.