Toddlers can be given a flying start in language and maths if their parents interact with them correctly, research suggests.
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.
There was a time when I thought that waterboarding was the most serious torture threat facing civilisation. Then my toddler started asking me questions.
We've got two happy stories to tell you, and they both feature the most kind-hearted checkout operators you can imagine.
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 first sign something was wrong with little Annabelle Potts came at Christmas when she began bumping into walls and stumbling as she walked.
A Sydney toddler whose umbilical cord blood was stored to help treat her sister's Type 1 diabetes has had it reinfused after showing signs of the disease herself.
By age three, more than two thirds of children will have had at least one episode of acute otitis media (bacterial ear infection).
Ikea has reached a tentative settlement to pay $US50 million ($69 million) to three families whose young children were killed by the Swedish company's furniture.
For fussy eaters, smoothies can be a fun way to engage in the snack-creation process whilst also incorporating an array of nutrients important for children's development.
A mother has urged parents to listen to their instincts after her three-year-old son was sent home from an emergency department.
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.
It's such a neat idea for those living in high density apartment blocks where children may struggle to get enough physical activity.
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.
The Turnbull government is launching a major crackdown on dodgy family daycare providers, with new integrity measures designed to save taxpayers up to $250 million.
The total cost of six years of childcare is astonishing.
Would you consider sending your child to one of these new luxury centres?
Patience – the ability to remain calm in the face of acute frustration - is a skill all parents of young children must learn.
A furious mum is hoping police will press charges against a daycare worker who breastfed her three-month-old son without permission.
The amount of money a working couple spends on childcare is eye-watering but there are benefits too.