There are many emotional benefits to sharing, but only if it's voluntary.
It's no secret that threenagers suffer from a lot of bad press, However, as this little boy shows, it's an age full of wisdom and insight, too.
Welcoming a second baby is beautiful, joyous and exhausting - or, if you're a 2-year-old, utterly confusing and downright annoying.
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.
Sometimes they are just too truthful.
I tell my puppy the same thing I've said to my kids so many times. "It's a good job you're so cute!"
It was labelled "1950s drivel".
Toilet training your toddlers is hard enough, but this little girl took it to a whole new level when her toilet booster seat got stuck around her neck.
When a toilet training toddler needs to go, they REALLY need to go. But is it ever acceptable to whip out a potty in public?
Australia is in the midst of what is likely to be the worst flu season in at least 15 years, with more than 70,000 people struck down by the dreaded lurgy so far this year.
Great news for grubby kids.
Parents are unaware of appropriate first aid for hot drink scalds in young children, finds new Australian research into the factors leading to burns in toddlers.
To help combat the misinformation and spread good health, here are the most common health myths compared to fact.
Immunisation is a polarising topic, particularly with the federal government's introduction of the "no jab, no pay" policy last year.
Angela Brown is lobbying for Australian laws to be changed to make it compulsory to keep youngsters facing the rear for much longer.
Paternal engagement in those early months of life can create new pathways for cognitive development, says a new study.
There is always something so beautiful about babies with special connections to their older family members. But what Aria McMahon has with her grandmother Pamela is pure magic.
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.
The products were sold nationally.
A recall has been issued for a range of kids' yoghurt pouches sold nationally in all major retailers.
It comes 50 years after her debut record.
When childcare costs more than a woman's wage, calls to "just work anyway" don't help, writes Polly Dunning.
For the Joyce family, one partner being assigned to a project in Wollongong, south of Sydney, set the wheels in motion for a sea change.
The benefits are surprising.
Most parents are experiencing substantial difficulties with the financial burden and lack of availability of childcare, as costs have more than doubled for some families in just over a decade.
Does it really make more financial sense for one partner to stay home?
A sharing economy platform is under scrutiny over concerns for child safety.