Meghan Leahy My toddler has started hitting when he gets frustrated, is feeling ignored, or just thinks it might be fun.
JO HARTLEY Most mums and dads will tell you there are very few guarantees in parenthood. I disagree.
Rashida Tayabali If you have children who've just started chattering incessantly too, you might be familiar with what I've only just discovered.
Meghan Leahy Your schedule is not important to your two-year-old, and you cannot convince her otherwise. So what can you do?
EVELYN LEWIN The truth is, I can no longer deny that my walking, babbling, somewhat-independent little miss is no longer a bona fide 'baby'.
Priscilla Dunstan Through their drawings, children can be classified into their dominant sensory modes - that is, if they could be classified as visual, tactile, taste/smell, or auditory.
JULIA MEDEW Doctors are warning people to be careful with alcohol-based hand sanitisers after a three-year-old suffered severe alcohol poisoning.
Staff writers All parents cherish photos of their children, but one mother has more reason than most to be glad she took a snapshot of her young son.
Megan Blandford Forget the healthy images of chubby babies and toddlers; lots of parents are being told their young children are overweight.
Louise Wedgwood Chances are your toddler's behaviour is all completely normal - but here's how to tackle some common social problems.
Gemma Taylor New research shows that after watching an educational children’s television program, toddlers can learn to count to five and read a simple map.
Jennifer Chung If you have both a toddler and a preschooler, we have some fun ideas to keep them both busy.
Babyology These kids' beds definitely fit the brief of providing personality and personal space for little people who are moving up in the world.
Babyology Check out these creative upcycling ideas that transform regular Ikea items into something special for your little ones.
Staff writers The Maxi-Cosi A2 and A4 Euro car seats have been recalled due to safety concerns.
Compare your baby's length and weight for age against the World Health Organization's standard growth charts for children aged 0-3 years.
Time to start introducing the potty or toilet to your toddler and not sure where to start? Here is our section on toilet trainng with expert advice, other mum's experiences, and forums to share and ask advice from other mums.
Find all the information you need to keep your family healthy and happy during the chilly season.
Chat about your toddler's health, sleep, behaviour, eating habits and more with other parents in the Essential Baby forum.