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.
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".
She doesn't care that he's the head of the Catholic church, she just wants that hat.
Hands up who is sick and tired of cooking dinner for their kids every night only to have them complain about what's on their plate.
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?
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.
"Half-way through my phone call I heard my daughter screaming… it was so loud I could hear it clearly over the car running, the air conditioner fan on full and both car and house doors closed."
When a dad noticed a glow emanating from the eye of his toddler in a photo, he knew it was the sign of something serious.
If you're the parent of young children, chances are you're never too far away from a bottle of hand sanitiser.
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).
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.
Following the recall of over half a million Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure swings in the US, Australia has now been included in the list of countries with affected products.
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.
Families with young children in childcare will be up to $3400 a year better off, although family payments will be frozen.
Young parents these days have little alternative but to pay strangers to perform that most precious of services, caring for their little ones. It's an emotionally fraught process.
Alicia Smith wakes up while it's still dark, eats breakfast in a hurry and makes her way to work. If she's lucky, she's remembered to pack her own lunch before she runs out the door. She gives Boots the dog one last pat.
More than 1000 early childhood educators plan to walk off the job on International Women's Day to draw attention to their low pay.
This mum loves her child's daycare facilities, staff, location and the level of care - there's just one thing she's not sure about.
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.