Could a nap help expand your toddler's vocabulary?
One of the most common errors made by parents is in how they give instructions to their children.
For some parents, physical discipline or spanking is believed to be an effective form of encouraging children to behave better. But is it?
When Alison Johnson put her 18-month-old Caleb down for a nap, she had no reason to believe her son was in any danger.
Is this toddler possessed or does he just have very good balance? Or do you think the video is a fake?
Children who don't attend playgroup are twice as likely to be developmentally behind those who do by the time they start school, new research shows.
Tuesdays and Fridays are the favourite days of the week for toddler triplets Heaton, Wilder and Holden.
Travelling with a baby can be a daunting task for new mums and dads.
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.
From the clever to the strange, we've found a selection of products to help you toilet train your toddler.
There's something about toilet humour and 3-year-olds - at an age where they're learning about the human body, this topic is an endless source of comedy. If your little one is captivated by bums, farts and wee, check out some of these books.
A one-year-old boy in India who developed facial hair and sexual urges was diagnosed with a rare hormonal condition.
Does giving children food as a reward turn them into emotional eaters?
Three-year-old Henry died in February this year, just a few hours after falling ill.
If you like to read ‘Day on a Plate’ columns, you’ll be interested in your toddler’s take on it.
Maureen Ross has walked into her dream job designing a 3D printed human ear for children.
Every day Brisbane mum Rebecca Lilly wakes up in fear that the tumours in her son's body have grown and spread.
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.
Freelance photographer and mum Sioin Queenie Liao has created an adorable photo series of her sleeping son, Wengenn in Wonderland. Using only household items, Liao dresses Wengenn for the shoot before nap time, then works her magic while he sleeps. Liao has photographed over 1000 scenes of her son; from Tarzan to toy soldier, Wengenn has many adventures up his very cute sleeve.
Baby laptops and other talking, flashing toys that promise to improve children's language skills may do the exact opposite.
The way parents respond to their child's babbling can shape how their infants communicate.
The latest children's collection from Ikea is practical and earthy, and kind on the hip pocket.
It's the perfect solution to combat those toddler meltdowns when they no longer want to be in a pram but can't walk long distances.
Here's a puzzle that grows with them; the Puzzle Grow Pack by Millions of Monkeys.
A Perth co-working space that allows mothers to bring their babies to work to be looked after at an upstairs crèche has plans to expand into the CBD to help big businesses better support working parents of young children.
MIND OVER MONEY
Greens leader Richard Di Natale copped flak for having an au pair, but for those of us outside politics it might be worth considering.
The Turnbull Government has been forced to overhaul its $185 million nanny trial, which has seen nannies appointed to just 60 families who are paying an average of $35 an hour for care.
Australia's peak childcare agency is calling on the federal government to make an election promise to help meet rising childcare costs.
My wife and I opened a drop-in daycare centre in 2012 and ran it for three years.
Australian National University modelling of the Coalition's new childcare package suggests more families will be hit by the proposed changes than the Turnbull government's figures show.