NICKY PHILLIPS The majority of Australian children with autism spectrum disorder are not being diagnosed until more than two years after they can be reliably identified.
Starting on solids is an exciting time for you and your baby. Here are a few tips to help the process go along smoothly.
Josefa Pete We usually only hear the success stories: tales of the two-year-old who’s talking, running and completely toilet trained. But other stories need to be told too.
Elicia Murray My standards at home were never that high but having a two-year-old has taught me to be cool with chaos.
Jorge Branco Children exposed to more than an hour of mandatory napping at childcare centres sleep worse at night, research finds.
Kate Browne Just like a horror movie ... THEY'RE BAAAAAACK. So what works in treating and avoiding head lice and nits?
Karen Prisco Please don't look badly on my child if they cry when I tell them they can't eat the birthday cake. Don't look at me condescendingly and say, "A little bit won't hurt".
Childhood cancer survival has increased in Australia by 6 per cent over recent decades, despite an unexplained rise in incidence rates among the very young.
Orlander Ruming Behind her big smile, 18-month-old Rosannah is dealing with a tumour that reaches from her lower abdomen all the way to her heart.
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.
Staff writers This little girl wasn't content with the regular alphabet song, choosing to put her own spin on it – a very metal spin.
Babyology A toy company wants to bring the fun of a sushi train right to your own dining table.
Babyology This ingenious product is an example of prevention being better than cure - particularly when it comes to missing children.
Babyology Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.
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.
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