Toddler Development

Prince George was happy to hold dad's hand.

Why more strangers should be like Justin Trudeau

Yes, we've all been there. Whether it's an acquaintance, a random person in a shop or a beloved grandparent, all kids have moments of not wanting to provide a requested high five, cuddle or kiss.

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Little Parks gets ready to ride on his specially adapted wakeboard.

Wakeboarding baby claims world record

While most six-month-old babies are happy to be cursing the furniture, Parks Bryant has already taken to water and has just been named the world's youngest wakeboarder.

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Life with a Toddler

Tracy Umezu is determined her daughter Charlotte will experience joy despite her severe epilepsy.

Parents create 'joy list' for sick toddler

Charlotte's future is uncertain, but the Umezus have vowed to make sure their daughter's illness does not prevent her from experiencing as many joyful things in life as possible.

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Toilet Training

Some children have trouble toilet training because they are afraid of the toilet.

When toilet training doesn't go to plan

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.

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Toilet targets

Toilet training products

From the clever to the strange, we've found a selection of products to help you toilet train your toddler.

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There is a Monster under my bed who farts

Toilet humour books for little kids

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.

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Toddler Health

It can be a case of try and try again when it comes to fussy eaters and healthy food.

How to get fussy eaters to eat their greens

Children who refuse to eat certain things (or in some cases, most things) can cause concern for parents who want to ensure their little ones are getting the nutrition they need in their growing bodies.

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Education & Play

The baby fell facedown before flipping onto her back.

Baby's water survival video divides viewers

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.

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Baby's future imagined in cute photo series

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.

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Toddler Products


More funds for preschool places.

New preschool funding misses 70pc of children

The cost of childcare to the bulk of NSW families could actually increase after the government's multi-million dollar funding boost to the early childhood sector, industry sources say. 

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