Toddler Development

Life with a Toddler

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

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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Wengenn in Wonderland

Adorable photo series of sleeping baby

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.

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Toddler Products


Perth mothers are embracing Bubdesk.

Workspace for mums with babies expanding to Perth CBD

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.

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Greens leader Richard Di Natale copped flak for employing an au pair.


Is an au pair right for your family?

Greens leader Richard Di Natale copped flak for having an au pair, but for those of us outside politics it might be worth considering.

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"I will defend the defensible but if I need to act, I will": Minister Simon  Birmingham.

More families 'to lose out' in childcare package

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.

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