Q: Our 2-year-old is scared of many things: using slippery dips, going on ferris wheels with his parents, playing in ball pits, even riding a merry-go-round on his dad's lap. He seems to be hyper-aware of his surroundings.
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?
A panicked mother has found her missing three-year-old daughter in bushland 2km from their southeast Queensland home.
The metamorphosis from cheery toddler is not usually identified until full threenager evolution has occurred.
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.
To all the parents making a frantic dash down the baby food aisle: you're doing just fine.
New recommendations say that when monitoring sick children, doctors should listen to parents more closely.
Carrie Bickmore has broken down during an interview with the family of a toddler suffering from terminal brain cancer.
Thumb-sucking and nail-biting might alter the immune system function.
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?
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.
We know that childcare costs are ever rising, but the latest data - from the Melbourne Institute, which has been tracking the changing nature of how Australians live since 2001 - sets out the pressure on household budgets clearly.
Rising childcare costs are heaping more financial pressure on Australian families at a time when soaring house prices mean many are struggling to buy their first home or pay off a big mortgage.
One of Sydney's most expensive childcare centres is embroiled in a "sticky" situation.
Would you like your boss to give you an extra $100 a day to help out with childcare costs?
When mums and dads drop their child off at daycare they realise their little one might come home a bit dirty after a day's play, have paint on their clothes, or even a scratch on their knee if they took a tumble during the day.
Most families using childcare would be better off over the next two years under Labor's policies, largely because of the Coalition's tied cuts to family payments, an independent new analysis has found.