We cannot place all children who are sick in a bubble till they recover, but we can give other parents a choice about exposing their kids to them.
Thinking of joining a gym but unsure about leaving your baby in the care of the crèche? Read a mum's story and five tips for a smooth transition.
Looking after toddlers is no walk in the park and childcare workers deserve to be paid properly for all that they do.
A man with a long history of lewd acts including masturbating in front of two 16-year-old schoolgirls will be allowed to work with children, in a decision described as "bizarre" by a former children's commissioner.
A 28-year-old woman has been found guilty of fraud after she forged children's attendance records at her Aussie Giggles family day care centre to rake in more than $3.6 million in taxpayer funding.
An early childhood teacher has been censured for serious misconduct after she threatened the mother of a young child.
Some parents of children attending a for-profit childcare service run by the private equity firm that floated Dick Smith say its centres are being run into the ground as profits are siphoned off.
It's boomtime for corporate childcare in Australia, with for-profit operators and the big, listed landlords who own more than half the nation's centres boasting of strong growth, increasing rental income and multimillion dollar profits for their shareholders.
Saman Shad's six-month-old son was on childcare waitlists since well before he was born, but none of them have a place for him next year.
A judge sentenced a former daycare worker to nearly three years in prison for her role in what prosecutors called a "baby fight club".
Culturally, we often think mothers have nannies because they can, not because they actually need them.
There are growing calls for the Federal Government to regulate the mushrooming au pair industry to protect both au pairs and their host families.
Patricia Rosas has a second job as a cook on Saturdays to supplement her salary as an early childhood educator.