Four can be the most charming, interesting and amazing of all these early years.
Imagine the scene if you will. It's Thursday night. Your six year old is due at a music lesson and you've had a busy day.
I hope they remember it forever, and not just because it was a brilliant show.
One mum got a huge shock when her perfectly healthy four-year-old said she just wanted to be skinny.
Warning: potential Tooth Fairy spoilers within.
Can you tell what a person's name is just by looking at them? Scientists think that you can.
Swinging isn't just fun - it might just teach our kids how to get along, too.
Just when you thought it was totally safe to let your kids on social media (just kidding, nobody really thinks that), here comes another warning of ways creeps will try to contact our kids.
Whether you suffer beetroot red embarrassment across your skin's surface or agonise silently on the inside, as parents we've all had moments when we wish the ground would swallow us up.
Among the gradations between mean mums and cool mums? Nice mums. And nice mums are highly underrated.
If you're pulling your hair out establishing routines, help is at hand.
There's a big difference between "groovy, baby" and "NIFOC", which translates as "Nude in front of the computer".
Our generation certainly isn't one homogenous mass, so our kids' generation isn't either. So who are these different types of teenagers?
In a European first, Shannon Airport in Ireland has launched a sensory room for children and families with autism and special needs.
"We have to be able to leave our houses," said the devastated mum.
Six-year-old Ella asked for Barbie dolls and pink, sparkly clothing for her birthday. But the dolls were left in the drawer, and the clothes went unworn. What was going on?
A boy with special needs has spent the day locked inside a school bus near Wollongong, after he missed his school drop-off and was unwittingly left at an area depot.
Hundreds of parents and children will be able to enjoy a special matinee performance of Disney's Aladdin The Musical in a judgement-free "autism-friendly" environment, presented in association with Autism Awareness Australia.
They are the blue, yellow and rose-coloured glasses polarising the dyslexic community.