Megan Blandford I’m in the process of moving my family 300 kilometres away from where we’ve always lived. This is exactly as exciting and nerve-wracking as it sounds, but the prevailing mood around here is that of pure chaos.
Amazing backyard pools and water play areas to beat the summer heat (N.B. most photos are not from Australia and do not adhere to the Australian safety laws for pool safety).
Natasha Boddy As children across the country start returning to school on Monday, parents are faced with the dreaded task of another year of packing the school lunch box.
Kelly Dugan I have a child with special needs. I am that guy, we are that family.
Livia Gamble First kisses can be awkward and tricky to navigate but for this young boy it was "just so mind-blowing".
Photographer Jan von Holleben's latest photo series captures dragons and giraffes but the images aren’t what they seem. Each image is made up of items around the home as well as with the help of some kids. The series, is von Holleben’s biggest yet and involved 230 kids playing up to 25 different characters. The images were produced for his book, titled KONRAD WIMMEL IS IN TOWN, which will be released in February. To view more of von Holleben’s work visit his website.
Saffron Alexander Why you should banish tomatoes, onions and eggs from your fridge - and store champagne there instead.
Livia Gamble Dressed as Cinderella, Violet tells her friend she is going to Disneyland.
Livia Gamble A father in India has been accused of burying his ten-year-old daughter alive because she was a girl.
American mum Nina Levy draws amazingly bright and detailed pop-culture characters on napkins for her two sons. She posts pictures of her creations on Instagram, and on her blog ninaslevy.blogspot.com.au.
Joanne Orlando The business of putting children under surveillance is booming and there is there's now an arsenal of tech devices for parents to keep a virtual eye on their offspring 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But at what cost?
Livia Gamble They were three-year-olds when they first walked down the aisle together, 20 years later, Brittney Husbyn and Briggs Fussy did it again.
US photographer and mum, Danielle Guenther created a photo series that she says captures the beauty of parenting, even the unflattering sides.
Livia Gamble US photographer and mum, Danielle Guenther created a photo series that she says captures the beauty of parenting, even the unflattering sides.
Emma Kelly Losing a pet is one of the most heartbreaking moments in any animal-lover's life. Knowing you could have saved them might just be worse.
Megan Blandford Has your "normal" changed since having kids? Have you been met with looks of amusement or disgust from (usually non-parent) people when you do any of the following?
Livia Gamble A UK poll found healthy father-son relationships are on the rise.
Livia Gamble Taking your kids to the movies is an easy form of entertainment but Optometry Australia is warning parents against 3D glasses.
Thuy Yau Our marriage has had its fair share of tests but as we raise our three children, we understand now that a relationship can not only survive such challenges, but come out even stronger.
Amy Joyce We spoke to a professional organiser, a meal planner and a parent educator about how to hit the restart button on our parenting lives.
Livia Gamble Two teenage brothers are facing charges for robbing a store after their parents turned them in.
What happens when unfashionable dads create an Instagram account to pose as fashion bloggers?
Livia Gamble As 16-year-old Anthony Lyons receives treatment for leukemia in hospital, visits from therapy dogs cheer him up, but they don't come every day.
Livia Gamble Highlighting the issue of violence against women, Luca Lavarone gathered young Italian boys between the age of seven and 11 and introduced them to a girl named Martina who was a similar age and asked them to slap her.
Letitia Rowlands When seven-year-old Evan wanted to find out the truth about Santa he knew exactly who to call on for help - his big brother.
Michael Bachelard With grave fears held for the safety of a missing Air Asia plane, 10 people are counting themselves very lucky.
Kylie Orr I’m into my eleventh year of parenting and although far from an authority, I’ve experienced a smorgasbord of childhood behaviours, parenting styles, predicaments and quandaries - but I keep reminding myself of this one thing.
Judi Light Hopson, Emma H. Hopson and Ted Hagen Does your family tension rise during the holiday season? You know how this goes. Everything from pressure-filled holiday events to overspending can cause quarreling.