A magpie attack can be both a painful and terrifying experience, especially for children.
Frequent back pain is linked to poor mental and physical health in teenagers, an Australian study has found.
Good news: it's actually not so bad for your kids to see you tear up, after all.
As the nation turns to friends, family and colleagues to ask the question: "R U OK?" clinical psychologist and associate professor Amanda Gordon is reminding parents that it's a question we need to be asking our kids, too. And not just on R U OK day.
Regular exercise early in life is associated with better long-term physical health.
Like the gardening tool they are named after, lawnmower parents cut down any obstacle that could stand in their child's way.
In many cases you may still be contagious long after you've returned to school or work. But there are simple things you can do to minimise the risk of spreading it to others.
The company has been forced to apologise.
Our names are a vital part of our identity, so why do many women relinquish them, asks Annabel Abbs.
"I actually banged them on the table leg", she said.
I look back and I see cute little kids, but I also see a stressed and tired mum who had no time or energy for herself.