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Introducing kids to sports requires being a good sport

Armin Brott Your goal for now is to make sports so much fun that your son will want to do it again next year.

My biggest parenting regret

Amber Robinson How Curtis Stone's tough words on junk food and kids touched a nerve.

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What happened when my 4-year-old told me she was fat

Jamie Davis Smith She just pulled up her shirt and insisted: "Look at my tummy. I am fat."

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Three-year-old Aboriginal girl left in tears after being subjected to racial abuse

Livia Gamble Dressed as Elsa while attending a Disney themed event, something heartbreaking happened to Samara Muir.

May the fours be with you

Ariane Beeston May the fourth is often associated with another type of 'force' but Ariane Beeston is currently experiencing a whirlwind force of her own in the form of ...


The time I was accused of child abuse

Lauren Knight Two years ago, a stranger called the police on me and falsely accused me of abusing my child.

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UK's 'Blinging Up Baby' pageants not for Australians but this one could be

Kerri Sackville Is there a place for children's beauty pageants in Australia? Here is Kerri Sackville's version of one she would gladly let her children participate in.

Advice for dealing with my child's separation anxiey

Meghan Leahy I have a very attached four-year-old who has a difficult time saying goodbye to me. She has a six-year-old big sister who feels neglected sometimes ...

Should we teach our children to share? Or let them work it out themselves

Rachael Sharman A new parenting trend focuses on parents dictating less and leaving children to behave in line with their "natural inclination".

Education more articles

Preschool within retirement home in Seattle allows for inter-generational play

Loren Smith A preschool embedded within a retirement home allows tiny tots to play with their significantly older cohabitants and the results are even better than ...

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'How A Baby Is Made': Book from 1975 "traumatised" people on social media

Livia Gamble Images from the 1975 book 'How A Baby Is Made' have gone viral over the weekend after they were posted on Facebook.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott confident childcare deal good for parents

Katina Curtis Prime Minister Tony Abbott is sure parents will thank him once they see the plans for a new system of childcare subsidies.

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Mum creates colouring book to show her son superheroes cry too

Livia Gamble When cartoonist Linnéa Johansson’s three-year-old son Caspian was holding back tears because Superman doesn’t cry, she decided to do ...

Peppa Pig Easter Crafts

Print out these Easter craft activities for your Peppa Pig and George Pig loving preschoolers to cut, colour and make this Easter weekend.

10 ways to prove to kids that Santa *really* exists

If your family celebrates Christmas – and the arrival of Santa Claus – there are many ways to add your own touch of magic to Christmas eve.

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Lego has taken over my life

Ariane Beeston Last night, I dreamt in Lego. My life has officially been taken over by tiny, multicoloured bricks.


They eat them because they love them

Kristina Wright Do your children's favourite stuffed comfort toys look like chewed up, faded, versions of their former, once glorious selves?

Crayola's Facebook page was hacked over the weekend

Livia Gamble Crayola has issued an apology after their Facebook page was hacked over the weekend.