'There's no one to sing happy birthday'

Rachelle Briannan, pictured with her two children, was at her wit's end when no one RSVP-ed to her son's birthday party.

Mum was left in tears when everyone cancelled on her son's party... but a mothers' group came to the rescue.

Pious pirates and recycling pups

Their parents, who are presumably bankrolling these adventures, are notably absent from Jake and the Neverland Pirates.

REVIEW: Pattie Pegler enters the bizarre world of TV aimed at pre-schoolers

Community comes together

Blenheim parents Trina and Phil Walker with children Jayden, 1, left, and Tyler, 4.

A "mini gala" for four-year-old cancer sufferer Tyler Walker has become something of a "mega gala".

Photos capture the joy of adoption

"Why Superman? Superman was adopted."

Children in foster care can feel like their future is less than clear, but that uncertainty disappears the day they meet their "forever family". 

It's okay to hate others' kids

All hell broke loose after a woman in an online forum for parents admitted to disliking a friend's three-year-old.

OPINION: There's a fierce debate over if it is acceptable to dislike to a friend's child. Of course it is!

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Toddler

'This mess? Batman did it'

When in doubt, blame Batman.

His explanation might be less than believable, but this toddler is so cute it's impossible to hold the lie against him.

The bittersweet adoption of two boys

OPINION: "To adopt these homeless toddlers, and to leave the parents outside... it doesn't seem like the ideal choice."

Mum defends son's 'girly' socks

App helps identify austism

Preschool

Pious pirates and recycling pups

Their parents, who are presumably bankrolling these adventures, are notably absent from Jake and the Neverland Pirates.

REVIEW: Pattie Pegler enters the bizarre world of TV aimed at pre-schoolers

How to teach kids to eat better

Five tips from a nutritionist and mum-of-three who knows how much of a difference happy mealtimes can make.

Blenheim parents Trina and Phil Walker with children Jayden, 1, left, and Tyler, 4.

Community comes together

A "mini gala" for four-year-old cancer sufferer Tyler Walker has become something of a "mega gala".

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