Sesame Street has delivered lasting educational benefits to millions of children, a new study finds.
Much of parenting is trial and error. There are the odd days when things go according to plan, and then there are other days.
A doll maker has created a line of dolls to represent children with disabilities.
Play dates do my head in. Oh, to be one of those mothers who can calmly deal with a house full of other people's children.
This awesome girl's feeling the spirit of #InternationalWomensDay.
Titled 'House of Bricks', the parody is loosely modelled around the 'Three Little Pigs' nursery rhyme – with one twist.
Miss K has heaps of friends but there can be only one best friend. She met Miss L at kindy last year and they’ve been thick as thieves ever since.
The signs of a head lice infestation may not be as obvious as you think.
I never thought I’d have to defend my choice not to send my kids to daycare.
It is a decision that can be fraught with worry, and, like nappies, there is no 'one size fits all'.
We were green and uninitiated, perhaps a little naive when it came to the favourite toy responsibility.
I vaguely remember my son's first crawl, his first steps, and the first time he said "mama." But I really remember the first time he swore.
It's one of life’s unquestionable certainties, but death is a tricky subject for kids to understand and parents to explain.
Have you found that your child is teaching you as about life as you are teaching them?
It's common for toddlers to show a preference for either parent, and it will pass. Here are some ways to deal with it in the meantime.
It's very obvious who my son favours (hint: not me) and to get him to say kind words to me or show me affection in any way is rather like pulling teeth.
We have a 4-year-old and a 3-month-old. The 4-year-old is throwing major tantrums - hitting us and throwing things. What do we do?
Could you stuff up your kids by heaping them with too much praise?
Lying is a sign of healthy development and has even been deemed an indicator of intelligence but punishing children will only make them lie more, study finds.
Our morning/dinner/bedtime is a hot mess of horrors.
Just when you think you've got this whole parenting thing sorted, your children will lob a question from out of nowhere that will stump you.
We might think we're building our daughters up by calling them beautiful, but we're also bringing the beauty pressure home to our littlest girls.
I made the mistake once of asking what he looks like. My son said 'Oh, he doesn't have a face.'
Teaching children to read using traditional picture books could set them up for dyslexia in later life.
I didn't set out to be a marathon breastfeeder. In fact, when I first found out I was pregnant, I was ambivalent about breastfeeding