The top 5 reasons for tantrums

When you have little concept of time it can be really disturbing to be watching a favourite episode of Peppa Pig, only to have it finish.

You looked at them, their food's wrong, the show has ended... toddlers can be a pernickety bunch.

Toy store ditches gender-specific ads

Spanish children's store Toy Planet shows a young boy happily playing with a toy stroller in their 2015 Christmas campaign.

A spanish toy store has taken a stand on gender-specific Christmas advertising, and wants the world to follow suit.

Don't bite your toddlers

Children bite others for a number of different reasons, including frustration, anger and jealously.

When you're toddler starts to bite others it can leave you feeling like a bad parent, but don't be pushed to to bite them back.

'Barbie told me to do it' video

"She told me to do it … a hundred times they told me!"

Barbie has been at the centre of many household dramas over the years.

Toddler's silent naptime debate video

It's not us you have to convince, buddy.

He might not utter a single word, but he makes a compelling argument.

Tips for flying with a baby or toddler

Travelling with kids? You cannot have enough wipes.

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro was daunting. Skydiving was scary. But they don't compare to the fear that looms over my first flight with a baby.

Toddler gymnast's slick moves

Arat Hosseini has mastered many moves - all by the age of two.

When most babies are working on their crawl, he was perfecting his somersault.

Doppelganger kids and dolls gallery

Pigtails, check. Pink t-shirt, check. Knowing gleam in the eye? Double check.

Parents have been photographing their children with figurines that look like them, and the results are pretty terrifying.

Helping your anxious child

There are solutions if your little one is anxious.

Anxiety in kids can be very difficult for parents – as well as the children experiencing it.

The joys of being a 'selfish' granny

Could Prince Charles be trying to compete with Granny and Grandpa Middleton?

The most dramatic turnabout is a reversal of all those strictly held rules you imposed on your own kids.

When toddlers have strange obsessions

When obsessions take over.

When it comes to two-year-olds and birthday cakes there are a few requests that usually top the list.

Prince George's birthday present revealed

Prince George turned two and got a present to remember.

All children love to build a den in the back garden, and a lucky few might even get a wooden playhouse where they can cook pretend food and entertain young guests.

Six steps to dealing with morning tantrums

We can't work out if our two-year-old daughter is just not a 'morning person'.

My wife and I have been having quite a struggle dressing our 2-year-old daughter in the morning and getting her moving.

Mummy Matters: Toileting trials

We've learnt a lot from our toilet training experience.

Our toddler was keen and we were as ready as we would ever be. It was time to face toilet training.

Are you raising a threenager?

Are you raising a threenager?

“You think that’s bad, wait until he becomes a threenager”. A what?

When it's your turn to be 'that mum'

Oh no, I've become That Mum.

My little girl was fed, well rested and wearing a clean nappy. Operation Supermarket Shopping seemed promising.

Celeb chef bans son for McDonald's

George Calombaris outside his wholefoods cafe, Mastic.

Australia's MasterChef judge sends four-year-old son to birthday parties at McDonald's with healthy packed lunch.

Why she's facing a backlash

Aussie mum Annie Nolan with her twin girls.

A mum who made funny signs for her twins to avoid FAQs from strangers has hit back at critics.

My bacon with Peppa Pig

The Peppa Pig family.

Call it the bitter rantings of a Peppa fatigued parent; but I have serious bacon with this little piggy.

Toddler's death was preventable

"Leroy's suffering and death was avoidable and the heartbreak and longing endured by all those who loved him, unnecessary," Kristine Scott said.

It started like so many minor childhood illnesses. Leroy Scott was clingy and quiet, and he didn't want to eat.

Why I banned nursery rhymes at home

"But soon after my son was born I found myself stopping in the middle of these quaint little songs, befuddled by their bizarre lyrics."

It wasn't something I deliberately set out to do; ban nursery rhymes. But I tried.

How do I stop my toddler hitting?

Don't ask your toddler why he hits. He doesn't know the reason himself!

I just don't know how to get through to him that This Is Not Okay. Help!

No one wins a power struggle with a 3-year-old

When time or safety is of the essence and I don’t want the other kids to see him get away with not doing what he’s supposed to, what can I do to encourage compliance?

When time or safety is of the essence, what can I do to encourage compliance?

How to uncling a clingy cling-on

Let's not forget the six-year-old sibling in all this. It's hard having a needy little sister.

I have a very attached 4-year-old. It is getting a bit better, but the school drop-off is still an issue.

5 reasons your toddler is waking – and what to do about it

If your toddler is waking overnight, there may be a legitimate reason.

You have followed your baby's lead for a whole year (or more!) and there seems no sign that this child will ever sleep 'all night'. Now what?

Barbie ditches heels, embraces flats

Barbie now wears flat shoes.

Barbie's new ankles means she can finally embrace a different type of style - flat shoes.

Almost strangled by sister's hair

Taleisha and her big sister Rhianna.

Mum warns of the dangers of babies or toddlers sharing beds with anyone with long hair after near-tragedy.

10 signs your baby has become a toddler

When does a baby become a toddler?

How do you know when it's time to move on? When does a baby become a toddler?

Five ways to understand your toddler

Kids need a supportive environment where they can play, have fun and learn about themselves through problem solving.

Here are some top tips from an expert from the land of tiny people.

A bad time for a tantrum


The toddler banged the ground with her fists. She quickly ended up on the world news.

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