The mother of all dilemmas

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OPINION: My wife's three-month break from paid work ends on Monday – and she can't wait.

Mum's shocking baby pics letter

An anonymous 'friend' left Jade, 33, from Perth, a nasty note in her letterbox telling her how tired she was of her 'running commentary' on every single thing her baby Addison does.

The letter arrived in the mail (old school). It was from a friend. It wasn't friendly.

Mum meets daughter 49 years after birth

Zella Jackson-Price and daughter Melanie Diane Gilmore had an emotional first meeting - almost 50 years after the gospel singer left the hospital empty handed and heartbroken.

In 1965 Zella Jackson-Price was told her premature baby girl had died shortly after birth.

Finding your passion after children

Despite my mixed feelings towards my job, I couldn't opt out of paid employment completely – work was an essential income stream.

For years, I ping-ponged between the five stages of grief, as I morphed from childless professional to mother of two.

Why I always dreamt of being a single mum

My preparation for single motherhood began when I was a child. I started saving money for a baby when I was 14.

My preparation for single motherhood began when I was a child. I started saving money for a baby when I was 14.

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