Can the internet make your kids smarter, happier?

ONLINE WORLD: Could the internet actually be good for kids?

The mantra of the well-educated parent in 2015 is to attempt to limit their children's device use and then feel guilty when it inevitably seeps back into their family's life.

Essential Mums moving to

A QUICK MOVE: All the great parenting content from Essential Mums is shifting to's Life & Style section.

Parenting website Essential Mums is packing up the kids and moving house. But not far; just down the road.

Heading back to work

Greer Berry is back at work.

Someone I know said to me recently that there are mothers, and women who become mothers. I definitely became a mother.

When you embrace shame

I remember it all, as though it were yesterday, the anger and the frustration and the words breathed out in a stream of fire.

Six organisational apps for parents

The school and work year has resumed – and probably doesn't feel like it stopped all that long ago! If you want to start off 2015 by keeping on top of daily chores more efficiently or keeping important information just a click away, then these apps will help. I know because they help me. Let's take a closer look.

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