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After stressing about her kids fighting, Anna took a look around the park and saw other parents under pressure too.
Since the birth of my second daughter six weeks ago, I've had a steady stream of pity come my way.
Set up a condiment bar and get kids to build their own delicious nachos, customised, just how they like them.
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A Northland family is being torn apart in their bid to give their six-year-old daughter cannabis oil.
This is a curiously old-fashioned and understated children's animated movie.
Who lives in a painaporo under te moana?
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One dad thought he'd need to buy one laptop for his six kids to share - instead he leased four.
The new Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando has opened to crowds of fans.
Globetrotting with kids is all one big ed-venture for these intrepid families.
JK Rowling has posted a new Harry Potter story online, that features her hero at a school reunion, approaching 34 and showing a few grey hairs.
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Not so much a recipe, as a fun new take on an old classic - check out this cool idea for fairy bread.
Are you the perfect daughter, the one who speaks to her mother every day,or the flawed version who forgets her birthday?
Georgia Cassimatis speaks to three fathers who've taken on the role of stay at home parent.
If I thought I didn't have enough time in the day before, I know I definitely don't now.
Last week I got a call from the nurse at our doctors saying I was overdue for Ruby's immunisations and did we want her to have them done.
I am looking at getting back into the work force after being a stay-at-home mum. I'm worried my CV is out of date.
After our son was born our 2-year-old daughter starting pulling her hair out, sometimes in handfuls. The doctor said to ignore it, but I can't.
A recent TV piece about a couple's battle with infertility attracted some of the worst, ignorant attitudes those battling with infertility face.
As with anything at the moment that causes me anxiety, it seems to all come back to trying to conceive (TTC).
For my husband's birthday last year I gave him a sizeable cyst on my left ovary.
I've come to the realisation that I was gaining absolutely nothing by weighing myself once a week.
Miss A is in a lovely phase at the moment and I'm being showered in cuddles.
One minute Miss K was complaining about a sore stomach, the next she was lying in hospital with doctors talking about surgery.
Potty training is just around the corner in our house, and it's one of the phases of parenting I have least looked forward to.
I didn't think I'd invited too many people, but somehow we have 15 children coming to Jasmin's first birthday party.
To have a grandchild and hear their laughter is to have a glimpse of eternity, the bond between grandparent and grandchild lasts a lifetime.
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