Our morning/dinner/bedtime is a hot mess of horrors.
Punishing kids for lying will only make them lie more, a study finds.
When Miss K departed from the script and told me to leave her at the kindy gate so she could put her bag up by herself it really threw me a curve ball.
Sometimes it's hard to manage expectations of how things work in the real world when you have a child with an active imagination.
Before each of my children turned one year old, I instinctively knew that something wasn't right with their speech and language.
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It's one of life’s unquestionable certainties, but death is a tricky subject for kids to understand and parents to explain.
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.
Showering your kids with gifts at Christmas is easy to do but don't expect any thanks.
The chaos that unfolded at this end of year dance concert made Kerri Sackville question whether we put too much pressure on very young kids.
We were green and uninitiated, perhaps a little naive when it came to the favourite toy responsibility.
It is a decision that can be fraught with worry, and, like nappies, there is no 'one size fits all'.
Early childhood professionals make it all look easy, but they have many tricks up their sleeves to help raise happy, well-balanced children.
There are many things I've noticed my children can do better than me.
Miss K has been going through a wee stage of being reluctant to give things a crack.
Milin's transition from cot to cot-bed isn't going well. Bedtime is now a battleground.
We all struggle with getting older, but few would take it as badly as Sadie Miller, 5.
Miss K's cartoon watching might be on hold for the Comm Games, but they show the value of hard work.
Would you pay someone $2000 to toilet train your child? Apparently it's a thing now.
While my wife and I are more than content with our family of four, our 4-year-old Miss K is having second thoughts.
Did you wake up one day to find your beautiful and sweet little boy had been replaced by a loud, shouting, wrestling and super energised little terror?
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