Breaking up with dummy

Weaning your child off the dummy can be a traumatic experience. Here are some tips to help you through.

Pushing the boundaries

As much as I try to understand why Milin's suddenly pushing the boundaries, I'm struggling.

Your parenting toolbox

You and your partner need to make sure you're on the same page when it comes to discipline.

The terrible twos

Family, friends and strangers warned us: Just wait until your son turns two.

Toddlers have it tough

From cutting toast in the wrong shape, to getting the words to Wheels on the Bus wrong. Here are the things you do that really peeve your toddlers.


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Toddler logic

Toddler logic is sometimes flawless, have a look at these gems.

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Reasons my kid is crying

Paul Pembroke copped some criticism last year for his Tumblr account 'why my son cries', but now other parents are joining in.

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'I'd never let my kids do that'

See what's on the no-go lists for these four experts when it comes to raising their kids.


Daycare meltdowns

Child psychologist Fran Vertue has some tips on getting back into the daycare routine after a holiday.


Dealing with a clingy child

The way parents handle clinginess can have a big impact on how long it lasts and how bad it becomes.

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Teaching children to say sorry

Saying sorry ... Of all the storms in all the teacups, this quarrel has to be among the greatest.


Playing with poo

Unfortunately, it's pretty common for toddlers to play with the contents of their nappies.


Driven to distraction

Recent research has revealed that having children in the car is more distracting than chatting on a mobile phone.

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Fashion advice from a 3-year-old

Miss K has some strong opinions about her dad's wardrobe, leaving him wondering what is wrong with his fashion choices.


The cutest video ever?

Here's your happy cry of the day: a birthday message from a two-year-old to her mum.


Weapons of mass destruction

When your kids are quiet it's time to worry. Check out the destruction when these little ones were left to their own devices.


New Convos With My Two-Year-Old

Convos With My Two-Year-Old is back with some more sassy cuteness from Coco.


Hyper toddlers? Call the cops

US restaurant panics over noisy children and asks police to remove them.


If toddlers ran the world

When viewed through the eyes of a toddler, the world can seem like a pretty bizarre, scary place. Imagine how much scarier it would be if they ran it ...


Say yes to the tantrum

Isolating, trivialising or shaming little ones is out; putting ourselves in their tiny shoes is in.

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