Caring for toddler

Caring for toddler



Power kids

Eunique Gibson's photo series of little girls portraying female role models through history is an inspiration for young and old alike.

Happy Easter

Whatever you celebrate about Easter, be it secular or religious, I hope you enjoy the special time with your families and your little ones.

Not the world's toughest job

The fake job listing which went viral on the internet this week made motherhood sound like hell. I can't work out what it was meant to achieve.

Reflexology and children

Kiran hadn't considered alternative treatments for her kids before, but her mind changed after giving reflexology a go.

Mummy sick days?

With a nose full of mucous and a body full of aches, I called the three-year-old boss to inform her I was sick...


what's in this section?

Milin and Jasmin

Birthday bashes

Isn't that just what motherhood is I wondered? Always feeling guilty about something? Even at your birthday lunch?


Hand-me-down toys

In a dark corner of my parent's loft, we recently found a forgotten cardboard box that had probably been untouched for about 20 years.


Rock that nap

When Kate Oliver started taking creative snaps of her three boys naps, she had no idea her Instagram feed would become so popular.

kiran chug

What Kiwi summer?

Perhaps it is a case of the grass being greener, but now that I'm so far away from it, I can appreciate just how beautiful New Zealand is.

Kiran Chug

In praise of mothers

To the mother who hasn't slept in what feels like weeks, whose body aches with a fatigue you never knew before your child was born...

miss K and miss A

Swimming lessons

We would have started Miss A a couple of months ago if the school holidays hadn't gotten in the way, she loved her first lesson and is happy in the water.

miss K and miss A

Then there were two

The day before my wife went back to work it hit me that I was about to have two little maniacs to look after. I was actually really nervous.


Toddler strangled by blind cord

An Australian toddler has died after getting tangled in a blind cord while sleeping in her cot.

Miss K bike

Need for speed

As far as I'm aware Miss K is riding clean, but I'm suspicious due to some of the speeds she's reaching

toddler playing

Autism misdiagnosis

We realised how close he came to being incorrectly diagnosed with autism and wondered what difference that would have made.


Full blown tantrums

More and more often of late, my requests and demands have been met with none other than full blown tantrums.

matt calman

Coming home

This time around we're not back just visiting rellies and friends. This feels different. We're here to stay. We're home.


Growing up at daycare

When I drop Milin off at daycare it is hard to believe how much he used to cry when he first started going


The daycare questionnaire

A PHD in theoretical, physical cosmology, that is what this man says his 11-month-old daughter's goal is for 2014.

Milin Chug

Life with a toddler

I realise I really wasn't prepared for life with a toddler. These are the things I wish I had known.

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