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Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list

Why isn't my husband, and all the dads, on the class email list

"We both work and share the load … wouldn’t dads like to be included so they can also do their bit?"

  • by Lisa Lintern

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Caring for babies is a walk in the park for these Perth dads
Early childhood

Caring for babies is a walk in the park for these Perth dads

"Mums have those secret groups where they can share all sorts of stuff, but I don't think dads have something like that," one dad said.

  • by Daile Cross
Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again
Baby

Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again

Once, allergenic foods were avoided, now they are recommended within the first year.

  • by Sarah Berry
Fake it till you make it with parenting
Motherhood

Fake it till you make it with parenting

If you’re like me, living with the curse of perfectionism, the criteria and markers for parenting leave you treading the murky waters of self-doubt.

  • by Kylie Orr
Every day, my 16-year-old visits the stranger who saved him, and me
Parenting

Every day, my 16-year-old visits the stranger who saved him, and me

Hers was not the first phone call I’d received like this, but it was the first one I’d taken from a complete stranger.

  • by Bernadette Morley
How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road
South-east Queensland

How a Queensland cop helped deliver a baby by the side of the road

A mum who gave birth to her baby girl on the side of the Bruce Highway has been reunited with the Queensland police officer who helped deliver her.

  • by Alison Brown
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Do grandparents have the 'right' to see their grandchildren?
Daily Life

Do grandparents have the 'right' to see their grandchildren?

Can a grandparent insist on access to a child over the wishes of the parent?

  • by Kasey Edwards
I take my kids out of school for holidays. This is why
Opinion
Opinion

I take my kids out of school for holidays. This is why

Australia’s favourite holiday destinations cost 54 per cent more at Christmas.

  • by Nicole Pedersen-McKinnon
Parenting style the new front in culture wars
Parenting

Parenting style the new front in culture wars

An ideological battle over controlled crying has created unprecedented anxiety among parents and given rise to a new industry of costly consultants.

  • by Harriet Alexander
'I was failing as a mother and a career woman': Why Kim put her family first

'I was failing as a mother and a career woman': Why Kim put her family first

Juggling work and kids is the mother of all battles - but not all mums want to take up the fight.

  • by Cindy Lever
Memo to spoilt-brat adults who can't abide toddlers in cafes
Opinion
Opinion

Memo to spoilt-brat adults who can't abide toddlers in cafes

My kids are humans, too. I'm done with apologising for them.

  • by Jill Murphy