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What it's really like to shop with a baby in tow

What it's really like to shop with a baby in tow

Shopping with a young child can feel like running an obstacle course

18 things I learned when I became a parent

18 things I learned when I became a parent

Nothing will prepare you for parenthood, but one thing is constant

Should you drink in front of your children?

Should you drink in front of your children?

The drink debate dividing parents

Should you let the kids make a bet on Melbourne Cup?

Should you let the kids make a bet on Melbourne Cup?

"Mine are allowed to pick one horse each"

When should you tell your kids about Santa?

When should you tell your kids about Santa?

There's magic in the myths of childhood

How and when do you tell your children about death?

How and when do you tell your children about death?

How much do children need to know about death?

Mum's the Word: Keep count when catering for parties

Mum's the Word: Keep count when catering for parties

I'm not sure whether I'm a genius or the worst parent ever.

OPINION: Fussy eaters are dictators at the dining table

OPINION: Fussy eaters are dictators at the dining table

How to get fussy eaters scoffing down their vegies.

OPINION: Let your children choose their friends

OPINION: Let your children choose their friends

Just back off a bit, all right?

Same-sex marriage: Love without fear for our kids' sake

Same-sex marriage: Love without fear for our kids' sake

Will we still be victimising a minority a generation from now?

Attention parents: Let the village help

Attention parents: Let the village help

I never bought the saying 'it takes a village to raise a child'

Mum's the Word: Should sick kids go to day care?

Mum's the Word: Should sick kids go to day care?

The who and how of day care ettiquette

Parenting: Public outbursts only have one result

Parenting: Public outbursts only have one result

I was witness to an epic parenting fail (and we've all been there)

Mum's the Word: The mother of all hangovers

Mum's the Word: The mother of all hangovers

Yep, it's the hangover from hell

Mum's the Word: Don't hold back on the Easter eggs

Mum's the Word: Don't hold back on the Easter eggs

Easter treats a sweet revenge