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    Mum doesn't know she has given birth

    Mum doesn't know she has given birth

    Her son won't be named until she wakes from her coma

    'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

    'I regret sending my daughter to school too early'

    "She had started formal education too early."

    Identical twins give birth on same day

    Identical twins give birth on same day

    The sisters went into labour after synching births with ‘twin power’

    Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

    Mum plans to invoice ‘no-shows’ at daughter’s birthday party

    THERE'S nothing more rude and annoying than people who don't RSVP to invitations – and one mum has had a gutful.

    Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

    Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

    A DISTRAUGHT mum has shared how her two young kids were taken away from her because of the way she handled her toddler’s tantrum.

    Mum at 16 wants people to give teenage parents a break

    Mum at 16 wants people to give teenage parents a break

    EBONY was just 15 years’ old when her pregnancy test displayed positive. Everybody she loved wanted her to terminate — this is why she refused.

    Me Time

      How to plan your child's birthday party in 15 minutes

      How to plan your child's birthday party in 15 minutes

      Your guide to getting it done.

      OPINION: Balancing your activities and kids an extreme sport

      OPINION: Balancing your activities and kids an extreme sport

      How do you juggle your activities and your kids?

      OPINION: 6 tips to find the mythical me-time

      OPINION: 6 tips to find the mythical me-time

      AS MUMS we so often put everyone ahead of us on the to-do list.

      THE EXPERT: Why mothers need 'me-time'

      THE EXPERT: Why mothers need 'me-time'

      IT IS time mothers started taking their own advice.

      MUMS' TOP 5: time-saving life hacks for busy mums

      MUMS' TOP 5: time-saving life hacks for busy mums

      FIVE things to save busy mums time!

      Private vs Public Schooling

        7 tips for parents if your child is getting bullied

        7 tips for parents if your child is getting bullied

        BULLYING is a parent’s worst nightmare.

        10 signs you live with a toddler

        10 signs you live with a toddler

        CAN you relate to any of these?

        MUMS' TOP 5: Tips if your child is falling behind at school

        MUMS' TOP 5: Tips if your child is falling behind at school

        ENSURE your child is performing at thier best.

        THE EXPERT: Public school kids do better at university

        THE EXPERT: Public school kids do better at university

        Public school kids do better at university, expert says.

        OPINION: Choosing a school for your child is a mind-boggle

        OPINION: Choosing a school for your child is a mind-boggle

        IT IS a mind-boggle deciding on the right school for your children.

        Private versus Public Schooling

        Private versus Public Schooling

        WHERE do you stand on choice of schooling?

        Work and Childcare

          'I just thought all mums got no sleep'

          'I just thought all mums got no sleep'

          MELTOPIA battled PND with all four of her children.

          4 survival tips for mummas heading back to work

          4 survival tips for mummas heading back to work

          The few reminders every working mum needs to read.

          'I apologise every day that I am not the person he married'

          'I apologise every day that I am not the person he married'

          My battle with postnatal depression...

          OPINION: Why I returned to work after 2mths maternity leave

          OPINION: Why I returned to work after 2mths maternity leave

          I had this very workable situation to return to

          'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

          'My husband lasted 6 weeks as a stay at home dad'

          FROM the outside, being a stay at home mum looks like a breeze.

          OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

          OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

          GETTING your child ready for day care is vital.

          Health and Nutrition

            How to reduce your child's risk of food allergies

            How to reduce your child's risk of food allergies

            ABOUT 90% of food allergies are caused by just seven foods.

            OPINION: Feeding fussy kids is all about bribery

            OPINION: Feeding fussy kids is all about bribery

            Thankfully he's now at an age where bribery is king

            5 good mental health habits for kids (and parents)

            5 good mental health habits for kids (and parents)

            FORMING good habits early is critical for your child's mental health.

            MUMS' TOP 5: Foods to get out of your child's lunchbox

            MUMS' TOP 5: Foods to get out of your child's lunchbox

            DON'T fall into the lunchbox trap.

            OPINION: Pack kids' diets with germ-repelling good stuff

            OPINION: Pack kids' diets with germ-repelling good stuff

            LET'S face it, kids can be gross.

            THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!

            THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!

            Dietician says parents need to form good habits from the start.

            Discipline

              Susie O'Neill: Why I stopped smacking my children

              Susie O'Neill: Why I stopped smacking my children

              “I (smacked) because that’s what I knew growing up."

              OPINION: Smacking isn't discipline

              OPINION: Smacking isn't discipline

              Discipline isn't another word for punishment

              OPINION: Butt out of other parents' views towards smacking

              OPINION: Butt out of other parents' views towards smacking

              ALL right judgmental people, come at me. I smack my kids.

              Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

              Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

              THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

              THE EXPERT: 'Smacking is not the answer'

              THE EXPERT: 'Smacking is not the answer'

              EXPERT says smacking leads to resentment.

              MUMS' TOP 5: Ways to reward a well-behaved child

              MUMS' TOP 5: Ways to reward a well-behaved child

              “I DON'T want ice cream”, said no child ever.

              Technology and Kids

                Like or dislike: kids on the web

                Like or dislike: kids on the web

                When to let kids on social media.

                Social media for children

                What age do you think children should be allowed a social media account?

                Addicted gamers wearing diapers to avoid pauses...

                Addicted gamers wearing diapers to avoid pauses...

                GAMING addiction more prevalent than drugs and alcohol in China.

                Cyber expert: 'If your child is online, they are at risk'

                Cyber expert: 'If your child is online, they are at risk'

                BULLYING, naked photos and pedophiles are biggest issues online.

                OPINION: Kids and screens - no one has a right to judge

                OPINION: Kids and screens - no one has a right to judge

                Kids and screens. It’s a tricky and touchy subject.

                Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

                Technology and kids: Do you ever cut their wi-fi?

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