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From pregnancy and birth to starting school, from toddlers to tweens and teens, the glorious mess that is family life with kids. Mums and dads, we’ve got this - together.

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An online learning expert shares her top tips for homeschooling your kids. stay at home kids activities, work from home with kids, tips for working from home, homeschooling, teach kids at home

3 foolproof ways to help your kids learn at home (and you stay sane in the process).

An online learning expert shares her top tips for homeschooling your kids. stay at home kids activities, work from home with kids, tips for working from home, homeschooling, teach kids at home

Most parents agree it's birthday party etiquette to not drop off and leave: An open letter to the parents who left me with their four-year-old. Starting School, Singing Happy Birthday, Four Year Old, Open Letter, Party Bags, Three Kids, Etiquette, My Children, Parenting Hacks
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Birthday party etiquette: To the parents who dropped off a four-year-old.

Most parents agree it's birthday party etiquette to not drop off and leave: An open letter to the parents who left me with their four-year-old. #parenting #parties #birthdayparties #partyideas

Holly Wainwright shares her 'I Don't List' and you should do the same. Throw out the to-do list, and decide on what you don't do. Starting School, Independent Women, Every Woman, Family Life, Parenting Hacks, Tween, Pregnancy, Dads, Fathers
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Every woman has an 'I Don't' list. And it's about time we shared them.

Holly Wainwright shares her 'I Don't List' and you should do the same. Throw out the to-do list, and decide on what you don't do. #parentinghack #idontlist

19 of the best breastfeeding dresses and nursing dresses that are stylish and practical from Kmart, Target, THE ICONIC, ASOS, Cotton On, Seed and more. #jumpsuits #dresses #maternity #maternityfashion

18 throw-on outfits you can breastfeed in.

19 of the best breastfeeding dresses and nursing dresses that are stylish and practical from Kmart, Target, THE ICONIC, ASOS, Cotton On, Seed and more. #jumpsuits #dresses #maternity #maternityfashion

From pregnancy and birth to starting school, from toddlers to tweens and teens.

Parenting

From pregnancy and birth to starting school, from toddlers to tweens and teens.

"We showed him a photo of Diana, and Billy said: 'There’s me as a princess. Then one day the sirens came and I wasn’t a princess anymore.

"There’s me as a princess." David Campbell believes his 4yo son is Princess Diana reincarnated.

"We showed him a photo of Diana, and Billy said: 'There’s me as a princess. Then one day the sirens came and I wasn’t a princess anymore.'"

"It’s as if the title, spoken or simply implied, means I am the only person capable of doing anything child-related.

It’s time we kill off the 'primary caregiver'. It's as outdated and divisive as 'housewife'.

"It’s as if the title, spoken or simply implied, means I am the only person capable of doing anything child-related."

After a "third devastating miscarriage" in 4 years, Julie and Cameron turned to 'IVF Lite'. Ivf Cost, Starting School, 4 Years, Family Life, Pregnancy, Parenting, Traditional, Cost Of Ivf, Childcare
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Lite IVF: After four miscarriages, Julie and Cameron pursued a different IVF option.

It's considerably more affordable than traditional IVF.

While Jess' baby was perfect and healthy, mum wasn't well at all. Starting School, Family Life, Trauma, Nursing, Birth, To My Daughter, Pregnancy, Parenting, Memories
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"After I gave birth to my daughter, I was put back together with 150 stitches."

While Jess' baby was perfect and healthy, mum wasn't well at all.

Author Nicola Moriarty on experiencing toxic masculinity when she was coaching her soccer team on a Sunday. Starting School, Coach Me, Moriarty, Family Life, To My Daughter, Pregnancy, Dads, Soccer, Sunday
To My Daughter

'I was coaching my daughter's soccer team, when two dads verbally abused me.'

Author Nicola Moriarty on experiencing toxic masculinity when she was coaching her soccer team on a Sunday.

A US IVF clinic is facing multiple lawsuits, after the wrong embryo was implanted into a patient. The error wasn't discovered until after she gave birth. Ivf Clinic, Starting School, Family Life, Birth, Twins, Pregnancy, Dads, Parenting, Babies
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A woman gave birth to twins. Then she realised neither of them were hers.

The babies were not related to her, nor to each other.

'They were scared when you picked them up.' Liz Dunn on raising triplets who are deaf and blind. Starting School, Triplets, Family Life, Raising, Blinds, Pregnancy, Dads, Parenting, Shades Blinds
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'They were scared when you picked them up.' Liz Dunn on raising triplets who are deaf and blind.

In 2007, the mum-of-four shared her story. This year, her triplets turned 19.

"I know not everyone can be invited to everything — that’s a basic principle of life. But I do get that the first time you work out your kid’s the one left off the list, you have a moment of, ‘oh, okay. Starting School, Party Guests, Family Life, Tween, Sons, Parenting, Kid, Invitations, Workout
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"I didn't invite all my son's friends to his party. Then one mum confronted me."

"I know not everyone can be invited to everything — that’s a basic principle of life. But I do get that the first time you work out your kid’s the one left off the list, you have a moment of, ‘oh, okay.’"

Three years ago, Michelle Griffin posted a photo of herself on social media holding up a sign saying “womb for rent”. She was serious. The Perth mother-of-two was willing to have a baby for another couple, for free. Starting School, Surrogacy, Having A Baby, Sign Quotes, Family Life, Perth, Pregnancy, Dads, Parenting
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My birth story: Michelle rented her womb to strangers. She ended up in intensive care.

Three years ago, Michelle Griffin posted a photo of herself on social media holding up a sign saying “womb for rent”. She was serious. The Perth mother-of-two was willing to have a baby for another couple, for free.

There's a unique pain in being a new mum who is struggling with breastfeeding, but you don't need to feel alone, you're doing the best you can. Starting School, New Mums, Feeling Alone, You Are Amazing, I Don T Know, Not Good Enough, Family Life, Breastfeeding, Pregnancy
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"You weren’t perfect. But you were good enough": A letter to the mums struggling to breastfeed.

"I don’t know how you kept going. You were amazing."

Bow down to the queen of names.

When it comes to Australian baby names for girls, one reigns on.

Bow down to the queen of names.