'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 Becky Pistone (left) with baby Andi and Rachael McGeoch with William gave birth to their newborns hours apart using ‘twin power’.

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

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

Would you send out an invoice?

"Am I being unreasonable to send a terse note to these families?"

Mum loses custody of kids because of how she handled tantrum

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

Mum reveals how police took away her two young children

Drs told to offer mums screen for intellectual disabilities

The genetic test for fragile X syndrome costs as little as $100

Her 3yo is being bullied, daycare says their hands are tied

Emily used to be a happy and confident little girl – but now that child is unrecognisable. Source: Kidspot

"I’m so frustrated and feel so helpless about the situation."

OPINION: 6 tips to find the mythical me-time

Find time out for you - it's vital for your physical and mental health.

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

THE EXPERT: Why mothers need 'me-time'

Sleep is vital for mothers and their family.

IT IS time mothers started taking their own advice.

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

Generic pic of Dali-style clock. Photo Contributed

FIVE things to save busy mums time!

7 tips for parents if your child is getting bullied

BULLYING BLUES: A number of parents have recently taken to the Internet to express their concerns over school yard bullying after their children were targeted.

BULLYING is a parent’s worst nightmare.

10 signs you live with a toddler

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CAN you relate to any of these?

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

Dr Jill Blackmore said studies showed public school kids tended to do better at university than those who came through the private sector.

Public school kids do better at university, expert says.

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

Picking a school for your kids can be hard - explore your options before deciding.

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

Private versus Public Schooling

WHERE do you stand on choice of schooling?

'I just thought all mums got no sleep'

MELTOPIA battled PND with all four of her children.

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

My battle with postnatal depression...

4 survival tips for mummas heading back to work

The few reminders every working mum needs to read.

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

APN Hey Mummy Feature for online - stock images. Katie Dykes being interviewed for the webisodes. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

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

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

SUPER MUMS: Being a working mums comes down to perfecting time management.

I had this very workable situation to return to

OPINION: How to prepare your child for day care

Your kids will love childcare, but it may take some adjusting.

GETTING your child ready for day care is vital.

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

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

5 good mental health habits for kids (and parents)

CRYING OUT FOR HELP: The demand for counselling support for children and young people is increasing.

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

THE EXPERT: Don't call them treats!

Dietician says parents need to stop putting unhealthy food on the 'treats' pedestal.

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

Susie O'Neill: Why I stopped smacking my children

Swimming legend Susie O'Neill says she has stopped smacking her kids.

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

OPINION: Smacking isn't discipline

I agree with those that say smacking isn't discipline and discipline isn't another word for punishment.

Discipline isn't another word for punishment

OPINION: Butt out of other parents' views towards smacking

Whether you are a smacker or not, it's not your place to judge other parents on their decision.

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

Smack or no smack - where do you stand?

THE debate is reignited - is smacking acceptable?

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

“I don’t want ice cream”, said no child ever.

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

THE EXPERT: 'Smacking is not the answer'

EXPERT says smacking leads to resentment.

QUIZ: What type of social media mum are you?

SINCE the beginning of social media we’ve met a whole bunch of alter-egos and learnt a little too much about people’s private lives.

Like or dislike: kids on the web

WEB WORRIES: When is it okay to let children access social media?

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...

China has set up a military-inspired rehabilitation centre for video/internet game addicts. Photo: RT

GAMING addiction more prevalent than drugs and alcohol in China.

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

'Cyber Cop' Susan McLean says parents need to learn to parent in the online world.

BULLYING, naked photos and pedophiles are biggest issues online.

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

Check out the activities to help get kids away from the TV these school holidays.

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

OPINION: Get the balance right with kids and tech

It's about getting the balance right with kids and technology.

Getting the balance right with technology and kids is key.