The mother of the boy who fell in the gorilla enclosure is right - accidents DO just happen.
Unexpected insights that your kids surprise you with.
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys have welcomed their first child.
Editor’s Picks: The best ways to bring your kids’ imaginations to life.
The latest items banned at preschools are the "nail in the coffin of childhood".
Michelle spent years fighting to bring her girls home to Australia. This is how she won.
The Block's Bec Douros was shamed by a fellow passenger for breastfeeding on a flight.
What Sonny thinks dad Hamish Blake does for work is pretty adorable.
Expert advice: let babies sit themselves up.
Fury mounts over shooting of gorilla after boy, 4, falls into zoo enclosure.
Why is childcare such a hard sell in the Federal Election?
“Forget the terrible twos. I love having a toddler.”
'I fear that letting kids opt out of homework will create a generation of self-entitled children.'
"The rules we've been teaching our kids are all wrong. And it's putting them in danger."
Out of control parents on the sidelines taught a silent lesson this weekend.
The funniest fails of sleep-deprived mums.
"As a mum of young boys it's almost impossible to find an appropriate sporting role model."
A little girl is dead, and a young woman's life has been destroyed.
Madeleine West hits back at parent shaming trolls.
My son loves trucks AND princesses.
"I don't have kids - but I do have opinions about yours."
If you've been looking forward to Finding Dory, prepare to be sorely disappointed.
Babies left to cry it out are no worse off than other babies.
Let's stop the parent shaming together.
Bali masseur charged with sexual harassment of Perth boy.
Those Two Girls: The politics of swimming lessons.
Mum's important message after her toddler suffered horrific injuries in a front facing car seat.
Sorry, Sharon. The McCanns are not to blame for what happened to Maddie.
6 ways to get prepared for your baby.
Anxious mums are booking into sleep schools before their babies are even born.
We speak to a midwife on the best things you can do in the lead up to birth.
A kids indoor play centre is offering date nights for parents.
How to get your home ready for a baby.
How to cope during a winter pregnancy.
Shocked students find three-month-old baby on the doorstep of their Brisbane home.
The breathtaking moment parents meet their adopted daughter for the first time.
The peak hour traffic was so bad her partner had to pull over so she could give birth on the side of the road.
Sharon Osbourne faces backlash after she called out Maddie McCann's parents saying they were "insane" to leave her.
Janette's husband died in an accident. Four days later, she gave birth.
Parents' beliefs about failure are crucial for kids.
3 ways to guarantee your child succeeds in their first year of school.
Teenage girls jailed for trying to kidnap children through Facebook.
Mother loses court battle to name daughter "Cyanide".
The most popular girl's name in Australia has been revealed.
This man calculated what his wife's stay-at-home salary should be.
"Would you leave a peacefully sleeping 10-month old home alone for 7 minutes?"
Children write beautiful notes describing what they 'wish their teachers knew'.
Meet the *sshole parents of Instagram. They're hilarious.
Possibly the meanest letter a parent could find in their letterbox.
Oshin Kizsko: Win for parents of boy with brain cancer as court refuses to order radiotherapy.
It will cost $230,000 to keep this baby alive.
6 school morning breakfast ideas that take less than 60 seconds.
"How my style has evolved since becoming a mum."
Three essential things to know when you're looking for childcare.
My little boy thinks he's a baby T-Rex. Should I send him to school?
PASS IT ON: Batches of Children's Panadol have been recalled after contamination.
ICYMI: Is motherhood stifling our creativity?
4 creative ways to encourage your child’s development.
To the unsung heroes of our health industry, this is why we thank you.
The father who live streamed his wife giving birth didn't actually realise the whole world could see.
'Toddler car spew dad' confesses that he made up some of the story.
Tragedy as Aussie mum dies from rare pregnancy complications on dream holiday.
Childcare might be letting you work but in reality, it may not really be worth it.
Toddler spews in car. Dad freaks out. Shares texts to his wife.
Kids are the worst kind of embarrassing.
The magical way Celine Dion told her sons their father died.
Taking folate during pregnancy may (or may not) cause autism. Confused?
Girl writes adorable letter to trick her mum into revealing her present.
Australia's favourite celebs say 'Happy Birthday' to Play School.
Warning over second-hand cot injuries.
Those Two Girls: When your husband finally decides to get the snip.
Melbourne private school tells bullied children: 'Stop playing victim'.
10 realities of kids’ sport that every parent understands.
Thank you to the mum who stood up for her daughter.
The best parenting advice the Mamamia team has ever received.
Jessica Marais and James Stewart put on a united front for their daughter's birthday.
Anne Hathaway proves there's so much more to the first weeks of motherhood than a strict diet.
The bells and whistles that your car should have to ensure your child’s safety.
Do you really have to wear the crappy presents from your kids?
This mother killed her six children. Now she wants another baby.
“ Why is the school system so far behind the rest of society?”
Yes every child should be taught how to swim, but its PARENTS who should be responsible for it.
Election 2016: $185m nanny program only helps 60 families.
What I learnt from mothering my own way.
Monday's news in under 5 minutes.
He was comforting his sick son, then the photo got banned. Twice.
"I was a 'mummy blogger'... and I'll never do it again."
We use fitness coaches, business coaches and now parenting coaching is on the rise.
How to encourage your child's development (with less stress).
Samantha Armytage delaying trip to Rio in hope of having a baby.
Ben Fordham and Sonia Kruger just played a terrible prank on Syvia Jeffreys.
Why we need to put mums back in the picture.
"I finally found the perfect way to stop my kids swearing."
Hayden Panettiere seeks help for "unhealthy coping mechanisms".
The number of 12-15 year olds seeking abortion is increasing and no-one cares.
The reason you like sniffing newborns is the same reason people like hard drugs.
Susan Sarandon's daughter writes honestly about falling pregnant after a miscarriage.
"Yes, I would change my son if I could."
Mamamia readers share their most terrifying ghost stories.
Rachael Finch is right to put her partner before her daughter.
"I am infertile. I am childless. I do not have a baby or child, but I want one. Desperately."
"Rachael Finch and husband Michael Miziner's weekends without their daughter make me sad."
"How a stranger helped me express my love for my mum."
EXCLUSIVE: "OMG! It WAS me! I'm the Byron Bay baker who said no to Chris Hemsworth."
Is swaddling your baby safe?
Jane Caro: "Why I'm against NAPLAN."
This Aussie woman took more than 1.4million steps for her sick grandson.
Children raised by gay dads are just as well-adjusted as those from traditional families.
Sally Faulkner's open letter: "I guarantee you one thing. I will bring my children home."
10 facts about meningococcal disease that could save your child's life.
The letter every child sitting NAPLAN tests this week needs to read.
Home and Away's Christie Hayes on the child accident that taught her to forgive herself.
Message from Aussie teacher: "NAPLAN lies to parents and their kids."
Batemans Bay mother charged with attempted murder of son after allegedly trying to run over boy.
"The person that I loved the most, as my husband, did the most horrific thing imaginable to one of our boys.”
Her son drowned. Now she's posted video of her daughter struggling in a pool.
Noni Hazlehurst taught us as children - now she's teaching us as adults.
Thanks Sheryl Sandberg, for your kind comments but single mums aren’t 'heroes'.
Remember the world's grumpiest flower girl? Well, she's not all that grumpy anymore.
What to do if something’s too ‘small’ to see a doctor.
'My hometown is officially the best city for mothers'
Susan Carland on husband Waleed Aly: 'I did not convert to Islam for him.'
Why I gave up on making 'mum' friends.
How your favourite celebrities were honoured on Mother's Day.
"When you see that happy family this Mother’s Day, don’t think you know their story."
Lara Worthington may be hiding another BIG secret from us.
This Mother's Day, Jo Stanley is giving her daughter Willow a very special, very important gift.
A man charged with abusing six-year-old girl on a bus.
Sheryl Sandberg honours single mothers in heartwarming post.
Austin Cotterill dies in hospital after Eidsvold house fire
State of Australia's Mothers: Queensland toughest state to be a mum, Save the Children report finds
Those Two Girls: An hilarious look at what mums REALLY want for Mothers' Day.
No one turned up for this grandma's art show. She was devastated - until the internet stepped in.
Saint West makes his first ever public appearance, proves he really is a Saint.
Jordan Rice's father writes a gut-wrenching tribute to his brave son.
Could you forgive a friend who accidentally killed your child? This mum did.
A "pill of hope" could save Taryn and Michelle's sons. But the Australian government says no.
11 stars we met as children, and are oddly attracted to now they're grown up.
33 ridiculous things you had no idea you had to teach your kid.
A new type of flu has been diagnosed - 'mum flu' and it has some unique characteristics.
Nicole Livingstone: "Before she died, my mother gave me an amazing gift - a blood sample."
Tired father who cradled two-day-old to soothe him and let his partner sleep woke to find his son dead beside him.
Britney Spears just wrote the cutest letter to her sons for Mother's Day.
Sandor Cikos to be released after 16 years in jail for murdering family in Wollongong.
Our kids are breaking down and we only have ourselves to blame.
Prince Harry says he has 'put off' having kids. Women all over the globe weep.
"A letter to my bullies..."
Australia's Mother of The Year for 2016 is an inspiration.
Ryan Reynolds reveals the sweet reason his daughter has an "unusual" name.
You know you have a 'threenager' when...
"How I learnt to put myself first as a mum."
“I didn’t understand the need for eyes on the back of your head until I had kids.”
If you’re a new mum looking for support you can find some in the palm of your hand.
Rebecca Judd sets the record straight on her daughter's name.
‘Feminist Princess’ doesn’t have to be an oxymoron.
What your favourite cheese says about you.
She might only be six-months-old, but WAG Kyly Clarke has big plans for daughter Kelsey Lee.
Those Two Girls: You know you're a parent when you've caught nits from your child.
Neighbours' Madeleine West speaks about her freak accident that changed her career forever.
Parents of six die within 48 hours of one another.
Princess Charlotte got a $57,500 birthday present. Yes, you read that right.
All of his friends cancelled on his fourth birthday party so 55 strangers saved the day.
Chiropractors' association says four-day-old baby's treatment 'doesn't look good but is very safe'
Carrie Bickmore made a very powerful and important statement on The Project.
The comprehensive guide to where your kids have hidden your stuff.
One woman's heart-rending dilemma to keep or destroy embryos after divorce.
What to do with the kids when you've seen Frozen 10,000 times.
What a whopper! Is this Australia's biggest ever baby?
Welcome to the Dead Dad Club.
If you've ever wondered how a maternity ward nurse copes with becoming a mother.
The Modern Mumma: A letter to my little humans.
Revealed: Exactly how many hours of sleep mums lose every week.
Toddlers found chained up "like dogs" outside a house.
The photo that proves babies couldn't care less about your precious memories.
'Pushy parents don't impress us. They just make us feel sorry for their kids.'
International Bereaved Mother’s Day: remembering mothers who lost their babies.
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