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Why children should stay in school—and not go on protest marches 3 min read

Last month, Mums At The Table published the article, "In the footsteps of Greta Thunberg? One mum says yes. Here's why". Not everybody agreed. Here's one reader's response.

How superheroes can help when teaching empathy to kids 2 min read

Despite their flaws or weaknesses (because they all still have those), true superheroes choose altruism over the pursuit of personal wealth and power.

How to respond when your child asks you why He can't hear God 1 min read

Q: What should I say to my five-year-old when he asks why he can't audibly hear God?

Bibs & bobs — 11 November 2019 1 min read

When does leaving a child home alone become neglect? | The link between gut health and autism | Your baby may be a maths genius. Here's why

A makeup artist reveals why pharmacy makeup is just as good as—if not better than—premium brands 4 min read

It’s a well-kept secret that there is no miracle fountain of youth product out there.

"I'm doing everything to have my daughter back in my care." 2 min read

They removed my baby girl. She was only three days old.

Toddlers: all the perks of a sociopath, none of the stigma 2 min read

You could spend the next couple of years fighting with your homegrown terrorist or you could lean in, my friend. Lean into the illogical hilarity that is The Toddler.

Lentil bolognese — Cooking with Gia and Olive 1 min read

Lentil bolognese: All the protein without the meat. Maintain a healthy diet with this quick and easy vegetarian pasta recipe. Perfect for meat-free Mondays . . . or whenever you feel like a vegetarian meal. At only 20 minutes to cook...

Struggling with losing weight after pregnancy? A dietitian shares some easy tips. 3 min read

"While this may not result in fast weight loss, you are more likely to be able to keep the weight off and maintain a healthier lifestyle."

Bibs & bobs — 4 November 2019 1 min read

These three factors will determine if your child will be overweight or obese by their teen years | The best way to prevent children from overloading on bad food choices | Young adults are feeling increasing lonely. Here's one way...

Working parent struggling for more time? You're not alone. 4 min read

Legally in Australia, if you're a carer and have been with an employer for at least a year, you can request flexible work arrangements.

Need parenting help? We have 3 solutions you never saw coming 5 min read

Sometimes, the responsibility of being a parent can be overwhelming, but help is available during the moments when we feel like helpless little children.