EDITOR’S PICKS

  • Is there a special time when our children’s brains are more open to learning new skills like reading, writing and playing a musical instrument? And is ‘earlier’ always ‘better’?

  • Today, the ANZAC spirit continues to live on across Australia as thousands wake at dawn or stop to take a moment on the 25th of April to commemorate our servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. For Queensland Mum, Julie...

  • Holidays take on a new meaning once kids arrive, but a change of scene can still leave you re-energised. 

  • If you're keen to get into the spirit of Easter, we have some egg-cellent crafts, cooking activities and games to do with the kids.

  • Caroline Webster, author and founder of the blog Caro & Co, chats to us about motherhood and encouraging unstructured play in kids; getting them off technology and exploring the outdoors instead.

  • If you prefer that companies not know absolutely everything about you, here are some ways you can protect your information and limit the amount of tracking by advertisers.

Celebrating Mothers

  • Carla Pascoe Leahy reviews: Mothertongues – Ceridwen Dovey and Eliza Bell (Hamish Hamilton) Mothertongues creatively responds to the question: what kind of genre and form could possibly describe a human experience that resists language? Is it possible to capture the inexpressible complexity and absurdity of...

  • Yes, the ‘terrible twos’ are full-on – but let’s look at things from a child’s perspective write researchers Rochelle Matacz and Lynn Priddis Meet Eli. He entered the second year of his life with gusto and now, aged 18 months, he is discovering new things...

  • If you’ve ever tried to make new friends as an adult, writes Anastasia Hronis, you’ll probably see why loneliness is at an all-time high. Making new friends feels just plain hard. In school, making friends can be as simple as going on the monkey bars...

  • None of us would be here without our placenta, the remarkable fetal organ that nourished and sustained us before birth. But despite its importance, the placenta is among the least studied organs and we don’t fully understand how it grows and functions, reports Alys Clark...

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