LEIGH CAMPBELL: The joy and the heartbreak of having one child.
'Teachers already have demanding jobs. So why do we expect them to send us daily updates of our kids?'
From packing cubes to unlimited screen time: 15 genius hacks for travelling with kids
"Mummy, don't you remember?" After I got blackout drunk, I was mortified by what my kids told me.
'Let's be honest. Holidays with little kids are not holidays.'
From irritability to nesting: The five subtle signs you're in labour.
'For years, my mum and I were best friends. When I turned 18, it all unravelled.'
'The truth is, I didn't love the baby phase. And I'm not ashamed to admit it.'
Eliza Hull has a disability. When she wanted to have a baby, her doctor advised her not to.
"It caused many sleepless nights." We need to talk about the cost of daycare in Sydney.
'I'm a mum of two kids under five, and these are the things I did and didn't spend money on.'
'I completely disagree with how my partner parents our kids. What should I do?'
Alison is a lunchbox prep expert. Here are her 6 time-saving golden rules.
"How the hell do parents make this work?" The unspoken truth about sick kids and childcare.
'I don't know how we survived without them.' My in-laws saved my sanity.
'I've had four pregnancies in two years and no babies. Here's what not to say to me.'
'I've been married to my husband for 13 years. He almost never gets me a birthday gift.'
"It's an ongoing battle of starts and stops." The double-edged sword for mums who work from home.
'My 16-year-old daughter asked me to buy her a vibrator. What should I do?'
"I needed space desperately." Why going back to work has made me a better mum.
"The perfect parent doesn't exist." A letter to my pre-kids self.
'I teach young men about respect. Here's what I tell them about domestic violence.'
"It's like having 'ghost' breasts". 9 things I didn't expect from my elective mastectomy.
"We'd never heard of coercive control." A letter from Sue Clarke, to her daughter Hannah Clarke.
'Don't hate me, but I really loved childbirth. Here's why.'
"You never would've believed me." Why no one tells you the truth about motherhood.
"They won't like you all the time." The 5 things no one tells you about raising teens.
'Stop treating me like a child.' We asked 40 women what they'd say, anonymously, to their mum.
'I'm an organisation expert. Here's exactly how I organise my fridge.'
'My daughter lives with Borderline Personality Disorder. This is what I want you to know.'
'Will she grow up feeling lonely?' What it's like raising an only child as a single mum.
'Telling us to get over it is unhelpful.' We need to talk about the mother guilt load.
'My 10-year-old had COVID twice in three months. Here's how the new close contact rules impacted us.'
'I had my two kids six years apart. Five years later, this is what I've learnt.'
'I lost my mum to a heart attack when I was 13. This is how I feel on Mother's Day.'
'I get over 20 cards every year.' Jess is a mother figure to women who need her.
'I don’t know how to be a good mum because I haven’t seen it myself.'
"I am not my tics." I have Tourette's Syndrome. This is what I want you to know.
"I didn’t have an impressive career or kids and I felt lost." How I found myself after 40.
"I go through life with a giant hole in my heart." The taboo of being a mother who loses a child.
'The pandemic made flexible work possible. So why is it still considered a women's issue?'
“I realise now that for you, this is so much more than a job.” An open letter to our midwives.
Mamamia Recommends: 'I tried Optus Sport with my kids. Here's what happened.'
'They had a crack at me over three marshmallows.' 12 parents on their lunchbox-shaming stories.
'I was just getting my life back.' Alex Fevola had her first baby at 22. Then she had a baby at 41.
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