Malcolm Turnbull's video and Bill Shorten's book are underpinned by the same idea: the love their parents had for them, and that in turn imbued them with the right qualities to become prime minister.
Women who publicly state their desire never to be mothers in the traditional sense challenge the idea that woman and mother are synonymous.
Gaming is a way to connect to family members. Those relationships can improve mental and physical well-being, in addition to creating meaningful personal bonds.
The idea of family is still undergoing fundamental change, but progress towards an egalitarian era may be hamstrung by class and wealth.
The 'apostolic exhortation' calls for greater understanding of divorced couples, but falls short of allowing them a full life within the church.
The history of the government's push for parenting classes.
Across Europe, there has been a rise in the number of women earning the most in their family.
Children growing up with other relatives are more likely to be from an ethnic minority.
Anne Tyler’s Booker short-listed novel is an exquisite meditation on family life.
Some countries make it easier than others for women to have a family and keep on working.
The abolition of inheritance tax in Norway is having repercussions on their cabin culture.
How successful a mother or career scientist one can become depends on how one's available time is divided between the two activities.
Prominent arguments against same-sex marriage have been based on history, tradition, human rights, and social scientific research into health and welfare. The role of religion has been less explicit.
By limiting financial support to smaller families, the government is doing its best to stop undesirables from reproducing.
Asif Kapadia's documentary shows what it means for a life to be up for public consumption.
A bloc of conservative countries is mounting a new push to enshrine "family values" in the UN's Human Rights Council. What they really want is rather more sinister.
Gay marriage opponents argue that children need a mother and a father. The law says otherwise.
How the royal propaganda machine tries to make hereditary millionaires seem just like the rest of us.
The Southern Baptist church is making a strong push to buck a societal trend. Should others follow suit?
Benedict Cumberbatch is related to him – as are many others. But very few helped us identify the car park king.