Kaz Cooke: "Mothers can do no right" 6 min read
Parenting: It’s all about getting advice but it’s also about trusting your instincts. How do you weigh up the pros and cons of both?
Are you raising a racist child? 1 min read
By not talking about race, are we accidentally teaching our children to be racist? Should the topic of race even be brought up with children? How can you raise race-conscious children?
Why children should do chores 6 min read
Household chores—not something every child loves to do. And yet, oh-so-vital for when they grow up.
Why screentime for kids is good 1 min read
What is the appropriate amount of screentime for kids? Are you tired of feeling guilty for letting your kid play with an iPad or watch a show on Netflix? Digital parenting expert Dr Kristy Goodwin is all about ditching the...
Why mobile phones should be banned in schools
Banning phones in primary schools: do you agree or disagree?
5 reasons your kids should spend time with a senior 2 min read
While you may think it will be boring at first glance, a relationship with an older adult can have an incredible impact on your child.
Do this everyday to raise well-adjusted kids 1 min read
Children who take part in family meals display less delinquency, greater academic achievement, improved psychological wellbeing, more positive family interactions and eat healthier foods.
The app you need at your child's school 1 min read
You're never too old to chase your dreams! Learn how New Zealand grandmother Sharlene Barnes turned an idea into a $1.8 million app facilitating communication between parents and schools.
10 of the best books to improve reading comprehension in young children 1 min read
As a librarian, here are a few of my favourite books for young children. Do you have any of these on your child's bookshelf?