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I refuse to buy any games or apps online when there are so many cool ones out there for free.

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Ovulation calendar

Work out your most fertile time with our calculator.

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Losing a favourite bear

We were green and uninitiated, perhaps a little naive when it came to the favourite toy responsibility.

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The million dollar baby

A Canadian couple have been hit with a $1.2m medical bill after their daughter was prematurely born during a trip to the US.

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Kourtney Kardashian wants peace

Kourtney Kardashian is keen for nobody to "bother her" after she gives birth to baby number three.

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A letter about THAT child

If your child has THAT kid in their class here is what a teacher wants you to know about all the things they can't tell you.


Health KADEN

Kaden's fight for life

Before even giving birth, Katie Myers' maternal instincts warned her something was wrong with her baby.

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Live chat: Fertility issues

Fertility specialist Dr Guy Gudex joins us today to for a live chat. If you're struggling with trying to conceive, this is a great chance to ask questions.


Widowed and pregnant

After seven years of trying to conceive, Kristy Kirchner discovered she was pregnant - just before her husband's funeral.

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A new mum survival kit

Forget about the bright, pretty baby things – while you’re in survival mode, all you’ll need are the essentials.

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Blog: Greer Berry

After struggling with fertility issues Greer is now sharing her pregnancy journey.
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Blog: Matt Calman

At-home dad Matt Calman talks about life at home with his two girls.
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Blog: Kiran Chug

Kiran has a toddler and a baby and has recently moved back to her hometown of London.
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What Jack's parents want you to know

Jack has an inoperable brain tumour. His parents don't know how much longer they'll have him but they want you to know this.

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The golden moments

Parenthood brings with it so many beautiful moments that balance out the moments of stress and challenge

Development Homework

Why I won't call my daughter 'gifted'

I don't want a gifted child. I want my kids to be successful failures. More precisely, I want to teach my daughters to fail successfully.

Behaviour MISS A, AWATEA

Getting her grump on

You're never left wondering for long what Miss A is thinking or how she is feeling.

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Blog: Melody McCabe

Melody shares the highs and lows of struggling with fertility issues and trying to conceive.
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Blog: Anna Guy

Anna shares tales of parenting four kids - with another on the way.
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Ask an expert column

Got a parenting question? Let us know and we'll get an expert to answer it for you.

Take the silly spending out of the season

It's easty to blow your budget as the festive cheer takes hold. Here's how to keep control of your Christmas spending.

Health & nutrition

Deal keeps pupils off lollies

You wouldn't think dairies would be the ones keeping kids away from lollies, but they are in Hamilton.

TV & movies

Gabriella Goat sues Peppa Pig

A woman with the same name as a Peppa Pig character wants NZ$157,000 compensation for ridicule.

Competitions GIVEAWAY

Win a $500 beauty pack

Thanks to Mighty Ape we've got a $500 health and beauty pack to give away to one lucky reader.

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Online life and real-life problems

Teen's online behaviours may create real-life problems like relationship abuse and negative thoughts on body image, according to two new studies.


Singles refused entry to park

A theme park in London has come under fire after refusing entry to single people in case they are paedophiles.

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Pregnancy and relationship rifts

A life-changing event like pregnancy can have a big impact on your relationship ... for better or worse.

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Having another child after PND

It's when you start to feel on top of things that you decide you're up to throwing something else impossible into the mix.

TV & movies

Fifty Shades gets streamy

Can you handle the new Fifty Shades of Grey trailer?

Mum's life

Holding on to your identity

As I took my daughter to school orientation I felt an overwhelming sense of relief I hadn't completely devoted the past decade to child rearing.


Kourtney Kardashian wants peace

Kourtney Kardashian is keen for nobody to "bother her" after she gives birth to baby number three.


My life without makeup

When the daily grooming ritual became too much of a burden for Tracey Spicer, she decided to go cold turkey.