Little kids

Little kids

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Literary habits of kids

Reading books has been a daily staple for Miss K, however Miss A has more of a love/hate relationship.

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What I've learnt

Kiran Chug ponders 10 ways life has changed since becoming a parent.

Madison and Alana

A step closer to transplant

Madiee Merrick has been waiting more than a year in the UK for surgery that will save her life.

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Preschooler obesity factors examined

Attention is turning to preschoolers in the effort to combat childhood obesity.

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Ditching the dummy

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When is a child too old for a dummy? My daughter who is 2, still uses one and cries when I take it away. If she is too old, how to I get her to stop?

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Toddler milestones

It is important to realise that a child’s developmental progress does vary greatly, and is not a race.

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Guilt and childcare

A week before my son was due to start childcare, I found myself arguing about it with a friend.

Health & nutrition Rylee Taylor

Facebook saves sight

Tara Taylor had no idea posting a photo of her toddler on Facebook would lead to the diagnosis of a serious disease.

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TV over books for Kiwi toddlers

Kiwi kids raised with a bedtime story are increasingly of a bygone generation, as research shows a third of 2-year-olds are not read to daily.

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Building blocks of success

Blocks, puzzles and other hands-on toys teach kids skills that set them up for success later in life, according to research.

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Help - my toddler is pulling out her hair

After our son was born our 2-year-old daughter starting pulling her hair out, sometimes in handfuls. The doctor said to ignore it, but I can't.

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Development Kids playfighting with dad

When testosterone kicks in

Did you wake up one day to find your beautiful and sweet little boy had been replaced by a loud, shouting, wrestling and super energised little terror?

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A health scare

One minute Miss K was complaining about a sore stomach, the next she was lying in hospital with doctors talking about surgery.

Education & play DISNEY PRINCESS

Stop hating princesses

To those people who consider fairy tale princesses to be bad role models, I'd like you to consider these 10 points...

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Bedtime yoga for kids

Is yoga for kids the answer to a better bedtime routine?

Activities BCD trace

Letter trace - A, B, C, D, E

Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital letters - starting with A B C D E.

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Chemo Barbie for sick kids

Thanks to a campaign by a mum and her brave daughter, Matell has agreed to keep making Ella, a bald doll to help kids going through chemo.

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