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Little kids

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Kiran family

Letting go of the little things

It can be the smallest things that can really get to me.

miss K comm games

Working hard to achieve

Miss K's cartoon watching might be on hold for the Comm Games, but they show the value of hard work.

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Monkey see, monkey do

Little Ellis has noticed his pregnant mum walking a bit different. His impersonation is hilarious.

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The perfect party

Kiran survived Jasmin's first birthday party and even says it was a success.

Dummy

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.

Education & play tech-savvy toddler

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.

Behaviour Toddler girl

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Did you wake up one day to find your beautiful and sweet little boy had been replaced by a loud, shouting, wrestling and super energised little terror?

Health & nutrition 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.

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...

Behaviour Yoga

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.

Products ELLA CHEMO BARBIE

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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