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Awatea Eat

A day of mischief

Miss A It seemed to be trying for the world record of naughty acts in a single day. If there is such a record she's gone very close to setting a new one.

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A Thomas obsession

This is the first time Milin's become so enthralled by a story that the merchandise that goes with it has become a big part of his life

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Who ate all the doughnuts?

Despite the evidence on her chin, Emma Meaux claims she absolutely did not eat one of the missing doughnuts.

matt calman miss A

Tears and trepidation

Miss A is collecting the bumps, bruises and scars of early childhood and learning that you can't trust everyone, including me.

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Raising a threenager

My son has recently graduated from the terrible twos (which thankfully weren't so terrible) to threenagehood.

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Development toddler

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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Parenting and teamwork

If teamwork is important to marriage, it's crucial to parenting.

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 Pixiecurtis

Instagram's Princess

Meet the 2-year-old giving the Kardashians a run for their money in the selfie stakes.

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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.

Behaviour dummy

Ditching the dummy

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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Development Tantrum

Resisting routines

Our morning/dinner/bedtime is a hot mess of horrors.

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 Grumpy girl

Acting up before starting school

I feel as if my four-year-old daughter is deliberately pushing her luck, testing the boundaries and challenging the status quo.

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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Little shop of horrors

Okay New World, you had your fun. Miss K is excited that Little Shop is back.

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