Quake babies thriving

What is life like for the families who had babies during the 2010 7.1 magnitude quake?


The 'crap parent' label

An Australian pyschologist believes we are raising a generation of spoilt brats, because we just can't say no.

chocolate face

Who ate all the doughnuts?

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

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.

toddler tantrum

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 Tantrum

Resisting routines

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


Kids do it better

There are many things I've noticed my children can do better than me.

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.


Preschooler obesity factors examined

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

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...


Toddler relations

"This boy at kindy called me a poo butt today." Not everything goes smoothly when you're four.

Behaviour preschool makeup

10 weird things little kids do

From nose picking through to licking supermarket trollies, little kids find the strangest things fun.

grumpy girl

My kids are spoilt

I don't mean the bratty, Veruca Salt, "GIVE IT TO ME NOW" kind of spoilt.

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.


Letter trace: F, G, H, I, J

Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital and lower case letters - with F G H I J.

Products miss k little shop

Little shop of horrors

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


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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