My daughter didn't have any problems adapting to daycare, but I did.
As a single mum I can't afford to enrol my kids in all the activities I want them to do, but does that mean they're missing out?
My son has been Batman for a week now. He has a new costume, which has only come off for showers.
He might be a red-faced Muppet, but Elmo teaches kids a thing or two.
Four intestinal bugs are responsible for nearly half of all childhood diarrhoea, which kills about 800,000 children globally each year.
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Learning to use the toilet can be one of the most challenging developmental milestones of all for children and their parents. So while you might be ready, it's important to make sure your child is too.
Making friends may not always simple but it's vital for our kids to experience the sense of belonging and social wellbeing that comes with having friends.
For Timaru preschooler Thomas Hendry, the world is full of danger.
Over the past month, the Taupo community has come to know Nixon's face.
Have you thought about what life lessons you want to pass on? These are the lessons I want my own children to take hold of.
On a scale of All Black to astronaut, "kindergarten teacher" is unlikely to make the cut on most Kiwi boys' dream career wishlists.
Teaching parents how to deal with very shy girls as young as three could stop them from developing depression and anxiety as teens.
When a friend's son asked for a pink floral bike helmet, she lied and told him they didn't have any in his size. He went home with a plain blue one instead.
Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital letters - starting with A B C D E.
Get the little ones to practice writing the alphabet capital and lower case letters - with F G H I J.
Gender stereotyping becomes a big hit as Lego targets girls with their latest line.
Earlier this month Mattel gathered together a bunch of influential mummy bloggers to discuss one of the great mysteries of modern life: why mums don't know how to play Hot Wheels with their sons.
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