Celebrate a springtime birthday with this sweet berry party READ MORE...
How to survive the season when you suffer from hay fever READ MORE...
Sugar and spice and all things nice? READ MORE...
Some of our favourite kids' book series that the kids will love   READ MORE...
How to talk to your teens about dating and love READ MORE...
Sign up to The Teen Age
A new resource for parents raising teens! READ MORE...
Hot Topics

5 baby travel essentials you didn’t know you needed

Are you planning to head away on a family holiday, baby on board? Here are five travel essentials you’ll want ...

Sun, sand, and safety

Summer’s here! Erin Harrison has some tips to keep your family safe and sound. Summer is on the way, and for those ...

Stamping out the spots

There’s a common misconception that chickenpox is a harmless childhood illness which, while uncomfortable, won’t have any lasting effects on ...

Staying on track during the holiday season

Unsurprisingly, the holiday season is the most common time of year for bedtime routines to fall into disarray, especially if ...

father figure

Father Figure

The role of a father is vital. Dads make kids feel good. They encourage, guide, explore, give adventures, fix things ...

Raising with respect

 Most parents expect their children to grow up showing respect for others. But, as Miriam McCaleb explains, we need to ...

FAMILY TRAVELS
Kids perfectly able on the Abel Tasman.
FAMILY TRAVELS
The Great Lake Adventure.
FAMILY TRAVELS
Trekking the Queen Charlotte
FAMILY TRAVELS
Waterfalls galore in Fiordland
River Safari on the Whanganui
Good to Know

Top animal movies for kids

Cats and Dogs (2001) Cats and Dogs (pictured above) is an irresistibly funny movie based on the lifelong feud between dogs ...

ice balls

Giant ice balls

Your child will love creating giant globes of ice and the reaction that occurs when salt and colour is added. ...

Healthy pink ice blocks

Cool off on a hot day with these yummy pink ice blocks, the kids won’t even know there’s beetroot in ...