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Give them time to dine

Posted at April 16, 2021

Don’t Rush, Slow Down. Quality is better than Quick.

It is so tempting to pack our weekends full for our whānau. But after a full week, a full-on weekend can leave everyone feeling rattled rather than revitalised and ready for the week ahead. If we…

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Growing their word bank

Posted at March 16, 2021

The words we serve up to our children are the words they soak in. The ‘health’ of their word bank will depend entirely on what they are consuming. If they are surrounded only by simple, uninspired language they will learn to only communicate, and exp…

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Camping with Children and Family Friends – What to know before you go.

Posted at December 21, 2020

Summer camping in Aotearoa, when done right, can be a ton of fun. It creates great memories for children and is one of the best ways to spend time together as a family or with family friends. 

For the last four years, my husband and I have joined so…

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Nature - where simple is still marvellous!

Posted at November 9, 2020

Papatūānuku offers the perfect playground for tamariki— for their bodies, their mind, senses, imagination and hearts. Nature, exactly as is, is full of possibilities. Children instinctively know this, and long to be outdoors. We just need to follow t…

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It’s Time to Check Your Car Seat— Has It Expired?

Posted at October 7, 2020

Did you know that children’s car seats have an expiration date? If you haven’t done a check recently, now is a good time to pull it out and ensure it’s still safe to use. We have partnered with Sit Tight this month to help you do just that, in a way …

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