Parenting is a tough gig and comes with so many challenges at each age and stage of your child’s development.

Find our top tips and informative articles about parenting your child from birth right through to the teenage years.


Beat the back-to-school blues with Postie

Postie’s School+ range makes back-to-school easy for parents, easing the stress of the new school year with affordable uniform pieces for your little ones. Shop online now at postie.co.nz or ...
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splash save

Teach your child water safety essentials

Water safety knowledge and the ability to swim is essential learning for our tamariki however accessing this is not always simple. Find out about Splash Save - cost effective, easy ...
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Out and about with baby

Baby Essentials For When You Are On The Go

For such small people, babies require a lot of gear! Find out what you need ...
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50 Play Ideas from Kiwi Parents

To inspire your little one's play time, we've collaborated with Little Tikes and Planet Fun ...
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Easy Meals Teens Can Make Themselves

When your teen is ready for some independence, ensure they are armed with at least ...
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tummy time

A guide to tummy time for new parents

Tummy time for babies is important for developing head control. Find out when to start ...
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How to wrap or swaddle

How to wrap your baby

Some babies adore sleeping in a firm wrap or swaddle because it reminds them of ...
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communication in babies

8 to 12 months baby communication

What communication milestones should you be looking out for around eight to 12 months? Find ...
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chicken pox

All about chicken pox

Chickenpox is a contagious disease that can lead to scarring, pneumonia, meningitis and in adulthood, ...
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What a Serve of Food Means for a Toddler

Grab our free printable below to see precisely what a serve of food means for ...
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toilet training

Toilet training: getting started

Toilet training is an area of raising toddlers that too many parents get in a ...
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nutrition snacks

After school nutrition for your sporty child

Children need to refuel correctly after expelling so much energy, the best thing to offer ...
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when your child says they are dumb

8 Things to Say When Your Child Says They Are Dumb

How do you help when your child's biggest detractor is ... your child? Dr Justin ...
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school shoes

10 tips for buying school shoes

Kids spend around 30 hours a week in their school shoes, so it's vital they ...
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learning to drive

A guide to teaching your teenager to drive

Have a teen itching to drive? This guide tells you the steps you have to ...
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puberty girls

Precocious puberty in girls

What is precocious puberty? How to help your daughter when she goes through puberty early ...
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Teen's first bra

Buying their first bra

Part of adolescence and puberty for all girls is needing their first bra. Find out ...
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