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.


Find information on their first 1,000 days, feeding, sleeping and more.


Find ideas on how to talk to teens about sex, puberty, relationships and more.


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What You Need to Know About Coronavirus

New Zealand has over 200 confirmed cases of coronavirus and the outbreak has been characterised as a pandemic by WHO. Find out more about the virus ...
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Baby skin

Common baby ailments in the first 12 months

Once your precious baby is born, their little body has lots of adapting to do ...
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play date

What to Expect From a Play Date

Socialising with other children is a vital part of a child's development. Children need to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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