In his short life, Jackson has already had two major heart surgeries and is waiting for his third and hopefully final surgery in spring 2020. “Half a heart, NOT half a life is our motto!” says his mother.
Beyond the diagnosis, caring for a child with autism can cause stress for parents. Social support can improve parental health and reduce stress.
The idea of a cultural holiday or a city break can seem daunting when you have kids, but with some advance preparation and strategies to keep them engaged, it can be a valuable way to spend time together.
NCEA students are under a lot of pressure and there is so much information to navigate. It’s also a system that is different to when you were at high school. Here are 10 proven ways to help your child thrive within the NCEA years.
School’s out, but that doesn’t mean that learning stops once the holidays are here. Try these hacks to get your child to learn valuable skills and help them to become responsible and resourceful as they grow.
Art can be an important factor in a child’s development, as it allows them to express themselves better.
At this time of year, high school students are deciding on their subjects for next year and it can be a minefield for parents helping them decide, particularly for Year 10 students about to enter the world of NCEA.
Inspire and empower the next generation with these books and stories that allow kids to read about princesses, magic and adventure - with a twist.
Scientists report that women who have given birth appear to age faster biologically than those that are childfree. The difference on a cellular level was equivalent to around 11 years. We think we know why!
Ready ... baby shark, do, do, do, do, do, do ... sorry!
Pregnant Minister for Women, Julie Anne Genter, cycled to hospital for her induction at 42 weeks.