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The age at which girls are getting their first period is decreasing. In fact, one in 16 girls in NZ will get their period while at primary school - some as young as eight years old.
In winter 2018, Kidspot surveyed New Zealand families on the warmth and health of their homes during the colder months. Read on for the results of our survey.
Finding ways to help your child get plenty of sleep at night doesn’t have to be a struggle. Read tips on common issues with kids and their sleep routines.
Motivating your family to get up and get moving can not only help your wellbeing, it can also stengthen family bonds.
Come together and host a Pink Ribbon Breakfast during May 2018! The money you raise helps Breast Cancer Foundation NZ fund research and patient support.
Birds are a favourite pet for babies and kids. Find out the health risks of keeping a pet bird around your family.
Your furry friends, stray animals and even pets of your friends/family may hurt you on accident. If this does happen, here is what you should know.
The soon to be released Peter Rabbit movie has been accused by advocacy groups of making light of food allergies.
Sugary drinks have been identified in the past as a primary cause of dental decay in children. Should there be a sugar tax?
Children need the full alphabet of vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. So how much do they need and what foods are the best sources?
Often the major source energy in children's diet comes from carbohydrates, which includes sugars and starches.
There is much fine-tuning of the eye muscle and nerve connections that continues throughout childhood.
At this age, he isn’t old enough to be entirely in charge of his personal hygiene but if you do the groundwork now one day (far, far off in the future!), he may surprise you and wash his hands without prompting.
Having high levels of good bacteria (gut flora) in the digestive system is essential for building a strong immune system in growing children
Encouraging a toddler to eat a full meal can be tricky and messy! Read our best tips and tricks.
There aren't many things better than a Kiwi summer, but make sure you and your family stay protected with these sunscreen tips.
Sunglasses are a great way to provide sun protection - but many kids don't wear sunglasses. Find out which sunglasses to buy to give UV protection
The recent suddent death of two triplets in the UK was initially thought to be from carbon monoxide poisoning. The colourless, odourless gas has been a silent killer before.
Smear tests need to be done regularly to help prevent against cervical cancer. But many women don't have smear tests done regularly to keep them healthy. Find out more on Kidspot New Zealand.
Information and practical solutions to hay fever symptoms this spring with top tips and remedies that are safe and effective for the whole family.
Five hairstyles that will reduce the risk of head lice spreading to your child.
Supplementing your baby with a good quality probiotic will ensure they receive their daily dose of these friendly bugs to foster healthy immunity and happy little tummies!
Diet, stress and genetics have all been linked with autism, but can autism can be prevented.
Find out about the 7 most common childhood rashes and how they are gotten and what to do if your child does get it.
Find out about headaches in kids, including what may trigger them, treatment and when seeing a doctor is appropriate.
Find out about what growing pains are and how to help your child deal with them.
During childhood, kids can be struck with a variety of illnesses and viruses. Find out if they should be staying home and for how long.
Lice and nits can be annoying and uncomfortable for the whole family. Treat lice quick with these top tips.
Unfortunately, lice and nits come with the territory when your child enters school. Learn more about them and how to treat lice quick.