Writers: Kerry Burridge

Kerry Burridge

Kerry Burridge is mum to three great kids and was Kiwi Families founding Editor.

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Thank you for visiting the Kiwi Families website – we hope to become your ongoing parenting buddy; with information and support available to you 24-7 whenever you might need it.

We have spent the last nine months creating this wonderfully rich website for you. You may have noticed that the delivery was overdue (and we had to go for an induction in the end!), but Kiwi Families has now been born.

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On a health kick

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February has been a funny month in our house – and that’s funny peculiar, not funny ha-ha!

Ian and I have gone on a health kick. I will freely admit that this has been spurred on by the insidious onset of middle age. Ian and I are both aged 43 and beset by the beginnings of middle-aged spread, as well as creaky joints.

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It’s getting easier

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Ian and I have recently had time to sit down together, enjoy an entire cup of (hot) coffee and talk to each other without interruption. This is weird. Very weird. This is an event that has not occurred for just over 7 years! Further evidence of our world having changed dramatically is that we each managed to read a book over Anniversary Weekend.

Christmas is coming

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As I write to you this month I have to admit to feeling more than a little off-colour; I’m unlucky to be suffering from a particularly nasty stomach bug called campylobacter (I’ve just read all about it in the Health Section). Putting my Pollyanna hat on, I can say that at least this will be the first December when I lose weight during the festive season, rather than gain it!

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