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Importance of Cash Flow Forecasting for Parents Wanting to Start a Small Business

Importance of Cash Flow Forecasting for Parents

Parents are often inspired to start a small business to add income to their growing family. Having children to support, and then to educate in the best school they can afford, is a great motivator for parents to start a small business together. Continue reading »

Kiwi Men Romantics at Heart – Valentine’s Day

Kiwi Men Romantics at Heart - Valentine's Day

New research shows Kiwi men are romantic, believe in love at first sight, spend more on Valentine’s Day than their partners, and would rather cuddle up as a couple, than spend time alone according to a new study.
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Are We Nearly There Yet? Travelling With Kids Made Easy

Are We Nearly There Yet? Travelling With Kids Made Easy

The summer has finally arrived in all its glory and with it comes the prospect of travelling with the little ones in your life. It might be a long road trip to spend Christmas with grandparents or a flight to an exotic holiday location overseas. Continue reading »

5 Affordable Ways to get Your Family Eating Healthy

affordable ways to get your family eating healthy

A few simple touches to a delicious home-cooked meal can seriously increase the food’s health content. If you have a young family, you want to make sure that your little ones are eating as healthy and as affordable as possible. Continue reading »

5 Strategies for When Your Child Won’t Eat Dinner

Strategies for When Your Child Won't Eat Dinner

Many parents are stuck in an ever repeating cycle of foods that their child comfortably eats. Over time repetitive menus become boring and our child loses enthusiasm for eating altogether. Children become used to only eating favourites and this makes branching out more challenging. Here’s 5 strategies to try when your child won’t eat dinner. Continue reading »

Meet the Kiwi brand making car insurance friendlier

Cove Insurance-homepage

Cove launched mid-2017 with the goal of making insurance in New Zealand friendlier, smarter, and a whole heap simpler. Continue reading »

Travelling with Grandparents

Travelling with Grandparents - Zambia

When I was a child my parents instilled a love of exploring the world. I never dreamed one day my children would be travelling with their grandparents and experiencing the same love of exploration. Continue reading »

Nostalgia Tourism – Recreating childhood holiday memories

Lake Wakatipu Queenstown-Kiwi Families

At this time of year, we’re all looking forward to some time away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, to relax and re-charge and enjoy the warmer Summer weather. Find out more about nostalgia tourism, and how to recreate your own childhood holiday memories.  Continue reading »

Managing your Child’s Natural Frustrations

Managing your Childs Natural Frustrations

It’s a child’s natural response to protest against our parental demands (on their time, space, behaviour, activities, etc.). But a child’s protests are all part of their development. It’s our responsibility as parents to manage our children’s natural frustrations as an important aspect of learning boundaries and tolerances.  Continue reading »

Developing good food habits in kids

Developing good food habits in kids

There’s an old chant many parents will remember: “Nobody loves me, everybody hates me; I’m going down the garden to eat some worms.” Challenging behaviour from small children may well make the most saint-like parent feel unloved and inclined to eat worms, but rather than heading down the garden on your own, it might be worth taking the challenging small child with you. Not to eat worms, preferably, but to mess about in the garden. It might help both of you! Continue reading »

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