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We regularly ask our members what their current concerns and frustrations are as parents. And we see issues around internet safety, cyber-bullying and kids’ screen time increasing every…

We recently spent an amazing couple of days in awesome Rotorua, and stayed at the equally awesome Hannah’s Bay Cottage. Find out why this lake-front, family-friendly accommodation just…

CUPPACOFFEECUP is a New Zealand-made reusable takeaway coffee cup. Instead of disposing of a cup every time you have a takeaway coffee, re-use your CUPPACOFFEECUP.

Stop, Think, Engage: Rethinking child discipline – methods that work is the fantastic parenting book by Dr Anna Martin. This is parenting discipline 101, but in the best…

Determined to protect his castle and its occupants, a little boy stands guard against enemy knights. This is the context of Sally Gould’s The Brave Knight.

Farmer Rochelle owns a cow that says ‘moo moo’, a sheep that says ‘baa baa’, a chicken that says ‘chick chick’ and a horse that says… ‘chick chick’!…

Mission to Motherhood is an inspiring story from Canadian born Kiwi, Amira Mikhail. Amira shares every detail of her struggle through fibroids, endometriosis, infertility, IVF and finally surrogacy.

Collectables are all the rage right now, and Muffin Break has joined the craze with their adorable little Muffin Misfit toys. The Muffin Misfits are available in all Kid’s Mini…

Look, a Butterfly! is a wonderful little picture book by Yasunari Murakami. Murakami is a Japanese writer, designer and illustrator who has won many awards for his work.

Fanny Limehead – the surprising wine with a very funny name. We thought it was timely to review a good wine product, with the long summer holiday in front…

The family were fortunate enough to try out the Toyota Highlander GXL recently. We took the Highlander for a weekender up to Foxton Beach, to put it through it’s…

My daughter has been attending the YMCA Auckland School Holiday Programme at the Massey Leisure Centre and really loves it. She went again in the April school holidays,…

BabyCues is one of those books that comes along and makes you think, ‘if only this was around when we had our first child.’

Bruce wants to go faster by Dreydon Sobanja is another great installation from the awesome ‘Inspirational Kiwis’ range of books. This is an inspirational story for children about…

The Happy Hormone Cookbook by Emma Ellice-Flint with Jill Keyte is a collection of balanced and delicious whole food dishes. Emma and Jill show that by shifting the…

At the end of last year I was lucky enough to receive a care pack in the mail from Skinfood New Zealand. I hadn’t used this product before,…

Australia: Illustrated is big, beautiful and diverse. This is a book with huge cross-over appeal, that will engage children and adults alike, in home and in schools. It…

The Hoppleplop is a beautiful book that takes the reader on a tour through a charmingly offbeat house.  The story’s narrator tries to show us that the only thing…

Or dear, Hare had an idea… but he’s lost it. Don’t worry though as the Kiwi forest is full of friends who want to help Hare find his…

Ivan and the Lighthouse is the very well written story of a boy growing up in Devonport around the turn of the century. Ivan’s Father is a Lighthouse…

Kai Carrier make reusable food pouches that can be filled with homemade food so you know exactly what you and your children are eating while minimising the mess.…

With three separate storage compartments, removable snack pods and dividers, as well as the handy sandwich seatbelt, the Rubbish Free Lunch Box ensures your lunch and snacks remain…

The Goodbyn Portions On-The-Go is a compact, versatile set for active, healthy lifestyles. It is the perfect set for both kids and adults. All items fit in the…

Yumbox 4 compartment is a kid friendly bento style lunch box with a single leakproof lid. The pre-portioned illustrated tray guides you in packing a healthy lunch with…

Grandpa’s slippers are getting old so Grandma buys him some new ones. But Grandpa doesn’t like the new slippers. By the weekend, however, Grandpa’s old slippers have fallen…