There are lots of things you need to know when you're a parent and this section is especially for covering the kinds of things that parents want to know about.

Child behaviour

Are you frustrated at the behaviour of your infant, toddler, young child, pre-teen, tween, or teenager? Are you looking for…


Thinking about further education for yourself or got a child approaching tertiary study? Check out our information on education for grown ups.

Family Entertainment

Family Entertainment – that wonderful opportunity to take some time out from the nine to five grind and enjoy some quality time with your loved ones.

Family Finances

Family Finances - a topic close to every parent's heart in these tough economic times - provides free tips to save money, practical financial advice on reducing debt, cutting costs, budgeting and protecting your greatest family asset.

Family Home

Family homes come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but remain the subject of enormous time, effort, passion, frustration and joy for many kiwi parents. We bring you ideas to help make your home your castle.

Family Safety

All you need to know to keep your family safe.

Family Travel

Find our guides and links to help you plan your family vacation in New Zealand


Here we give you the history of some important festivals, and give you ideas for sharing the celebration with your children.

Food and Nutrition

In this section we cover everything to do with feeding your family. From healthy lunches through to delicious desserts, we've got it.

Health and Well-Being

Looking after yourself is just as important as looking after your children and we bring you information about everything from illness to building your immunity.


Parenting is fun, challenging and really hard work! Whatever your parenting situation - whether you're a biological parent, a step parent, foster parent, single parent or a grandparent raising children, this is a key place for information on Parenting.

School Holidays

Whether you need to find school holiday care, plan a trip away, or simply find school holiday activities to keep the kids busy, this section will point you in the right direction.

Separation and Divorce

Information for parents experiencing separation and divorce.

Single Parents

Parenting alone? Find lots of easy-to-read and often amusing articles by a highly experienced and insightful single parent in our Single Parents section.

Special Parents

Information for parents in special situations- foster parents, grandparents and step-parents

Support Groups

In this section we provide you with information and phone and online contact details for these support groups. And please remember, whatever you’re facing, you don’t have to face it alone. Make that phone call today and get the support you need……you’ll be glad you did.


Technology is an increasingly important part of parenting and we've got some great articles to help you and your kids use technology safely and effectively.

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