Grown Ups: Special Parents

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

Foster parenting in New Zealand

If you’re even considering being a foster parent, then that makes you someone special. While fostering can be immensely rewarding,…

Grandparents as parents

As much as grandparents adore their grandchildren, chances are if you’re raising your grandchild it’s because of circumstances rather than…

Not as we know it: Tips for parenting while ill

Back when I was a classroom teacher, the ‘StarTrekkin’ song was doing the rounds.  My class did a little dance…

Parenting while ill

Ideas for those who are parenting while ill.

Step parents

With more and more first marriages ending in divorce, step parents and blended families are becoming increasingly common. While there…

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