Parenting

Parenting Articles

  • Dads can do anything!

    It’s tough being a father. Ultra tough. Let’s face it:...

    read on
  • Creating Confident Kids (and grown-ups!)

    It was one of those neighbourhood barbecues. Eighteen people with...

    read on
  • The Opposite of Spoiled

    Ron Lieber is a New York Times finance columnist. He’s...

    read on
  • I put my teens on a Digital Detox

    I never realised just how damaging our obsession with smartphones...

    read on
  • Keeping Kids Safe Online (well, safer, anyway)

    If you suddenly discovered little Jack (or perhaps, not so...

    read on
  • Simplicity Parenting

    How do we navigate this new world of technology with...

    read on
  • What a Girl Needs Most

    “Picture a classroom full of 15-year-old girls. Some are noisy,...

    read on
  • Are you raising a BRAT?

    A piercing shriek cuts the air like a chainsaw through...

    read on
  • Less Tech ... More Talk

    WOW! What an amazing age we live in! Thanks to...

    read on
  • Our Boys!

    Our boys! It can be hard work living WITH them...

    read on
  • Raising stress-proof kids

    Stress: one of the unavoidable facts of modern life. Will...

    read on
  • Brick Walls & Jellyfish

    It’s funny how this parent-thing happens. One minute you’re a...

    read on
  • Backchat: Cuddly Little Bundle of Fun

    I don't know what you did in the holidays, but...

    read on
  • Look – There’s No Need To Yell!

    Yelling! It’s something nearly all parents resort to at least...

    read on
  • You Make Me Mad!: How to handle those angry feelings

    Late one morning in a house near yours, a young...

    read on
  • Backchat: Lucky to be Alive!

    We seem, these days, to have an over-supply of rule-makers,...

    read on
  • How to Hug a Hedgehog: Connecting with Teens

    Is there a hedgehog in your house? Do you have...

    read on
  • Wild NZ: Boys to Men

    “Adventure, with all its requisite danger and wildness, is a...

    read on
  • Keeping Kids Safe in Cyberspace

    Space (we’ve been told) is the final frontier. But a...

    read on
  • The Bully, The Bullied And The Bystander

    Do you remember when you were at school? Were you...

    read on
  • The Sixty-Minute Family

    You can't change the world in an hour, everybody knows...

    read on
  • Stand By Them

    One-in-six New Zealanders will experience depression at some time in...

    read on
  • Dingdongs And Other Bits

    The time had finally arrived. There was no point in...

    read on
  • That Kid In Your Child's Class

    DEAR PARENT: I KNOW. YOU’RE WORRIED ...

    read on
  • Dads Raising Daughters

    A respected clinical psychologist, prolific author, and popular TV personality...

    read on
  • Siblings Without Rivalry

    There are, in this world, certain absolutes ...

    read on
  • The Primal Wound

    Chances are you know someone who’s adopted ...

    read on
  • Empty Arms

    The average length of time it takes New Zealand couples...

    read on
  • Storytime

    Reading aloud to children is one of the most life-enhancing...

    read on
  • Coping with the Ex Factor

    Many people emerge from separation and divorce feeling scarred, bitter...

    read on
  • Last Child In The Woods

    There’s no question, Godzone boasts a great outdoors ...

    read on
  • Growing Up Too Fast

    Padded bras for six-year-old girls? Pole-dancing kits for children? ...

    read on
  • Free Range Kids

    The world is a dangerous place. Scary even ...

    read on
  • Remotely Controlled

    Do you realise that, by the time you're 75 ...

    read on
  • Brainy!

    It's widely known these days that the first two or...

    read on