What happens when your little darlings are spending the day at a holiday programme? They lie, they tell your secrets, they hurt themselves and others, says Thom Adams – and he wouldn't have it any other way.
New Zealand has had legally-mandated equal pay for women since 1972 but, as the new Treat Her Right campaign makes clear, we still have far to go to reach true pay equality. Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw explains why the economic imbalance between genders is about a lot more than just equal pay for equal work.
What do you do when your child is being graded poorly in a system that doesn't feel set up for kids like them? Emmaline Matagi writes of her hopes and dreams for a child who is smart, gentle, and 'below standard' in literacy.
Every day, all around the world, babies are born and people become parents. It's a beautiful thing. Emily Writes has a message for all of the new mothers who are welcoming their new babies.
The hilarious Thom Adams is back with tales of parenting from the animal world that are heart warming and terrifying. Definitely the only parenting post you will read today that includes the line "those fucking penguins".
How can we stop devastating acts by mothers who are mentally ill? How can we support isolated mothers who are suffering from serious mental health issues? The first step, Julia Kerr believes, is changing the way we talk about mothers and mental illness to protect both children and their parents.
Disney's Moana has been a smash hit in New Zealand. Children everywhere want to dress up as characters from the movie. So how to do you let your child dress up as Maui without appropriating Pasifika cultre? It's easy - Emmaline Matagi is here to tell you how.
Starting a new school can be daunting for both parent and child. Lynda Cooke is a mother of four, now adult children, and has been teaching for thirty years. She's been there, done that - and she's got some tips for you.