The hysteria over screen time for children is quite out of control. The suggestion seems to be that it's safer to give your child a wasp hive dipped in cyanide than it is to give them an iPad. Angela Cuming is pushing back against the many headlines.
Hamilton City Councillor Garry Mallett is the subject of a formal complaint over allegations he used the words 'fags' and 'homos' while on council business. But he has defended any use of such terms, and warned the Spinoff against getting 'sucked into this politically correct vortex', reports Angela Cuming.
Huggies NZ just published a 'helpful' guide to toilet training for 'girls' and 'boys' and got a hell of a response to it. Angela Cuming hits back at the silly manual that seems like it's straight out of the 1950s.
She's an anti-vaccination, anti-fluoride campaigner who believes measles is a hoax and polio can be cured with vitamin C. Meet Siggi Henry, one of the most powerful people in our fourth largest city. Angela Cumming reports.
The 'experts' are quick to tell us to never ever leave our kids alone in the car, even for a second. But is that really the safest option every time? Mother of three Angela Cuming doesn't think so.
Like a lot of mothers, Angela Cuming is frankly sick of Jamie Oliver parenting advice. Get ready for a rant about Oliver and the army of judgers who don't know shit about kids who are picky eaters.
How did we ever reach a point where 'Is it OK to kiss your kids?' was actually asked multiple times around the world in apparently reputable news outlets? Angela Cuming looks at one of this week's most infuriating parenting stories.
It's New Zealand's most successful city slogan, by far – and the council had nothing to do with it. Angela Cuming finds out how a grassroots social media movement created an explosion of civic pride.