The Spinoff Parents

Parents
Mar 7, 2018

How to get your kid to go to sleep

Around the world parents pace hall ways and squeeze into bunk beds and sing songs and read books in an attempt to get their kids to go to sleep. At The Spinoff Parents we wanted to share all the ways we encourage children to fall asleep – methods that sometimes even work. Here's a collection of tips and tricks from real New Zealand parents.

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Parents
Feb 23, 2018

Things to do in Auckland with kids

We have a beautiful summer upon us and though school and kindy are back in session, our kids' appetite for leisure-time stimulation remains undimmed. Here's your crowd-sourced-from-real-parents guide to Auckland with little ones.

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Parents
Dec 26, 2017

Summer reissue: Crowdsourced hacks to make you feel better about your adequate parenting

Need a parenting hack? Spinoff Parents has got your back – sort of. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes shares the best (*mostly* best) reader brainwaves.

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Parents
Aug 2, 2017

Mothers hit back at the sexist shit Jacinda Ardern is facing

After careful discussion with a diverse group of parents, The Spinoff Parents position is that Mark Richardson is being a massive tool and he needs to put himself in the bin and then be thrown into the sea.

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Parents
Jul 11, 2017

Terrible and great crowdsourced hacks to make you feel better about your adequate parenting

Need a parenting hack? Spinoff Parents has got your back - sort of. Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes crowd-sourced the best(ish) brainwaves.

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Parents
Jun 28, 2017

‘My baby is ugly’ and other parent confessions

Spinoff Parents editor Emily Writes put the call out for your dirty little secrets about parenting and was inundated by text, email, and private message. Here's the best of the worst.

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