Babies in the beehive

Babies in the Beehive

Baby

Our Prime Minister has had her baby, but she won't be the first Kiwi MP to combine parenting and politics. We talked to Northland MP Willow-Jean Prime about juggling new motherhood with a demanding ro ...

Home grown

You & Your Family

The demand for quality early childcare is growing as more mothers return to the workforce. Read more for how PORSE offers a great home-based option.

Baby in red buggy outside on grass

Your ‘ready for baby’ checklist

Pregnancy

Planning for a new baby can be all consuming. It feels like there’s so much to organise. However rest assured, with a little planning & foresight you’ll start to feel more in control & ready to roll!

Ice skating over prepared parent

Is being an over-prepared parent killing your buzz?

You & Your Family

Editor, Bianca Zander, takes her boys ice skating and finds that often the most perfect days can be unplanned.

Summer picnics

You & Your Family

Summer is here, bringing us the opportunity to head outdoors and enjoy picnic lunches and dinners galore. Di Kaino, wife of Kiwi rugby star Jerome Kaino, shares one of her favourite healthy picnic rec ...

Let's get physical

You & Your Family

Our blogger and personal trainer Evana Patterson shares her top tips for getting back your fitness back after baby.

New mother with her baby

Mum's wellness

Pregnancy

Our newest blogger, life coach, and personal trainer Evanna Patterson shares her top tips for your wellness after your baby is born.

Phil and Teds

You & Your Family

As a parent you wear many hats, so it goes without saying that you need baby gear that can keep up with you! Discover phil&teds voyager buggy!

Editor's essential items

You & Your Family

Our Editor, Bianca, chooses her top picks for camping this summer!

DIY Nursery: Create a nursery

DIY Nursery: Create a great nursery

Pregnancy

If the drive to nest has reached urgent levels and your nursery Pinterest board is overflowing, here's our guide to getting it right the first time.

APO Orchestra for Baby

Q&A with Thomas Hamill

Baby

Thomas Hamill, Director of Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra APO Connecting Education programme tunes us in to the facts and myths around music and education.

Getting outdoors with kids: how to keep active and stay sane!

You & Your Family

Just because you are a parent, doesn’t mean you suddenly don’t like the activities you enjoyed before baby. Sure you probably have less energy and weird stains on your clothes now, but you are still y ...

Looking after yourself when trying to conceive

Pregnancy

We know that dietary and lifestyle factors can affect both fertility and a healthy pregnancy. Sandra Clair from Artemis shares her advice on the best ways to look after yourself at this important time ...

Calming feeling

Pregnancy

Renowned plant medicine expert and founder of Artemis Sandra Clair gives advice on which plant medicines you can take during pregnancy to maintain a sense of calm

Healthy christmas snacks

Healthy Christmas snacks

You & Your Family

It is officially time to get into the Christmas spirit! Our blogger Stacey Kemeys has created three fun snacks to bring some festivity to your little ones' meal times.

Wisdom from a mum

You & Your Family

Kirsty Foster is a mum to three boys (aged 8 years, 5 years and 11 weeks), a qualified ECE and primary school teacher and is training to be a Montessori teacher. She shares her tips for happiness.

Healing herbs

Healing herbs

You & Your Family

Renowned plant medicine expert and founder of Artemis Sandra Clair on how the healing properties of certain herbs can assist in supporting postpartum wellbeing.

Little girl giving younger brother kiss

Future proof buys

You & Your Family

It’s no secret that having children can involve parting with money, sanity & space around the house. However, there is no need to feel down, because finding baby items that grow or change with you can ...

DIY Nursery: Harrisons

Pregnancy

An important step when creating a beautiful nursery for your new addition is taking some time to decide upon the flooring. Let us help you choose!

Turn your love of children into a qualification

Turn your love of children into a qualification

You & Your Family

Did you know you can turn your love of children and education into a qualification? Discover how, with PORSE.

Be there for your baby with PORSE

Be there for your baby with PORSE

You & Your Family

Help develop your little one into a well-rounded child with PORSE.

10 school holiday activities

10 school holiday activities

Toddler

Our top 10 things to do in the July school holidays!

Top 5 features of merino

Top 5 features of merino

You & Your Family

We find out why merino is often a go-to material of choice for your little one!

Elk and Me

Elk and Me Fashion Week Q&A

You & Your Family

Joining us on the runway for our Little Treasures Mum & Kids show is Elk and Me. We catch up with the team behind this organic clothing brand.

Mini Whinny

Book Review: Miny Whinny by Stacy Gregg

You & Your Family

We talk to Stacy Gregg about her latest book, Mini Whinny: Happy Birthday to Me!

annabel langbein

Q&A with Annabel Langbein

Toddler

Annabel Langbein on why it's never too early to get kids in the kitchen baking treats of their own...

Man reading book on couch to three children

Love grows brains

Baby

Reading your baby a story. Singing a nursery rhyme. Smiling and giggling together. These are all magic moments between a parent and child. But they’re also setting the stage for your baby’s lifelong ...

Toddler eating toast in high chair shrugging shoulders

Next level baby gear

You & Your Family

Planning for a new baby is an intense time! Parents want all their ducks in a row before delivery day, so when they arrive home, the family is ready to accommodate a new little flatmate.

baby monitor - vtech

Watching me, watching you

You & Your Family

Leaving your little one to sleep independently for the first time can be daunting. To alleviate some worry, we look at one of the best baby monitors on the market.