Hip Displasia

Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia or ‘clicky hips’ is a condition that occurs when the hip joint is misaligned or deformed. It can vary from mild to severe. Hip Dysplasia is fairly common occurring in 1-2 out of every thousand people. Caroline Smith tells us about her experience with Hip Dysplasia in both her daughters: Both my pregnancies and […] Read more…

Whats on this weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend? We have put together a few things happening around the country that may help keep the family entertained Auckland Alberton Market Day A family friendly market located on the beautiful grounds of the historic Alberton Mansion. The day will include entertainment, food, street food stalls, giveaways and competitions, […] Read more…

Breakfast Muffins

Savoury Breakfast Muffins

Breakfast – the most important meal of the day and the weekend calls for something a bit more special than the usual bowl of cereal or toast. Kids love Pancakes, French Toast and other yummy sweet breakfast treats , but these savoury muffins are a great weekend breakfast treat. And because they are in a […] Read more…

The barefoot Book of Children

Helping Children Embrace Diversity – The Barefoot Book of Children

Teaching our children to embrace social diversity and celebrate human differences is key to creating a peaceful integrated society. ‘The Barefoot Book of Children’ with hand-painted illustrations and straight forward text invites children to ask themselves: How do other children live? How are we different? And most importantly: How are we alike?  The Barefoot Book of Children is a […] Read more…

cauliflower tots

Cauliflower Tots

Ahhh the on going challenge of getting kids to eat their veges… some kids are ok while others will cry, gag and throw them out the window when you are not looking (my daughter did this). According to studies there is actual science behind the reason that children don’t like veges. Children are apparently more […] Read more…

Baby Led Weaning

Baby Led Weaning

Baby Led Weaning was a concept started in the 1980’s which involved a significant change in the way we introduce babies to solids. Traditionally babies started solids from as early as 4 months old and began with very smooth pureed versions of any food. Baby Led Weaning takes a different approach – allowing baby to […] Read more…

Baked Mushroom Risotto

Meal Ideas- Baked Mushroom Risotto

Running low on meal motivation? This delicious Baked Mushroom Risotto from Nestles Tasty Recipes could be a new favourite on your meal list. This was a hit in our house, mushrooms have only just made it off the disgusting list with our kids so I am excited to add some mushroom recipes to our dinner […] Read more…

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