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Give from the heart this Christmas

For many of us Christmas is a time of celebration and excess – too much food, gifts galore and enjoying time with family and friends. But Christmas can also be a time of crisis for many families around New Zealand, highlighting poverty, abuse and welfare issues. Using Christmas as a time to give not just […] Read more…

Raising a sensitive child

Raising a highly sensitive child

I didn’t know it then, but I certainly felt it. Being a sensitive child makes growing up tough, you feel everything so much more deeply than others and you don’t know why. Being extra sensitive or an HSP (Highly Sensitive Person) is fairly common, occurring in 15 to 20% of the population. There are many […] Read more…

Staying Sane without Sleep

Some babies are great sleepers (so I have heard) while others are more keen on a 20-minute nap every 3 or 4 hours. Either way at some point most parents will endure a period where they get less sleep than is needed to function well. Perhaps the hardest thing about sleep deprivation is that it […] Read more…

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