Posts Tagged ‘children’

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…

Beach safety

Keeping kids safe in the water this summer

Nothing beats a New Zealand Summer. The beach, BBQ’s, swimming and fun, but every year we lose too many of our precious children to the water. While we all do our best to pay attention there are a few things that are easy to miss. Lets work together to make sure our children can enjoy […] Read more…

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…

Egg Maternity Dress

EcoKids Boutique

At EcoKids Boutique you will find plenty of gently worn clothes that don’t cost the earth.  You can even get EcoKids Boutique to sell your  gently worn clothes on your behalf – that is really cool! Their range is constantly changing and evolving so be sure to like them on facebook for updates, new stock […] Read more…