All posts by Rachel Brodrick

Mom life’ with Anika Moa

In the spotlight this issue with KINETA BOOKER is New Zealand recording artist, radio and television presenter, and mother of four, ANIKA MOA, who has just released her much-anticipated third children’s album, Songs for Bubbas Vol.3. What surprised you most when you became a parent? …

Resene rainbow

What better way to brighten up a new fence than with a rainbow of Resene colours! By the children in Room 4 at Kaiapoi North School, with help from some awesome mums. The junior classes at Kaiapoi North School have a new fence around their …

Nude lunchboxes

With the wide-scale climate change movement happening around the world, it’s no wonder our communities are being inspired to do their part in helping the environment locally. So, why not start with our kids’ lunchboxes, writes KINETA BOOKER. I hear what you’re saying – how are …

Osteopathy and newborn checks

KELLY EDEN talks with the team at Merivale Osteopathy about the value of osteopathic treatment for new mums. A few weeks after my oldest daughter was born, I noticed she seemed uncomfortable sleeping with her head turned to the left. Like the baby advice says, I would …

Tell Me

What does it feel like to be in love? Is it embarrassing to have sex? Can a grandmother have children? What does LGBT mean? What happens if you don’t feel like having sex? Why do you get pimples? All excellent questions! Tell Me collects questions …

Osteopathy and newborn checks

KELLY EDEN talks with the team at Merivale Osteopathy about the value of osteopathic treatment for new mums. A few weeks after my oldest daughter was born, I noticed she seemed uncomfortable sleeping with her head turned to the left. Like the baby advice says, I would …