All posts by Rachel Brodrick

Life after loss

Checking the health of your unborn child in an ultrasound scan is routine during pregnancy, but when you’re told your baby has life-threatening health issues, it’s completely heart breaking. REBECCA W shares her story with Family Times. My husband and I were so excited to …

More to a mouth than teeth

The mouth can be the window into the rest of the body, and GRAHAME DUTTON and the team at Duxton Dental take this into account when looking at your child’s teeth. With a holistic approach like this, other issues can be revealed. You might think …

Could I be a better parent?

WONITA WOOLHOUSE has had years of experience in paediatrics and mental health. She discusses what positive parenting means. Positive Parenting is a phrase I hear often, as a way to encourage what I imagine to be warm, thoughtful interactions with our children. The bit that …

10 questions with Rhys Darby

In the spotlight this issue with KINETA BOOKER is international comedy star RHYS DARBY, who has just released the first book in his new funny fiction series for children – The Top Secret Undercover Notes of Buttons McGinty. Rhys is also Dad to two young …

Barbecue bliss

BRYDON HELLER introduces us to a tasty new range that offers a healthier approach to our Kiwi summer barbecues. Summer is here! And that means more time eating outdoors, meat on the barbecue and picnics at the beach! Long summer days out and about enjoying …

Experience Wellington

Whether you’re there for a short jaunt or a long relaxing week, Wellington is the perfect place for a family holiday, writes KINETA BOOKER. Wellington is a favourite holiday destination of my son, Austen. He’s been there only once – more than a year ago, …