All posts by Rachel Brodrick

DIY Heuristic play

By Rachel McFedries Babies don’t need many toys. A lovely way to provide a rich learning experience for your baby or toddler is with a heuristic play basket – also known as a treasure basket. A heuristic play basket is a collection of items found …

Egg donation

Kelly Eden talks with Dr Sarah Wakeman about egg donation in New Zealand and what’s involved in the process of becoming a donor. Many couples and individuals struggle with infertility in New Zealand. Starting a family is not always straightforward or easy. Adoption is rare …

Positive 
Parenting

By Michele Powles and Renee Liang It’s a charged phrase, positive parenting. Am I parenting positively when I grab my Lego engineer’s “wand” and “suggest” he not poke his brother in the eye with it? Or am I setting him up to feel he’s done …

ENTRIES CLOSED – 10 x CUPPACOFFEECUP prize pack

CUPPACOFFEECUP prize pack in time for Mother’s Day! This prize pack features three awesome cup designs by well-known NZ artists: ‘Moon and Back’ by Toodles Noodles, ‘Superbloom’ by Love Lis, and ‘Pukeko Mum’ by Janine Millington. These gorgeous cups will make a great gift for mum – and they’re 100 …