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Multilingual kids are smart kids!

Multilingual kids are smart kids!

Does being bilingual make your child smarter? Now that’s a big question! Research has shown that bilingual (or multilingual) children have increased cognitive function. At a very basic level it means that if you’re bilingual, your brain is really great at doing multiple things at once! 

What if they KNEW your love never left them?

What if they KNEW your love never left them?
The main anxiety children have when they are separated from you, is uncertainty.They have to leave the safe and familiar behind for the unknown. If...

Why Quality Time With Adults Fosters Healthy Brain Development

Why Quality Time With Adults Fosters Healthy Brain Development
You’ve probably heard us mention this before but the early years are the best opportunity for a child’s brain to develop the connections they need to be healthy, capable, successful adults. 

Buy One Give One - this week only

Buy One Give One - this week only
  https://thekissco.co.nz/collections/kiss-co-kids So how do we incorporate gifting and empathy into a little one's life? Start by practicing shar...

What makes a best friend?

What makes a best friend?
The big, wide world can be a lot for your little one’s to take on but friends help make it a warmer (and friendlier!) place. So what’s the science ...

Don’t forget the sibling!

Don’t forget the sibling!
When our babies arrived we were so grateful to friends and family who considered the feelings of our other children at what can be a very emotional...

Feeling grateful, and here's why

Feeling grateful, and here's why
I’ve had the most glorious past couple of days enjoying my little ‘work from home’ gig. I’ve planned ads, though up new products, had chats with th...

The Amazing Secret of a Guilty Mum in New Zealand

The Amazing Secret of a Guilty Mum in New Zealand
I was very career focussed in my 20’s. I saw lots of women leave the workforce to have children and not return. Not for me I thought, why put so ma...

Fun at home in the School Holidays!

Fun at home in the School Holidays!
  Here at the Kiss Co we are passionate about nurturing affection and quality time with the babies and children in our lives. We also know the chal...

Our opinions and thoughts on showing affection 

Our opinions and thoughts on showing affection 
We all know the saying ‘children should be seen and not heard’ - perhaps we were told it ourselves when we were kids. 

Grow a moment at a time

Grow a moment at a time
How people can continually become better at parenting / grandparenting, one moment or day at a time New Year goal setting and intentions can be a ...

Which Generation had the best Childhood?

Which Generation had the best Childhood?
It’s the age-old question - the debate that filled countless Letter to the Editor pages long before it clogged up comment sections, blogs and our ...