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Creating Slow Time

Creating Slow Time
Our society prides itself on a parents ability to multi-task and juggle a hundred things at once...but at what cost to the emotional well-being of ...

Our favourite NZ kids books

Our favourite NZ kids books
We all know that reading has several benefits for children, especially when you start them young. It can build their social and cognitive developme...

Encouraging strong sibling relationships from the start

Encouraging strong sibling relationships from the start
We all want to imagine our children growing up together and becoming the kind of siblings who are the best of friends, knowing that they’ll alw...

Reading - one of the most impactful ways to spend time with your kids

Reading - one of the most impactful ways to spend time with your kids
 “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.”—Emilie Buchwald When we think back on our own childhoods, some of our most potent memo...

Our top Christmas gift ideas for the little ones

Our top Christmas gift ideas for the little ones
We love and as parents also subscribe to the 'want, need, wear, read' philosophy at Christmas time and feel that giving things using this method (e...

Squish all the bugs

Squish all the bugs
A new study from Chile has given all of us parents a reason to celebrate. Parenting in a mindful manner - which means being present in the moments ...

Who's teaching whom?

Who's teaching whom?
Are we teaching our kids, or are they teaching us?  Teaching our children is a huge part of parenting -‘we sit like this at the table’, ‘if you c...

A peek behind the scenes

A peek behind the scenes
For something a little different, I wanted to give you a little insight into what goes on behind the scenes over here at KC headquarters (aka my h...

It’s So Lovely To Be A Grandparent!

It’s So Lovely To Be A Grandparent!
Grandparents – they’re Precious, they’re Special and they’re Ours! They love us, they spoil us, they take us interesting places, they read us as ma...

We won! You gave us TWO Platinums!

We won! You gave us TWO Platinums!
We want to say a big, heartfelt “Thankyou!!” to “Loved By Parents”, which runs one of the largest and most trusted parenting awards programs worldw...

Attention busy parents!

Attention busy parents!
Quality Connection With Our Children The good news is – meaningful connection with our children is completely within our reach. Despite the never-e...

The Little Things

little things
Level 4 lockdown ends tonight. This is a good opportunity to take a minute and think back over all of the memories you’ve made in this time. There...