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Women can have it all, right? Look at our Prime Minister, juggling her 3-month-old daughter with the most important job in the country. If she can do it, so can we. Except Ardern has a full-time, stay-at-home partner and loads of support. How do normal families â where both parents often have to work â split the childcare?
Opinion: There is nothing like the start of school to bring out the materialistic side of Miss Six. Apparently the bag, lunch box and shoes that were perfectly acceptable just two weeks earlier are no longer to madam's liking.
Piers Morgan has been hit with a pie in the face on live TV after making fun of Daniel Craig's baby carrier.
A library story time has become a source of controversy after adults debated just how much diversity is good for children.
âBritish journalist and television personality Piers Morgan lit up social media on Sunday (Monday NZT) when he tweeted a photo of James Bond star Daniel Craig wearing his infant daughter in a baby carrier.
A friend's daughter recently came home from kindergarten in tears because another kid called her fat. She's four years old.
Sarah Gregorius stopped growing at 156cm. She was repeatedly told that she was too short for professional football. Eighty-two caps later, Sarah is now mentoring tamariki through Hutt City Council's 'Capital Stars Programme' and talks to UNICEF about the importance of self-belief.
Basketballer Damien Ekenasio played 17 seasons with the Wellington Saints, but he started out as an opera singer! He now mentors tamariki through Hutt City Council's 'Capital Stars Programme' and spoke to UNICEF about what matters most for children.
The mother of a young soldier killed when a unimog plunged off a cliff has found peace by transferring her grief onto canvass.
OPINION: About this time each year, a bunch of parents are sweating on letters arriving. They don't want to send their kids to local public secondary schools, so have put their names into "ballots" for out-of-zone enrolments and are waiting for the results.
Actor William Shatner, the original Captain Kirk, has suggested Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern sends her baby daughter, Neve, into space.
If you think having "the talk" with your teen just once gets you off the hook then think again - new research shows that it's ongoing conversations with adolescents that matter.
OPINION: Kids ran in and out the front door of a neighbour's house, scrabbling with basketballs, pausing to check in with their parents, moving on.
Grandparents are often called on to look after grandchildren while their parents work, most often on a part-time basis.