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  • Tips On Packing for School Camp - Ultimate Kiwi Parent's Guide
    Packing for school camp can quickly become a parent's worst nightmare. From deciphering the packing list, to sourcing the items your kids don't have and trying to squish everything into one bag, it's enough to make you scream! But relax, because we've written a great guide to help you out!
    Posted: Wednesday 6 June 2018
  • How Should I Introduce My Baby to Swimming?
    Water confidence starts right from the first time you give your baby a bath! Being comfortable lying, playing and splashing pave the groundwork for a happy and confident swimmer in the future. As parents, we're often given advice on a range of parenting aspects, including baby swimming lessons. Today we're going to discuss the best ways to introduce your baby to swimming and if formal swimming lessons are necessary.
    Posted: Tuesday 8 May 2018
  • When Your Child Doesn't Want to Go to School - What Do You Do?
    As parents, we've all had days when our child refuses to go to school. But what do you do when your child doesn't want to go to school at all? We discuss the possible reasons why and what you can do about it.
    Posted: Monday 30 April 2018
  • NZ’s Top Birthday Gifts for Kids Turning 5
    Struggling to find awesome birthday gifts for kids turning 5? Well, not now! We’ve put together the most comprehensive list in NZ of what five-year olds (and their parents) really want you to give them. Come and see it now!
    Posted: Tuesday 6 March 2018
  • Reading to Kids – How to Make It A Part of Your Daily Routine
    We know reading to kids is important, but many of us struggle to find the time to do so. We’ve put together a collection of tips which are easy to implement to help you out and build that bond between you and your little one. Learn what they are now!
    Posted: Friday 23 February 2018
  • Prioritising Your Life: Reduce Stress & Increase Your Happiness
    As a Mum, your life is extraordinarily busy. From cooking to cleaning, school trips to swimming lessons, it’s a struggle to find time for all the important things you need to do. Thankfully there is a way to make things easier and that’s by prioritising your life. It’s like making a to do list, with each thing given a level of importance. Are you ready to start making your life easier and more fun? Here’s how …
    Posted: Thursday 1 February 2018
  • How to Survive Your Child’s First Day at School
    Finally, it’s arrived. It’s your child’s first day at school and your home is full of emotions. Anxiety, sadness, excitement or fear: they’re all normal emotions on this special day. As a Mum though, you’ll probably feeling a mixture of ‘thank goodness, they’re finally going,’ all the way through to ‘they’re too little to go to school.’ So, we’ve put some tips together to help you and your family survive your child’s first day at school.
    Posted: Wednesday 24 January 2018
  • 5 Great Ways to Record Your Child’s Milestones
    Your child’s first tooth, their first step, their first word and their first smile. They’re all important events and they only happen once. Have you thought about how you will record your child’s milestones? We have, and we’ve found five creative ways to capture them for eternity.
    Posted: Monday 1 January 2018
  • 7 Essential Pencil Case Supplies Your Kids Must Have
    I don’t know about you, but when I receive the school stationary list, I get so excited! There’s something about buying new books and essential pencil case supplies that I really love. Maybe it’s the fact they are new and bring a range of possibilities for using them. Perhaps it’s just the fact that they come in many colours and styles. Whatever it is, I feel somewhat of an expert when it comes to choosing pencil case supplies for my kids. So, I’ve made a list of seven essential pencil case supplies to make things easier for you.
    Posted: Wednesday 1 November 2017
  • 5 Great Ways to Record Your Child’s Milestones
    Your child’s first tooth, their first step, their first word and their first smile. They’re all important events and they only happen once. Have you thought about how you will record your child’s milestones? We have, and we’ve found five creative ways to capture them for eternity.
    Posted: Wednesday 1 November 2017
  • Here's Why You Must Read Each Day to Your Child
    As parents, fitting in time to read each day to your child can be challenging! There's washing, dishes, cleaning and did I mention washing to do? But reading is something I am passionate about and I want my kids to love it too. Why? Well, I’m glad you asked …
    Posted: Friday 11 August 2017
  • 5 Ways Mums Can Improve Time Management & Reduce Stress at Home
    If I could name two things in my life I want to change, they would be my time management and my stress levels. That’s because being a Mum keeps me incredibly busy, often with no time for myself.
    Posted: Monday 24 July 2017
  • Easy Swimming Trips
    Let's face it sometimes trips out with kids just aren't as fun for us as it is for them! I have something that can make swimming trips fun and easy for you and the kids.
    Posted: Thursday 2 February 2017