Category Archives: Parenting Tips

Navigating the 6 Stages of Play

Navigating the Six Stages of Play with Your Child with Loose Parts Thank you to [...]

Food Play and Why it is Important

Thank you to our guest author, Judith Yeabsley, The Confident Eater Allowing our child food [...]

6 Benefits of Baby Swimming Lessons

Yes, baby swimming lessons are a ‘thing’ and yes, there are plenty of benefits for [...]

Surviving Your Toddler’s First Time on the Snow

The powder has arrived, and so has the time for your toddler’s first time on [...]

Reading Outdoors with Children

Thank you to our guest author, Michelle Morpeth, founder of Outdoorsy NZ. Getting outdoors doesn’t [...]

Why Risky Play is an Important Part of Childhood

Just the thought of allowing or even encouraging risky play may send shivers up your [...]

5 Mindfulness Activities for Kids

Ready to spark “the joy of just being” in both yourself and your children? Mindfulness [...]

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Using Backyard Loose Parts to Calm Kids

Thank you to our guest author, Rachel McFedries, Occupational Therapist. What are “loose parts”? Loose [...]

How to Get Your Kids to Play Outside More

Do you have one of those kids who doesn’t like to play outside? It’s too [...]

7 Tips for Successful Baby Led Weaning

As your baby grows older, they start to show an interest in food. Baby led [...]