Babies’ first foods lay the foundations of future eating habits, so a healthy start can establish healthy patterns for a lifetime. Beginning with the first tastes of solid food at around six months old, Feeding Little Tummies includes dozens of healthy, easy recipes that will inspire New Zealand parents, grandparents an... read more
Nicola Galloway deserves major kudos for her fantastic cookbook, Feeding Little Tummies. I've been using it for my one year old for several months now and we've hit gold with every recipe and idea. The recipes are simple to make, with easy to find ingredients and are adaptable for seasonal usage. I also appreciate the researc... read more
Understanding the Family Court what lawyers would tell you, if they had the time and you had the money is a jargon-free book that clearly sets out how the Family Court works and the law is applied. Knowledge is not only power but saves you money. Obtain an understanding of the operation of the Family Court and the relevan... read more
Jet and Tui are friends. They both have a secret problem with bedwetting Their story will help children who wet the bed to see that they are not the only ones, and that with a little help one day their secret too will be a thing of the past. A comprehensive section at the back of the book provides information and practic... read more
Like most people, you probably want to consider names for your new baby sooner rather than later. Scrolling through the possibilities is, after all, one of the upsides of pregnancy - no weight gain, bouts of nausea, leg cramps, or nana pants involved. Hey, You is a must-have manual for naming your newborn that takes a humorou... read more
n his bestselling book Raising Competent Children Juul talks about embracing a new set of values, based on the assumption that families must be built not on authoritarian force or democratic tyranny, but on dignity and reciprocity between parent and child. Children are competent to express their feelings from birth, and they ... read more
You were there, so sweet so small. The dearest baby of them all. With a delightful story running throughout, and space for thoughts and feelings as well as photos and mementos, this beautiful Baby Book is the ideal way to record your most precious memories during pregnancy and the birth of your child. Includes a large pocket... read more
Postnatal depression (PND) affects 10 to 20 per cent of new mothers in New Zealand and can persist for months - even years - if not detected and treated. Yet many women suffer in silence. In Mothers Cry Too, New Zealand psychiatrist Dr Sara Weeks, a leading expert in the field of maternal health, describes the many conditions... read more
America has long compared its students to top-performing kids of other nations. But how do the world's education superpowers look through the eyes of an American high school student? Author Amanda Ripley follows three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living and learning in Finland, South Korea, and Poland. Through... read more
Qualified nurse, personal trainer, fitness instructor, massage therapist and mother of two, Rachel Tomkinson, has spent the past four years researching ways to prevent her youngest daughter from suffering the severe eczema and 24 food allergies she was diagnosed with. Her investigation has brought to the fore that real food p... read more
While our kids are safer now than they have ever been, we are constantly fearful for them. We drive them everywhere, organise their time, and cocoon them from every imaginable danger, assuming we're doing the right thing. Even when they are teenagers we continue to manage their lives, and unwittingly prevent their development... read more
The Good Man Project, a major study in 24 boys' schools around New Zealand, aimed to discover how best to help boys become men.
Celia Lashlie's involvement with the research, and her work in prisons and parenting, enable her to offer more of the razor-sharp insights and no-nonsense suggestions we have come to expect fro... read more
Brings together key scientific evidence about the way infants think and react to their parents and the outside world. This title offers guidance on sleeping, feeding, playing and washing as well as stage-by-stage advice on your baby's physical, intellectual and emotional development from birth to five.
First released in 1985, and with 8 reprints, this edition of this important down-to-earth approach to teaching children to sleep through the night has had a design and cover makeover, as well as incorporating updated information. This edition is a result of a request by Plunket, and repeated requests from parents who have con... read more
One in three people in the UK is part of a stepfamily. Remarriages now make up 38% of weddings and many of these marriages involve children from previous relationships on both sides. It's an unfortunate statistic that 70% of blended families break up within the first three years.
Seven years ago Jo Danks was in that ver... read more
Few books have stayed in the news as much as Steve Biddulph's million-copy seller RAISING BOYS. It has changed how we parent sons. Thousands of parents keep their boy at home a year longer before starting school and tens of thousands have taught their sons to cook (sparking a worldwide pasta shortage!). And an incredible resu... read more
Perfect for expectant parents or young families, Stuff I Wish I Knew is an easy to read, light hearted overview of raising children through the early years. This collection of proven, helpful advice passed on from many seasoned parents to you, will encourage you to relax and not sweat the small stuff - leaving you the time yo... read more
So you want your child to be ...a famous rugby player? How about Phaidra or Zinz? ...an opera singer? How about Montserrat or Placido? ...a world-class fashion designer? How about Donatella or Valentino? What's in a name? Nobody knows what the future will hold, but we should never underestimate the influence of a well-chosen ... read more
Rules for Raising Little Girls "As the father of a daughter, I wish I'd read this very funny book sooner, if only to know that it's OK for a grown man to wear a tutu." --Dave Barry "Required reading for any parent who doesn't know pants from leggings." --Dan Zevin, author of Dan Gets a Minivan: Life at the Intersection of Dud... read more
Hope - and help - for your child. For twenty years Dr. Ricki Robinson has been providing hope and help for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Her integrative, strengths-based approach to treatment includes a thorough evaluation of your child's medical, developmental, social, emotional, behavioral and educational issues ... read more