There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children.
One of these is roots, the other, wings.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Parenting is probably one of the hardest and yet most rewarding jobs on the planet. Each child is different and none seems to come with an instruction manual!
This page is intended to provide you with some useful links to access information, ideas and resources to support you in your role of parenting.
This is your one stop shop when it comes to parenting advice, handy tips and useful resources. It is an easy to follow website packed full of relevant articles and documents covering a range of topics including free activities to do with your family, App and website recommendations, book suggestions and routine charts.
Below are some shortcuts to some of the great pages.
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There’s a whole lot of free and affordable parenting support available in Otautahi – whether it’s something big or small, or simply a desire to connect with parents just like you, there’s something for everyone.
There are lots of free parenting apps out there that can make the world’s toughest job just that little bit easier.
Tiny Adventures is a totally free app. It’s filled with easy and fun activities to do with your child—even if you’ve got just a minute to spare. The app contains 87 activities that take anywhere from one minute to an hour, and include items like “bouncy balloony fun” and “jokey journeys” as well as arts and crafts activities.