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Feel Brave Books

Avril McDonald is writing “little stories about big feelings” to give children the tools to cope with their emotions. Read More

Building Self-confidence

As The Back to Work Coach, Rebekah Fraser is passionate about supporting mums re-build their career after having children. Rebekah has written a guest blog for PORSE on building self-confidence. Read More

Why play matters more than ABCs and 123s

There is no evidence that learning to read younger has any advantage, in fact, creative play uses much more of the brain than teacher-led learning. Read More

Home-based care is the alternative to “Dangerous Daycares”

Early childcare teachers have spoken out in RNZ’s article claiming that some centres are deliberately cutting corners and operating with fewer teachers than legally required, putting children’s safety at risk. Read More

Tongue-tied

New mothers are often told, “breastfeeding is best”. However, sometimes the milk just doesn’t flow and more mothers believe that tongue-tie might be to blame. Read More

Keeping safe around dogs

Research shows that having a dog is good for children as it increases their attentiveness, decreases anxiety and improves their emotional intelligence. Read More

Ever heard of Technoference?

It’s the term used to describe interference in your personal relationships due to the over-use of technology such as smartphones, tablets, computers, and other devices. Read More