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WHAT IF WE ADMITTED TO CHILDREN THAT SEX IS PRIMARILY ABOUT PLEASURE?

17 May, 2014. A couple of months ago, the sex education notice came home in my nine-year-old son's backpack. I didn't realize that, in...

I’m homeschooling my kids in Vanuatu – and it’s been a learning curve.

10 May, 2017. Vanuatu. By Rachel Mcintosh. - "Why don't you wipe your bum and eat it?" a boy yells at my nine-year-old daughter...

How the ‘tricky people’ concept saved my boys

Written by Jodie Norton (familyshare.com) Quick backstory. Actually, I'm incapable of condensing anything so it can be considered "quick" but I'll try. I was in...
KEITH NEGLEY

The Most Valuable Thing You Can Do For Your Kids

By Glennon Doyle Melton (Huffingtonpost.com, April 7, 2017) My daughter Tish once came home from school and told me her friend’s parents were getting divorced. She...
Emma Siulepa just wants better understanding for her autistic son Justin. Photo/Stephen Parker

Autism Awareness Day: Mothers share stories

By Alice Guy New Zealand (nzherald.co.nz, April 1, 2017) Rotorua's Emma Siulepa says all her 17-year-old son Justin wants is to be acknowledged, while she...

Teach Your Child to Gently Work Through a Mistake With These 5 Questions

By Amanda Jette Knox (Mothering.com, October 26, 2015) Big or small, we all make mistakes. It’s an unavoidable part of the human experience. These life blunders teach...

How to get rid of your kids uku’s – the Princess Leia Way.

When I was little, my nickname (courtesy of my loving siblings) was – Princess Leia. Or, as they spelled it – Princess Lia. No,...

Time To Be With Your Child

As a mum of five, I know that parenting is often about being forever-tired, yelling at kids to do stuff and to move faster...

Eldest child curse.

I am the eldest of 9 siblings. My eldest is also a girl. Oh how I have messed her up. I have discovered many terrible things we...

Make Your Own Samoa Xmas Tree Decorations

HAND MADE TREE ORNAMENTS Made from baked dough If you are looking for a fun Christmassy activity for the kids, this one was a huge hit...