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Evidence-based parenting information and resources to support whānau

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Making quality time with your kids

Tips for balancing work commitments & whānau time

Do things together you enjoy

Making time to do fun things with tamariki

Having a support network

Who's in your support network?

Learning through play

Making learning fun through play with tamariki


Keeping your cool when your kids are melting down

Some tips for stressful times

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Tip of the week

Being rude

When a young child is rude, swears or answers back, they're often looking for a reaction from you. It's important to have simple, clear rules that everyone follows, so your kids know what's OK in your home.

Some tips to help could be:

- Try not to overreact to swearing or toilet talk
- Check what they are watching or listening to
- Praise the behaviour you want to see

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