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WIN! One of two Nestling Jumbo Stainless Steel Lunch Boxes from Phunky Bento!

Embrace eco-friendly lunches with the Nestling Jumbo Stainless Steel Lunch Box from our friends at Phunky Bento. Spacious and stylish, it’s ideal for both adults and kids, while being a reusable and sustainable lunch solution that’s kind to our planet. Valued at $99.50, the Nestling Jumbo features a removable silicone seal and ensures a leak-proof […]

WIN! 1 of 3 ecostore Dish Soap Bar prize packs!

Say hello to plastic-free dish washing with ecostore’s Dish Soap Bar in lemon or grapefruit. Tough on grease, yet gentle on hands each bar lasts 125 washes, the equivalent of two bottles of dish liquid. Each prize pack includes four Dish Soap Bars (2 x lemon and 2 x grapefruit) and a wooden ecostore dishwashing brush.  […]

WIN! 1 of 4 copies of ‘The Beach Activity Book’

Help the kids explore different water worlds including beaches, lakes, and riverbanks with these 99 different activities that cover all seasons. The activities include ‘draw’, ‘make’, ‘do’, ‘look’, ‘collect’, and ‘feel’ options. Written by trained teacher Rachel Haydon and illustrated by Pippa Keel, Mātauranga Māori concepts and nature connectedness are integral themes. It’ll have the […]

Lunchbox mojo: Apple pie muffins

Need more healthy lunchbox inspo? These muffins from nutritionist Claire Turnbull are one of the most popular on her website. Ingredients: (makes 18 muffins)   How to make: *I always add chia seeds to my baking to boost the fibre, but you can make these without if you don’t have them in. Watch them being […]

Lunchbox mojo: Banana, coconut and blueberry muffins

Love a good muffin?  Then you must try this ideal lunchbox recipe from nutritionist Claire Turnbull. These tasty muffins are much higher in fibre and lower in sugar than regular muffins. Ingredients: How to make: Preheat oven to 170 degrees celsius and put muffin liners into a 12 hole muffin tray. I like to use […]

Don’t get tied up in knots over shoelaces

In the rush out the door in the morning, stopping to teach little ones how to tie their shoelaces can be a harrowing experience. But put some time aside to practice with them when things aren’t so hectic and you’ll reap the rewards, says JACKIE RIACH of Triple P Positive Parenting. While tying laces is […]

BYOD 101: Online safety for beginners

Have you just bought your child their first device? Here’s what you need to know to keep them safe as they dive into the online world. By Sonia Speedy. Our eldest daughter will be taking a shiny new Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) to school this year for the first time and she’s dead excited. […]

Introducing your new partner to the kids

Introducing your new partner to the kids is a huge step in any relationship and something you want to get right. Mental health coach TRACEY HORTON has some tips on how to do it well for everyone involved.