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Little Treasures Issue 179 Summer 2017

Little Treasures is New Zealand’s most read parenting magazine. It is a trusted source of information that demystifies parenthood and reassures and inspires new and expectant mothers. It covers all the issues that concern modern parents including feeding, sleeping, newborn care, health, development and play. It also focuses on the needs of mothers enabling them to live well and make good choices for themselves and their family.

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in this issue

2 min
editor’s letter

As I write this, I have one more week to go before I drop off the face of the Earth to begin my nesting phase. That’s right, baby number two will soon be here! Things have been a little different this time around. When I was eagerly awaiting my first child, Poppy, we had a name, a nursery and a birth plan – everything felt organised and under control. This time... not so much! Between working, living and raising Poppy, it’s a lot harder to find the time to plan and obsess over the details. It’s given me a new appreciation for how large families and single parents cope. Managing the time and attention required to bring up their wee ones while working full-time jobs is a challenge. But ultimately one that…

1 min

Emily Harrison As an events producer for more than 10 years, working in both New Zealand and London, Emily has worked in many different industries and currently loves the diversity and enthusiasm of media. Working across various titles for Tangible Media, she gets to share her love of hospitality, fashion, food, culture and people with a number of different magazine brands. As part of this issue, Emily did an amazing job of organising and co-ordinating our Little Treasures’ Mum & Kids’ Show at New Zealand Fashion Week. Turn to page 40 to check it out. Jai Breitnauer Jai Breitnauer has worked in the media for 17 years, and is a former editor of Good magazine. Freelance now, she has two boys aged eight and five, and enjoys writing about pregnancy, parenting, health and…

1 min
cover stars

starring Baxter & Teddy starring Cleo & Neve starring Mia & Will…

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1 min
from you

WHAT FUNNY QUOTES HAVE YOUR LITTLE ONES COME OUT WITH? Ines: “In the shower, Master Nearly Three says, “T has a willy, L has a willy, Mummy doesn’t have a willy. We need to go to the supermarket to get a willy for Mummy.” Karin: “In supermarket at checkout with then Mr Three - ”My mum doesn’t wear undies...” Cue awkward silence and uncomfortable stares... “She wears knickers!” Cristina: My little one told a friend when asked not go too close to the water, “You can’t control my life!” Rebecca: Mr Almost Three, on my first night home from the hospital after giving birth to our second, comes into the bathroom while I’m showering and says, “No baby in your tummy now, Mum. It’s just fat.” Erin: “My favourite vegetable I hate the most is…

3 min
the little things

WIN KIWIANA KITSCH WELL-KNOWN NEW ZEALAND ARTIST AND LOVER OF KITSCH DICK FRIZZELL HAS CREATED A BRAND NEW CHILDRENS’ TOY THAT IS SET TO HIT SHELVES FROM THIS CHRISTMAS. ORIGINALLY DESIGNED AS A GIFT FOR HIS GRANDCHILDREN, THIS HAND-PAINTED WOODEN TOY WILL BE AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT FARMERS STORES NATIONWIDE. Win one of four KiWi KiWi toys! Enter online at treasures.co.nz. No more plastic Going plastic free can be daunting when you’re on the go with a young family. Little Earth Nest has come up with some ethical alternatives to your usual kitchen essentials. From reusable shopping bags, to reusable cling wrap and food storage pockets, founder and Pippa Buxton has found creative ways to reduce plastic waste. “Many people find the term ‘plastic free’ overwhelming,” says Pippa. “It sounds so cold turkey and final. The…