14 08, 2017

Pio’s Parenting Show is Coming to Te Puke

By | 2017-08-14T11:38:55+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Home|0 Comments

Pio is one of the best loved performers in the country. As well as his skills as an entertainer, Pio has a deep understanding of, and a respect for, his Māori heritage and a profound understanding of the importance of healthy families. Pio will be with us, in person, for a great night for all [...]

30 06, 2017

WHAT DO YOU WANT YOUR WHĀNAU TO LOOK LIKE?

By | 2017-06-30T13:50:50+00:00 June 30th, 2017|Categories: Hāpai Mama, Home, Uncategorized|0 Comments

You may not feel like it or believe it, but if you are a parent you are a leader, and you have mana. You are leaders – rangatira. Rangatira - to be of high rank, become of high rank, ennobled, rich, well off, noble, esteemed, revered. There is the mana you are born with, from [...]

18 05, 2016

BULLYING PART 2: DON’T TURN THE OTHER CHEEK

By | 2017-06-09T16:40:33+00:00 May 18th, 2016|Categories: Home, Parenting|0 Comments

In my last blog I introduced a two part series on bullying. In it we discussed the belief “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. We discovered that kids and research tell us this just isn’t true. Talk to a child who has been bullied at school and you’ll discover they don’t [...]